Council meeting agenda January


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 17th January 2023 commencing at 7.30 pm in the Annexe, Southwick Village Hall

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


Nicola J Duke - Parish Clerk

11th January 2023

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.



                AGENDA ITEM


2022/72                Apologies for Absence

To note apologies for absence and consider reasons given.


2022/73                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.


2022/74            Minutes of Council Meetings

 To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of a meeting of the Parish Council held on 15th November 2022 (copy attached).


2022/75           Code of Conduct

To confirm for adoption the NALC Model Code of Conduct (November minutes refer; copy attached for reference).


2022/76                Wiltshire Council Report 

To receive a report from Cllr Prickett.


2022/77                Highways/Environment

a)  Parish Environment including:

a.       Litter picking – to appoint a volunteer to co-ordinate a spring litter pick.

b) Highways including:

a.       Blind Lane & Wesley Lane – to discuss speed & volume of traffic.

b.       Poplar Lane Traveller site – to discuss the illegal vehicle cccess and hedgerow removal.

c.       Winsome Street – to note the collapsed road drain and agree action required.

d.       Baptist Church request for a road sign – to receive an update from Cllr Prickett.


2022/78                Planning Applications, Decisions and Consultations


PL/2022/09661 - The Barn, Norris Hill Farm, Silver Street Lane, Brokerswood, BA13 4EY - Demolition of existing building and replacement with new building to provide annexed accommodation


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).

 2022/79                Finance

a)     To receive and note the Bank Reconciliation and Consolidated Financial Position Statement as at December 2022 (attached).

b)   To approve the below listed payments:





Clerk and HMRC

Salary and PAYE November and Dec 2022


Cllr Eaton

Neighbourhood Plan postal expenses


Busy Bees Pre-school

Release of previously approved grant


Southwick Village Hall

Hall hire October and November 2022


Baptist Chapel

Hall hire NP event

£ 90.00

Copy Colour Ltd

NP poster printing costs


2022/80                Parish Council Budget and Precept 2023-2024

To agree the Council’s budget for the financial year 2023-24 and set the precept accordingly (papers attached).

2022/81                Parish Council website

To receive any updates on the recent review of the current website – Chair to report.

2022/82                The Coronation of HM The King

To consider appointing a volunteer to co-ordinate events to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III in May 2023.

2022/83                Neighbourhood Development Plan – Review 

To receive any available updates – Chair to report.

 2022/84                Correspondence

To note any items of correspondence: None at time of issue.

2022/85                Southwick Village News

To appoint a volunteer to co-ordinate future editions of the Village Newsletter. 

2022/86                Date of next meeting

Tuesday 21st February 2023 at 7.30 pm


Posted on 13 Jan 2023 by geoff edwards

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