Council meeting agenda April


The most recent agenda is below. For earlier agendas, for example, last year's, please use the link at the foot of the page.The agenda for an Extraordinary meeting will also be posted to this page.Such a meeting could be held prior to an ordinary meeting or after such a meeting

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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


Public Participation

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. 

 2021/141              Highways/Environment

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).

   2021/143              Finance

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


Zurich Insurance

Annual insurance



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.

 2021/146                 Correspondence

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.


Posted on 13 Apr 2022 by geoff edwards

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