MILVERTON PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
13th April 2015
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 2nd 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.
The Actions from the last meeting will be considered unless elsewhere on the agenda.
- For Parish Council Decision
a) 23/15/0004 REPLACEMENT OF DETACHED GARAGE AND ERECTION OF A TWO STOREY EXTENSION TO THE SIDE OF MEDLARS, WOOD STREET, MILVERTON
4.2 For Parish Council Comment
a) 23/15/0005/T NOTIFICATION TO FELL ONE BIRCH TREE AND ONE CYPRESS TREE WITHIN MILVERTON CONSERVATION AEA AT KINGSLAND, NORTH STREET, MILVERTON
The Chairman will provide a report on the present situation.
Members will receive and comment on the monthly crime report.
- Roads and Footpaths
a) Monthly Footpath Report
Mrs Lumby will report on the footpaths.
- Monthly Report
Members will discuss current road issues.
- Speed Watch and Community Speed Indicator Device
Members will discuss proposals for a new Speed Camera and taking responsibility for a Speed Indicator Device
III) Taunton Triathlon 2015
- Public Toilets
- Community Defibrillator
Mr Cotton will give an update
- Milverton Trust: Licence for Street Fair to Use Jubilee Gardens
Councillors will consider the terms of a licence.
- Preston Bowyer Phone Box
Mr Hendy will give an update.
a) Milverton Website
Mr Hendy will give an update
b) Milverton Parish Council Facebook page
Mr Phelps will set out the pros and cons.
a) Mobile Phone Coverage
Mrs Hoyle will report a proposal from Vodaphone to improve local coverage.
b) Landline Problems
Mrs Lumby will report on local connection problems.
- Annual Parish Meeting
The Clerk will report on the format and agenda items for this year's meeting.
- Milverton Parish Council Grant Policy: 2015 Review
a) Monthly report
The monthly report will request payments for Salaries, PAYE, and gardening
b) Audit 2014/15
The Clerk will set out the arrangements for this years audit.
- 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.