Weds 26th August 2020, at 7:00 p.m. online – Access link for meeting

Council Office, Vineyard Close, Lytchett Matravers BH16 6DD Office 01202-624530

Public Participation Session (Standing Orders Suspended): An opportunity for members of the public to raise issues of concern or interest – e.g. ask a question, make a statement or present a petition. (Standing Orders Suspended).

Report by Dorset Councillors (Standing Orders Suspended)


All Council decisions must give due consideration to their impact on the community’s carbon footprint.

To receive and consider apologies for absence.

To Receive any declarations of interest, and consider any requests for Special Dispensations under Section 33 of the Localism Act 2011.

To receive and resolve to approve minutes of Council meeting held on 22nd July and the Extraordinary Council Meeting on 12th August 2020.

To receive and consider reports of past subject matters (for the purposes of report only).

Chairman’s announcements (for the purposes of report only).

to consider a proposal to repair/secure the upper car park barrier, and to consider THe Future Utilisation of the BARRIERS

To Consider a recommedation from the CounciL’s website provider for a website theme upgrade @ £425 + VAT, and accessibility plugins @ £100 + VAT – as stage 1 of compliance with the Public Sector Website Accessibility standards (WCAG 2.1 Conformance level AA)

To Consider an update report on the arrangements for the litter pick on 13th September

TO CONSIDER THE COUNCIL’s responses to two Government consultaitons on an overhaul of the planning system (see email on this subject forwarded to all members by Parish Clerk on MOnday 17th August)

To consider a response to the LGA survey on remote meetings (see email – NALC chief exec Bulletin, item 5; forwarded by Parish Clerk on 21 Au

To Consider planning application 6/2020/0274 (REVISED PLANS) 27 Huntick Estate, Lytchett Matravers BH16 6EB. Sever land and erect pair of semi detached houses with access, parking and new dropped kerb.

To receive and consider reports of the following Working Groups:

(i) Village Centre: R Carswell

(ii) Library: A Bush

(iii) Astro: A Huggins

(iv) Village Hall: A Cottman

(v) Huntick Rd Cycle Path: A Huggins

(vi) LM Charitable Trust: A Bush

(vii) Parish Council communications: B Barker

(viii) Climate Emergency: R Carswell

(ix) Broadband provision improvements: Cllr Huggins

(x) Defibrillator project: A Cottman

To resolve to approve the following payments already made:

Inv To Whom For What Net VAT Total
4345 BT Office phone and Broadband July 2020 50.60 10.12 60.72

To resolve to approve the following payments due:

Inv To Whom For What Net VAT Total
4346 T Watton Clerk’s salary – August (12 equal monthly payments by SO) 945.54 0.00 945.54
4347 Dorset County Pension Fund LGPS pension contrib August 2020 373.14 0.00 373.14
4348 T Homer Handyman duties July 2020 375.75 0.00 375.75
4349 Idverde Ltd Cemetery maintenance – July 20 303.49 60.70 364.19
4350 Idverde Ltd Grass cutting area adjacent to playing pitches 13 and 27 July 2020 48.00 9.60 57.60
4351 Idverde Ltd Tree works – High St bus stop adjacent to Sports Pavilion 210.00 42.00 252.00
4352 Printerbase Ltd Set of laser printer cartridges 215.31 43.05 258.36
4353 Glasdon UK Ltd Litter bin for Rec 176.52 35.31 211.83

To note any training by members or the Clerk in the past month (for the purposes of report only).

To note any decisions and / or action taken by Parish Clerk under “Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014”, Part 3, Paragraphs 6-10, record of decisions and access to documents (for purposes of report only.

Correspondence received (for purposes of report only).

To note date of next meeting and items for future agendas.

Members are reminded that the Parish Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions: Equal Opportunities (including: race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status and any disability); Crime & Disorder; Health & Safety; and Human Rights.

Parish Clerk: T. Watton Date: August 2020

Full Council agenda 26th August 2020 – 7pm online: See access link at top of agenda