WIDECOMBE-IN-THE-MOOR PARISH COUNCIL

Clerk - Mrs Suzanna Hughes LL.B (Hons)

16 Westwood Cleave, Ogwell, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6YE

Telephone: 01626 330311 Email: suzanna.hughes21@gmail.com

To: Councillors Y Elliott (Chair), J Bibby, D Edwards, T Guest, C Partridge & S Raynor

You are hereby summoned to attend a MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL in Church House, Widecombe on THURSDAY 4 JULY 2024 at 7.30pm.

Suzanna Hughes

Clerk to the Parish Council

Agenda

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2. OPEN FORUM

Members of the public are invited to address the Council

3. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST AND REQUESTS FOR DISPENSATION

Members to be reminded of their responsibility to continually update their Notice of Registerable Interests and invited to state whether they have any interest in the items to be discussed during this meeting in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct. Unforeseen requests for a Dispensation to be considered at this point only if there was no way a Councillor would have been aware of such before the meeting.

4. RATIFICATION OF MINUTES

To approve and sign the minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 6 June 2024

5. REPORTS

To receive the following reports:

(a) County Councillor

(b) District Councillors

(c) DNPA Representatives

(d) Police

(e) Delegate Reports

7. PROJECTS & ESTATES

(Cllrs Raynor & Partridge)

(a) Parish Field

(i) To note the income and expenditure to date

8. PLANNING/LOCAL LIAISON

(Cllrs Bibby, Edwards & Guest)

(a) New planning applications/appeals:

None

(b) Planning Decisions/Withdrawals

(i) 0142/24 - Springdown, Poundsgate

Replacement of all rotting timber windows with aluminium framed triple glazed units To note that DNPA has granted conditional planning consent

(ii) 0379/22 - Hatchwell Farm, Widecombe-in-the-Moor

Erection of two agricultural buildings to adjoin an existing agricultural building To note that DNPA has granted conditional planning consent

9. FINANCE & GOVERNANCE

(Cllrs Bibby, Edwards & Guest)

(a) Payments

To receive and approve payments for approval:

  • Clerk’s salary and disbursements - £543.04 (July & August)
  • HMRC (PAYE) - £189
  • G Partridge - Weed spraying around the village - £100

(b) Small Grants

To agree to offer two opportunities a year for community groups and organisations to apply for a small grant (October and March)

10. HIGHWAYS

(a) Road Warden Scheme – to receive and sign the agreement between Devon County Council (Devon Highways) and Widecombe-in-the-Moor Parish Council

(b) To note the response of the Highways Officer to issues previously raised and to report any new highways issues

Potholes and other highways maintenance issues can be reported direct to DCC:

Online: https://www.devon.gov.uk/roadsandtransport/report-a-problem/

Telephone: 0345 155 1004

Email: customer@devon.gov.uk

11. CORRESPONDENCE

Members to be informed of all relevant correspondence not otherwise dealt with on the agenda

12. MEMBERS’ ITEMS FOR INFORMATION OR GENERAL DISCUSSION, FOR INCLUSION ON FUTURE AGENDAS AND/OR ITEMS REQUIRING URGENT ATTENTION

Members are reminded that they have not received the statutory notice of this business to be transacted and should therefore recognise that any decision made may be taken to be unlawful if challenged in the future

13. DATE OF NEXT MEETING

To confirm that the next Parish Council meeting will be held on 5 September 2024 in Leusdon Memorial Hall