WEST CREWKERNE PARISH COUNCIL

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE WEST CREWKERNE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCING ON TUESDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2020 AT 6.45PM.

 

 

Members are reminded that the Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its function: Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and any disability), Crime & Disorder, Health & Safety and Human Rights.

 

E-Mail – theclerk.wcpc@gmail.com

 

The business to be transacted will be;

            1.  Apologies for Absence

 

2.  Public Open Forum – Each member of the public present is entitled to speak once

     only, in respect of business itemised on the agenda and shall not speak for more

     than 5 minutes.

 

3.  Declarations of Interest in items on the agenda (Pecuniary or non-statutory                 

     Interests).

 

4.  To approve the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on the14th July    

      2020.    

 

5.  Matters arising from the minutes not covered elsewhere on the Agenda. 

 

            6.  Planning Matters.

             West Crewkerne Parish Council is a Statutory Consultee for Planning Applications

and as such does not make the final decision on any application.  Any decisions        and comments made by the Parish Council will be fed into the planning process and added to the report by the Planning Officer.  South Somerset District Council is the Planning Authority and will issue the final decision notice (Planning Determination) once their investigations into the application, consultation period and decision making process has been completed.

 

A). Fuzzy Ground and concerns raised.  Update from Councillor Best regarding his discussions with the planning enforcement department at SSDC.

B): 20/02394/PAMB Agricultural Building at Henley Manor Henley Crewkerne Somerset TA18 8PQ.  Notification for prior approval for the change of use of agricultural building to 5 no. dwelling houses.

Awaiting Decision

C): 20/02291/FUL Little Shabby Farm,  Axe Road Drimpton, Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3RJ.   The erection of two agricultural buildings for hay/feed/straw and machinery store.

Awaiting decision.

 

D): 20/02195/FUL 9 Lily Court Clapton Road West Crewkerne Somerset TA18 8RA.  Proposed change of use of agricultural land to residential and proposed first floor balcony with associated French doors.

 

8.  Highway Matters

Progress report on Small Improvements made to Roundham

Progress on the Lang Road Development

 

9. Reports from Councillors, including District and County Councillors.

 

10. Finance

                   A) To pay:-

                        1. Clerk Salary of £117.80      

2. HMRC - £29.45

3. SALC Affiliation Fee of £153.69

4. Grant to the village hall of £800.00 as agreed in the precept (already paid)

5. Invoice of £30.00 to SALC for planning applications training which Mrs J Borland attended. (already paid).

     

       B)  The Clerk has received notification from the external auditor that they have   

             accepted the “exempt status” for West Crewkerne Parish Council.

           

11. Correspondence;

A): Various e-mails. Coronavirus updates from various sources, Avon and Somerset  Constabulary, Somerset Waste Partnership and Rural Bulletin.

 

B): Broadband coverage in West Crewkerne- what plans for completion of coverage in this area. (this question raised by a parishioner)

 

C): A query has been made regarding the siting of a mobile home and the erection of a sign within the parish.

The Clerk wrote to the gentleman on 11th August 2020 on whose land the mobile home is sited enclosing a copy of the document that Don Yeomans had researched.

 

12 .   To confirm that the next meeting of the West Crewkerne Parish Council will be 

held on Tuesday 10th November 2020 at Clapton & Wayford Village Hall at    7.00pm

 

If members of the public would like to attend this meeting then please contact the clerk at the following e-mail address for the Identification number and the password.

           

            theclerk.wcpc@gmail.com