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Agenda – Parish Council Virtual Meeting – 27th July 2020


ZOOM: Meeting ID: 921 632 8724
Passcode: 839444

You are summoned to attend a virtual meeting of the Parish Council on 27th July 2020 at 7.00 pm using the online platform Zoom
H Richardson (Mrs) – Clerk to the Parish Council Date: 21st July 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 meeting held on Thursday 8th June 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) Vintage Phone Box – Cllr Paul Baxter & Cllr Jenny Gully
b) Allotments – Cllr Mike Daniels
c) Climate Emergency working group – Cllr Dawn Custance
d) Coronavirus

7. Matters for discussion/decision:
a) To replace the position of Footpath Officer following resignation.
b) To discuss the footpath behind the Rising Sun
c) To confirm the distribution of Anti-Litter Signs

8. Reports:
a) Clerks Progress Report.
b) Chairman’s Report

9. Planning:

a) Applications to consult:
i) 20/02420/FUL 20/01839/TCA: Land To North Of The Orchard High Street Pensford. Erection of a 3 bed dwelling with parking. (Resubmission)

b) Decision Notification:
i) 19/02919/MINW: Resourceful Earth Ltd Charlton Field Lane, Queen Charlton. A revised layout and design to the existing AD Plant (approved under 13/04126/MINW) with removal of all bund walling, ponds and soil & stock piles on site with introduction of hard standing, parking, bund walling, silage clamps, CNG gas compressing compound, digestate storage bunker and associated digestate lagoon, gas. WITHDRAWN

ii) 20/01839/TCA: Kingfisher House Culvery Lane Pensford
Norway Spruce – Fell. NO OBJECTION

iii) 20/01571/CLEU: Sunny Acres Woollard Lane Publow
Use of Annexe attached to Sunny Acres as a separate dwelling (Certificate of Lawfulness for an Existing Use). LAWFUL

10. Financial Matters:

i) To approve the financial Report.

ii) To approve Payments to be authorised at June meeting:

Dom Lowe Footpaths (July) £96.30
DPM Lucas Cut the Green (June) £40
Water2business Water for allotments £41.64
Umang Patel Plants £20
Mrs Helen Richardson Clerk Salary (July) £719.01
H Richardson – Reimburse: Zoom Subscription £4.80

Audit Documents 2020

iii) To receive the Internal Auditors Report
iv) To approve the public rights inspection period.
i) To approve the Accounting Governance Statement
ii) To approve & Sign the Annual Return for YE 31 March 2020 (Unaudited) Sect 2
iii) To sign Certificate of Exemption (Gross expenditure does not exceed £25,000)

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

12. To Note Future Meetings:
B&NES ALCA meeting – Thursday 3rd September 2020
Parish Liaison – Thursday 22nd October 2020

DATE OF NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: Scheduled Monday 10th August 2020