Agenda – July 14th 2020


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

The Parish Council is summoned

To meet on

Tuesday 14th July 2020 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)
  • 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 9th June 2020

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the meeting 9th June 2020 

(For information only)

  • Reports from Outside Bodies
  • Borough Councillors Report
  • Covid-19 crisis

To agree any further actions felt to be necessary 

  • Climate Change Emergency (Standing Item)

It has been resolved to put this matter back for a future (Post-Covid) meeting

  1. Public toilets (standing item)

To consider re-opening the toilets and resolve accordingly.

  1. Trees beside bridleway between Lydford Castle and the Castle PH

To discuss Council’s options regarding four dead or dying trees overhanging the bridleway and agree a course of action.

  1. Finances
  1. To resolve to approve the payments:
  1. J Bright                                          £ 249.28          (Pay June)      
    1. HMRC                                           £ 57.80            (PAYE June)  
    1. J Bright                                          £ 20.85            (Dog fouling signs)
    1. Signs Express                               £ 84.00            (2nd set of toilet signs)
    1. AUK Supplies                               £ 51.65            (Toilet cleaning supplies)
    1. J Bright                                          £ 20.44            (Postage & stamps)
    1. Neil Grigg                                      £ 30.00            (Flowers of appreciation to 

volunteer toilet cleaners)

All payments to be made online

  • To resolve to accept the quarterly accounts (previously circulated)
  1. VAS

To resolve on a course of action to take regarding the VAS supplied by Coeval.

  1. Planning Applications:

0280/20 Brambleside – use of an existing building as a dwelling

0299/20 Barberry Cottage – construction of a front porch

0310/20 6 South View – demolition of single storey structure and erection of single and two storey extensions to front, side and rear, plus double garage.

To agree responses to the applications

  1. Correspondence (see list below)
  1. Any other urgent business for discussion by permission of the chairman.

(For information only)

Part II

Council to resolve to exclude press and public to discuss items of a confidential nature.

Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 Sec 1 (2). 

Signed  Clerk to the Council                     Date 6th July 2020

Date of next meeting – Tuesday 8th September 2020

Correspondence distribution:

 CorrespondentSubject / ContentDistribution method & date
01Brian Beesley (DNP, Trees)Dead / dying trees overhanging public bridleway beside the Castle PHTo all Cllrs 27.6.2020. Matter to July agenda.
02BHIB InsurersInsurance risk of installing VASTo all Cllrs  12.6.2020