Agenda – October 13th 2020


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

The Parish Council is summoned

To meet on

Tuesday 13th October  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 8th September 2020

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the meeting 8th September 2020 

(For information only)

  • Reports from Outside Bodies
  • Borough Councillors Report (Previously circulated)
  • Covid-19 crisis

To agree any further actions felt to be necessary 

  • Climate Change Emergency (Standing Item)

Matters for discussion

  1. Public toilets (standing item)

Matters for discussion

  1. Grant application

To consider request from Okehampton Community Bus and resolve payment if appropriate.

  1. Remembrance day.

To decide how the Council will mark the day in light of Covid restrictions

  1. Finances
  2. To resolve to approve the payments:
  1. Devon Highways               £381.92           Installation of VAS post
    1. J Bright                                £14.39           Zoom subscription (monthly)
    1. J Bright                              £599.00           Replacement Council laptop
    1. J Bright                                  £6.44           Office supplies
    1. Jade Tennant                    £752.50           Toilets cleaning
    1. J Bright                              £299.82           October pay
    1. HMRC                                 £70.40           PAYE October
    1. Neil Grigg                            £20.91           Toilet supplies
    1. J Bright                                £25.99           Toilet supplies
  • To approve the disposal of Council asset:

Lenovo Ideapad100 laptop – beyond economic repair

  • To resolve to accept the quarterly accounts (previously circulated)
  1. Planning Applications:

To respond to applications:

            0413/20 Pomeroys – removal and replacement of existing extension

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

(For information only)

Signed  Clerk to the Council                     Date 1st September 2020

Date of next meeting – Tuesday 13th October 2020

Correspondence distribution:

 CorrespondentSubject / ContentDistribution method & date
01V. McConnelNewly installed VASTo Councillors 1.10.2020
02S WonnacottOkehampton Community BusTo Councillors and for agenda 13.10.2020