Agenda 8 September 2020

I hereby give you notice of a meeting of the above-named Parish Council to be held on
Tuesday 8th September 2020 at 7.30pm for forty minutes and then again at 8.20pm for forty minutes.

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:

01/09/20 Welcome by the Chairman and Introduction

02/09/20 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.

03/09/20 Police Report – PSCO Grace

04/09/20 County Council Report – County Councillor A Davis

05/09/20 District Council Report – District Councillor J Patrinos

06/09/20 Exmoor National Park Authority update – Chairman

Closed Council session
07/09/20 To receive apologies for absence

08/09/20 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.

09/09/20 To approve and to sign the Minutes of the meetings held on 4th August 2020

10/09/20 Matters arising (that are not individual items listed on this agenda)

11/09/20 Casual vacancy for Parish Councillor


12/09/20 Possible merger with Trentishoe Parish update

13/09/20 Parracombe Community Trust – Chairman/ Cllr. Austin

/1 Progress on the village shop

/2 Community share investment

/3 Affordable housing project

/4 Village Hall

14/09/20 Planning applications – new (3)

/1 62/50/20/010


Proposal: Proposed alterations to studio (part retrospective)

/2 62/50/20/011LB (Listed Building Consent)


Proposal: Listed Building Consent for alterations to studio (part retrospective).

/3 WTCA 20/08


Proposal: Works to trees in Conservation Area Crown reduction T1 and remove T2 to ground level

Pending or resolved by ENPA (3)

/4 62/50/19/013

Rowley Moor Farm, Parracombe, Devon

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

/5 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) – Registered. Not yet decided

/6 62/50/20/006

Location: Land to the North West of Holworthy Farm, Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4RL

Proposed Succession Farm Workers dwelling and farm office (Amended description) – Approved with conditions

15/09/20 Finance:

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

Clark salary for June & July £ 239.04 – Cheque

EDF Energy Estimated pavilion invoice £ 39.73 – Bank Transfer

A Cut Above Grass cutting £ 170.00 – Bank Transfer
A Cut Above Grass cutting £ 340.00 – Bank Transfer

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

/3 Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019/20 Part 2 – Clerk & Cllr. Austin

/4 NALC pay awards April 2020 – Cllr. Bastock

16/09/20 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

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

Chain link climbing frame – Clerk

/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

17/09/20 Speed signs on wheelie bins – Cllr. Harding

18/09/20 Strategic review/aims and objectives – Chairman

19/09/20 Parish Council Logo – Cllr Austin

21/09/20 Scheme of Delegation – Cllr. Harding

22/09/20 Correspondence – Clerk

23/09/20 To confirm the date of the next meeting – Tuesday 6th October 2020

24/09/20 Items for the next agenda

D. J. Hatherley

(Clerk to Parracombe Parish Council – 29th August 2020)

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