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Launcells Parish Council

Agenda September 2023

Clerk: Mrs J Gray


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

J Gray
Clerk to the Council.
29th August 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. Record and Approve Apologies.
  2. Co-option of New Councillor.
  3. Confirm Minutes from previous meeting and ratify all decisions taken therein.
  4. 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.
  5. Dispensations.
    1. To note approved Dispensations relevant to items on the Agenda.
    2. To discuss and determine new Dispensations received.
  6. Matters Arising – for report only.
  7. Public Participation. (3 mins per item per person)
    To receive statements, questions and answers from the public on an agenda item.
  8. Report from Cornwall Councillor Chopak.
  9. Correspondence:
    1. Action Notes: Bude & Camelford CAP Meeting.
    2. Chief Executive’s Bulletin.
    3. Keeping Cornwall Updated.
    4. Action: Integrated Care Strategy: Have Your Say.
    5. Affordable Housing Newsletter.
    6. Road Closure Intention: Old Kilkhampton to Stone Hill.
    7. New Community Link Officer.
    8. CAP training Session.
    9. Action: CAP – Funding Panel Sub Group and Name of CAP.
    10. Proposed Pigsdon Quarry Extension – Consultation with Environment Agency.
    11. Town & Parish Council Newsletter.
    12. Clean Cornwall Newsletter.
    13. Bude Area Community Jury on Climate Change.
    14. Agenda for Strategic Planning Committee.
    15. D-Day 80th Anniversary Guide.
    16. The Rural Bulletin.
    17. CALC Executive Board Vacancies.
    18. Shared Prosperity Fund Events.
    19. Standards Committee Vacancies.
    20. Local Area Energy Plan Invite.
    21. Pigsdon Quarry Site Meeting Invite. Agenda 10a)
    22. Town & Parish Council Bulletin.
    23. The Rural Bulletin.
    24. Clean Air for Cornwall Workshop.
    25. Let’s Talk Water Invite.
  10. Planning.
    1. Decision Notices/Updates:
      1. PA23/03261 | Proposed replacement of the existing garage and entrance porches, with a new garage and connected entrance cloister | Prustacott House Prustacott Road Launcells Bude Cornwall EX23 9NH.
      2. PA23/04392 | Application for Lawful Development Certificate for a proposed use of land for the siting of a second mobile home. | Sunshine Park Red Post Launcells Bude Cornwall EX23 9NW.
      3. Kitts Farm.
      4. Pigsdon Quarry.
    2. Planning Applications/Appeals:
      Any late planning applications received will be discussed but not decided under this section.
      1. PA23/04731 | Demolition of shed/store building and new build self-contained annex. | Springleaze Bridgerule Holsworthy Cornwall EX22 7HB.
  11. To receive oral or written reports and authorise any action:
    1. Chairman.
    2. The Clerk.
  12. Future Meeting Dates.
  13. Highways.
    To consider any updates.
  14. Parish Matters.
    Telephone Kiosk.
  15. Policies
    Tree Management Policy.
  16. Funding.
    To consider updates.
  17. Parish Magazine Contribution.
  18. Plaque.
    To consider any update.
  19. Quarterly Finance Check.
  20. Finance & Legislation.
    1. Approval of payments as per July and August 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.
  21. Urgent Matters raised with the Chairman since the Agenda was published.
  22. 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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