15th March 2018 Full Council Meeting Agenda






  1. Apologies


2.   To receive Councillors' declarations of interests and to consider any written applications for dispensations


3.   Minutes

            To receive and confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Full Council meeting held on 1st February 2018 (previously circulated)


      4.   Public Participation (time limit 10 minutes)


      5.   To receive such communications as the person presiding may wish to lay             before the Council


      6.   To answer questions from Councillors


      7.   To receive and consider reports and minutes of Committees


      8.   To receive and consider a report from the Clerk of the Council (previously circulated)

            a.         To receive this report

            b.         Update on non-agenda items


      9.   Update on Farleigh Fields


    10.  Update on Moor Lane and S106


    11.   Update on Bristol Airport Master Plan


    12.   Update on JSP and Local Plan and to approve the following:

a.         Engagement of Lucy White Planning Limited

            b.         Possible appointment of Highway Expert

            c.         Possible appointment of an Ecologist


    13.   To receive and consider Terms of Reference for BPC 2018-2036 Working Party (previously circulated)


    14.   Update on Parish Councillor vacancy


15.   To appoint member to BPC Planning Committee (please see Clerk's Report previously circulated)

16.   To discuss communications


17.   To receive and consider quotation from Dino-Digital in the sum of £600

        plus VAT for updating the Backwell Parish Council website (previously circulated)


18.   To receive and consider email from NSC dated 19.2.18 regarding changes to

        Mobile Library service in Backwell (previously circulated)


19.   To consider stone chippings being placed at gates in fields near West Leigh

        Infants School and gate in Backwell Playing Fields


    20.   To receive and consider reports from Working Parties of the Council/Cllrs

a.         To receive report from Enhancement Working Party (previously circulated)

            b.         To receive update from Highways Working Party

            c.         To receive and consider report from Cllr E Langston re library proposal

                        for telephone box in Westfield Close (previously circulated)

            d.         To receive and consider report from Cllr H Power - Motion: That the

                        Council conducts business in line with Standing Order 1 and its reference

                        to ‘Motions', and that these Motions/Resolutions are set out on the agenda


     21.  Accounts

a.         To receive and consider Receipts and Payments schedule for February 2018 (checked by Cllr J Cousins and R Taylor prior to the meeting)

            b.         To authorise expenditure for the month of February 2018


     22.  Planning

To consider the following planning applications:

            a.         Planning application no. 18/P/2131/FUH 50 West Town Road, Backwell -

Proposed single storey extension on site of existing conservatory to be demolished, proposed covered canopy and solar panels

            b.         Planning application no. 18/P/2169/RM Land off Moor Lane, Backwell -

Submission of reserved matters of appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for the erection of 65 no. dwellings, pursuant to outline planning permission 15/P/1916/O (outline planning permission for the erection of up to 65 dwellings with associated car parking, landscaping, open spaces and access.  All matters reserved except for access)

            c.         Planning application no. 18/P/2157/FUH 35 Church Lane, Backwell -

                        Excavation under lawn to create 4no. garages for domestic use


Dated this 8th day of March 2018     


J D Stone, Clerk to the Council,

1st Floor, 43 Rodney Road, Backwell, North Somerset, BS48 3HW

Tel: 01275 464653.  Email: [email protected]


1.                     Full Council meeting - Thursday 5th April 2018 at 1930 hours in Backwell Parish Hall

2.                     Planning Committee meeting - Thursday 19th April 2018 at 1900 hours in Backwell Parish Hall

3.                     Annual Parish Meeting of Electors - Thursday 26th April 2018 at 1930 hours in Backwell Parish Hall