Latest Agenda

Councillors are hereby summoned, and members of the public are invited, to attend an ordinary Silverdale Parish Council Meeting on Monday 2nd August 2021 at 7.00pm, at the Institute, Spring Bank, Silverdale; for the purposes of 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 the Parish Council Meeting held on 5th July 2021.

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

5. To receive a police report if available.

6. 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.

7. To receive a report of any relevant matters from County Councillor Phillippa Williamson.

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

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 25:
• 21/00630/FUL The School Governors, Silverdale St Johns Church Of England Primary School, Emesgate Lane, Silverdale. Installation of solar PV panels to the existing flat roofs. – No objections.

(b) To consider the following Planning Applications:-
• 21/00716/FUL: 2 Jack Scout Cottages, Lindeth Road. Erection of a single storey side extension, construction of a dormer extension to the side elevation and installation of pitched roof over existing front dormer window.
• 20/00640/FUL Land Between 7 And 11, St Johns Avenue, Erection of one 2-storey dwelling (C3), alteration of levels and installation of drainage infrastructure.

11 To receive the Clerk’s report of any action (other than consideration of Planning Applications) taken under the provisions of Standing Order 25.
• Purchase of a new toilet seat for the gents at £14.99 (broken)
• Communication to further the repair of the noticeboard at the Gaskell Hall.
• Agreement to the expenditure to repair the ladies toilet door – up to £200

12 Working Groups & Streetscape Matters (except Playground)
• Toilet refurbishment. Grant applied for to Welcome Back Fund (LCity) £950.56, for electrical work on toilets.
• Emergency Plan – To comment on the details of the draft circulated.
• Speeding. To update on the new SPID provision.
• To arrange the Refurb/replacement of notice boards – specifically the one at the Green.
• Buses To receive an update on the progress towards providing local public transport.
• Highways/verges
• Footpaths.
• Street decorations.
• Seating
• Defibrillators.
• Parking.

13 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.
• Refurbishment. To clarify on what is to be ordered or applied for and who will fund the items.

14 Finance
(a) To conduct the monthly check of all money received by the Council and record the current account balance (bank statements to be inspected by a Member who is not a Bank Signatory, or more than one such Member).

(b) To record/authorise payment and sign any cheques for the following accounts:

• Great Oaks Tree Services Ltd., contractor, £643.20 cheque
• D Wain, contractor, awaiting invoice.
• iclean, toilets, £251.55,cheque
• Glasdon, playground picnic table, £992.26 cheque
• British Gas, toilets to 28/6/21, £11.48 bacs
• British Gas, clock, to 4/7/21, £18.83 bacs – final payment
• British Gas, toilets to 4/7/21 £13.84 bacs – final payment

(c) To confirm that a formal application has been made to L Andersen of the County Council for the “Rights of Way” Grant of £500 on 16th July by the Clerk.

15 To consider the following items of correspondence received since the last meeting and to determine what, if any action should be taken:
a) South Lakeland District Council is inviting your comments on the Issues and Options stage of its Local Plan Review. (Emailed 30/6/21)
b) SLDC weekly planning update. (Emailed 30/6/21, 7/7,14/7,)
c) LALC corresponds regarding the Land Ownership survey and the Boundary Commission review of parliamentary constituencies. (Both emailed 30/6/21)
d) Trading Standards Consumer alerts for July. (Emailed 1/7/21)
e) Morcambe Bay Partnership Newsletter. (Emailed 2/7/21)
f) Keer to Kent.
g) County Cllr. Williamson alerts the Parish Council of wall works to be done at he junction of Hollins Lane and Lindeth Road which will result in it’s temporary closure. The proposed dates for which the closure will take place are: 9am on Monday 16th August to 4pm on Sunday 12th September 2021. (Emailed 3/7/21)
h) The Rural Bulletin online. (Emailed 6/7/21)
i) Information on how Silverdale can participate in the Queens Platinum Jubilee over the period of 2nd – 5th June 2022. The whole celebrations start with the lighting of beacons on the evening of the 2nd June, 2022. (Emailed 6/7/21)
j) Notice of: Carnforth Neighbourhood Plan; 6 week Consultation. (Emailed 6/7/21)
k) LALC has forwarded a request regarding the Code of Conduct for Councillors. (Emailed to Cllr.s 8/7/21)
l) Community Connectors ask for donations which will enable them to equip a mother and child group in Morecambe. (Details forwarded to Cllrs. 9/7/21)
m) County Council inform that their Public Rights of Way Local Delivery Scheme is now open, with a closing date of 31st August 2021. (Emailed to Cllr.s 9/7/21)
n) Lune Valley Rural Housing Association invite someone to join their Board. Ring Emma Wilson 0300303 8540 Ex. 989.
o) Clerk & Council’s Direct publication.
p) An invitation to complete the National Youth Sector Census. (Emailed to Cllrs. 12/7/21)
q) A request not to have a rubbish bin at the Cove and why. (Emailed 12/7/21)
r) News that Susannah Bleakly leaves Morecambe Bay Partnership. (Emailed 15/7/21)
s) Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service wants to know your views on the risks in your communities to help shape our plans for the next five years. Consultation closes 21/9/21. (Emailed to Cllrs. 15/7/21)

16 To consider whether to pay for Council information to be printed in the Parish Magazine.

17 To discuss Surface water drains – see response from Phillippa email date July 22.

18 First Responders; update and review.

19 To consider the issues in Cllr. Bonds reports of 26/7/21 and record any decisions:
• Woodlands
• Healthy Villages

20 To review what jobs particularly need to be attended to by the Contractor in the next month.

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

22 To receive items for consideration for a future agenda.

23 To note that the date of the next meeting is 6th September 2021. Items for the agenda and copies of reports to reach the Clerk before 30th August.

Denise Challenor (Mrs)
Clerk to the Council. Tel. 01524 761824