PC Agenda – April 2015

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FIVEHEAD PARISH COUNCIL

Council Summons and Agenda

Clerk to the Parish Council
Mrs Margaret Knox
01460 281341

A Meeting of the Council will be held in

The Village Hall, Stowey Road, Fivehead

on 13th April 2015

Stonehill
Fivehead
Taunton
TA3 6PA

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC SESSION

  1. APOLOGIES

To receive any apologies for absence (and record approval if appropriate).

To receive any declarations of interest.

  1. MINUTES

To approve the minutes of the Meeting held on the 2nd March 2015. (copy attached).

  1. MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES AND RAISED BY MEMBERS

a) Change of Clerkship. i) Appointment of Mrs J. Wardle as Clerk. To consider preparation of a Contract of Employment. ii) Handover arrangements during May.

b) Fivehead Friendly Society Banner. Response from SSDC (Theresa Oulds) regarding funding.

c) Attendance at i) Water Management Meeting, SSDC. Two places booked no date as yet. ii) Audit seminar, Grant Thornton, at Exeter. One place booked.

d) Repairs to The Pound ref. Cllrs Cavill, Male & Westworth.

e) Vehicles driving over pavement at Millers Orchard / St. Martins Close junction. To receive verbal comment from Baker Dolphin ref. LJ.

f) To consider reviewing the Emergency Plan 1911f.

  1. CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED

a) From SSDC re invitation to attend a Leisure, Play and Youth Strategy Consultation Event at 7pm on 30th April at Guildhall Chard. Two representatives per organisation ref KB.

b) From Mr P Wilson re observed activity at Stillbrook Woodyard and use of water.

c) From Plantlife UK re National Plant Monitoring Scheme (detail emailed).

d) From Martyn Evans Transport and Programmes Group Officer SCC re speed limit on A378.

e) From online advice services re monthly best practice guide to Community Development, free.

f) From Community Catalysts re support for those who want to make a difference for those supporting older people (detail emailed).

g) From St Johns Ambulance Service re request for a donation.

h) From BT re Adopt a Kiosk.

i) From SSDC re Business Rates Discretionary Relief Policy Review (to note).

j) From SLCC re invitation to Roadshow cost £99 + VAT. Alternative cost possible. Salisbury racecourse 1st

  1. REPORTS

a) Playing Field. b) Village Hall. c) SALC.  d) Cemetery Sub Committee.  e) Highways.  f) Rights of Way.

g) Police. h) Clerk. SSDC Local Plan 2006 – 2028 has been adopted. Library Consultation. 608 bus service to be withdrawn from the 21st May 2015 and replaced by Demand Responsive Transport.

  1. PLANNING

Granted (s.t.c.) 14/05630/FUL 1-12 and 14-22 St. Martins Close. Installation of external wall insulation and change of external finishes. Weekly lists – blank.

  1. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE ANNUAL PARISH MEETING 21st April.

Refreshments. To raise a cheque for £25 in respect of the speaker, Mr Hoyland’s charge and travel expenses.

  1. TO RECEIVE THE RISK ASSESSMENT REPORT
  2. FINANCE

To receive the Annual Accounts for circulation. To receive the financial position of the Council.

a) Payments authorised during the previous month:

i) MJ Cavill                                                                 chairman’s expenses                            £50

ii) N Cameron                                                           travel expenses                                       £27

iii)    Mrs M Knox                                                     use of h.a.o & 2/3 bb costs                 £400

(b)     Payments to be authorised:

iv) Mrs M Knox                                                        salary                                                          £270.87

v) FVHMC                                                                  rent February & March x2                  £42

vi) Mr P Hoyland                                                     APM speaker & travel fee                    £25

c) Income received during the month:

vii)   HMRC                                                                 vat refund                                                £53.80

viii)  NATWEST                                                        interest Dec Jan & Feb combined  £3.18

ix) S Minty                                                                   nl advert                                                   £18

x) Woodlouse Conservation Ltd.                      nl advert                                                    £18

xi) WCI Sewage Treatment Ltd.                        advert                                                         £18

  1. MATTERS OF REPORT, QUESTIONS AND ITEMS FOR THE NEXT MEETING

a) Chairman

b) Clerk

c) Councillors

                                                                                                            Signed                         dated

                                                                                                                        M Knox                8.4.15

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