/ Parish Council / Agendas / 12th April 2021


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

on Monday, 12th April 2021 Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93550546930

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(The Public and Press are entitled to ask questions ahead of the meeting. Please see note at the bottom of this agenda).

1. Chair’s welcome.

2. To receive any apologies for absence.

3. Declarations of Interests. 3.1 Declarations of Individual Members. JP Re Item 8.1 (0006) and ND re Items 8.1

(0013) and 9.2.

4. Vacancy on the PC. To note that the PC continues to have a vacancy that it can fill by co-option. Given the PC decision

(see Oct 2019 mtg item 19/187 mtg) it is anticipated a decision will not be made before the June 21 mtg.

(Anyone interested in becoming a PCllr should speak to the Clerk soonest).

5. To receive County and District Councillors’ Reports.

6. Minutes – to approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 1st March 2021.

7. Matters arising from the Minutes of the meeting held on 1st March 2021.

8. Planning. 8.1 Planning applications. To consider the following applications and to make observations;




11 3 21


Sun Up, Bull Street, CSM. Erection of a single storey extension to the rear.

17 3 21


The Cottage, Worthy Lane, CSM - Erection of a part two storey and first floor extension with construction of balcony to the rear.

26 3 21


Top Cottage, Coombe Lane, West Monkton. Erection of a two-storey extension to the front.

26 3 21

14/21/0009 and


Rock House, Adsborough Lane, Adsborough Replacement of oil tank with construction of concrete plinth to the rear.

27 3 21


2 Anns Orchard, St Michael Road, CSM Erection of a two-storey extension to the side and conversion of loft to ancillary accommodation.

30 3 21


Land south of Canal Side Car Park, Vicarage Lane, CSM. Application for approval of reserved matters following outline application 14/18/0024, for the appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for the change of use of land with erection of cafe with associated outdoor seating area, access and parking.

1 4 21


Applegarth, Ham Rd, CSM – erection of single storey rear extension with raised decking.

8.2 Planning applications. To note that the following applications were considered by the PC since the last PC meeting in order to meet SWTC deadlines;




Observations agreed.

4 3 21


3 Francis Close CSM add Garage

To Support.

11 3 21


Flightline, Adsborough. Replacement of workshop on land (resubmission of 14/20/0006)

To Support.

9. Finance. (Draft Minutes of Finance Sub Cttee of 7.4.21 circulated in advance) 9.1 Routine Payments and since the

March Meeting (schedule circulated); The Clerks, Caretakers and Parish Lengthsmans Wages, HMRC and SCC Pension

Fund payments, Clerks March Exps £120.28, Lloyds Bank (Bank Charges 10 2 21 to 9 3 21) £7.85, K Signs £552.00

(10 Signs for Canal Carpark), Utilitia (Pavilion Gas 13 2 21-28 2 21) £2.08, Wilson & Barnes (5 Bus Shelters Cleaned

12 3 21) £75.00, EDF (Rec Park Garage Electricity 10 7 20-3 3 21) £161.21.

9.2 Payments to be authorised N Davidson (Reimbursement of Expenses for Canal Carpark) £378.54, N Davidson

Reimbursement of Covid Fencing and padlock for Rec Park) £251.81. SWTC (Grass Cutting 24th March and 4 Qtr Dog

Bins) £619.20.

9.3 Invoices not paid. Opus (Pavilion Gas supply 11.2.21 - 12.2.21 as a/c was £3.51 in credit) £ Nil, SWTC

(Rec Park Rates 21-22) £Nil.

9.4 Monies Received and banked since the last meeting; SW Lottery (Proceeds Feb) £8.00 and Opus (Pavilion Gas

supply – closed Acc wef 12.2.21 - refund of credit bal £3.51. Nigels Window Cleaning, QSP Printers, Way Ahead Care and Heathfields

Hair & Beauty £50 each (Website Advert 2020)

9.5 Final Year End A/cs. To consider the final accounts for the year 2020-2021, bank reconciliation and asset

listing separately circulated.

9.6 Annual Governance Statement. PCllrs to review and consider if each responsibility has been undertaken

during the year.

9.7 Accounting Statements. PCllrs to review the Accounting Statements for the year.

9.8 SWTC Maint Grant. To note that though there will be no increase this year as the amounts were set at the last

budget setting and agreed with the full council but that SWTC will review the payments for the financial year 2022/23.

10. Rec Park. 10.1 Operational Issues Update 10.2. CSM Rec Park Panel (YG/AG/JP) Update (to include

unlocking/lighting, booking of the muga, hiring’s, the poster competition and a request for an additional park bench).

11. Highways. 11.1 Defects or Issues to be reported /considered. 11.2 Notice of application for street trading

consent - Gourmet Salad Box. To report that PCllrs considered this application and advised SWTC that they agree to

support the request to use The Bell PH Car Park. The PC also suggested to SWTC Licensing that it consider neighbour

consultation on future requests.

12. Footpaths/Rights of Way. 12.1 Defects/Issues.

13. Website (PB/CC). The Task and Finish Group to update.

14. Canal. (ND) (The notes of a meeting of CSM PC Canal Panel held on 11 3 2021 with Hannah Booth from Canal Trust

had previously been circulated). To update on the panels work.

15. Youth Panel. To report that the youth club wish to recommence on Thurs 22nd April, 6.30pm-8.30pm at the Rec Park.

16. Climate Emergency Community Fund. To note that the two applications made to the SCC Fund were not successful.

17. New Pharmacy. The NHS is consulting the PC on a proposal to site a new pharmacy in the former Landrover Site at

Bathpool. The MH2 panel to put forward a proposal to the meeting.

18. Parish Council Admin 18.1 Future Mtg arrangements. Clerk to outline proposals for PC meetings post the Covid

restrictions rollback (paper previously circulated). 18.2 PC (hard copy) Records. Clerk to propose transfer of some

records to the Somerset County Record Office (paper previously circulated).

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

20. New Matters to be carried forward. None.

21. Council to decide to exclude Public and Press for item; Personnel Sub Ctte to report post staff reviews.

Next Meeting; The next CSM PC mtg is to be held on 10th May (Annual Council Mtg) in the CSM Village Chown Hall.

As Covid restrictions are in place Parishioners will not be able to attend – Please email the Clerk by the 6th May any questions (clerk@creechstmichael.net) and the Clerk will read these to the PC and feedback any response given.