Agenda – 15 August 2017

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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 August 2017

Dear Councillor
You are summoned to attend a meeting of Holme Low Parish Council which is to be held on Tuesday 15 August 2017 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 meetings held on 9 May 2017, as a true record.

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

6. Police Report
To receive a report from the Police on incidents of crime since the last meeting.

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

8. Requests for financial assistance
To consider any requests for financial assistance:-
a) Citizens Advice Allerdale

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

10. 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) Clerks & Councils Direct – May 2017 – Issue 111.
b) CALC Circular – May 2017.
c) Tidelines – Newsletter of the Solway Firth Partnership – Issue 46 Spring/Summer 2017.
d) CALC Circular – June 2017.
e) Connecting Cumbria Newsletter.
f) Clerks & Councils Direct – July 2017 – Issue 112.
g) CALC Circular – July/August 2017.

For Information
h) CALC – Notice of Joint meeting with Allerdale and Cumbria CC at Allhallows Community Centre Fletchertown, Thurs 11 May at 7.00pm.
i) Cumbria Constabulary – Engaging with Parish & Town Councils. Information to clarify the minimum contact that can be expected from the neighbourhood policing teams.
j) CALC – re: Green Book. Green Book has been updated but is not readily available to Parish Councils. LGA are currently considering options on how to make it more accessible.
k) CALC – re: National Grid North West Coast Connections project. Following announcement by NuGen to pause their project and conduct a strategic review, the National Grid project has also been paused.
l) Information about the United Utility Legacy Pipeline Fund.
m) CALC – Scale of audit fees for parish councils with turnover over £25,000.
n) NALC update to briefing note LO3-17 on Data Protection.
o) NALC Chief Executives Bulletin -19 May 2017.
p) Longcake Educational Foundation – Four year appointment of Margaret Wright as trustee representing Holme Low Parish Council is due to end on 8 June 2017.
q) Manifesto for the Landscape for the Landscape of Cumbria by Friends of the Lake District
r) Cumbria Highways – Email to confirm that the two lights at Barracks Bridge are not the responsibility of CCC but belong to Allerdale Borough Council.
s) Allerdale Borough Council – re: Whinclose Seaville. Landowner has been contact and the matter will be discussed with the chief planning officer.
t) Church of England Church Commissioners – Copy of draft Pastoral Church Buildings Scheme in respect of pastoral proposals affecting Church of St Paul, Causewayhead.
u) CALC – Email from Maria Ullyart, Flood Resilience Adviser with the Environment Agency regarding flood risk management for Cumbria. Dates of various drop-in sessions.
v) CALC Satisfaction survey 2017 – Deadline for responses 4 August 2017. Completed by the Clerk.
w) Action with Communities in Cumbria – Household Emergency Planning – Copy of the new
Household Emergency Plan leaflet et.
x) CALC – Copy of press release highlighting the West North and East Cumbria Success Regime programme coming to an end.
y) United Utilities – Information and drawing informing of the proposed United Utilities projects for the Raby Cote Outfall Pipeline and Wigton Wastewater Treatment works.
z) Electoral Review of Allerdale: Final Recommendations. The commission have completed its review of Allerdale and the report and summary of recommendations can be viewed at Map can be viewed at
aa) NALC – Information about significant changes in how water is supplied – parish and town councils are now able to shop around to get the best deal.
bb) Cockermouth Emergency Response Group – Volunteer event on 15 July at The Hub, Market Place, Cockermouth.
cc) Allerdale Borough Council – Copy of email sent by Allerdale to ENW regarding the street lights at Barracks Bridge.
dd) NALC – Update LTN 54 – Protection of ownerless Common Land and Village Greens
ee) Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – Governors Council Election 2017 – Nominations open 17 July – 14 August
ff) Following the successful bid for the Lake District National Park to be inscribed as a World Heritage Site. Information on the their World Heritage marketing campaign for 2017 – We Are The Lakes.
gg) West, North and East Cumbria Health and Care Partnership – Press release: Capital funding £65m+ for health and care services.
hh) Cumbria Minerals & Waste Local Plan – Inspector’s Report is available to view at:- It is expected that the Local Plan will be formally adopted on 19 October 2017.

For Action
ii) Cumbria County Council’s Design Guide is used to determine planning applications. Consultation closes on 4 September.
jj) Public consultation survey from Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner and Cumbria Constabulary which closes on 31st August.
kk) Invitation for Holme Low Parish Council to attend Carlisle War Memorial Workshops – 4th October

11. Planning Applications
The Parish Council have approved the following:-
Ref No: 2/2017/0295 Applicant: Mr & Mrs R Holliday Proposal: Erection of cattle shed Location: Blackdyke Farm, Blackdyke, Silloth
Ref No: 2/2017/0296 Applicant: Mr & Mrs R Holliday Proposal: Erection of cattle shed Location: Blackdyke Farm, Blackdyke, Silloth
Ref No: 2/2017/0352 Applicant: Mr Storr Proposal: New agricultural building Location: Fir Tree Farm, Seaville
The Parish Council has considered the following application and expressed concerns in relation to potential smell from the proposed slurry lagoon:-
Ref No: 2/2017/0297 Applicant: Mr & Mrs R Holliday Proposal: Proposed slurry lagoon Location: Blackdyke Farm, Blackdyke, Silloth

12. Reports from Representatives on Outside Bodies

13. County Council Report
To receive a report from the County Councillor.

14. Parish Plan

15. To receive and consider reports from Councillors.

16. Chairman’s Announcements

17. Date of next meeting
Parish Council meeting – Tuesday 14 November 2017 at 7.30pm in Silloth Community Hall.