Parish Council agenda 6 October 2021


Ms Fiona Clampin

Clerk to the Council




EX14 3AJ

01404 851442

30th September 2021

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the October Parish Council Meeting to be held in Gittisham Village Hall on Wednesday 6th October 2021 commencing at 7.30pm to discuss items on the Agenda and to make resolutions as appropriate.

All attending are required to bring their own hand sanitiser, wear a face mask, and respect the 2m social distancing guidelines.  If any member of the public wishes to join by Zoom, please  contact the clerk.

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. 

  1. To accept and approve apologies
  2. To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 7th September 2021
  3. To receive the Beat Manager’s report
  4. To receive declarations of interest
  5. To consider actions from last meeting not otherwise on the agenda
  6. To receive reports from County Council and District Council representatives
  7. To consider the rollout of superfast broadband, and a presentation by Jurassic Fibre
  8. To consider the following planning applications:
    • 21/1756/FUL – Land Adjoining Combe Garden Centre Hayne Lane Gittisham – Regularisation of laying of hardstanding and use as overflow parking area for staff and construction of building for storage of stock for Combe Garden Centre
    • 21/2474/FUL – Goldcombe Farmhouse Gittisham EX14 3AB – Change of use of holiday let to dwelling
  9. 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) inc rewilding proposals for land in the parish (Cllr Rowe)
    • 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 traffic levels and speeds in Gittisham village and on Hayne Lane
  3. To consider the casual vacancy in Gittisham Vale ward
  4. To approve the October payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £224.86 + £15 clerk’s salary & expenses (20 is Plenty stickers)

Len Abbott lengthsman work, £tbc

Len Abbott expenses £tbc

Michael Poll play area grass cutting £60 (inv. ref 10109)

Gittisham Parish Hall – September hire £10

Community Heartbeat Trust £1,785 (defibrillator + carriage)

Community Heartbeat Trust £135 (annual support package, defibrillator)

NEST (clerk’s pension) £22.48

  1. Clerk’s report (inc bonfires)
  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 3rd November and December tbc 2021 at 7.30pm. 

F J Clampin – Clerk