Agenda – October 8th 2019


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

The Parish Council is summoned


The WI Room, The Nicholls Hall, Lydford

On Tuesday 8th October 2019 at 7pm

Members of the public are invited to raise matters of public interest – this period will be limited to 15 minutes duration


  1. Apologies for absence
  • Declarations of Interest
  • Minutes of the meeting held 10th September 2019

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the Minutes dated 10th September 2019
  • Reports from Outside Bodies
  • Borough Councillors Report
  • Road safety
  • Outstanding VAS on A386

To resolve to site VAS on A386 by Dartmoor Inn

  • Speed limit through the village

To revisit the question of seeking the setting of a 20mph speed limit through the village following DCC review.

  • Public toilets (standing item)
  • To consider possible improvements to the public toilets which might be made possible through grant funding
  • To consider parishioner’s request for signage directing users of route 27 to toilets
  • Public seating in the village

To resolve repair / replacement of existing Home Guard seat by War Memorial.

  1. Council banking arrangements
  2. To review and ratify steps taken to date to open Unity Trust Bank account and transfer funds from existing bankers (TSB)
  3. To resolve to provide access rights for councilors to view Unity Trust account.
  4. To agree as appropriate extra signatories to authorize council payments.
  5. To resolve to adopt a new Statement of Internal Control in light of changes to banking arrangements.
  1. Finances
  1. Grant Applications received – West Devon CAB – previously circulated

To agree the amount to donate

  • Quarterly Financial summary

To review present financial position against budget.

To resolve to transfer outstanding balances from previous projects to general reserves

  • To resolve to approve the payments:
  1. J Bright (Pay September)               £ Awaits
    1. J Bright (Expenses)                       £ 3.76 (Postage) 
    1. HMRC (PAYE September)           £ Awaits                      
    1. West Devon CAB                          £ to be agreed (agenda item 12a)

(Payments i, ii, iv to be made online.)

  1. Planning Applications:

None received

  1. Correspondence

See items listed below

  1. Any other urgent business for discussion

By permission of the chairman.

Signed  Clerk to the Council                     Date 30th September 2019

Date of next meeting – Tuesday 12th November 2019


 CorrespondentSubject / ContentDistribution method & date
01West Devon CABGrant requestEmail to councillors 23.9.19 To agenda for October meeting
02WDBCInformation re changes in recycling provision in West DevonEmail to councillors 27.9.19
03WDBCInformation re fees for uncontested parish electionsEmail to councillors 27.9.19 To budget folder for 2020-21
04ClerkQuarterly financial summary.Email to councillors 26.9.19