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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 12th September 2018 at 7.30pm.


PRESENT: Messrs., S. G. Hitchen, R. Murray and Y. Lockwood.

Also, Present: T. Gear (Clerk)

Apologies: D. Hillary, F. Buchanan, J. Lister (Borough and County Councillor) and PCSO P. Crome.

Councillor S. G. Hitchen in the Chair


53/2018 ELECTION OF CHAIR

On the proposal of R. Murray and seconded by Y. Lockwood it was agreed that S.G. Hitchen be elected Chair for the meeting.


54/2018 DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

None.


55/2018 MINUTES

On the proposal of R. Murray and seconded by Y. Lockwood it was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 9th May 2018 and a note that the meeting of 11th July was cancelled be approved and signed as a correct record.


56/2018 POLICE MATTERS

PCSO P. Crome had tendered his apologies but provided a report the contents of which were noted.

 

57/2018 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

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


58/2018 CORRESPONDENCE

i)        The CALC Circular for May, June and July had been forwarded to members and           .         there were no matters arising

ii)       The latest United Utilities – West Cumbria Supplies Project – Update on Road  

          Closures had been circulated.

iii)       An e-mail had been received regarding Adult Safeguarding posters which were

           trying to raise awareness of the subject. A copy had been placed on the

           noticeboard      

vi)       An e-mail public consultation by Cumbria Constabulary had been received and

                    circulated for members to complete if they wished.

          v)       An e-mail giving details of the next Allerdale District three tier meeting to              

                    be held on 20th September 2018 at 7.00pm at Cockermouth Town Hall had

                    been circulated

iv)       An e-mail on the Coastlines Project Summary 2018 Updated had been

         circulated.

iiv)      An e-mail on the future of the Aspatria Rural Partnership was read.

iiiv)     Allerdale Borough Council were reviewing its Gambling Policy if the council

           wished to comment.

          xi)      An e-mail call for evidence: Rural Economy had been circulated

           x)      A review of CALC Membership Subscriptions Review 2018 had been

                    noted.

          ix)      An e-mail regarding traditional highway directional signs and milestones

                    had been received and response sent.

          iix)     The North West Coastal Access updates for May and June had been     

.         circulated

iiix)     An e-mail regarding Online GP Consultations had been circulated

ivx)     The details of a meeting on the A596 and the notes had been circulated

iivx)    Information on the Public health Campaign – Train like a Jedi had been

           circulated

        iiivx)     A letter had been received from Citizens Advice Allerdale requesting a

          donation towards the cost of their work in the community. It was agreed to

                    donate £75.00 to this worthy cause.

         vix)     An e-mail had been received regarding a Public Health Campaign – Know

                    Your Heart Age Campaign



59 /2018 CLERKS REPORT

The clerk gave a report on matters that had arisen since the last meeting which included:  

i) He had received information from Allerdale Borough Council on the new process for dealing with casual vacancies on the council.


60/2018 DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORTS

None

 

61/2018 PLANNING MATTERS

Applications for consultation

 2/2018/0010  Demolition of ruined barn and erection of an  agricultural shed. Beech house, Hayton, Aspatria. No objections

  HOU/2018/0169 Single storey garden room at rear of property. Old Sun inn, Hayton, Aspatria

 

(b) Decisions

2/2018/0010  Demolition of ruined barn and erection of an agricultural shed. Beech house, Hayton, Aspatria Approved   Full Plans

(c) Appeals


None

(d) Any other planning related correspondence.

None

 

62/2018 ACCOUNTS

The following accounts were approved for payment: -

T Gear    Clerks Account (May/June)                           214.88

HMRC    Income Tax      39.23

Mike Dowling Contracting      Grass cutting               720.00

Mark Eve                                Install Defibrillator              270.00

T Gear                                    Clerks Account (July/August)             231.36

HMRC    Income Tax      39.23

Mike Dowling Contracting  Grass cutting               432.00

Citizens Advice Allerdale Donation                 75.00


       (ii) Balances at :-   

12.9.18 Current Account               1719.19

12.9.18 Deposit Account               3070.53


63/2018 DEFIBRILATOR

The clerk advised that the defibrillator had now been installed in the church porch and was registered with the ambulance service, there had been two training sessions which had been well attended. He also advised the meeting that he was in contact with Cumbria County Council with a view to signs being provided at each end of the village informing residents of the location of the defibrillator.

   

64/2018 LAND TO THE FRONT OF 1 HIGH GREEN, HAYTON

The clerk is having difficulty dealing with Home Housing as the manager who he had dealt with previously has moved to a new post. He has been in touch with their Head Office on two occasions and had been advised that somebody would come back to him, but nobody has. Enquires continue.


65/2018 VACANCY

No applications for co-option had been received.


66/2018 STANDING ORDERS 2018

The clerk informed the meeting that the Standing Orders that deal with procedures at meeting etc. have been updated by NALC. It was agreed that the suitably amended Standing Orders 2018 be adopted by the council.


67/2018 SUPPORTING VULNERABLE PEOPLE IN EMERGENCIES

F. Buchanan had asked for this to be included on the agenda and was therefore adjourned to the next meeting.


68/2018 TREES ON THE VILLAGE GREEN

Attention had been drawn to some trees that had been planted by a resident on the Village Green. On consulting a plan of land owned by the council it was established it was not on land currently owned by the council. However, enquires will be made to establish if the land in question is part of the registered Village Green.

 

69/2018 ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING

1 High Green, Hayton

Supporting vulnerable people in emergencies

Trees on Village Green


The meeting closed at 8.00pm

Signed………………………………. Chairman