Parish Council Agenda – 14th February 2022



Meeting to be held on Monday 14th February 2022 at 7 pm in the Village Hall


You are summoned to attend a meeting of the Parish Council on Monday 14th February 2022 at 7pm in the Village Hall.

H Richardson (Mrs) – Clerk to the Parish Council
Date: 8th February 2022

1. Public Participation – Due to Covid, Members of Public are asked to inform the Clerk if you wish to attend.
(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 10th January 2022 as a true & fair record

5. Planning:

a) Applications to consult:

i) 21/05455/FUL: Coombe House, Church Street, Pensford, Change of use, restoration and extension from commercial and residential storage to one dwelling (Use Class C3)
b) Decision Notification:
i) 21/03207/FUL: Tyning House, Hursley Hill, Publow. Erection of detached dwelling following demolition of existing HMO property. REFUSED

6. Matters for discussion/decision:

a) To receive a report from the Climate working group on the community energy project and to approve a letter of support to accompany the next stage of funding.
b) To approve expenditure of £59.50 for printing of flyers for the climate working group.
c) To receive an update on B&NES maintenance of damaged Bus Shelter
d) To approve expenditure of £118.80 (inc VAT) for replacement defibrillator pads.
e) To agree increase for the Footpath officer to £85 per month from April 1st.
f) To approve grant application from the Evergreens for £100 for the Queens Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

7. Financial Matters

a) To approve the financial Report:
b) To approve Payments to be authorised at February meeting:

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

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

Payee Mrs Helen Richardson
Description Reimburse Zoom subscription
Amount £4.80
VAT to Reclaim N

Payee Number One Electrical
Description Investigate & repair lighting to Defib box
Amount £131.94
VAT to Reclaim Y

Payee Mike Daniels
Description Reimburse Refuse Sacks for bins
Amount £56.02
VAT to Reclaim Y

Payee Janette Stephenson
Description Reimburse Defib Pads (awaiting invoice)
Amount £118.80
VAT to Reclaim Y

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

9. To receive reports/updates on current matters: (Report to be circulated prior to the meeting)
a) Allotments – Cllr Mike Daniels
b) Climate Emergency working group– Cllr Dawn Custance
c) Memorial Hall-Cllr Paul Baxter
d) PCAA – Cllr Tony Heaford
e) Clerks Progress Report
f) Chairman’s Report

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

11. To Note Future Meetings