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ICY ROADS IN MARWOOD - A reminder that Cllr David Chugg has a supply of SALT if needed - see contact details below
MARWOOD PARISH COUNCIL
Report of the COUNCIL MEETING 3 March 2022
Members Present: Cllrs. C Latham, A Bend, A Harvey-Bryant, C Wallis, N Plumb.
Apologies: Cllrs S Button, R Berry, D Chugg. Cllr F Tucker
In Attendance: Cllrs Mrs A Davis. M J Measures (Clerk to the Council).
Disclosable Interests. None
Chairman's Discretion. Cllr Berry
Minutes of the Meetings
The Minutes of the Meeting 20 January 2022 were agreed and signed as a true record.
February copy not yet received
Reports from County and District Councillors
Cllr Tucker has reported that the NDC Council Tax for 2022/23 for a band D property will increase by £57.00 a year. An information leaflet will be sent to all households.
Cllr Mrs Davis commented on the one week extension of the closure of the B3230 (to
11 March2022) and said this is partly due to the serious inclement stormy weather.
The Clerk informed Members that some members of the public have complained about the closure and the need to have to travel the much longer detour route.
Relevant correspondence has been sent to Councillors. Notification of extended Road Closure; Barnstaple Market Quarter Consultation; North Devon Culture Strategy.
The following were agreed for payment: North Devon Council £457.30 (Feb); Admin/Accomm £42.00 (Feb/Mar); North Devon Council £457.30 (March).
Cllr Bend proposed and it was unanimously agreed to send a donation of £250.00 for the people of Ukraine from the people of Marwood Parish, North Devon, towards providing food, water, medical supplies, shelter. The Clerk will arrange.
Balance at 3 March 2022 is £2954.52 (incldes the donation)..
74719 – Balments Dairy Unit. Erection of a steel-framed agricultural building Recommend : Approval
72984 – The Bolthole Milltown. Conversion of storage building and change of use of land to a wedding venue (amended information). Recommend : Refusal
74525 – Treehaven Cottage. Extension to dwelling to include a Juliette balcony with alterations to the front of th dwelling Recommend : Approval
74812 – Whiddon Farm. Demolition of outbuilding and erection of new dwelling together with erection of double garage/carport. Recommend:Approval
74853 – Burland Farm Bittadon. Concrete over existing farmyard area and upgrade to track Recommend ; Approval
The Clerk reported that one application had been received and one possible applicant could not be considered as he did not meet the required criteria having only recently moved into the Parish. It was unanimously agreed to co-opt Karen Down as a Councillor to Marwood Parish Council with effect from 7 April 2022 (next Council Meeting).
Reports from Councillors
Parish Footpaths. Cllr Wallis said there are some signs and other furniture to be put up.
Highways. Potholes are being repaired but not in the wet weather.
Members expressed their best wishes for a speedy and full recovery to Cllr Berry after his “farm injury”.
Meeting closed at 20.05
Marwood Parish Council
It was unanimously agreed to co-opt Karen Down as a Councillor to Marwood Parish Council with effect from 7 April 2022 (next Council
February 2021 - Planning Matters to be considered particularly by neighbours and the Parish Council. Please go to https://planning.northdevon.gov.uk/Planning
put in the application number and click on the webpage for further details.
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74975 – Land at Barleycott Muddiford. Reserved matters application for proposed details of the scale, appearance and layout of the house together with details of the external landscaping (outline permission 66135 for erection of one local needs dwelling and access).
74992 – Land at Barleycott Muddiford. Retrospective application for creation of access, compacted gravel track to dwelling together with compacted gravel hard-standing for parking and turning
Cllr Colin Latham (Vice-Chairman)
Higher Stowford Farm
Hore Down Gate EX34 *PH
01271 269824 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cllr Adrian Bend
Muddiford EX31 4HH
01271 850897 email@example.com
Cllr Richard Berry
Muddiford EX31 4HS
01271 850392 firstname.lastname@example.org
M J Measures (Clerk to the Council)
9 Kingfisher Drive
Barnstaple EX32 8QW
01271 323386 email@example.com
District Cllr Frederick J (Joe) Tucker
3 Shorelands Way, Barnstaple EX31 3AB
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