The present Kingsdon Parish Council were elected in 2015 and sit for a term of four years. We usually meet on the second Thursday of every month in the village hall. The parish council notice board is outside of the village shop.

There is parishioner’s time preceding each Parish Council meeting where you can comment about items that are on the agenda, or ask for an item to be considered for the agenda at the following meeting.  (Only items that are actually ON the agenda can be discussed at a meeting)

The quickest way to raise an issue is to speak to a councillor. Each has volunteered to look after particular issues and these are listed with the contact details of each councillor below. If you are not sure who to contact ask any councillor or the clerk for advice. There is also a Parish Councillor Surgery at the village shop each month. The Parish Council is supported by the Parish Clerk and an independent Responsible Financial Officer.

Planning applications have to be considered by the Parish Council within a specified time-frame and these meetings are also open to the public so look out for notifications. The Parish Council makes recommendations to the District Council Planning Authority as to whether the application is considered acceptable, conditional, or otherwise.


Transparency Code

The Government has introduced a Transparency Code for local councils and smaller authorities, with a turnover not exceeding £25,000. Kingsdon Council fits into this category, so the Parish Councillors will publish annually, no later than 1st July each year, various items of financial information as required by the Code.

All information required to be made public can be found at the end of this page together with the Standing Orders of the council and other important documents, such as the most recent Parish Plan.

The Council is also required to publish DRAFT minutes of all council meetings, agendas and associated papers. These are published in the Kingsdon Chronicle. The approved minutes can be accessed below.


Parish Councillors

NamePositionAddressPhoneeMailRegister of Interests
David BeswickChairman plus environment, allotments and tress. Church LinkAmor, Top street, Kingsdon, TA11 7JU.01935 840795KPC-chair@kingsdon.orgclick here
Brian PaineVice-chairman plus former school field projectWestgate, Top Street, Kingsdon, Ta11 7JU.01935 842058,KPCvice-chair@kingsdon.orgclick here
Philip WatersDrains, ditches, litter and fly tipping. Former school field working partyThe Old Bakery, Chapel Hill, Kingsdon, TA11 7LN.07815898065phillipwaters@hotmail.co.ukclick here
Ian DibbenVillage hall link, footpaths and website27 Kingsdon, TA11 7LF01935 840726iandibbs@btinternet.comclick here
Alec AndersonPlay equipment and fieldsLow Barn, Lower Road, Kingsdon TA11 7DY01935 840528alecanderson50@yahoo.co.uk
Guy OsborneHighways, verges and footpathsDelimera, Pitts Lane, Kingsdon, TA11 7LL01935 841137guyosbornekpc@gmail.comclick here
Keith TridgellResponsible Financial OfficerHill View, School Road, Kingsdon TA11 7EW07899 790713keith.tridgell@kingsdon.org
Sue MackayCottage Barn, Top Street, Kingsdon, TA11 7JU01935 840023sue.mackay@kingsdon.netclick here
David NorrisSouth Somerset District Councillor62 High Street, Wincanton BA9 9JF01963 34535david.norriscllr@southsomerset.gov.uk
David WarburtonMember of Parliament for Somerton & FromeUnit G9, Woodside Court, Dairy House Yard, Sparkford, BA22 7LH01373 580500david@warburton.org.uk
Dean RuddleCounty CouncillorFreshfields, Cartway Lane, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 6JH07976 556054ddruddle@somerset.gov.uk
Tony CapozzoliSouth Somerset District Council5 Church Street Ilchester, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8LW01935 840011tony.capozzoli@southsomerset.gov.uk
David WarburtonMP for Somerton and FromeUnit G9, Woodside Court, Dairy house Yard, Sparkford, Somerset, BA22 7 LH01373 580500david@warburton.org.uk
Charlie HullSouth Somerset District Councillor - Northstone, Ivelchester, and St.Michael's WardFootsteps, High Street, Charlton Adam, Somerton, Somerset07979 917882charliehull2015@@gmail.com
Paul RowsellSouth Somerset District Councillor - Northstone, Ivelchester, and St.Michael's WardThe Halfway House Inn, Country Lodge, Chilthorn Domer, Yeovil, Somerset01935 840350
The Clerk is Kate Hatt who can be contacted by email at kingsdonclerk@btinternet.com
Update – Monday 11th January 2021 – There will no Kingsdon Parish Council Meetings until further notice while the national lockdown is in force.

MEETINGS 1 MAY 2020 TO 30 APRIL 2021

MEETINGS 1 MAY 2019 TO 30 APRIL 2020

-To view previous years meeting minutes please click here


Kingsdon Village Allotments

Click here for more information


Kingsdon Village Plan – Draft

This draft version (5.2) of the Kingsdon Village Plan is now available for download. <click here>

The Parish Council has extended the consultation period on the draft village plan until 29th February 2020.

The Kingsdon Parish Council Clerk is Kate Hatt: email : kingsdonclerk@gmail.com

Hard copy comments can be sent to the village clerk: Kate Hatt, Bluebell House, Mow Barton Road, Kingsdon TA11 7DX


Kingsdon Estate Development Proposals

Briefing Document prepared for the Extra-Ordinary Parish Council Meeting 13th October 2018 – Click the image to the left to download.

Briefing notes from Andrew Preston GTH presented at the meeting are also available for download – click here


Kingsdon Parish Community Plan Survey 2017 

The Parish Council is pleased to announce that the results of the recent survey have been received prior to Christmas.

A village meeting to give a full presentation and begin the development of an action plan response will be held early in 2018.

Click here to download the full report


TRANSPARENCY CODE COMPLIANCE

Precept Budgets

PRECEPT BUDGETS – Approved by KPC as recorded in the minutes

2015>2016    download_button    Precept Budget 2015 to 2016
2016    download_button   KPC Budget 2016 to 2017
2019 & 2020    download_button   KPC Budget Headings 2019  & 2020     
2021 & 2022    download_button   KPC Budget Headings 2021 & 2022
  
  
  
  
download_buttonParish Plan 2012download_buttonFinancial Regulations
download_buttonVillage Design Statement 2007download_buttonCommunity Plan Survey 2017
download_buttonCode of Conductdownload_buttonFreedom of Information 2021
download_buttonStanding Ordersdownload_buttonPublic and Press Recording Policy