When and where

  • Date: 04.10.2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: Council Chamber, Penryn Town Hall, Higher Market Street, Penryn TR10 8LT


  • Meeting agenda pack (PDF)
  • Meeting minutes (PDF) – Please note: minutes remain as a draft until approved at the next Council meeting.

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Public participation

Members of the public wishing to speak regarding items on the agenda will need to make a request to the Town Clerk before noon (12:00 pm) on the day of the meeting. Please also make sure you have read the Protocol for Public Speaking at Council Meetings.

This is a public meeting. It could be filmed or recorded by broadcasters, the media, or members of the public. We aim to ensure that members of the public are not filmed without consent but cannot guarantee it. Especially if you are speaking or taking an active role. If you are speaking during a virtual meeting with your camera switched on, it will be broadcast and recorded as part of our live stream.


1. Apologies

To receive apologies for non-attendance

2. Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To receive declarations of interest in respect of any item on this agenda and to consider requests from Members for dispensations.

3. Presentation – PODS, Commercial Road Car Park – Christopher Rose

To receive a presentation from Christopher Rose, Development Manager (TA & Initiatives), Cornwall Council – Housing Development Team regarding the possible installation of housing pods in Commercial Road Car Park.

Please note the presentation will be held in the Town Hall

4. Public Participation

Members of public who wish to speak should contact the Town Council by 12.00p.m. on Monday 4 October 2021 to register.  An opportunity for members of the public to address the Town Council concerning matters on the agenda. Find out more about public participation at meetings and make a request to speak.

5. Minutes

  • To approve as a correct record minutes 58 to 77 of the meeting of the Council held on 6 September 2021

6. Committee Minutes

  • To note the minutes of the  meeting of the Events Committee held on 7 September 2021
  • To note the minutes of the  meeting of the Planning Committee held on 20 September 2021

7. Correspondence

To receive items of correspondence relevant to the Council.

8. Mayor’s Announcements and Engagements

To note the Mayor’s Engagements between 6 September 2021 and 3 October 2021 and to make any announcements.

9. Representations by Cornwall Council Members and Reports from Councillors Attending External Meetings

  • To receive the written report from the Cornwall Councillor representing Penryn ED
  • To receive any reports from Councillors attending external meetings

10. Town Clerk Report

To receive an update report from the Town Clerk

11. Accounts – 1 August to 31 August 2021

To approve a list of accounts paid and the monthly statement for the period 1 August to 31 August 2021

12. Council Projects

To receive an update on the current progress of the Council’s projects

13. Devolution

To discuss the current devolution package and to decide if the Town Council wants to proceed with the devolution of assets from Cornwall Council.

14. Permarin Car Park – Surrender of Lease

To consider a proposal to surrender the lease on Permarin Car Park and return responsibility to Cornwall Council.

15. Library Fines

To consider a proposal from Cornwall Council for removing library fines on overdue books

16. Replacement PC – Administration Officer

To approve the expenditure to replace the Administration Officer’s PC

17. Penryn Residents of Note – Pamphlet

To discuss a project to produce a pamphlet highlighting past residents of note within Penryn.

18. E Bikes and Electric Charging Points

To discuss next steps

19. Saracen Awards – 2021

To confirm the dates to receive nominations for the Saracen Awards

20. Pre-Budget Discussion

To make recommendations for items to be included in the draft annual budget for the 2022/2023 financial year


The numbering of minutes is sequential and continues from the previous meeting’s minutes, the numbering restarts at the Annual Meeting of the Council.