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A G E N D A for the Meeting of Creech St Michael Parish Council to be held at 7.00pm

on Monday, 2nd November 2015 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 meeting).


1.   Chair’s welcome.


2.   To receive any apologies for absence.


3.   Declarations of Interests. Declarations of Individual Members.


4.   To receive County & District Councillors’ Reports.


5.   Minutes – to approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 5th October 2015.


6.   Matters arising from the Minutes of the meeting held on 5th October 2015.


7.   Parish Council Planning. 7.1 Parish Council Priorities.  Individual PCllrs to make suggestions/share aims for

      the future and for the PC to then determine its priorities. 7.2. Neighbourhood Planning for the Urban Extension

      area of CSM Parish. To further consider and perhaps make a decision on developing a NH Plan.

      7.3 Applications received: Panel to report on applications received;









8.   Individual Parish Councillors responsibilities. To agree panels (a) Planning, (b) Highways and footpaths,

      (c) Publicity and Communications   Including Parish magazine, (d) Recreation field/Think tank/Special event,

      (e) Contracts and Procurement, (f) website, (g) Fly tipping, (h) Wessex Water/Flooding/Environment Agency

      (i) Merlins Copse, (j) Personnel Panel, (k) Complaints and Grievances, (l) Appeals Panel, (m) Disciplinary Appeals

      Panel, (n) Asset Management, (o) Health and Safety, (p) Planning Compliance, (r) Internal Audit/Financial scrutiny,

      (s) Parish/Neighbourhood Plan, (t) Large Development liaison, (u) Village Hall, (v) United Charities, (w) Twinning



9.   Accounts: 9.1 To approve payment of the Clerks and Caretakers Wages, HMRC (Tax Due on Salaries),

      the Clerks Oct Expense’s and other invoices received. 9.2 Monies Received and banked since the last

      meeting; Clerk to report. 9.3 Authorisation to make payment before the next meeting. Bibby Financial

      Services (Factors for 3d Security at Rec Park 1-10-15 to 28-10-15) and B Gas Electricity at Pavilion 7-10-15 to

      7-11-15. 9.4 CSM Parish Church. To consider a grant.9.5 Accounts. Reconciliation and report attached for the 1st

        Half year. The Council’s receipts for the period 1st April 2015 to 30th Sept 2015 are £40,382.35 and the expenditure

      for the same period is £23,730.33 9.6 Annual Review of PC Assets. To consider the findings of the review of

      Assets undertaken. 9.7 TDBC Consultation on Council Tax Support Scheme. To agree the PC response.


10. Recreation Park (YG,SH,KR,CS) 10.1 Update report. 10.2 Signage. To agree wording and purchase of

      emergency signing. 10.3 Development (IW/SH) To report progress on plans and to next steps.


11. Highways. (DF, GL,GH) 11.1 North End Virtual Footway project. Update. 11. 2 Hyde Lane. Impact of

      Development sites, condition of road and verges, traffic calming, provision of footway and proposal to extend

      30mph from motorway bridge out to Hyde lane cottages. Update. 11.3 Improvement Scheme crossing in

      Hyde Lane. 11.4 A38 Adsborough Update. 11.5 Access from WMonkton relief road. To receive any update.

      11.6 Defects. To be reported (GH, GL).    


   12. Footpaths and Rights of Way (GL). Defects to be reported.


13. Transport. (GL). To update the PC on the Bus Service in CSM.


14. Asset of Community Value (Clerk) The Bell Inn and Garage St Michaels Road sites.

      Updates on ACV Status.


15. Maintenance. (DK) To consider quotations received for the replacement of the glass in the Bus Shelters .


16. Website. (IW). To consider arrangements.


17. West View Park (LG) To consider development (as an alternative to the intentions for Carey Road Park).


18. Dog Bins. (previous considered as item 15/102 (6)).  The Clerk has obtained a quote for a dog bin in the sums of

      £84, a post to site upon costs £60, installation £75 (plus mats) and annual emptying of each bin costs £250 per year

      (ongoing). To make decisions to purchase or not (and if the PC then agrees to seek SCC Highways approval) for sites

      at Langaller and/or Leighton Drive.


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


20. New Matters to be carried forward.


21.  Parish Council to decide to exclude Public and Press for this item.

       21.1 Merlyn’s Copse. Update on Sale from Clerk and to agree way forward.



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


     Future Meetings;


     The next scheduled meetings of the Parish Council are to be held on Monday 7th December 2015 and 4th January

     2016 in the Lower Committee Room of the Village Hall, Creech St Michael, commencing at 7pm.