Latest Agenda

Councillors are hereby summoned, and members of the public are invited, to attend a
Parish Council Meeting on 7th January 2019 at 7.30pm, 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 3rd December 2018

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

5 To receive the Police Report.

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

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

8 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):

9 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.

10 To consider the following items of correspondence received since the last meeting and to determine what, if any, action should be taken:
a) United Utilities writes to explain their Priority Services Register. (Emailed to Cllrs. 29/11/18)
b) Morecambe Bay Partnership Press Release: £50,000 awarded to test Arnside viaduct walkway and cycle crossing. (Emailed to Cllrs. 29/11/18)
c) SLDC weekly planning update. (Emailed to Cllrs. 29/11, 6/12, 20/12 & 27/12/18)
d) A resident sends a copy email to NE about Hawswater/water course and ecology issues. (Emailed to Cllrs. 28/11, 13/12/18)
e) PSMA Ordnance survey news. (Emailed to Cllrs. 29/11/18)
f) Rural services bulletin. (To Cllrs. 5/12/18)
g) A resident writes about lorries churning up the ground near Woodwell and the new build on Lindeth Road. (To Cllrs. 5/12/18)
h) NE report on Little Haweswater (To Cllrs. 6/12/18):
i) Parish Online news. (To Councillors 6/12/18)
j) A resident writes about dog waste being left or bagged and left as a result of the removal of the bin at the shore end of Cove Lane. (To Councillors 7/12/18)
k) L. County C seeks the opinion of partners and stakeholders on Lancashire County Council’s proposed budget savings for 2019/20. (To Cllrs. 7/12/18)
l) FLAG publication
m) Notices regarding the Public Inquiry of footpath No. 14 to be placed on the notice board 13/12-17/1/2019. (Cllrs. emailed 11/12/18)
n) Rural Services publication. (Cllrs. emailed 11/12/18, 21/12/18 & 28/12/18)
o) A residents writes about dog mess on Emesgate being a health hazard. (Cllrs. emailed 12/12/18)
p) A resident writes to ask the Council to add support to his objection to one of St John’s school walls being painted blue as a base for artwork. This he perceives is very noticeable and out of place in the AONB and believes his opinion is shared by many.
q) Bus changes leaflet. (To Cllrs. 18/12/18)
r) North West Coastal communication. (To Cllrs. 21/12/18)
s) Notification of road works in Yealand Conyers 4-6th February. (To Cllrs. 21/12/18)
t) A resident has reported overgrown shrubbery and litter at the junction of Cove Road, Elmslack Lane and Woodlands Avenue – temporarily made safe. (To Cllr.s 19/12/18)
u) Lancaster City Council advise that there is to be a review of Statement of the Gambling Licensing Policy. The Council is consulting and comments can be made on

11 Planning Matters:
(a) To note that the following Planning Applications were dealt with under the provisions of Standing Order 25a, comments as follows:
• 18/01458/CU Silverdale Golf Club. Retrospective application for the retained change of use of golf club land to car park. – No issue re change of use, however: 1. The proposed new access is close to another junction which in itself is dangerous with limited sight lines (because of walls and vegetation belonging to the golf club) County Highways should be consulted. 2. In recent years part of the existing car park was given permission for housing due to decrease in use. Now they wish to expand and make a new car park.
• 18/01459/FUL Silverdale Golf Club. Retrospective application for the erection of a timber shed, tin shed, covered sand bunker and open sand bunder with dividing wall. – No comments.
• 18/01489/ADV Silverdale Golf Club. Advertising application for the display of a freestanding sign. – No comments

(b) To discuss the access to Corner House, Woodwell Lane.

12 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
25(b) Non-Parish Council Property and Functions.

13 To decide whether to form a Safety and Resilience Group and what actions would be required to do so.

14 Emergency Plan To receive an update and further the Emergency arrangements.

15 Finance
(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).
• Electricity Northwest, Wayleaves, £127.05.
(b) To authorise payment and sign cheques for the following accounts:
• Mr P Williams, toilet cleaning, SO £230, £9.73 sundries, cheque.
• L D Challenor, salary and expenses £1104.32, cheque.
• S Hayward, salary/hol. pay and expenses £517.22, cheque.
• S Hayward, gratuity payment, £745.07 cheque
• HMRC, PAYE, LDC, £247.68.
• Lancaster City Council, AONB clearance of Wells, £312 cheque.
• Signpost Restoration Ltd, renovations, £198.72
• Gaskell Hall, Vital Villages, S137, £37.50
• Mr T Bond, Land Registry expenses, £51.96 cheque
• Tim Lambert, contractor/tender amount unknown
• Envirocare, contractor, £312 cheque.
• Silverdale Institute, annual rental, £132 cheque
• British Gas, clock electricity, £33.99, Bacs

(c) To confirm the precept request for 2019/20 has been submitted.
(d) To receive the Financial Summary of Accounts for January, 2019.

16 To consider the External Works Chart 24 and updates if any.

17 Streetscape
• Benches, to discuss maintenance of them
• To have an update on the defibrillator situation.
• Spids. To update on progress.
• To review Xmas Trees 2018 and provision for 2019

18 Playground Matters
• To receive an update.
• To note the £127.05 Wayleaves money is to be allocated to the playground.

19 Land Registration.
• To receive an update
• To discuss outstanding rent for part of Burton Well Scroggs and what action to take. The 1960’s agreement was for 5 shillings a year rent payable; the payment of this has lapsed. (To Cllrs. 17/12/18)

20 To receive items for consideration for a future agenda
21 To note any “Items for Information” (no decisions or action permitted)

22 To note that the date of the next meeting is at the on 4th February 2019 at 7.30pm Items for the agenda, to reach the Clerk before 28th.


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