The Agenda can be downloaded here or read below  AG_2022 June 01 DPC Agenda

 To all members of Dittisham Parish Council                                                                                              27 May 2022

You are hereby summoned to attend the monthly meeting of Dittisham Parish Council to be held in Dittisham Village Hall on Wednesday 1 June 2022 at 7:00p.m for the purpose of transacting the following business.

Dartmouth Caring: Presentation on its services (10 mins)

  1. Apologies: To receive apologies for absence.
  2. To declare any interests in items on the agenda.
  3. To consider approval of the minutes of the meeting of DPC held on 4 May 2022, the Annual Parish Meeting on 11 May 2022, and the Extraordinary Meeting on 31 May 2022.
  4. To consider any issues raised by members of the public.

Members of the public are invited to give their views, to question the Parish Council about issues on this Agenda, or to raise issues for future consideration at the discretion of the Chairman.

  1. Community Reports
    • South Hams District Council Councillor
    • Devon County Council Councillor
  2. SHDC Planning Decisions
    • TPO – Ref: RP/272639 No. 1064 Tree Preservation Order 2022 Barn at Capton, Dittisham, Dartmouth TQ6 0JE. Confirmed without modification.
    • 4699/21/FUL Firze Park Capton Dartmouth TQ6 0JE. READVERTISEMENT Demolition of an existing agricultural building and construction of a replacement dwelling (following Class Q Approval 3213/20/PDM) and associated landscaping.
  3. New planning applications
    • 1355/22/LBC Dunedin Cottage The Quay Dittisham TQ6 0EZ. Listed building consent for new lean to shed to contain replacement electric boiler.
    • 0971/22/HHO Sherwood Cottage Riverside Road Dittisham TQ6 0HS. Householder application for proposed alterations to first floor rear opening in bedroom to create balcony space for maintenance and confirmation of rooflight/rainwater goods and flue/vent details (Retrospective).
  4. Consultations
  • Devon County Council (Traffic Regulation & On-Street Parking Places) Amendment Order, Closes 24/6
  1. Devon County Council, Highways

To respond to DCC’s request for the Parish Council’s view on whether a piece of land has some use or purpose.

  • Reports from Councillors’ Working Groups & External Forums
    • Ham Events – To consider request from residents to book The Ham for a wedding 17 June (15-18 June hire)
    • Ham Maintenance Contract Specifications – Proposed alteration to maintenance of Ham Triangle.
  1. Extra Emptying of bins The Ham Car Park

To review payment for extra emptying of bins The Ham (Wednesday) from Easter to the end of October: £3/bin, 3 bins.

  • Mobile Coffee Cart – To consider correspondence regarding the Cart operating in Dittisham
  • Financial Matters
    • Consider approval of financial reports.
    • Payments Due

To authorise the following payments:

  • South Hams Citizens Advice       Grant 22/23       £300.00
  • Cllr Bond           Reimbursement Drain Hook        £9.49
  • Cllr Bond           Reimbursement, Grass Seed      £10.99
  • Dittisham Players, Half cost of new website pages, £50.00
  • Clerk    CE50 Expenses Reimbursement             £12.28
  • Metric   Two rolls of tickets                                 £118.49

Payments made since the 4 May meeting

  • Clerk    May Salary        £1,071.80
  • HMRC  May PAYE        £146.43
  • Pension May Pension     £82.75
  • Clerk’s Overtime – To consider authorisation of overtime claim
  • Insurance Renewal – To approve the renewal and terms
  • Notification of Grant: DCC Footpaths P3 £200
  • 2022 Safety Survey of DPC Trees – To authorise expenditure.
  • 2021/22 Annual Governance and Accountability Return
    • 2021/22 Internal Audit – To note the Auditor’s report.
    • 2021/22 Audit Annual Governance Statement – To resolve to approve the Statement.
    • 2021/22 Audit Accounting Statements To consider the Accounting Statements.
    • 2021/22 Audit Accounting Statements To resolve to approve the Statements
    • 2021/22 Audit Accounting Statements – Signature by the Chair of the Meeting
    • Payment of HMRC VAT Invoices by Direct Debit – To confirm that payments will continue to be made by DD and to arrange HMRC to use the Lloyds account to debit as requested.
    • Payment of Pension Contributions by Direct Debit – To authorise a mandate to debit from DPC’s Lloyds bank account
    • Invoice 21/22 Internal Audit – To authorise payment £200
    • To consider appointment of Local Council Administration Services to carry out 22/23 Internal Audit
  • Freedom of Information and Subject Access Request

To note that the response was provided within the extended timeline.

  • Clerk’s Leave – To authorise annual leave request.
  • To note or consider correspondence
  • From Anthony Mangnall MP, 12/5/22, Work being done in the Parish and jubilee events enquiry
  • Invitation, SHDC, Webinar, 7pm 15/6/22, Briefing for town and parish councils on Homes for Ukraine scheme
  • Airband Fibre to the Premises Rollout Public Webinar on Thursday, June 16th, 2022, at 7pm
  1. To confirm the next meeting of Dittisham Parish Council which is scheduled for 6 July 2022 at 7:00 pm.



The meeting will be held in the Village Hall with audio only Zoom conferencing.

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Dial in by phone +44 203 481 5237         Meeting ID: 844 463 3513        

 Annette Thom, Parish Clerk