YARPOLE GROUP PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the meeting held on Monday 24th July 2017 at 7.30pm in Yarpole Parish Hall.
Present: Cllr Audrey Bott, Cllr Diane Russell, Cllr Duncan Grant, Cllr Linda Middleton, Cllr Harold Holder, Cllr Barbara Nurse, Cllr Jane Bayliss, County Cllr, Sebastian Bowen, Parish Clerk Ms E Lewis.
1. Apologies for absence: Apologies were received from Michael Denny.
2. Declarations of interest: No declarations were made.
3. Public Participation: No parishioners were present.
4. Finance: cheques were signed as follows: Village Hall £21, Clerks wages £218.18.
5.1 172267: Fayreburn Lucton, single storey side extension: It was agreed that the Parish Council were happy to support this application provided that any permission took into account the ecologists report.
5.2 172460: South View, Yarpole , fell one copper beech: The application was discussed, although the council would have welcomed being able to see the ecologist and conservation officers reports before making their decision. It was agreed that the tree made a valuable contribution to the vista within the conservation area and that were it to be removed permission should be made conditional on it being replaced with a suitable specimen with foliage of a similar hue.
5.3 172121: Victoria Meadows, Green Lane, Yarpole, erection of detached garden room: The application was discussed and it was agreed that the Council had no objection to the plans provided that the change of use (to residential) is made specific to the building not the field and that any planning permission be made conditional on the future use of the building not changing.
6. Items for next agenda: No items were raised.
7. Date of Next meeting:
Tuesday 5th September 2017, 7.30pm