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Councillors are hereby summoned, and members of the public are invited, to attend a
Parish Council Meeting on 2nd September 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 12th August 2019.

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 an online Police report. (July’s Forwarded to Cllr.’s 23/8/19)

7 To receive a report of any relevant matters by City Councillor June Greenwell.

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 To consider changing Standing Order 1. To state that meetings will start at

11 Planning Matters:
a) To note that the following Planning Applications were dealt with under the provisions of Standing Order 25:
• C19/01015/FUL 19 Emesgate Lane. Change of use of doctors surgery (D1) to a mixed used unit comprising shop (A1) and a 2 bedrooms flat (C3) (Emailed13/8/19)

b) To consider the following Planning applications:
• 19/01058/FUL 2 Northern Terrace. Erection of a single storey side extension to existing outbuilding. (Emailed 18/8/19)
• 19/00028/REF Silverdale Golf Club. Retrospective application for the erection of a timber shed, tin shed, covered sand bunker and open sand bunker with dividing wall. (Emailed 18/8/19)
• 19/01071/FUL Partial demolition and remodelling of existing garage and relocation of access. (Emailed 21/8/19)
• 19/00841/FUL Mawsons House, Lindeth Road. Erection of a single storey side extension and three outbuildings. (Emailed 21/8/19)
• 19/01059/FUL Croziers Croft. Moss Lane. Installation of a new self contained sewage treatment plant to replace-existing septic tank. (Emailed 21/8/19)
• 19/01075/VCN Former Walled Garden, Ridgeway Park, Lindeth Road. Demolition of existing former school buildings and erection of a dwelling (C3) and associated access (pursuant to the variation of conditions 2 and 8 on planning permission 18/00600/FUL to amend the site layout and design of the dwelling and retain an existing outbuilding with alterations to its roof)

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 Function
• Overgrown shrubbery near the Co-op, requested cut back.
• Letter to Highways regarding tree obstruction on Stankelt Road.

13 Insurance. To approve the insurance cover for 2019-20 with AXA Insurance uk through Came and Company as emailed to Cllrs on 13/8/19.

14 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.
(b) To authorise payment and sign cheques for the following accounts:
• Came & Company, insurance, £1199.24, cheque
• T Lambert, contractor, cheque £310.
• Envirocare, contractor, cheque £312
• P Williams, toilet cleaning £234.17 SO

(c) To consider the 2020-2021 funding required for projects; additional to the Annual costs of running the Council; to be taken into account for the budget/precept request.

15 Correspondence
To consider the following items of correspondence received since the last meeting and to determine what, if any, action should be taken:
a) SLDC weekly update. (To Cllrs. 8/8/19, 14/8 & 21/8/19
b) FLAG publication.
c) Parish Council’s website challenge – new regulations. (Emailed to Cllrs. 8/8/19)
d) A copy of a letter sent to Natural England from the Landscape Trust regarding grazing of Hawswater/Gait Barrows. (Emailed to Cllrs. 9/8/19) News article. (12/8/19) (21/8/19)
e) LALC training workshops. (Emailed to Cllrs.8/8/19)
f) Rural Services Bulletin. (Emailed to Cllrs. 13/8/19 & 21/8/19)
g) L City Council has published the proposed Main Modifications to the Local Plan which is currently under examination. An eight week consultation will now take place (until 5pm Monday 7 October 2019) and you are invited to make representations on the soundness of the plan. (Emailed to Cllrs. 14/8/19)
h) Bus Changes leaflet – some changes to 51 timetable. (Emailed 14/8/19)
i) Notice of weekend closures of northbound M6 between Carnforth and Lancaster 13/9 to 6/10/19. (Emailed to Cllrs. 14/8/19)
j) An invitation to attend a Heritage App Workshop on 19th September, 10am to 3pm, at Gaskell Hall, Silverdale organised by the AONB Partnership. (Emailed 23/8/19
k) A resident requests information regarding imminent the changes to the bus service.
(Emailed 27/8/19)

16 Streetscape
Update on progress with street furniture.

17 Highways External Service Report – To review progress and add any new works to the report. (See attached No 29)

18 Countryside Matters
• Haweswater/Gaitbarrow To consider the several items of correspondence and comments received from the public and decide what, if any action to take.
• The Coastal Path. To consider the safety aspects of the proposed footpath.
• Silverdale Footpaths. To consider improvements to access for the disabled.

19 Emergency Plan
To review and plan future actions for maintenance of equipment and emergency situations.
To note there is a 2018 Business in the Community publication available entitled “Preparing for Emergencies in Lancashire”. (Emailed to the Cllrs. 21/8/19)

20 Playground – To receive a report on any urgent actions that have been taken and to consider any other issues raised in either the Lancaster CC quarterly, or Parish weekly inspections.

21 Bus Sevice – To give any helpful information regarding the changes to the Bus Service in Silverdale.
22 To note any “Items for Information” (no decisions or action permitted)
23 To receive items for consideration for a future agenda.
• Set the meeting dates – November.

24 To note that the date of the next meeting is 7th October 2019. Items for the agenda and copies of reports, to reach the Clerk before 30th September.


Denise Challenor, Clerk to the Council Tel. 01524 761824