Agenda – April 4th 2023


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

 The Parish Council is summoned

To meet at the Nicholls Hall, Lydford on

Tuesday 4th  April 2023 at 7:00pm

Members of the public and press wishing to observe, or to participate in the public session are welcome to attend. Matters for the Council to consider can also be brought to the attention of Councillors or emailed to the Clerk:


  1. Public Session (15 minutes)
  • Apologies for absence
  • 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.  

  • Any urgent business not listed on the agenda below, by permission of the Chair.

(For information only)

  • Minutes of the meeting 16th May 2023

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the meeting 16th May 2023 

(For information only)

  • Finances
    • To resolve to approve the payments:
  1. J. Bright                            £340.58           June salary
    1. HMRC                                £80.60           PAYE June
    1. Alison Stacey                     £60.00           Catering for Parish Meeting 16.5.23
  • To receive the closing reconciliation for financial year 2022-23 and summary of income and expenditure.
  • To approve the opening of an instant access savings account with Unity Trust Bank
  • Playground (standing item
  • Follow up on ROSPA report received.
  • Planning

To respond to applications –

  • 0124/23           Bella Mead, Silver Street        Two storey replacement dwelling
  1. Transition between outgoing and ingoing Councils following election 4.5.23 – 
  1. Meetings to be held in May (not to be held before 15h May)–
    1. Parish meeting
    1. Annual Parish Meeting
    1. Annual Council Meeting
    1. Bank signatories
    1. Induction for new Councillors
    1. Councillors departing
  1. Actions taken under delegated authority

To note actions taken by the Clerk under the Scheme of Delegation

  • Payments to Lydford Coronation Celebrations (£350 approved 14.2.23) and Beating the Bounds Lydford (£150 approved 10.1.23)

Signed  Clerk to the Council                     Date 4th April 2023

Correspondence distribution:

01Devon HighwaysTemporary Traffic Notice – closure of road from Old Chapel to Was Tor Cross 4.7.2023Circulated to Cllrs. Published on Facebook.
02ROSPAReport on current condition of playground equipmentCirculated to Cllrs. Agenda item.