MINUTES of Meeting held on Monday 11th May 2009 at Westward Hall

MINUTES of Meeting held on Monday 11th May 2009  at Westward Hall
PRESENT: Mr. Brown, Mr. Coulthard, Mrs. Graves, Mr. Holliday,  Mr. Jackson, Mr. Shaw,
  Mr. Studholme, Mr. Watson & Councillor D.Fairbairn.

 

 1. APOLOGIES-Mrs Robinson & Mr Atkinson
  1.1 Declaration of interests – Mr R.Studholme – planning application ref: 6-3-1 at     Studfold, Westward.
  
 2. MINUTES
  2.1 The Parish Council minutes from the 9th February 2009 were agreed and      signed.  
  2.2 SIDs We are now in a group with Allhallows, Caldbeck and Sebergham, hopefully to    be in operation by the beginning of June.
  2.3 New Tesco Store, Wigton extra traffic- ongoing  
  2.4 Damage to seat – Red Dial to Wigton Now repaired and back in place
  2.5 Highway Steward – copy of his rota to be given to each councillor

 3. NEW BUSINESS
  Non to be discussed

 4. FINANCE
  4.1 The Financial Report as at 31st January 2009 was considered and approved.     Current account stands at £3558.50 and reserve £3562.57.  
  4.2 Accept Chairman sign accounts for District Auditor 

 5. PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS – agreed to pay the following
  5.1 Annual Subscription 2009/10     £187
  5.2 A. Watson  Clerks Induction Course 23rd April 2009 £18 

 6. PLANNING
  6.1 Applications received since last meeting
   6.1.1 Application 220090238 Mr Michael Marrs – Change of use and conversion of     barn to granny flat, lobby extension and erection of conservatory to main      house.  Forrester Fold Farm, Westward, Wigton
   6.1.2 Application 2/2009/241 Mr William Miller W & M Miller – Proposed roof     over existing livestock handling facilities.  Jenkin Cross Lowmoor Road,      Wigton.
   6.1.3 Application 2/2009/0256  Mr John Stanyer – Extension to farmhouse. Wallace     Lane Farm Brocklebank, Wigton.
   6.1.4 Application 2/2009/0258 Mr Anthony Giles MIG Surveying Ltd – Proposed     partial conversion of tack room and stables and stores to home office. High     Chalkside, Rosley, Wigton. (Resubmission to 2/2008/0972)
   6.1.5 Application 2/2009/280 Mr William Hird – Single storey kitchen extension.     Town Head Brocklebank, Caldbeck, Wigton.

  6.2 Applications approved by Allerdale
   6.2.1 Application 2/2008/0992 Mr John Stanyer – Conversion of single storey      outbuildings to holiday let accommodation. GRANTED
  6.3 Applications refused by Allerdale
   6.3.1 Application 2/2008/0994 Ms Sarah Studholme – Proposed new four      bedroomed detached dwelling and detached double garage – REFUSED
    R.S. Left the meeting and a short discussion followed. B.B asked clerk to      write to Allerdale Borough Council about refusing planning permission.

 7. CORRESPONDENCE
   7.1 Various CALC
   7.2 Cumbria County Council- Highways Temporary Road Closure Order
   7.3 Allerdale Borough Council- Housing Needs Assessments
   7.4 Digitaluk- Digital switchover in Westward
   7.5 Rosley PCC – thank you for £100 donation
   7.6 Clerks & Councils Direct
   7.7 Northern Fells Group - newsletter 
   7.8 Northern Gas – up to date information regarding High Pressure Gas Pipeline-     Cummersdale to Bothel
   7.9 Adrian Francis – Westward Dog Day – Sunday 9th August- High Hall,Westward
   7.10 Cumbria Playing Fields Association – Affiliation Fees 2009/10
   7.11 Town and Parish Standard

 8. ANY ITEMS OF INFORMATION
  8.1 Brought by Members.
   8.1.1 M.G has asked for reflectors posts on the verge Oak Bank, Curthwaite
    Clerk to get in touch with highways again
    Rosley Play Area – a request for funds for sign age. Agreed to give £100
   Salt Bins Agreed to buy two this year.   Signposts update – FS said the     top Rosley road had been done, work to start in June.
   Dog fouling is still a problem, especially at Top Rosley and on the Craggs     road.  Clerk to write to Allerdale Borough Council regarding signs for dog    fouling.
   Discussion about communication between meetings-would like to keep more    in touch between 3 monthly intervals, quick email or liaise with B.B.
   Attended the meeting Parish Paths Initiative.

  8.2 Brought by Clerk
   8.2.1 European Parliamentary & County Elections - Thursday 4th June 2009 Notices     posted in Rosley and Westward.
   8.2.2 Website Update – AW reported the sight is still visited
   8.2.3 Feel Good Group - re Joyce Wilkinson Trust - no reply letter sent 18-03-09
    Clerk to get in touch again - update

 9. DATE OF NEXT MEETING
  Monday 17th August 2009 at Rosley Village Hall.

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