2022-02 Parish Council agenda 3 Feb 2022

Gittisham Parish Council

Ms Fiona Clampin

Clerk to the Council




EX14 3AJ

01404 851442


28th January 2022

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the February Parish Council Meeting to be held in Gittisham Village Hall on Thursday 3rd February 2022 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 6th January 2022
  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 following planning applications:
    • 22/01075/FUL Blamphayne Sawmill Gittisham EX14 3AN – Extension to existing machinery store
    • 22/0005/FUL Westgate Gittisham EX14 3AU – Change of use of part of paddock to habitable use and construction of 3 x bay garage/ outbuilding
    • 21/3165/TRE 7 Ferndale Close Honiton EX14 2YN – T1, T2 : Inspect and crown clean of 2 x Oak trees, crown lifting the Oak trees to approximately 6 m. above the public footpath pruning back to the main branch collar the 3 lowest limbs make 1 x 100 mm cut and 2 x 75 mm cuts pruning the branch tips by no more than 10% volume and making natural target pruning cuts of approximately 25 mm. in diameter.
    • 22/0202/LBC 2 Drillers Cottages Gittisham EX14 3AQ – Replacement windows & replacement porch on south elevation, facade repairs on north & south elevation, new internal floor finish
    • 22/0201/FUL 2 Drillers Cottages Gittisham EX14 3AQ – Replacement windows & replacement porch on south elevation, facade repairs on north & south elevation, new internal floor finish
  8. 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 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)
  9. To receive a report from the Chair
  10. To review the budget for 2022-23
  11. To consider progress on the Hayne Farm development
  12. To approve a supplier for the Gittisham play area maintenance contract for 2022/23
  13. To approve the February payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £224.86 + £4.84 clerk’s salary & expenses (stamp)

Len Abbott lengthsman work, £tbc

Len Abbott expenses £tbc

Gittisham Parish Hall – January 2022 hire £10

NEST (clerk’s pension) £22.48

14. To consider Parish Council support for the Queen’s platinum jubilee, and any funding opportunities

15. Clerk’s report

16. For information only; items for the forward agenda

17. To consider any late entry correspondence

18. To note the date of the next two meetings, Thursday 3rd March and Thursday 7th April 2022 at 7.30pm in the village hall. 

F J Clampin – Clerk