Full Council meeting agenda 11th January 2018






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 7th December 2017


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

            a.         To receive this report

            b.         Update on non-agenda items


9.         To receive, consider and determine:

            a.         Grant applications for 2018/19

            b.         Budget and reserve levels for 2018/19

            c.         Precept for 2018/19


10.       Update on JSP consultation


11.       Update on Local Plan consultation


12.       Update on Moor Lane


13.       Update on Farleigh Fields Appeal


14.       To consider nomination of Councillor and guest to attend Royal Garden

            Party on Tuesday 5th June 2018


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

            a.         To receive update from Enhancement Working Party

            b.         To receive update from Highways Working Party

16.       Accounts

            a.         To receive and consider Receipts and Payments schedule for December                                   2017 (checked by Cllr M Bowerman prior to the meeting)

            b.         To authorise expenditure for the month of December 2017

            c.         To authorise expenditure of £850 plus VAT for legal fees Farleigh Fields

d.         To authorise expenditure of £253.75 plus VAT for repairs to gates at Oatfield and to replace rubber shroud on elephant spring rocker at Moor Lane

            e.         To authorise expenditure of £278 for fence repairs at Oatfield


17.       Planning

            To consider the following planning applications:

a.      Planning application no. 17/P/5283/FUH 27 Hilldale Road, Backwell - Erection of a two storey side extension

b.     Planning application no. 17/P/5206/FUH 7 Robinson Close, Backwell - First floor extension over garage

c.      Planning application no. 17/P/5233/FUH 14 Orchard Road, Backwell -          

A two storey rear extension with a single storey side extension

d.     Planning application no. 17/P/5232/FUH 2 Fernside, Backwell - Erection of a single storey side extension

e.      Planning application no. 17/P/5470/TPO Backwell Bowling Club, West Town Road, Backwell - Oak (T11) - clear crown away from Bowling Club (fence & building) 2m; Cherry (T10) - remove crossing limbs

f.      Planning application no. 17/P/5317/FUH 46 Backwell Hill Road, Backwell - Demolition of existing porch and construction of a new front porch, single storey rear lean-to extension, first floor side extension and new patio doors to replace two windows in side elevation


18.       Confidential Items

            Resolved: That pursuant to the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings)

            Act 1960, the Public and Press be excluded from the meeting for the

            following items due to the confidential nature of the business to be transacted


19.       Staff

            Staff matters


Dated this 4th day of January 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 1st February 2018 at 1930 hours in Backwell

            Parish Hall  

2.         Planning Committee meeting - Thursday 15th February 2018 at 1900 hours in

            Backwell Parish Hall