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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/

 

07 August 2019Your recycling

A question and answer sheet about plastics and general recycling in Somerset has been produced by the Somerset Waste Partnership ...

To read the information about your recycling and where it ends up please see the full Q&A sheet on the council information page here library.asp

then click on the 'Rubbish & Recycling' tab

05 August 2019August 9th Parish Council Meeting

The agenda for the monthly parish council meeting on FRIDAY9TH AUGUST

is below - it can also be viewed or downloaded from the council information page - here: library.asp

 

 

PRIOR TO THE OPENING OF THE MEETING THERE WILL BE A SHORT PRESENTATION

from Mr. Ian Glover of Mendip District Council Neighbourhood services

about Non-Planning Enforcement

 

 

  1.  
  2. TO CONSIDER REQUIRED CO-OPTION OF COUNCILLORS
  3. TO CONFIRM MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS – Friday July 12th
  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. PLANNING –
  • Decisions reported
  • Applications for consideration – 2019/1300/FULCreeches Lane Walton
  • General planning issues – including:
  • South West Wood Products
  • Pursey’s garage – Section 106 application
  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
  • Grass cutting contract
  1. TREES FOR SOMERSET EVENT – report back
  2. FINANCES – reports
  • Consideration of the monthly financial report
  • Consideration of authorisation of payments schedule
  • Consideration of annual precept grant process
  1. THE WALTON TRUST –

To consider the grant application for village fun-day

  1. PROJECTS –

Reports on progress to date and consideration of any action required

  • Greening Walton
  • Dog waste
  • Relocation of defibrillator
  1. REVIEW OF STANDING ORDERS
  2. WALTON IN BLOOM
  3. DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS

10 July 201912th July monthly parish council meeting

There will be the monthly parish council meeting this friday - july 12th - at 7pm in the village hall lounge - everyone is welcome to attend.

the agenda can be seen below and/or viewed on the council information page of this website WHERE A CLEARER COPY IS LOCATED [due to page formatting the numbering and layout on the copy below may be slightly out]

AGENDA

WALTON PARISH COUNCIL MONTHLY MEETING - 12TH JULY 2019

PRIOR TO THE OPENING OF THE MEETING THERE WILL BE A SHORT PRESENTATION about the COUNCILLORS CODE OF CONDUCT

__________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1.  
  2. TO CONSIDER REQUIRED CO-OPTION OF COUNCILLORS
  3. TO CONFIRM MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS – Friday June 14th & Friday June 28th [interim planning meeting]
  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. PLANNING –
  • Decisions reported
  • Applications for consideration:

Redlands Solar Park – Butleigh Drove – 2019/1513/VRC to extend the operational life of the solar farm

  • General planning issues – including:
  • South West Wood Products
  • Pursey’s garage – reserved matters for approval
  1. ROADS, TRAFFIC & FOOTPATHS –

To receive reports and agree action if required, including:

  • Road closures
  •  
  • Peninsula Transport meeting and the Walton / Ashcott bypass
  1. CONSULTATIONS –
  • Devon and Somerset fire and rescue service
  • Review of polling districts and places
  1. TREES FOR SOMERSET EVENT
  2. VE DAY May 2020
  3. FINANCES –
  • Consideration of the monthly financial report
  • Consideration of authorisation of payments schedule
  1. PROJECTS –

Reports on progress to date and consideration of any action required

  • Greening Walton
  • Dog waste
  • Relocation of defibrillator
  1. DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS

21 June 2019ONE NEW COUNCILLOR - TWO REMAINING SPACES!

At the june 14th meeting, John Harvey was co-opted as a Councillor to Walton parish Council -

two spaces remain

If you would also like to be considered for co-option then please contact the parish clerk [ clerk@waltonpc.org  / 07399040667 ] as soon as possible for information... or you can talk to any of the existing councillors:

Naomi Johnson, Richard Crossman, Callum Child, John Harvey, Simon Loader, Bob Musgrave & Elaine Nelson

 

21 June 2019INTERIM PLANNING MEETING

THERE WILL BE AN INTERIM PLANNING MEETING OF WALTON PARISH COUNCIL ON FRIDAY 28TH JUNE AT 7PM IN THE VILLAGE HALL LOUNGE - THREE PLANNING APPLICATIONS ARE TO BE CONSIDERED [SEE BELOW] AND, AS WITH ALL PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS, THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND AND MAKE COMMENT

