Parish Council Meeting and Agenda

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 - 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 23 January 2018 (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. 

4. 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.  

5. 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.  

6. Planning Applications

Reference No.




(Confirmation of compliance with condition attached to planning permission)

Approval of details reserved by condition on planning permission 7/2016/3140: conditions 3 (surface water), 4 (foul & surface water) ,5 (footways) & 6 (footways) relating to 7 new build local affordable need dwellings

Land near Dalegarth, Threlkeld

7. Eden District Council & Cumbria County Council Representation

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

8. EDC – Devolution and Transfer of Assets

To further discuss the Devolution and Transfer of Assets from EDC to TPC.  

9. Grant Request

To consider the grant request from Keswick and District First Responders

10. Threlkeld Water Pumping Station

To consider the offer by United Utilities regarding the compensation sum of £200.00

11. Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Footpath

To discuss how TPC can support the fundraising campaign

12. Parkingat the Recreation Field

To discuss as requested at the January 2018 meeting

13. Works at the mines

To discuss as requested at the January 2018 meeting

14. Finance

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 February 2018

15. Highways

To receive an update from the Highways Spokesperson


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

16. Flag Flying Dates

To discuss any dates for the Flag to be flown.

17. Reps. Reports

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

18. Matters to be placed on the next agenda

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

19. Date of the next meeting

The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 20 March 2018, at 7.30pm