MILVERTON PARISH COUNCIL

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that two Casual Vacancies have occurred in the office of Councillor on the Milverton Parish Council.

Unless ten electors for the Parish give notice in writing by Friday the 25th day of October 2019 to the Returning Officer, The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton, TA1 1HE, requesting that an election be held, the Parish Council will, at a Meeting to be held on Monday 4th November at Victoria Rooms, Milverton, fill the vacancies by the co-option of two new Councilor’s.

         L Thorne Deputy Clerk to the Parish Council                                                                                       Dated: 8th October 2019

2 Beech Tree Close
Wiveliscombe, Taunton

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 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 Canon Ian Ainsworth Smith.

The Vice Chairman is Mr Trevor Phelps

This site was last updated on 14th September 2019.

WHATS NEW?

The Conclusion to the Financial Audit can now be found on the financeandaudit page 

The next Parish Council meeting will be on 4th November 2019. The agenda can be found under papers for next meeting.  It will be held in the Victoria Rooms (See location map at foot of the page) at 7:00pm. 


Parish Council Emergency Committee

The Committee meets bi monthly between September and April (and at other times as necessary).


One impact of the low numbers is that there are insufficient nominated members for the Parish Council to award itself The Power of Competence which will restrict its activities. 

The latest Report on the Toilet refurbishment will be added to the Papers for the next meeting.

The Annual Parish Meeting was held on 23rd April 2019. 

The 2018/19 Audit is being undertaken and the relevant files will be added to the Finance and Audit page in due course.

The Council meeting dates have been updated and the calendars for 2019/20 are here


WHATS RECENT?

The Emergency Planning page has been updated.

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

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

The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2019. Read the Parish Council's Privacy Statement 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 has published its Annual CIL Return for 2017/18 on the Finance and Audit page.

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.

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.

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 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