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Agenda - 13 January 2020

You are summoned to the Meeting of


13 January 2020

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.         Receive declarations of interest in the agenda


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

·         9 December 2019 –  Parish Council Meeting


5.         Correspondence/Emails/Payments

To consider the donation to the Parish Council of £281.80 received in memory of Rex Chapman


                        To confirm the following payments and signing of cheques:


Cheque No or Standing Order

Cheque signed by




VAT Reclaim

Payee and Description

13 01 20






Mrs E Griffiths Clerk’s Salary – January 2020






Stationery – Viking






Cartridge People – Ink Cartridges






Just Projects – Bulb for projector


6.         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 and budget figures for 2020/21.

b)      To receive an update regarding the painting of the Village Pump.

c)      To receive an update on the cutting of the hedge and verge at Leamon Cottage, and to confirm budget figures for 2020/21.

d)   To receive an update regarding the treeworks at Coombe View.


            2. Highways  

·         Receive an update on

o   the meeting with developers of Mendip View

o   other highway issues


            3. Climate change

·         To confirm the public meeting to be held on the 22 January in the School Room and to consider advertising the event.


7.         Budget for 2020/21

1.      To receive a Payments and Receipts Account to 31 December 2019

2.      To receive and agree any changes to the 2020/21 budget from Working Parties

3.      To confirm changes to the budget for 2020/21.


8.         2020/21 Budget

1.  To formally agree the 2020/21 budget.


9.         The Parish Precept for 2020/21

  1. To consider the Parish Precept for 2019/20


10.       To formally approve the Parish Precept for 2019/20


11.       Planning Applications


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


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

·         19/05034/FUL - Elm Cottage, The Street, Compton Martin – Mr Rupert Robinson – Erection of 1no 4 bed dwelling with double garage and driveway. PERMITTED

·         19/05112/TCA – Feltham Lodge, The Coombe – Mr Bennett - Copper Beech (T1-T2) Crown lift all round to 3.5m.  Remove two low limbs over access to property General Maintenance.  Silver Birch (T4, T5, T6) Crown lift to 2.5m secondary laterals only.  NO OBJECTION


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

·         None received at the time of publishing agenda


12.       CIL Payments

·         To receive an update


13.       Parish Council Airport Association

a)         To receive an update - 3rd December 2019 – Bristol Airport Community Review    


14.       5G Mobile Coverage in Rural Areas

·         To consider and approve a Precautionary Principal covering 5G

·         To confirm the Parish Council’s wish to put this forward as an agenda item for the Parish Liaison Meeting.


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


            Future Meetings – ALCA and Parish Liaison

            ALCA – Wednesday 5 February – Agenda Items?

            Parish Liaison meeting Tuesday 31st March  


            Dates of ALCA Training

            Sat 25 January 2020 – Being a Good Councillor Course – 9.45-12.30 Saltford Village Hall

            Wed 12 February 2020 – Skills for Chairmen – 1900 – 21.30 – Coalpit Heath



16.       To receive an update from District Councillor Victor Pritchard


17.       Future Dates of Parish Council Meetings



  • 10 February 2020 – Parish Council Meeting
  • 24 February 2020 – Chew Valley Area Forum
  • 9 March 2020 – Parish Council Meeting