2023-03 Parish Council agenda 2nd March 2023

Ms Fiona Clampin

Clerk to the Council




EX14 3AJ

01404 851442


24th February 2023

Members of Gittisham Parish Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the March Parish Council Meeting to be held in Gittisham Parish Room on Thursday 2nd March 2023 commencing at 7.30pm 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 accept and approve apologies
  2. To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 2nd February 2023
  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:
    • 23/0309/LBC Pomeroy House Gittisham EX14 3AJ Internal and external remodelling with new kitchen extension
    • 23/0308/FUL Pomeroy House Gittisham EX14 3AJ Internal and external remodelling with new kitchen extension
    • 22/2845/TCA 2 Mitchell Cottages Gittisham EX14 3AF G1 – G1 – G1: 4 x Lawson Cypress Conifer – to dismantle to ground level; G2: 3 x Lawson Cypress Conifer – to dismantle to ground level.
  1. 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 climate change measures within the parish, including proposals for rewilding land off Old Elm Road (Cllr Twist / 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 receive an update on the application for a permissive path Goldcombe-Hayne Lane (Cllr Fowles)
  • 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 a request by Gittisham PCC to fund repairs to the lych gate
  3. To approve the March payments and to note the current bank balance:

F Clampin £228.74 clerk’s salary & expenses (postage tbc)

Len Abbott lengthsman work, £tbc

Len Abbott expenses £tbc

Sara Trumper £tbc (reimbursement for Community Kitchen food, Feb 2023)

Will Wolsey £77.36 (reimbursement for village hall canopy)

NEST (clerk’s pension) £22.86

  1. To update the parish council’s grant-giving policy, publication scheme, complaints policy, anti-fraud & corruption policy, Freedom of Information Scheme and code of conduct
  2. To consider the parish council’s Statement of Internal Control, Financial Regulations and Risk Management
  3. Clerk’s report
  4. For information only; items for the forward agenda
  5. To consider any late entry correspondence
  6. To note the date of the next two meetings, Thursday 6th April and Thursday 4th May 2023 at 7.30pm in the parish room. 

F J Clampin – Clerk