/ Parish Council / Agendas Archive / 5th September 2016


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

on Monday, 5th September 2016 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. Chairperson’s welcome.


2. To receive any apologies for absence.


3. Declarations of Interests. Declarations of Individual Members.


4. To receive County and District Councillors’ Reports.


5. Minutes – to approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 4th July 2016.


6. Matters arising from the Minutes of the meeting held on 4th July 2016.


7. Minutes – to approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 25th July 2016.


8. Matters arising from the Minutes of the meeting held on 25th July 2016.


9. Parish Council. 9.1 Planning Applications received. To consider the following application received;









Erection of single and two storey extensions at Withy Tree Cottage, North End, CSM

9.2 Tree Preservation Order. To note a preservation Order has been placed on trees at Langdon’s ,Walford Cross.


10. CSM Neighbourhood Plan. (IW) (See separate agreed minutes of the 21st July and the draft minutes of the 18th

August from panel meeting). To report that Parishioner Jackie Scott has volunteered to assist and to consider her

Co-option to the Panel. To update on progress and next steps, to include the Parish Survey and Grant bid(s).


11. Accounts: 11.1 To approve payment of the Clerks and Caretakers Wages, HMRC and SCC Pension Fund payments,

the Clerks PtJuly/Aug Expense’s and other invoices received.

11.2 Monies Received and banked since the last meeting; PIP16 £5,945.41.

11.3 Cheques drawn since last meeting; To report a number of payments made as previously agreed.

11.4 Authorisation to make payment before the next meeting. B Gas Electricity at Pavilion 7-8-16 to 6-9-16).

11.5 Accounts. Reconciliation and report attached for the 1st Qtr. The Council’s receipts for the period 1st April 2016 to

30th June 2016 is £ 71,975.88 and the expenditure for the same period is £28,798.77

10.6 Ext Audit. Letter previously circulated from the Ext Auditor, Grant Thornton.

10.7 Financial Controls. To review (see attached document).

10.8 Risk Assessment of Assets. To consider and agree the approach to the annual Risk Assessment of the Councils



12. Recreation Park. 12.1 Appointment of Caretaker; Panel to report, 12.2.Update Inclusive Play

Equipment/Goalposts. (CS/YG/Clerk) 12.3 Annual Safety Inspection/Play surfacing repairs Quotes (CS),

12.4 Working Party (SG/SH) to report progress and plans. 12.5 Development. (see separate papers circulated by

Clerk) to decide whether to request compulsory purchase part or all of the field adjacent to the Rec Park in order to

extend the Park. 12.6 TME. To consider how to proceed.


13. Party in the Park 9th July 2016 (SG, DK,CS,YG,) Working party to report on the outcome of the event.


14. Highways. 14.1 Defects to be reported. 14.2 Ham/Ham road – to update re speeding (DK). 14.3 Ham STW Access

track. Clerk to update. 14.4 M5 Junc 25 Improvements consultation (Ruishton Village Hall 2-7pm Sept 19th/

Taunton Library 2-7pm Sept 21st), 14.5 Lane adj to shop. To consider supporting a request for twin yellow lines to

replace existing white line to ensure access can be maintained.


15. Footpaths/Rights Of Way. To report that parishioner Fred O'Court has shown interest in being a Parish Footpaths

Volunteer and to consider supporting his nomination to SCC ROW.


16. Transport. GL to provide an update on Bus Service.


17. Merlyn’s Copse. Clerk to update.


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


19. New Matters to be carried forward.


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


Future Meetings;


The next scheduled Parish Council meetings are 3rd October and 7th November both at 7pm.

The next meeting of the CSM Neighbourhood Plan panel is




The next Scheduled meeting of the CSM Neighbourhood plan Panel is TjT Monday 12th September 6.30pm

Meetings to be held in the Village Hall Cttee Room.