2022-04 Parish Council agenda 7 April 2022

Gittisham Parish Council

Ms Fiona Clampin

Clerk to the Council




EX14 3AJ

01404 851442


1st April 2022

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the April Parish Council Meeting to be held in Gittisham Village Hall on Thursday 7th April 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 March 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 roll-out of superfast broadband by Jurassic Fibre
  8. To consider the following planning applications:
    • 22/0498/FUL Shermans Farm Gittisham EX14 3AU – Construction of metal slurry store
    • 22/0195/VAR Land SW side of Weston Lane EX14 3NY – Removal of Condition No. 2 and 3 of Secretary of State’s Appeal Decisions ref. APP/U1105/C/16/3146168-73 dated 14/07/2017 (East Devon ref: 13/1661/FUL dated 04/02/2014) to allow for permanent use of the land for the siting of a mobile home and touring caravans and their use for residential purposes
  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 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)
  10. To receive a report from the Chair
  11. To consider upgrading the parish bus shelters
  12. To consider changes to the parish council’s banking policy
  13. To consider a review of remuneration of the parish lengthsman
  14. To consider a review of remuneration of the parish clerk in line with the annual NALC salary scales, and associated pension payments
  15. To approve the April payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £224.86 clerk’s salary & expenses £2 (card)

F Clampin £46.80 backdated pay increase for 2021-22

Len Abbott lengthsman work, £tbc

Len Abbott expenses £tbc

Michael Poll play area grass cutting (£65)

DALC annual subscription £193.32

RoSPA play area inspection £tbc

34SP Website hosting £95.40

34SP domain name registration £15

Trim Plants £tbc oak tree

NEST (clerk’s pension) £22.48

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

17. Clerk’s report

18. For information only; items for the forward agenda

19. To consider any late entry correspondence

20. To note the date of the next two meetings, May & June 2022 tbc at 7.30pm in the village hall. 

F J Clampin – Clerk