Parish Council Agenda November 2022

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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 21st November 2022, 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 17th October 2022

3. Declarations of Interest

4. Summary of actions from the previous meeting

5. County and District Councillor reports

6. Highways

7. Parish Matters including:

a. Trees and benches for picnic area

b. Planting of trees on verges

c. Outcomes from discussions on youth facilities – incl a presentation from Edwin Hoskins.

d. Cctv update including disposal of redundant equipment

e. Trench and fencing in the Playing Field – obtaining tenders.

f. Update on change of email addresses and website

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

8. To consider a draft maintenance contract

9. Budget recommendations of the Finance Committee for consideration

10. Precept for 2023/2024

11. 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
  5.         Any other invoices to be paid

12. Planning – no applications received

13. Adoption of a Communications Policy

14. Correspondence

 To include: Shape Mendip Grants programme

                       Civility and Respect Project

15. Actions required from this meeting.

16. Next Meeting: will be on Monday 16th January 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.