Pillaton Parish Council Meeting Minutes - March 2013

Meeting held on 20/03/2013


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


County Councillor Egglestone.

Declarations of Interest

The Chairman declared a pecuniary interest in payments.

Public Forum

There was one member of the public present.


The Minutes of 18th February 2013 meeting were accepted unanimously.

Matters Arising

It was noted that the County Development officer of Cornwall Council was enquiring into the structure at Polborder.

Cornwall Council were still considering the complaint regarding the faulty salt bin.

Thanks had been received from the Parochial Church Council for the letter of support for the replacement of the turret and offer to pay for any rental of the Village Hall for Church services whilst the Church was being repaired.


The Council resolved to allow the Clerk to issue dispensations in respect of matters affecting the Code of Conduct.

Sign Posts In Parish

It was noted that persons serving community service would be used to redecorate sign posts in the area. The Council decided to seek a quotation for repairing the wooden directional sign to Pillaton.

Planning Permission

The Council approved the applications for the erection of osprey nest sites at Pentillie and a glass protective dome at the mausoleum also at Pentillie.

Cornwall Development Plans

The Council had no observations to make on the Cornwall development plans as they believed that contributions had already been made at the community network meetings.


The bank position was recorded as follows; Current account £693 and deposit account £3,137.

The following payments were approved; stationery £13.01, clerk’s salary £720, HMRC £180, Village hall rent £36, chairman’s expenses £12, clerks expense’s £15 and cost of wreath £12. The Chairman left the room when the payment to him was approved.

Any Other Business

Cllr Hoskin announced his retirement from the Council and was warmly thanked by the Chairman for his services.

Cllr Harris said he would put information regarding dog attacks on the web site.

The Clerk was asked to report the many potholes in the area to County Highways.

Chairman Mr. Dolley
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