Gilcrux Parish Council

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          Brandraw Mount

          West Street        Aspatria

          CA7 3 HG

          016973 21935


Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend the Annual Meeting of Gilcrux Parish Council to be held at Gilcrux Village Hall,

 on Wednesday 11th May 2016 at 6.30pm (following the Annual Parish Meeting)

Trevor Gear

Parish Clerk


1. Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

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

 (a) To receive comments from members of the public

3.    Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for 2016/17 and Vice Chairman

4.    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.

5. Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 13th January 2016 as a true record.

6. Matters Arising

To discuss any matters arising under the Minutes.

7. Update on Running Water by Village Hall.

To discuss any progress made on the matter.

8. Advisory Funding Group (AFG).

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

9. Correspondence.

To report all relevant correspondence received since the last meeting.

10. Financial Update and Authorisation of Payments  

(a) To authorise payment of all outstanding accounts.

Clerks Salary (March/April)                                       £216.70

Expenses ( inc. Travelling, postage,  etc)                                                          £70.38          £287.08

HRMC                         £54.18

Hall Rental, (May)                                                                                                                     £16.00

Zurich Insurance         £394.79

                (b) To complete the Annual Governance Statement

                (c) To approve the Accounts for 2015/16


11. 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

12. Police Matters

a) To discuss matters affecting the parish and decide on any action


13.   Tallentire Hill

 To consider if as a result of monitoring any further action is needed regarding the muck heap


 14.    Ramp Access to Churchyard

         To receive an update on the provision of a disabled persons ramp and discuss the way forward.


 15.    Village Spring Clean

  To receive feedback from the Village Spring Clean held on 23rd April; 2016

 16.     Unpresented cheque

                To receive a report on an unpresented cheque from 2015/16 accounts

 17.    Play Park

  To receive an update

 18. Model Financial Regulations

 To adopt the January 2016 NALC model Financial Regulations.  

 19.   Insurance level

  To consider if the current Insurance level is sufficient

 20.   Upstream Tree Planting

               To consider how to promote the above

 21.   Speed Sensors

  To receive an update on speed sensors in the parish

 22.   Light Flicker from Wind Turbines

  To consider the above

 23.   Queens Birthday Celebrations

                To consider how the parish will celebrate the Queens 90th birthday

 24.   Matters for Next Meeting

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

 25.  Date of Next Meeting

To determine the date of the next meeting which is suggested to be 20th July 2016

May 2016 Agenda