Parish Council meeting and agenda - Village Hall

Tuesday, 18 September, 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 21 August 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
7. Eden District Council & Cumbria County Council Representation
To receive an update from the Eden District Council Representative and the Cumbria County Council
8. War Memorial
To discuss as requested at the previous meeting
9. Melbutts Conifers
To discuss as requested at the previous meeting
10. Play area
To discuss the email from EDC regarding the bench
11. Certificate in Local Council administration (CiLCA)
To note that the Clerk has obtained the CiLCA qualification. Under the Clerk’s contract of employment her salary will increase by one to four increments upon completion of the CiLCA qualification. The council is asked to consider an incremental increase for completing the CiLCA qualification. See attached pay scales profile (scale points in the substantive range are for qualified clerks) and new pay scales from 1st April 2018.
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 September 2018
12. Highways
To receive an update from the Highways Spokesperson
13. Correspondence
To note items of correspondence received since the last meeting if available.
14. Flag Flying Dates
To discuss any dates for the Flag to be flown.
15. Reps. Reports
To receive any reports from Parish Councillors who have attended any meeting on behalf of Threlkeld
Parish Council.
16. Matters to be placed on the next agenda
To note any matters to be placed on the next agenda.
17. Date of the next meeting
The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 20 November 2018, at 7.30pm