Agenda – 14 January 2020

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Parish Clerk: Wendy Jameson FMAAT, 5 Burnswark Terrace, Solway Street, Silloth, Cumbria, CA7 4EF
Tel: 016973 31128 Mob: 0777 5686857 Email: Web:

8 January 2020

Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Holme Low Parish Council which is to be held on Tuesday 14 January 2020 in the Community Hall, Petteril Street, Silloth commencing at 7.30pm. Please let me know if you are unable to attend.

Yours faithfully

W.E. Jameson
Clerk to the Council

1. Apologies
To receive and record with a reason, any apologies for absence.

2. Declarations of Interest
To receive declarations of members’ interests in respect of items on this agenda.

3. Exclusion of Press & Public
To consider whether any items on the Agenda should be considered without the presence of the press and public, on the grounds of confidentiality, pursuant to the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 Section 1(2).

4. Minutes
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 8 October 2019, as a true record.

5. Matters Arising
To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the last meeting.

6. Police Report

7. Public Participation
Members of the public are invited to speak for a maximum of 3 minutes each. The maximum total time for public participation will be 15 minutes. At the close of this item, members of the public will no longer be permitted to address the Council Members unless invited to do so by the Chairman.

8. Financial Report
To receive an up-to-date financial report

9. Requests for financial assistance
To consider any requests for financial assistance.

10. Payment of Accounts
To authorise the payment of Accounts.

11. Budget 2020/21
To consider the budget for 2020/21 and set the Precept for the coming year

12. Correspondence
To receive the schedule of correspondence, notices and publications received since the last meeting and to note items marked as ‘For Action’ requiring action to be taken.

Publications & magazines etc.
a) Tidelines – Newsletter of the Solway Firth Partnership – Issue 51 Winter 2019.
b) CALC – 2019 Annual Report.
c) North West Coastal Access Monthly Update: September 2019.
d) Cumbria Action of Health & Mental Health Provider Forum Bulletin 07.10.2019.
e) Clerks & Councils Direct – November 2019 Issue 126.
f) North West Coastal Access Monthly Update – October 2019.
g) Cumbria Action for Health & Mental Health Provider Forum Bulletin 4.11.2019.
h) ACT Gazette – Issue 34 Autumn/Winter 2019.
i) CALC Newsletter – November 2019.
j) CALC – Newsletter – December/January 2019/20.
k) Christmas Bulletin Action for Health & Mental Health Provider Forum 16.12.2019.
l) CALC – Developing your skills – January to July 2020.
m) Clerks & Councils Direct – January 2020 – Issue 127.

n) CALC – Notice of AGM to be held on 9 November at Wigton Market Hall at 10.30am. Also minutes from the 2018 AGM.
o) NHS North Cumbria – Press Release re: Video consultations offering more choice and flexibility to patients in Cumbria.
p) Great North Air Ambulance – Letter of thanks for the donation of £100 from the Parish Council.
q) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980980453 – Dip, Hollow or Subsidence on the B5302 to the U2025 will be looked into.
r) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980980475 – Dip, Hollow or Subsidence on the B5302 to the C2015 will be looked into.
s) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980980864 – Blocked or Overgrown Gully at B5302 Silloth to Causewayhead will be looked into.
t) CALC – Update from Bruno Peek for Local Council and VE Day 75 – 8 May 2020.
u) NALC – Policy consultation e-briefing 12-19 Independent review into Local Government Audit Call for Evidence.
v) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980980475 – Dip, Hollow or Subsidence on the B5302 to the C2015 has been fixed.
w) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980980864 – Blocked or Overgrown Gully at B5302 Silloth to Causewayhead has been fixed.
x) Cumbria Coastal Strategy – Public engagement. Further round of public engagement to take place from 15 November to 13 December 2019.
y) Allerdale Borough Council – re: Former Waiting Room at Causewayhead. Apologies for not giving the matter the attention it deserves. It will be kick started next week and the solicitor briefed.
z) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980984820 – PotHole Beckfoot to the B5301 near Balladoyle will be looked into.
aa) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980984821 re: sunken manhole cover near Calvo. The matter will be looked into.
bb) Allerdale Borough Council – re: Former Waiting Room at Causewayhead Cemetery. The matter has been passed to the solicitor to draw up the necessary documentation.
cc) CALC – Copy of NALC’s LTN 22 – Disciplinary and Grievance Arrangements.
dd) Allerdale Borough Council – re: Verge, Causewayhead Cemetery. Verge belongs to County Council and it is therefore their responsibility.
ee) PL Law LLP – re: Former Waiting Room at Causewayhead – Email asking for contact details of Council’s solicitor to send the documentation to.
ff) Draft note of the three-tier meeting held on 24 October 2019 at Allhallows Community Centre.
gg) CALC – Email from NALC legal team clarifying the position on councils awarding grants to Churches for repairs to property.
hh) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980976967 – Road sign illegible or obscured at B5302 Silloth to Causewayhead. It has been checked out and will take action if it poses a safety risk.
ii) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980984820 – Pothole – Beckfoot to the B5301 near Balladoyle has been fixed.
jj) Allerdale Borough Council – Details of Draft 2020/21 Council Tax Base.
kk) Cumbria Constabulary – update on new changes regarding Newsletter updates and how to subscribe.

ll) Allerdale Borough Council – Proposals regarding the future of footway lighting in Allerdale.
mm) Creative People and Places – Community Consultation. This is the link to the questionnaire
nn) Allerdale Borough Council – Budget Consultation 2020/21. The consultation can be viewed at where there is an online survey to complete. The consultation closes on 20 January 2020.

13. Planning Applications
Allerdale Borough Council has approved the following:-
Ref No: FUL/2019/0219 Applicant: Mr David Miller Proposal: Proposed single storey dwelling Location: Land at West Causewayhead, Causewayhead, Silloth
Ref No: RMA/2019/0011 Applicant: Mr & Mrs Holliday Proposal: Reserved matters application following approval of OUT/2019/0011 for the erection of an agricultural worker’s dwelling Location: Blackdyke Farm, Blackdyke, Silloth

14. Reports from Representatives on Outside Bodies

15. Allerdale & County Council Reports
To receive a report from the Allerdale & County Councillors.

16. Parish Plan

17. Causewayhead Cemetery Building
To receive an update.

18. To receive and consider reports from Councillors.

19. Chairman’s Announcements

20. Date of next meeting Parish Council meeting
Tuesday 14 April 2020 at 7.30pm in Silloth Community Hall.