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Agenda - 14 October 2019

You are summoned to the Meeting of


14 October 2019

Compton Martin Village Hall at 7.00 p.m.


1.         To receive and accept apologies for absence

2.         Receive comments from the public


Public Participation Session

The Public Participation Session provides an opportunity for members of the public to raise questions about and comment on items on the agenda.  Time for this session is limited to 10 minutes (three minutes per person)


3.         To receive an update from the Chairman

1.         To receive an update from The Clerk/Chairman regarding the current vacancy and to receive and agree a recommendation from the Chairman regarding a formal appointment.


4.         If appointed, the approved Parish Councillor to sign the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.


5.         Receive declarations of interest in the agenda


6.         To approve and sign the minutes of the previous meetings

·         9 September 2019 –  Parish Council Meeting


7.         1.         Correspondence/Emails.

·         To discuss the email received from John Turner, CEO Visit Somerset Enquiry – circulated to all councillors.


                        To confirm the following payments and signing of cheques:



Cheque No or Standing Order

Cheque signed by




VAT Reclaim

Payee and Description






All Tree Services – Trees Report - PAID






BLS Groundworks & Fencing.  Refurbishment of Mendip Villas bus shelter and The Reddings bus shelter.







Mrs E Griffiths Clerk’s Salary – October 2019






Burley Acquatic Developments – Pond weed clearance






P Durbin – removal of pond weed.






Epson UK Ltd – Purchase of printer inks.






4 copies of The Good Councillor’s Guide - ALCA


8.         To receive Updates from Working Parties

            1. The Pond, including the Pump, Coombe View and The Batch

a)      To receive an update regarding the grass cutting arrangements for 2019/20.

b)      To receive an update regarding the painting of the Village Pump and B&NES Ward Councillor Fund to support this project.

c)      To receive an update on the cutting of the hedge and verge at Leamon Cottage.

·         To receive an update from the working party on planning applications to fell both trees and the bat survey

·         Discuss and agree the felling of both trees and agree a timescale for the works

·         Consider the purchase of replacement trees


            2. Highways  

·         Receive an update on issues raised regarding highways


3. 5G Mobile Coverage in Rural Areas

·         Consider and agree the setting up of a Working Party to investigate and report on safety of 5G and its implications for our community.


9.         Gigaclear

·         To receive an update on the current situation regarding Gigaclear.


10.       To receive an update on the Chew Valley Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Meeting – 16 September.


11.       To receive an update on the arrangements for the 2019 Footpath Walk to be held on the 19th October


12.       Planning Applications


1.         To consider and comment on the following B&NES Planning Decisions received:


a)      19/03182/FUL – Dukes Barn, 4 The Reddings, Compton Martin - Erection of single storey rear extension – Mr Dury  - REVISED DRAWINGS – PERMIT


b)      19/03295/VAR – Variation of Condition 17 attached to application 18/02027/FUL (The erection of 10no dwelling houses, including access on to The Street, off-street parking and associated hard/soft landscaping) – Freemantle Developments (Compton Martin) Limited – PERMIT


c)      19/03774/FUL – Mistledene, The Reddings - Mr Austen Cook – Erection of a single storey rear extension and internal and external alterations to existing property.


d)      19/03753/TCA – Weeping Ash (T1) - Fell and Common Ash (T2) - Fell – Compton Martin Parish Council. - NO OBJECTION


e)      Proposed Diversion of Public Footpaths CL7/9 and CL7/10 – Compton Martin – PENDING

 12.       Planning Applications


2.   To receive a report from the Planning Working Party and consider their recommendations regarding the following Planning Applications.


  1. 19/03938/FUL - Elm Cottage, The Street – Mr Rupert Robinson – Erection of a 4 bed dwelling with double garage and driveway.


  1. 19/04020/FUL – Fair Acre, The Street – Mr and Mrs David Salmon – Erection of a two storey dwelling following demolition of existing dwelling, garage and shed.


  1. 19/03768/FUL – Birchgrove House, 3 Hazel Barrow – Mr Ashley Garside – Erection of timber framed outbuilding


  1. 10/04145/TCA – Ivy Cottage, Rectory Lane – Ash (T1) Remove 2 branches overhanging neighbour'


3.  To receive an update on CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) and payments received by Compton Martin Parish Council.        


12.       Bristol Airport Expansion

a)         To discuss and agree whether Compton Martin Parish Council will join the Parish Councils Airport Association and to confirm who will lead on this topic.


13        Climate Change


To consider and agree

1.      A  Climate Emergency Resolution

2.      To set up a Climate Emergency Working Group and agree Terms of Reference


14.       To receive reports from Councillors who have attended outside meetings and dates of future outside meetings.


o   Chew Valley Area Forum Meeting – 30 September 2019 – 6.00 p.m. The Library, Chew Valley School

o   CVNP Steering Group – 15 July 2019 – 7.30 p.m. Hinton Blewitt Village Hall

·         Saturday 5 October 2019 – ALCA AGM – JHB/Clerk


Future Meetings


·         Parish Liaison Meeting – 30 October 2019


15.       To receive an update from District Councillor Victor Pritchard


16.       Future Dates of Meetings


    • 11 November 2019 – Parish Council Meeting
    • 9 December 2019 – Parish Council Meeting