Agenda – January 10th 2023


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

 The Parish Council is summoned

To meet on

Tuesday 10th January 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 15th December 2022

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the meeting 15th December 2022 

(For information only)

  • Clerk election training booked for 2.2.23 via Zoom
  • Public toilets
  • To resolve that Lydford Parish Council shall immediately give notice to West Devon Borough Council of its intention to terminate the contract between them, by which the parish council operates the public toilets in Lydford, on 28th of February 2023. From 1st March 2023 the parish council will not be responsible for any costs arising from any supply or operation of the toilets, but will continue to work with stakeholders in the village to try and find a way that the toilets can be opened again without the entire financial burden falling to the parishioners of Lydford.
  • Budget
  • To resolve to set the council budget for 2023-24 at £8,508
  • Precept
  • To resolve to set the Council precept for 2023-24 at £8,508
  1. Finances

To resolve to approve the payments:

  1. J. Bright                            £340.58           January salary
    1. HMRC                                £80.60           PAYE January
    1. WDBC                              £760.03           Recharge – toilets, electricity & water to 23/11/22
  1. Reports from Outside Bodies
  1. Planning

To provide parish opinion on applications –

  • 1 Prince Charles Terrace – Extension & alterations to existing dwelling
  • Lydford Caravan & Camping Park – replacement of existing office/shop with improved office/shop plus Warden accommodation.
  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

  • Nil

Signed  Clerk to the Council                     Date 3rd January 2023

Date of next meeting – Tuesday 14th February 2023

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