A Meeting of Mark Parish Council will be held in the Church Hall, Vicarage Lane, Mark on Tuesday 3rd November 2020 at 7.00 p.m.



1.    Apologies for absence


2.    To receive any Disclosures of Interest


3.    Minutes of the Meeting held on 1st September 2020 to be presented and signed.


4.    To receive any report from the County Councillor.


5.    To consider co-opting a person to serve on the Parish Council to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mrs J. Horn.


6.   Finance

[a] Balance of Accounts current £20,111.10 & reserve £36,769.89 at 1.10.20

[b] Accounts for Approval for Payment

[c] To approve bank reconciliation at 30.9.2020.

[d] Preliminary consideration of Estimates for 2021/22.


7.   Planning Portfolio

To confirm the following recommendations of permission made since the last Meeting –

 029 Variation of condition to allow the repositioning of the pavilion, west of Vole Road, Mark – Mark Cricket Club. permission.


030 Conversion of garage to living accommodation and erection of detached garage and new boundary wall at Gables, The Causeway, Mark – N. Loney permission.


031 Formation of two concrete yard areas on farmyard, Lilac Farm, Harp Road, Mark – M. Wall. permission.


035 Erection of replacement agricultural building, Nut Tree Farm, Vole Road, Mark – Carnell & Partners. permission.


037 Erection of stable building, Southwick House, Southwick Road, Mark – C. Larkin. permission.

038 Certificate of Lawfulness for use of land as a caravan park and caravan storage, Dutch Court Farm, Dutch Road, Mark – Mr & Mrs J. Harris. permission.


039 Erection of an agricultural building to the east of Green Drove, Mark – G. Puddy. conditional permission.


040 Change of use of land to additional domestic garden and erection of garage, The Old Hay Barn, Green Drove, Mark – G. Puddy. refusal.


041 Erection of detached garage and workshop, Pudar, Southwick Road, Mark – L. Cutler. permission.


 and to consider 034 Erection of agricultural workers dwelling with access to the south of Rookery Farm, Northwick Road, Mark – C.S. & J.M. Petheram together with any new planning applications received by the date of the Meeting.


8   Public Areas Portfolio


  • Highway Matters a) highway defects; b) fly-tipping; c) extension of 30 mph speed limit, Blackford Road – completion of signage; d) proposed safety scheme, Mark First School- consultation; e) Temporary road closures, National Grid; f) SID/Community Speedwatch; g) Tree, Northwick Road.
  • 67 Bus Service.
  • Public Rights of Way – to consider any issues.
  • Play Area – Somerset Playing Fields Association Field of the Year and refurbishment of benches;
  • Village Hall and Football Pitch Area – to consider any issue including refurbishment of goal mouth;
  • Land or Property in which Parish Council has an interest


9.  Website Portfolio – to consider any issues;


10.  Date of next Meeting – 22nd December 2020 at 7.00 p.m.



Clerk to Mark Parish Council


The Press and Public are welcome to attend this Meeting


Members are reminded that the Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions: Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and any disability), Crime and Disorder, Health and Safety and Human Rights.


Please note that in accordance with recent changes to Covid rules, face masks now need to be worn at indoor Meetings.


































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