Abbas and Templecombe Parish Council

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

Telephone: 01963 370527 e-mail



TUESDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 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 19th August 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)                     Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance – Acknowledgement of donation.

2)                     CAB South Somerset – Acknowledgement of donation.

3)                     CAB South Somerset – Summary of Annual Report 2015/16.

4)                     Somerset Waste Partnership – New recycling site measures from 3.10.16.

5)                     Connecting Devon and Somerset – Update.

6)                     Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust – Events in North Dorset during September 2016

7)                     SALC – AGM/All Area Meeting – Saturday 17th September 2016.

8)                     Free NHS Health Checks for Abbas and Templecombe.

9)                     SSDC – South Somerset Councillors to stand up against hate crime.

10)           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 14th September 2016 at 9.00am      at Churchfield   Wincanton  (Robin Cave).

3)                     Planning application no 16/03330/S73A – Section 73A application to amend condition 2 of planning approval 11/02147/S73 dated 13/12/2011 following level changes arising from final road and drainage designs.  The amendment should allow the development to be carried out in accordance with the revised plans – Land rear of 18 to 24 Westcombe Templecombe.

4)                      Slades Hill 106 Agreement – update if applicable.

a)         Ian Jewson Planning Limited – e mail dated 7.9.16.

5)           Any other planning matters received by the 13th September 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          Highway Matters 

1)                     Road Scheme – update

2)                     Overhanging vegetation – Temple Lane

3)                     Community Speed watch in Templecombe – update

4)                     Parking permit request – School Lane Car Park

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




11          Footpaths

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


12          Tree Warden’s Report


13          Burial Ground/ Closed Churchyard

1)                     Maintenance of closed Churchyard and Burial Ground – update

2)                     Churchyard/Burial Ground annual maintenance/Yew Trees – update

3)                     Strimmer repair – update

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


14          Newsletter


15          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

2)                     106 Agreement – Hillcrest – Play Area draft Management Plan update/ Draft Revenue Award Offer – update if applicable.

B)         Social Club

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

C)     SSDC – reported complaint – flying of drone – Recreation Ground

D)     Incident 15.7.16 – Damage to window at Yarnbarton

E)     Other


16          Any other business/items for Agenda for next meeting on the 11th October 2016. Deadline for agenda items Monday 3rd October  2016.



 Signed …....................................dated  7.9.16            Clerk/RFO