Allhallows Parish Council
A meeting of the Allhallows Parish Council was held in the Allhallows Centre, Fletchertown, Aspatria on Wednesday 4th September 2019 at 7.30pm.
PRESENT: Messrs. M. Abbott, L. Douglas, C. Mackenzie, and G. Edmondson,
Also, Present: T. Gear (Clerk) and four members of the public.
Apologies: J. Mansfield, R. Bowness, M. Bowness.
Councillor M. Abbott in the Chair
133/2019 DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS
On the proposal of M. Abbott and seconded by C. Mackenzie it was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 16th July 2019 be approved and signed as a correct record.
135/2019 POLICE MATTERS
There was no report from the police but there had been an e-
136//2019 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
There were four members of the public present who raised the following issues: -
!) Two members of the public requested an update on the parking situation in West Street, a defective light on West Street and requested an additional litter bin on West Street. An update was provided, and the other matters would be progressed.
2) Two other members of the public were in attendance in response to a letter from the council regarding a trampoline on a hen pen and unaccompanied children being on the allotments. It was explained that the letter had been received late the night before had not been seen by all councillors and therefore would not be discussed until the next meeting.
A letter from a resident containing eight issues had been received and the clerk was asked to deal and respond.
i) The July/August CALC Circular had been received and circulated.
ii) A thank you e-
iii) The North West Coastal Access Monthly Update -
vi) Notes of the 3 Tier meeting held in Cockermouth on 11th July had been received and circulated.
v) The Cumbria Action for Health Network & Mental Health Provider Forum Bulletin 12/08/2019 had been received and circulated.
iv)The Solway Coast ANOB Parish Council meeting notes had been received.
138/2019 CLERKS REPORT
The clerk gave a report on matters that had arisen since the last meeting
139/2019 ALLHALLOWS CENTRE
C. Mackenzie addressed the meeting informing members that the Centre was very busy, and the Art Exhibition had raised a magnificent £1853.00.
140/2019 DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORTS
There were no apologies or reports from the Borough or County Councillors.
141/2019 PLANNING MATTERS
Applications for consultation
(d) Planning related correspondence
i) The following accounts were approved for payment: -
T Gear Newsletter & Printer Ink £75.90
CALC Code of Conduct Training £120.00
WG & JB Hort. Services Grass cutting (Sept.) £246.00
WG & JB Hort. Services Footpath Clearance etc. £345.00
Water Plus Ltd Water Rates £56.22
All Saints Church Donation £50.00
ii) Balances as at
4.9.19 Current Account £4625.79
4.9.19 Deposit Account £4501.67
143/2019 COUNCILLOR’S PORTFOLIO’S
R. Bowness had given his apologies, but the clerk confirmed that the letters requiring some allotment holders to take action had been sent.
G. Edmondson reported that the play park was well used by lots of children. The gate and a small divot require attention.
J. Mansfield had tendered her apologies.
144/2019 FLOODING ISSUES
Nothing to report under this item.
145/2019 DONATION TO ALL SAINTS CHURC FUNDRAISING EVENT
The clerk read a letter that had been received after the last meeting in which the church requested financial support for their fundraising event. On the proposal of G. Edmondson and seconded by C. Mackenzie it was RESOLVED to donate £50.00 to this worthy local cause.
Following the recent election three vacancies remained which should be filled by co-
147/2019 SPEEDING B5299
The clerk had received a further response from highways who accept there is a speeding problem and will undertake enforcement by the camera van in the first instance.
148/2019 ADOPTION OF THER MODEL FINANCIAL REGULATION 2019
The clerk had received the above from the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) which had been circulated to members and was adopted by the council.
149/20019 ABANDONED VEHICLES ON COUNCIL’S CAR PARKS
The above had been brought to the attention of the Borough Council and the vehicles have now been removed.
150/2019 PARKING -
This problem was raised but there is no immediate solution
151/2019 PROGRESS REPORTS
Any items for the next newsletter should be forwarded to the Clerk by mid-
152/2019 ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING
Issues on the Allotments
Parking – Fletchertown
Feedback on Speeding on B5299
VE DAY 75 -
Ash Die Back
153/2019 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at Allhallows Centre, Fletchertown at 7.30pm.
The meeting closed at 8.15pm