Minutes of the Meeting held Virtually on Tuesday 20th April 2021 at 7.00 p.m.
Cllrs Davey (Chairman), Baker, Collis, Eddy, Howard, Nicholas, Oram, Varcoe & C.Cllrs Knightley & Moorcroft.
Apologies – Cllr. Warne.
32. Minutes Silence – HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

33. Declarations of Interests/Dispensation Requests – None

34. Public Session
Cllr Knightley reported on recent issues within Wadebridge including Tower Hill Planning Application, Leisure Centre Building works and future re-opening, Molesworth Street Pedestrianisation , together with reports of anti-social behaviour and local Police profile. Cllr Moorcroft added further comments.

35. Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Resolved that Minutes of the Meeting on Tuesday 16th March 2021 be approved as a correct record.
Proposed Cllr Howard & seconded Cllr Varcoe.

36. Matters arising from the last meeting:
(a) King Georges Field – Chairman and Clerk to obtain quotes for fence replacement as necessary
(b) NHP – no progress and further request to be sent to W.T.C. for a response to our most recent letter in December.
(c) Climate Change Emergency – confirmation that the Clerk had submitted a response approved by Councillors.
(d) Sladesbridge Footpath re-surfacing – Highways had responded that this was now re-scheduled for 18/10/21 due to A389 Covid route embargo followed by usual Summer season embargo.
(e) Wadebridge Town Council Cemetery contribution – invoice not received and noted in their Minutes that fee deferred without clear explanation.

37. Planning Notices
PA21/02566 – Land E of Polgara, Higher Tregleath, Washaway - Conv & Extension of existing Barn to 2 bed dwelling – Supported.
PA21/00719 – PPA - Bozion Barton, Washaway – extension of domestic curtilage – for info.
PA21/03147 – Unit 1 Knights Business Centre Palmers Way – Change of use from Light Industrial to General Industrial (vehicle repair garage with MOT) – Supported providing traffic management issues can be resolved.

38. Payment of Accounts
Ratification of payments made under delegated lockdown powers and each authorised by two Councillors :
(a) See Clean - Bus Shelter Maintenance £43.80
(b) CALC - Subscription £238.90
(c) Trudgeon & Halling - Audit Fee £86.40

39. Correspondence Received
(a) Election update.
(b) Code of Conduct – New update received from Cornwall Council and it was proposed by Cllr Baker and seconded by Cllr Collis that this be adopted by the Parish Council. Agreed.
(c) Annual Accounts and Audit – submitted to Trudgeon Halling, with annual review at May Meeting.

40. Date of the next Meeting
Agreed next meeting on TUESDAY 18th May 2021 at 7.00 p.m. to be followed by
the Annual Parish Meeting at 8 p.m.
41. Items for next Meeting –

There being no further business the Chairman closed the Meeting at 20.15 p.m.