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CREECH ST MICHAEL PARISH COUNCIL
A G E N D A for the Meeting of Creech St Michael Parish Council to be held at 7.00pm
on Monday, 2nd December 2013 in the Lower Committee Room of the Village Hall, Creech St Michael.
(The Public and Press are entitled to attend.  There will be an opportunity for the Public to speak before the start of the meeting.)

1.  Chairman’s welcome.

2.  To receive any apologies for absence.

3.  Declarations of interests.
     3.1 Declarations of Individual Members.
     3.2 Dispensation Request. To consider the request made to enable all Councillors to take part in the discussion
      on the precept.

4.  Police Report.

5.  Parking in Hyde Lane (between the school and the entrance to the new medical centre).

6.  Proposed closure of Childrens Centre and potential to devolve TDBC Services.

7.  To receive County & District Councillors’ Reports.

8.  Minutes – to approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 4th November 2013.

9.  Matters arising from the Minutes of the meeting held on 4th November 2013.

10. Recreation Park (DK,CS,KH,YG) 10.1 Update report on planned Improvement programme, improved signage 
      and to authorise proposed works to be carried out; the removal of three stumps , to fit the  seat purchased (from
      proceeds of open day) and fitting of an interior door to the Pavilion (leading into Kitchen/meeting room) at an
      estimated price of £580.00.  10.2 Adjacent Copse/s. (SW) Proposal to purchase.

11. Planning. (GH,SH,PC,GH,SW) 11.1 Planning. (GH,SW) To advise on any strategic planning issues. including to
      report on the consultation papers in advance of the TDBC Consultation on future development in CSM (31-10-13 to
      12-12-13) and Exhibition Thursday 12th Dec at 3.30pm-7pm in the Village Hall Cttee room. 11.2 Hyde Lane
      Developments (SW) To report on the meeting held with Linden Homes 21st Nov 13. 11.3 Appeal withdrawn:
      Lapthorne, Adsborough. Ref 14/12/0015. 11.4 Applications received: Panel to report on the following applications;
Date Ref Application
5/11/13 14/13/0038T APPLICATION TO FELL ONE HORNBEAM TREE INCLUDED IN TAUNTON DEANE BOROUGH (CREECH ST. MICHAEL NO.1) TREE PRESERVATION ORDER 1986 AT BRAINSTORM, CHARLTON ROAD, CREECH HEATHFIELD
14/11/13 14/13/0039/LB INSTALLATION OF SECONDARY GLAZING TO WINDOWS AT ROCK HOUSE, ADSBOROUGH
     11.5 Applications already considered by the panel;
7/11/13 4/40/13/0009
 THE ERECTION OF A KIOSK BUILDING TO HOUSE BLOWERS, AS PART OF A PERMITTED IMPROVEMENT SCHEME, ON LAND AT HAM SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS. OUTCOME. THE PANEL HAD NO OBSERVATIONS TO MAKE OTHER THAN THEIR ONGOING CONCERN OVER THE IMPACT OF ASSOC TRAFFIC

12. Accounts: 12.1 To approve payment of the Clerks and Caretakers Wages, the Clerks Expense’s £69.80,
      HMRC (Tax Due on Salaries) £194.45, British Gas (Electricity at Pavilion 1-10-13 to 1-11-13) £76.70, Soc Local
      Council Clerks Membership 13/14 £129, Somerset Playing Fields’ Assoc Subscription 13/14 £10.00, SCC £186.59
      Signs. Greenslade Taylor Hunt( MC Valuation) £180.00 12.2 Monies received and banked since the last
      meeting; Tone Youth Rec Park Oct pitch hire £80, North Taunton Youth club Rec Park Oct pitch hire £20. Parish Post
      Advert Income for 2013; Parish Magazine adverts; Way Ahead Community Services £15 12.3 Insurance. To
      consider a request to insure the Ham Residents Flood prevention pump. 12. 4 Precept 2014/15. To discuss draft
      precept (separately circulated).
     
13. Highways 13.1 Updates on A38 Adsborough (DF), North End (DF), Access to Creech St Michael from Monkton
        Heathfield (DF), installation of lighting and speed calming in Hyde Lane as well as defects reported. (GH,GL,PC).
      13.2 Signing. (Gl, PC). To report on the meeting with Highways to agree the siting in Hyde Lane of the new village
      sign and to consider the purchase of direction signs to the rec park at a cost of £256.29 13.3 Wessex Water
      (Ham) Sewerage Works project. Report on the meeting held 11-11-13 (GH,GL, PC) 13.4 Salt bags (SH). 
      To report on distribution.

14. Footpaths and Rights of Way an update on defects. (SH, PC).

15. Website. (CS) To report the progress on the new website hosting arrangements.

16. Merlyn’s Copse (SW,GL) To recommend a process for sale of the Copse and to learn of progress on flood
      Prevention works.

17. Hearing Loop (KH) To recommend the purchase of a Bosch CCS900 Conference and PA system at a estimated
      price of £2,985.00 plus VAT.

18. Parish Post. (KR,CS) An update on the latest issue.

19. Correspondence. To consider any correspondence received that Cllrs wish to raise.

20. New Matters to be carried forward.

Steve Altria, Clerk to Creech St Michael Parish Council 01823 666295. Email clerk@creechstmichael.net