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Agenda – Parish Council Virtual Meeting – 8th March 2021



ZOOM: Meeting ID: 921 632 8724
Passcode: 839444

You are summoned to attend a virtual meeting of the Parish Council on 8th March 2021 at 7pm on Zoom
H Richardson (Mrs) – Clerk to the Parish Council
Date: 2nd March 2021

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 8th February 2021 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 – Cllr Dawn Custance
d) Dog bins – Cllr Mike Daniels
e) Memorial Hall – Cllr Paul Baxter
f) Clerks Appraisal – Cllr Steve Filer
g) Liveable Neighbourhoods Working Group
h) PCAA – Cllr Tony Heaford

7. Matters for discussion/decision:
a) To consider proposals for the use of the CIL Fund.
b) To agree the update to the Parish Path Agency Agreement
c) To agree in principle to the installation of proposed bollards at Birchwood Lane and confirm forward maintenance plan.

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

9. Planning:

a) Applications to consult:
i) 21/00419/EFUL:Resourceful Earth Ltd, Charlton Field Lane, Queen Charlton: Development of an Anaerobic Digester Facility (including retention of the existing Feedstock Reception Building, Digester Tank (x5), Storage Tank, CHP Engine (x4), Transformer, GRP Substation, GRP Technical Room (x5) and Gas Equipment) to produce both gas and electricity for injection into the local grid networks, alongside the restoration of the former Queen Charlton Quarry Site with ecological and landscape enhancements.
ii) 21/00606/FUL. Land Adjacent To River Chew, Hunstrete Lane, Woollard: Change of use to dual use (agricultural/commercial) and site Shepherd’s hut used ancillary to Bell Farm Alpacas and as cafe (Retrospective)

b) Decision Notification:
i) 20/04269/FUL. 51 Hillcrest, Pensford: Erection of two storey side extension following demolition of existing single storey side extension and conservatory. APPLICATION PERMITTED

c) Other Planning Matters:
i) Report of a Stable on Woollard Lane, being used as a dwelling.

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

Payee Mark McMullen
Description Footpath Officer
Amount £80
VAT to reclaim N

Payee Mrs Helen Richardson
Description Clerk Salary (February Payroll) TBC
Amount £719.21
VAT to reclaim N

Payee Mrs Helen Richardson
Description Reimburse Zoom subscription (January)
Amount £4.80
VAT to reclaim N

Payee Parish News
Description Grant Towards cost of printing
Amount £200
VAT to reclaim N

Payee Avon Local Councils Association
Description Annual Subscription
Amount £278.51
VAT to reclaim N

Payee Sally Daniels reimburse
Description Allotment Gate (£45) & 6 Waste Bins (£390)
Amount £435
VAT to reclaim N

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
West of England Mass Transit Project: Transforming the region’s transport network. Thursday 11 March at 1:30 – 2:30pm.
B&NES Rural Landscape Character Assessment Review and Landscape Strategy Stakeholder Consultation Workshop : Tuesday 16th March