Agenda for Full Council 23rd January 2024

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Buckland Monachorum Parish Council

Clerk: Mrs Katharine Griffiths, 5 Hillside Close, Buckland Monachorum, PL20 7EQ

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To:  All Members of Buckland Monachorum Parish Council

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Buckland Monachorum Parish Council on

Tuesday 23 January  2024 at 7.00pm at Clearbrook Community Hall for the purpose of transacting the business detailed below.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960, members of the public and press are welcome to attend.

Members of the public are invited to make representations in writing to their local Councillor OR the Clerk OR in person prior to the commencement of the meeting proper.


Signed:            K Griffiths               (Parish Clerk)                                                    Date: 18th January 2024




  1. Members present.
  2. Declaration of Interests.
  3. To consider and approve the minutes, of the following meeting:
    • The parish council meeting held on 19th December 2023
    • The minutes of the planning meeting held on 10th January 2024
    • The minutes of the finance meeting held on 10th January 2024
  4. To receive a report from the WDBC Cllrs for this ward (Cllr Cheadle & Cllr Cunningham)
  5. To receive a report from the Devon County Councillor (Cllr Sanders)



  1. To consider the following planning applications.
    • 0015/24/HHO Householder application for erection of extension, increase front porch, replacement ground floor side roof, alterations to windows & doors. At Penrose, Crapstone, PL20 7PT
    • 0055/24/TPO G4 & G5: Copper Beech – x4 stems, crown and lateral reduction by up to 3.5m. Leave trees well balanced, maintain visual amenity and future health. At Ivy Cottage, Buckland Monachorum, PL20 7NL



  1. Grounds Maintenance – any comments or issues to raise.



  1. Grounds maintenance – to note that the contract is currently advertised.
  2. To consider the repair of the play park wall opposite Chapel Meadow.


Playparks and Recreational Ground.

  1. Buckland Monachorum
  2. Crapstone Playpark and recreational area update and an overview of the new play equipment.
    • To consider an application for Lottery Funding towards new equipment.
  3. Update, concerning the repair to Crapstone Field.




  1. To agree the payments for January 2024 and note the receipts.
  2. To note the monthly bank reconciliation.
  3. To consider a precept request of £66320 for 2024/25 as recommended by the Finance Committee.


General and Correspondence

  1. Correspondence
    • Letter concerning the old post office in Crapstone.
    • Letter from DNPA regarding Parish Link Member.
  2. BMPC Communications (newsletters, social media, press articles)
  3. Update on Parish paths (P3) and other footpath matters. (Cllr Woollacott)
  4. Highway matters: any to be reported and updates.
  5. Items for the next agenda
  6. Future Meeting Dates – to include rescheduling the next planning meeting and General Purposes committee meeting to the 21st

Tuesday 27th February:  Planning Committee at 7.00pm followed by Full Council at 7.30pm at Yelverton Memorial Hall.