Marwood Parish Council
Clerk to the Council:
Malcolm J Measures MInstAM,MMS
01271 323386 firstname.lastname@example.org
01271 371964 (Chairman) Parish Roads/Highways
01271 813804 (Vice Chairman)
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The Parish Council is seeking to co-opt THREE COUNCILLORS.
The Council has nine Councillors and meets once a month (not August)
If you would like to serve as a Councillor to represent the residents of the Parish please contact the Clerk to the Council for further information.
M J Measures, Clerk to the Council, 9 Kingfisher Drive Westacott, Barnstaple EX32 8QW
MARWOOD PARISH COUNCIL
MARWOOD PARISH COUNCIL
Report of the COUNCIL MEETING 6 June 2019
Marwood Methodist Church Hall, Guineaford
Prior to the meeting Councillors and Clerk presented Sheelagh Darling with flowers and a commemorative crystal clock on her retirement after 47 years as a Parish Councillor
with Marwood Parish Council
Members Present: Cllrs. C Spear, C Latham, C Wallis, D Chugg, S Button
Apologies: Cllr R Berry
In Attendance: Cllr Mrs A Davis, Cllr F Tucker. M J Measures (Clerk to the Council),
Disclosable Interests. Cllr Chugg (Minute 4984) Chairman's Discretion. None
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting 16 May 2019
Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting 16 May 2019
Both sets of Minutes were agreed and signed as a true record.
The Clerk sent Members a copy of the Police Report which showed one reported crime
of theft. The Clerk reported that he had informed the police and Devon County Highways of the vandalism to road traffic signs throughout the Parish. There has been no response from the police and DCC Highways will assess the damage by 19 June 2019.
Reports from County and District Councillors
The report from Cllr Mrs Davis includes updates on the A361 Pedestrian Cycle Crossings at Bishops Tawton and Landkey: Local Industrial Strategy: Great South West proposals for Appledore and M5 junction 25: new NDC grant funds. (A copy of the report had been sent to Councillors and a copy is attached to the Minutes).
Cllr Tucker reported on the make-up of the new North Devon Council. He commented on the Code of Conduct information meeting which was attended by Cllr Spear. A copy of the guidelines have been sent to all Parish Councillors.
Relevant correspondence has been sent to Councillors.
NDC Community Priorities for Open Space informing the Council of funding opportunities: NDC Open Space& Green Infrastructure Guidance for S106 funds.
Invoices agreed for payment: C F Wallis £100 .00 (MayP3);North Devon Council £457.30 (June); Balance at 6 June 2019: £7066.46
66342 – Erection of one local needs dwelling (additional information) at land to the North of Merewood Close, Prixford. Cllr Chugg declared a prujudicial interest and left the meeting, he did not speak or vote and returned to the meeting after a recommendation was made.
Members discussed the reasons for local needs and said the decision will be made by North Devon Council in accordance with planning policy. Recommend : Approval
Cllr Mrs Davis left the meeting at 20.05
Telephone Kiosk. Cllr Wallis will provide costs to refurbish the kiosk and to install interior fittings. The Clerk will investigate the electrical power supply.
Co-option of Councillors. Notices have been placed on all the Parish notice boards and will be included Marwood Matters.
Reports from Councillors
Parish Footpaths. No report
Highways/Transport. Cllr Spear said he has been in contact with Devon County Highways concerning the proposed traffic scheme in Prixford. He confirmed that DCC will now contact Pearce Construction with a view to moving this forward and that the Officer will liaise with colleagues to programme the works. All relevant interested parties have been informed.
Meeting closed at 20.25
M J Measures
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