Clerk: Jeff Downham,


Tel: 07795484126

  Thursby Parish Council meeting to be held in Thursby Parish Hall on Tuesday

18th October 2016 from 7.30 – 9.30pm


 1. Apologies – Clerk to receive and note apologies for absence.

 2. Declarations of Interest – Clerk to receive declarations by elected and co-opted members of interests in respect of items on the agenda.

 3. Dispensations - The clerk to report any requests received since the previous meeting for dispensations to speak and/ vote on any matter where a member has a disclosable pecuniary interest.

 4. Minutes of previous meeting – Councillors are requested to authorise the Chair to sign the minutes as a true record of the meeting held on Tuesday 20th September 2016.

 5. Chairs announcements – To receive any announcements

 6. Public Participation – The chairman will adjourn the meeting to allow members of the public an opportunity to ask questions or raise matters of interest.

 7. Reports from: -

Cumbria County Council issues – Cllr Fairbairn

Allerdale Borough Council issues – Cllr Macdonald

Cumbria Constabulary – Police representative

 8. Future of Healthcare – Public consultation document – The Parish Council are invited to comment on the proposals

 9. Community Plan update – Cllr Bowe to update the council on progress to date following the recent meeting of the steering group.

 10. Roadside gully’s – Councillors to consider what action regarding blocked gully’s.

 11. Installation of defibrillator in Thursby Village –. Update on progress

 12. Dropped kerb at bus stop in village – Update following consultation with the County Council.

13. Parish maintenance – Councillors to consider what areas of the parish require attention by the local authorities.

 14. Street map looking at parish signage – Councillors to bring to the meeting highlighted areas where signage could be improved,

 15. Bus shelter at Nealhouse. – Councillors to consider a request for a new shelter

 16. Electoral review of Allerdale wards – Views requested on the proposed boundary changes.

 17. Other reports: -

 Clerks report – update on activity – correspondence

 Thursby Parish Hall – Cllr Peerless

 Broadband – Cllr Bowe

Thursby School – Cllr Peerless

18. Planning applications Received: – 2/2016/0416 – Temporary change of use access site and compound/Traffic management plan and construction method statement.

 19. Planning Decision Notices: -

20. Payments of Accounts

Authorisation required for the following payments: -

 Clerk’s salary – (Standing Order) – £346.27

PAYE – (Standing Order) – £86.60

Clerks expenses – £78.50

Printer inks – £61.48

ISS – £468.46

Thursby Throstle – £420

Thursby gent’s coffee morning – £250

First responders – £200

Sports and Recreation Club – £500

Thursby Gardening Club – £50

St Andrews PCC – £375

Crofton Social Club – £150

Great North Air Ambulance – £50.00

21. Accounts

Financial statement as at 30th September 2016

 22. Councillors’ reports and items for future agenda

Each Councillor is requested to use this opportunity to report minor matters of information not included elsewhere on the agenda and to raise items for future agendas. Councillors are respectfully reminded that this is not an opportunity for debate or decision making.

 23. Date of next meeting Tuesday 15th November 2016 Thursby Parish Hall 7.30pm