APRIL 2020

 

SEDGEMOOR DISTRICT COUNCIL

Mark and Wedmore Ward

Polly Costello – polly.costello@sedgemoor.gov.uk 01934 713564

Will Human – will.human@sedgemoor.gov.uk 01278 641795

 

REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 2020

 

 

Both Will and Polly attended the Axe/Brue drainage board full committee meeting and Polly presented the Environmental sub committee report to the members. The annual budget was agreed. The Drainage Boards continue to work hard to keep the council tax down whilst delivering excellent flood management in our wards.

 

Polly and Will sat on a licensing panel to consider a new premises licence for Middlezoy Rovers football club following objections. The application was granted with strict conditions in place.

 

Polly has stepped in as chairwoman of Wedmore Parish Council after the sudden resignation of the Chairman and Vice Chair, she hopes to be officially voted in as official Chair in May. She has taken on all the projects that Neil Ellis was in charge of and hopefully is up to speed with the various groups and projects, but if she has missed you out please contact her at polly.costello@sedgemoor.gov.uk

 

At the Full District Council meeting, the budget was presented by Duncan McGinty, Leader of SDC, the council tax will be going up by £5 in a Band D, 3% rise which works out at 10p per week. Full council voted in favour of the Council Tax support scheme and the various recommendations from the executive members.

 

Members of Green Wedmore met with Polly to talk through all the exciting future projects including the Food Forest project and the Environmental summit.   Polly and Neil Ellis have worked hard with Green Wedmore to cement a good working relationship with the PC to get as many green projects and ambitions off the ground, exciting things to come.

 

Polly attended the last SDC Grants subcommittee meeting for this quadrennial. She was pleased to have applications from local residents and all the remaining grant money available was awarded.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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