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St Just in Roseland Parish Council Minutes – April 2019

Minutes of the Meeting of St Just in Roseland Parish Council held in the Millennium Rooms,

St Mawes on Monday 1st April 2019. The meeting commenced at 7.00pm.


Councillors Present: B Sadler (Chairman), R Giles (Vice-Chairman), A. Chantrill, P Farmiloe, S Goldsmith, R. Hall, P. Salter, C Thornton-Parr, P Teague, K. Warren and C Williams.

Also present: H. Couch (Clerk), J.Masters (Assistant Clerk), Julian German CC, and 4 members of the public


  1. To accept apologies for absence – none

  1. Declaration of Interest:
  2. a) Disclosable Pecuniary Interest – None declared
  3. b) Non-Registerable Interest – None declared
  4. c) Of gifts to the value of more than £25 – None declared
  5. d) To consider requests for dispensation on items on the agenda – None declared

  1. Open Period – Public Participation

2 representatives from Wildanet, a Cornwall based wireless internet service provider gave a quick presentation on the services that they can offer to rural and hard to reach areas. Grants are available. More information available at A safety sheet was requested and this will be circulated to Councillors.

Councillor German updated that Cornwall Council are currently working on mapping areas of superfast Broadband which should be completed by the end of April.

  1. Confirmation of the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on Monday 4th March 2019.

The Council RESOLVED, by a show of hands by those who had attended the said meeting, that the minutes of the 4th March 2019 meeting be approved by the Councillors who attended and they were duly signed by the Chairman.

  1. Report from the Clerk (Appendix 1) – A verbal report was given, this report will be circulated to Councillors with minutes.


  1. Report from Cornwall Councillor – A verbal report was given which included that from 1st April 2019, the time restrictions have changed and the bus passes now allow you to travel free of charge at anytime on the majority of services within Cornwall. A letter of support has also been sent for the Roseland Activity Centre Association.

  1. Report from Councillors as representatives of other Committees
  • Cllr Williams – St Just and St Mawes Heritage Group

  1. Correspondence (information only – Appendix 2) – Noted

It was agreed for the Clerk to contact St Austell Brewery to express our concern over the location of the mobile home and containers behing the Rising Sun.

  1. Planning (Appendix 3)
  2. a) Decisions of Planning Sub Committee for Applications


54) PA18/11656 – Land North of Lowen Meadow, Newton Road, St Mawes – Siting of a boat/trailer storage container – Objection

56) PA19/00897 –Hir Kemmyns, Upper Castle Road, St Mawes –Proposed two storey extension including a double carport and a first floor bedroom addition – No objection

57) PA19/01404 – Haefen House, 1 Carrick Way, St Mawes – Revision of previously approved application PA18/10978 for a proposed extension and internal alterations with dormers and extended raised decking – No objection

58) PA19/01406 – Sunner Corner, Lower Tregorland, St Just in Roseland – Retention of improvement works undertaken to existing vehicular access track serving residential property “Sunny Corner” consisting of; removal of soft deleterious material build-up over existing hard sub-base through scrapping back of track; new 803 hardcore base laid 150-200mm deep; tarmac scalpings topping of 50mm finish – cannot support in current form

59) PA19/01640 – Jasmine Cottage, 5 Chapel Terrace, St Mawes – Ground floor extension, internal alterations and first floor bay window extension and balcony on south-west elevation – Objection


  1. b) Decisions of Planning Sub Committee for Local Council Protocol Letters

54) PA18/11656 – Land North of Lowen Meadow, Newton Road, St Mawes, TR2 5BS – Siting of a boat/trailer storage container– agree with case officers recommendation


c) Decisions of the Planning Authority


32) PA18/06601 –Land at Penperth Cottage, St Just in Roseland– Approved

53) PA18/10138 – Wild Willow Cottage, St Mawes – Approved

55) PA19/00567 – Little Polvarth, St Mawes – Approved


  1. d) Enforcement cases

New cases raised :-

EN19/00394 – The Rising Sun, St Mawes – Alleged change of use of land for the stationing of a caravan and two containers.

Closed case:-

EN19/00229 – Land at Ventongassick, Trethewell, St Just in Roseland – Alleged non-compliance of conditions 3 (protected species mitigation) and 5 (demolition of milking parlour) of PA17/10709; materials/debris left on site and being burned. – Case closed

A discussion took place and there was a lack of understanding of why certain enforcements are being closed by Cornwall Council without a detailed explanation being given, Cllr German agreed to look into this on our behalf.

  1. e) To receive a written report from meeting with Sarah Newton MP and Kit Malthouse MP (Responsibility for Neighbourhood Planning)

Cllr Sadler provided a written report, which was circulated.

