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Agenda & Notice of Parish Council Meeting: 11th July 2023, 7:30pm

Clerk: Philip Edwards (CiLCA) | Tel: 07591 257067 |
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To Councillors: Sara Box, David Cottis, Jon Elford, Andrew Kirkby, Helen Neary, Jon Sebright (Chairman), Philip Warden and Mark Wilson (Vice Chairman)

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Parish Council to be held at 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th July 2023 at Temple Cloud Village Hall.

Philip Edwards, Clerk, 4th July 2023


(15min) 7:30

Members of the public may raise any matter during this session for not more than three minutes, by addressing the Chairman. The rest of the meeting is closed to public participation. The public and press may attend the meeting unless the Council enters a confidential session, please notify the clerk of any intention to film or record.


2307_[2]  Apologies for Absence

(3min) 7:45

To note and decide on apologies for absence.

2307_[3]  Declaration of Interest

(3min) 7:48

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary or personal interests and consider any dispensation requests in accordance with the PC Code of Conduct.

2307_[4] Confirmation of Minutes

(4min) 7:51

TO RESOLVE: The Parish Council meeting minutes of Tuesday 20th June 2023 are confirmed as an accurate record and signed by Chairman.

2307_[5] Co-option of new Council Member

(4min) 7:55

  • To review any applications for co-option.
  • TO RESOLVE: To co-opt any new members to the Parish Council
  • To receive any declarations of acceptance of office


2307_[6] Chairman’s Report

(4min) 7:59

  • To receive a report from the Chairman

2307_[7] Clerk’s Report

(5min) 8:03

  • To receive a report from the Clerk
  • To note: correspondence shared with council members listed in the appendix
  • To note: New defibrillator pads have been fitted on the school unit
  • To note: the clerk is updating the website with a new theme code with latest php and wordpress version. This will fix background errors and improve security.
  • TO RESOLVE: New defibrillator cabinet (Temple Cloud Garage cabinet is broken and no longer serviceable. Cabinets start at £495+VAT plus fitting/delivery)

2307_[8] Members Reports

(3min) 8:08

  • To receive any reports on members’ responsibilities or attendance of outside bodies.

2307_[9] Ward Councillor’s Report

(4min) 8:11

  • To receive a report from BANES District Cllr David Wood


(12min) 8:15

  • To receive a report on any updates regarding the pump track grand opening event
  • To note: The split tree limb in the BANES hedge overhanging the playing field bench has been removed by BANES
  • To note: An offer for junior sized goalposts may be available from a local football club
  • To note: stones and rocks from the pump track topsoil have caused problems for the playing field grass mowing. The village operative has been moving stones into the hedge. (Councillors are requested to move stones into the hedge if passing.)
  • To review: A request for a drinking water facility outside the village hall
  • To review: A request from Temple Cloud in Bloom for a tap to water plants outside the village hall
  • TO RESOLVE: Purchase of bins for the playing field
  • TO RESOLVE: Purchase and installation of boulders or other options between the car park and pump track

2307_[11] VILLAGE HALL

(5min) 8:27

  • To note: A smart meter has been installed in the village hall. The in home display no longer connects to the meter and a replacement has been requested. Graphs of online usage are being observed to monitor if energy use can be reduced.
  • To note: Current electricity usage and current payments suggest that payments and account balance to date are on schedule with a small balance on the account. The EDF account has suggested an automatic reduction in future direct debits.
  • To note: review of current use of village hall.
  • TO RESOLVE: Review of village hall hire rates and playing field hire rates

2307_[12] FINANCE

(10min) 8:32

Payments and income – see appendix 2023-07 Finance Reports

  1. TO RESOLVE: payments to approve as listed in finance reports.
  2. To note: payments and Income
  3. To note: Bank reconciliation
  4. To note: Year to date spend against budget
  5. To review: Options for point of sale terminals for receiving card payments and online payments for the village hall
  6. TO RESOLVE: Instructions to the clerk regarding point of sale terminals and card payments online.


(8min) 8:42

TO RESOLVE: Application Reference23/02363/FUL
Application Address: South Barn , Cameley Road, Cameley, Bristol, Bath And North East Somerset, BS39 5AH
Proposal: Retention of seed store

TO RESOLVE: Application Reference23/02432/CLEU
Application Address: Cam Bridge Barn , Temple Bridge, Temple Cloud, Bristol, Bath And North East Somerset, BS39 5AA
Proposal: Use of a building as residential with adjacent garden (Certificate of Lawful Use (Existing))

Recent updates to previous planning applications updates can be viewed online: (filter with ‘PARISH’)


(5min) 8:50

  • TO RESOLVE: Consultation request regarding High Littleton & Hallatrow Neighbourhood Plan
  • To note: WECA Consultation request regarding Somer Valley Links


(3min) 8:55

TO RESOLVE: Date of next meeting: Tuesday 12th September 2023, 7.30pm



Appendix of Meeting documents and reports

2023-07 Finance Reports

Financial reports for the monthly parish council meeting.

  • Posted: 3rd July 2023
  • Version: 1

Football Pitch Hire Rates

Minutes of Parish Council Meeting: 13th June 2023, 7:30pm

Minutes and associated documents for the parish council meeting.

Village Hall Hire Rates

Hire rates for use of the village hall and playing field. For both regular and one off hirers

  • Posted: 26th March 2019
  • Last reviewed: July 2023

Appendix of Correspondence

To view appendices, please view this document on our website

  • Version: 2