Council Business

Parish Councillors are summoned to attend a Parish Council Meeting to be held on

Wednesday 23rd September 2020 at 19.00hrs hrs. The meeting will be held remotely using Zoom. Parishioners wishing to participate in the meeting should contact the Clerk (


  1. To receive apologies for absence


  1. To receive declarations of interest & consider written dispensation requests


  1. To consider the minutes of the previous meeting – 22nd July 2020


  1. Public Forum
    • To receive a verbal report from the Ward Councillor
    • To receive the views of local residents on parish matters (to be limited to 15 minutes)


  1. NDP – To receive an update from the NDP Steering Group.


  1. Planning  – To note applications determined by Herefordshire Council:


  • Planning Consultation 202431 – Church House, Orcop, Hereford Hr2 8ES – Proposed erection of a timber framed and timber clad garage.
  • Planning Consultation 202567 – Land West of Orcop Village Hall, Orcop, Herefordshire – Outline permission for the erection of 1 no. dwelling.
  • Planning Consultation 202705 – Plot 1 Shady Barn adjacent to Shady Gardens, Garway Hill, Herefordshire, HR2 8RR – Proposed conversion of a redundant agricultural building to form a 2 bedroom dwelling, and erection of a new outbuilding with 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and a garden storage space.


  1. Finance
    • To note bank balances.
    • To consider the invoices and received and payments in line with budget.
      • Clerk’s salary (August & September 2020) in accordance with his employment contract
      • PAYE (August & September 2020)
      • Postage – £7.80
      • DC Gardening Services – £576.00
    • Precept & Budget – 2021/22
    • To approve the adoption of the National Joint Council for Local Government Services pay scale effective from 1 April 2020 representing a 2.75% increase in the Clerk’s salary.


  1. Lengthsman …. To receive an update on work any required.


  1. Copywell – To consider current issues connected with Copywell.


  1. Footpaths … To receive the Footpaths Officer’s report and consider any action required.


  1. Highway Issues … To consider road defects or other issues including:


  1. The War Memorial– to provide an update on the current situation.


  1. Clerk Correspondence


  1. To note the date of the next meeting (18th November 2020) & raise matters for discussion.


  1. To note information items.


Ben Thomas – Chairman