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Clerk: Trevor Gear        Brandraw Mount

          West Street

E-mail:     Aspatria

          CA7 3HG

Website:    016973 21935


6th January 2017

Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Gilcrux Parish Council to be held at Gilcrux Village Hall, on Wednesday 18th January 2017 at 6.30pm.  

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. 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

9th November 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. To discuss the work of the Group with Annalee Holiday, Cumbria Community Foundation

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 (Nov /Dec)                £218.88

Expenses (Inc. Travelling, postage, etc.)                         £93.67            £312.55

HRMC                          £54.72

Hall Rental (Jan)                                                                              £16.00

Boltons Parish Council/Training             £20.00

FirpressPrinters/Newsletter                       £65.00


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. Newsletter

To consider the future size and content of the Newsletter


12. Parish Spring Clean and Himalayan Balsam Clearance

To consider a date and arrangements for the Parish Spring Clean.


13. Seats within the Parish

  To receive an update on seat replacement within the parish    

14. Play Park

  To receive an update on matter raised by the Safety Inspection Report

15. Speed Sensors

  To receive an update on speed sensors in the parish

16. Fibre Broadband

             To consider information received from CALC on encouraging the uptake of fibre         



17. Grant to St Mary’s Church

     To consider a donation towards the cost of grass cutting in the churchyard

18. Electoral Review of Allerdale Borough Council

    To receive an update on the review process


19. Village Maintenance Contract

     To consider tenders that have been received and appoint a contractor for 2017

20.  Meeting dates for 2017/18

               To approve the proposed dates of the meetings for 2017/18


21. Matters for Next Meeting

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


22. Date of Next Meeting

   To determine the date of the next meeting which is suggested to be 8th March          


January 2017 Agenda