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Gerrans Parish Council Agenda – November 2016




TUESDAY 1st NOVEMBER  2016  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  26th October  2016



Chairman’s statement in respect of The Openness of Local Government Bodies

Regulations 2014

Apologies for absence.

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.

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.

Consider, and, if approved, confirm the draft minutes of the meeting held on 4th October  2016.

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

Correspondence received

1. Invitation from Kernow Matters To You to comment on proposals by the Boundaries Commission to establish a cross-border constituency (“Devonwall”)

2. Invitation from CALC to comment upon proposals to extend Council Tax referendum principles to Parish councils.Correspondence received (continued)

Any other correspondence

Planning Matters

–   Applications :

PA16/08661 re The Cornish Heritage Farm, Trewithian

PA16/09980 re Florence Cottage, 11 Wellington Terrace

–   Decisions and enforcement matters


– Update on new bid for devolution project funding at Gerrans playground.

– Community Assets – update

– Other localism issues, if any.

Committee Representative Reports

Parish Car Parking

– Update on parking enforcement

Church Close

– Update on permissions for intended installations

Plume of Feathers Public House

-To consider any further correspondence received from St Austell Brewery.

Raised Pavement at Gerrans Bus Stop

-To consider safety aspects in the light of further recent accidents

Financial Matters.

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

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

Other Parish Matters

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

Please  note  that  any  available plans  for consideration  under item 8 will be  available  

for examination  by  the  public  from  7.15 pm.

Gerrans Parish Council,

2 North Parade, Portscatho, Truro  TR2 5HH

Telephone 01872 580085

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