Milverton is a village in Somerset approximately 7 miles west of Taunton.

Here you will find details about Milverton Parish Council and its business.

The current Chairman is Dr Russell Jenkins and  Dr Julie Richardson is Vice Chairman.

This site was last updated on 28th October 2018.

WHATS NEW?

The Audit for 2017/18 has been completed. The relevant documents are available on the Finance and Audit page.

The next Parish Council meeting will be on 3rd November 2018. It will be held in the Victoria Rooms (See location map at foot of the page) at 7:00pm. The agenda is here.

WHATS RECENT?

The Emergency Planning page has been updated.

At the meeting on 2nd July Mr James Wade was co-opted onto the Council with immediate effect.

The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2019. Read the Parish Council's Privacy Statement here.

The Annual Parish Meeting was held on 15th May 2018. The Parish Council Chairman's Annual Report is here and a brief report of other proceedings is here.

The Parish Council has published its NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2018 which can be found on the Finance and Audit page.

The Parish Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Lorna Thorne as Deputy Clerk with effect from 1st January 2018.

The Parish Council is pleased to announce the co-option of Mr Jodie Mr Jodie Norris as a Parish Councillor with effect from 1st December 2017.

The Parish Council has published its Annual CIL Return for 2016/17 on the Finance and Audit page.

The 2016/17 Audit has been completed and the relevant files have been added to the Finance and Audit page.

Brief reports of all Council meetings can be found on on the Blog here.

On 26th July TDBC voted to sell the access land to Notaro to allow them to build out the extant 1979 permission for 72 houses adjacent to Creedwell Orchard. See the Creedwell page for more information.

The proposal to site a Mobile Phone Mast on the rising ground to the west of the village has been approved by TDBC. The covering letter is here and the map is here.

At the March 2016 meeting Councillors voted to accept the TDBC offer to take over the Public Toilets in Fore Street. The transfer was completed on 4th April 2017.

At the meeting on 9th January 2017 Councillors voted to increase the Precept for 2017/18 to £20000 from the present level of £14000. The Finance page has been updated with the Estimated Budget for 2017/18 and the signed Precept Request Form.

Taunton Deane Borough Council's latest Site Allocations and Development Management Plan (SADMP) has been pronounced 'sound by a Government Inspector. The Parish Council's response to the original consultation can be found here.

At the election in 2015 11 candidates put themselves forward for nomination for the Parish Council. The casual vacancy was filled by the co-option of Mr Derek Cutler who has now been replaced by Mr Jodie Norris.

The Council meeting dates have been updated and the calendars for 2015/6 and 2016/17 are here

A page of links to relevant local websites has been added.

Brief report of meetings are placed on the blog.

As a result of a huge collaborative effort between the Parish Council and the Recreation Ground Committee the Play Area has been refurbished and extended. See the pictures here.

The Parish Council has responded to Taunton Deanes proposed Asset transfer Policy. The response is here.

The Parish Council has responded to the planning application for 70 houses on land at Creedwell Orchard. The full response can be found on the Creedwell Proposed Development page

The News page has a link to a blog with up to date information.

The new Freedom of Information Scheme has been added to this page.


Milverton, Somerset TA4 1JU