Agenda – Parish Council Virtual Meeting – 12th October 2020




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You are summoned to attend a virtual meeting of the Parish Council on 12th October 2020 at 7 pm on Zoom

H Richardson (Mrs) – Clerk to the Parish Council Date: 6th October 2020

1. Public Participation-
(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.

2. To receive apologies for absence.

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

4. To confirm minutes of the previous meeting held on Monday 7th September 2020 as a true & fair record

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

6. To receive any updates on current matters:
a) Vintage Phone Box – Cllr Paul Baxter & Cllr Jenny Gully
b) Allotments – Cllr Mike Daniels
c) Climate Emergency working group 6-month Report – Cllr Dawn Custance
d) Dog bins –Cllr Mike Daniels
e) Memorial Hall-Cllr Paul Baxter
f) Litter Picks – Cllr Janette Stephenson

7. Matters for discussion/decision:
a) To receive a report on the Footpath Officer position.
b) To approve a grant of £300 for the PCAA towards legal costs opposing the appeal hearing for the expansion of the airport from 10 Million Passengers per annum to 12 million Passengers per annum.
c) To consider a proposal for additional Parking at the Memorial Hall.
d) To discuss the prevalence of mink in the river.
e) To discuss preparations for Remembrance Day.
f) To support the planting of Purple Crocus on the Village green & the Belluton Junction.

8. Reports:
a) Clerks Progress Report.
b) Chairman’s Report
c) ALCA AGM -Saturday 10th October 10.30am.

9. Planning:
a) Applications to consult:

i) 20/03399/TCA: The Hollies Pensford Hill, Pensford. T1(Ash)- Remove Side limb to wall height, side prune remaining to clear electrical distribution lines.

b) Decision Notification:
i) 20/0242/FUL: Land to the North of the Orchard, High Street, Pensford Erection of a 3 bed dwelling with parking (resubmission) REFUSE

c) Other Planning Issues:

i) Pre-application consultation for land north of the Orchard, High Street Pensford (amended plans)

10. Financial Matters:
i) To approve the financial Report & 6 month Budget review:
ii) To approve Payments to be authorised at November meeting:
Payee Description Amount
DPM Lucas Grass cutting the green (August) £40
Chew Valley East News Advertisement for Climate Group £35
Mrs Helen Richardson Clerk Salary (September) £719.01
Mrs Helen Richardson Reimburse Zoom subscription (October) £4.80

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

12. To Note Future Meetings:
Parish Liaison – Thursday 22nd October 6.30pm 2020
Chew Valley Forum – 2nd November 6pm

DATE OF NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: Scheduled Monday 9th November 2020