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

on Monday, 9th March 2020 in the Cartwright Room of the Village Hall, Creech St Michael.

(The Public and Press are entitled to attend. Please see notes 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.

4. West Monkton Heathfield Urban Extension2/Land South of Manor Farm, Langaller. (PB) To further update the

PC on the plans for and responses given.

5. SWTC Local Plan 2040. SWTC are consulting on the Issues and Options docs from Mon 13th Jan to Mon 16th

March. This is the first consultation stage in the Local Plan process. The PC to agree its response particularly around

climate change and development needs over the next 20 years.

6. SWTC Employment Local Development Order (LDO) for small scale industrial space. SWTC is consulting from

Mon 13 Jan to Mon 16 March 2020. Information on the consultation via the following link:

https://yoursay.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk/strategy/employment-ldo/ . The PC to agree its response.

7. Design Guide for Somerset West and Taunton. SWTC are consulting on the draft document which sets out how

the Council wants to improve design quality. The consultation is taking place from Weds 5 Feb to Mon 30 March 2020.

The PC to agree its response.

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

Public Notes – See below

The next CSM PC mtgs are on 6th April 2020 and May 4th (Annual Council Meeting) both at 7pm in Cttee Room, Village Hall.

The CSM Annual Parish Meeting is to be held on Friday 24th April 7pm door open for 7.30 start,. Main Village Hall.

Public notes;

Please note that CSM PC meetings are recorded. You should be aware that the Council is a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 2018. Data collected during the recording will be retained in accordance with the Council’s policy. Therefore, unless you are advised otherwise, by attending the Council Mtg and/or speaking during Public Question Time you are consenting to being recorded and to the possible use of the sound recording for access via the website or for training purposes. If you have any queries regarding this please contact the Clerk as detailed above.

Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting and listen to the discussions. There is time set aside ahead of scheduled monthly PC meetings at 7pm to allow the public to ask questions. As this is an additional meeting questions will be limited to the items being discussed. Speaking under “Public Question Time” is limited to 3 minutes per person in an overall period of 15 minutes. The Clerk will keep a close watch on the time and the Chair will be responsible for ensuring the time permitted does not overrun. The speaker will be allowed to address the Council once only and are not allowed to participate further in any debate. If a member of the public wishes to address the Council on any matter appearing on the agenda, the Chair will normally permit this to occur either when that item is reached and before the Councillors begin to debate the item if raised during Public Question Time. Please make the Clerk aware of your request ahead of the meeting or on arrival before 7pm.

If an item on the agenda is contentious, with a large number of people attending the meeting, a representative should be nominated to present the views of a group. These arrangements do not apply to exempt (confidential) items on the agenda where any members of the press or public present will be asked to leave the Committee Room. Full Council, Committee and Panel agendas, reports and minutes are available on our website: www.creechstmichael.net

The meeting room, is fully accessible. Toilet facilities are available via the adjoining Village Hall entrance. For further information about the meeting, please contact the Parish Clerk via email: clerk@creechstmichael.net