Agenda – Parish Council Virtual Meeting – 14th December 2020



MEETING TO BE HELD ON: Monday 14th December 2020
ZOOM: Meeting ID: 921 632 8724
Passcode: 839444

You are summoned to attend a virtual meeting of the Parish Council on 14th December at 7pm on Zoom

H Richardson (Mrs) – Clerk to the Parish Council
Date: 8th December 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 9th November 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 (public liability)– Cllr Paul Baxter & Cllr Jenny Gully
b) Allotments – Cllr Mike Daniels
c) Climate Emergency working group – Cllr Dawn Custance
d) Dog bins – Cllr Mike Daniels
e) Memorial Hall – Cllr Paul Baxter
f) Litter Picks & Bags – Cllr Tracey Jones
g) PCAA – Cllr Tony Heaford

7. Matters for discussion/decision:
a) To discuss the proposal in principle to create a new safe footway from the Memorial Hall playing fields to the school
b) To review CIL projects to be put forward for consultation
c) To approve expenditure for renewable energy audit by Bath and West Community Energy (BWCE)
d) To approve level of donation to support CPRE Avon & Bristol this year. (Suggested level £100)

8. Reports:
a) Clerks Progress Report.
b) Chairman’s Report
c) ALCA meeting -Thursday 3rd December
d) Tennis Club Report and plans for replacement Hut

9. Planning:
a) Applications to consult:
i. 20/04295/TCA.: The Former Thomas A Becket’s Church, Church Street, Pensford. Yew(T1) – Crown Reduction. The height of the tree will remain the same. Width of the canopy after the works would be 40ft approx.
ii. 20/04269/FUL: 51 Hillcrest, Pensford. Erection of Two Storey side & Rear extension following demolition of existing single storey side extension and conservatory.
iii. 20/04412/LBA: 189 Publow Lane, Woollard. Internal alterations for remodelling and refurbishment.
iv. 20/P/2896/APPCON: Bristol Airport, North Side Road, Felton, Wrington. Submission of addendum to Environmental Statement and associated documents by Bristol Airport Limited in relation to its appeal against the decision of North Somerset Council on 13/3/20 to refuse planning application 18/P/5118/OUT.
b) Decision Notification:
i. 20/4012/TCA 2 Hillside, Publow Lane, Woollard,
T1 (Willow) – Cut back lateral branches emanating from main trunk angled at approx. 40 degrees by approx. 3m. NO OBJECTION
ii. 20/03785/TCA: 144 High Street, Pensford.
T1 (Eucalytpus gunnii) – Removal of dead wood, crown reduction of over extended branches by 2m
iii. 20/3846/FUL: 39 Hillcrest Pensford.
Erection of 1 no 4 bed dwelling. PERMIT
c) Other Planning Matters
i) Update from Resourceful Energy Anaerobic Ltd

10. Financial Matters:
a) To approve the financial Report:
b) To approve Payments to be authorised at November meeting:

Payee Description Amount
DPM Lucas Grass cutting the green (November) £40
Water2Business Allotment Water £56.82
Janette Stephenson Defibrillator – batteries & pads – (retrospective) £233.77
Mark McMullen Footpath Officer £80
Mrs Helen Richardson Clerk Salary (November Payroll) £719.21
Mrs Helen Richardson Reimburse Zoom subscription (November) £4.80
HMRC  Q3 Total  £637.10

c) To discuss the draft budget 2021-2022

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

12. To Note Future Meetings:
Parish Liaison – Wednesday 24 March, Wednesday 14 July or Wednesday 21 July, Wednesday 13 October 2021

DATE OF NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: Scheduled Monday 11th January 2021