Welcome to Congresbury Parish Council
Congresbury Burial Ground - Consecration
At the request of Congresbury Parish
Council the Right Reverend George Cassidy Assistant Bishop of Bath and Wells
Diocese acting as commissary for and on behalf of the Right Reverend Peter Lord
Bishop of bath and Wells intends to consecrate the remainder of the burial
ground on Thursday 25th April 2019 at 3pm. All are welcome to attend.
Village Hall/Community Centre Survey
Congresbury Village Hall Ltd has asked the Parish Council to look at the possibility of raising funds through a Public Works Loan. As part of this the Parish Council has asked that a survey is undertaken to assess the level of support from residents. This survey should have been delivered to all households. If you have not received one you are able to get one from the Post Office or the Parish Office. The survey ends on April 26th.
At this stage it is only a survey and the Parish Council will make a decision on the next step following receipt of the results. This is expected to be debated at the Full Council meeting on June 10th 2019.
Further information is available at http://www.congresburyvillagehall.co.uk/. This includes a link where you can complete the survey on-line. If you have specific questions please contact a member of the Village Hall Development Committee, either Ian Sheppard on 835291 or Lester Biffin on 876082 or email the parish office at email@example.com
Parish Council Elections May 2nd 2019
Please find here the Statement of persons nominated and Notice of Poll for the local elections being held on Thursday 2nd May 2019.
CONGRESBURY NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN
The consultation period has now been completed for the Neighbourhood Development Plan. The next stage is a report to the North Somerset Council Executive Committee. The report will be presented on 19th March 2019 and the recommendations are as follows;
'It is resolved that the Congresbury Neighbourhood Development Plan meets the criteria necessary under Schedule 4B of the 1990 Town and Country Planning Act (as amended) and can proceed to examination. That North Somerset Council’s comments on the submitted Congresbury Neighbourhood Plan as set out in Appendix 1 are submitted to the Neighbourhood Plan examiner, along with comments received through the Regulation 16 consultation (a schedule of which are set out in Appendix 2).' The full report can be accessed here including all submitted comments.
The Plan will then be sent to the examiner which means the plan is a step closer to referendum. Many thanks to those who submitted comments.
GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS (GDPR)
FULL PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
There was a meeting of the Full Parish Council on Monday 8th April 2019 at 7.30 pm in the St Andrews Room, Old School Rooms, Station Road, Congresbury. The draft minutes for the meeting can be found here. Supporting documents are available via the Council Meetings tab.
There is a meeting of the Finance Committee on Thursday 25th April 2019 at 9 am in the St Andrews Room, Old School Rooms, Station Road, Congresbury. The agenda for the meeting can be found here.
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
There was a meeting of the Planning Committee on Monday 25th March 2019 at 7.30 pm in the St Andrews Room, Old School Rooms, Station Road, Congresbury. The draft minutes for the meeting can be found here. Supporting documents are available via the Council Meetings tab.
VACANCY FOR PARISH COUNCILLOR
Parish Council currently has vacancies for Parish Councillors. The
Parish Council plays a vital role in the Parish of Congresbury, working towards
keeping the Parish an attractive place to live and influencing the future of
the area. The Parish Council holds meetings in the Old School Rooms once a
month, to which members of the public are invited. Meetings usually last up to
2 hours, depending on the agenda. In addition to regular meetings, councillors
are occasionally required to attend other meetings or events representing the
Council. Being a parish councilor will not take up too much of your time
and is something that can give you a sense of achievement. For more
information please contact the Chair of the Parish Council, Cllr Diana Hassan
on 01934 876454 or e mail the clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on village events, clubs and societies please click on the link to the village website here
If you would like to know more about the history of Congresbury click here
If you wish to connect to North Somerset Council please click here .
OFFICE OPENING TIMES:
The office will be open to the public between:
9 am -11.45 am on Mondays and 9 am-1 pm on Tuesdays/Thursdays and Fridays