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If you want to report a pot hole or other road defect then you can report it directly to Somerset Highways via this link:

/http://www.somerset.gov.uk/roads-parking-and-transport/problems-on-the-road/report-a-pothole-or-road-defect/

If you want to see the web page giving details of all highways structural maintenance work for this financial year, you can see it via this link:

 https://www.travelsomerset.co.uk/structural-maintenance/

 

10 January 2020January parish council meeting

The next parish council meeting will be on Friday 17th January 2020 at the village hall lounge 7pm.

The agenda is shown below but also in a clear and more readable form on the council information page of this website.

  1. APOLOGIES
  2. TO CONSIDER REQUIRED CO-OPTION OF COUNCILLORS
  3. TO CONFIRM MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS – Friday December 13th  2019
  4. COUNCILLORS –
  1. Declarations of interests
  2. Disclosure of any undeclared interests and notifications of dispensations
  1. RESIDENTS –
  1. To raise items NOT on this agenda for consideration as future items
  2. To speak on items on THIS agenda
  1. TO RECEIVE REPORTS –
  1. District and County Councillors
  2. Parish Councillors
  1. PLANNING –
  1. Decisions reported
  2. Application to consider:

2019/3004/OTS

OUTLINE APPLICATION with some matters reserved FOR 37 DWELLING HOUSES WITH DETAILS OF ACCESS

Land East of number 21 South Street Walton

 

  1. General planning concerns:

- Pursey’s garage – Section 106 application

  1. FINANCES –
  1. Consideration of the monthly financial report
  2. To consider precept request to Mendip District Council for the 2020-2021 financial year
  3. Consideration of authorisation of payments schedule
  4. To consider the councils appointment of internal auditor
  1. PROJECTS –

Reports on progress to date and consideration of any action required

  1. Greening Walton –
  2. Dog waste
  3. Relocation of defibrillator
  4. To consider East Mead Field regarding grass keep 2020 and any required works
  1. 2009/2010 PARISH PLAN REVIEW
  2. CONSULTATIONS –
  1. National Community Energy Campaign
  1. STAFFreport back re annual appraisal
  2. ROADS, TRAFFIC & FOOTPATHS To receive reports and agree action if required, including:
  1. Road closures, pot holes, verge cutting
  2. Footpath maintenance & New footpaths
  1. VILLAGE PLAY AREA– allocation of area of responsibility
  2. DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS, EVENTS & TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

09 December 2019December parish council meeting

The next parish council meeting will be on December 13th at 7pm in the village hall lounge and everyone is invited to attend.

The agenda can be seen below [item numbering may be incorrect!] or clearer & to download on the council's information page of this website  here:library.asp

December 13th from 7pm

  1. Apologies
  2. TO CONSIDER REQUIRED CO-OPTION OF COUNCILLORS
  3. TO CONFIRM MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS – Friday 8th November 2019
  4. COUNCILLORS –
  • Declarations of interests
  • Disclosure of any undeclared interests and notifications of dispensations
  1. RESIDENTS –
  • To raise items NOT on this agenda for consideration as future items
  • To speak on items on THIS agenda
  1. TO RECEIVE REPORTS –
  • District and County Councillors
  • Parish Councillors
  1. PROJECTS –

Reports on progress to date and consideration of any action required

  • Greening Walton – Tree planting event report
  • Dog waste difficulties with bin installation
  • Relocation of defibrillator
  1. 2009/2010 PARISH PLAN REVIEW
  2. PRECEPT GRANT APPLICATIONS –

Holy Trinity Church,

Mendip Community Transport,

St Margaret’s Hospice,

Under 5’s Pre School,

PTA,                                      

Men’s Shed

  • To agree which deferred applications will receive a grant [no amounts decided at this stage]
  • To agree amount of grants to be made to all approved applications
  1. PLANNING –
  • Decisions reported
  • Application to consider:

2019/2897/HSE 31 Hempitts Road BA16 9QS – single storey ext. to rear

2019/2932/PAA Riggiston barns – prior approval application for change of use – agri to dwelling hse.

  • General planning concerns:

- Pursey’s garage – Section 106 application

- South West Wood Products

  1. CONSULTATIONS –
  • Strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments
  • National Community Energy Campaign
  1. ROADS, TRAFFIC & FOOTPATHS To receive reports and agree action if required, including:
  • Road closures, pot holes, verge cutting
  • Footpath maintenance & New footpaths
  1. VILLAGE PLAY AREA– General report
  2. THE WALTON TRUST –

To agree annual parish council payment to the Trust

  1. FINANCES –
  • Consideration of the monthly financial report
  • To consider proposed draft budget for the 2020-2021 financial year
  • Consideration of authorisation of payments schedule
  • To consider the councils statements of internal control
  1. DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS, EVENTS & TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

03 December 2019Tree Planting

The Family Tree Planting day on Saturday 30th November was a huge success with residents of all ages coming together to create two new hedgerows at the Allotment Field on East Mead Lane.

Over 425 trees were planted, certificates were awarded to the younger attendees, and in an hour an a half, Walton is a greener place with wildlife habitates in the area improved.

to all who attended - Thank you for being an active part of your local community - our Tree Team

01 December 2019bin collections - Christmas & new year

20 November 2019Walton Trust Quiz night

28 October 2019Main Street Road Closure

County Council of Somerset have made an Order PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Main Street from 20m south west of the junction with Bramble Hill, eastwards for a distance of 305 metres.

This order will enable Somerset Highways to carry out resurfacing works The Order becomes effective on 28 October 2019 and will remain in force for eighteen months.

The works are expected to last for 5 days (07:30-17:30). Please visit www.roadworks.org for further information on the alternative route For information about the works being carried out please contact Somerset Highways on 0300 123 2224

Walton Parish Council have requested extra signage to prevent the use of local minor roads by unsuitable vehicles - please contact Somerset Highways on the above number with any difficulties.

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