• Agenda - Full Council

    I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE THAT A MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 AT WILLAND VILLAGE HALL COMMENCING AT 19.00

    Press and Pubic are invited to attend. Please contact the Clerk by 4.00pm on Wednesday 12 January if you wish to attend in order that COVID secure provisions can be made.

    PLEASE NOTE: All Council Meetings are electronically recorded in the interests of accuracy.

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  • Minutes - Finance and Administration Committee

    MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 16 DECEMBER 2021

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  • Minutes - Full Council

    MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON 9 DECEMBER 2021

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  • Agenda - Finance and Administration Committee

    I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE THAT A MEETING OF THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE OF THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 16 DECEMBER 2021 AT WILLAND VILLAGE HALL COMMENCING AT 19.00.

    Press and Public are invited to attend. Please contact the Clerk by 4.00pm on Wednesday 15 December if you wish to attend in order that COVID secure provisions can be made.
    PLEASE NOTE: All Council Meetings are electronically recorded in the interests of accuracy.

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  • Agenda - Full Council

    I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE THAT A MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 9 DECEMBER 2021 AT WILLAND VILLAGE HALL COMMENCING AT 19.00.

    Press and Public are invited to attend. Please contact the Clerk by 4.00pm on Wednesday 8 December if you wish to attend in order that COVID secure provisions can be made.

    PLEASE NOTE: All Council Meetings are electronically recorded in the interests of accuracy.

    AGENDA
    1. Apologies
    To receive any apologies from Councillors

    2. To receive any declarations of interest from Members on any of the agenda items.

    3. Items brought forward from the Chair

    4. Public questions on any of the agenda items

    5. To approve Minutes of the meeting held: Thursday 11 November 2021 (Circulated)

    6. Reports from District and County Councillors
    a) Crime in Willand reported to the police in October 2021 (Attached)
    b) District Councillors Chesterton, Evans and Warren (Verbal)
    c) County Councillor Radford (Attached)

    7. For information and discussion
    a) To agree format and timetable for co-option of a Parish Councillor
    b) To receive Neighbourhood Plan update from Councillor Little (To follow)
    c) Jubilee benches, South Jaycroft: The wooden benches need regular cleaning and re-oiling. Do
    Councillors consider they should receive this maintenance over the winter by the handyman?
    d) To ratify the decision for the handyman to carry out emergency works in Orchard Way
    play area following storm damage to a tree
    e) Jubilee Field BMX track/skate park: To consider public consultation and preparation of possible
    designs and costings in readiness to have a creditable project in place to be able to justify
    claiming the £125,000 S106 monies for this item and other youth facilities which should be
    payable when development off Meadow Park is commenced.
    f) To receive an update from Cemetery Working Group re extension area, hedge etc.
    g) Chestnut Play Area - to consider Councillor Evans’ email of 12.11.21 to Parish Councillors on
    whether to officially apply for direct access to the section 106 monies. (Attached)
    h) To receive update re Worcester Crescent hedge from Clerk
    i) To receive update on Planning Enforcement re The Elms from Councillor Warren
    j) To receive update on PSPO signage from Councillor Warren

    8. Finance
    a) Payment Authorisation of payment of invoices received since 11 November 2021 )
    b) Income received in November 2021 )To follow
    c) Income and Expenditure report as at end of November 2021 )

    9. Meeting dates
    Thursday 16 December – Finance & Administration Committee meeting
    Thursday 13 January 2022 – Full Council meeting
    Thursday 10 February 2022 – Full Council meeting
    Thursday 10 March 2022 – Full Council meeting preceded by Annual Parish Meeting
    Thursday 17 March 2022 – Finance & Administration Committee meeting
    Thursday 14 April 2022 – Full Council meeting
    Working Groups – to note any scheduled dates

    10. Councillors Roundtable to receive any further information from Councillors and to highlight future agenda items.

    11. Communications
    A) To consider
    i) Planning Application 20/02128/FULL – Pleasant Streams, Uffculme: to note the response from
    Angharad Williams dated 22.11.21 on behalf of Stephen Walford (Circulated 23.11.21)*

    ii) Mid Devon Mobility’s update dated 17.11.21: to note there are 35 members from Willand Parish.
    (Circulated 19.11.21)*
    a) To consider the offer of a short presentation at a Parish Council meeting (face-to-face or Zoom) or to suggest a local group in the Parish which could be attended to inform people of the services provided.
    b) To consider providing the charity with financial support for the next financial year.

    iii) To consider CHAT’s letter dated 30.11.21 asking for financial support. (Circulated 3.12.21)*

    iv) Consultation: Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (email dated 15.11.21 from CRMP) - draft Community Risk Management; details of the online survey (closing date 14.1.22) have been posted on website/Facebook: does the Parish Council wish to respond? (Circulated 19.11.21)
    CONSULTATION LINK

    v) MDDC Planning Enforcement – to note requirement for online reporting of alleged breaches effective from 22.11.21 (Circulated 26.11.21)*

    vi) Crediton Neighbourhood Plan Consultation: email dated 22.11.21 from Planning Consultation (DPD) - response due by 14.1.22 (if no comments, no response necessary) (Circulated 26.11.21)*

    vii) To consider AirBand’s offer to give a broadband presentation to the Parish Council (Attached)

    viii) To note that Uffculme Parish Council are setting up a Traffic Group in Uffculme to try and find ways to improve road safety in and around the village and have contacted the Willand Parish Clerk who has forwarded their enquiry to the Highways Working Group for feedback on action in Willand.

