Agenda Parish Council meeting 9th January 2018

You are summoned to attend a meeting of the Parish Council at 7.00pm on Tuesday 9th January 2018 at the Church Hall, Church Hill, High Littleton.


Opportunity for the members of the public to speak (the public are asked to limit their address to 5 minutes)

  • Trevor Wilmot (Neighbourhood Watch Administrator) to discuss Neighbourhood Watch


Minutes of the Parish Meeting held on the 12th December 2017

Declarations of Discloseable Pecuniary Interests and Request for Dispensations

Development Control, Forestry Works and Footpath Diversions

17/05234/FUL  Erection of single storey rear extension. 10 The Grove, Hallatrow

17/05466/ADCOU  Prior approval request for change of use of Agricultural Building to Dwelling (Use Class C£) and associated operational development. Brickhouse Farm, White Cross, Hallatrow

1705687/FUL  Erection of a single Storey rear extension. 1 Ferndale High Street, High Littleton

17/05668/ADCOU  Prior approval request for change of use of Agricultural Building to Dwelling (Use Class C3) and associated operational development. Cow Shed, Bungays Hill Farm, Bungays Hill, High Littleton

New Planning Applications

17/05964/FUL  Erection of ground floor front extension with roof terrace. Access to roof terrace from first floor landing. Erection of railings to existing terrace area. Hillside, Goosard Lane, High Littleton

Other Planning matters

Church Farm scaffolding and other planning matters

2018 Local Plan – HELAA

 Agenda Items

  1. Parish Plan – Highways & Environment
  • Village Gate, Paulton Road
  • Hallatrow Hill footway – Phase 2 (Road Speeds on A39 particularly by Langfords Lane and Highbury Road in Hallatrow)
  • Review of speed limits in the parish
  • Traffic and parking issues on New Road near chicane
  • £500,000 scheme to improve traffic flow on A39
  • Air pollution levels and concerns on the A39
  • Harts Lane Speeding complaint
  1. Highway related matters
  2. Bus Stops / Bus Shelters/ Bus Services
  • The reduction in the bus service and the impact on parishioners
  1. Youth Service Matters
  2. Footpath Matters
  • Damage to footpath from the Recreation Ground to Southover Road
  • Footpath CL 11/16 – footpath ploughed over
  1. Methodist Church – Update Review
  2. Neighbourhood Plans
  3. Parishioners’ question of the status of the Community Speed Watch
  4. Bench installation requests in the Parish
  • Memorial Bench request for Rotcombe Lane
  1. Councillor Vacancies
  2. Christmas trees – suppliers and dressers
  3. Community Empowerment fund – letter from Paul Myers Cabinet Minister Policy, Localism and Partnership
  4. Plants for Village
  5. Council owned Streetlights – new LED lamps
  6. Clerk Vacancy
  • Expenditure for the advertising of a new Clerk.
  1. GDPR – new Data Protection Regulations.

Reports from Representatives


Recreation Ground

Police and Neighbourhood Watch                                             

School Governors

Grass and Cemetery

Parish Magazine “News and Views”  

Greyfield Wood  

Street Cleansing Update 

Parish Liaison Meeting                                                              

Facebook feedback 

Items of interest from District Councillor:

Correspondence for Action:


  • Council to agree to budget sheet for 2018/2019
  • Council to set the Precept for 2018/2019

For Payment:

Clerk’s Dec 2017 pay and expenses; HMRC – Dec 2017 Tax and National Insurance; E.ON Electric – Dec 2017; M Stevens – Dec Grass cutting Recreation Ground; SSE Lighting Maintenance – Oct – Dec 18; Glasdon UK – difference in replacement bench and fixing kit; Holy Trinity Church – Hall rent Sept 17 – Jan 18; John Shears – Dog poop bags; Tibbs Trees – 2 x Christmas trees; Somer 2000 – Dressing 2 x Christmas trees; P Young – Archive boxes; Fosseway Press – Printing News and Views.

Matters Chairman considers Urgent

Items for Next Meeting

Quarterly Accounts

Grants for financial year just finishing

Exchange of Parish Council Data back up on Cruzer Blade Exchange

Date of Next Meeting

Tuesday 13th February 2018


Chairman                                                                                                                             Clerk