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Hayton and Mealo Parish Council

A meeting of the Hayton and Mealo Parish Council was held in the Prospect Village Hall, Prospect, Aspatria on Wednesday 14th September 2016 at 7.30pm.


PRESENT: Messrs. D. Hilary, S.G. Hitchen, F. Buchanan, M. Dowling. Y. Lockwood and E. Murdock

Also Present: T. Gear (Clerk) and J. Lister (Borough and County Councillor)


Apologies were received from PCSO Peter Crome

Councillor D. Hilary in the Chair


33/2016 DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

None


34/2016 MINUTES

On the proposal of E. Murdock and seconded by S.G. Hitchen it was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 13th July 2016 be approved and signed as a correct record.


35/2016 POLICE MATTERS

PCSO Crome had given his apologies but provided a report on incidents in the parish since the last meeting. There were no matters raised by members.


36/2016 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

No members of the public were present and there were no matters raised on their behalf.


37/2016 CORRESPONDENCE

The July/August and September CALC Circular had been forwarded to councillors and there were no maters arising.

An e-mail had been received regarding Emergency Plans for Parishes which was read.

A letter had been received from Sue Hayman MP regarding Broadband and inviting members to a meeting with BT’s Next Generation Access Director to be held 2.30pm Wednesday 5th October at Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth.

An e-mail had been received introducing the Neighbourhood Planning Bill.

An e-mail had been received advising the requirements of the Insurance Act 2015.

An e-mail advising of an internet link to Allerdale Borough Council’s Draft Housing Strategy had been received.

Information on the Stakeholder Update Briefing for the West, North and East Cumbria Success Regime had been received.

An e-mail had been received about the Advocates Against Abuse initiative.

An internet link had been received to the Cumbria County Council Minerals and Waste Local Plan and CALC for their Annual Report.


38/2016 CLERKS REPORT

The clerk gave a report on matters that had arisen since the last meeting including the response to the Council’s request for a 30 mph speed limit in Hayton. Concerns remain on the speed of certain vehicles and the clerk was requested to contact the PCSO.


39/2016 DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORTS

J. Lister informed the meeting that he had attended a joint Health Scrutiny and Youth Scrutiny meeting to look at Special Needs and to find funding. He had attended training on the NHS/Success Regime the provision of which is so diverse. He had also received refresher training at Allerdale House on the Code of Conduct for Councillors


40/2016 PLANNING MATTERS

a) Applications for consultation

2/2016/0547 Horse exercise area on agricultural land – Tile Kiln, Hayton  Aspatria                                                    

No objection provided flood risk is considered                                                                     

Consultation on tree works under S211 TCPA 1990 – The Beeches, Hayton No objection    

b) Decisions

2/2016/0395  Removal and replacement of existing monopole with 15m high Phase 5 tower and associated works –                        Hazel Mount, Hayton, Aspatria    Approved

 (c) Appeals

None

41/2016 ACCOUNTS

The following accounts were approved for payment: -

T Gear    Clerks Account (July/ August)            178.52

HMRC    Income Tax      33.48

Mike Dowling Ltd  Grass Cutting     720.00


42/2016 FINANCIAL STATEMENT

Balances at    

14.09.16 Current Account               1666.59

14.09.16 Deposit Account               3059.05


43/2016 EXTERNAL AUDITORS REPORT

Members were informed of the contents of the external auditors report on the council’s finances for 2015/16


44/2016 TRANSPARENCY REQUIREMENTS

The clerk confirmed that the website is under construction and an application made for funding


45/2016 ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING

Speeding in Hayton

The meeting closed at 8.00pm



Signed……………………………….

  Chairman