Hayton & Mealo Parish Council
Hayton and Mealo Parish Council
A meeting of the Hayton and Mealo Parish Council was held in the Prospect Village Hall, Prospect, Aspatria on Wednesday 8th November 2017 at 7.30pm.
PRESENT: Messrs. D. Hillary, F. Buchanan, S.G. Hitchen, R. Murray and Y. Lockwood
Also, Present: T. Gear (Clerk) and J. Lister (County Councillor)
Apologies: M. Dowling and E. Murdock
Councillor D. Hillary in the Chair
81/2017 DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS
On the proposal of S.G. Hitchen and seconded by Y Lockwood it was RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 13th September 2017 be approved and signed as a correct record.
83/2017 POLICE MATTERS
A letter had been received from Inspector Rachel Gale advising that there would be no police attendance at future Parish or Town Council meetings but there would be a meeting arranged with the local PCSO on a 10-
84/2017 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
No members of the public were present, and no matters were raised on their behalf.
The October CALC Circulars had been forwarded to councillors and there were no matters arising.
A letter advising of the CALC AGM will be held on Saturday 18th November 2017 at Carlisle Racecourse with Peter McCall, the Police and Crime Commissioner being the guest speaker had been received including the CALC Annual Report.
A letter had been received from HMRC advising that the payment of Income Tax will after 15th December 2017 no longer be payable at Post Offices and councils will have to set up standing orders.
An invitation had been received to the launch of the Community Led Housing in Allerdale Event.
86/2017 CLERKS REPORT
The clerk gave a report on matters that had arisen since the last meeting.
87/2017 DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLOR’S REPORTS
J. Lister (Borough and County Councillor) advised that there will be full council meetings of Allerdale Borough Council and the County Council next week and he will be able to bring the council up to date following them.
88/2017 PLANNING MATTERS
Applications for consultation
HOU/2017/0222 Proposed 2 storey side extension Hazel Mount, Hayton, Aspatria No Objections
2/20017/0351 Upgrading of existing path with the addition of raised timber boardwalk and viewing platform Hayton Castle, Hayton Full Plans Approved
The following accounts were approved for payment: -
T Gear Clerks Account (Sept./October) 184.02
HMRC Income Tax 33.65
Mike Dowling Contracting Grass Cutting 288.00
8.11.17 Current Account 3981.91
8.11.17 Deposit Account 3070.53
(ii) A draft budget for 2018/19 had been prepared, discussed and it was agreed to set the Precept for 2018/19 at £4100.00 (including the CTR Grant).
90/2017 LAND TO THE FRONT OF 1 HIGH GREEN, HAYTON
The clerk informed the meeting that he had brought the unauthorized works to the Village Green to the attention of both Cumbria County Council and Allerdale Borough Council. The County Council had responded with copies of the relevant legislation and Allerdale had decided not to pursue any action against the developer. The clerk was asked to write again to the developer.
91/2017 DISUSED TELEPHONE BOX
Some information had been received from the Community Heartbeat Trust, but more details of the actual cost to the council were required.
No applications for co-
93/2017 STREET LIGHTING
The Chair had a meeting arranged for next Wednesday at 10.30 am with David Bryden of Allerdale Borough Council to discuss the replacement of the lights that had been removed.
94/2017 CONDITION OF HAYTON TO PROSPECT ROAD
The clerk had previously reported the matter to the Highways Authority and an e-
95/2017 GULLEY CLEANING -
After the last meeting it was decided that the gulley should be cleaned after most leaves had fallen which had been conveyed to the contractor.
96/2017 ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING
1 High Green, Hayton
Condition of Hayton to Prospect Road
Disused telephone box
D. Hillary apologies.
The meeting closed at 8.00pm