pump track design

[DRAFT] Minutes of Parish Council Meeting: 11th June 2024, 7:30pm

Clerk: Philip Edwards (CiLCA) | Tel: 07591 257067 |
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Councillors Present: Sara Box (Chairman), Andrew Kirkby, Jon Sebright, Philip Warden and Mark Wilson (Vice Chairman)

Also Present: Philip Edwards (Clerk)


There was no public participation contributed by members of the public.


2406_[2]  Apologies for Absence

Apologies for absence were received from Jon Elford

2406_[3]  Declaration of Interest

There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary or personal interests.

2406_[4] Confirmation of Minutes

RESOLVED: The Parish Council meeting minutes of Tuesday 14th May 2024 were confirmed as an accurate record and signed by Chairman.

REPORTS – To receive and note any reports

2406_[5] Chairman’s Report

  • There was no report from the Chairman

2406_[6] Clerk’s Report

  • A report was received from the Clerk
    • Noted: an enquiry had been received about possible hire of the playing field on a Saturday.
    • RESOLVED: Enquiry from Vistry re meeting council about planning proposals. The council would welcome a meeting after the local plan had been updated identifying housing requirements in the area.
    • Noted: The council mobile phone was no longer holding charge, the Clerk was requested to purchase a replacement with a budget of £160
  • Noted: correspondence shared with council members listed in the appendix.

2406_[7] Members Reports, Responsibilities and Meetings Attended

  • Cllr Wilson reported on correspondence with Bath & West Community Energy regarding renewable energy in the area.

2406_[8] Ward Councillor’s Report

  • There was no report from BANES District Cllr David Wood due to the period of purdah

2406_[9] Village Hall and Open Spaces Reports

  • RESOLVED: Purchase of a new (one trip) 20′ green shipping container along with a lock box to replace the curo garage hire. The Clerk was authorised to place an order based on approximate price quoted of £2750
  • The approval of bus stop refurbishment quotation for additional works to the original quote was postponed for a later meeting
  • RESOLVED: Approval of installation of a miners statue, with a suggested location of opposite the south Temple Cloud village sign on the A37
  • Noted: Cllr D Wood had offered a BANES Ward Empowerment Fund of £1097 towards cost of goal posts. The Parish Council thanked Cllr Wood for the grant.
  • RESOLVED: Purchase of goal posts for the playing field. MH Goals, 9v9 16×7 quoted £1,097.40.
  • RESOLVED: Goal posts to be installed with the Clerk authorised to go ahead with an installation budget of up to £750. Pitch to be Youth U11/U12 9v9 80×50 yards, orientated with one goal against farmers field at top and one goal against playground at the bottom, as close to field at top as possible. (priority was to avoid goals backing onto residential bungalows or the pump track). All the old goal posts to be removed and scrapped.
  • Noted: Inspection report for fire alarm and equipment testing

2406_[10] FINANCE

Payments and Income (see appendix 2024-06 Finance Reports)

  • RESOLVED: payments to approve as listed in finance reports
  • Noted: finance reports including payments, income and bank reconciliation
  • Noted: Nationwide have requested a new form be filled in for change of signatories


There were no outstanding consultation requests at the time of agenda publication


  • RESOVLED: Future meetings to be held on the third Tuesday of the month
  • RESOLVED: Date of next meeting: Tuesday 16th July 2024, 7.30pm


There being no further business, the Chairman closed the meeting at 20:34

Agreed as a correct record,
signed by the Chairman of the meeting: _______________________ on:_______________
(Chairman initial all other pages)