Abbas and Templecombe Parish Council

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

Telephone: 01963 370527 e-mail



TUESDAY 14th MARCH 2017 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 14th February 2017


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 February 2017 Briefing

2)              Surviving Winter 2016/17 – update

3)              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 held on the 8th March 2017 at  9.00am at Churchfield   Wincanton  (Robin Cave)

3)                      Application no 16/05511/FUL – Erection of a timber cabin for use as a dwelling with   associated landscape works – Rachels Stables  Temple Lane  Templecombe – Confirmation of response

4)                      Application no 17/00251/OUT – Outline application for subdivision of farmhouse to create two dwellings.  Conversion of former farm buildings to four dwellings.  Demolition of bungalow.  Creation of terrace of three dwellings – 1 Vine Street  Templecombe – Confirmation of response and update on application.

5)                      Application no 17/00335/FUL – Erection of terrace of three dwellings.  Demolition of bungalow.  Alterations to existing dwellings – 1 Vine Street  Templecombe – Confirmation of response and update on application,

6)                      Application no 17/00582/FUL – Installation of a two-storey Portakabin Ltd building to be used as an office facility – Thales Underwater Systems  Ocean House  Throop Road  Templecombe

7)                      SSDC – Notification of availability to view Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment (HELAA)

8)                      Slades Hill development/Slades Hill 106 Agreement – update on recent correspondence


a)       E mail dated 6.3.17 – Alison Cameron

b)       Future thoughts on what the Parish Council take on and maintain

9)              Any other planning matters received by the 14th March 2017


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             SSDC – Public Space Protection Order – letter dated 1.3.17


11             Highway Matters 

1)                     Road Scheme - update

2)                     Community Speed watch in Templecombe – update if applicable

3)              Templecombe WI – letter dated 22.2.17 – Gardening Projects

4)              Other – Clerk will update on reported highway matters




12             Footpaths

a)              Contact from Mr M Hibbert – PPLO – Kington Magna/Buckhorn Weston Parish Council

b)              Robin Carr Associates – letter dated 14.2.17 – Application to amend the status (from footpath to bridleway) of Lily Lane between Stowell and Abbas Combe, Parishes of Abbas and Templecombe and Charlton Horethorne (SCC Application Ref 646)

c)              Footpath WN29/5 – Slades Hill – for information purposes


13             Tree Warden’s Report


14             Burial Ground/ Closed Churchyard

1)                     Maintenance of closed Churchyard and Burial Ground – update

2)                     Removal of Pre-School Shed/condition of concrete base – update

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


15             Newsletter


16             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)              Western boundary hedge - update

b)              Replacement Scramble Net – update (Paula Batchelor)

B)                    Social Club

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

C)             Possibility of supply dog bags at the Recreation Ground

D)             Other


17             Any other business/items for Agenda for next meeting on the 11th April 2017.     Deadline for agenda items Monday 3rd April 2017.  PLEASE NOTE THE MEETING WILL COMMENCE AT 7PM WITH THE ANNUAL PARISH MEETING THE USUAL MEETING WILL FOLLOW ON .



 Signed …....................................dated  8.3.17           Clerk/RFO