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 - 20 April 2021

You are summoned to the Meeting of


Monday 20 April 2021 – 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: 836 7107 0855

 Passcode: 705604


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 9 April 2021




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)

·         8 March 2021 – Parish Council Meeting 

5.      To receive an update from the Clerk regarding:

·         Future Dates of Parish Council Meetings

·         Councillor Responsibilities

·         Training for New Councillors

·         New Laptop

·         Payroll Agency

6.      To receive an update on the transfer of banking facilities from NatWest to Unity Trust Bank and to confirm the final transfer of funds from NatWest to Unity Bank


7.      Accounts for the Year Ended 31st March 2021

To receive the accounts for the year ended 31st March 2021

  1. To receive an update on the internal audit of the parish council accounts for the year ended 31st March 2021.
  2. To confirm that the Parish Council IS NOT exempt from a limited assurance review under Section 9 of the Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulation 2015.

8.      Finance and Payments


1.      To receive confirmation that Bank Reconciliations covering April – March 2021 have been signed     


2.      To agree the following payments for March 2021



Cheque No

Cheque signed by




VAT Reclaim

Payee and Description


Cheque No

Cheque signed by



VAT Reclaim

Payee and Description






Vesela Ilieva – April 2021Saiary






Mrs E Griffiths – April 2021 Salary.






Zoom – Monthly fee






Annual subscription ALCA






Complete Decorating Service, Painting Pump/ Pond Railing






Burlay Aquatic Developments, Pond Clearance






P. Durbin, Pond Clearance


9.      Correspondence Received

1.      A memorial to those who have not survived Coronavirus

2.      Concerns about the speed of traffic in Undertown Lane

3.      The colour of the Village Pump (to be dealt with in Agenda Item 13.5)


10.  To receive an update on the handover from Jane Griffiths to Vesela Ilieva

11.  Pond clearing


12.  To receive an update regarding the painting of the Village Pump



13.  To receive an update regarding Coombe View



14.  To receive further updates regarding:


  1. The Climate and Nature Emergency Working Party
  2. The Coronavirus Support Network in Compton Martin
  3. Parish Councils Airport Association
  4. Highways



15.  To receive an update regarding the hedge and bank at Mendip Orchard

To consider the response received from B&NES regarding this matter and consider further action.




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


1.      21/00355/FUL – The Beeches, The Batch, Compton Martin. Erection of a single storey side extension and installation of 2no Velux to garage roof.  Mr and Mrs S Mabey. PERMIT

2.      21/00878/TCA - Springfield House, The Street, Compton Martin, Bristol. Proposal: T1 Beech-Crown reduce to previous points, Crown thin by 10-20%, Crown lift by 1.5m.


3.      20/04854/FUL – Greenacres Poultry Farm, Erection of an agricultural workers dwelling.  Mr T Wood. PERMIT

4.      20/04960/FUL – Coombe Lea, The Street, Compton Martin – Addition of first floor to existing bungalow – Luke Woolfenden. PERMIT

5.      20/04151/FUL – Greenacres Farm, Bristol Road, Compton Martin.  Erection of a building for a garage and an annexe following removal of stables.  (Resubmission) PERMIT

6.      20/04311/FUL – Orchard Lodge, Highfield Lane, Compton Martin.  Erection of a ground level swimming pool (outdoor and open air) and open sided pool house in the garden.  PENDING


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


 21/00940/FUL - Leamon Cottage, The Street, Compton Martin, Bristol, Bath and North           East Somerset, BS40 6JF. Proposal: Replacement of existing UPVC wood effect doors, windows and glass roof of conservatory with new aluminium wood effect windows and doors, oak frame and clay tiled roof.


18.   Update from District Councillor Victor Pritchard


19.   Date of the next Parish Council Meeting

            4th May 2021 – Annual Parish Council Meeting to be held remotely

            17th May 2021 – Annual Parish Meeting (DATE AND VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED)


            14th June 2021 – Parish Council Meeting (DATE AND VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED)