Holne Parish Council
Clerk - Mrs Suzanna Hughes LL.B (Hons)
16 Westwood Cleave, Ogwell, Newton Abbot.TQ12 6YE
Telephone: 01626 330311 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Councillors Owen (Chairman), Arrowsmith, Jones, Ross, Simpson & Troake.
You are hereby summoned to attend a MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL to be held on TUESDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2012 at 8.00pm in the Village Hall, Holne.
Also invited: District Councillor Smerdon, County Councillor Pennington, John Nutley (DNPA), Bill Allen (DNPA) and Community Police Officers.
Members of the press and public are welcome.
The meeting will begin after both the Public Forum at 8.00pm and brief reports from County and District Councillors, DNPA representative and Police Community Support Officer.
- APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
- DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Members are reminded of their responsibility to continually update their Notice of Registerable Interests and invited to state whether they have any interest in the items to be discussed during this meeting in accordance with its Code of Conduct.
3. RATIFICATION OF MINUTES
(i) To approve and sign the minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 3 July 2012.
(ii) To approve and sign the minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held on 24 July 2012.
- STANDING ORDERS
To receive, approve and adopt revised Standing Orders.
- DISPENSATIONS UNDER THE NEW CODE OF CONDUCT REGIME
To agree how the Parish Council will determine requests for dispensations
- DATA PROTECTION LICENCE
To acknowledge the requirement to obtain a Data Protection Licence and approve the cost of £35.
(i) To approve cheques for payment:
- S Hughes - Clerk’s disbursements (travel, postage and stationery) - £57.85
- Max Bayles - Tree works - £384.00
- G Simpson – Stamps and stationery (from Housing Group funds) - £113.44
(ii) Holne Parish Council Accounts 2011/2012
To receive the Certificate and Report of the External Auditor for Holne Parish Council at the completion of the annual audit.
(iii) To consider grants made under ‘Small Grant Scheme’ and other donations
a. New applications/appeals
(i) 0417/12 & 0418/12 – Refurbishment of existing detached workshop and store to the rear to form home office and studio with attached lean-to-store retained as existing at 1 Michelcombe Cottage, Holne
(i) 0357/12 - Restoration and refurbishment of house with kitchen extension, plus minor amendments to existing holiday accommodation at Seale Stoke Farm, Holne
To note that DNPA has refused permission to carry out the development.
(ii) JB/0392/12 – Prior Notification for extension to existing agricultural barn for storage, Seale Stoke Farm, Holne
To note that the proposed development is not considered permitted development and will therefore require planning permission.
9. COUNCIL TAX BENEFIT CHANGES
To receive notification from South Hams District Council that changes will be made to Council Tax Benefits from 1 April 2013 and that South Hams District Council will conduct a consultation regarding the changes between 6 August and 1 October 2012.
(i) Leat – to discuss and consider necessary action to cure the leak in the leat
11. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
To consider applications to:
(i) TAP fund (£1.10 per elector)
(ii) Dartmoor Sustainable Development Fund (DSDF) (up to £400)
12. PARISH FOOTPATHS
To consider correspondence received from Ms R Roberts relating to footpaths in the parish
13. COMMUNITY SHOP AND TEA ROOM
To discuss and consider the possibility, after investigation, of entering into a PWLB loan to help with the purchase of the Shop/Tearoom .
14. HOLNE AND SCORITON HOUSING GROUP
To receive a report
15. POTHOLES, HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE REPORTS AND OTHER HIGHWAYS ISSUES
To report maintenance issues.
16. CLERK’S OR COUNCILLOR’S REPORTS ON MATTERS AUTHORISED BY THE COUNCIL AT PREVIOUS MEETINGS NOT OTHERWISE ON THIS AGENDA
17. CHAIRMAN’S URGENT BUSINESS FOR ACTION BY THE CLERK IF COVERED BY DELEGATED POWERS OR FOR INCLUSION ON THE AGENDA OF THE NEXT MEETING
Clerk to notify councillors of relevant correspondence received during the month not otherwise dealt with above, including:
- Gambling Act 2005 – Consultation – Renewal of Statement of Principles for 2013 – 2016
- Cllr P Arrowsmtih – to receive letter of resignation
Matters not requiring discussion will be placed into the folder for circulation and perusal by Councillors
19. DATE OF NEXT MEETING
To confirm that the date of the next meeting of the Parish Council will be Tuesday 2 October 2012 at 8.00pm.
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