Dates of meetings
Agenda - 13 June 2022
Agenda - 19 May 2022 Annual Parish Council Meeting
Agenda - 9 May 2022
Agenda - 11 April 2022
Agenda - 14 March 2022
Agenda - 22 February 2022 Extraordinary Meeting
Agenda - 14 February 2022
Agenda - 10 January 2022
December 2021 meeting Cancelled
Agenda - 8 November 2021
Agenda - 11 October 2021
Agenda - 13 September 2021
Agenda - 22 June
Agenda - 4 May 2021
Agenda - 20 April 2021
Agenda - 12 April 2021 - Cancelled
Agenda - 8 March 2021
Agenda - 8 February 2021
Agenda - 11 January 2021
Agenda - 14 December 2020
Agenda - 9 November 2020
Agenda - 12 October 2020
Agenda - 14 September 2020
Protocol on Filming/recording meetings
Parishioners Information wishing to attend pc meetings
Agenda - 9 November 2020

You are summoned to the Meeting of


Monday 9 November 2020 – 7.15 p.m.


The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”) came into force on the 4 April 2020.


The 2020 Regulations enable parish councils to hold remote meetings (including by video and telephone conferencing for a specified period until May 2021).


Compton Martin Parish Council will be using


If members of the public wish to remotely join the meeting, please use the following


Meeting ID: 885 5098 7414

Password:  108642


Please note there is a need to deal with the public participation session in a different way, if any member of the public which to raise an issue, please email the clerk,

by 5.00 p.m. on Friday 06 November 2020.




1.         To receive and accept apologies for absence                     

2.         Receive declarations of interest in the agenda

3.         To consider items put forward by members of the public

4.         To approve the minutes of the previous meetings (Minutes to be signed at a later date)

·         12 October 2020 – Parish Council Meeting


5.         To receive a report and update regarding the retirement of the Clerk and vacancy.


6.         To receive an update on the removal of the notice board at Mendip Villas.


7.         Completion of the External Audit for Compton Martin Parish Council for the year ended 31 March 2020

·         To receive an update from the Clerk


8.         To discuss the resignation of Councillor Liane Livingstone and the pending resignation of Councillor Halling-Brown and the process to be followed in order to recruit replacement parish councillors.


9.         Correspondence


·         Acknowledgement letter received from Jacob Rees Mogg regarding the parish council’s letter - financial assistance to the Church

·         To consider a Community Transport Grant Application for April 2021 – March 2022 from Midsomer Norton and Radstock Dial A Ride. 

·         To consider and approve the purchase of the 12th edition of Charles Arnold Baker at a reduced rate if £119.99 with free postage if ordered before 4 December 2020



10.       Finance and Payments

To receive



Cheque No

Cheque signed by




VAT Reclaim

Payee and Description







Mrs E Griffiths Clerk’s Salary – November 2020






Primrose Garden Maintenance –

Grass Cutting – July 2020






PKF Littlejohn LLP – External Audit of the Parish Councils Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2020






Zoom November



11.       To receive a further update and consider recommendations from the Finance Working Party with regard to online banking.


12.       To receive an update on the possible formation of a Community Speedwatch Scheme for Compton Martin.


13.       To receive further updates regarding:


  1. The Climate and Nature Emergency Working Party
  2. The Coronavirus Support Network in Compton Martin
  3. PCAA
  4. To receive an update regarding the painting of the Village Pump
  5. To receive an update regarding the

·         Treeworks on Coombe View

·         Recent request received from a parishioner regarding the supply trees and a bench


14.       Planning Applications


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


1.      20/02737/FUL Mr and Mrs Matthews – Erection of a stable block for equestrian use incidental to the enjoyment of the dwelling. – PERMITTED WITH CONDITIONS (20/03495/COND Currently on B&NES website covering lighting and tree plan.  Conditions pending consideration)

2.      20/03408/TCA – Leamon Cottage, The Street, canopy reduction.  Silver Birch – NO OBJECTION

3.      20/03304/FUL – Mr P Durbin, Bickfield Farm, Bickfield Lane – erection of an agricultural building to form a milking parlour complex with associated works. PENDING

4.      20.03305/FUL – Mr P Durbin, Bickfield Farm – erection of an agricultural building to be used as a collecting yard with associated works.PENDING

5.      20/03264/FUL – Mr P Durbin, Bickfield Farm, erection of an agricultural building to be used as a calving yard with associated works.PENDING



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


·         No planning applications received at the time of publishing the agenda.


15. Update from District Councillor Victor Pritchard


16. Date of the next Parish Council Meeting

·         All meetings to be held remotely until further notice.


                        14 December 2020

                        11 January 2021