Pillaton Parish Council Meeting Minutes - October 2012

Meeting held on 17/10/2012


Cllrs. Dolley, Hoskin, D. Floyd, S. Floyd, Martin, Warne and Harris.


District Councillor Egglestone

Declarations of Interest

Cllr Martin declared a personal interest in cars on pavements.

Public Forum

There were no members of the public present.


The Minutes of 19th September 2012 meeting were accepted unanimously.

Matters Arising

  1. In response to a complaint from Mr Ian Edwards regarding cars parked on pavements Cllr Harris reported that the second visit by the Police authority to examine the situation had resulted in no adverse comment from the Police. It was decided to write to Mr Edwards explaining that the Council had taken full action within its powers.
  2. The Council agreed to use the telephone as a place for book exchanges. Cllr Martin volunteered to provide wood for shelving and Cllr Warne undertook to install the shelves both actions at no cost to the Parish.
  3. The Council noted that District Councillor Egglestone was actively seeking the repair of Mushton lane on the Pillaton Parish side.

Youth Council

The Council approved the formation of a Youth Council and agreed to advertise the proposal in the Village News and web site.

Planning Permission

It was agreed that there was insufficient information in the planning application for conversion of a barn at Tremoan to comment.


The Bank position of current account £1,639 and deposit £3,137 was noted.

The following payments were authorised; payments from Capital grant £168.42, Village News printing via Kernock Park £29.86 and donation from Kernock Park to Cornwall Air Ambulance for Village News

Feedback from Community Area Network

Cllr Hoskin explained how the last meeting had dealt with recycling issues.

Any Other Business

Cllr Martin said he would undertake the updating of the Parish Plan review.

It was understood that any monies arising from large solar panels installation and intended to benefit the local community went to a central Cornwall County fund.

The Clerk was asked to draw Highways attention to the pavements in Briars Ryn damaged by roots.

It was noted that the Council had no control over the height of the stiles in the Parish.

The Chairman reported that he had met the Environment Agency at the fallen tree in the river and been assured the matter would be dealt with by the Agency.

Chairman Mr. Dolley
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