Agenda 6 April 2021

I hereby give you notice of a meeting of the above-named Parish Council to be held on
Tuesday 6th April 2021 at 7.30pm

This is a virtual meeting using Zoom platform. The link to the meeting is:
Meeting ID: 810 4711 7913
Passcode: 962058

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:


01/04/21 Welcome by the Chairman and Introduction

02/04/21 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.

03/04/21 Police Report – PSCO Grace

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

05/04/21 District Council Report – District Councillor J Patrinos

06/04/21 Exmoor National Park Authority update – Chairman

Closed Council session
07/04/21 To receive apologies for absence.

08/04/21 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.

09/04/21 To approve and to sign the Minutes of the meetings held on 2nd March 2021.

10/04/21 Matters arising(that are not individual items listed on this agenda)

11/04/21 Casual vacancy for Parish Councillor


12/04/21 Parracombe Community Trust – Chairman/Cllr. Austin

/1 Progress on the village shop

/2 Affordable housing project

/3 Village Hall

13/04/21 Planning applications

Planning applications – new (3)

/1 62/36/21/001
Location: Agricultural Building at Blackmoor Gate, North West of Crossroads between the A399 and A39
Proposal: Proposed erection of agricultural building.
The application site is in Kentisbury & Trentishoe Parish but part is near to the border of Parracombe Parish, hence why Parracombe has been notified.

/2 WTCA 21/06


Proposal: Works to Trees in Conservation Area: Fell 2 no Ash Trees

/3 62/43/21/001


Proposal: Proposed installation of ground source heat pump system comprising of 22 boreholes.

Planning applications pending – (6)

/4 WTCA 21/02

Location: Land embanking route of former railway to east of Hednacott.

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 – Consultation Stage

/5 WTCA 20/17


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

/6 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

/7 62/50/20/015

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

/8 62/50/19/013

Rowley Moor Farm, Parracombe, Devon

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

/9 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.

/10 Other planning matters – Chairman/Clerk

14/04/21 Finance:

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

Playsafety Ltm. ROSPA report £86.40

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

15/04/21 Roles and Responsibilities Reports if warranted.

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

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

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

ROSPA Report

/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

16/04/21 Possible Annual Parish meeting for the future – Cllr. Harding

17/04/21 Information sheet for new parishioners – Cllr. Harding

18/04/21 Tim and Jemma’s plaque – Cllr. Harding

19/04/21 Phone kiosks. Present situation and future

20/04/21 DALC Zoom meeting attended by the Chairman & Clerk – “Decision making from the 7 May”.

21/04/21 Defibrillators

22/04/21 To confirm the date of the next meeting. This is the AGM – Tuesday 4th May 2021

(Clerk to Parracombe Parish Council – 30th March 2021)

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