Milverton Parish Council
PARISH COUNCIL MEETING 3rd March 2014
7.30pm in the Victoria Rooms Fore Street
Questions from the Public.
Members of the public are welcome to attend and address the Parish Council to provide information and raise matters of concern.
Members will be expected to provide reasons for absence. Members are reminded that absence for 6 consecutive meetings without approval could lead to disqualification.
- Declarations of Interest
The Code of Conduct requires that Members disclose interests of a
personal, prejudicial and pecuniary nature that may be pertinent to tonight's business. A prejudicial or pecuniary interest will require the member to leave the room during the discussion of the relevant item.
In cases of uncertainty members are recommended to consult the Clerk.
- Minutes and Matters Arising from minutes
The Minutes of the meeting held on 3rd February have been circulated with the summons to this meeting. Members will be asked to consider them for accuracy and if satisfied pass a resolution of approval that they be signed by the Chairman as a true and accurate record.
a) Applications for Parish Council Comment
i)23/14/0004/T NOTIFICATION TO FELL ONE MAGNOLIA, ONE PEAR (DEAD) AND ONE CHERRY. TO COPPICE ONE BAY TREE AND TO CARRY OUT MANAGEMENT WORK TO TWO BEECH TREES WITHIN MILVERTON CONSERVATION AREA AT NETHERFIELD, SAND STREET, MILVERTON.
ii) 23/14/00005/T NOTIFICATION TO FELL POLLARD ONE BEECH TREE WITHIN MILVERTON CONSERVATION AREA AT 2 WOODBARTON, MILVERTON
iii)23/14/0008 VARIATION OF CONDITION NO 2 (APPROVED PLANS) OF APPLICATION 23/10/0017 FOR THE ERECTION OF A STORAGE BUILDING AT HIGHPARK VIEW, MILVERTON
b) Other Planning Matters
The Clerk will provide a report about other general planning matters and suggest 3rd April 2014 for the next site visit.
- Recreation Ground Play Area
Mrs Hoyle will report on progress with regard to quotes and fundraising. She will propose a resolution that the Parish Council leads this project in partnership with the Recreation Ground Committee.
- Milverton Public Toilets
TDBC has set out an intention to close the toilets in Fore Street and at the Recreation Ground on 1st April. Cllr Wren will set out what options there are to maintain them. The Chairman will report on the recommendations made at the recent meeting of the Amenity Committee.
The Chairman will provide a verbal update.
Members will receive and comment on the monthly crime report.
- Roads and Footpaths
a) Monthly Footpath Report
Mrs Lumby will report on the footpaths.
b) Monthly Road Report
The Clerk will report and members will raise other issues of concern.
- Milverton Burial Ground
The Chairman will set out the way forward.
- Milverton Website
Mrs Hoyle will report on progress towards a coordinated village website
- Preston Bowyer Phone Box
The Clerk will provide an update on the Grant application.
The monthly report will request payments for Salaries and PAYE.
- Matters to Report
Members are invited to report matters of interest and raise matters of concern for future consideration by the Council, including items from the following external bodies:
Twinning; Victoria Rooms; Milverton United Charities; SALC; Traffic Working Party; Youth Project; Milverton Trust; Milverton Action Group and 10 Parishes.