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Agenda - 9 March 2020

You are summoned to the Meeting of


9 March 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

·         10 February 2020 – Parish Council Meeting


5.         Correspondence/Emails/Payments

·         Update on information received from Public Health England re Coronavirus.


                        To confirm the following payments and signing of cheques:


Cheque No or Standing Order

Cheque signed by




VAT Reclaim

Payee and Description







Mrs E Griffiths Clerk’s Salary – March 2020






HMRC – PAYE – Jan-Mar 2020






ALCA – Chairman Course






Hire Charge Village Hall 2019/20


6.         Parish Councillor Vacancy


·         To receive an update on the parish councillor vacancy arising in April 2020


7.         To receive Updates from Working Parties


1. To review the

·         Working Party structures and to confirm the appointment of members

·         To consider introducing an extra paragraph to the terms of reference for each working party confirming the parish council’s declaration of a Climate Emergency for confirmation at the Annual Parish Council Meeting in May 2020.


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

a)      To receive an update regarding the grass cutting arrangements

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.

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

3. Highways  

·         Receive an update on

o   Highway issues

            4. Climate Emergency

·         To receive an update on progress of the newly formed Working Party


8.         Planning Applications

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


      Confirmation received from B&NES that no objections to the name Mendip Orchard.


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

·         20/00747/TCA Tree Works Notification in Conservation Area – Streamside, Mill Lane, Compton Martin.  Reduce back selected branches of Eucalyptus, Hazel and Maple.

Applicant – Edward Mann.

·         20/00801/FUL – Chew Valley Hire Woodwick Farm.  Replacement of self-contained dwelling and extension of existing office unit following the demolition of a residential mobile home and stables.

Applicant Mr H Wilson


9.         CIL Payments

·         To receive an update


10.       Parish Council Airport Association

a)         To receive an update, if any.


11.       April 2020 Parish Council Meeting and Annual Parish Meeting

·         Confirm dates for parish council meetings for 2020/21 and the date of the annual Parish Meeting – Wednesday 29th April.


12.       Annual Footpath Walk

·         To confirm a date and arrangements for the 2020 Annual Footpath Walk and as agreed to incorporate the Great British Spring Clean.


13.       To receive reports from Councillors/Clerk who have attended outside meetings and dates of future outside meetings.

·         12 February 2020 – Skills for Chairmen - Coalpit Heath

·         24 February 2020 – Chew Valley Area Forum

Future Meetings

·         14 March 2020 – Keynsham Climate Change and Environment Showcase

·         31 March 2020 - Parish Liaison meeting – JG – Meet the Planners from 5.30 p.m.


14.       To receive an update from District Councillor Victor Pritchard


15.       Future Dates of Parish Council Meetings

o   6 April 2020 – Parish Council Meeting

o   29 April 2020 – Annual Parish Meeting