/ Parish Council / Agendas / 7th October 2019


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

on Monday, 7th October 2019 in the Cartwright 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.

The meeting will be recorded).

1. Chair’s welcome.

2. To receive any apologies for absence. PB, SG, YG

3. Declarations of Interests. Declarations of Individual Members.

4. Finance (1);

4.1 To approve payment of the Clerks and Caretakers Wages, HMRC and SCC Pension Fund payments, the Clerks September Expense’s and other invoices received; Bibby Factors (3d Security Rec Park 26 8-22.9.19), CSM Village Hall (August) £18. K Hutchings (Caretakers Expenses) £105.40, C Cudlip (Reimb for Electric cupboard door lock and sign and deadbolt) £11.68, Nigel’s Window Cleaning (5 Bus Shelters 5 9 19) £75.00, K Signs (SW) Ltd (2xNH Plan Ref Banners and stickers) £132.00. QSPrinters (NH Plan Printing Leaflets) £60.00.

4.2 Monies Received and banked since the last meeting; SWTC (2nd Half of Precept) £26,403.45, SWTC ( 1st Reimbursement net of S106 monies for Rec Park works.) £58,333.33, SWTC (2nd Reimbursement net of S106 monies for Rec Park works incl MUGA supply) £62,223.00.

4.3 Payments already authorised to be paid; Lightmain (MUGA supply) £44,667.60, Sutcliffe’s (Play Equipment instalment 2 TTD £100k) £30,000.00, EDF (Pavilion Electricity) £30.00DD EDF Engine Shed £8 DD.

4.4 Payments to be made upon receipt. Sutcliffe’s (Rec Park Improvement work-Remainder of stage payments),

EDF (Rec Park Engine Shed and Pavilion Electricity) Monthly DD’s, SCC/Porter Dodson Solicitors (Canal carpark purchase sum and legal costs) and Grant 4 Neighbourhood Watch Signs for Ham Village (and further 4 Ham Road funded by WW)

5. To receive County and District Councillors’ Reports.

6. Minutes – to approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 2nd September.

7. Matters arising from the Minutes of the meeting held on 2nd September 2019.

8. Planning. 8.1 Planning Applications received. To note the following decisions made without consultation by SWTC;







Non/material amendment to application 14/18/0015 to relocate rooflight on Plot 3 and reduce height of stone wall to east boundary of Plot 1 at The Bartons, St Michael Road, Creech St Michael

Decision of Conditional Approval was made on 25/07/2019.

23 7 19


Erection of 1 No. tool shed and 1 No. flight pen for birds on land opposite Broomhay, White Street, Ham

Decision of Conditional Approval was made on 06/09/2019

29 7 19


Prior notification for the construction of an agricultural access track on land off Vicarage Lane, CSM

Decision of Prior Approval Approved (No Conditions) was made on 14/08/2019

8.2 To agree observations on the following planning applications;






Erection of single storey extension to side of Cathill Farm, Foxhole (amended scheme to 48/18/0034)



Non-material amendment to planning application No. 14/19/0005 to install 1 No. fire door and 1 No. roller shutter door at Somerset Caravans, Walford Cross



Erection of extension to rear, replacement of carport with detached garage and erection of front boundary wall at Winnats, North End, Creech St Michael (resubmission of 14/19/0013)

8.3 CSM Neighbourhood Plan. To note that the Referendum is to be held on 10th October and arrangements in place.

To note draft Minutes of the NH Plan Panel of 17th Sept (Previously circulated).

8.4 Monkton Heathfield Urban Extension2. To update following agreement of the Terms of Reference with WM PC.

9 Finance (2);

9.1. Banking. Though a new online account has been opened with Lloyds; problems have been experienced. It is clear that we will need to have additional PCllrs as signatories and volunteers are sought.

9.2. Insurance Claim. To note a claim for items stolen and damage caused by burglars at the Rec Park has been submitted to the PC Insurers Zurich and Loss Adjustors have attended.

9.3. Risk Assessment of Assets. Annual PC assets inspection update.

9.4. Energy. The electricity supply accounts are with EDF and both are paid by DD. The last bill from BGas was part paid and referred by the Clerk to the regulator who has now judged that BG should apologise to the PC and to halve the bills raised for the past three months. This has led to a refund payable to the PC.

10. Rec Park. 10.1 To update 10.2 Improvements. To update and agree how to progress projects to (i) to provide an additional MUGA, lighting and additional play equipment incl levelling of park, (ii) to provide additional storage at the Rec Park (iii) to review the premises arrangements to establish the youth club at the Rec Park. 10.3 Burglary (18 9 19).

To note a burglary took place to the Former Engine Shed and ticket Booth and actions taken.10.4 Hiring Policy. To consider draft policy (separately circulated).

11. Party in the Park. Update. The Senior Citizens Chip Supper is to take place on 24th January 2020 in the Village Hall.

12. Highways. 12.1 Defects or Issues to be reported /considered. 12.2 A358 Clerk to report on non-statutory forum meeting held with Highway England on 24th Sept (report previously circulated).

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

14. Carey Grove Park (BB). Future access to be considered.

15. Website and standard email addresses for PC Emails. (LG). Update report.

16. Youth Club. To update on the Youth Club and request to the Village Hall Cttee to accommodate over the winter.

17. 2020 Meeting Dates. To agree dates for meetings in 2020. See proposed dates below for agreement.

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

19. New Matters to be carried forward. None.

20. Council to decide to exclude Public and Press for this item. 20.1 Allotments.

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

The next CSM PC mtgs are on 4th Nov and 2nd Dec 2019 at 7pm in the Cartwright Room, Village Hall.

Jan 6th

Feb 3rd

March 2nd

April 7th

May 11th (Annual Council Meeting)

June 1st

July 6th

August 3rd (Planning) - provisional

Sept 7th

Oct 5th

Nov 2nd

Dec 7th

Annual Parish Meeting: April 24th Friday

(Main Hall)

2020 CSM PC - Proposed meeting dates;

All in the Cartwright Rm (bar APM)