Full Council meeting agenda 7th September 2017





  1. Apologies


2.   To consider co-option of two new members onto Backwell Parish Council and, if co-opted, to receive their Declarations of Acceptance of Office (please see Clerk's report)


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


4.   Minutes

            To receive and confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Full Council Meeting held on 3rd August 2017


      5.   Public Participation (Time Limit 10 minutes)


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


      7.   To answer questions from Councillors


      8.   To receive and consider reports and minutes of Committees

To receive the draft Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 17th August 2017


      9.   To receive and consider a report from the Clerk of the Council

            a.         To receive this report

            b.         Update on non agenda items


     10.  To appoint cheque signatories for bank mandate form (please see Clerk's Report)


     11.  To appoint Councillor to Planning Committee (please see Clerk's Report)


     12.  To consider proposals for Station Road


     13.  To receive and consider letter from Pill & Easton-in-Gordano Parish Council dated 16.8.17 re waiting restrictions in the Parishes


     14.  To receive and consider email from Bristol Airport dated 17.8.17 re slot

            co-ordination consultation

     15.  To consider electronic delivery of  Parish Council meeting papers


     16.  To authorise expenditure for attendance at SLCC Conference on

            Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at Holiday Inn, Filton, Bristol, at a

            cost of £89 plus VAT (register before 25.10.17) per attendee or 3 for 2 if booked at same time


     17.  Update on Farleigh Fields


     18.  To receive update on proposals for Station Road


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

            a.         To receive report from Enhancement Working Party

            b.         To receive update from Highways Working Party

            c.         To receive update from 2026/2036 Working Party


     20.  Accounts

            a.         To receive and consider Receipts and Payments schedule for August

                        2017 (checked by Cllr H Power prior to the meeting)

            b.         To authorise expenditure for the month of August 2017

            c.         To consider reinvestment of Parish Council funds

            d.         To authorise return of grant funding of £2,653.09 to Bristol Airport Community Fund in respect of safety railings at top of Dark Lane


     21.  Planning

            a.         To receive and consider emails from NSC dated 30.8.17 re Consultation

                        on Draft Accessible Housing Needs Assessment Supplementary Planning

                        Document (available to view in the Parish Office).  Deadline 12.10.17

            To consider the following planning applications:

b.         Planning application no. 17/P/1834/F 14 Orchard Road, Backwell -

A two storey rear extension, with single storey side extension - Mr

Paul Gamble-Bereford

c.            Planning application no. 17/P/1842/LUP 16 Karen Drive, Backwell -

     Lawful development certificate for the proposed construction of single   

                       storey rear extension - Mr & Mrs Burton

d.           Planning application no. 17/P/1856/LUP The Hawthorns, Backwell Hill,

      Backwell - Lawful development certificate for the proposed erection of a

      single storey side extension - Mrs L Bickerstaffe

e.            Planning application no. 17/P/1861/TPO 53 Dark Lane, Backwell -

      T1 oak - remove primary scaffold limb to approximately 1m; T3 oak - 

                        remove dead branches and secondary fork over road; T5 oak - crown

                        lift to 4-5m and reduce remaining crown by up to 2m - Mr Luke 


f.            Planning application no. 17/P/1909/WT 60 Church Lane, Backwell - 2

      Horse Chestnut - sever roots if found during excavation works - Mr Julian     

                        Batt, Woodland Services

g.           Planning application no. 17/P/1933/O Land adjacent to Summervale, 

      Moor Lane, Backwell - Outline planning permission for the erection of   

10 no. new dwellings with access and layout for approval and all other matters reserved - Mr D Abruzzo

h.           Planning application no. 17/P/1954/F 15 Church Town, Backwell - Raise

ridge height to create additional first floor living space - Mr A Carter


Dated this 31st day of August 2017   




J D Stone, Clerk to the Council,

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

Tel: 01275 464653.  Email: [email protected]




1.                     Planning Committee meeting - Thursday 21st September 2017 at 1900 hours in Backwell Parish Hall

2.                     Full Council meeting - Thursday 5th October 2017 at 1930 hours in Backwell Parish Hall