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DTC Minutes of the Car Parks Committee Meeting - Thursday 20th November 2014

Nov 13 2014





Minutes of the Car Parks Committee Meeting held on the 20th November 2014 at 2.00pm the Council Office, Lady Street.

Present: Mrs Margaret Rawle (Chairman); Councillors, Mrs Christine Dubery and Mr Thwaites.

Apologies: None

Deferment of business for comment by the public. None

Declarations of Interests: None

Car Park Charges as from 1st April 2014:

Members considered the car parks account details and financial forecast. It was acknowledged that the revenue was down in comparison with last year and the difficulty in anticipating future income bearing in mind NSL involvement. It was subsequently:

RESOLVED: To maintain the existing car park fees and the cost of permits. Proposed by Mrs Rawle, seconded by Mrs Dubery and carried.


Members agreed to promote the sale of permits by advertising in the Dulverton Voice, the Parish Magazine, local press and the DTC website.

Car Park Survey:

Members considered the survey carried out during September which indicated that the car parks were very rarely full to capacity. During the month of September the Lion Car Park was full on four occasions, the Guildhall Car Park on one occasion, and Exmoor House always had parking available.

E.N.P.A. Parking Proposal:

Members agreed that a meeting is requested with E.N.P.A. to pursue the proposal.

Matters to Report:

General Maintenance – Vegetation: Maintenance required in Exmoor House Car Park and Guildhall Car Park has still not been under taken. Neither have the lighting problems been rectified.


Meeting closed:      3.30pm