LANREATH PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of Annual General Meeting held on 19th May2015
Present:Mr A Facey, Mr R Pugh, Mrs E Lee, Miss J Tamblyn, Miss S Cave,Mrs P Gorman, County Cllr. J Candy
In the absence of the Chair, R Pugh welcomed everyone to the May meeting. Miss J Tamblyn declared an interest in planning application number PA15/02287.
- Apologies were receivedP Godfrey and PCSO Cocks.
Police – The clerk read an e-mail received from PCSO Cocks reporting that from 1st to 30th April there had been no crime in the parish. Numerous patrols have taken place and all has been in order.
The minutes of the meeting held on 21st April 2015 were agreed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.
(Mr A Facey joined the meeting.)
Mr Peter Bartram and Mr Lawrence Barnes from Deviock were welcomed to the meeting. Mr Barnes has been working on the Neighbourhood Plan for Deviock and gave the following information:-
The Chair thanked Mr Barnes for attending the meeting and Mr Bartram for his continued work on the project.
The clerk read an e-mail received from Mrs Marion Facey confirming that the application for the defibrillator to the British Heart Foundation has been successful. This item can now be removed from the agenda.
The clerk read an e-mail received from Lydia Hickisson stating that it was not sure whether planning permission for the proposed play area would be required. Cllr Candy agreed to check on this.
All correspondence was noted.
PA15/02287 – Proposed erection of holiday accommodation including 2 log cabins and 2 timber decks for yurts, with associated works – Tregrove Farm Lanreath – Mr and Mrs A Jefferson
Concerns were expressed regarding the access. Following discussion, it was agreed that this application be APPROVED but with the rider that the Parish Council would like to see the Highways report into the access on to the Bodinnick road and into the farm.
Mr R Pugh updated the meeting as follows:-
Wilton – no change
Bocaddon – still in the High Court of appeal, awaiting a decision
Carwen – a decision has still not been received from the inspector
Furzedown – High Court on 30th June.
Mrs E Lee asked if anything further was known regarding the telephone mast at Highgate. Mr R Pugh agreed to chase this.
The clerk provided details of the annual accounts for the year ending 31st March 2015. The accounts have been audited and approved. The accounts were accepted by the Parish Council. The Chair signed the annual return.
Clerks salary and expenses£316.90
Village Hall£ 14.00
D Hilton£ 10.00
D Hilton PAYE£ 47.60
South West Water£ 33.34
Ken Abraham – auditor£ 90.00
Lanreath Village Hall£300.00
Current Account£ £ 587.84
Deposit Account£13530.26(includes £2289.57 Lanreath Youth Project)
Treasurers Account£ 2.24
Mr A Facey proposed that the cheques be paid on blockand that £2000 be transferred into the Current Account. This was seconded by Miss Cave and agreed by those present.
Cllr Candy reported that at the full Council meeting today, Mr John Pollard had been re-elected as Leader. For the first time in the history of Cornwall Council, there are ladies in the positions of Chair and Vice-Chair.
Mrs P Gorman asked if Cornwall has received, or will receive, any funding from the £4.7million Transparency fund. If so, could the Parish Council apply for funding. Cllr Candy agreed to look into this and will report back via the clerk.
Cllr Candy agreed to look into these issues.
Mrs P Gorman asked if transparency should be included in the minutes. It was agreed that this will be put on the agenda for the June meeting.
There was none.
There was none.
Tuesday 16th June 2015 at 7.40 p.m. (Apologies received in advance from Mrs P Gorman).
The meeting closed at 8.55 p.m.