Latest Agenda

Councillors are hereby summoned, and members of the public are invited, to attend the Annual Parish Council Meeting on Thursday 4th May 2017 at 7.30pm, in the Silverdale Institute, Spring Bank, Silverdale, for the purposes detailed in the following Agenda:
1     To elect the Chairman of the Council, and to receive his Declaration of Acceptance of Office.
2 To elect the Vice Chairman of the Council.
3 To receive apologies for absence.
5 To receive declarations of Members’ interests relating to any items appearing on the agenda.
6 To approve the Minutes of the Meeting held on 3rd April 2017.
7  To receive information about matters arising from the Minutes of previous meetings, not covered by the Agenda.
8  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.
9    To receive a report from City Councillor Nigel Goodrich.
10  To receive the Police Report/new vandalism to toilets.
11  To receive verbal reports from any meetings attended by Members, or the Clerk.
12 To consider the following items of correspondence received since the last meeting and to determine what, if any, action should be taken:
a) Minutes AONB 15/3/17 plus invitation to Apple Day 30/9/17. (Emailed to Cllrs. 30/3/17)
b) Information about Parliament Week, 13 to 19th Nov.  (Emailed to Cllrs. 7/4/17)
c) J Johnston replies to the Co-responders request.  (Emailed to Cllrs. 13/4/17)
d) Lucy May writes about Natural England’s attempts to protect birds in the area and invites communication. (Emailed to Cllrs. 21/4/17)
e) A resident writes to ask the Council to fund the pruning of some overhanging trees on Burton Well Lane. (Emailed To Cllrs. 23/4/17)
f) L City Council writes to inform the Council about Pre-application Planning advice. (Emailed to Cllrs. on 24/4/17)
g) Copy of Keith Reed’s letter to the planning department. (Emailed to Cllrs. 25/4/1/7)
h) HAGs brochure
i) LCR publication.
13 Planning Matters:
(a)  To note that the following Planning Application was dealt with under the provisions of Standing Order 25a, and comments made as indicated:
• L/2016/1044 Former Leeds Children’s Holiday Home. An extension of time has been granted to allow for amendments to the proposal. – 17 Strong letters of objection circulated to members of planning committee.
• 17/0036/TPO  Burton Well Lane.  Prune trees along Burton Well Lane.
• 16/01338/FUL  Green Ridge, 16, The Row, Silverdale.  Construction of a dormer extension to the rear elevation. (Emailed to Cllrs. 6/4/17)
• 17/00370/FUL  Hawthorn Bank, Cove Road.  Erection of a stable block with extension to access track. . (Emailed to Cllrs. 6/4/17)
• 17/0046/TPO Woodland Hotel, Woodlands Drive. Trimming of overhanging branches.
(b)   To consider the following Planning Applications:
• 17/00415/CU  9 Emesgate Lane.  Change of use of dwellinghouse ground floor (C3) into a shop unit (A1) and cafe unit (A3). (Emailed to Cllrs. 25/4/17)
• 17/00394/CU Barn Opposite Far Waterslack, Waterslack Road.  Demolition of existing outbuildings and part of barn to facilitate the change of use of agricultural barn to dwelling (C3) erection of a porch to the rear, construction of a new boundary wall, alterations to existing access point and associated landscaping. (Emailed to Cllrs. 25/4/17)
(c)   To note the following decisions notified by Lancaster City Council: None.
14   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
• Tim Lambert asked to repair vandalism to public toilet door
25(b)  Non-Parish Council Property and Functions
• Letter to Fire Service re Co-responders
15  To elect members of committees and representatives to other organisations. (List provided below agenda)
16   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)
• Precept by BACS £30942.00,
• Silverdale Children’s Playground £290.59,
• Wayleave (one-off)  payment for Methodist Church site £768.
(b)  To authorise payment and sign cheques for the following accounts:.
• Gaskell Memorial Hall, AGM, £30
• Philip Richardson, for seats £408
• T Lambert, contractor, £294.30
• njo Technology Ltd., Emergency Plan, £1837.20
• Mr J Bennett, bench parts, £21.80
• Malcolm Richardson, internal audit £100.
• Mr P Williams, toilet duties, £230, SO
• Envirocare, contractor, £199.99 SO
(c)  To approve the Accounts 2016-17 (emailed to Cllr’s 18/4/17))
• To acknowledge that the accounts have been returned from the internal auditor.
• To complete and sign the Annual Governance Statement of the Annual Return ending 31/3/17
• To sign the Accounting Statements 2016-17. (Emailed to Cllr’s 21/4/17)
• To receive information that these are required to be posted on the Parish Council’s website prior to the inspection period which commences on 7/6/17.
17   To consider the tenders for Grass Cutting and Contractor work for 18/5/17 to 17/5/18. Attached
18  To discuss the results of the Sports Committee meeting. (Minutes to Cllrs 10/4/17)
19  External Works report no. 7. Review of plans/information from Lancashire CC and Lancaster CC regarding verge maintenance and gully maintenance.  Attached
20  To have an update on the Emergency Plan.
21  To sign Electricity Northwest’s new Wayleave agreement relating to electricity apparatus underground on land on Bradshaw Gate.  (Information emailed 10/4/17)
22   To consider the proposal emailed 4/04/17 regarding Rick Shaw from North West Ambulance Service teaming up with a parish event to gain a platform to canvass for  First-Responders.
 23 To further discuss the giving of a S137 grant for the Food Festival. (Emailed further information to Cllrs. 9/4/17)
24  To discuss the painting of the clock tower and repair to the cobbles.
25   To note any “Items for Information” (no decisions or action permitted)
26  To receive items for consideration for a future agenda.
27  To note that the date of the next meeting is Monday 5th June 2017.  Items for the agenda, to reach the Clerk before 29th May.
Mrs L D (Denise) Challenor
Clerk to the Council, Tel. 01524 761824
Representatives to outside organisations:
Morecambe Bay Partnership
Lancaster and District Sustainable Transport Forum
Silverdale United Charities
Mansergh’s Charity
AONB Executive Committee.
LAPTC – Lancaster Area Committee
Playground Committee
Archbishop Hutton Trust (changes to Ray Halliday, 732391)
The Institute
Woodland Working Group
SILVERDALE PARISH COUNCIL – Trustees of Silverdale Childrens Playground Charity
Trustees are hereby summoned, and members of the public are invited, to attend an extra Ordinary Meeting of the Playground Charity 521323 Trustees, on 4th May 2017 following the Parish Council Meeting, in the Silverdale Institute, Spring Bank, Silverdale, for the purposes detailed in the following Agenda:
1. To receive apologies for absence.
2. To confirm the Minutes of the last meeting held on 3rd April 2017.
3. To raise any matters arising.
4. To receive declarations of Trustees interests relating to any items appearing on the Agenda.
5. To receive an update on playground repairs.
6. To consider composing a list of “wearing parts” for Playdale equipment in case they are no longer available.  (Suggestion emailed 10/4/17)
7. To receive the Annual Accounts 2016-17.  (Emailed to Cllr.s on 26/4/17)
8. Matters Raised by Members of the Public for Future Consideration.
9. To confirm the date for the next meeting of the Trustees.
Denise Challenor
Clerk to the Trustees.