Abbas and Templecombe Parish Council

Clerk: Mrs T J Chapman 7 Slades Hill  Templecombe  Somerset BA8 OHF

Telephone: 01963 370527 e-mail



TUESDAY 11th OCTOBER 2016 at 7.15pm



A G E N D A  

                        The Press and Public are welcome to attend, but other than when invited they have no right to speak.


1                       Apologies for Absence


2            Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on the 13th September 2016


3            Declarations of Interest and Dispensations – Members of the Parish Council are asked to declare any interests/dispensations that they may have in any items on the agenda


4            Correspondence

1)                    Somerset Waste Partnership – Monthly Waste Partnership Briefing – September 2016.

2)                    Somerset County Council – G.I.S Mapping Systems.

3)                    Somerset Community Justice Partnership.

4)          Any  items of correspondence  received after the preparation of the Agenda that requires action prior to the next meeting.


5            Planning

1)                     Determination of Applications (if applicable)

2)                     Notification of Area East Committee Meeting to be held on the 12th October 2016 at 9.00am at Churchfield Wincanton (Robin Cave).

3)                     SSDC – Application no 16/04299/TPO – Application to fell 1 no Eucalyptus Tree within SSDC Tree Preservation Order (ABTE 1) 2003 (GR 370701/122069) – Construction site Bowden Road Templecombe.

4)                     Slades Hill development/Slades Hill 106 Agreement – update.

                a)      Copy letter dated 29.9.16 – Mr N Broomhead to Mr Ian Jewson

          5)             Any other planning matters received by the 11th October 2016.


          6            Accounting matters

1)                     To approve accounts and sign cheques

2)                     Other


    7          Templecombe Scout Group Report/Scout Hut – C Hukins

1)                    Scout Hut proposals -  update


8            Village Hall – A Haskell/T Loader

1)                    Quotations for rendering Village Hall  – update.

2)                    Other.


9            Templecombe Community Emergency Plan – update (J Grierson/R Cave)


10          Feedback:-

a)           Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment – Meeting at Council Offices Wincaton – 14.9.16 (C Mintern).

b)          Community Infrastructure Levy – 6.10.16 – M Batchelor/R Cave.


11          SALC – Capping Consultation


12          Highway Matters  

1)                    Road Scheme – update.

2)                    Overhanging vegetation – Temple Lane - update.

3)                    Community Speed watch in Templecombe – update on meeting of volunteers.

4)          SCC – Details of Temporary road closure – Coombe Hill/Yenston Hill.

          5)           Other – Clerk will update on reported highway matters (if applicable).




13          Footpaths

1)          WN 29/1 Hiscocks footpath level crossing - update


14          Tree Warden’s Report


15          Burial Ground/ Closed Churchyard

1)                    Maintenance of closed Churchyard and Burial Ground – update.

2)                    Pre-School Shed – update.

3)                    Strimmer repair – update if applicable.

4)          Other items that may arise that may need dealing with prior to next meeting.


    16        Newsletter


    17        Recreation Ground Matters/Children’s Play Area

A)       Play Area

1)         Weekly/Quarterly/Annual Play Area Inspection Reports

Following matter in need of attention or updating:-

a)           Fence in North-East corner   – update (G Wilson)

b)          Repair to safety mats – Play Area – update

B)        Social Club

1)         Social Club Report (C Hukins/C James)

C)     Other


18          Any other business/items for Agenda for next meeting on the 8th November 2016.     Deadline for agenda items Monday 31st October 2016.



 Signed …....................................dated  5.10.16            Clerk/RFO