3 March 2020 Ordinary Council Meeting : Agenda

Avebury Parish Council

An ordinary meeting of Avebury Parish Council will be held at 7:30pm on Tuesday 3 March 2020 at the Social Centre, Avebury SN8 1RF. All members of the public are welcome to attend.

Liz Moore, Parish Clerk, 27 February 2020


  1. Public question time
  2. Apologies
  3. Declarations of interest
  4. Minutes of an ordinary meeting held on 4 February 2020
  5. Matters arising from the minutes
  6. Planning applications
  7. Update from the National Trust
  8. Project Updates:
    1. Transport Group
    2. Permit scheme and arrangements for Solstice
    3. Play area refurbishment:
      1. Estimates for new Play Equipment: progress report by Cllr Paradise
      2. Repairs to Play Area fencing
    4. 5 G and Fibre broadband: progress report by Cllr O’Connor
  9. Reports from PC Representatives:
    1. Avebury WHS Steering Committee: report from Cllr Stacey on the 4 February workshop
    2. Combined Parishes RoW meeting
    3. Meeting of Parish Chairs, 10 February
    4. Marlborough Downs AONB
  10. Open Space and Green Infrastructure Survey: to review WC’s existing map for changes to PC owned amenity areas
  11. Local Issues:
    1. Defibrillator for ASSC: to ratify the signing of the SW Ambulance Scheme’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by Cllr Lewis (Vice-Chair) and to adopt the signed MOU
    2. Re-painting of ‘phone box at West Kennett
    3. High Street Planters: new planter delivered by Grist
    4. Bus shelters and services
  12. Avebury Annual Parish Meeting: to discuss the arrangements for the Annual Parish Meeting taking place at 7pm on 29 April 2020 at ASSC, refreshments available from 6:30pm.
  13. Parish Steward Priority Sheet
  14. Communications
  15. Correspondence
  16. Finance and admin including:
    1. To appoint Cllr Paradise as PC representative for the Police.
    2. Review of polices including:
      1. Trees and PC’s Statement of Intent
      2. Press and Media Policy
      3. Complaints Policy and Procedures
      4. General Policy on Charity Walks
      5. Guidelines on Grants and Donation Requests
    3. Review of statutory documents including:
      1. Constitution, Rules and Standing Orders: PC to adopt the NALC Model 2018 (England)
      2. Planning Committee Terms of Reference
      3. Transport Committee Terms of Reference
    4. Review of Earmarked Funds (EMFs)
    5. Cheques for payment
  17. Date of next meeting: 7:30pm on Tuesday 7 April 2020
  18. Any other business