    Note: items above marked * have been resent with this agenda

    B) Communications received since 5 November and forwarded to Councillors by email:

    i) Current Planning Applications

    a) 21/02223/FULL
    Proposal: Erection of extension
    Location: Western Holdings Ltd Unit 13 South View Estate
    Response submitted 25.11.21: No objection

    b) 21/01920/FULL
    Proposal: Erection of dwelling following demolition of existing garage (Revised scheme)
    Location: 8 Somerlea Willand Cullompton
    Response due by 14 December 2021
    PLANNING LINK

    ii) Planning decisions notified for information

    a) 21/01378/HOUSE
    Proposal: Raising of roof height to provide additional living accommodation at first floor level and erection of rear extension
    Location: Whitegates Old Jaycroft Willand Cullompton
    Decision: grant permission

    b) Appeal A Ref: APP/Y1138/W/21/3279982 & Appeal B Ref: APP/Y1138/Y/21/3279984
    Location: Verbeer Manor
    Appeal Decisions: Appeal A is dismissed and appeal B is allowed. Listed building consent is granted for the conversion of existing redundant bar and restaurant into 3 self-contained high quality apartments at Verbeer Manor, Willand, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 2PE. Consent is granted in accordance with the terms of application Ref. 20/01852/LBC, dated 30 October 2020, the plans submitted therewith and the conditions set out in the attached Schedule.

    iii) Newsletters and other correspondence

    9 Mid Devon Press Releases
    14 NALC bulletins and events newsletters
    8 DALC newsletters
    4 Mid Devon meeting notifications
    5 Rural Services Network bulletins
    2 Devon Communities Together bulletins
    2 SLCC news bulletins
    7 Devon County Council Coronavirus Updates
    1 Mid Devon Town and Parish Newsletter
    1 Neighbourhood Planning Newsletters/Events - Locality
    1 Devon CPRE newsletters
    3 National Highways notices
    2 CHAT newsletters
    1 MDDC Forward Planning Team update
    1 Devon Fire & Rescue Service consultation
    1 Information Commissioner’s Office newsletter
    1 Mid Devon Mobility update
    1 Blackdown Hills AONB newsletter
    1 Devon Countryside Access Forum update
    1 Made in Devon newsletter
    4 MDDC Planning Admin Weekly updates
    1 Devon Highways Services newsletter

    C) Communications not referred to Councillors
    28 emails offering various seminars, equipment and services.

    B Bodkin
    Barbara Bodkin
    Clerk to Willand Parish Council

    3 December 2021

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  • Minutes - Full Council

    MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON 11 NOVEMBER 2021

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  • Agenda - Full Council

    I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE THAT A MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2021 AT WILLAND VILLAGE HALL COMMENCING AT 19.00.

    Press and Public are invited to attend. Please contact the Clerk by 4.00pm on Wednesday
    10 November if you wish to attend in order that COVID secure provisions can be made.

    PLEASE NOTE: All Council Meetings are electronically recorded in the interests of accuracy.
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    AGENDA
    1. Apologies
    To receive any apologies from Councillors

    2. To receive any declarations of interest from Members on any of the agenda items.

    3. Items brought forward from the Chair

    4. Public questions on any of the agenda items

    5. Minutes of the meeting held: Thursday 14 October 2021 (Circulated)

    6. Reports
    a) Crime in Willand reported to the police in September 2021 (Attached)
    a) District Councillors Chesterton, Evans and Warren (Verbal)
    b) County Councillor Radford (To follow)

    7. For information and discussion
    a) To receive Cemetery Working Group update re extension area, hedge etc
    b) To receive Neighbourhood Plan update from Councillor Little
    c) To receive Chestnut Play Area update from Clerk and Councillor Grantham
    d) To receive update on Planning Enforcement re The Elms from Councillor Warren
    e) To receive update re Worcester Crescent hedge from Clerk
    f) To receive update on Councillor vacancy from Clerk

    8. Finance
    a) Payment Authorisation of payment of invoices received since 14 October 2021 )
    b) Income received in October 2021 )To follow
    c) Income and Expenditure report as at end of October 2021 )

    9. Meeting dates
    a) Thursday 9 December 2021 – Full Council meeting
    Thursday 16 December 2021 – Finance & Administration Committee meeting
    Thursday 13 January 2022 – Full Council meeting
    Thursday 10 February 2022 – Full Council meeting
    Thursday 10 March 2022 – Full Council meeting preceded by Annual Parish Meeting
    Thursday 17 March 2022 – Finance & Administration Committee meeting
    Working Groups – to note any scheduled dates

