The Broadwindsor Parish Group Council have published their agenda for their meeting on Monday evening. As the meeting is informal, any opinions expressed by the Council will seek approval through the Scheme of Delegation* after the meeting.
The full agenda is available to download HERE. Minutes of previous Group Parish Council meetings can be found online HERE.
The meeting will be held using the Zoom platform and all are welcome to attend.
The meeting can be accessed HERE.
The Meeting ID: 897 5277 5290
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*Local authority decisions are made by elected members but for the Council to be able to function on a day to day basis the law enables the various executive and non-executive functions to be delegated to Officers. It is called the Scheme of Delegation.
First to be addressed in their correspondances is a Notice of Application for a Definitive Map Modification Order, Dorset Council. The effect of the application, if successful, will be to alter Dorset Council’s record of public rights of way by adding a Byway Open to All Traffic along Common Water Lane from the end of the public road in Broadwindsor near Providence Farm to the public road, east of the tunnel in the Beaminster Parish.
The investigation into this application has not yet begun but in the meantime parishioners if they so wish, can submit any relevant evidence which will be included in the Council’s report. Evidence can be submitted to the Clerk or sent directly to Dorset Council.
Included this month are 2 Planning Applications have been Received and Circulated for Consultation:
- P/HOU/2021/01969, 6 Netherhay Lane, Drimpton, DT8 3RL
- P/HOU/2021/01463, Wood Farm Wood Lane, Kittwhistle, DT8 3LG
Broadwindsor’s Community Pub Proposal is item 10 on their agenda.
Item 12 addresses the BUS BACK BETTER scheme: A long-term strategy for buses in England.
The HIGHWAYS address the following:
a. Report from the Footpaths Officer
b. Verge Management in the Grouped Parish Area
c. Common Water Lane Update
d. Dog Fouling
e. B3164 RiskAssessment
Bees on the allotments?
A tenant’s request to put a beehive on his plot will be addressed at item 15.
After public participation and the date of the next council meeting is decided, the FMR Trust will convene:
a. To receive the Finance Report (Balance £4,357.27as of 5 July 2021)
b. To approve payment of £235.00 for Broadwindsor Group Parish Council (Trust Administration)
c. To consider grant of £750.00for Drimpton Hall & Recreational Ground (LED Floodlights)
d. To consider grant of £369.41for 1st Broadwindsor Rainbows/Guides & West Dorset Rangers (Outdoor Shelter)
e. To note payment of £711.75 for Broadwindsor Group Parish Council (MUGA Loan Repayment)
The meeting will then close.
The press and public are invited to attend. Under the Openess of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014, members of the public may now film, photograph and make audio recordings of the proceedings of the formal Council meeting, though not, under current legislation, of the Public Participation session, as this is not part of the formal agenda of the meeting. Recording activity should be respectful to the conduct of the meeting and behavious that disrupts the meeting (such as oral commentary) will not be permitted. Any member of the public shall not speak for more than five minutes. A question asked by a member of the public during Public Participation shall not require a response or debate during the meeting though the Chairman may direct that a written response will be provided subsequent to the meeting.
There are currently 14 Elected Councillors (Burstock Ward vacant) – Click HERE to identify them.
The contents of this post are compiled by Wendy Shields, with information taken from the Broadwindsor Group Parish Council’s website.
Download the full agenda HERE.