SOUTHWICK PARISH COUNCIL
Chair: Cllr Kath Noble, 230 Chantry Gardens, Southwick, Wiltshire, BA14 9QX 01225 352503
Clerk: Nicola Duke, April Rise, 81 Studland Park, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 3HN 01373 864127
To: All Members of Southwick Parish Council
You are hereby summoned to attend a virtual meeting of the Parish Council to be held on
Tuesday 27th April 2021 via Zoom commencing at 7.30 pm
for the transaction of the business shown on the agenda below.
Nicola J Duke - Parish Clerk
21st April 2021
The Chair of the Parish Council will invite members of the public to present their questions, comments and
petitions submitted under the Council’s Public Participation Procedure at the start of the meeting. Please note that the Clerk will record the names of those wishing to address the Council together with the subject matter prior to the start of the meeting and each speaker will be permitted 3 minutes in which to address members. Members are reminded of their obligations under the Code of Conduct.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 861 5046 3767
To facilitate the smooth running of this virtual meeting, it would be appreciated if members of the public wishing to speak could (a) so inform the Clerk by 12 noon on Tuesday 27th April; and (b) e-mail the Clerk with any questions which they propose to ask by 12 noon Tuesday 27th April.
2020/127 Apologies for Absence
Council to receive apologies for absence. LGA 1972 s85(1).
2020/128 Declarations of Interest and Dispensations to Participate
a) To receive declarations of interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda, in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972 in respect of officers and the Localism Act 2011 in respect of members.
b) To receive any dispensation requests received by the Parish Clerk and not previously considered.
2020/129 Minutes of Council Meetings
To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of meetings of the Parish Council held on 16th March 2021 and 8th April 2021 (copies attached).
2020/130 Wiltshire Council Report
Following a motion to adjourn to receive a report from Wiltshire Councillor Horace Prickett. Motion to re-convene.
a) To receive reports from Councillors on matters of concern and to decide what action, if any, to take.
b) Highways and Traffic – to receive and reports or updates on highways matters.
c) Litter Pick – to consider arrangements for a village litter pick.
d) Parish Bins – to note the location of existing bins (location plan attached) and agree locations for the previously agreed additional bins (no 6).
2020/132 Planning Applications, Decisions and Consultations
PL/2021/03556 - 2 FAIRFIELD MEADOWS, SOUTHWICK, TROWBRIDGE, BA14 9RT - Horse Chestnut tree – fell
PL/2021/03655 - THE HOPE NATURE CENTRE, SOUTHWICK COUNTRY PARK, FROME ROAD, SOUTHWICK, TROWBRIDGE, BA14 9QD - Proposed Alternative Provision (AP) unit to provide teaching accommodation for pupils aged 11-18 with special educational needs
To receive and consider planning applications received after the issue of the agenda (where the response time falls outside of the meeting schedule and an extension cannot be obtained).
To note the lodging of an appeal with the Plannign Inspectorate in respect of the below listed application. Deadline for further comments 4th May 2021:
19/06506/FUL – Tenacity, Hoggington Lane, Southwick, BA14 9NR – Removal of condition 4 of planning permission (erection of two dwellings, revised version of 18/05825/FUL. Inspectorate Reference APP/Y3940/W/21/3268583.
a) To receive and note the Bank Reconciliation and Financial Position Statement as at 31st March 2021 (attached).
b) To consider a request from Southwick Baptist Church regarding use of previously agreed grant (email attached).
c) To approve the below listed payments:
PAYE March 2021
Parish Magazine Feb 2020
Parish Magazine March 2021
Please note the Clerk is clarifying the situation with the payment due to Doveton Press for the parish magazine in February 2020.
2020/134 Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group
To receive a report from Cllr Eaton and note the appointment of the Independent Examiner for the Neighbourhood Plan (correspondence attached).
2020/135 Councillor reports
To raise any matters not appearing elsewhere on the agenda – for information only.
To note any items of correspondence.
2020/137 Date of next meeting
Annual Council Meeting – Tuesday 18th May 2021 at 7.30 pm.
Annual Parish Meeting – Tuesday 18th May 2021 at 8.15 pm.
Both meetings to take place at the Village Hall – please note that in person Council meetings will resume from May 2021.