Minutes - Parish Council Meeting 14th November 2011

 

 

Westward Parish Council

 

MINUTES of Meeting held on Monday 14th November 2011 

In Westward Village Halls

 

PRESENT: Mr. Brown, Mr. Coulthard, Mr. Holliday, Mrs Robinson, Mr. Shaw,

Mr Studholme, Mr Todd, Mr. Watson, Coun D. Fairburn, 6 Members of the Public.

 

 

1.    APOLOGIES

       1.1  J. Atkinson

         1.2  Declaration of Interests

                Mr J. Atkinson – Planning application 2/2011/0721 Application 2/2011/0721

                Erection of conservatory porch. Fairview, Rosley, Wigton.

        

2.    MINUTES

Approve the minutes of the last meeting of the Parish Council held on the 15th August 2011         

 

3.    NEW BUSINESS

         3.1  Environment Agency – Creating new Internal Drainage Boards. A talk was given by Duncan Stuart who stated a pressure group has been formed to inform the public about the Environment setting up a new Internal Drainage Board and how it affects the public in the Waver/Wiza/Wampool area.

       3.2  A discussion was held about the forthcoming HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee 2012. It is hoped a committee can be formed to celebrate this historic event. Suggestions included a Hog Roast, dance, afternoon tea, fancy dress and church service.  F.S stated he had applied to the Joyce Wilkinson Trust for £500 towards costs and councillors agreed to financial support also. I.W proposed and J.C seconded.

 

4.    FINANCE    

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

         4.2  A discussion contributing to Westward Halls for refurbishment expenses. Proposed to give £1000 F.S seconded J.C.

 

5.    PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS

         To authorise payment of the following accounts

         5.1  Westward Halls                   £1000

         5.2  Northern Fells Broadband     £300

         5.3  Wigton Swimming Pool         £150

 

6.    PLANNING

         6.1  Applications received since last meeting

                6.1.1 Application 2/2011/0625 Mr Les Hayes – Listed Building consent to remove double glazed units from conservatory roof and replace with slate and insert 3 roof light windows. Barn End, The Street, Westward, Wigton.

                6.1.2 Application 2/2011/0609 Mr W. Kitchen – Reserved matters application for erection of agricultural workers dwelling. Clea Green, Westward, Wigton.

                6.1.3 Application 2/2011/0721 Mr J. Atkinson – Erection of conservatory porch. Fairview, Rosley, Wigton.

                6.1.4 Application 2/2011/0818 & 2/2011/0800 Mr & Mrs C Miles – Proposed installation of solar panels & Listed Building consent for photovoltaic modules on farmhouse, Stoneraise Farm, Wigton.

                6.1.5 Application 2/2011/0729 M & J Cowen – Proposed installation of wood windows. East Curthwaite Farm, Wigton

                6.1.6 Application 2/2011/0405 Mr W. Millar – Installation of milking parlor and erection of new building for livestock (Resubmission of planning application 2/2011/0251. Jenkin Cross, Wigton.

 

       6.2  Applications approved by Allerdale

              6.2.1  Application 2/2011/0609 Mr W. Kitchen – Reserved matters application for erection of a agricultural worker’s dwelling, Clea Green, Westward, Wigton. -  RESERVED MATTERS APPROVED                

              6.2.2  Application 2/2011/0463 Mr W Hird – Erection of 1 x 20kw C&F wind turbine 27.1m to tip. Town Head Farm, Brocklebank, Wigton. – FULLS PLANS APPROVED

                6.2.3  Application 2/2011/0629 Mr R.Bryden – Listed building consent to remove double glazed units from conservatory and replace with slate and insert 2 roof light windows. The Shearings, The Street, Westward, Wigton. - LISTED BUILDING CONSENT APPROVED

                6.2.4  Application 2/2011/0625 Mr Les Hayes – Listed Building consent to remove double glazed units from conservatory roof and replace with slate and insert 3 roof light windows. Barn End, The Street, Westward, Wigton. – LISTED BUILDING CONSENT APPROVED

                        

7.    CORRESPONDENCE

       7.1  Cumbria County Council – North Allerdale Traffic Regulation Order Review

Cumbria Minerals & Waste Development Framework Site Allocations Policies & Proposal Map

         7.2  Fire Brigades Union – Proposed Termination of the Cumbria Control Function

         7.3  Cumbria Police Authority – Independent Custody Visiting Scheme

       7.4  Allerdale Borough Council Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places 2011

         7.5  Calc – various

         7.6  Wigton Swimming Pool – Asking for a donation

         7.7  Our Green Space – Planned meeting at Penrith to share and learn the work of this Heritage Lottery Funded Project.

         7.8  Cumbria Community Foundation – 2011 Annual Review

 

Emails – C.C.C, Calc, NALC, Councillor D. Fairburn, Cumbria Police Authority, Rural Services Network and Sustainable Gov-newsletter.

      

8.    ANY ITEMS OF INFORMATION

       8.1  A talk was given by John updating Councillors about the Northern Fells Broadband. He asked for a donation towards funding of £300. Proposed T.T seconded F.S

         8.2  B.B reported the railings had been taken down at Beck Bottom.  T.T to investigate.

         8.3  Donate £150 to Wigton Baths Proposed F.S seconded T.T

         8.4  T.T reported fence at Brocklebank in disrepair. Councillor Fairburn to look into ownership.

         8.5  Precept to be set at next meeting (Monday 30th January)

         8.6  A letter was read out from the clerk tendering her resignation. Need to advertise position on notice boards, Calc website, closing date 31st December 2011.

 

9.    DATE OF NEXT MEETING

       Next meeting to be held on Monday 30th January 2012 in Rosley Village Hall.

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