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clock tower Town Clerk - Mrs. L. C. Wood

Duchy Manor,
Springfield Road,
BA12 6EW
Phone: 01747 860701

e-mail: lindseywood@merewilts.org




Dear Councillors,

Your attendance is requested for a meeting of the Town Council to be held on Monday, 3rd July 2017 at 7.30 p.m. in The Andy Young Pavilion, Springfield Road, Mere, BA12 6EW

Yours sincerely,


Lindsey Wood,
Town Clerk.

1. Public Session
The Chairman will convene the Town Council meeting after the public session (please note that members of the public are no longer permitted to speak unless invited to do so by the Chairman).

2. To receive apologies for absence

3.  To receive declarations of interest from members and to consider requests for new DPI dispensations.
Members are invited to declare disclosable pecuniary interests and other interests in items on the agenda as required by the Mere Town Council Code of Conduct for Members and by the Localism Act 2011.

4.  Minutes – to approve Minutes of Town Council meeting held on Monday, 5th June 2017.

5. Matters Arising
a) Clock (Mere Clock Tower) – update on grant application
b) Dog Fouling & Code of Practice for Dog Walkers
c) Leases for car parks and public toilets
d) Street Cleaning
e) Lloyds Bank mobile bank route and siting

6.  Reports & Consultations
a) Neighbourhood Policing Report
b) Wiltshire Councillor’s Report

7.  Planning
a) Applications: (All applications can be viewed on Wiltshire Council’s website http://planning.wiltshire.gov.uk/Northgate/PlanningExplorer/ApplicationSearch.aspx   – and type in the relevant application number)

Application Number:               17/04732/FUL
Application for:                       Full Planning
Proposal:                                 Internal alterations to meeting room; new entrance doors and
paving; alterations to boundary wall.
At:                                            Mere URC, Boar Street, Mere.  BA12 6DD


Application Number:               17/05153/FUL
Application for:                       Full Planning
Proposal:                                 Single storey rear extension (amendment to planning
permission 17/00320/FUL)
At:                                            12 Walnut Road, Mere.  BA12 6FG

b) Draft Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan – Advance notice of consultation
*c) Neighbourhood Planning
d) Progress update on new bungalows to be built at Bramley Hill

8.  Highways, Rivers, Footpaths, Traffic & Transport
a)  Highway & footpath issues for Parish Steward & street lighting faults
b) Dark Lane Wall
c)  Fingerpost signs

9.  Buildings, Open Spaces, Play Areas, Sports Grounds, Allotments & Cemeteries
a) Removal of mini recycling site from Salisbury Street Car Park
b) Painting of litter bins, street signs, street lighting, railings etc. – Cllr. G. Jeans
10 Finance, Policy & Resources
*a) Payments – to approve payments set out in payment schedules attached
b) Letter from Mr. Graham Swanson
c) Does the Town Council wish to purchase a SID

11.  General Items & Consultations
Community Litter Pick for September – Cllr. B. Norris

12. Forthcoming meetings/events
Wiltshire Council’s Planning Training Events

13.  Future agenda items


Note:  Members are reminded that the Town Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions: Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and any disability), Crime and Disorder, Health and Safety and Human Rights.

*Further information on these items distributed separately


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