    10. Councillors Roundtable to receive any further information from Councillors and to highlight future agenda items.
    11. Communications
    A) To consider
    i) MDDC Community-led Affordable Housing (Arron Beecham’s email 18.10.21 and Councillor Evans’ email of 15 October re Community land trust/housing fund grants) (Circulated 18.10.21)*
    ii) Parish Council Planning Introduction (25 November - Clerk/Chairman to attend by Zoom) - discuss and agree specific needs of Willand Parish Councillors for future training sessions
    iii) To note response from Monitoring Officer dated 18 October 2021 re Planning Application 20/02128/FULL - Pleasant Streams, Uffculme (Circulated 19.10.21)*
    iv) Policing in Mid Devon Newsletter Sept - Nov 2021, plus accompanying booklets on the safety of Councillors and MPs (Circulated 4.11.21)*
    v) Annual Village Carol Service on Sunday 5 December, 6.30pm at Village Hall: to choose a carol and invite Councillor(s) to read a lesson, so Order of Service can be finalised
    vi) Agree attendance at DCC Highways Parish & Town Council Conference 24 and 25 November. Day 1: 10 - 1.45, Day 2: 10 - 2.00. See email 26.10.21. Book by 12 November (Circulated)*
    vii) Consider response to survey from NALC/LGA on impact of returning to physical meetings: deadline 12 November. (Circulated)
    SURVEY LINK
    viii) Consider implications of DEFRA consultation into amending the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) 2016 Regulations which affects all burial authorities; (Circulated)
    NALC consultation closes 26 November; DEFRA consultation closes 22 December.
    CONSULTATION LINK
    Note: items above marked * have been resent with this agenda

    B) Communications received since 4 September and forwarded to Councillors by email:

    i) Current Planning Applications

    a) 21/01378/HOUSE
    Proposal: Raising of roof height to provide additional living accommodation at first floor level and erection of rear extension
    Location: Whitegates Old Jaycroft Willand Cullompton
    This application had received: Additional Drawings and Information
    Response submitted 29.10.21: Willand Parish Council has no further observations.

    b) 21/02085/TPO
    Proposal: Application to reduce the lateral spread by 1m and remove new growth from bottom of crown by 1m of Oak tree protected by Tree Preservation Order 02/00005/TPO
    Location: Orchard Lodge North Jaycroft Willand
    RESPONSE DATE: 19 November
    PLANNING LINK

    ii) Planning decisions notified for information

    a) 21/01148/PNCOU
    Proposal: Prior notification for the change of use of an agricultural building to 1 dwelling under Class Q
    Location: Land and Building at NGR 303745 110343 (Culm Park) Willand Devon
    Decision: approve the prior approval

    b) 21/01146/PNCOU
    Proposal: Prior notification for the change of use of an agricultural building to 2 dwellings under Class Q
    Location: Land and Building at NGR 303762 110366 (Culm Park) Willand Devon
    Decision: approve the prior approval

    c) 21/01698/HOUSE
    Proposal: Erection of two storey side extension
    Location: 3 Lime Crescent Willand Cullompton Devon
    Decision: grant permission

    d) 21/01741/FULL
    Proposal: Erection of an industrial unit
    Location: Western Holdings Ltd Unit 13 South View Estate Willand
    Decision: grant permission

    e) 21/01788/FULL
    Proposal: Variation of condition 2 of Planning Permission 20/01777/FULL to allow the repositioning of the columns - Installation of 6 replacement floodlights and columns
    Location: Village Hall Gables Road Willand Devon
    Decision: grant permission

    iii) Newsletters and other correspondence
    4 Connecting the Culm updates
    6 DALC newsletters
    13 NALC bulletins
    2 SLCC news bulletins
    5 Rural Services Network bulletins
    2 Climate Emergency/Devon Climate Assembly reports
    6 Devon Communities Together bulletins
    4 Devon County Council Coronavirus Updates
    1 Mid Devon Town and Parish Newsletter
    5 Neighbourhood Planning Newsletters/Events – Locality
    1 Devon CPRE newsletter
    2 Mid Devon Consultations
    4 Devon Highways newsletters/updates
    6 Mid Devon Meetings updates
    1 Devon County Flood Risk newsletter
    3 Mid Devon Press Releases
    1 Mid Devon Policing newsletter
    2 Mid Devon Planning Admin updates
    1 Gallagher Insurance newsletter
    1 Devon County Avian Influenza Announcement

    C) Communications not referred to Councillors
    42 emails offering various seminars, equipment and services.

    Barbara Bodkin
    Clerk to Willand Parish Council

    5 November 2021

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  • Minutes - Full Council

    MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON 14 OCTOBER 2021

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  • Agenda - Full Council

    I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE THAT A MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 14 OCTOBER 2021 AT WILLAND VILLAGE HALL COMMENCING AT 19.00.

    Press and Public are invited to attend. Please contact the Clerk by 4.00pm on Wednesday
    13 October if you wish to attend in order that COVID secure provisions can be made.

    PLEASE NOTE: All Council Meetings are electronically recorded in the interests of accuracy.

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  • Minutes - Finance and Administration Committee

    MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2021.

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