Parish Council Agenda January 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 16th 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 21st November 2022

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

7. Parish Matters including:

a. Outcomes from discussions on youth facilities – incl:

    1. Fencing quotes for goal areas
    2. Gates for car park

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

c. Draw down agreement with Village Hall for Public Works Loan

8. To consider maintenance contract tenders

9. Precept for 2023/2024

10. Finances

a. Summary of Account

b. Invoices paid since last meeting  

d. Invoices to be paid

  1.         Mr Malcolm Sweet – Village Maintenance
  2.         Clerk’s salary – paid by Standing Order
  3.         EDF Energy – Paid by Direct Debit
  4.          Clerk’s expenses
  5.         Any other invoices to be paid

11. Planning 

2022/2481/FUL, Avalon Marshes Centre, Shapwick Road, Westhay. COU of land from agricultural to ancillary parking

12. Appointment of Internal Auditor

13. Correspondence

 To include: Shape Mendip Grants programme

14. Actions required from this meeting.

16. Next Meeting: will be on Monday 2oth February 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.