Agenda 2 March 2021

I hereby give you notice of a meeting of the above-named Parish Council to be held on
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 7.30pm

This is a virtual meeting using Zoom platform. The link to the meeting is:

Meeting ID: 829 4340 7306
Passcode: 959289

Members of the public are more than welcome to attend.

All members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend for the purpose of considering and resolving the business to be transacted at the meeting as set out hereunder:

01/03/21 Welcome by the Chairman and Introduction

02/03/21 Open Public Participation Session

In accordance with our Standing Orders the public are reminded that each member of the public is entitled to speak once only on a subject and shall not speak for more than 5 minutes, a question asked by a member of the public during a public participation session at a meeting shall not require a response or debate. This provides an opportunity for members of the public to raise questions about and comment on items on the agenda. Time for this session is limited to TEN minutes or at the discretion of the Chairman.

03/03/21 Police Report – PSCO Grace

04/03/21 County Council Report – County Councillor A Davis

05/03/21 District Council Report – District Councillor J Patrinos

06/03/21 Exmoor National Park Authority update – Chairman

Closed Council session
07/03/21 To receive apologies for absence.

08/03/21 Declarations of Member’s Interests
Members must declare personal and prejudicial interests in items on the agenda at the start of the meeting and whenever the interests become apparent.

09/03/21 To approve and to sign the Minutes of the meetings held on 5th January 2021.

10/03/21 Matters arising(that are not individual items listed on this agenda)

11/03/21 Casual vacancy for Parish Councillor


12/03/21 Parracombe Community Trust – Chairman/Cllr. Austin

/1 Progress on the village shop

/2 Affordable housing project

/3 Village Hall

13/03/21 Planning applications

Planning applications – new 1)

/1 WTCA 21/02

Location: Land embanking route of former railway to east of Hednacott, Easting: 267411 & Northing: 145050

Proposal: Works to Trees in Conservation Area: fell 4 trees to ground level, two ash and two sycamore, in order to carry out boundary works.

Planning applications pending – (5)

/2 WTCA 20/17


Proposal: Works to Trees in Conservation Area: Proposed felling of 4no Ash Trees – Registered

/3 62/50/20/016


Proposal: Proposed variation of Conditions 2 and 9 of approved application 62/50/18/004 to allow the addition of clock tower, glazing and re-orientation of timber cladding, together with the use of first floor as sitting area/observatory. – Approved with condition

/4 62/50/20/015

Proposal: Proposed erection of 2 no. two storey extensions. – Approved with conditions

/5 62/50/19/013

Rowley Moor Farm, Parracombe, Devon

Proposed conversion of stables to one Local Needs Affordable dwelling. – Under consideration by Officers

/6 62/50/20/004

Location: Land in Field to the North of the A39 West of Holwell Wood, and Land on Access track to Rowley Barton. Proposal: Proposed reinstatement of railway line, creation of cutting and embankment previously removed together with new railway bridge. (amendment to approved application ref 62/50/16/001) – Under consideration by Officers.

/7 Other planning matters – Chairman/Clerk

14/03/21 Finance:

/1 Additional payments made since the last notification of the Agenda: –

Together Insurance Solutions Parish Council Insurance £685.83 – Bank Tr
Devon CC Grant for Zoom meetings £143.88 – Income

EDF Energy Pavilion £ 42.26 – Bank Tr

Clerk’s salary for December 2020 and January 2021 £245.76 – Cheque

Mileage Clerk, Internal audit £ 5.68 – Cheque

Exmoor Society Membership £ 20.00 – Bank Tr

/2 Financial report from the Clerk – (See Appendix A)

/3 Internal audit report – (See Appendix B)

15/03/21 Roles and Responsibilities Reports if warranted.

/1 PROWS: Footpaths & Bridleways: – Cllrs. Cheetham & Bloore

/2 Highways: Signage/Drains/potholes and surfaces: – TBA

/3 Trees and Playing field equipment: – Cllr. Holtom

/4 Emergency Planning and Snow warden: – Cllr. Harding

/5 Liaison with school and Church: – Cllr. Harding

/6 Website and publicity, communications: – Cllr. Austin

/7 Liaison with PCT: – Cllr. Holtom

/8 Planning noting applications contact for affected parties and applicants & LPA

– Cllr. Bastock

/9 Finance: – Cllr. Austin

/10 Human resources: – Cllr. Bastock

16/03/21 2021 Census – Clerk

17/03/21 Parish Council Logo – Cllr. Austin

18/03/21 Possible Annual Parish meeting for the future – Cllr. Harding

19/03/21 Information sheet for new parishioners – Cllr. Harding

20/03/21 Tim and Jemma’s plaque – Cllr. Harding

21/03/21 Request from the Parochial Church Council – Clerk

22/03/21 Correspondence – Clerk

23/03/21 To confirm the date of the next meeting.

24/03/21 Items for the next agenda

(Clerk to Parracombe Parish Council – 23rd February 2021)

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