Parish Council agenda 5 May 2021


Ms Fiona Clampin

Clerk to the Council




EX14 3AJ

01404 851442

28th April 2021

Local Government Act 1972



The Annual Assembly of the Parish Meeting for Gittisham will be held on Wednesday 5th May 2021 at 7.30pm

The meeting will be open to the public, and accessible using the Zoom details below.

Annual Parish Meeting Agenda

  1. Introduction by Council Chair
  2. Apologies for absence 
  3. Report on the Council’s activities in 2020/21 by the Council Chair
  4. Annual Police Report
  5. County and District representatives’ reports
  6. Reports by village organisations
  7. To consider any matters raised by residents.

Annual Council Meeting Agenda

27th April 2021

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the Annual Council Meeting to be held via Zoom on Wednesday 5th May 2021 commencing at 7.30pm (following the Annual Parish Meeting) to discuss items on the Agenda and to make resolutions as appropriate.

The Parish Council Meeting has to take place tonight remotely for reasons of social distancing brought in by HM Government during the COVID-19 outbreak.   

Prior to the start of the meeting a period of 15 minutes is allowed to permit any resident to bring appropriate matters to the notice of the Council.  Please contact the clerk if you would like to do this, preferably by email in advance of the meeting, with a question you wish to be raised with Councillors on your behalf.  Alternatively, members of the public can join the meeting by following the Zoom link below. If you are unable to use this facility but would still like to participate, please contact the clerk.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 840 0272 1803

Passcode: 612589

  1. To elect a Chair
  2. To receive the Chair’s declaration of Acceptance of Office
  3. To accept and approve apologies
  4. To confirm the Minutes of the Ordinary meeting held on 7th April 2021
  5. To receive the Beat Manager’s report
  6. To receive declarations of interest
  7. To consider actions from last meeting not otherwise on the agenda
  8. To receive reports from County Council and District Council representatives
  9. To consider the following planning applications:

a)             21/0944/FUL Pomeroy House Gittisham Honiton EX14 3AJ Outdoor pool with plant in existing outbuilding and re-grading / landscaping works within the walled garden; localised repairs and reinstatement of section of collapsed garden boundary wall.

  1. To receive reports from councillors on areas of responsibility and actions since the last meeting:

  • To note the latest planning decision notices (Cllr Orchard)
  • To receive an update on highways (Cllr Orchard)
  • To consider plans for expenditure in the parish under the Community Infrastructure Levy and S106 (Cllr Orchard)
  • To receive an update on public transport (Cllr Orchard)
  • To consider the purchase of a defibrillator for the Hayne Farm development (Cllr Twist)
  • To consider climate change measures within the parish (Cllr Twist)
  • To consider parish council support for scam awareness and security (Cllr Twist)
  • To consider limited residential development in the parish (Cllr Valentine)
  • To consider the parish emergency plan (Cllr Valentine / Cllr Orchard)
  • To consider the refurbishment and maintenance of the village play area (Cllr Walker)
  • To consider work to be carried out by the lengthsman to maintain drains and ditches in the parish (Cllr Walker)
  1. To receive a report from the Chair
  2. To consider public access within the parish
  3. To consider and adopt the parish council’s standing orders
  4. To approve the May payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £224.86 + £1.70 clerk’s salary & expenses

Len Abbott lengthsman work, £tbc

Len Abbott expenses £tbc

Michael Poll play area grass cutting £60 (inv. 10072)

Michael Poll play area grass cutting £60 (inv. 10073)

NEST (clerk’s pension) £22.48

  1. Clerk’s report
  2. For information only; items for the forward agenda
  3. To consider any late entry correspondence
  4. To note the date of the next two meetings, Wednesday 2nd June and Wednesday 7th July 2021 at 7.30pm. 

F J Clampin – Clerk