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Agenda – Parish Council Virtual Meeting – 16th April 2020 (with notes)

Updated version with on-line ID and explanatory notes


MEETING TO BE HELD ON THURSDAY 16th APRIL 2020 ONLINE: Meeting ID: 861 0821 3612

You are summoned to attend a virtual meeting of the Parish Council on 16th April 2020 at 7.30 pm using the online platform Zoom

H Richardson (Mrs) – Clerk to the Parish Council Date: 8th April 2020

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 Parish 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.

1. Members of the public

2. 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 meetings held on Monday 9th March 2020 and the 6th April 2020 as a true & fair record

5. To receive an update on district matters from Cllr P May

6. To receive any updates on current matters:

a) Memorial Hall-Cllr Paul Baxter
b) Community Speedwatch – Cllr Mike Daniels
c) Fingerposts – Cllr Janette Stephenson
d) Vintage Phone Box – Cllr Paul Baxter & Cllr Jenny Gully
e) Defibrillators – Cllr Janette Stephenson
f) Allotments – Cllr Mike Daniels
g) Review of speed limit through Woollard & Publow – Cllr Janette Stephenson & Cllr Paul May
h) Climate Emergency working group – Cllr Dawn Custance

7. Matters for discussion/decision:

a) To consider extending the delegation of the council decisions to the Clerk during the period of restricted activity declared by the Government in respect of the Covid 19 virus, Such delegation, in line with the agreed procedure, to enable the council to fulfil its responsibility to its residents.

b) To agree process for responding to Local Plan Partial Update & Draft Statement of community involvement

c) To receive an update on the community response to the Covid-19 outbreak & the support available to residents.

8. Reports:

a) Clerks Progress Report.
b) Chairman’s Report

9. Planning:

a) Applications to consult: 20/01339/FUL Sunningdale, Woollard Lane. Erection of two storey rear extension.

b) Decision Notification:


10. Financial Matters:

i) To approve the financial Report.

ii) To approve Payments to be authorised at February meeting:
Dom Lowe Footpaths (March) £80
Mrs Helen Richardson Clerk Salary (April) £745.54

11. Items of Report to carry forward to the next Meeting:

12. To Note Future Meetings:
PCAA – Thursday 19th March 2020 (cancelled)
Parish Liaison – Tuesday 31st March 2020 (cancelled)
B&NES ALCA meeting – Thursday 11th June 2020 Avon Room, Saltford Parish Hall
Parish Liaison – Thursday 16th July 2020
B&NES ALCA meeting – Thursday 3rd September 2020
Parish Liaison – Thursday 22nd October 2020


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