Parish Council Agenda – 9th March 2020





You are summoned to attend a meeting of the Parish Council on 9th March 2020 at 7.15 pm at Memorial Hall Publow Lane Pensford

H Richardson (Mrs) – Clerk to the Parish Council Date: 3rd March 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 Monday 10th February 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) Litter Pick- 4th & 5th April – Cllr Janette Stephenon
f) Parking Leaflet – Cllr Steve Filer
g) Defibrillators – Cllr Janette Stephenson
h) Allotments – Cllr Mike Daniels
I) Review of speed limit through Woollard & Publow – Cllr Janette Stephenson & Cllr Paul May

7. Matters for discussion/decision:

a) To confirm membership of ‘Climate Emergency Working group’ and to agree terms of reference.
b) To discuss the installation of new dog bins
c) To consider a report of unauthorised development on the High Street.
d) To resolve to change the date of the next meeting to Monday 6th April.
e) To resolve to work with ‘Young Bristol’ and invite the ‘Youth Club on Wheels’ to work with the young people in the Parish.

8. Reports:

a) Clerks Progress Report. – Clerk
b) Report from Chew Valley Forum – 24th Feb
c) Chairman’s Report

9. Planning:

a) Applications to consult:

i) 19/04752/FULL 40 Hillcrest, Pensford: Demolition of existing double garage and creation of a new one bedroom bungalow.

ii) 20/00562/AR, Rising Sun, Church Street, Pensford: Erection of 1no externally illuminated projecting panel and 2no non-illuminated amenity and directional signs.

iii) 20/00862/NMA.49 Hillcrest, Pensford: Non Material Amendment attached to application 18/02761/FUL allowed on appeal 05 March 2019 (Erection of a two storey dwelling) (For information Only – No consultation)

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 £80 (Awaiting Invoice)
Mrs Helen Richardson Clerk Salary March £674.45 (awaiting Payslip)
NEST Pension £63.53 (Awaiting Payslip)
HMRC Tax & NI (Awaiting Payslip)
Mrs Helen Richardson Imprest & Mileage £18 per month & 45p/mile
Titan Internet WordPress hosting yearly £240(£40 VAT to reclaim)
ALCA Annual Subscription £229.51
ALCA Training – Skills for Chairmen 12th Feb £40
J Stephenson(Reimburse) Refreshments and Wine for Defib Training £9.36
J Bragg Bus ticket & Mileage to Solicitors (24/1/20) £12.20

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

12. To Note Future Meetings:

PCAA – Thursday 19th March 2020
Parish Liaison – Tuesday 31st March 2020
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
DATE OF NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: Monday 6th April 2020 (tbc)