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2016 Sept Agenda


Clerk: Trevor Gear        Brandraw Mount

          West Street

E-mail:     Aspatria

          CA7 3HG

Website:    016973 21935


14th September 2016


Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Gilcrux Parish Council to be held at Gilcrux Village Hall, on Wednesday 28th September 2016 at 6.30pm.  

Trevor Gear

Parish Clerk



To receive apologies for absence.

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

 (a) To receive comments from members of the public

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 20th July 2016 as a true record.

5. Matters Arising

To discuss any matters arising under the Minutes.

6. Advisory Funding Group (AFG).

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

7. Correspondence.

To report all relevant correspondence received since the last meeting.

8. Financial Update and Authorisation of Payments  

(a) To authorise payment of all outstanding accounts.

Clerks Salary (July/Aug)                £218.88

Expenses (Inc. Travelling, postage, etc.)                        £78.27            £297.15

HRMC                         £54.18

Hall Rental (Sept.)                                                                                    £16.00

Playsafety Ltd                       £79.80

ISS Facility Services (Grasscutting/August)                            £221.70

Public Works Loan Board          £806.88

ISS Facility Services (Grasscutting/September)       £221.70

Firpress Printers/ Newsletter           £65.00

Laurie Mansfield/Website           £150.00


  b) To receive the External Auditor’s Report


 9. 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

10. Police Matters

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

11. Vodafone Signal

To consider concerns regarding the effects of the of the Vodafone Open Signal  

12. Ramp Access to Churchyard

         To receive an update on the provision of a disabled persons ramp.

13. Affordable Housing

To consider concerns regarding the lack of provision of affordable housing in the parish

14. Seats within the Parish

   To consider a rolling programme of seat replacement within the parish    

15. Play Park

  To receive the Safety Inspection Report

16. Speed Sensors

  To receive an update on speed sensors in the parish

17. Emergency Plans for Parishes

             To consider information received from CALC

18. Vodafone Signal

              To consider the impact of the works to the Vodafone signal in the parish

19. Affordable Housing

              To discuss the need for affordable housing in the parish

20. Matters for Next Meeting

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


        21. Date of Next Meeting

   To determine the date of the next meeting which is suggested to be 9th November 2016