  1. f) To receive a verbal update “Meet the Planners”

Cllrs Giles and Salter attended the meeting with the Clerk. A verbal update was given – notes will be forwarded when they are sent from Cornwall Council.

  1. g) To consider any planning correspondence

It was reported that Cornwall Council as a unitary authority has been in operation for 10 years today.

10.Accounts and Finance (Appendix 4)

  1. a) The Council was asked to approve the following payments:

The Bacs were approved                                                                                            £ 11,566.09

Payments for ratification                                                                                                          £    420.00

Direct Debits/Debit Card/ Standing Orders shown as paid in March                            £ 1,104.33

Salaries for March paid in March                                                                                £ 3,209.23

Income shown as received during March                                                                    £ 20,807.93

Approval of the payments of accounts was proposed by Cllr Giles and seconded by Cllr Chantrill. All in favour by a show of hands. RESOLVED by the Council.

  1. b) The council noted the monthly Car Park income for March 2019
           Pay & Display Pay & Display Permits Permits Total
  Monthly Cumulative Monthly     Cumulative   Cumulative
Mar – 18 £5,821.80 £192,539.15 460.00 £30,358.00 £222,897.15
Mar – 19 £4,147.70 £187,401.14 0.00 £28,628.00 £216,029.14
  March 2019 comparable with 2018        
Down £1,674.10 £5,138.01 £460.00 £1,730.00 £6,868.01

This includes £997.50 (gross) taken on card payments.

  1. c) To consider any recommendations relating to finance – none

  1. d) To consider any grant applications received

Cllr Hall proposed that Roseland Activity Centre be given a grant of £2000.00. Seconded by Cllr Salter. All in favour by a show of hands.


  1. Car Parks

Cllr Giles gave a verbal update on the meeting held on 28th March.

Cllr Giles proposed “Agreement to purchase two new car parking machines following a discussion with Metric over our requirements up to £9000.00, with the approval of the Chairman of the Car Park Sub Committee”. Seconded by Cllr Salter. All in favour by a show of hands. RESOLVED by the Council.

  1. Highways Issues
  • Barrier by Sailing Club Quay – After a discussion it was agreed that the Clerk would obtain a quote for the work and to contact the Sailing Club.
  • Bohella Bank – It was agreed for the cordaline tree to be removed and replaced with a smaller appropriate tree.
  • Holy Well – Cllr Chantrill agreed a budget of £50.00 to purchase perennials to improve the area. Cllr Farmiloe seconded. All in favour by a show of hands. RESOLVED by the Council.
  • The Clerk requested that part of the outside of the Parish Council office be made into a herb garden for everyone. This was agreed.
  • Cllr German agreed to check whose responsibility a rotten fence in St Just in Roseland is.

  1. 75th Anniversary D-Day Embarkation at Turnaware

After a discussion where several ideas were suggested, it was agreed initially to:

  • Arrange for the memorial to have a deep clean
  • Write an article for the Roseland Magazine in June 2019
  • Cllr Teague to liaise with the Church

There could be a subsidiary project with the Heritage Group.


  1. St Just in Roseland Recreational Ground

An annual inspection report for the St Just Recreational Ground has been received. There were no high risks highlighted and therefore the report was noted.

The gates in the recreational ground were discussed, although they are not our responsibility, it was agreed that the Clerk should write to the owner to raise safety concerns.


Cllr Williams gave thanks on behalf of the St Mawes Recreational Ground for cutting down all the trees, grass cutting and continued support.


  1. Environment

Due to illness and other commitments, the meeting organised for the 28th March could not take place. A verbal update was given by Cllrs Goldsmith and Williams about a REACT (Roseland Environmental Activists Committee Team) meeting on the 26th March.The Clerk agreed to forward the notes made to all councillors.

Clerk re-iterated that it has not been formally agreed for representation from our Council on this group, if this a requirement it will need to be approved at the Annual meeting in May.

It was agreed that it is important to understand what we can do as a parish, and to include suggestions in our Roseland Magazine for residents.

16.Financial Regulations

Cllr Hall proposed to adopt the revised Financial Regulations, seconded by Cllr Giles. All in favour by a show of hands. RESOLVED by the Council.

  1. Any Other Urgent Business

None raised.

  1. May agenda item
  • Grass Cutting/Weeds


The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 7th May 2019 at 7.00pm in St Just in Roseland Institute, St Just in Roseland.

There being no further business, the meeting closed at 9.30 pm

Signed as a true record……………………………………..Chairman Cllr. B Sadler

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