Parish Council Meeting and Agenda

Tuesday, 20 March, 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 20 February 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.



Conversion of barn into 1 local occupancy dwelling and 1 holiday letting unit

High Row Farm, Threlkeld, Keswick, CA12 4SF

Conversion and alterations to barn to form local needs dwelling (revised scheme)

Barn at Blease Road, Threlkeld, Keswick

Residential housing development

Land to West of Station Road, Land off Station Road, Threlkeld, CA12 4TT

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 discuss any updates  

9. Threlkeld School

To welcome the new head teacher to Threlkeld School, and receive any updates from him

10. Jubilee Croft

To discuss the email from Threlkeld School regarding the wall and hollow tree trunk

11. Village Spring Clean

To discuss, as requested at the February 2018 meeting.

12. Dickney Car Park 

To discuss, as requested at the February 2018 meeting

13. War Memorial

To discuss as requested at the January 2018 meeting

14. Kiln Howe

To discuss, as requested at the February 2018 meeting

15. Annual Parish Meeting

To discuss, as requested at the February 2018 meeting

16. Lighting

To discuss, as requested at the February 2018 meeting

Ro discuss the letter received regarding the lighting at Lakeland Court

17. 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 March 2018

18. Highways

To receive an update from the Highways Spokesperson

19. Correspondence

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

20. Flag Flying Dates

To discuss any dates for the Flag to be flown.

21. Reps. Reports

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

22. Matters to be placed on the next agenda

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

23. Date of the next meeting

The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 17 April 2018, at 7.30pm