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Councillors are hereby summoned, and members of the public are invited, to attend a
Parish Council Meeting on Monday 6th November 2017 at 7.30 pm, in the Silverdale Institute,
Spring Bank, Silverdale, for the purposes detailed in the following Agenda:

1 To receive Apologies for Absence.

2 To receive Declarations of Members’ interests relating to any items appearing on the agenda.

3 To approve the Minutes of an Ordinary Council Meeting held on Monday 2nd October 2017.

4 To receive information about Matters Arising from the Minutes of previous meetings, not covered by the Agenda.

5 To hear matters raised by Members of the Public for future consideration. Note: Members of the Council are not permitted to respond, except to ask questions for the purposes of clarification only.

6 To receive a Police Report.

7 To receive a report of any relevant matters by City Nigel Goodrich.

8 To receive a report of any relevant matters by County Cllr. Phillippa Williamson.

9 To receive verbal reports from any meetings attended by Members, or the Clerk (verbal reports are only acceptable where no decision, or action, is required).

10 Planning Matters:
(a) To note that the following Planning Applications were dealt with under the provisions of Standing Order 25a:
• 17/01198/FUL Old Cove Lea, Cove Lane. Erection of an orangery to the rear and a replacement garden room. (Emailed to Cllrs. 3/10/17)
• 17/01224/FUL 18 The Row. Erection of a detached garage. (Emailed to Cllrs. 3/10/17)

(b) Planning Applications:
• 17/01267/FUL 64 Emesgate Lane. Conversion of detached garage to create a one bedroom annexe. (Emailed to Cllrs. 18/10/17)
• 17/01238/ADV 16 Emesgate Lane Silverdale. Advertisement application for the display of 1 halo illuminated fascia sign, 2 non illuminated facia signs, and 1 non illuminated wall mounted sign. (Emailed to Cllrs 18/10/17)
• 17/01283/FUL 10B Lindeth Road. Erection of a single storey side extension and construction of a staircase with raised decking, construction of a raised platform, lowering of existing garden wall and installation of balustrades to the rear. (To Cllrs 19/10/17)
• 17/01286/FUL 6 The Green. Single storey extension. (To Cllrs. 19/10/17)
• SL/2017/0698 &0699. Holgates Plans for Hollins Farm. SLDC listing. (Emailed to Cllrs. 25/10/17)
• Notification of amendment to 17/01060/FUL 10 Stankelt Road. Erection of first floor side extension above existing attached garage and erection of a single storey outbuilding for a studio/office space. (Emailed to Cllrs. 27/10/17)

(c) Decisions made by City Council:
• Provisional (for up to 6 months) Tree Preservation Order No. 634(2017) relating to trees at Woodland East of Haweswater, Moss Lane. (To Cllrs. 7/10/17)
• Tree Preservation Order No. 634(2017) Provisional (for up to 6 months), extended area of protection, relating to trees at Woodland East of Haweswater, Moss Lane. (To Cllrs. 19/10/17)
• Tree Preservation Order No. 626 (2017) Relating to trees at Cow Close Wood, Off Lindeth Road. Confirmed by Lancaster City Council without modification on 17/10/17.

(d) To note an appeal has been made regarding Former Leeds Children’s holiday camp – planning application. To discuss and decide what action if any needs to be taken. (Emailed to Cllr.s 18/10/17)

11 To receive the Clerk’s report of any action (other than consideration of Planning Applications) taken under the provisions of Standing Order 25:
25(a) Parish Council Property and Functions
• Removal of fallen tree at Burton Well.
25(b) Non-Parish Council Property and Functions

