Agenda – 8 October 2019

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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:

2 October 2019

Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of Holme Low Parish Council which is to be held on Tuesday 8 October 2019 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 9 July 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:-
– Great North Air Ambulance Service

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

11. Financial Regulations
To review and adopt the revised Model Financial Regulations 2019.

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) ACT Gazette – Issue 33 Summer 2019.
b) Cumbria Action for Health and Mental Health Provider Forum Bulletin 02.07.2019.
c) CALC Newsletter – July/August 2019.
d) North West Coastal Access Monthly Update – July.
e) Cumbria Action for Health and Mental Health Provider Forum Bulletin 29.07.2019.
f) Developing your skills – September to December 2019.
g) Cumbria Action for Health Network & Mental Health Provider Forum Bulletin 12.08.2019.
h) Clerks & Councils Direct – July 2019 Issue 124.
i) Clerks & Councils Direct – September 2019 Issue 125.
j) CALC’s Newsletter – September 2019.
k) Cumbria Action for Health & Mental Health Provider Forum Bulletin 25.09.2019.

For information
l) Invitation to next West Cumbria Volunteering Fair – 7 November 2019 at the Carnegie Theatre & Arts Centre, Workington.
m) Better Internet Access Cumbria – Update on progress of the project and details of what the remaining 6% can do to receive coverage.
n) NALC Legal Update – June 2019.
o) Allerdale Borough Council – Copy of press release outlining the changes to the new Allerdale Waste and Recycling Service.
p) Press release inviting people to help to design a new Community Cancer Nurse Service for North Cumbria.
q) Invitation to a Solway Coast AONB Consultation evening on Thursday 23rd July 7.00pm-9.00pm at Mawbray Village Hall, Culterham Hall, Mawbray, CA15 6QT.
r) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980970355 – PotHole. From the B5302 to the C2015 via Blackdyke.
s) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980970358 – Dip, Hollow or Subsidence. B5302 to Kingside Hill.
t) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980970361 – Manhole Cover. B5302 at Calvo.
u) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980970361 – Manhole Cover – Cumbria Highways is not responsible and action needs to be taken by BT.
v) CALC – Elections to CALC Executive Committee. Nomination papers to be returned by 4 October 2019.
w) Update from Cumbria County Council regarding their proposals for the Working Together highways project.
x) Allerdale Borough Council – re: Whinclose. Currently waiting to hear from legal section regarding exercising their rights of entry and best course of action for dealing with the breach.
y) Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Cumbria Constabulary have launched a consultation survey focusing on Policing Priorities, Local Concerns, and Agency Responsibilities. The survey will run until 31st August and can be accessed here:
z) New NALC Model Template for Financial Regulations 2019.
aa) CALC – May 2019 Election surveys. Closing date for completion is 27th September.
bb) Three Tier meeting – Notes from the meeting held at Cockermouth 11 July 2019.
cc) CALC – Looking for experienced councillors and clerks who may be interested in becoming part of the peer review team for the Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS) run by NALC. Information forwarded to members of the Council.
dd) Solway Coast AONB – Notes from the Parish Council event held on 23 July 2019.
ee) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980970358 – Dip, Hollow or Subsidence at B5302 to Kingside Hill. Issue has been resolved.
ff) Email seeking information about who owns the Marsh, as a soil sample survey is to be done on Skinburness Marsh for the CarbonQuest research project. Contact details of Tanya Brown provided for Sea Dyke Charity.
gg) CALC – Policy Consultation E-briefing 10-19 – 5G Mobile coverage in Rural Areas. Responses to be submitted by 11 October.
hh) Cumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W1980976967 – Road Sign is illegible at Tanglewood, Causewayhead.
ii) Invitation to Climate Change Emergency Action summit on Sat 21 September 2019 at Carlisle.
jj) CALC – Hybrid Forum – Advanced Modular Reactors in Cumbria – Hybrid Forum will be held over two sessions on 9 October 2019 and 7 November 2019 at Westlakes Science and Technology Park.
kk) CALC – Information about a legal advice service available through county associations which CALC subscribed to on a 3-month trial.
ll) CALC – Invitation to Rural Strategy Roadshow – South Lakeland District Council on 17 October at Kendal.
mm) Allerdale Borough Council – Invitation to speak at Committee – App ref FUL/2019/0160 re: Application for construction of 5 detached bungalows in land opposite Verona, Blitterlees, Silloth.
nn) CALC – Policy Consultation E-Briefing 09/19 – Independent Review into the Local Government Audit.
oo) CALC – Invitation to the AGM on 9 November at 10.30am to be held at the Market Hall, Wigton.
pp) CALC – Climate Change Event – CALC is in discussions with CAFS to devise a day for town and parish councillors about the issues around climate change, including ways for your council to reduce its carbon footprint and how your council can support and influence your community in becoming greener.
qq) CALC – Information about the invasive species, Water Primrose. Details on identification and what to do/who to contact if this plant is seen.
rr) Cumbria County Council – Service 60 Skinburness – Silloth – Allonby – Maryport. Information about changes to the service from 2 November 2019.

For Action
ss) Cumbria Highways – Traffic Monitoring – Causewayhead. Summary of data collected in June 2019. CCC has arranged for a layby to be constructed in the area for the safety of the camera van to visit regularly to enforce the 40mph speed limit.
tt) Cumbria Highways – Traffic Monitoring – Causewayhead. Copy of the full data collected. Whilst there may be more of a perceived problem in the mornings, there is clearly a problem at all times of the day. Enforcement will be carried out and the Police notified of the Parish Council’s concerns.
uu) Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2) (Site Allocations) – Main Modifications Consultation – Commences Friday 20 September. Comments no later than 1 November 2019.
vv) Allerdale Borough Council – draft Local Plan 2020-2030. The consultation provides an opportunity for you to review and comment on the priorities proposed by the Leadership of the Council for the next ten years. Consultation closes 7 November 2019.
ww) Active Cumbria – Walking for Health.

13. Planning Applications
The Parish Council considered the following planning application:-
Ref No: RMA/2019/0007 Applicant: Mr & Mrs Robert Holliday Proposal: Reserved matters application for an agricultural workers dwelling Location: Blackdyke Farm, Blackdyke, Silloth – No objections.

Allerdale Borough Council has approved the following:-
Ref No: FUL/2019/0113 Applicant: Mr George Whitfield Proposal: Broiler unit and associated infrastructure Location: Balladoyle Farm, Silloth
Ref No: 2/2018/0489 Applicant: Mrs Joanne Edmunds Proposal: Change of use of church to residence with minor external changes Location: St Pauls Church, Causewayhead, 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 January 2020 at 7.30pm in Silloth Community