Parish Council Meeting and agenda - Village Hall

Tuesday, 24 October, 2017 - 19:30



  1. Apologies
    To receive apologies and note reasons for absence
  2. Minutes
    To authorise the Chairperson to sign the minutes of the Council meeting held on 19 September 2017 (Circulated prior to meeting).
  3. Declaration of Interests & Requests for Dispensations

Request for Dispensation - The clerk to report any requests received since the previous meeting for dispensations to speak and\or vote on any matter where a member has a disclosable pecuniary interest. To receive declarations by elected and co-opted members of interests in respect of items on this agenda.

Declarations of Interest - Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.) Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the clerk at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

  1. Exclusion of Press & Public (Public Bodies Admission to Meetings Act 1960)

To consider whether there are any agenda items which require consideration for the exclusion of the press and public. 

  1. Democratic / Public Question Time

Residents are invited to give their views and question the Parish Council on issues on this agenda, or raise issues for future consideration at the discretion of the Chairperson.  Please note that you need to contact the Clerk before the Friday afternoon before the meeting with any subjects to be included within the public participation item. 

  1. Eden District Council & Cumbria County Council Representation

To receive an update from the Eden District Council Representative and the Cumbria County Council Representative.

  1. EDC – Devolution and Transfer of Assets

             To discuss the Devolution and Transfer of Assets from EDC to TPC, and the results of the referendum. 

  1. Village Notice Board

             To receive any update

  1. Village Map of house names

             To discuss the request from a parishioner for a map identifying the house name within the village.

  1. New Lay Minister and Headteacher

             To discuss inviting the new Lay Minister and Headteacher to a future parish council meeting

  1. Benches at Dickney

             To discuss the benches at Dickney

  1. Trees

             To discuss the maintenance of trees within the village

  1. Cenotaph/Memorial Sunday

             To discuss the arrangements for Memorial Sunday, and if the Youth Club can be involved

  1. Cumbria in Bloom

             To receive an update

  1. Parking in Threlkeld during events

             To discuss further from the previous meeting

  1. Chairman’s Carol Service – 11 December 2017

             To discuss any representation from Threlkeld Parish Council

  1. Finance

To discuss the budget for 2018/2019

To consider the grant request from Great North Air Ambulance

             To receive an update on monies received and paid out since the last meeting.

             To detail any transfer of funds between accounts.

             To sign Bank Reconciliation for October 2017

  1. Highways

             To receive an update from the Highways Spokesperson

  1. Planning Applications

7/2017/3120 – The Hoggest, Threlkeld, Keswick – Proposed roof infill between permitted development single storey extension and existing roof line

  1. Correspondence

To note items of correspondence received since the last meeting if available.

  1. Flag Flying Dates

             To discuss any dates for the Flag to be flown.

  1. Reps. Reports

To receive any reports from Parish Councillors who have attended any meeting on behalf of Threlkeld Parish Council. 

  1. Matters to be placed on the next agenda

             To note any matters to be placed on the next agenda.

  1. Date of the next meeting

             The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 21 November 2017, at 7.30p