Agenda 2024 January 09

Jan 4, 2024 | Agendas

The Agenda can be read below or downloaded here: AG_2024_January BPC

To all members of Blackawton Parish Council 4 January 2024

You are hereby summoned to attend the monthly meeting of Blackawton Parish Council to be held on Tuesday 9 January 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 5 December 2024.

  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:

  • 3991/23/AGR Land at SX 808 527, Blackawton. Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed agricultural storage building measuring 18m (length) x 12m (breadth) x 6.1m (height to ridge). Prior Approval Not Required.

    1. Review of New Applications

To comment to SHDC on the following applications:

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

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

  • 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.

  • 4179/23/ARC Larcombe Farm, Lane To 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.

  1. Consultations
  • Peninsula Transport, Draft Transport Strategy. Closes 5 February 2024.

  • South Devon Rural Housing Association, Proposed Merger with Placed fro People Group. Closes 7/2/24.

  1. Finance

    1. Update on Current Financial Position

To receive Reports.

    1. Proposed Budget 2024/25

To approve the 2024/25 Budget and Precept.

    1. Payments & Receipts

To authorise the following payments

  • Church, Hire of the Narthex, December and January, £40.00

  • Clerk, Expenses reimbursement, £29.43

  1. Planning Repairs to the Cemetery Wall

To note the Report and to agree what works will be in the Brief document.

  1. Maintenance of the Closed Churchyard

To consider scheduling a BPC Cllr discussion meeting to plan BPC’s response.

  1. Correspondence

The note or consider.

  • Email, South Devon National Landscapes, South Devon AONB renamed South Devon National Landscapes

  • Slapton Tree Hub, Saturday 20th January, 10am-2pm at our Slapton village hall

  1. Next Meeting

To confirm the next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 6 February 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. Cemetery Maintenance Contract

To decide whether to pay an additional charge to move the timing of cutting the interior face of the hedging around the Cemetery.


Annette Thom

Parish Clerk