Parish Council Meeting 23 September 2020

Location and Joining Details

To be held on Wednesday 23 September 2020 at 7:30pm, via virtual meeting room.

Virtual meeting room options:

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Kind regards,
Rachael Kelly, Clerk to Sebergham Parish Council
13 September 2020

Agenda

The meeting may be recorded for the purpose of minute taking and the recording will be disposed of within 24 hours.

1. Apologies

To receive and accept apologies and note the reasons for absence.

2. Minutes of last Sebergham Parish Council meeting

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 22 July 2020 (previously circulated).

3. Declaration of Interests / Requests for Dispensation

a. Register of Interests: Councillors are reminded of the need to update their register of interests.

b. To declare any personal interests in items on the agenda and their nature.

c. To declare any prejudicial interests in items on the agenda and their nature (Councillors with prejudicial interests must leave the meeting for the relevant items) d. To make any requests for dispensation.

4. Exclusion of Press and Public (Public Bodies Admission to Meetings Act 1960)

To decide whether there are any items of business which require exclusion of the press and public.

5. Public Participation

To receive previously notified written public questions – Members of the public who wish to submit written representation are requested to contact the Parish Clerk not later than noon on the Monday preceding the meeting.

Your request should outline the question you will be raising.

This is at the Chairman’s discretion and no decisions can be made on items brought to the attention of SPC under this item.

6. Planning Applications

Application NumberLocationDescriptionComments
HOU/2020/0108The Cottage, WeltonExtension with lightweight guardian insulated roofTo Ratify “No Comments”

7. County & District Councillors

To receive an update from the County & District Councillors

8. Vacancies

To consider the cop-option of interested parishioners

9. Noticeboards

To receive any quotes from Cllr Peter Pearson

10. Broadband

To receive an update from Cllr Peter Pearson

11. Footway Lighting in Allerdale

To discuss the update from ABC regarding the transfer of the electricity costs for footway lighting from ABC to SPC.

12. Local Government Reorganisation in Cumbria

To consider the ‘interim position’ details and accompanying letter from CALC regarding local government reorganisation in Cumbria so that the views of Sebergham parish council may be returned.

13. White Paper ‘Planning for the Future’

To consider the national government’s white paper ‘Planning for the future’ and note any key changes that may impact on our rural community

14. Website

To receive an update from the clerk regarding the website. To ratify the decision regarding the website accessibility requirements, and website hosting platform changes.

15. Highways

To receive any highways issues within the parish

16. Financial Matters

16.1 To approve payments detailed below:

DatePayeeCheque No.Budget HeadAmount
23/09/2020R Kelly87Expenses£22.33

16.2 – To authorise the chairman & vice chairman (or another parish councillor) to sign the cashbook reconciled to the bank statement

16.3 – To note the NJC pay award for 2020/2021, back dated to 01.04.2020.  To be included in the October 2020 payroll.

17. Date of next meeting

The next meeting is scheduled for 25 November 2020.