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Clerk: Trevor Gear        Brandraw Mount   West Street  Aspatria CA7 3HG


Website:    016973 21935


23rd February 2017         

Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Gilcrux Parish Council to be held at Gilcrux Village Hall, on Wednesday 8th March 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

18th January 2017 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 (Jan /Feb)                £218.88

Expenses (Inc. Travelling, postage, etc.)                       £102.98            £321.86

HRMC                          £54.72

Hall Rental (March)                                                                             £16.00

Village Hall/ Sure Signal Electricity             £31.50

Mrs. J Perry/Sure Signal Electricity             £31.50


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

           b) To receive an update on the letter to Chief Constable and Police and Crime    


12. Parish Spring Clean and Himalayan Balsam Clearance

To receive a progress report on the arrangements for the Parish Spring Clean.


13. Seats within the Parish

  To receive an update on seat replacement within the parish    

14. Planters

   To consider proposals for new planters in the parish.

15. Play Park

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

16. Speed Sensors

  To receive an update on speed sensors in the parish

17.  Resilience Plan

             To consider information received regarding the above


18. Electoral Review of Allerdale Borough Council – Draft Recommendations

    To consider the draft proposals.


19. Risk Assessment 2017/18

     To approve the Risk assessment for 2017/18

20.  Internal Audit

     To consider the effectiveness of the internal audit and appoint an internal auditor for    


21.  Vacancy     

      To consider any applications for co-option

21. Matters for Next Meeting

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


 22. Date of Next Meeting

   17th May 2017 (together with Parish Meeting)

March 2017 Agenda