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Launcells Parish Council

Agenda May 2023

Clerk: Mrs J Gray


Notice is given that the meeting of the Parish Council will be held in Launcells Parish Hall on Thursday 4th May 2023 at 7.30 pm, following the Annual Parish Meeting, for the purpose of considering and resolving the following business.

J Gray

Clerk to the Council. 27th April 2023.

Press and Public are invited to attend. Meetings are held in a public forum and could be filmed or recorded by broadcasters, the media, or members of the public (see note *below)


  1. Election of Chairman & Chairman’s Declaration.
  2. Election of Vice-Chairman.
  3. Record and Approve Apologies.
  4. Confirm Minutes from previous meeting and ratify all decisions taken therein.
  5. Declarations.
    To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interest (DPI) and any Declarations of Non-registered Interest (NRI) from members concerning items on the agenda.
  6. Dispensations.
    1. To note approved Dispensations relevant to items on the Agenda.
    2. To discuss and determine new Dispensations received.
  7. Matters Arising – for report only.
    1. Mayor Update.
    2. Res Post Road Markings.
  8. Report from Cornwall Councillor Chopak.
  9. Public Participation. (3 mins per item per person)
    To receive statements, questions and answers from the public on an agenda item
  10. Correspondence:
    1. Chief Executive’s Bulletin.
    2. CALC Training Bulletin.
    3. Chief Executive’s Bulletin.
    4. Cornwall Council Stay in Touch.
    5. Marhamchurch Neighbourhood Plan Consultation.
    6. Duchy Health Charity Cost of Living Fund.
    7. Keeping Cornwall Updated.
    8. Good Growth Funding Workshop.
    9. NALC Newsletter.
    10. Changes to Rubbish & Recycling Collection Times.
    11. Star Council Awards 2023.
    12. Ocean Housing’s Plan for the Year Ahead.
    13. Planning News for Local Councils & Agents.
  11. Planning.
    1. Decision Notices/Updates:
      1. Pigsdon Quarry Tip Extension Planning Application. Pre-application.
    2. Planning Applications/Appeals:
      Any late planning applications received will be discussed but not decided under this section.
      1. PA23/02645 | Regularisation of residential curtilage | Springleaze Bridgerule Holsworthy Cornwall EX22 7HB.
      2. PA23/02235 | Change of use from agricultural to equestrian use to allow the grazing of horses alongside sheep, erection of timber stable block comprising three no. stables and tack room, and erection of agricultural barn for implement and fodder storage with concrete yard and 12kw photovoltaic array on roof. | Cann Orchard Stratton Bude Cornwall EX23 9TD.
  12. To receive oral or written reports and authorise any action:
    1. Chairman.
    2. The Clerk.
  13. CAB request for funding.
  14. Insurance.
    Renewal authorisation.
  15. North Kernow Housing.
    To discuss last month’s presentation.
  16. Asset Register.
    Verification and consideration of policy.
  17. Defibrillator Training.
    To consider dates in June.
  18. Planters.
  19. Website.
  20. Highways.
    To consider any update.
  21. Audit 2022-2023.
    1. Internal Audit Update.
    2. Section 1 – Approve 2022/2023 Annual Governance Statement.
    3. Section 2 – Approve 2022/2023 Accounting Statements.
    4. Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return.
  22. Policies
    To review.
  23. Parish Tree.
    To consider location of planting site.
  24. Funding.
    To consider any update.
  25. Parish Magazine Contribution.
    Next Contributor.
  26. Plaque.
    Cllr Stokes update.
  27. Finance & Legislation.
    1. Approval of payments as per April Schedule and consider payment of urgent accounts presented by the date of the meeting and to ratify any payments made.
    2. To note Income & Bank Balances as per the schedule.
    3. To note Bank reconciliations.
  28. Urgent Matters raised with the Chairman since the Agenda was published.
  29. Street Trading.
  30. Date of next meeting and note items from Councillors for the Agenda.


During the meeting it may arise that publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential or special nature of the business to be transacted and the press and public will be instructed to withdraw.

When this arises, the Chair will recommend to consider passing the following resolution: “to resolve that in view of the confidential or special nature of the business to be discussed, the public are excluded and instructed to withdraw.”

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