5 February 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting

Avebury Parish Council

An ordinary meeting of Avebury Parish Council will be held at 7:30pm on Tuesday 5 February 2019 at the Social Centre, Avebury SN8 1RF.

All members of the public and press are welcome to attend.

Liz Moore, Parish Clerk, 30 January 2019


  1. Public question time
  2. Apologies
  3. Declarations of interest
  4. Minutes of meeting held on 4 December 2018
  5. Matters arising from the minutes:
    1. Min ref. 5.a. Removal of graffiti and re-painting Beckhampton bus shelter.
    2. Min ref. 5.b Repairs requested to road mirror in Beckhampton.
    3. Min ref. 5.c Refurbishment of benches and benches on footpath 22.
    4. Min ref. 11.a Replacement glazing panel for bus shelter on A4316 at Avebury Trusloe.
  6. Presentation from Avebury Sports and Social Club and members to consider giving a donation towards the Avebury Pavilion Appeal.
  7. Planning applications:
    1. Application for work to trees in a Conservation Area. Proposal:-  1 – Yew tree – pollard at 3m   2 – Holly tree – fell   3 – Conifer trees x 3 – fell 4 – Beech tree – remove lowest limb   5 – Group of Ash, Sycamore & Horse Chestnut trees – remove major deadwood   6 – Norway Maple tree – remove 3 branches 7 – Sycamore tree – remove 4 branches   8 – Sycamore tree – crown clean. At: Ashdown House, High Street, Avebury. Ref: 19/00414/TCA.
    2. Report on PC’s feedback submitted to WC in January for other applications.
  8. To review a draft statement of intent for handling applications to attend to trees.
  9. To review and approve Avebury’s Emergency Plan for the Parish
  10. Project Updates:
    1. Transport Group progress report
      1. A4 traffic calming project
      2. Project to improve road signage in Avebury
      3. Repairs to B4003 West Kennett Avenue
      4. Registration for project A303 Stonehenge with the Planning Inspectorate
    2. ASSF meeting 14 January: meeting report
    3. Proposed permit scheme: progress report
    4. Superfast fibre broadband project and 4/5G: progress report
    5. Play Area refurbishment: progress report
  11. Local Issues: members to consider taking part in CPRE Best Kept Village Competition.
  12. Parish Steward Priority Sheet: report on work completed and job requests for 13 February.
  13. Communications
  14. Correspondence including email from Tony Langridge about the nursery site and letter from Marlborough & District Link requesting that the PC commit to finding two people from the Parish willing to volunteer to drive for them.
  15. Finance and admin including cheques for ratification and cheques for payment.
  16. Date of next meeting: 7:30pm on Tuesday 5 March 2019
  17. Any other business