Hayton & Mealo Parish Council
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 13th September 2017 at 7.30pm.
PRESENT: Messrs. M. Dowling, S.G. Hitchen and Y. Lockwood
Also, Present: T. Gear (Clerk)
Apologies: D. Hillary, F. Buchanan, R Murray and E. Murdock
Councillor M. Dowling in the Chair
64/2017 DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS
On the proposal of S.G. Hitchen and seconded by Y Lockwood it was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 12th July 2017 be approved and signed as a correct record.
66/2017 POLICE MATTERS
PCSO Crome had tendered his apologies as he was not on duty but had provided a report on how to obtain crime figures for the parish. Members were reminded of the Cumbria Constabulary Public Consultation Survey that had been extended to the middle of September.
67/2017 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
No members of the public were present, and no matters were raised on their behalf.
The July, August and September CALC Circulars had been forwarded to councillors and there were no matters arising.
The CALC AGM will be held on Saturday 18th November 2017 at Carlisle Racecourse with Peter McCall, the Police and Crime Commissioner being the guest speaker
Information had been received about the West Cumbria Water Supplies Project which had been placed on the noticeboards.
Some updates had been received from the chair of the Aspatria Rural Partnership that had been circulated.
There had been two NWCC Adequacy of Consultation Workshop on the 11th and 12th July and the notes from the meetings had been circulated.
69/2017 CLERKS REPORT
The clerk gave a report on matters that had arisen since the last meeting including: -
He had received a response from Hopes Land Agency that indicated compensation was only due to those who had had surveys and ground investigation works undertaken.
70/2017 DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORTS
J. Lister (Borough and County Councillor) was not present and there was no report.
71/2017 PLANNING MATTERS
Applications for consultation
2/20017/0351 Upgrading of existing path with the addition of raised timber boardwalk and viewing platform Hayton Castle, Hayton
The following accounts were approved for payment: -
T Gear Clerks Account (July/August) 185.82
HMRC Income Tax 33.65
Mike Dowling Contracting Grass Cutting 576.00
13.9.17 Current Account 2437.59
13.9.17 Deposit Account 3070.53
(ii) The meeting was informed that the external audit of the 2016/17 Accounts was now complete and the auditor certified that the return was in accordance with proper practices.
73/2017 LAND TO THE FRONT OF 1 HIGH GREEN, HAYTON
The clerk informed the meeting that he had again written to the occupier regarding the excavations at the front of the property on the village green requesting re-
74/2017 DISUSED TELEPHONE BOX
Some information had been received from the Community Heartbeat Trust, but more details of the actual council were required.
No applications for co-
76/2017 HOUSEHOLD EMERGENCY PLAN
Y. Lockwood and S.G. Hitchen agreed to distribute the documents and the remainder being placed in the shop.
77/2017 STREET LIGHTGING
The clerk had contacted Allerdale Borough Council and put the Chairman in touch with his contact.
78/2017 CONDITION OF HAYTON TO PROSPECT ROAD
The clerk had reported the matter to the Highways Authority and an e-
79/2017 DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
The General Data Protection Regulation which applies to Parish Council requires them to appoint a Data Protection Officer. It was unanimously agreed that the clerk should be appointed.
80/2017 ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING
1 High Green, Hayton
Condition of Hayton to Prospect Road
Disused telephone box
Gulley cleaning – Village Green
The meeting closed at 8.00pm