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Clerk: Trevor Gear        17, Speckled Wood Drive


E-mail:     CA1 3RD


Website:    01228-491812      

4th March 2020


Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Gilcrux Parish Council to be held at Gilcrux Village Hall, on Wednesday 18th March 2020 at 6.30pm.  The agenda is printed below, and I hope you will be able to attend.

Trevor Gear




To receive apologies for absence.

      2. 15 minutes Open Forum for Parishioner’s Comments.

 (a) To receive comments from members of the public

     (b)  Presentation by Oscar Howland

      3.  Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by members of pecuniary and other registerable interest in respect of items on this Agenda not disclosed on your notification of interest form.

      4.  Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 15th January 2020 as a true record.

5.  Advisory Funding Group (AFG).

To receive an update of any matters concerning the AFG since the last Parish Council meeting.

6.  Correspondence.

To report all relevant correspondence received since the last meeting.

      7.  Clerks Report

 To consider any actions by the clerk since the last meeting

      8.  Borough and County Councillor’s reports

To receive reports from Councillors Colhoun and Maguire (Allerdale Borough Council) and Councillor Graham (Cumbria County Council)

      9.  Financial Update and Authorization of Payments  

(a) To authorise payment of all outstanding accounts.


Clerks Salary (Jan./Feb.)                  £243.84

Expenses (Inc. Travelling, postage, etc.)              £107.21                       £351.05

HRMC                            £60.96

Gilcrux Village Hall/Rent (March)                                                           £16.00

  (b)  To consider the effectiveness of audit 2018/19 and appoint auditor for 2019/20

             (c)  To consider the risk assessment for 2020/21

    10. Planning Applications

a) To consider all planning applications received for consultation since the last          meeting and decide on a response.

b) To receive details of any decisions

c) To receive details of any appeals

d) Any other planning related correspondence

     11. Police Matters

To discuss matters affecting the parish and decide on any action

     12.  Bank Account with online facilities

            To receive an update on the above

     13.  Footway Lighting

  To consider the contents of a further letter from Allerdale Borough Council

     14. Update on St Mary’s Church - Funding and Work

            To receive an update on the above

     15.  Parish Spring Clean

  To consider the above

     16.  Vacancies     

  To consider an application for co-option

     17.  Land Registration

  To receive a progress report on the above.  

     18.  VE Day 75

   To consider any events to commemorate the above

     19.  Village Green

   To discuss any further drainage of the above  

     20.  Matters for Next Meeting

            To determine any matters to be considered at the next meeting.

     21.  Date of Next Meeting

  6.30pm 20th May 2020 Gilcrux Village Hall (including Annual Parish Meeting)

2020 March Agenda