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Gerrans Parish Council Agenda – May 2017




TUESDAY 9th MAY 2017 at 7.30pm

All members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend for the purpose of considering and resolving upon the business as set out in the agenda.

Residents of the Parish are invited to attend and listen to proceedings. This is a public meeting and as such could be filmed or recorded by broadcasters, the media or members of the public. Please be aware that whilst every effort is taken to ensure that members of the public are not filmed, we cannot guarantee this, especially if you are speaking or taking an active role.

Steven Skull   (Clerk)                                                                    Dated this 4th May 2017                                                        



  1. Election of Chairman


  1. Apologies for absence.


  1. Election of Deputy Chairman and Committee Appointments


  1. Declarations of interests in items on the agenda
  • Disclosable pecuniary interests
  • Non registerable interests
  • Gifts to the value of more than £25.00

–   to consider requests for dispensations on items on the agenda.


  1. Public participation
  • Members of the public may address Councillors on any item for a maximum of

15 minutes and for no longer than 5 minutes per person.


  1. Consider, and if approved confirm, the draft minutes of the meeting held on 4th April



  1. Review of the minutes of the previous meeting – items for report / discussion.


  1. Correspondence received


  1. Planning Matters

(a)   Applications :

  1. – PA17/03175 Proposed base station installation at Roseland Squash Club
  2. – PA17/03722 Proposed siting of camping pods at Trewince Farm
  3. – PA17/03863 Change of use of buildings at Mether Collyn Barn


(b)   Decisions


(c)   Enforcement matters

– To consider concerns expressed about the height of the newly erected

garage at Pendennis, New Road.


(d)   Review of Effectiveness of the RNDP Objectives

– To consider consultation draft


  1. Committee Representative Reports


  1. Localism

– To consider the purchase of replacement sign for Stodden Steps

– Other localism issues, if any.


  1. Committee Representative Reports


  1. Portscatho Post Office

– To consider again the suspension of Post Office facilities at Ralph’s Foodstore

and to discuss any subsequent developments,


  1. Church Close

– Update on recreational equipment


  1. Annual Internal Audit

– To consider approval of the Annual Governance Statement 2016/2017 pre-audit.

– To consider approval of the Statement of Internal Control 2016/2017 pre-audit.


  1. Financial Matters.

– Clerk’s report on status to budget of proposed payments for authorisation.

– To review and approve accounts for payment and bank reconciliation.


  1. Other Parish Matters

– Any urgent business, agenda items for next meeting, minor matters for report



Please note that any plans for consideration under item 9 (a) will be available for examination by the public from 6.45 pm, prior to the Annual Parish Meeting, which precedes the Council meeting and commences at 7.00pm.



   Gerrans Parish Council,

2 North Parade, Portscatho, Truro TR2 5HH

Telephone 01872 580085

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