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Parish Council Minutes - March 2018

Minutes of the Yealand Conyers Parish Council Meeting held at the Quaker Meeting House on Wednesday 7th March 2018 at 7.45pm.

 

Present, Cllr Dawn Hancock (chair), Cllr Joan Page, Cllr Jane Panton (vice – chair) Cllr Sue Tyldesley.

Gill Mason – clerk to the parish council. 

 

1528 Apologies.

Cllr Lucy Arthurs.

 

1529 Minutes of the previous meeting.

It was resolved that the minutes be approved by the parish council and signed by Cllr Hancock as a true record of the meeting held on Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

Proposed by Cllr Panton.

Seconded by Cllr Tyldsley. 

 

1530 Declarations of interest and dispensations.

None

 

 

1531 Open forum.

No residents were present for the open forum. 

 

1532 Planning.

18/00178/LB Proposal : Listed building application for the erection of a single storey rear extension, creation of a terrace, infill of an existing external doorway, replacement windows to the side and rear, relocation of existing windows on the north east elevation, removal of fireplace and chimney stack, creation of new window opening to the front, the creation of a new internal doorway, installation of insulated plasterboard and replacement of concrete floor with insulated slabs For : Mr Robin Proctor Site Address : 59 Yealand Road, Yealand Conyers, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 9SJ.

The parish council support the application.

18/00177/FUL Proposal : Erection of a single storey rear extension, creation of 2 terraced areas to the rear and installation of a gate to the front For : Mr Robin Proctor Site Address : Old Hall, 59 Yealand Road, Yealand Conyers, Carnforth, Lancashire LA5 9SJ.

The parish council support the application.

It was resolved that the above responses be submitted.

Proposed by Cllr Hancock.

Seconded by Cllr Panton. 

 

1533 Defibrillator pad purchase.

It was resolved that the parish council purchase two sets of defibrillator pads. The clerk will invoice Yealand Redmayne for the reimbursement of one set of pads.

Proposed by Cllr Hancock.

Seconded by Cllr Tyldesley. 

 

1534 Finance.

Payments

G Mason, clerk’s wages and expenses (January & February)                                                                             £242.65              

Donation for churchyard maintenance                      £250.00

Village contractor - Relyant                                       £30.00

Defibrillator pads x 2 sets                                        £127.20

G Mason – clerks annual expenses                             £60.00

Quaker Meeting House room hire                               £90.00

It was resolved that the above payments be made.

Proposed by Cllr Tyldesley.

Seconded by Cllr Panton.

 

1535 Adoption of the budget 2018/2019.

It was resolved that the parish council adopt the budget for 2018/2019.

Proposed by Cllr Tyldesley.

Seconded by Cllr Page.

 

1536 Healthwatch Lancashire.

The parish council has received information from Healthwatch Lancashire who are hoping to engage more with parish councils to extend the number of people they reach with information about health and social care services. They would also like to improve the ways in which they hear from members of the public about their experiences of health and social care in Lancashire.

The clerk will forward the parish council’s contact details to Healthwatch.

 

1537 Audit arrangements 2018.

Mr George Heaton has agreed to complete the internal audit for the financial year 2017/2018.

 

1538 Big tidy up – England.

The clerk has registered with the ‘Big tidy up’ and has received bin bags for the litter pick. Cllr Hancock will arrange a date for a litter pick with Yealand Redmayne for the end of March or April and advertise the event in the newsletter.

 

1539 Highways update.

Litter

The clerk will contact the community payback team to request a litter pick along the A601 (M).

Memorial flower debris

Cllr Hancock reported that there is a lot of plastic debris left at the side of the road from the memorial sites once the flowers have died.

The parish council will review the sites over the next few months and contact Highways for advice regarding this sensitive issue.

 

Cllr Panton left the meeting at 8.30pm.

 

1540 Reports and correspondence.

LCC Highways meeting, Silverdale – Highways acknowledge the problem with the potholes and would like to resurface the roads but there is no funding available. All potholes and other issues should be reported to LCC highways via the website with photographs if possible.

Mr Heaton (member of the public) reported that the A6 at Rogerson’s garage had flooded again and is a hazard to the vehicles travelling along that stretch of road.

 

1541 Date and time of next meetings.

Wednesday 2nd May (APM and APCM)

Wednesday 4th July.

Wednesday 5th September.

Wednesday 7th November.

 

The meeting closed at 8.54pm


 

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