Agenda – September 8th 2020


From the Clerk:

 John Bright

The Parish Council is summoned

To meet on

Tuesday 8th September  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 meetings held 14th July and 20th July 2020

To resolve to agree the minutes

  • Matters arising from the meeting 14th July and 20th July 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)

Matters for discussion

  1. Public toilets (standing item)

Matters for discussion

  1. VAS

To consider the latest offer from Coeval.

  1. Finances
  2. To resolve to approve the payments:
  1. J Bright                                          £ 299.82          (Pay September)        
    1. HMRC                                           £ 70.40            (PAYE September)  
    1. Jade Tennant                                £ 775.00          (Toilet cleaning, August)
    1. Neil Grigg                                      £ 20.91            (Toilet supplies)
    1. Evans Plumbing                            £162.50           (Reinstate & repairs toilets)
    1. Neil Grigg                                      £ 26.00            (Toilet supplies)
  • To note the August payments made by the clerk under S.4.1 Financial Regulations 2020:
  1. J Bright                                          £ 501.78          (Pay August + back pay)
    1. HMRC                                           £ 121.00          (PAYE August)
    1. Jade Tennant                                £ 275.00          (Toilet cleaning, July)
    1. Signs Express                               £ 77.93            (Toilet signs)
    1. J Bright                                          £ 37.63            (Toilet supplies)
    1. J Bright                                          £ 12.50            (Plaque – public bench)
    1. Neil Grigg                                      £ 19.91            (Toilet supplies)
  • Replacement laptop – to approve level of spending on a new laptop for the Council.

All payments to be made online

  1. Planning Applications:

To note the following decisions by DNPA Planning:

0280/20 Brambleside – grant of certificate of lawful use – refused

0299/20 Barberry Cottage – construction of a front porch – approved

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. – approved

  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
01Coeval LtdTerms for installing VAS 1.9.2020 To all Councillors, for inclusion on agenda
02Philippa LittleTraffic through Lydford village1.9.2020 to all Councillors