Parish Council Agenda – 11th March 2024

PUBLOW WITH PENSFORD PARISH COUNCIL

AGENDA

MEETING TO BE HELD ON MONDAY 11th March 2024 at 7:00 PM IN THE MEMORIAL HALL, PUBLOW LANE, PENSFORD.

TO ALL PARISH COUNCILLORS:
You are summoned to attend a meeting of the Parish Council on Monday 11th March 2024 at 7pm in the Village Hall.
H Richardson (Mrs) – Clerk to the Parish Council
Date: 5th March 2024

Public Participation – Members of Public are asked to inform the Clerk if you wish to attend. (15 minutes Maximum): Please note that prior to the official business of the meeting; members of the Parish are welcome to raise any Parish issues. Please inform the Clerk providing name, address and subject matter no later than 24 hrs prior to the meeting if you wish to arrange a speaking slot. Please keep your speech to a maximum of 3 minutes. Additionally, the applicant or their agent may verbally present planning applications. You are not guaranteed a slot if you do not book in advance. Please note the Parish Council cannot make a decision on items that are not on the agenda, but items may be put forward for the agenda for the next meeting.

48.1. To receive apologies for absence.

48.2. To receive notification of any members’ personal or prejudicial interest in any item on the agenda.

48.3. To confirm minutes of the previous meeting held on Monday 12th February 2024 as a true & fair record

48.4. Planning:

a) Applications to Consult:
i) 24/00539/FUL. 189 Publow Lane, Woollard: Attic conversion to include new stair from first floor, internal insulation to roof and conservation rooflights on rear elevation. Alterations to openings on the ground floor to swap existing front door and adjacent window, and to enlarge window on front elevation to width of original front door. Ground floor extension to rear that extends below garden level. Existing garage demolished and rebuilt at lower ground level, with raised parapet wall above to make garden behind safe from falling. New garden room above kitchen to provide access to rear garden at higher level.
ii) 24/00540/LBC. 189 Publow Lane, Woollard. Attic conversion to include new stair from first floor, internal insulation to roof and conservation rooflights on rear elevation. Alterations to openings on the ground floor to swap existing front door and adjacent window, and to enlarge window on front elevation to width of original front door. Ground floor extension to rear that extends below garden level. Existing garage demolished and rebuilt at lower ground level, with raised parapet wall above to make garden behind safe from falling. New garden room above kitchen to provide access to rear garden at higher level.

b) Decision Notification:
i) 23/04223/PIP. Jat Environmental Reclamation Ltd, Pensford Hill,: A Permission in Principle Planning Application for the Erection of up to 4 New Build Dwellinghouses (Use Class C3) and Associated Infrastructure at JAT Reclamation. REFUSE.

48.5. Matters for Discussion:

a) To confirm the expenditure to replace the gatepost in the Allotments.
b) To agree response to B&NES Local Plan Consultation.
c) To resolve to start court proceedings against Solving Communications
d) To review level of rent for the allotments
e) To resolve to order a portrait of the King.
f) To review proposed 20mph speed limit for Publow Lane.
g) To consider temporary closure of parking in Pensford Lane during road closure in Stanton Drew.
h) To discuss the advertising sign on A37 which blocks the village sign.
i) To approve expenditure of up to £60 to replace the emergency kits at the defibrillators at the Post Office and Hillcrest.

48.6. Financial Matters:

a) To approve the Financial Report
b) To approve Payments to be authorised at March meeting:

Payee Mark McMullen
Description Footpath Officer (FEB)
Amount £85
VAT TO RECLAIM N/A

Payee Helen Richardson
Description Clerk Salary (MARCH)
Amount £864.63
VAT TO RECLAIM N/A

Payee Pensford Memorial Hall
Description RENT
Amount £385
VAT TO RECLAIM N/A

48.7. B&NES Ward Councillor: To receive an update on district matters from Cllr P May

48.8. To receive reports/updates on current matters:

a. PCAA
b. Allotments
c. Parish Council Working Group
d. ANPR
e. Defibrillators
f. Metal Miners
g. Chew Valley Forum
h. Clerks Progress Report
i. Chairman’s Report

48.9. Items of report to carry forward to the next meeting.

48.10. To Note Future Meetings
ALCA Meeting 11th June
Parish Liaison 20th March, 19th June, 18th Sept.

DATE OF NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: 8th April 2024