February 2023 Minutes

Minutes of Meeting held on 7th February, 2023

  1. Attendance

    Cllr. Charmaine Smith chaired the monthly meeting with Cllrs. I. Franklyn, P Chapman, A Vogel, S Smith, J Shepherd and the Clerk, Mrs D.A. Turner attending.

  2. Apologies

    Apologies received from Cllr. Osborne & County Cllr. Nicky Chopak

  3. Declarations

    There were no declarations in respect of this Agenda.

  4. Minutes

    The minutes of the previous meeting were Emailed to Councillors and were agreed and signed.

  5. Balance at Bank

    It was reported that the balance at the bank was £11,946.51 in the Current A/C and £2802.97 in the Solar A/C. Clerk to contact the Bank to find out if there is an account that would pay interest.

  6. Cornwall Council

    Cornwall Council had approved Planning Applications

    • PA22/10206 – Retrospective Wild Life Pond, Lower Westcott, Jacobstow
    • PA22/10067 – Trefrida, Jacobstow,
    • PA22/07704 – Land East of Highway Farm – Building to house Water Pressure System
    • PA22/09626 – Oakdene, Edgar Road, Jacobstow
  7. Footpaths

    Replacement Steps leading to Holy Well. Clerk to ask Mrs Carter where the steps are on Footpath No 6.

  8. Hedgehog Highway Project

    Correspondence regarding hedgehog fencing received and noted.

  9. Accounts to pay:-

    • Jacobstow Parish Hall £192.00
      Proposed we pay we pay Cllr. Chapman Seconded Cllr. Vogel
    • ICO – Data Protection £40.00
      Proposed we pay Cllr. Chapman Seconded Cllr. S Smith
    • Duchy Defibrillators £228.00
      Proposed we pay Cllr. Shepherd Seconded Cllr. Franklyn
  10. Annual Donations

    It was discussed and agreed to give donations to the following charities :-

    • Jacobstow Church Graveyard Fund £150
    • Eden Graveyard Fund £150
    • Cornwall Air Ambulance £200.00
  11. CareNow Volunteers

    Correspondence received regarding CareNow volunteers.
    Details of this to be put in the next Journal.

  12. Cyber Protect

    Mike Harrison would like to come to a meeting and give a talk
    Discuss this next month as the talk will last for 40 mins.

  13. Letter

    A letter was received from a resident, Sukey Cowley, saying she is extremely concerned about the speed cars travel through the village. She is asking that the road from Edgar Road be made 30mph. The Chairperson Cllr C Smith to contact her on this matter.

  14. Clerks salary

    This was discussed and it was agreed to pay the Clerk £550.00 per quarter and to discuss again.
    Proposed Cllr. Chapman
    Seconded Cllr. S Smith.

  15. Tamar Toll Action Group -

    Correspondence received from the Tamar Toll Action Group. They wish to abolish all tolls on the Tamar Bridge. Clerk to Email them saying we support their campaign.

  16. Councillor matters

    1. Clerk to contact Oliver Jones regarding the bad pot holes from Edgar Road, Wainhouse Corner down to the School.
    2. Suggested speakers for next months Parish Meeting:-
      • Mrs Jill Baker (WI)
      • Mrs Mikaela Rofe (Jacobstow School – asking her to speak on the new Academy)
      • County Cllr. Nicky Chopak

There being no further business the meeting ended at 8.40pm

List of Expenses for February 2023
Date Payee Amount
07.02.23 Information Commissioner - Data £40.00
07.02.23 Jacobstow Parish Hall (Hire of Hall) £192.00
07.02.23 Duchy Debfibrillators (Annual Fee) £228.00
07.02.23 Jacobstow Church (Graveyard Donation) £150.00
07.02.23 Eden Graveyard Fund £150.00
07.02.23 Cornwall Air Ambulance (Annual donation) £200.00