Agenda 2023 July 04

Jun 29, 2023 | Agendas

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To all members of Blackawton Parish Council 29 June 2023

You are hereby summoned to attend the monthly meeting of Blackawton Parish Council to be held on Tuesday 4 July 2023 at 7:30 p.m. in Blackawton Village Hall for the purpose of transacting the following business.

OPEN FORUM – The Chairman invites Questions from Parishioners

  1. Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

  1. Declarations of Interests

To receive declarations of Members’ interests in Agenda items.

  1. Minutes of Previous Meetings

To approve minutes of the Meeting held 6 June 2023.

  1. Report from South Hams District Council Councillor

  2. Report from Devon County Council Councillor

  3. Planning Applications

    1. Review of New Applications

To comment to SHDC on the following applications:

  • 1677/23/HHO 3 Greenslade Road Blackawton TQ9 7BP. Householder application for external landscaping works including extended balcony area, new balcony balustrading & ramped access from rear elevation.

  • 1789/23/HHO Woodcott Blackawton TQ9 7AA. Householder application for demolition of lean-to, erection of kitchen, dinning room & living extension.

  • 1998/23/HHO Oakleigh Cottage Main Street Blackawton TQ9 7BG. Householder application for demolition of an existing outbuilding & construct a new outbuilding with ancillary accommodation along with landscaping to the garden.

  • 1393/23/OPA Land At Sx 808 511 Blackawton. Application for outline planning application with some matters reserved (access & layout) for demolition of existing dwelling (formerPark Home), workshop, greenhouse, three small outbuildings and polytunnel & construction of two semi-detached single storey dwellings& two detached two storey dwellings with associated vehicular access improvements & landscaping.

  • 1883/23/FUL Newstone Blackawton TQ9 7DR. Erection of agricultural building.
    Neighbouring Parish Consultee.

  • 2052/23/ARC Proposed Development At Sx 8074 5071 Land at Greenslade Road, Blackawton TQ9 7BP. Application for approval of details reserved by conditions 10 (Facing Materials), 11 (Slates), 12 (Stonework Panel) and 16 (Boundary Treatment) of planning consent 1972/17/FUL

  • 1960/23/AGR Valley View Blackawton TQ9 7DH. Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed general purpose agricultural building measuring 18.2 mtrs (length) x 13.7 mtrs (breadth) x 6.41 mtrs (height to ridge).

  1. Consultations
  • SHDC, Cycling and walking behaviour change project, Interviews & survey to mid July
  1. Avenue of Cherry Trees in the Churchyard Management Consultation

To noted collated options suggested and to agree how to consult the community.

  1. 20’s Plenty” Campaign

To receive a verbal report on responses received to date from Beacon articles, feedback from webinar (28/6/23), and to agree any further actions.

  1. Blackawton’ Sign

To consider whether, and if yes where, to install the historical metal sign (70mm*330 mm).

  1. Registration of The George Inn as an Asset of Community Value

To decide whether to submit an application for registration and if yes to plan how to proceed.

  1. Maintenance of Bench in the Cemetery

To consider the proposal to replace remaining slats. Estimated total cost £115.00

  1. BPC IT System

To confirm BPC’s Jottacloud subscription & payments & the IT system in the Report.

  1. Finance

    1. Update on Current Financial Position

To receive the Reports.

    1. Payments & Receipts

To authorise the following payments

  • DALC, Being a Good Councillor #1, £18.00

  • Maintenance Contractor, attendance training course, repair of bench, materials £279.50

  • Clerk, June Expenses Reimbursement, £19.01

To note payments made since the June meeting:

  • Judge’s Web Design, Annual Hosting Fee, £80.00

  • Maintenance Contractor, Contracted first cut of churchyard wall vegetation, bus shelter cleans, & annual wood preserver application, £750.00

  • Clerk, June Salary and approved April overtime, £625.44

  • HMRC, June PAYE, £161.80

  • NEST, June Pension, £56.67

    1. Grant for 50% of Village Hall WiFi

To consider approval of the payment of 50% of the initial contract.

  1. Next Meeting

To confirm the next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 5 September 2023 at 7:30 p.m. If the Hall is closed for works to the roof the meeting will be in St Michael’s Blackawton.

  1. Closure of the Meeting

To consider a resolution, in accordance with the 1960 Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act, to exclude the public and press during consideration of the following item(s) because of the commercial-in-confidence nature of the business.

  1. Annual Leave

To approve the booking of annual leave.


Annette Thom

Parish Clerk