2022-05 Parish Council agenda 12th May 2022


Ms Fiona Clampin

Clerk to the Council




EX14 3AJ

01404 851442


6th May 2022

Local Government Act 1972



The Annual Assembly of the Parish Meeting for Gittisham will be held on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 7.30pm

The meeting will be open to the public.

Annual Parish Meeting Agenda

  1. Introduction by Council Chair
  2. Apologies for absence 
  3. Report on the Council’s activities in 2021/22 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

6th May 2022

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the Annual Council Meeting to be held in Gittisham Village Hall on Thursday 12th May 2022 commencing at 7.30pm (following the Annual Parish Meeting) to discuss items on the Agenda and to make resolutions as appropriate.

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 elect a Chair
  2. To elect a Vice Chair
  3. To receive the Chair’s & Vice Chair’s declaration of Acceptance of Office
  4. To accept and approve apologies
  5. To confirm the Minutes of the Ordinary meeting held on 7th April 2022
  6. To receive the Beat Manager’s report
  7. To receive declarations of interest
  8. To consider actions from last meeting not otherwise on the agenda
  9. To receive reports from County Council and District Council representatives
  10. To receive an update on the roll-out of superfast broadband by Jurassic Fibre
  11. To consider the following street trading renewal application:

a)  The Codfather Fish & Chip Van, far end of Old Elm Road, Honiton, EX14 2YJ

Dates:   RENEWAL – Annual Trader – Every Saturday

Times: 16:30 – 19:00

  1. To consider a proposed Speed Limit Order for Weston, Honiton, Buckerell & Gittisham reference B18790-5922
  2. To consider a Schedule 14 Application (made after January 2005 by the Trail Riders Fellowship) to upgrade Bridleway No. 9,  Landscores Lane, to Byway Open to All Traffic, points A-B-C on the proposal map HIW/PROW/22/02 
  3. 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 and adopt the parish council’s standing orders
  3. To approve the May payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £228.74 + £1.70 clerk’s salary & expenses (stamps)

Len Abbott lengthsman work, £tbc

Len Abbott expenses £tbc

Michael Poll play area grass cutting £65 (inv. 10133)

Michael Poll play area grass cutting £65 (inv. 10138)

Michael Poll play area grass cutting £65 (inv. 10145)

RoSPA play area safety inspection £109.20

Gittisham Village Hall £30

Insurance tbc

NEST (clerk’s pension) £22.86

  1. To consider Parish Council support for the Queen’s platinum jubilee, and any funding opportunities
  2. To consider upgrading the parish bus shelters
  3. To consider changes to the parish council’s banking policy
  4. Clerk’s report
  5. For information only; items for the forward agenda
  6. To consider any late entry correspondence
  7. To note the date of the next two meetings, Thursday 9th June and Thursday 7th July 2022 at 7.30pm. 

F J Clampin – Clerk