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Allhallows Parish Council

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22nd February 2018

Dear Councillor

A meeting of the Parish Council will be held in the Allhallows Centre, Fletchertown, Wigton on Wednesday 7th March 2018 at 7.30pm. The agenda is printed below, and I hope you will be able to attend.

Yours faithfully

Trevor GEAR (Clerk)


1. Apologies

To receive apologies for absence

2. Declaration of Interests

(i) Register of Interests: Councillor’s are reminded of the need to update their register of interests.

(ii) To declare any personal interests in any item on the agenda and their nature.

(iii) To declare any prejudicial interests in any item on the agenda and their nature. (Councillor’s with prejudicial interests must leave the room for the relevant item(s))

3. Minutes

To consider the approval of the minutes of the last meeting of the Council held on 7th February 2018 (copy attached)

4. Police Matters

i) To receive a report on Police matters that affect the Parish.

5. Public Participation

To receive items from members of the public (members of the public are allowed 5 minutes to raise items at the discretion of the Chairman)

6. Correspondence for information

To receive items of correspondence received since the last meeting

7. Clerk’s report

To receive a report from the clerk on any actions taken since the last meeting.

8. Allhallows Centre

To receive a report on Allhallows Centre

9. District and County Councillor’s reports

To receive reports from outside bodies including

Councillor Wilson

Councillor Finlay

Councillor Lister

(i)   Sign Post, Fletchertown 12/1289456

10. Planning

To consider the following planning matters

(i)  Applications for consultation

(ii) Decisions

(iii) Appeals

(iv) Any other planning related correspondence:

11. Accounts

              (i) To receive a statement on the finances of the Council (copy attached)

              (ii) To authorise the payment of Accounts.

10. Councillor’s holding Portfolio’s

To consider any reports from councillors holding portfolios.

Councillor Bowness – Allotments

Councillor Edmondson – Play Park

Councillor Barton – Flooding

13. Baggrow and Blennerhasset Playing Field

             To consider an update on the above.

14. Flooding Issues

             To receive updates and consider flooding issues that affect the parish.

15. Allhallows Centre - Estimates

To receive an update on estimates for the work raised in the structural survey

16. Hedges and Condition – Baggrow Lonning

To consider the overgrown hedges and condition of the lonning at the above


17. Disused Railway Bridge - Mealsgate

              To consider information received regarding the above

18. Vacancy

To discuss any applications for co-option

19.  Silver Birch Trees around Business Park, Fletchertown

To discuss any action to be taken regarding the above

20.  Risk Policy

   To consider the above for 2018/19

21.  Effectiveness of the Internal Audit 2016/17

   To consider the above and appoint an internal auditor for 2017/18 Accounts.

22.  Priority Service Register

   To discuss the above and complete the survey

23.  Parking - Fletchertown

To consider any proposal to ease the parking situation in Fletchertown

24.  Progress Reports

 To receive a report on the projects in hand and to consider future projects

(i)   Parish Newsletter (Clerk)

25. Councillor reports and items for future agenda

Each Councillor is requested to use this opportunity to report minor matters of information not included elsewhere on the agenda and to raise items for discussion at the next meeting.