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Agenda for a meeting of Belstone Parish Council to be held on 27th September 2022 in the Meeting Room at Belstone Village Hall at 7.30 pm

Council Agenda Published 20th September 2022

This meeting was postponed from 13th September due to the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

2022/23-82 Disclosures of Interests

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

2022/23-83 Apologies for Absence

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

2022/23-84 Public Participation

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.

2022/23-85 Minutes

To resolve that the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 12th July 2022, previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.

2022/23-86 Borough & County Councillor Statements

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

2022/23-87 Chairman’s Announcements

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

2022/23-88 Rew Meadow Cricket Club

Representation by Peter Hammond to update on Cricket Club fundraising and to request grant.

2022/23-89 Finance

A. Change of Bank Accounts (Resolution 2021/22-45B)

To receive Cllr Pike’s report on progress with opening the new bank account.

B. Recent Transactions

  • Interest July 13p
  • Paid – SLCC Membership £56

C. Payments to be Authorised

  • Donation to Okehampton District Community Transport Group?
  • Donation to Cricket Club?
  • Clerk’s Salary Gross £488.45

2022/23-90 Mid-Year Budget

To review the finances in relation to the budget for 2022-23.

2022/23-91 Clerk’s Report

To note the Clerk’s Report, previously circulated.

2022/23-92 Electronic Communications

To receive Cllr Hill’s report on progress

2022/23-93 Assets

  • Telephone box – To note the completion of repairs.
  • Notice on Pound – To receive Cllr Cooper’s report on progress.
  • Gate on Pound – To receive Cllr Cooper and Cllr Ash’s report on progress.

2022/23-94 Road Problems

To receive a report from the Clerk on the issues raised at the previous meeting.

2022/23-95 Planning

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

B. Outcomes of Planning Applications

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

C. Potential Breach of Planning Regulations

  • To note response of Dartmoor National Park Authority to report of Storage Shed breach.
  • To note Belstone Commoners’ Association site visit re Resugga water diversion.
  • To discuss Cricket Club entrance.
  • To discuss Tor Down House Barn.

2022/23-96 Great Green Parking

To review the success of the noticeboard on the Great Green.

2022/23-97 Muddy Lane Sign

To discuss the request for a sign near Mowhay, Skaigh Lane.

2022/23-98 Eastern Parish Links Meeting

To appoint a representative to attend the virtual Eastern Links meeting on Tuesday 4th October 6.30-7.30pm.

2022/23-99 Devon Association of Local Councils (DALC) Conference

To appoint a representative to attend the DALC Conference at Exeter Racecourse on Wednesday 5th October 10am-4pm, and confirm voting.

2022/23-100 Clerk’s Appraisal

To discuss the report due to be circulated by Cllr Weaver regarding the Clerk’s appraisal, and resolve any subsequent actions.

2022/23-101 Clerk’s Emails

To resolve a plan to rationalise the Clerk’s email load.

2022/23-102 Topical Topics

Proposal to put a notice on the noticeboard and website after each meeting, with details of items which have been forwarded to the Council and could be of interest to residents e.g. this month – free pop-up choir, free holidays for the disabled from Dream-a-way charity, Let’s Talk Teenagers, free Digital Skills Sessions, a website to add comments on West Devon plans, Avian Flu.

2022/23-103 Items for Next Agenda

To receive any items to be added to the next agenda.
Already Planned – Highways meeting – Josh Scillitoe attending, review of GDPR Policies.

The date of the next meeting will be Tuesday 18th October 2022.