2022-03 Parish Council agenda 3 March 2022

Gittisham Parish Council

Ms Fiona Clampin

Clerk to the Council




EX14 3AJ

01404 851442

25th February 2022

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the March Parish Council Meeting to be held in Gittisham Village Hall on Thursday 3rd March 2022 commencing at 7.30pm to discuss items on the Agenda and to make resolutions as appropriate.

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 3rd February 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 receive an update on the Hayne Farm development from Baker Estates
  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, including considering the parish council’s involvement in the 20 is Plenty campaign
  10. To consider upgrading the parish bus shelters
  11. To approve the March payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £224.86 clerk’s salary & expenses (petrol)

Len Abbott lengthsman work, £tbc

Len Abbott expenses £tbc

Dog waste bin (£tbc)

DALC 1 x session Being a Good Councillor training @£18 each inc VAT (Jan Fowles)

NEST (clerk’s pension) £22.48

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

13. To consider the parish council’s grant-giving policy, publication scheme, complaints policy, anti-fraud & corruption policy, Freedom of Information Scheme and code of conduct

14. To consider the Parish Council’s Statement of Internal Control, Financial Regulations and Risk Management

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 7th April and Thursday 5th May 2022 at 7.30pm in the village hall. 

F J Clampin – Clerk