Parish Council Agenda February 2023

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Meare Parish Council

Langata, High Street, Aller, Langport – TA10 0QN


Mobile: 07854 379938


You are summoned to a meeting of the Parish Council

To be held on Monday 20th January 2023, 7.30 pm in The Chapel, Church Path


Public Participation: If you would like to address the Council, please contact the clerk to request a speaking slot.

1. Apologies for absence. (LGA 1972 s85 (1))

2. Minutes of the meeting held on: Monday 16th January 2023

3. Declarations of Interest

4. Summary of actions from the previous meeting

5. County and District Councillor reports

6. Highways

a. Finger post – Burtle Road, update following site visit

7. Parish Matters including:

a. Trench and fencing in the Playing Field – tenders.

b. Other Playing Field related matters

c. Village Hall and Playing Field progress report.

d. MWFT – Verge Planting programme of activity 

e. Website development progress report

8. Grant applications

a. Meare Parish Activities Group (MPAG) – King Charles III Coronation event £500 – toilet hire and food/soft drinks 

b. Citizens Advice Mendip – request for funding to support their work

9. Finances

a. Summary of Account

b. Invoices paid since last meeting          

  1. Invoices to be paid 
  2. Mr S Edwards – Website hosting
  3. Meare Community Church – room hire
  4. Clerk’s expenses
  5. Any other invoices to be paid

10. Planning:

a. Application No 2023/0005/FUL. 

Location – Cold Harbour Farm, Meare Road, Glastonbury. 

Applicant: B Cox and M Pople

Proposal: Formation of agricultural access & construction of a bridge.


b. Application No 2023/0057/CLE

Location: Penmeare Farm, Glastonbury Road, Meare

Applicant: Mr and Ms A & C Shaw & Cortesi

Application Type: Certificate of Use Existing 


c. Application No 2023/0163/CLE

Location: The Hide Station Farm, Shapwick Road, Westhay

Applicant: Mrs S Dyga

Application Type: Certificate of Use Existing


11. Correspondence

12. Actions required from this meeting.

13. Next meeting will be on Monday 20th March 2023, 7.30pm in the Chapel


Clerk to the Council

Gerard Tucker

The Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions: Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, marital status and disability), Crime and Disorder, Health and Safety and Human Rights.

Prior to the start of the meeting, public participation will take place.

Questions and comments are invited from members of the public immediately prior to Council meetings. The session is limited to 15 minutes and to a maximum of three minutes for each participant.