Agenda 7 July 2020

I hereby give you notice of a meeting of the above-named Parish Council to be held on Tuesday 7th July 2020 at 7.30pm

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

Meeting ID: 344 078 5930
Password: 4q7Ejb

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:

01/07/20 Welcome by the Chairman and Introduction

02/07/20 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.

03/07/20 Police Report – PSCO Grace

04/07/20 County Council Report – County Councillor A Davis

05/07/20 District Council Report – District Councillor J Patrinos

Closed Council session
06/07/20 To receive apologies for absence

07/07/20 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.

08/07/20 To approve and to sign the Minutes of the meetings held on 9th June 2020

09/07/20 Matters arising(that are not individual items listed on this agenda)

10/07/20 Casual vacancy for Parish Councillor


11/07/20 Possible merger with Trentishoe Parish

12/07/20 Parracombe Community Trust – Chairman/ Cllr. Austin

/1 Progress on the village shop

/2 Affordable housing project

13/07/20 Planning applications – new (0)

Pending or resolved by ENPA (5)

/1 62/50/20/009


Proposal: Proposed erection of agricultural building (9.1m x 18.2m), together with the levelling of site. Part retrospective. – Not yet decided

/2 62/50/19/013

Rowley Moor Farm, Parracombe, Devon

Proposed conversion of stables to one Local Needs Affordable dwelling. – Not yet decided

/3 62/50/20/003

Location: Sunnyside Farm, Road. From Bodley Cross to Prestonford Cottages, Parracombe, EX31 4QJ

Proposal: Change of use of redundant agricultural building of stone construction to residential use with small extension. Transfer of independent residential use from the cottage to the barn and amalgamation of the cottage with the farmhouse – Approved with Conditions

/4 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) Not yet decided

/5 62/50/20/008
Location: Hednacott, Churchtown, Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4RJ
Proposal: Proposed terracing of garden area. Part retrospective. Approved with Conditions

14/07/20 Finance:

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

Heddon Valley Marketing Web hosting and maintenance £ 163.78 – Paid by bank transfer
Devon District Council Grant towards Playground equipment £ 901.00 – Income
Interest Lloyds bank £ 0.05 – Income
Devon Comm. Together Membership £ 50.00 – Paid by bank transfer

The following payments are due to be approved for payment: –
D J Hatherley Clerk salary for April & May £ 239.04 – Cheque

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

15/07/20 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 Play equipment update
  4. Emergency Planning and Snow warden: – Cllr. Harding
  5. Liaison with school and Church: – Cllr. Harding
  6. Website and publicity, communications: – Cllr. Austin Website maintenance to go out for three tenders for maintenance and regular updating
  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

16/06/20 Letter from the Parochial Church Council of Parracombe – Clerk

17/06/20 BT Telephone boxes update – Chairman

18/07/20 Clerk’s annual review – Cllr. Bastock

19/07/20 To confirm the date of the next meeting – Tuesday 1st September 2020 when Mick Harrison from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner will be giving a talk

20/07/20 Items for the next agenda
D. J. Hatherley

(Clerk to Parracombe Parish Council – 30th June 2020)

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