/ Parish Council / Agendas / 8th July 2019


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

on Monday, 8th July 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).

1. Chair’s welcome.

2. To receive any apologies for absence. BB, SG.

3. Declarations of Interests. Declarations of Individual Members.

4. Vacancies on the Parish Council. There is vacancy which has been advertised. Clerk to update on outcome.

5. To receive County and District Councillors’ Reports.

6. Minutes – to approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 3rd June 2019.

7. Matters arising from the Minutes of the meeting held on 3rd June 2019.

8. Planning. 8.1 Planning Applications received. To consider the following applications received;




21 5 2019

14 19 0013

Winnats, North End, CSM erection of extension to rear and replacement carport with detached garage.

25 6 2019

14 19 0016

Dillons Road, CSM Outline application for the erection of 1 No. single storey dwelling with garage on land to rear of 32.

27 6 2019

14 19 0017

8 Crown Lane, Creech Heathfield. Erection of single storey extension to side.

27 6 2019

14 19 0018

3 Meredith Close CSM Erection of single storey side extension.

2 7 2019


Rosemary Cottage, CSM. Replacement conservatory with single storey extension to rear and side.

8.2 CSM Neighbourhood Plan. To update the PC on the progress of the plan and next steps. 8.3 Monkton

Heathfield Urban Extension2. to update on the further meeting held with West Monkton PC reps to seek

agreed aims (see separate document) and representations, including the proposal to establish a MHUE2 joint advisory

panel with representatives from involved Councils and developers. 8.4 SWTC cessation of printing planning

application plans. To report SWTC Chief Exec response to the PC representations to retain. 8.5 SWTC Local Plan.

To note that the Strategy team at SWTC have started work on the new Local Plan. A Consultation on the Statement of

Community Involvement (SCI) is planned between 19 July and30 September 2019. The SCI sets out how SWTC

involves the residents, businesses and others when SWTC are looking at local development. The SCI shows that we will

operate planning in an open, transparent, accessible and inclusive way and above all, that the purpose of the SCI is to

bring a sense of ownership locally by actively involving people in decision making. See from 19 July website;

www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk/sci . The first stage of the Local Plan itself; the Issues and

Options document is to be consult on in the late autumn.

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

July and August, the Clerks June Expense’s £81.42 and other invoices received; Bibby Factors Bristol Ltd (3d Security

Rec Park 27 5-23.6.19) £302.40, CSM Village Hall (April and May hire) £77.50, Gregory Coles CS Ltd (Septic Tank

empty 5 6 19) £198.00, Nigel’s Window Cleaning Co (Bus Shelters 6 6 19) £75.00, CPRE (Membership 19/20) £36.00,

Nailsea Fencing (Rec Park Fencing) £23,034.00. Unity Trust Bank Charges (PIP) £18.00.

9.2 Monies Received and banked since the last meeting; Other. Nil. PIP19 (Unity Acc) C Strand £15,

D Woodland £15, Street Food £300, Karebears Childcare £15, Mrs J W Clark £15.

9.3 Payments already authorised to be paid; British Gas (Pavilion Electricity Supply 8.5.19–23.5.19) £32.75

EDF (Pavilion and Engine Shed Electricity Supply DD). PIP:Brandon Hire £1414.58 and £180.00.SWTC £70 Licence Fee.

9.4 Payments to be made upon receipt. To authorise payments to SCC/Porter Dodson Solicitors (for Canal carpark

purchase), WYG (NH Plan), Scalping’s for Rec Park accesses.

9.5 Banking. Clerk to update on new Current Account progress, closure of deposit account and signatories and to

agree further transfer of funds to new Lloyds account.

9.6 Pavilion Electricity Supply. To confirm the new EDF Account is in place and to update on the old BGas Account.

10. Party in the Park held on 6th July. Feedback report on PIP19.

11. Rec Park. 11.1 To update 11.2 Improvements. To update and agree how to progress projects to (i) fence park

(SG), (ii) to provide an additional MUGA, lighting and additional play equipment (iii) to provide additional storage at the Rec Park (iv) to review the premises arrangements to establish the youth club at the Rec Park.

12. Highways. 12.1 Defects or Issues to be reported /considered. 12.2 Road Safety. The commissioning of a Feasibility

Report to show potential options for Traffic Management to reduce speed and volumes through CSM. 12.3 A303/A358

duelling to Taunton preferred route. To note Highways England’s revised preferred route.

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

14. Fire Service. To consider the set of change proposals for a ‘new’ Service Delivery Model for the D&S Fire Service

(previously distributed) and to agree a response to the consultation.

15. Youth Club. To update on the setting up of an open access youth Club.

16. Canal. 16.1 Carpark. Clerk to Update on purchase. 16.2 Canal Trust Study Day (ND) to feedback.

17. Technology 17.1 Village Hall Cartwright Rm/PC (SH/BB/PB/CC) to consider the Village Hall Cttee proposals, the

requirements of the PC and to agree a way forward. 17.2 Conference System (CC) to report on ability to meet


18. Allotments. Update on Lease.

19. Website. (LG) To discuss.

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

21. New Matters to be carried forward. None.

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

The next CSM PC mtgs are on 2nd Sept and 7th Oct at 7pm in the Cartwright Room, Village Hall.

A Planning meeting will be held on August 5th at 7pm if there is a need to consider applications.