Agenda – March 10th 2020


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

The Parish Council is summoned


The WI Room, The Nicholls Hall, Lydford

On Tuesday 10th March 2020 at 7:00pm

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.  

  • Lydford Gorge

To receive an update from Catherine Parsons (NT) on plans for the coming year.

  • Minutes of the meeting held 11th February 2020

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the meeting 11th February 2020 
  • Reports from Outside Bodies
  • Borough Councillors Report
  • Emergency Planning 
  • To begin work on completing Lydford Emergency Plan (Cllr Tainsh)
  • To consider possible actions to be taken in the event of an outbreak of COVID-19 in the parish (Cllr Skeaping)
  • Climate Change Emergency (Standing Item)

To adopt formal declaration for Lydford Parish (previously circulated)

  1. Public toilets (standing item)
  1. Finances
  1. To resolve to approve the payments:
  1. J Bright (Pay February)                £ 249.28          Online pyt
    1. J Bright (Expenses)                      £ 11.03            Online pyt
    1. HMRC (PAYE February)              £ 57.80            300006
    1. Evans Plumbing (Toilets)             £ 78.50            Online pyt
    1. West Devon BC (Toilets)              £ 84.00            Online pyt
  • To resolve to add Councillor(s) to the list of authorized signatories.
  1. Planning Applications:

i) 0058/20        Prior Notification, Wastor Farm          For noting. Response submitted

ii) 0072/20       1 South View                                      For response

iii) 20/0012      Tree works, Castle Inn                       For response

  1. Date for Parish AGM / APM, May

To decide on a date

  1. Correspondence

See items listed below

  1. Any other urgent business for discussion

By permission of the chairman.

Signed  Clerk to the Council                     Date 3rd March 2020

Date of next meeting – Tuesday 14th April 2020

Correspondence distribution:

 CorrespondentSubject / ContentDistribution method & date
01DNP PlanningPrior Notification – storage facility, Wastor FarmEmailed to Cllrs 12.2.2020. Emailed replies – support application. 22.2.2020, replied to DNP
02DNP PlanningFull application – Extension, 1 South ViewEmailed to Cllrs and to DNP requesting extension 19.2.2020. To March agenda for consideration
03DNP PlanningProposed tree works in Conservation Area – Castle InnEmailed to Cllrs 25.2.2020To March agenda for consideration