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Agenda - 8 April 2019

You are summoned to the Meeting of


8 April 2019

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

·         11 March 2019


5.         1.         Correspondence/Emails.

·         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 – April 2019






Refreshments for the Annual Parish Meeting - 2019






ALCA  - Annual subscription for 2019/20






Viking Direct – Stationery for new parish councillors


6.         Accounts for the Year Ended 31st March 2019

    1. To receive the accounts for the year ended 31st March 2019.
    2. To receive an update on the Internal Audit of the Parish Council Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2019.
    3. To confirm and approve that the Parish Council wish to certify themselves as exempt from a limited assurance review under Section 9 of the Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulation 2015.
    4. The Chairman of Compton Martin Parish Council to sign the Certificate of Exemption, to be completed by smaller authorities where the higher of gross income or gross expenditure did not exceed £25,000 in the year of account ended 31 March 2019.


7.         Update on Nominations for the position of Parish Councillors for Compton Martin

·         To receive and update on nominations

 8.         To receive Updates from Working Parties

            1. Coombe View and The Batch

·         To receive an update regarding the grass cutting arrangements for 2019/20.

            2. The Pond  

            3. Highways  

·         To receive an update and consider tenders sent out regarding work to bus shelters – (Report distributed to councillors)

·         To receive an update regarding the painting of the Village Pump

·         (Report distributed to councillors)

·         To consider the work cutting of the hedge and verge from Mendip Villas to Leamon Cottage.

            4. Broadband

9          Annual Parish Meeting – 24th April 2019

·         To consider the final agenda


10.       Planning Applications

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

  1. 17/00075/FUL – Land between Leamon Cottage and Mendip Villas, The Street, Compton Martin.  The erection of 10no dwelling houses, including access on to The Street, 24no of street parking spaces, and associated soft/hard landscaping.  – Revised Landscape Proposals – PERMITTED
  2. Application No: 19/00582/TCA, Springfield House Tree Works Notification – Beech Tree Crown Lift and Crown Reduce. – NO OBJECTION
  3. Application No: 19/00598/TCA Brid House, The Street – Goat Wilow – Repollard.  Leylandeii Group 1 – Reduce.  Leylandeii Group 2 – Remove.  – NO OBJECTION
  4. Application No: 19/00750/TCA – Ivy Cottage, Rectory Lane – Cypress, Silver Birch and Cherry – Fell.  Apple – Crown Reduce and prune


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

  1. 19/00899/FUL – The Barn, Unregistered Property, The Street, Compton Martin, Erection of single storey side extension with link to existing garage and hip roof following removal of dormer window and sloping roof section. Mr and Mrs Michael Weaver.
  2. 18/02543/FUL - Chew Valley Lake Walking and Cycle Trail for walkers and cyclists around Chew Valley Lake (including associated engineering works) NOW AMENDED SUCH THAT THE EASTERN SECTION AND SOUTHERN SECTION ARE NOW EXCLUDED FROM THE APPLICATION.  PERMISSION NOW SOUGHT FOR NORTH-WEST SECTION ONLY.   Applicant – Sustrans Limited –  NEW DRAWINGS AND REPORT
  3. 19/01074/TCA – Tree Trimming Works for Western Power – Streamside, Mill Lane, Compton Martin – Trimming of a Eucalyptus away from the LV conductor


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

12.       To receive an update from District Councillor Victor Pritchard

13.       Future Dates of Meetings

24 April 2019 – Annual Parish Meeting


13 May 2019 – Annual Parish Council Meeting