Agenda & Notice of Parish Council Meeting, 21st March 2024 7:30pm

Clerk: Philip Edwards (CiLCA) | Tel: 07988 471568 | clerk@hintonblewettpc.co.uk
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To Councillors: C Elliott, D Cox, D Duckett (Chairman), D Huffadine (Vice Chairman), J O’Nians and P Young
You are summoned to attend a meeting of Hinton Blewett Parish Council to be held at Hinton Blewett Village Hall on Thursday 21st March 2024 at 7.30pm. The agenda for the meeting appears below.

Philip Edwards, Clerk, 17th March 2024


(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.


2403_[2] Apologies for Absence

(2min) 7:45

To note and decide on apologies for absence.

2403_[3] Declaration of Interest

(2min) 7:47

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

2403_[4] Confirmation of Minutes

(3min) 7:49

TO RESOLVE: The Parish Council meeting minutes of Thursday 11th January 2024 are confirmed as an accurate record and signed by Chairman.


2403_[5] Chairman’s Report

(5min) 7:52

  • To receive a report from the Chairman

2403_[6] Clerk’s Report

(8min) 7:57

  • To receive a report from the Clerk
  • To note: correspondence shared with council members listed in the appendix.

2403_[7] Councillor Responsibilities and Meetings attended

(4min) 8:05

  • To note: any reports on councillor responsibilities and meetings attended

2403_[8] Highways

(4min) 8:09

  • To note: any reports on highways

2403_[9] Ward Councillor’s Report

(4min) 8:13

  • To receive a report from BANES District Cllr David Wood

2403_[10] FINANCE

(8min) 8:17

(a) Payments and income – see appendix 2024-03 Finance Reports

  1. TO RESOLVE: payments to approve listed in finance report
  2. To note: payments and Income listed in finance report
  3. To note: bank reconciliation
  4. TO RESOLVE: Approval of grass cutting quotation for the playing field, emailed to cllrs 5/3/24
  5. TO RESOLVE: Approval of grass cutting quotation for the Barbury, emailed to cllrs 5/3/24
  6. TO RESOLVE: An annual one point scale increment from April 2024 to SCP24 in accordance with the Clerk’s contract of employment.


(5min) 8:25

TO RESOLVE: Application Reference24/00536/FUL
Application Address: 7 Upper Road, Hinton Blewett, Bristol, Bath And North East Somerset, BS39 5AW
Proposal: Erection of a two storey rear extension and recladding of entire building, to follow demolition of existing single storey side extension.
(Extension to respond agreed by Planning Officer)

TO RESOLVE: To confirm any response from the council regarding the local plan options consultation

TO RESOLVE: Any instructions to the Clerk regarding planning applications published by BANES not listed above. To note recent updates, see ‘Hinton Blewett’ under ‘PARISH’ on BANES website:



(5min) 8:30

  • TO RESOLVE: Review and adoption of the following policies:


(2min) 8:35

  • To note: any requests for business to be considered at the next meeting
  • TO RESOLVE : Date of next meeting: Thursday 9th May 2024, 7.30pm at Hinton Blewett village hall.

Schedule of council meetings: https://hintonblewettpc.co.uk/diary-of-parish-council-meetings/


Documents and reports:

Policies for Review

For upcoming reviews, refer to: Document Review Schedule


To view appendices, please view this document on our website

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