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Clerk: Trevor Gear        Brandraw Mount  West Street

E-mail:     Aspatria CA7 3HG

Website:    016973 21935

6th September 2017


Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Gilcrux Parish Council to be held at Gilcrux Village Hall, on Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 6.30pm.  The agenda is printed below and I hope you will be able to attend.

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

26th July 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.  Clerks Report

 To consider any actions by the clerk since the last meeting

      9.  Borough and County Councillor’s reports

     To receive reports from Councillors Mounsey and Councillor Graham

    10.   Financial Update and Authorization of Payments  

(a) To authorise payment of all outstanding accounts.

Clerks Salary (July/August)                  £221.07

Expenses (Inc. Travelling, postage, etc.)                          £134.61         £355.68

HRMC                          £55.27

Hall Rental (September)                                                                         £16.00

ISS Facility Services /Grass cutting (August)         £228.36

ISS Facility Services /Grass cutting (September)       £228.36

Firpress Printers/Newsletter            £65.00

Play Safety Ltd/Playpark Inspection           £79.80

Outerspace/Parish Maintenance          £360.00

PWLB/Loan             £806.88

            (b)  To approve and accept the external auditors certificate


   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

 To discuss matters affecting the parish and decide on any action

     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.  Tallentire Hill Junction

   To consider a complaint from a local resident regarding the above

     19.  Data Protection Officer

    To appoint a Data Protection Officer for the General Data Protection Regulation

      20. Dog Fouling

    To consider the above

      21. Cumbria County Council – Planning Design Guide

            To receive comments on the above.

      22. Vacancies     

    To consider any applications for co-option

      23. Matters for Next Meeting

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

      24. Date of Next Meeting

   15th November 2017