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 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
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.
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.
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).
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
Neighbourhood Plan postal expenses
Busy Bees Pre-school
Release of previously approved grant
Southwick Village Hall
Hall hire October and November 2022
Hall hire NP event
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.
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