From the Clerk:

John Bright 24 Gt Fellingfield, Mary Tavy, PL199QQ

Telephone: 01822 810889

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The Parish Council is summoned


The WI Room, The Nicholls Hall, Lydford

On Tuesday 12th November 2019 at 7pm

Members of the public are invited to raise matters of public interest – this period will be limited to 15 minutes duration. 


1.    Apologies for absence

2.    Declarations of Interest

In accordance with the Code of Conduct, members are required to declare any personal or disclosable pecuniary interests, including the nature and extent of such interests they may have, in items to be considered at this meeting.  Members are also reminded that any change to their Declaration of Interests must be notified to the Monitoring Officer  within 28 days of the change.  

3.    Dispensation: In accordance with Standing Order 12h (i) (2019) the Proper Officer grants dispensations removing the restrictions on all councillors under S31(4) Localism Act 2011 for the duration of the council, allowing them to be present, discuss and vote on the matter of the Parish Precept. 

4.    Minutes of the meeting held 8th October 2019
      To resolve to agree the minutes

5.    Matters arising from the meeting 8th October 2019 
       Matter of Lydford Gorge carried forward.

6.    Reports from Outside Bodies

7.    Borough Councillors Report

8.    Public toilets (standing item)

a)    Upgrade of materials used    )
b)    All year opening                  ) Cllr Grigg
       To make decisions as necessary

9.    Remembrance events
a)    Remembrance Sunday, Cllr Grigg
b)    Operation London Bridge, Clerk
       To consider village / parish contribution to future events

10.    Finances

a)    To resolve to approve the payments:

             i. J Bright (Pay October)              £ 249.28    Online pyt
             ii. J Bright (Travel expenses)        £ 40.95      Online pyt
             iii. N Skeaping (Expenses)            £ 14.00      Online pyt
             iv. HMRC (PAYE September)         £ 57.80      300002    
             v.West Devon RBL (wreaths)        £ 60.00      Online pyt
             vi.Michael Jones (Bus shelter)       £ 68.31      Online pyt

11.    Budget 2020
        To consider priorities for council spending during the coming financial year, agree budget for                2020/21 and precept to be set.

12.    Planning Applications:
        To note:
        i)     Approval of 19/0039 Fell trees under TPO Lyd Valley
        ii)    Approval of 0353/19 Conversion of garage, Rossmoyne
        iii)   Approval of 0347/19 Replacement windows, Forda Farm
        iv)   Approval of 0396/19 Field shelter, Forda Farm
        v)    Approval of 0397/19 Garden room extension, Highdown

        For comment as appropriate:
        i)    C19/3222957 & linked cases, Appeal against enforcement notice Downtown Farm


13.    Correspondence

14.    Any other urgent business for discussion
        By permission of the chairman.

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