Agenda – February 14th 2023


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

 The Parish Council is summoned

To meet at the Nicholls Hall, Lydford on

Tuesday 14th February 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 10th January 2023

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the meeting 10th January 2023 

(For information only)

  • Notice given to WDBC of withdrawal from contract re toilets. 
  • Precept £8508 notification to WDBC
  • Beating the Bounds 2023

To provide an update to Councillors on the work of the committee planning the event

  • Public toilets

To agree any final actions preparatory to terminating the Council’s involvement with the toilets

  • Closing meter readings required 28.2.23
  • Jade has collected cleaning materials. Any Council materials to be removed?
  • Transition to incoming Council – May 2023

To agree such actions as may be necessary

  • Recruiting Councillors
  • Preparing for potential loss of bank signatories
  • Additional time for inducting / supporting new Councillors
  1. Finances

To resolve to approve the payments:

  1. J. Bright                            £340.38           February salary
    1. HMRC                                £80.80           PAYE February
    1. WDBC                              £400.00           Wallgate servicing

Grant application – Coronation event, Lydford. May 2023 (previously circulated)

  1. Playground (standing item)
  2. Repairs to equipment
  1. Actions taken under delegated authority

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

  • Response to tree works 23/0009 Pomeroys sent – no objections.

Signed  Clerk to the Council                     Date 7th February 2023

Date of next meeting – Tuesday 14th March 2023

Correspondence distribution:

01Simon Thompson (Lydford Gorge)Notice of closure of walks within the Gorge for tree works 13.2.23 – 15.2.23Circulated to Councillors