1 December 2020 Ordinary Meeting

Avebury Parish Council

An ordinary meeting of Avebury Parish Council will be held at 7:30pm on Tuesday 1 December 2020. This meeting will be held virtually and members of the public are very welcome to attend. Click here to access the meeting via your web browser.

Kind regards

Liz Moore (Parish Clerk), 25 November 2020


  1. Public question time
  2. Apologies
  3. Declarations of interest
  4. Minutes of an ordinary meeting held on 3 November 2020
  5. Matters arising from the minutes
  6. National Trust Update
  7. Planning applications:
    1. Application for work to trees in a Conservation Area at Gunsite Lane, West Kennett, SN8 1QF. Proposal: pollard sycamore tree. Ref: 20/10185/TCA
    2. Application for Listed Building Consent at The Henge Shop, High Street, Avebury, SN8 1RF. Proposal: replacement of existing windows and doors. Ref: 20/06053/LBC
  8. Project updates:
    1. Play Area refurbishment: next steps: to decide how best to start this project
    2. Planters: to decide how to progress our scheme to replace the existing planters
    3. Transport Group:
      1. CATG meeting 10 December: report by Chair
      2. Findings from site meeting to look at locations for installing SIDs on A4361
      3. To approve submission of an application to CATG for a metro count on the A4361 Swindon Road
      4. Petition: progress report
  9. Reports from PC Representatives:
    1. ASSF on-line meeting 19 November
    2. WHS Steering Committee on-line meeting 25 November
  10. Local issues:
    1. Maintenance of stiles
    2. Request for hand rail on steps along public footpath leading directly off the A4 down to the village of Beckhampton
  11. Subject to final review, to approve the Parish Council budget and set the precept for 2021/22
  12. Parish Steward Priority Sheet
  13. Communications
  14. Correspondence
  15. Finance and admin including:
    1. Half year internal audit
    2. To approve the updated guidelines on grants and donations
    3. To consider contributing to the funds of local charities that need help or other charities who have contacted the PC during the current financial year to ask for a donation
    4. To submit an advert to UKN for local handyman services and to set up a list of approved contractors
    5. To correct the 6 October minutes at item 10g from ‘using section 137 funds’ to ‘using small works budget and general funds’
    6. To approve payment of £45 annual subscription to CPRE
    7. To approve payment of £114 annual donation to UKN
    8. Cheques for ratification and cheques for payment
  16. Date of next meeting: 7:30pm on Tuesday 2 February 2021
  17. Any other business