12 To consider the following items of correspondence received since the last meeting and to determine what, if any, action should be taken:
a) An update on Natural England’s work to improve our conservation advice packages for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and a request for comments on draft MPA Conservation Advice packages. (Emailed to Cllrs. 27/9/17)
b) L City Council requests the Parish Council complete a questionnaire on Sustainable Settlements and return it by 30/10/17. (Emailed to Cllrs. 1/10/17 – completed by T Bond & posted 4/10/17 )
c) The Royal Air Force write to promote their 100th Anniversary celebration of their formation on 1st April 2018. They seek support and ideas. (Emailed to Cllrs. 1/10/17)
d) North West Coastal Access Update. (Emailed to Cllrs. 2/10/17)
e) L City Council invites a representative to attend their Planning Enforcement Open Evening on 14 November 2017 at 6pm at Morecambe Town Hall in Committee rooms 1 & 2. (Post)
f) LALC Accounts. (Emailed 3/10/17)
g) LALC consults about the Department Communities and Local Government’s recently issued consultation on Planning for the right homes in the right places; it asks for the Council’s to participate. (Emailed 3/10/17)
h) Charity Commission News. (Emailed to Cllrs. 4/10/17)
i) Lancaster City Democratic services respond to the query made about Councillors allowances. (emailed to Cllrs. 4/10/17)
j) Mr Orrell responds to say they will transfer their “First Responder” funds shortly. (Emailed to Cllrs. 4/10/17)
k) Invitation to Arnside & Silverdale AONB Planning Update Meeting, 6.30pm on Monday 16th October at Warton St Oswald’s Church Hall (Emailed to Cllrs. 4/10/17)
l) A copy of a letter of concern about the apparent lack of consultation regarding the plans for Gait Barrow. Attached are relevant comments from Gait Barrow’s NNR Management Plan.(Emailed to Cllrs. 11/10/2017)
m) SLDC weekly planning lists. (Emailed to Cllrs. 11/10/17, 18/10/1& 25/10/17))
n) Agenda of AONB Executive committee meeting on 18/10/17. (Emailed to Cllrs. 14/10/17)
o) AONB cancel meeting (n) but attach Executive Committee report on the DPD consultation. (Emailed to Cllrs 16/10/17)
p) Notice of temporary road closure on Moss Lane on 1/11/17 (Emailed to Cllrs. 17/10/17)
q) Notice of Loneliness Summit at Lancaster Town Hall on 6/12/17 at 4-5.30pm. (Emailed to Cllrs 17/10/17)
r) Autumn events from Morecambe Bay Partnerships. (Emailed to Cllrs. 22/10/17)
s) Arnside & Silverdale AONB – Gaits Barrows NNR special. (Emailed to Cllrs 22/10/17)
t) Bus services changes leaflet. (Emailed to Cllrs. 23/10/17)
u) Rural Services newsletter (To Cllrs 23/10/17)
v) AONB Planning Update meeting rescheduled for November 8th. (Cllrs. emailed 26/10/17)
w) Letter from R Cartwright concerning Haweswater woodland. (Emailed to Cllrs 31/10/17)
x) Clerk & Council’s Direct.
y) Glasdon brochure.

13 To receive the Emergency Plan details and an update on the works required.

14 To consider the Came and Company advice on Risk Assessments; training for volunteers and First Aid provision. (note: LALC’s advice that ” there is no statute that says you may maintain a defibrillator or undertake health issues”) (Emailed to Cllrs. 18/10/17)

15 (a) To conduct the monthly check of all money received by the Council (bank statements to be inspected by a Member who is not a Bank Signatory, or more than one such Member): £456.00 donation for new bench at Jenny Browns Point.
(b) To authorise payment and sign cheques for the following accounts:
• Mr J Bennett, Chairman’s Allowance, £25.00 cheque
• Mr A. J. Houghton, Basic Parish Allowance, £25.00 cheque
• Mrs S Mason, Basic Parish Allowance, £25.00 cheque
• Mr N Ribbons, Basic Parish Allowance, £25.00 cheque
• Mr P Williams, Basic Parish Allowance,£25.00 cheque
• Mr D Sandiford, Basic Parish Allowance, £25.00 cheque
• Mr T Bond, Basic Parish Allowance, £25.00 cheque
• K Palmer, Basic Parish Allowance, £25 cheque
• BioBag Ltd, doggy bags, £145.20 cheque
• Tim Lambert, contractor, £320 cheque
• Lancaster City Council, septic tank charges/toilets, £201.46
• BDO LLP, external audit, £240 cheque
• North West Air Ambulance, Section 137 donation, £300 cheque.
• Mr J Bennett, wreaths S137, £50, cheque
• Westmorland Tree Care Ltd. Burton Well Lane, £360, cheque
• Envirocare (Contractor) £199.99 SO.
• British Gas, Toilet, by Bacs £39.55
• British Gas, clock, by Bacs £36.33
• Paul Williams, toilet cleaning £230, SO
• Waterplus, toilets, credit of £15.79

(c) To consider the amendments to the draft Budget/Precept.
(d) To Authorise: an approach to the AONB to undertake the regular clearing of Woodwell and Bank Well and obtain a price for the works;
(e) To Authorise donating the budgeted S137 amount of £700 to the AONB.
(f) To note the Annual Return and notice of Conclusion of Audit has been received and is being published as instructed. There are no issues arising.
(g) To consider a section 137 request to fund the cost of the Village Directory – £124.

16 To receive and comment on the External Works Chart content No. 13.

17 To authorise the repairs to the playground at a cost of approximately £300 for the parts + vat and using the 2017-18, £100 worth of free repairs from City Council.

18 Parking at the Station
To consider what can be done to provide parking for cars picking up passengers from the railway station.

19 Haweswater/Gaitbarrow.
To discuss Natural England’s proposals for Gait Barrow Reserve and Haweswater.

20 Streetscape
a) To decided what action to take regarding to Damage to seats at the old bus stop on Emesgate Lane. (reported to police by Neighbourhood watch)
b) To decide whether to cancel the contract for the adopting of the telephone box.


21 Traffic Speeding
To consider the matter and agree any actions.

22 To note any “Items for Information” (no decisions or action permitted)

23 To receive items for consideration for a future agenda.

24 To note that the date of the next meeting is Monday 4th December 2017 items and reports to reach the Clerk before Monday 27th November.

L D Callenor

Signed: Mrs Denise. Challenor
Clerk to the Council, Tel. 01524 761824