Agenda – February 11th 2020


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

The Parish Council is summoned


The WI Room, The Nicholls Hall, Lydford

On Tuesday 11th February 2020 at 7:30pm

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


  1. 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.  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.  

  • Minutes of the meeting held 14th January 2020

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the meeting 14th January 2020 
  • Reports from Outside Bodies
  • Borough Councillors Report
  • Emergency Planning (Cllr Tainsh)

To begin work on completing Lydford Emergency Plan

  • Climate Emergency Declaration

To consider draft options (previously circulated)

  • Bus shelter

To receive an update and agree a response to email from Dartline and DCC

  1. Public toilets (standing item)

To arrange for placement of the signs previously ordered

  1. Finances
  1. To resolve to approve the payments:
  1. J Bright (Pay January)                  £ 249.28          Online pyt
    1. HMRC (PAYE January)               £ 57.80            300005
  • To resolve to accept contract from Penny Clapham re. internal audit services

(Previously circulated)

  1. Planning Applications:

None received

  1. Correspondence

See items listed below

  1. Any other urgent business for discussion

By permission of the chairman.

Signed  Clerk to the Council                     Date 2nd February 2020

Date of next meeting – Tuesday 10th March 2020

Correspondence distribution:

 CorrespondentSubject / ContentDistribution method & date
01DNP PlanningDismissal of planning appeals – Downtown FarmEmail to Councillors 26.1.20
02ClerkContract from Penny Clapham re internal audit 2019/20Email to all Councillors 30.1.20. Agenda item 11b
03Devon CC (Mark Phillips – Public Transport)Email from Dartline re stopping at the new bus shelterCirculated to all Councillors 28.1.20 Agenda item 9
04ClerkCurrent financial position & spending (3.2.2020)Email to Councillors 30.1.20
05ClerkFirst draft options for Climate Emergency DeclarationEmail to Councillors 30.1.20. Agenda item 8