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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



Payment Schedule for meeting 4.9.17

Dear Councillors,

Your attendance is requested for a meeting of the Town Council to be held on Monday, 4th September 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, 3rd July 2017 and Minutes of Town Council meeting held on Monday, 14th August 2017.

5. Matters Arising
a) Clock Auto Regulator (Mere Clock Tower) – update on grant application
b) Leases for car parks and public toilets – update and reports on background work to help decide future
c) Street Cleaning
d) 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 Ref:          17/08210/TCA
Application for:           Work to Trees in Cons. Area
Proposal:                     Conifer tree – fell
At:                                2 Bramley, Castle Street, Mere.  BA12 6JN

Application Ref:          17/07483/FUL
Application for:           Full Planning
Proposal:                     Demolish existing garage and erection of dwelling with integral garage
At:                                3 New Cottages, Shaftesbury Road, Mere.  BA12 6BN

Application Ref:          17/07598/FUL
Application for:           Full Planning
Proposal:                     Proposed kitchen dry store extension to North East corner.  Changes
to window arrangements to previously approved extension
(Application Ref: 16/08599/FUL)
At:                                Bramley House, Castle Street, Mere.  BA12 6JN

Application Ref:          17/06166/FUL
Application for:           Full Planning
Proposal:                     Rendering of house using K Rend Silicone Coloured Render
At:                                The Shoe, Old Hollow, Mere.  BA12 6EG

Application Ref:          17/07277/FUL
Application for:           Full Planning
Proposal:                     Construct new 2 bedroom chalet type dwelling and the formation of a
new access
At:                                Land adjacent to Peacehaven, Pettridge Lane, Mere.  BA12 6DG

*b) Draft Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan (consultation closes 22.9.17)
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) Highway Update for August (see Adrian Hampton Newsletter email 14.8.17)
c) Request for new bus stop outside Hill Brush Factory
*d) Urgent Closure Notice TTRN B3095 (part) Warminster Hollow, Mere

9.  Buildings, Open Spaces, Play Areas, Sports Grounds, Allotments & Cemeteries
a) Policy on smoking/vaping at Duchy Manor Grounds
b) Maintenance of Public Toilets (drainage)
c) The future of Mere Croquet Club and maintenance issues

10 Finance, Policy & Resources
*a) Payments – to approve payments set out in payment schedules attached
*b) To approve Budget/Expenditure report for period ending 31.7.17
c) Lynch Close Residents’ grant application for greenhouse & shed – Cllr. G. Jeans

11.  General Items & Consultations
*Update on the future delivery of Waste Collection and Waste Management Services – Wiltshire Council
*Future organisation of Moviola Film Screenings in Mere

12. Forthcoming meetings/events
5th September – Wiltshire Council meeting to discuss financial challenges – 5.30 p.m., Salisbury City Hall
12th September – Wiltshire Council’s Planning Training Event
19th September – Community Area Transport Group Meeting – 2.00 pm, Nadder Centre, Tisbury
24th September - Community Litter Pick
27th September – South West Wiltshire Health & Wellbeing Fair – 2.00pm – 5.00 pm, Nadder Centre
27th September – South West Wiltshire Community Safety Partnership meeting – 6.00 pm, Nadder Centre

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 enclosed/attached


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