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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 13th March 2019 at 7.30pm.

PRESENT: Messrs., D. Hillary, R. Murray, F. Buchanan, E. Murdock and Y. Lockwood.

Also, Present: T. Gear (Clerk)

Apologies: None

Councillor D. Hillary in the Chair.


18/2019 DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

None.


19/2019 MINUTES

On the proposal of E. Murdock and seconded by F. Buchanan it was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 9th January 2019 be approved and signed as a correct record.


20/2019 POLICE MATTERS

 PCSO Peter Crome had submitted a report which showed that there had been one incident in the parish since the last meeting to which the police had not been called as it was not suspicious.


21/2019 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

There were no members of the public present, but the chair raised one matter on their behalf: -

i) He had been approached by a group who were concerned about the condition of the bus shelter and they wanted to clean it and paint it. It was agreed to allow this to happen with the council re-imbursing any costs.


22/2019 CORRESPONDENCE

i)  The CALC Circular for February and March had been forwarded to members and there were no matters arising

ii) The next three tier meeting will take place on Tuesday 26th March 2019 at Allerdale house

iii) An e-mail had been received from CALC giving news from the NHS in North Cumbria

vi) An e-mail inviting Coastal Community input into the North West Marine had been circulated and the chair had made comments.

v)  An e-mail consultation on de-designating Allonby South Bathing Water had been circulated  

iv) An e-mail on the Cumbria County Council Working Together Project had been circulated.

iiv) An e-mail regarding Cumbria Arts and Culture Network Ebulletin had been received and circulated.

iiiv) An e-mail giving the January North West Coast Access update which summarized the progress made had been circulated.    


23/2019 CLERKS REPORT

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

i)  Papers had been received from Land Registry regarding rectifying the title for Main Cottage, Hayton which he had been dealt with as agreed at the last meeting.

ii)  He had received a quote for grass cutting for the forthcoming season which was £130.00 per visit which was a slight increase on last year but was agreed.

iii) He had been contacted by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) requesting the renewal of registration as a Data Controller which has now been completed.

vi) He had now received a letter ‘gifting’ the land used as the car park for the former Village Hall to the council and will now instruct solicitors to register the remainder of the Village Green (including the above) in the council’s name.  


24/2019 DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORTS

There were no reports under this item.

 

25/2019 PLANNING MATTERS

Applications for consultation

 None


(b) Decisions

None


(c) Appeals

None


(d) Any other planning related correspondence.

None.

 

27/2018 ACCOUNTS

(i) The following accounts were approved for payment: -

T Gear    Clerks Account (Nov/Dec.)                          £233.95

HMRC   Income Tax     £39.23

T Gear   ICO Registration    £40.00

Prospect Village Hall Annual rent     £30.00

St James Church Donation              £400.00

       

(ii) Balances at: -   

13.3.19 Current Account     1978.65

13.3.19 Deposit Account     3070.53

 

(iii) The effectiveness of the internal audit 2017/18 was considered and it was agreed to re-appoint Alison Dodds as Internal Auditor for 2018/19.

    

28/2019 LAND TO THE FRONT OF 1 HIGH GREEN, HAYTON

There had been no further contact with the occupants who were not resident following a recent fire, but he was still working to try and resolve this issue.


29/2019 PARISH COUNCIL ELLECTIONS 2019

The clerk distributed election packs and advised on the completion of the relevant forms.


30.2019 DONATION TOWARDS CHURCHYARD MAINTENANCE – ST JAMES CHURCH

Members consider the annual maintenance costs of the churchyard and agreed to donate £400.00 towards those costs.


31/2019 VACANCY

No applications for co-option had been received.


32/2019 FINGERPOSTS

An e-mail had been received in which Cumbria County Council indicate that all signs will be painted in this financial year.


33/2019 RISK ASSESSMENT 2019/20


The clerk had prepared a schedule of risk to the council and methods of minimizing risks which was adopted.


34/2019 ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING


1 High Green, Hayton

Telephone box on Village Green

Village Green

Standing water near Hayton Castle

Overhanging branches at Ryegarth


The meeting closed at 8.00pm




Signed………………………………. Chairman