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Agenda for a meeting of Belstone Parish Council on 29th November 2022 in Belstone Village Hall at 7.30 pm

2022/23-121 Disclosures of Interests

To receive disclosures of personal & prejudicial interest from Councillors on matters to be considered at the meeting

2022/23-122 Apologies for Absence

To record any apologies for absence and reasons. For resolution.

2022/23-123 Public Participation Session

This item is limited to 15 minutes and will be conducted in accordance with the Standing Orders of the Council, which are available to read on the website.

2022/23-124 Minutes

To resolve that the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 18th October 2022, previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.

2022/23-125 Borough & County Councillor Statements

To receive any reports from Cllr Lynn Daniel or Cllr James McInnes.

2022/23-126 Chairman’s Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chairman or Vice-Chair.

2022/23-127 Clerk’s Report

To note the Clerk’s Report, previously circulated.

2022/23-128 Asset Inspection

To receive any update from Cllr Cooper on the Pound Sign.

2022/23-129 Planning

A. To agree the Council’s response to the following applications

• 2294/22/FUL Okehampton Hamlets Parish – Installation of 10 EV electric vehicle charging stations within the car park of Country Lanes Garden Centre
• To agree the response to any other applications which may arise after the agenda publication.

B. Outcomes of Planning Applications

To note the outcome of the planning applications previously commented on:

• 0320/22 The Retreat – Demolition and replacement of existing front porch (No objection) Grant Conditionally
• 0372/22 Land South of Moorland House, 8 metre wooden telegraph pole (Objection) Permission refused
• 0304/22 Burl – Part demolition and replacement of roof to create accommodation; erection of side and rear extensions (Objection) Still processing

2022/23-130 Muddy Lane

To note any action taken by the Council regarding the bridleways near Skaigh Farm.

2022/23-131 Speeding

To agree any action following the discussion on speeding at the October meeting.

2022/23-132 Hedge Cutting in Skaigh Lane

To agree any action following the discussion at the October meeting on overgrown hedges in Skaigh Lane.

2022/23-133 Cricket Club Donation

To agree what action needs to be taken on the Cricket Club Donation.

2022/23-134 Finance

A. Recent Transactions

• Income – DCC Locality Grant £250, Interest 91p
• Expenditure –ODCTG £30, Phone Box Paint £13.78
• Nat West Balances have been transferred to Lloyds. Total Balance now £4,719.86 (including £450 election reserve)

B. Any Payments to be Authorised

• Clerk’s Gross Wages (including £72.71 back pay after 2022/23 pay rise agreed) £588.37
• Training for Clerk on Elections £18
• Citizens Advice Donation £30
• Transfer to Elections Reserve £160 as budgeted.

2022/23-135 Dates for next year

To approve the proposed meeting dates for next year.

2022/23-136 Election Preparation

To agree any publicity regarding the council prior to the elections next May.

2022/23-137 Cattle Attacks

To agree any action following letters about local cattle attacks.

2022/23-138 2023/24 Budget

To agree any amendments to the proposed 2023/24 budget

2022/23-139 Items for Next Agenda

To receive any items for the meeting on 17th January 2022.
Planned items: Confirmation of Precept, Risk Assessments