MINUTES OF A FULL MEETING OF YATTON KEYNELL PARISH COUNCIL HELD IN THE BARN – THE BELL INN YATTON KEYNELL MONDAY 3rd JUNE 2024
Present: Cllr A Parker (Chair), Cllr C Grainger, Cllr M Green, Cllr. F. Plowman, Cllr M Pope, Cllr D Towl, Cllr M Woodcock, U Cllr N Botterill & I. Plowman (Clerk).
Public Gallery: None


1.PUBLIC GALLERY
No issues
2.REGISTER OF INTERESTS
None Required
3.APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr L Harkus & Cllr S Richards
4.MINUTES OF THE LAST PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
Minutes of the Meeting – 13th May 2024 – approved & signed by – Cllr A. Parker.
5.REGISTER OF ACTIONS
Track between Blacksmith Close & School – no update, awaiting response from Persimmon.
LHFIG Tracker, noted that tracker needs to be corrected and a response to the Council’s letter is still outstanding. U Cllr N Botterill to chase.
Church Farm Oak Tree – Councillors accepted the quotation from Barry Senneck of £75, Clerk to submit planning application for tree work in conservation area.
Surgery Footpath (YK16) School have confirmed support for the proposal, Clerk to request a quote from LHFIG for the work so that councillors can determine the contribution the Parish Council wish to make.
6.PLANNING
Planning Applications to be considered:
PL/2024/04869 – Summer Lane Cottage – Single Storey Extension to rear – No objection, noting that there have been a number of developments at this site and it is for the Planning Officer to determine if over development has taken place.

PL/2024/04748 – The Dovecote Broomfield Farm – Extension – Due to the late receipt of this application, debate postponed to the July meeting, Clerk to inform planning officer.

Planning Updates:
PL/2022/05696 – Drovers Green Variation – No update

Lime Down Solar Farm Proposal – Noted that Wiltshire Council passed a motion regarding the concentration of solar farms & battery storage in Wiltshire.

Leigh Delamere Solar Farm – noted that Grittleton Parish Council have written to the Environment Agency re groundwater protection zones.

Planning Applications recently determined by Wiltshire Council:
PL 2024 02626 – 2 West View Variation to Conditions – Approved

7.CLERK – FINANCE
Yatton Keynell Recreation Association provided written update re solar panel project, requested funding of £9,150 (previously approved circa £8,000). Councillors unanimously agreed to the revised figure, funds to be released upon receipt of a copy of the final invoice. Funds provided by the Community Infrastructure Levy received by the Parish Council re Drovers Green. (Post meeting note – Invoice received 4th June funds released)
Councillors unanimously agreed to make a donation of £50 to By Brook Pre School re their Garden Project.
Four payments approved:
I J Plowman – £240.06 – Chq 101318 – Clerk Salary May 2024

JCB-S Garden-Maintain Ltd – £497.55 – Chq 101319 – Village Maintenance
By Brook Pre School – £50.00 Chq 101320 – Donation

Yatton Keynell Recreation Association – £9,150.00 – Chq 101321 – Contribution to Solar Panel Project
Bank reconciliation was signed.


8.HIGHWAYS, FOOTPATH & PLAY AREA
Parish steward to be requested to collect any abandoned road signs and to organize a road sweeper to clean The Street.
Clerk to send list of roads which need resurfacing to U Cllr N Botterill.
Clerk to request grass at Broomfield Junction be cut. (Post meeting note: reported 4th June)

Residents to be reminded to ensure pavements are not obstructed by overhanging vegetation.

9.COUNCILLORS QUESTIONS AND ITEMS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS
No issues raised

Meeting Closed 20:10
Next meeting: Monday 1st July 2024 – The Barn at The Bell Inn