3 December 2019 Ordinary Meeting

Avebury Parish Council

An ordinary meeting of Avebury Parish Council will be held at 7:30pm on Tuesday 3 December 2019 at the Social Centre, Avebury SN8 1RF. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Liz Moore, Parish Clerk, 28 November 2019


  1. Public question time
  2. Apologies
  3. Declarations of interest
  4. Minutes of meeting held on 5 November 2019
  5. Matters arising from the minutes
  6. Planning applications:
    1. Application for work to trees in a conservation area: 3 x Chestnut to be felled at Ashcroft, High Street, Avebury SN8 1RF. Ref: 19/10441/TCA.
  7. Project updates:
    1. Play Area refurbishment: progress report by Cllr Paradise
      1. Play Area inspection report by RoSPA: to review the report
      2. To review estimates received to date for a selection of play equipment
      3. To select equipment to include in any invitation to tender and agree estimate project cost.
      4. To select up to four potential suppliers to invite to tender or register project with Contract Finder website
      5. To set a target date for completion of new Play Area
      6. To approve the quotation received for repairs to fencing
      7. To consider estimates for installing a metal lintel around the top of the Play Area fencing
    2. Superfast fibre broadband project and 4/5G: progress report by Cllr O’Connor
    3. Permissive footpath along the A4361 Swindon Road: report by Cllr Daniel and working party
    4. Transport Group: including:
      1. Results of A4361 Speed Limit Review
      2. To set a date for the next meeting
  8. Reports from PC representatives:

    1. Solstice Planning: report by Cllr Lewis on the ASSF meeting that took place on 11 November 2019

    2. Avebury WHS Steering Committee: report from Cllr Byatt and to agree comments for submission to Sarah Simmonds on proposals for updating the World Heritage Site overarching policy

    3. RoW meeting 23 November 2019: report from Cllr Stacey

    4. North Wessex Downs AONB Annual Forum 2019: report from Cllr Stacey

    5. National Trust: report from Cllr Stacey

  9. Local issues:

    1. Defibrillator for the sports field

    2. Replacement planters for the High Street

    3. Request for a plastic and metal recycling bin for the High Street

    4. Replacement bench and results of risk assessment carried out at West Kennett layby

  10. Parish Council budget and to set the precept for 2020/21

  11. Parish Steward Priority Sheet

  12. Communications

  13. Correspondence

  14. Finance and admin including recommendations following Clerk’s appraisal on 2 December 2019 and cheques for payment

  15. Date of next meeting: 7:30 pm on Tuesday 4 February 2020.

  16. Any other business