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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, 3rd December 2018 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. 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 (see 9.5 below).

4. To receive County and District Councillors’ Reports.

5. Minutes – to approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 1st October 2018.

6. Matters arising from the Minutes of the meeting held on 1st October 2018.

7. Road Safety. To discuss and agree how to address the increasing traffic volumes, physical features of the

Village and lack of regard for safety by some drivers.

8. Planning 8.1 Application (14/17/0033 PINS App/D3315/W/18/3205705PINs) Appeal by Gladman’s Developments

against refusal to build 200 Nos dwellings off Langaller Lane, CSM. [See minute 18/176 (2)] The Appeal hearing

is set to commence on January 15th ; to agree actions to be taken. Also to note withdrawal on 6.11.18 by Gladman’s of

their Appeal against refusal for planning application 49/18/0001 for 95 dwelling at North St, Wiveliscombe.

8.2 Planning Applications received. To consider the following applications received;






Towerlea AND Orchard View, Creech Heathfield - erection of timber double garage.




Taunton Water Recycling Centre, Ham Road, CSM. Inst 3 No. sludge cake storage barns (60.04m x 29.76m x 13.07m high) and inst of small section of access rd to adjoin existing rd within the WRC.

8.3 Decisions Taken. To note that planning permissions have been granted by TDBC with changes since PC considered;







Fairview, Worthy Lane, CSM. Erection of conservatory at rear.

Note amended plans were submitted on the 19th November without further notification.

  • A matching dwarf walled porch 2000 x1500 has been added 

  • West elevation - glass either side/over top of door.

  • North elevation - dwarf wall and glass

  • Sloping roof (no details)



Roosendall, Bull Street, CSM; erection of a single storey extension to the rear.

  • Ensuite to bedroom 4 has been removed

  • Original Ensuite to bedroom 4 is now a WC

  • 2 skylights in bedroom 4 not 1

  • WC in Utility (now laundry room) has gone

  • Hallway window adj to front door has gone

  • Rooflines have been changed



30, West View, Creech St Michael. Replacement of extension to the side.

Scheme amended to keep the extension flush with the principal elevation and extending back into the rear garden.

8.4 CSM Neighbourhood Plan. To note that the draft plan is still with the Independent Examiner and her advices

have yet to be received, delayed in part by the EU court decision in the cases of ‘People Over Wind, Peter Sweetman v

Coillte Teoranta’ which the UK Govt is currently assessing. The draft minutes of the Panels mtg held on November 19th

has been circulated along with a draft Community Action Plan (which sits alongside a Neighbourhood Plan and focus on

non land allocation issues) for consideration and adoption. The NH Plan Panel have suggested it be tasked with leading

the delivery (and monitoring) of the plan delivery on behalf of the PC and that CIL receipts be allocated in accordance

with the plan priorities stated.

9. Finance –9.1 To approve payment of the Clerks and Caretakers Wages, HMRC and SCC Pension Fund payments,

the Clerks and Caretakers November Expense’s and other invoices received; Somerset Playing Fields Assoc

(Membership Fee 18/19 £15.00, Bibby Factors Bristol Ltd (Rec Park 3d Security 29.10.18-25.11.18) £302.40.

9.2 Monies Received and banked since the last meeting; Tone Youth (Oct Pitch Fees) £40.00, Ruishton FC

(Sept pitch fees £80.00), South West Lottery (October sales) £5.00 and Wessex Water (Ham Rd Neighbourhood

Watch Signs Grant)£60.00.

9.3 To note payments made since last meeting (as authorised at the meeting). EDF (Rec Park Garage Electricity

13.10.18-25.11.18) £4.73 and British Gas Pavilion (Electricity Supply 7.10.18–7.11.18) £45.82.

9.4 Authority to make payments as accounts received. British Gas and EDF (Electricity supply).

9.5 Budget/Precept 2019/2020. To discuss draft budget/precept (papers separately circulated).

10. Party in the Park 6th July 2019 (SG,CS,DK,YG,AB) To report on plans.

11. Rec Park (SG,CS,DK,YG).11.1 To update on any issues; 11.2 Improvements. To update on progress.

11.3 Annual Safety Inspection Report. To update on actions to address points raised.

12. Highways. 12.1 Defects or Issues to be reported /considered. 12.2 Hyde Lane Improvements. To update.

12.3 Fingerposts . To update on volunteers and to identify and photograph existing signs.

13. Footpaths/Rights of Way. 13.1 Defects/Issues and report of the Parish Footpath volunteers. 13.2 SCC Parish Path

Consultation. To consider draft reply from Parish Footpath volunteers and agree the PC response to SCC.

14. Youth Club. To update on progress.

15. Allotments. To update and consider correspondence from Allotment Society.

16. Annual Parish Meeting April 26th Friday 2019. PCllrs to consider format and suggest speakers.

17. Canal and River Trust. Clerk to report on User meeting held (see separate report separately circulated) 8th Nov.

18. Correspondence. To consider any correspondence received that Cllrs wish to raise, incl several SCC consultations incl

19.New Matters to be carried forward. on its Getset Services.

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

Future Meetings; The next PC mtgs are on 7th Jan and 4th Feb 2019 at 7pm to be held in Cartwright Rm, Village Hall.