Council meeting agenda February


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



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 16th February 2021 via Zoom commencing at 7.30 pm

for the transaction of the business shown on the agenda below.


Nicola J Duke - Parish Clerk

11th February  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.

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Meeting ID: 823 8487 4563


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 16th February; and (b) e-mail the Clerk with any questions which they propose to ask by 12 noon Tuesday 16th February.


             AGENDA ITEM


2020/98             Apologies for Absence

Council to receive apologies for absence. LGA 1972 s85(1).

2020/99             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.

2020/100           Minutes of Council Meetings

 To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Parish Council held on 19th January 2021 (copy attached).

 2020/101           Wiltshire Council Report

Following a motion to adjourn to receive a report from Wiltshire Councillor Horace Prickett.  Motion to re-convene.

 2020/102           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 consider a report from Cllr Clayton (report attached).

c)                 Rights of Way – to receive an update on the report submitted to Wiltshire Council following the November meeting.

d)                CPRE Best Kept Village Competition 2021 – to consider whether the PC wishes to enter the competition (information attached).

e)                Dog Warden – to approve a request for the dog warden to visit the parish – Cllr Eaton to report.

 2020/103           Planning Applications, Decisions and Consultations

20/10073/FUL - Greenacres, 3 Hoopers Pool, Southwick, BA14 9NG - Proposed stationing of static caravan for residential accommodation

21/01142/FUL - 4 Lamberts Marsh, Southwick, Trowbridge, Wilts - Single storey extension

20/00379/OUT - Land South of Trowbridge, Southwick, Trowbridge, Wilts - Outline planning permission with all matters reserved except access for the erection of up to 180 residential dwellings (Use Class C3); site servicing; laying out of open space and associated planting; creation of new roads, accesses and paths; installation of services; and drainage infrastructure

 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 Decisions – none received at time of issue.


a)       Wiltshire Council Local Plan Consultation – to consider the PC’s response to the consultation (information attached).

b)      Wiltshire Council Gypsy and Travellers Plan Consultation – to consider the PC’s response to the consultation (information attached).

 2020/104           Finance

a)       To receive and note the Bank Reconciliation and Financial Position Statement as at 31st January 2021 (attached). 

b)    To receive and consider a report from the Parish Clerk regarding the PC’s banking arrangements (January minutes refer and report attached).

c)       To consider a grant request from the Southwick Baptist Church (attached).

d)      To approve the below listed payments:



PAYE February 2021


W J Fox

Newsletter honorarium and postage



2020/105           Village Caretaker and Clean Up Day

To consider the recruitment and appointment of a Village Caretaker (January minutes refer) and arrangements for a potential Village Clean up Day.

 2020/106           Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

To receive a report and update on the Regulation 16 submission and process from Cllr Eaton.

 2020/107           Councillor reports 

To raise any matters not appearing elsewhere on the agenda – for information only.

 2020/108           Correspondence

a)              Megan Keast re: donation towards trip to Switzerland – Cllr Noble to report.

b)              Mr Dunn re: Speeding on the A371 Southwick to Hoopers Pool (previously circulated).

 2020/109         Date of next meeting

Tuesday 16th March 2021 at 7.30 pm (virtual meeting via Zoom).

Posted on 11 Feb 2021 by geoff edwards

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