Minutes of meeting hled on Monday 16th May 2011

MINUTES of Meeting held on Monday 16th May 2011 

In Westward Halls

 

PRESENT: Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Brown, Mr. Coulthard, Mr. Holliday,

Mrs Robinson, Mr. Shaw, Mr Studholme, Mr Todd, Mr. Watson, (Members of Public) M. Grave & E West.  A. Burgess (Northern Fells)

 

 

1.    APOLOGIES

       1.1  Declaration of Interests Mr J. Coulthard - Application 2/2011/0244 Mr David Coulthard – Proposed agricultural building, Sandwath, Rosley, Wigton

 

2.    MINUTES

To approve the minutes of the last meeting of the Parish Council held on the 7th February 2011    

 

3.    NEW BUSINESS

         3.1  The Parish Council Elections took place on 5th May 2011.  None of the councillors had any expenses. Agreed to pay clerk her expenses.

         3.2  F.S spoke about the progress of Broadband in our area, saying in of the seven parishes banded together over 400 people have registered with the Northern fells area. Cumbria has been chosen to receive grants because of its rural location.

 

4.    FINANCE

       4.1  To consider the Financial Report Year ending 31st March 2011- see attached report.            

         4.2  To accept Chairman sign accounts for District Auditor          

 

 

5.    PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS

         To authorise payment of the following accounts

         5.1  Insurance 01/06/2011-31/05/2012 Zurich Municipal                          £225.00

         5.2  Calc – Annual subscriptions 2011/12                                                £192.00

         5.3  Brian Hall Accountancy – Prepare internal audit report 2010/11           £36.00

         5.2  Mr J. Pigg – Fencing (awaiting invoice)

        

6.    PLANNING

         6.1  Applications received since last meeting

              6.1.1  Mr J. Coulthard left the meeting - Application 2/2011/0244 Mr David Coulthard – Proposed agricultural building, Sandwath, Rosley, Wigton

                        All members agreed to approve.

              6.1.2  Application 2/2011/0264 Mr W Kitchen - Outline application for erection of agricultural workers dwelling, Clea Green, Westward, Wigton

             

       6.2  Applications approved by Allerdale

                6.2.1  Application 2/2010/1010  Mr & Mrs Rothery – Demolition of single storey extension to west of property and replacement with two storey extension and additional two storey extension to south, The Cottage, East Woodside, Wigton GRANTED

                6.22   Application 2/2011/0127 (Resubmission to 2/2010/1031)  Mr & Mrs Rothery – Listed building consent for demolition of single storey extension to west of property and replacement with two storey extension and additional two storey extension to south, The Cottage, East Woodside, Wigton. GRANTED

              6.2.3  Application 2/2011/0041 Mr Jeffrey Little – Application for a variation of condition 2/2010/0688 substitution of one larger window in place of two smaller windows, affecting living room and dining room. Greenhill Farm, Red Dial, Wigton GRANTED                      

 

7.    CORRESPONDENCE

       7.1     Cumbria County Council

         7.2     CALC – newsletters etc

         7.3     NALC

         7.4     Mrs M. Pitts – Re Oakbank, Curthwaite – The chairman said a reply should be sent to Mrs Pitts and raise the matter again with Councillor Fairburn and the Highways with a suggestion of installing curbing.

         7.5     Penrith & District Red Squirrel Group

         7.6     Rosley Link

         7.7     Friends of the Lake District

         7.8     Society of Local Council Clerks

         7.9     Local Government Boundary Commission

Thank you letters from Northern Fells, Rosley Link, Rosley Church, Hospice at Home & Great North Air Ambulance.

                   Emails – C.C.C, Calc, Councillor D. Fairburn,

 

8.    ANY ITEMS OF INFORMATION

       8.1  T.T. raised concerns about water running into fields at Raise Lodge Bridge. Clerk to contact Councillor Fairburn.

         8.2  The Clerk was approached by the Chair of Rosley School asking for volunteers to stand as a LEA Governor for the school.

 

9.     DATE OF NEXT MEETING  

         Next meeting to be held on Monday August 15th in Rosley Hall.

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