Agenda for the Parish Council Meeting on 16th July 2024

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I hereby give notice that the Meeting of Drybrook Parish Council will be held at The School Room,      Holy TrinityChurch,  Drybrook on Tuesday 16th July 2024 at 7.00pm


Members of the Council are hereby summoned to attend for the purpose of transacting the business as set out below.


All residents of the Parish are welcome to attend, and a short period of time is set aside for members of the public to raise questions. Please note the Planning Working Group meet at 6.30pm


Yours truly, A. Seabrook,  Parish Clerk               9th July 2024






  • To note apologies for absence.


  • To receive any issues from members of the public (15 Minutes)

Please note the Clerk will only minute the public’s comments during this agenda item


  • To receive County and District Councillor reports


  • To receive any Declaration of Interests


  • To receive requests for Dispensations


  • To approve the minutes of the meeting of Drybrook Parish Council held on 18th June 2024


  • To receive an update on planning matters.
  1. P0729/24/FUL – 36 Hazel Road, Drybrook – Erection of a two-storey rear extension
  2. P0641/24/FUL – Land adjoining Whitehill Bungalow, Whitehill Lane, Drybrook – Erection of self-build dwelling and detached garage with associated perking, landscaping and drainage
  3. P0750/24/FUL – Chase View, Forest Road, Ruardean Woodside – Erection of first floor rear extension to form additional bedroom
  4. APP/P1615/W/24/3343555 – Land adjacent to Wyndover, Larksfield Road, Harrow Hill, Drybrook – Erection of detached dwelling and associated works. (resubmission). Demolition of existing garages. (This planning application is at the appeal stage)
  5. APP/P1615/W/3342413 – Morse Farm, Morse Road, Drybrook – Erection of agricultural building (This planning application is at the appeal stage)
  6. To note the planning decisions of the Forest of Dean District Council


  • To consider the future of the public toilets


  • To consider the donation request towards a sensory room for Drybrook Primary School


  • To consider renewing the Council’s annual membership of GAPTC


  • To consider adopting the Freedom of Information Policy


  • To consider the Council’s response to the District Council’s Local Plan


  • To consider the quote to update Bracken Road Playing Field


  • To consider transferring monies from other budgets to cover the costs of upgrading Bracken Road Playing Field


  • To consider having a debit card for the bank account


  • To advise Councillors of their obligation under the Code of Conduct to register any changes to their Declaration of Interest Forms to the Clerk


  • To consider supporting the campaign to improve the safety of lithium batteries and their disposal


  • To receive Councillor reports


  • To receive a report from the Clerk (for information only)


20)         To receive the accounts/finance reports


  1. To approve the payment schedule
  2. To approve the petty cash figures
  3. c) To receive the bank reconciliation
  4. d) To receive the budget versus spend report
  5. e) To confirm that the monthly financial check has been carried out



The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on 20th August 2024