WESTON-IN-GORDANO

PARISH COUNCIL

 

Clerk:  Mrs C Dixon                                                                           3  Black Rock Villas

Tel: Portishead (01275) 849200                                                          Clevedon Road

                                                                                                            Portishead

                                                                                                            BS20 8PN

 

MINUTES OF THE STATUTORY PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 27th APRIL 2017 IN THE VILLAGE HALL, WESTON-IN-GORDANO AT 7 p.m.

 

PRESENT:    Cllrs. J Bennett, D Down, D Giles, P Harris, M Squire and P Yates-Round

                       District Cllr Nigel Ashton

                       James Aldred, Parish Tree Warden

                       Mrs C Dixon, Parish Clerk

 

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE:   Jennifer Fawcett-Thorne, Parish Liaison Officer.

 

2. ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN/VICE CHAIRMAN AND CHAIRMANÕS

DECLARATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE:

Cllr Giles proposed and Cllr Squire seconded Cllr Yates-Round as Chairman Š Mr Yates-Round will sign the ChairmanÕs Declaration of Acceptance of Office Form at the next meeting.  Cllr Squire proposed and Cllr Giles seconded Cllr Down as Vice Chairman.  All agreed.

 

2. PARISH COUNCILLORSÕ REGISTER OF INTERESTS FORMS:  Register of Interests Forms are to be completed online if there are any changes to be made.

 

4. MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING: The minutes of 6th April meeting were signed off by Cllr Yates-Round.   

 

5. MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES AND ACTIONS :  -

 

6. FINANCE:

Bank balance:  £10,833.38* 

Balance at this time last year:  £5,937.63

ClerkÕs expenses:  £28.06 (includes Annual Assembly Flyers and refreshments)  

INVOICES: - SSE (electricity for lamp and phone box Š invoiced awaited) - £10.92

            ClerkÕs expenses                                                                                    £50.00

            Zurich Insurance                                                                                 £301.13                     

*Includes Part precept received from North Somerset Council       £3,000

Three cheques signed by councillors.

  

7. PLANNING:

Planning application 17/P/0864/F Š Kildan, Clevedon Road Š Two storey side extension and single storey rear extension. Š Following discussion no objections

 

Grant consent for 17/P/0420/MMA Š Variation of condition No.2 from application 16/P/0303/F (Proposed front and rear single storey extensions) to allow the extension of the footprint of the rear extension and to omit construction of front extension. Following discussion, no objections.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WESTON-IN-GORDANO

PARISH COUNCIL

 

Clerk:  Mrs C Dixon                                                                                3  Black Rock Villas

Tel: Portishead (01275) 849200                                                                 Clevedon Road

                                                                                                            Portishead

                                                                                                            BS20 8PN

8. HIGHWAYS/PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY: This to be discussed at Annual Assembly, following parish council meeting.

Email from North Somerset Council received by Clerk regarding temporary closure of Valley Road from Police HQ roundabout to junction with B324 Clevedon Road 10th May for 3 nights.

Cllr Down was concerned the milk tanker would not be able to access his farm and Cllr Nigel Ashton offered to look into this for him.

 

9. ROUTINE CORRESPONDENCE:

From North Somerset Š Letter from Lord LieutenantÕs Office in Taunton suggesting a Great Get Together in memory of  Jo Cox MP on or about 17th/18th June.  Suggestion of church or social committee organising this.

-       Amendment to Register of Electors - NOTED

 

10. SPEEDWATCH: More volunteers still needed.  4 sessions undertaken this year.  This to be discussed at Annual Assembly.

 

11. GORDANO GREENWAY:   Nothing to report.

 

12. NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH: A co-ordinator is still being sought for this. 

 

13. RURAL BROADBAND:     This to be discussed at Annual Assembly

 

14. ANY OTHER BUSINESS: 

  

There being no further business the meeting closed at 7.45p.m.ighways).High