WITHIEL PARISH COUNCIL

Minutes of the meeting of Withiel Parish Council (WPC) held at the Village Hall on Wednesday 1st June2016, which opened at 7:15 pm with Cllr Cubitt welcoming and thanking all present for attending

Present: Cllr Cubitt (Chair), Cllr Harper, Cllr Hoyle & Cllr Coy.

Also present: Cornwall Cllr Chris Batters, Parish Clerk R Turner & one member of the public .

77/16 Apologies for absence:

Cllr Nott-Bower (prior business engagement), Cllr Malone (prior business meeting) & Cllr Shearer (prior appointment). Apology also received from PCSO Crocker (annual leave).

78/16 Members Declaration of Interest and any requests for dispensations:

Cllr Coy declared his interest, as an official of Withiel PCC, in agenda item 83/16 i) and advised he would leave the room whilst planning application PA16/02565 was being discussed.

79/16 Invitation to members of the public to address the meeting:

Cllr Batters advised that he had been advised that the sign post at Withiel turn on the old A30 was in need of replacement and that he had reported to Cornwall Council and will monitor it’s repair.

80/16 Minutes of the annual council meeting held on 4th May 2016.

  1. to approve the minutes.

Cllr Hoyle proposed to approve the minutes of the meeting of 4th May 2016, seconded by Cllr Coy. It was resolved to approve the minutes of the 4th May 2016.

  1. to ratify the decisions of the meeting up to and including agenda item 65/16, taken before the advertised start of the meeting.

Cllr Coy proposed to to ratify the decisions of the meeting of 4th May 2016 up to and including agenda item 65/16, taken before the advertised start of the meeting, seconded by Cllr Hoyle. It was resolved to ratify the decisions of the meeting of 4th May 2016, up to and including agenda item 65/16

81/16 To consider matters arising from minutes of 4th May 2016 which are not agenda items below.

None.

82/16 Finance matters.

Accounts payable as follows:

  1. Withiel WI (catering for community consultation event 18th June 2016) £50 Cheque no. 100541

  2. Postages £3.71 Chq no. 100542

  3. Neighbourhood Development Plan Stationary £30 Chq no. 100543

  4. Robin Turner – clerks salary £ 639.74 Chq no. 100544

  5. PAYE re clerk- HMRC £148.20 Chq no. 100545

  6. NIC re clerk– HMRC £8.16 Chq no. 100546

Cllr Coy proposed these payments and Cllr Hoyle seconded and it was resolved by an unanimous vote to make these payments.

Responsible Finance Officers report:

The clerk advised that that the external auditor had acknowledged receipt of the annual audit of the 2015/16 annual accounts and that the date of commencement of the period of public rights will be 3rd June 2016 and will extend until Thursday 14th July 2016.

Cllr Coy withdrew from the meeting at this point.

83/16 Planning: To consider and approve a comment for the planning application listed below and any others received prior to the evening of the meeting.

  1. PA16/02565 Location: The Old Rectory, Withiel, Bodmin. Proposal: Listed Building Consent to replace the covering on the roofs of the main house and coach house with Delabole slate, insert 3 sky lights to the main house and insert 3 sky lights to the coach house.

Cllr Hoyle proposed that a consultee comment that WPC has no issues or concerns in respect of the application be made, seconded by Cllr Harper. It was resolved by a unanimous vote that a consultee comment stating that WPC has no issues or concerns in respect of application no. PA16/02565.

  1. PA16/04252 Location: House of Fishes, Moorland View Farm, Inches, Bodmin. Proposal: .Formation of new vehicular access, construction of garage, and alterations to approved parking layout

Cllr Coy proposed that a consultee comment that WPC has no issues or concerns in respect of the application be made, seconded by Cllr Hoyle. It was resolved by a unanimous vote that a consultee comment stating that WPC has no issues or concerns in respect of application no. PA16/04252.

    1. PA16/04586 Location: Matty’s Ground, Withiel, Bodmin, Cornwall. Proposal: Single storey extension to front of property. Applicant: Mr Anderson.

Cllr Hoyle proposed that in the absence of sufficient information to establish the location of the property that an extension to the date for consultee comment be sought from Cornwall Council, seconded Cllr Harper. It was resolved by a unanimous vote to request an extension to the date for consultee comment, in respect of planning application PA16/04586, until 7th July 2016.

84/16 Planning: To report planning decisions of the planning authority received prior to the evening of the meeting.

None to be reported.

Cllr Batters left the meeting at this point.

85/16 Neighbourhood Development Plan. Cllr Hoyle confirmed the public consultation event in the village hall, will be held on 18th June 2016, 10am until 4pm. Cllr Cubitt advised that the draft Neighbourhood Development Plan had been sent to four neighbouring parish’s, Cornwall Council and to Cllr Batters.

86/16 Correspondence. (For information only)

None.

87/16 Advise dates of next normal meetings as being 6th July 2016, 3rd August 2016 & 7th September 2016 .

Dates confirmed.

Cllr Cubitt closed the meeting at 7.45p.m and thanked all present for attending.

 

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