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 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

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.


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.


          AGENDA ITEM


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.


2020/131        Highways/Environment

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).

 Planning Appeals

 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.


2020/133        Finance

 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


Doveton Press

Parish Magazine Feb 2020


Doveton Press

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.


2020/136        Correspondence

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.

Posted on 22 Apr 2021 by geoff edwards

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