 

  • REF: 2019/1484/PAA – PRIOR APPROVAL FOR A PROPOSED CHANGE OF USE OF AN AGRICULTURAL BUILDING TO 3 BED SINGLE STOREY DWELLING – SOUTH BARN, RIGGISTON BARNS, RIGGISTON FARM MAIN STREET WALTON BA16 9RN

 

 

  • REF: 2019/1284/CLE – APLCATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF LAWFULL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE USE OF LAND AS A CARVAN SITE – SAM’S YARD ALLOTMENT DROVE WALTON BA16 9SE

 

 

  • REF: 2019/1416/CLP – APPLICATION FOR A PROPOSED LAWFUL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING CONSERVATORY WITH A SINGLE STOREY EXTENSION – 32 HEMPITTS ROAD WALTON SOMERSET BA16 9QS

 

14 June 2019annual governance and accountability return

Smaller authority name: WALTON PARISH COUNCIL SOMERSET

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2019

 

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

NOTICE

NOTES

 

 

1. Date of announcement 14TH June 2019 (a)

2. Each year the smaller authority’s Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments Ltd.  The unaudited AGAR has been published with this notice. As it has yet to be reviewed by the appointed auditor, it is subject to change as a result of that review.

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested. For the year ended 31 March 2019, these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to:

 

(b) Helen Moore, Walton Parish Clerk, 21 Bere Lane Glastonbury BA6 8BD

                                                              clerk@waltonpc.org

                                                              07399 040 667

    

 

commencing on (c) Monday 17 June 2019

 

and ending on (d)    Friday 26 July 2019

 

3. Local government electors and their representatives also have:

 

  • The opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records; and
  • The right to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of which the appointed auditor could either make a public interest report or apply to the court for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the smaller authority.

 

The appointed auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose between the above dates only.

 

4. The smaller authority’s AGAR is subject to review by the appointed auditor under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 and the NAO’s Code of Audit Practice 2015.  The appointed auditor is:

 

PKF Littlejohn LLP (Ref: SBA Team)

1 Westferry Circus

Canary Wharf

London E14 4HD

(sba@pkf-littlejohn.com)

 

5. This announcement is made by (e)       Helen Moore – Clerk & RFO

 

 

 

(a) Insert date of placing of the notice which must be not less than 1 day before the date in (c) below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(b) Insert name, position and address/telephone number/ email address, as appropriate, of the Clerk or other person to which any person may apply to inspect the accounts

 

(c) Insert date, which must be at least 1 day after the date of announcement in (a) above and at least 30 working days before the date appointed in (d) below

 

(d) The inspection period between (c) and (d) must be 30 working days inclusive and must include the first 10 working days of July.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(e) Insert name and position of person placing the notice – this person must be the responsible financial officer for the smaller authority

11 June 2019June 14th Parish Council Meeting

June 14th Parish Council meeting - 7pm in the village hall lounge

At this parish council meeting there will be a short presentation by the Mens Shed - recently moved to Walton from Street.

The newly elected District Councillor Matthew Martin will be attending to give a report and answer questions,

and the event horizon planning application Whitley / Stagmans Lane will be considered.

The full agenda can be viewed and downloaded from the parish council's information page here: library.asp

11 June 2019new consultation abofofut Hinkley point

Nuclear power: Hinkley Point

Information and reports about Hinkley Point nuclear power station.

2:53pm, 7 June 2019: Consultation on proposed changes to how cooling water is taken from the Severn Estuary by Hinkley Point C nuclear power station extended to 26 July 2019.

22 May 2019You are invited...

Friday 24th May is the Annual Meeting of the parish...

Come to the village hall at 7pm this Friday to see displays from many village groups running events and regular meetings in the village... including the new men's shed, WI, Walton textiles group, the Brownies & Short mat bowls

This is an opportunity to see and celebrate what goes on in Walton, there will also be refreshments and time to just socialise with friends.

So accept this invitation and come and join us - from 7pm  at Walton Village Hall 

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