Agenda 2023 January 10

Jan 5, 2023 | Agendas

The agenda for the meeting can be read below or downloaded here: AG_2023_January 10 BPC

To all members of Blackawton Parish Council 5 January 2023

You are hereby summoned to attend the monthly meeting of Blackawton Parish Council to be held on Tuesday 10 January 2022 at 7:30 p.m. in Blackawton Village Hall for the purpose of transacting the following business.

Guest: Discussion about holding a Blackawton ‘Community Natter’ event

Open Forum – The Chairman invites Questions from Parishioners

  1. Apologies

To receive apologies for absence

  1. Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of Members’ interests in Agenda items

  1. Minutes of Previous Meetings

To approve minutes of the Meeting held 6 December 2022.

  1. Report from South Hams District Council Councillor

  2. Report from Devon County Council Councillor

  3. Planning Applications

    1. SHDC Planning Decisions

To note the decisions as follows:

  • 095/21/CLP Greenslade House Greenslade Road Blackawton TQ9 7BP. Cerificate of Lawfulness for commencement of planning permission 2531/18/FUL. Cert of Lawfulness (Proposed) Certified.
  • 4166/22/ARC Woodfin Cottage Blackawton TQ9 7BW. Application for approval of details reserved by condition 4 (schedule of materials) of planning consent 2099/22/HHO. Discharge of condition Approved.
  • 3592/22/HHO 11 Cheavestone Lea Blackawton TQ9 7AU. Householder application for single storey rear dining & utility room extension with associated internal alterations & external works. Conditional Approval.
  • 3172/22/TPO Wadstray House Blackawton TQ9 7DE. T1: Beech – remove to prevent tree failure onto property due to Ganoderma, T2: Beech – pollard to 10m from ground level to prevent tree failure onto road due to Ganoderma. Tree Works Allowed.
  • 3533/22/PDM Higher Pasture Farm East Allington TQ9 7QA. Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed change of use of 3No. agricultural buildings to 5No. dwellinghouses (Class C3) and for associated operational development (Class Q (a+b)). Withdrawn.
    1. Review of New Applications

To comment to SHDC on the following applications:

  • 3929/22/FUL & 3930/22/LBC Larcombe Farm East Allington TQ9 7QB. Application & Application for listed building consent for planning approval and listed building consent for conversion of existing listed barn (part of which was historically built as a house) into additional self contained domestic accommodation ancillary to the existing farmhouse to which it is attached. Along with erection of an outbuilding for storage and bat roost.

  • Neighbouring parish: 2927/22/FUL, Halwell Business Park Halwell TQ9 7LQ. Provision of a new industrial warehouse building.

  1. Consultations
  • DCC, Local Nature Recovery Strategy – Organisations’ work, Closes 13/1/23

  • Devon and Severn IFCA, Proposed new Mobile Fishing Permit Byelaw 2022. Closes 20/01/23

  1. Blackawton ‘Community Natter’ Event

To consider the proposal to support an event.

  1. Cost of Living – ‘Warm Place’ in The George Lion Inn

To review the project.

  1. Home Energy Efficiency

To receive feedback from Cllr Coe and consider action to provide information to homes with low energy efficiency ratings.

  1. Grounds Management in the Churchyard

To discuss the draft Action Plan

  1. Lengthsman Hours

To consider the allocation of additional ten hours in 22/23.

  1. Clerk’s Role

Consider core hours, priorities, and jobs which can be done differently or stopped.

  1. Carbon Savvy Course

To review and consider further action.

  1. Finance

    1. Update on Current Financial Position

To receive reports.

    1. Payments & Receipts

To authorise the following payments

  • ARCCAS, Churchyard frequent maintenance zones, 5/10/22 & 2/11/22, £180.00

  • Parish Lengthsman, 22/10-21/11, £473.00

  • KD Plant Hire, Digger work to grade in Cemetery, £350.00

  • Clerk, December 2022 Expenses reimbursement, £17.29

To note payments made since the December meeting:

  • Clerk, December Salary, £527.45

  • HMRC, December, £136.20

  • NEST Pensions, December, £47.66

  1. 2023/24 Budget

To discuss draft and to schedule an extraordinary meeting to decide 23/24 budget.

  1. Correspondence

  • Invitation – South Devon AONB 2023 Partners Conference, 25/1/23 Moreleigh Hall

  1. Next Meeting

To confirm the next monthly meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 7 February 2022 at 7:30 p.m.


Annette Thom

Parish Clerk