Parish Council Agenda October 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 17th October 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 26th September 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. To determine what youth facilities the clerk is to research e.g basketball hoop, MUGA etc.

b. Purchase of trees for picnic area and Primary School.

c. Maintenance contract – to agree regular areas of the village that need attention prior to inviting tenders.

d. To consider cctv quotes for the playing field

8. Complying with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)

Consideration of paper circulated by Cllr Field on the subject of secure and protected emails and back-up of IT systems.

9. Finances

a. Summary of Account

b. S137 payments

c. Hire of Community Church for October meeting

d. Tree surgery works contribution in the cemetery   

e. To consider any other S137 requests received

f. 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

10. Planning – no applications received 

 11. Correspondence

To include: Volunteer Driver Scheme

12. Actions required from this meeting

13. Next Meeting: will be on Monday 21st November 2022, 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.