COMPTON MARTIN PARISH COUNCIL
cmpc_clerk@yahoo.com
Schedule of Payments
9 April 2018
25 April 2018 Annual Parish Meeting
14 May 2018
11 June 2018
9 July 2018
10 September 2018
8 October 2018
9 July 2018

MINUTES OF COMPTON MARTIN PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

HELD ON 9 JULY 2018 AT 7.00 P.M.

IN COMPTON MARTIN VILLAGE HALL

Present

Councillor A Jurkiw (AJ) – Chairman

Councillor K Moore (KM)

Councillor P Shipman (PS)

Councillor E Taylor (ET)

Clerk Jane Griffiths

District Councillor Victor Pritchard (VP)

5 Members of the Public

 

1.         To receive and accept apologies for absence

  • Councillor R Chapman – PCC Meeting
  • Councillor C Craig - Holiday
  • Councillor J Halling-Brown PCC Meeting

 

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)

 

Comments received concerned:

·         Gigaclear

·         Truespeed

 

3.         Receive declarations of interest in the agenda 

·         None Received

                                                                            

4.         To approve and sign the minutes of the previous meeting

·         The minutes relating to the 11th June will be signed at the September meeting.

 

5.         Correspondence and Finance

1.      To receive the internal audit report for 2017/2018 from IAC

·         The Clerk was pleased to report there were no issues brought up from the internal audit other than a minor amendment to the Clerk’s salary.

 

2.      To discuss the letter received in June from Heartsafe.

·         It was agreed that a payment of £58.80 be made to ensure the SmartTag Monitoring Service continues.  With effect from 2018 this will be an annual payment.

 

2.         Confirm the following payments and signing of cheques:

·         It was proposed and seconded to pay the invoice received from Riverside Recordings to cover the cost of a microphone for the HELAA public meeting held on the 25th June 2018.  All in favour.

 

·         It was proposed and seconded that the following payments be made.  All in favour.

 

Date

Cheque No or Standing Order

Cheque signed by

Total

Amount

 

£

VAT Reclaim

Payee and Description

09.07.18

 

001135

ET/KM

640.32

 

Mrs E Griffiths Clerk’s Salary – July  2018

09.07.18

001136

ET/KM

500.00

 

Compton Martin Village Hall – Grant towards the maintenance of the amenity field

09.07.18

001137

ET/KM

500.00

 

Compton Martin PCC – Grants towards the

maintenance of the

Churchyard

09.07.18

001138

ET/KM

200.00

 

South Western Ambulance Service Trust Fund – one off grant towards the cost of equipment for the Chew Valley First Responders

09.07.18

001139

ET/KM

102.00

 

Compton Martin PCC – Hire of the School Room Apr – July 2018

09.07.18

001140

ET/KM

58.80

9.80

AED Locator EU Ltd.  Annual Monitoring fee. See Agenda Item 5.2 above

09.07.18

001142

ET/KM

22.44

3.74

Riverside Recordings – Hite of microphone for HELAA public meeting

01.08.18

001141

ET/KM

534.33

 

Mrs E Griffiths Clerk’s Salary – August 2018

 

6.         Herringbone Wall Project

 

·         The weeds had been sprayed once more and the bank trimmed.  The dry stone wall has been looked at and the damage is not as much as expected.  The wall will be repaired over the summer and the final accounts for work completed will be placed on the agenda for September 2018. 

 

7.         Annual Footpath Walk

 

·         The footpath walk took place in June with 50 walkers and all footpaths walked.  A report will be compiled over the summer and brought to the September meeting before submission to B&NES PROW Officer.  Thanks were expressed to the leaders of each group as it is clear that without their help the footpath walk could not go ahead.  The PCC provided refreshments in aid of the Disabled Access Fund.

 

8.         Planning Applications

 

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

 

18/02027/FUL – Land between Leamon Cottage and Mendip Villas, The Street, Compton Martin.  The erection of 10no dwelling houses, including access on to The Street, off-street parking and associated soft/hard landscaping.

Applicant: Freemantle Developments (Compton Martin) Limited - PENDING

 

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

 

1.   18/02543/FUL - Chew Valley Lake Walking and Cycle Trail for walkers and cyclists around Chew Valley Lake (including associated engineering works)

Applicant – Sustrans Limited

 

Discussion took place regarding this application. It was proposed and seconded that the Parish Council object to this planning application and a draft letter be produced and circulated to all councillors for approval.  The Clerk will confirm the closing date for consultations. 

 

3.   Correspondence regarding Planning Matters and Chew Valley Neighbourhood Plan

 

            1.         Letter from Lisa Bartlett in response to the Chairman’s letter dated 8 March 2018.

2.         Letter sent to the B&NES Planning policy Department on behalf of the 7 parishes involved with the Chew Valley Neighbourhood Plan concerning the CVNP Parking policy dated 30 March 2018.

 

A draft letter will be produced and circulated to all councillors regarding the above and sent with copies of all correspondence.

 

9.         HELAA

·         Notes of the public meeting were circulated to all councillors.  Parishioners are completing and returning feedback forms as requested.  It was agreed that the notes of the meeting should be sent out to all parishioners on the parish council email list and placed on the website.  The closing date for the return of the feedback forms was extended until the end of July to allow parishioners who were on holiday to be able to complete forms.  This item will be placed on the agenda for the September meeting.

 

10.       To receive Updates from Working Parties

            1. Coombe View and The Batch

·         Nothing to report

            2. The Pond

·         Monitoring continues

            3. Highways

·         Concern expressed regarding verge cutting and this was currently being checked out.       

4. Broadband Working Party

·         Considering the comments made in the public participation section of this meeting, the Clerk was asked to write to Gigaclear and request they attend a public meeting in September to precisely explain their requirements.

 

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

·         None

12.       To receive an update from District Councillor Victor Pritchard

 

13.       Future Dates of Meetings

 

·         August - No Scheduled Meeting - Monday 10 September 2018