February Agenda

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held in Rosley Village Hall, Rosley on

Monday the 18th of February 2019 starting at 7.30 p.m.


Chairman’s announcements

To receive announcements by the Chairman.


To receive apologies for absence.

Requests for Dispensations

The clerk to report any requests since the previous meeting for dispensations to speak and/or vote on any matter where a member has a disclosable pecuniary interest

Declarations of interest on the agenda

To receive declarations of interest by members in respect of items on this agenda.


To authorise the Chairman to sign the minutes of the meeting held on the 19th of November 2018 as a true record (copy enclosed).

Adjournment of the meeting

The chairman will adjourn the meeting (15 minutes) to allow members of the public an opportunity to ask questions or raise matters of interest.


§ To receive a report and to agree any further action required from the PCSO.

§ To receive a report from the Northern Fells Group.

Financial Statements

§ To note the current balances & bank reconciliation of the Council’s Bank Accounts as at 31st of January 2019.

§ To review the council’s 2018/19 budget.

Payments of accounts

To consider & agree on the following donations;

§ The Great North Air Ambulance £ 400.00

§ Rosley Hall £1000.00

§ Rosley Hall – Room Hire £ TBC

§ Rosley Churchyard £ 250.00

§ Westward Halls £1000.00

§ Westward Halls – Room Hire £ TBC

§ Westward Churchyard £ 250.00

§ Northern Fells Group £ 400.00

§ Mr Morrison (grasscutting) £ 80.00

§ The Link (Parish Newsletter) £ 230.00

§ Wigton Baths Trust £ 300.00

§ Men In Sheds – Notice board Refurbs £ TBC

Planning Matters

Devolved decision of no objection by the clerk following consultation with Chairman & Councillors as response requested prior to the February meeting;

Ref No: 2/2018/0563 – Demolition of workshop and erection of a three bedroom semi detached dwelling – Land adjacent 3 Grainger Houses, Red Dial, Wigton – Mr A Ewart –

Application refused by Allerdale Planning.

Ref No: HOU/2019/0004 – Proposed stable block – Beckside House, East Woodside –

Mr & Mrs Robertson.

Annual Audit Review

a) To review Risk Assessment

b) To review Effectiveness of Internal Audit

c) To review Asset Register

d) To review the Insurance & Fidelity Guarantee


To note the following correspondence received & agree any action if required;

CALC – Dec/Jan & Feb Circulars

Wigton Baths Trust – Newsletter

Allerdale Borough Council – Approved Draft Tax Base for 2019/20

Northern Fells Group - Dementia Action Alliance Save the Date

Allerdale Local Plan – Submission to the Secretary of State

CALC – S137 Expenditure Limit

Allerdale Borough Council – Footway Lighting Update

Clerk & Councils Direct – January Issue

Highway Matters

To note any highway matters including the inoperative light at Rosley village hall & to receive an update on the consultation on the removal of the 30mph speed limit between Evening Hill & Curthwaite.

Curthwaite Defibrillator

To receive an update from Cllr Stoddart.

Speeding Vehicles on the Rosley Road

To receive an update on speeding vehicles on the Rosley road.

Clerk’s Position

To consider the new clerk following interviews.

Items for inclusion on the next Agenda

The chairman will give councillors the opportunity to put forward items for consideration at the next meeting.

Date and time of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Parish Council will be the AGM and will be held on Monday the 20th of May 2019 in Westward Halls, Westward commencing at 7.00pm.

Signed: E Clark Dated: 14th February 2019

Clerk of the Council