Agenda – January 12th 2021


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

The Parish Council is summoned

To meet on

Tuesday 12th January  2021 at 7:00pm

As prescribed in The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, this meeting will be held online.

Members of the public and press wishing to observe or participate in the public session are invited to communicate with the clerk by email in the first instance. 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)
  • Census 2021

Presentation from Liza Oxford, Census Engagement Manager

  • 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.  

  • Minutes of the meeting held 8th December 2020

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the meeting 8th December 2020 

(For information only)

  • Reports from Outside Bodies
  • Borough Councillors Report (to be circulated)
  • Speed limit through the village

To discuss response to DCC Highways recent letter on the criteria required to change the speed limit passing the school and agree any further actions felt to be necessary

  1. Climate Change Emergency (Standing Item)

Matters for discussion

  1. Public toilets (standing item)

Matters for discussion

  1. Lydford lengthsman

Discuss the possibility of creating the post of lengths man for the parish.

  1. Footpath from Hawthorne Close to Station Road

General discussion re condition & upkeep.

  1. Finances
  2. To resolve to approve the payments:
  1. J Bright                              £307.52           January pay
    1. HMRC                                 £72.40           PAYE January
    1. J Bright                                £14.39           Zoom subscription
    1. Coeval                               £300.00           VAS installation (from Nov.)
    1. J Bright                                £12.36           Postage expenses
    1. J Bright                                  £7.22           Office supplies
  1. Planning Applications:

To agree responses to applications:

0610/20           Penny Cottage – Change of use from single dwelling to holiday accommodation with four self-contained rooms

0614/20         Higher Beardon Farm – Conversion of agricultural building to

class D2 (Assembly and Leisure)

0623/20         Barberry Cottage, Lydford – Demolition of existing conservatory and construction of a single storey rear extension

  1. Any other urgent business for discussion by permission of the chairman.

(For information only)

Signed  Clerk to the Council                     Date 5th  January 2021

Date of next meeting – Tuesday 9th February 2021

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