Agenda 2024 March 05

Feb 29, 2024 | Agendas

The Agenda can be read below or downloaded here: AG_2024_March BPC

  1. To all members of Blackawton Parish Council 29 February 2024

    You are hereby summoned to attend the monthly meeting of Blackawton Parish Council to be held on Tuesday 5 March 2024 at 7:30 p.m. in St. Michael’s Church for the purpose of transacting the following business.

    a. Open Forum

    The Chair invites Questions from Parishioners.

    b. Councillors Forum

    Cllrs may raise items for attention or for future consideration.

    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 13 February 2024.

    1. Restoration of the Phone Box

    To consider the proposal.

    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:

    • 3912/23/HHO Seawardstone Lodge, Blackawton, TQ9 7AB. Householder application for alterations & extension to existing property. Conditional Approval.

    • 4086/23/HHO 2 Church Quillet, Blackawton, TQ9 7BT. Householder application for proposed single vehicle hardstand. Conditional Approval.

    • 4178/23/ARC Larcombe Farm, East Allington, TQ9 7QB. Application for approval of details reserved by conditions 3 (Facing Materials) , 4 (Windows/Doors/Sills), 5 (Sample Panel), 7 (Flues/Vents), 8 (Rooflights) and 9 (Eaves/Verges) of planning consent 3929/22/FUL. Approved.

    • 4179/23/ARC Larcombe Farm, East Allington, TQ9 7QB. Application for approval of details reserved by conditions 3 (Facing Materials) , 4 (Windows/Doors/Sills), 5 (Sample Panel), 7 (Flues/Vents), 8 (Rooflights) and 9 (Eaves/Verges) of planning consent 3930/22/LBC. Approved.

      1. Appeals Update
    • 3563/22/VAR Parklands, Bay View Estate, Stoke Fleming, TQ6 0QX. Application for variation of condition 1 (approved drawings) ofplanning consent 3542/16/VAR. Appeal decision: Allowed with Conditions.

      1. Review of New Applications

    To comment to SHDC on the following applications:

    • 0456/24/LBC Larcombe Farm East Allington TQ9 7QB. Listed Building Consent for emergency structural remedial repairs on historic western stone gable wall of the attached barn at Larcombe Farm, detailed structural investigations undertaken as part of ongoing, previously approved works, have determined that upper section of wall is structurally unstable and at risk of collapse, structural engineer has advised that the only way of suitably resolving this issue is for upper part of wall to be carefully taken down before being reinstated.

    1. Consultations
    • SHDC Public Space Protection Orders. Closes Tuesday 19/03/24.

    • South Hams Community Action (formerly CVS) Isolation survey

    • Devon and Torbay Combined County Authority Consultation, Closes 24/03/24

    1. Finance

      1. Update on Current Financial Position

    To receive Reports and Bank Reconciliation.

      1. Payments & Receipts

    To authorise the following payments

    • Clerk February Expenses Reimbursement £29.27

    • Hire of Narthex March £20.00

    • Cemetery and Accounting Software 24/25, £535.68

    Payments authorised since the last monthly meeting

    • Cemetery grounds maintenance August 2023, £216.00

    1. Portrait of His Majesty The King

    To consider accepting the Government offer of a free portrait.

    1. Correspondence

    To note or consider:

    • 8/2/24 SHDC launched The South Hams Housing Offer-support & financial assistance to local communities for affordable housing developments.

    • 15/2/24 SHDC, Blackawton Housing Needs Report

    • 16/2/24 Resident, Blocked road culverts near Clyston Barton

    • 27/2/24, SHDC Walking and Cycling Project update – barriers & interventions identified

    • Invitation to BPC Chair, Mayor of Dartmouth, Civic Lunch & Church Service on the 80th Anniversary of Exercise Tiger.

    • 29/2/24, New Dartmouth & District Chamber of Commerce, Request for a meeting with BPC Cllrs.

    • Notice of the Cornelius Fund AGM on 19 March 2024, Kingsbridge – South Hams Christian Fellowship Chapel.

    1. Next Meeting

    To confirm the next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 9 April 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

    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. Parish Council Maintenance Contract

    To consider implementing optional two year extension.

    1. Parish Lengthsman Contract

    To consider implementing optional two year extension.

    1. Planning Repairs to the Cemetery Wall

    • To consider quotes for repairs to the wall.
    • To agree preferred timing of the repair.


    Annette Thom

    Parish Clerk