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 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
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.
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-
trying to raise awareness of the subject. A copy had been placed on the
vi) An e-
circulated for members to complete if they wished.
v) An e-
be held on 20th September 2018 at 7.00pm at Cockermouth Town Hall had
iv) An e-
iiv) An e-
iiiv) Allerdale Borough Council were reviewing its Gambling Policy if the council
wished to comment.
xi) An e-
x) A review of CALC Membership Subscriptions Review 2018 had been
ix) An e-
had been received and response sent.
iix) The North West Coastal Access updates for May and June had been
iiix) An e-
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
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-
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
61/2018 PLANNING MATTERS
Applications for consultation
HOU/2018/0169 Single storey garden room at rear of property. Old Sun inn, Hayton, Aspatria
2/2018/0010 Demolition of ruined barn and erection of an agricultural shed. Beech house, Hayton, Aspatria Approved Full Plans
(d) Any other planning related correspondence.
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
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.
No applications for co-
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