Gilcrux Parish Council

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

E-mail:    Website:    016973 21935

3rd January 2018


Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Gilcrux Parish Council to be held at Gilcrux Village Hall, on Wednesday 17th January 2018 at 6.30pm.  The agenda is printed below and I hope you will be able to attend.

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

15th November 2017 as a true record.

Matters Arising

To discuss any matters arising under the Minutes.

Advisory Funding Group (AFG).

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


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 (Allerdale Borough Council) and Councillor Graham (Cumbria County Council)

    10.   Financial Update and Authorization of Payments  

(a) To authorise payment of all outstanding accounts.

Clerks Salary (November/December)      £221.07

Expenses (Inc. Travelling, postage, etc.)                          £82.16           £303.88

HRMC                          £55.27

Hall Rental (January)                                                                         £16.00

Gilcrux Village Hall/Sure Signal            £31.50

J. Parnaby/Sure Signal             £31.50


   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

    Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2): Site Allocations - Focused Consultation: Additional   

    Sites Submitted and Policy Options 2017

     12. Police Matters

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

(ii) Public Engagement

     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. Speeding

   To consider a ‘Gateway’ project for the parish

     16.  Footpath Maintenance

             To consider information received regarding the above

     17.  Allerdale Borough Council Budget Consultation 2018

  To consider the above and decide on any response

     18. Cumbria Dyslexia Project

   To consider the above

     19. Chapel Farm, Gilcrux

          To consider any action regarding the condition of the above

     20. Flooding Issues – Barncroft and Brook Barn

 To consider any action to try and alleviate the problems being experienced

  by residents of the above

     21. Vacancies     

  To consider any applications for co-option

     22.  Schedule of Meetings for 2018/19.

  To approve the above (copy attached)

     23. Matters for Next Meeting

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

     24. Date of Next Meeting

   21st March 2018

2018 January Agenda