Allhallows Parish Council
A meeting of the Allhallows Parish Council was held in the Allhallows Centre, Fletchertown, Aspatria on Tuesday 16th July 2019 at 7.30pm.
PRESENT: Messrs. M. Abbott, R. Bowness, C. Mackenzie, G. Edmondson, and M. Bowness.
Also, Present: T. Gear (Clerk).
Apologies: J. Mansfield, S. Barton and J. Lister (County Councillor)
Councillor M. Abbott in the Chair
112/2019 DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS
On the proposal of R. Bowness and seconded by G. Edmondson it was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 5th June 2019 be approved and signed as a correct record.
114/2019 POLICE MATTERS
A report had been provided indicating that there had been three incidents in the parish since the last meeting.
115//2019 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
There were no members of the public present and no matters were raised on their behalf
i) The June CALC Circular had been received and circulated.
ii) An e-
iii) An e-
vi) The ACT Gazette – Issue 33 Summer 2019 had been received and circulated.
v) The North West Coastal Access Monthly Update – June 2019 had been received and circulated.
iv) A NALC Legal update -
iiv) An e-
iiiv) An e-
xi) An e-
x) A further e-
ix) A letter had been received from Citizens Advice Allerdale seeking financial support for their work in the area.
117/2019 CLERKS REPORT
The clerk gave a report on matters that had arisen since the last meeting including: -
i) The works to the trees between the Recreation Field and Business Park had been completed.
ii) Acknowledgement had been received that the external auditor had received the councils Certificate of Exemption.
118/2019 ALLHALLOWS CENTRE
C. Mackenzie addressed the meeting and informed members that the Centre was very busy with events for the Church, the Vintage Rally and other events. R. Pegler had sprayed around the back of the centre and it was asked that the council’s contractor be employed to weed around the car park. This was agreed with the clerk to arrange. A new noticeboard will be erected shortly.
119/2019 DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORTS
There were no reports from the Borough or County Councillors.
120/2019 PLANNING MATTERS
Applications for consultation
(d) Planning related correspondence
i) The following accounts were approved for payment: -
T Gear Clerks Account £662.05
HMRC Income/Tax 109.73
WG & JB Hort. Services Grass cutting (July) £246.00
WG & JB Hort. Services Grass cutting (August) £246.00
Allerdale BC Play Park Inspection £67.20
T Gear Wheelie Bin Stickers £62.50
JM Tree Services Tree Works £600.00
Allhallows Centre Room rent £14.00
Citizens Advice Allerdale Donation £75.00
Top Mark Pest Sols. Pest Control £55.00
ii) Balances as at
16.7.19 Current Account £5518.91
16.7.19 Deposit Account £4501.67
122/2019 COUNCILLOR’S PORTFOLIO’S
R. Bowness advised that the allotments were dry and despite a few tenants having received letters asking them to tidy up their allotment/hen pens a number remained in poor condition. It was agreed to send those final letters. It was also brought to attention that one hen pen had a trampoline and the tenant’s daughter and other children were allowed to be on the hen pen unattended. The clerk to send an advisory letter.
G. Edmondson reported that the play park was well used by lots of children. It appears that United Utilities had been in and around the edge carrying out investigatory work. She has litter picked that area on a regular basis and there was a small trip hazard which will be resolved.
S. Barton advised that there was nothing to add at the moment.
J. Mansfield had attended attempted to attend the Three Tier Meeting on 11th July but due to parking difficulties had returned home.
123/2019 FLOODING ISSUES
All was dry at the moment.
124/2019 ALLHALLOWS CENTRE WORKS
The clerk advised that he had contacted another contractor who has scheduled the work for early next year.
Following the recent election three vacancies remained which should be filled by co-
126/2019 SPEEDING – B5299
The clerk had final received a response from highways who were carrying out some monitoring, reporting to a CRASH meeting and it was hoped that a more formal response would be available for this evenings meeting, but it has not been received.
127/2019 BAGGROW LONNING
It is hoped that the approved works will cover the areas of concern and disrepair.
128/2019 39 BUS ROUTE.
There is no new information to report.
129/2019 PARKING -
This problem was raised but there is no immediate solution
130/2019 PROGRESS REPORTS
Any items for the next newsletter should be forwarded to the Clerk by mid-
131/2019 ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING
Parking – Fletchertown
Speeding on B5299
Abandoned vehicles on councils car parks
132/2019 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 4th September 2019 at Allhallows Centre, Fletchertown at 7.30pm.
The meeting closed at 8.10pm