Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council

Agenda for the Parish Council meeting to follow the Annual meeting which commences 7.30pm on

Tuesday 31st May 2022

 Meeting to be held at Corscombe Village Hall.  The Council respectfully asks for face masks to be worn until seated and social distancing to be observed.

 Public period for comments on issues on the agenda

Reports from Dorset Council Councillor and Police Liaison

  1.  To receive and accept apologies and declarations of interest.
  1. To approve the draft minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 28th March 2022 and note the meeting of 28/3/22 referred in error to the approval of the minutes of the meeting of 29/11/21. It should have read 25.1.22. (A).

 3. To discuss matters arising from the minutes not covered in this Agenda.

  1. To agree the council’s response to the report of the internal auditor (B)

 5.To approve the 2021/2022 governance statement Section 1 AGAR form 3 (C)

  6. To approve the 2021/2022 Accounting statement Section 2 AGAR form 3 (D)

  1. To note the statement of expenditure to date and bank reconciliation (E) and to approve the schedule of payments since the last meeting. (F)
  1. To note missing item from the payments approved list June DD for website 28.6.21

 9. To note/receive a maintenance update for the playground and outdoor gym (Verbal) TS

 10. To note key issues raised at the Corscombe and Halstock parish meetings.

  1. Highways and Rights of Way
  • To receive an update on replacement of stiles to gates (Verbal) DCh.
  • To note CPRE finger post £200 grant update –  (Verbal) NC/TS
  • To note Green Pond Halstock update (verbal) TS/JH
  • To discuss the response from highways and cost of accessing the speeding issue between Halstock and Higher Halstock Leigh – Neville Farm (G)
  • To update the PC response to the Government  Landscape review public Consultation – Recreational vehicles on green lanes (Verbal) HL
  • To note circulation and publicity arrangements for the Walks Guide (verbal) HL
  • To note the minutes of the PROW meeting held on 7 April 2022 (H)
  • Footpath review for Hill Farm Ref 21-028-100 (I)
  1. To consider and note planning applications and decisions. (J) TS
  • Unauthorised dwellings update (Verbal) TS/RJ
  • Dorset Council planning forum update (Verbal) TS
  • To discuss the PC handling of planning related to Higher Crocker Farm/Pondsmead Farm (K) HL
  • Sandpipers concern over failure to comply with original application designs (Verbal) TS

 13. To update the progress of the licences for the Roman Villa land (Verbal)    TS

  1. To receive and note training update (Verbal) TS

 15. Jubilee memorabilia and commemorative trees update (verbal) HL

  1. Correspondence to be discussed and noted.
  •  Dorset Local Plan Campaign update (Verbal) TS
  • Electronic banking – to note progress (Verbal) HL
  • Jubilee memorabilia and commemorative trees update (Verbal) HL
  • Bins Update (Verbal) TS

 17. Climate and Ecology emergency action to be noted

  • Update on Dorset Green living and other environmental initiatives. (Verbal) ES
  • Community Resilience Plan (L) TS

 18. To consider urgent matters to report from members and items for the next meeting.

 19. Date of next Parish Council meeting will be the 25th July 2022 at Halstock village Hall.


Clerk to the Council: Tessa Safadi, Tel: 01935 891068