minutes for this agenda
A meeting of the Public Rights of Way Committee will be held on the above date at 2.00pm at County Hall, Exeter to consider the following matters.
A G E N D A
PART I OPEN COMMITTEE
1. Apologies for absence.
2. Minutes of the Committee meeting held on 14 November 2014 (previously circulated).
3. Items Requiring Urgent Attention
Items which in the opinion of the Chairman should be considered at the meeting as matters of urgency.
MATTERS FOR DECISION
4. Devon Countryside Access Forum
Draft minutes of the meeting held on 20 January 2015 attached (Page 1).
5. Review of the Definitive Map Statement of Priorities
(Page 11). This report outlines the current Definitive Map Statement of Priorities and
recommends policy change to take account of reduced staff resources within the Definitive
Map Team and to ensure that the Statement is clear, robust and achievable.
Electoral Divisions: All
6. Definitive Map Review
(a) Definitive Map Review
Parish of Bere Ferrers
(Page 17) and background papers. This report examines five proposals arising from the
Definitive Map Review in the parish of Bere Ferrers.
Electoral Division: Yelverton Rural
(b) Definitive Map Review 2014- 2015
Parish of Pancrasweek
Report of the Head of Highways, Capital Development and Waste (HCW/15/14 - text only | pdf HCW/15/14) attached (Page 37). The report examines the Definitive Map Review in the parish of Pancrasweek in Torridge.
Electoral Division: Holsworthy Rural
(c) Definitive Map Review
Parish of Ivybridge
Report of the Head of Highways, Capital Development and Waste (HCW/15/15 - text only | pdf HCW/15/15) attached (Page 39) and background papers. This report examines two proposals arising from the Definitive Map Review for the parish of Ivybridge, in the South Hams.
Electoral Division: Ivybridge
(d) Definitive Map Review
Parish of Chawleigh (Part 3)
Report of the Head of Highways, Capital Development and Waste (HCW/15/16 - text only | pdf HCW/15/16) attached (Page 59) and backgound papers. This report examines the remaining two proposals arising from the Definitive Map Review in the parish of Chawleigh. Proposals 2 and 5 were previously considered at the Public Rights of Way Committee in June 2014 and proposals 1 and 7 at the Public Rights of Way Committee in November 2014. Proposal 6 concerns a proposed extinguishment by way of a Public Path Order and will be dealt with under delegated powers.
Electoral Division: Newton St Cyres Sandford
7. Modification Orders
The following Modification Orders have been confirmed as unopposed:
(a) Footpath No. 4a, Sandford Definitive Map Modification Order 2014;
(b) Restricted Byway No. 52, Sandford No. 47, Copplestone Definitive Map Modification Order 2014;
(c) Bridleway No. 53, Sandford No. 7, Upton Hellions Definitive Map Modification Order 2014.
8. Public Path Orders
The following Public Path Orders have been made and confirmed under delegated powers:
(a) Footpath No. 79, Axminster Public Path Diversion and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2014;
(b) Footpath No. 5, Clyst St Lawrence Public Path Diversion and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2014;
(c) Footpath Nos. 15, West Anstey 27 Molland Public Path Diversion and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2014;
(d) Footpath No. 3, Powderham Public Path Diversion and Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2013.
9. Date of Future Meetings
Wednesday 24 June 2015, Thursday 26 November 2015 and Thursday17 March 2016.
PART II ITEMS WHICH MAY BE TAKEN IN THE ABSENCE OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
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Councillors Sanders (Chairman), Brook, Colthorpe, Dempster, Eastman, Gilbert, Hook, Knight (Vice-Chairman) and Morse
Declaration of Interests
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Access to Information
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