Abbas and Templecombe Parish Council

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

Telephone: 01963 370527 e-mail



TUESDAY 14th JUNE 2016 at 7.15 pm



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 10th May 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)                     BT Broadband delivery in rural areas – e mail dated 6.6.16

2)                     Henstridge Youth Club – e mail dated 14.5.16

3)                     St Mary's Roof Appeal – Wedding Dress Festival – Fundraising – letter from C Scott

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 held on the 8th June 2016 at 9.00 am at Churchfield   Wincanton  (Robin Cave)

3)                      Planning application no 16/02267/COU – Changing the use of an existing garage into a commercial kitchen – The Old Farmhouse  Stowell Hill  Stowell Milborne Port DT9 4PE

4)                      Proposed application for Caravan Club Certified Location – Manor Farm  Templecombe

5)                      SSDC – Changes to Section 106 Contributions Policy – letter dated 23.5.16

6)                      SSDC – Consultation on Modifications to Community Infrastucture Levy Draft Charging Schedule

7)                      Slades Hill 106 Agreement – update if applicable

 8)          Any other planning matters received by the 14th June  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 – Letter dated 15.5.16 - 2nd Templecombe Scout Group


8            Village Hall – A Haskell/T Loader

1)                      Quotations for rendering Village Hall  – update

2)                     Other


9            Co-option of one Parish Councillor – update


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


11          Highway Matters 

1)                     Road Scheme – update e mail dated 18.5.16 SCC (Martyn Evans)

2)                     SCC – SID reports for A357 Tower Hill location – April/May 2016

3)                     Speed watch in Templecombe – A Denton – e mail dated 5.6.16

4)                     WI enquiry – Area at the entrance to East Street

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




12          Footpaths

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


13          Tree Warden’s Report


14          Burial Ground/ Closed Churchyard

1)                     Maintenance of closed Churchyard and Burial Ground – update

a)         Section of Churchyard wall  – adjacent to Church House – update

2)          Availability of plots to non-parishioners

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 matters in need of attention:-

a)  Fence in North-East corner  – posts broken off and pushed over – update (G Wilson)

b)  Loose bolt – Cone Climber - 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)    Review of Children’s Play Area signage


D)    Condition of boundary hedge bordering Recreation Ground and P Jeanes property


E)    Other


17          Any other business/items for Agenda for next meeting on the 12th July 2016.     Deadline for agenda items Monday 4th July 2016.


A closed confidential session will follow to review personnel salaries






Signed …....................................dated  08.06.16            Clerk/RFO