SOUTHWICK PARISH COUNCIL
Chair: Cllr John Eaton, 30 Blind Lane, Southwick, Wiltshire, BA14 4PG 07818 870098
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 meeting of the Parish Council to be held on
Tuesday 26th April 2022 commencing at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall
for the transaction of the business shown on the agenda below.
Nicola J Duke - Parish Clerk
12th April 2022
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.
2021/137 Apologies for Absence
Council to receive apologies for absence. LGA 1972 s85(1).
2021/138 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.
To receive any dispensation requests received by the Parish Clerk and not previously considered.
2021/139 Minutes of Council Meetings
To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of a meeting of the Parish Council held on 15th March 2022 (copy attached).
2021/140 Wiltshire Council Report
To receive a report from Cllr Prickett.
a) Traffic and road safety issues including the condition of the road at Wynsome Street and speeding issues through the parish.
b) Replacement bus shelter, Frome Road – to consider any available information on the costs involved – Cllr Porter to report.
c) Speed Indicator Device – to receive information and costings from the Clerk regarding a potential purchase of a SID unit (to follow).
d) Parish Environment – to list any new items requiring attention/action including dog bins and village sweeper – Cllr Snell.
e) Westbury bypass – to receive a report from the Chair on his attendance at a meeting to discuss this at West Ashton in March 2022.
f) Anti-social behaviour in the parish – Cllr Clayton.
2021/142 Planning Applications, Decisions and Consultations
20/09659/FUL - Land off Frome Road Upper Studley Trowbridge - Erection of 50 dwellings and associated access and landscaping works
PL/2022/02183 - 9 Arnold Noad Corner, Southwick, BA14 9NP, BA14 9NP - Double Storey Rear Extension
PL/2022/02808 and PL/2022/02852- Scout Hut, Frome Road, Southwick, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 9QF - Replacement windows to front and rear of building.
PL/2022/02428 - Barn at Park Farm, Hoggington Lane, Southwick, Trowbridge, BA14 9NR - Notification for Prior Approval under Class Q for a Proposed Conversion of Agricultural Building to Create One Dwelling
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).
a) To receive and note the Bank Reconciliation and Financial Position Statement as at March 2022 (to follow).
b) To receive and noted the Consolidated Financial Position as at 31.03.2022 (to follow).
c) To receive information relating to the renewal of the defibrillator scheme (attached) and determine the way forward.
d) To approve the below listed payments:
PAYE April 2021
2021/144 Platinum Jubilee Event Planning
To receive information and updates on the events planned for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
2021/145 Neighbourhood Plan for Southwick
To receive a report from the Chairman on advice received regarding the review of the NDP for Southwick and to receive information from the Clerk on funding available from Locality.
To note any items of correspondence:
a) National Joint Council re: National Pay Award 2021/22 – to note that the national pay award has now been agreed and establish a staffing committee to meet with the Clerk to address HR matters.
b) Westbury Gasification Action Group – to receive and consider an email regarding the Northacre Energy from Waste application (attached).
2021/147 Southwick Village News
To receive any available update on the Village News publication.
2021/148 Southwick Village Hall
To discuss the Parish Council’s agreement with the Village Hall – Cllr Noble to report.
2021/149 Date of next meeting
Annual Parish Meeting – Tuesday 17th May 2022 at 7.00 pm
Annual Council Meeting - Tuesday 17th May 2022 to immediately follow the APM.