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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, 4th November 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.

4.  To adopt Councillors designated areas of responsibilities;
     (a) Planning. (b) Highway and Footpaths (includes Rights of Way) (c) Publicity and Communications  
     (Includes Parish Post) (d) Recreation Park (e) Contract and Procurement (f) Special Events
     (g) Website (h) Fly tipping (i) Wessex Water/Flooding/Env Agency (j) Merlyn’s Copse
     (k) Personnel Panel (l) Complaints and Grievance Panel (m) Appeals Panel. (n) Disciplinary Appeals
     Panel  (o) Unresolved previous matters/research (p) Asset Management (r ) TME Panel (s) H &S
     (t) Planning compliance (u) Internal Audit/Financial Scrutiny (v) Outside bodies (i) Village Hall (ii) Twinning
     Association.

5.  Minutes – to approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 7th October 2013.

6.  Matters arising from the Minutes of the meeting held on 7th October 2013.

7.  To receive County & District Councillors’ Reports.

8.  Creech St Michael - a changing place. (Clerk) A proposal to create a parish plan (see enclosed paper).

9 . Recreation Park (DK,CS,KH,YG). 9.1 Update report on planned Improvement programme, improved signage,
     play equipment inspection (19-11-13). 9.2 Adjacent Copse/s. (SW) Proposal to purchase. 9.3 TME. (SW/GL/KH)
     To report the negotiations on the proposed lease.

10. Planning. (GH,SH,PC,GH,SW) 10.1 Planning. (GH,SW) To advise on any strategic planning issues. including 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. 10.2 Appeal received: Lapthorne, Adsborough. Ref 14/12/0015.    
     10.3 Applications received: (1). Panel to report on the following applications;
Date Ref Application
8/10/2013 14/13/37 CONVERSION OF OUTBUILDING INTO ANNEXE TO BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH DWELLING AT CHARLTON HOUSE, CREECH ST MICHAEL
15/10/2013 14/13/34 ERECTION OF SINGLE AND TWO STOREY EXTENSIONS AT WITHY TREE COTTAGE, NORTH END, CREECH ST MICHAEL

11. Accounts: 11.1 To approve payment of the Clerks and Caretakers Wages, the Clerks Expense’s £131.68, HMRC  
      (Tax Due on Salaries) £194.45, British Gas (Electricity at Pavilion 1-9-13 to 1-10-13) £59.60 British Gas (Gas
      Standing Charge at Pavilion 25-6-13 to 23-9-13) £58.22, Grant Thornton Ext Audit Fees £720.00 11.2 Monies
      received and banked since the last meeting; TME Rent (1.4.13-31.3.14) £1100.00,  Taunton North Youth Club
      £40 pitch fee (sept), Parish Post Advert Income for 2013; Parish Magazine adverts M Tucker t/a CSM Motor Co £85.  
      11.3 Accounts. Report to end of Sept (see enclosed) 11.4 Audit. Clerk to report the completion of the external
      audit of the PC accounts for 12/13.  11.5 Taunton and Dist CAB. To consider a grant. 11.6 CSM Parish Church.  
      To consider a grant.

12. Highways 12.1 Updates on A38 Adsborough (DF), North End (DF) Access to Creech St Michael from Monkton
        Heathfield (DF), Wessex Water (Ham) Sewerage Works project (GH,GL,PC), installation of lighting and speed
      calming in Hyde Lane and damaged Fencing at North End as well as defects reported. (GH,GL,PC) 12.2
      Signing. (Gl,PC). To report on the meeting with Highays 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 £            

13. Footpaths and Rights of Way an update on defects. (SH, PC).
14. Transport. To report the unreliability of the 27 Service.

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 (KR) To recommend the purchase of a mobile hearing loop.

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

19. North End. Clerk to report on the installation of a Dog waste bin.

20. Dates. To agree proposed dates for 2014;
     Jan 6th , Feb 3rd, March 3rd,  April 7th, May 12th (Annual Council Meeting), June 2nd, July 7th,
     August 11th (Planning), Sept 1st , Oct 6th, Nov 3rd and Dec 1st. TBA (Annual Parish Meeting: Friday)

21. Correspondence:- To consider any correspondence received that Cllrs wish to raise.

22. New Matters to be carried forward.

23. Staff Matters (Public and Press excluded for this item).

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