Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend the meeting of Thursby Parish Council to be held on

Tuesday 16th March 2021 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm in the below virtual meeting room to transact the business contained in the attached agenda.

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Wendy Bowe is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Parish Council Meeting

Time: Mar 16, 2021 07:30 PM London

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Apologies –To receive and note apologies for absence  1 Minute
Declarations of Interest – To receive declarations by elected and co-opted members of interests in respect of items on the agenda.    2 Minutes
Dispensations 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    2 Minutes
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 16th of February 2021      2 Minutes
    Progress Update Email sent to CALC requesting update to advert for new clerk on the CALC web site updated Cllr BoweAudit of accounts completed PL GauntlettAdvert placed in Throstle again for a clerk Cllr BoweAdvert placed in Cumberland News for a clerk Cllr BoweEffective Councillor part 2 training organised for 6 Parish councillors; Cllr BoweDefibrillator Cabinet Checks carried out. Cllr Bowe/RourkeAccount books collected from Lynne Gauntlett Cllr BoweContacted Connecting Cumbria/Mark Jenkinson’s office re lack of mobile signal in Thursby with details. Cllr BoweParish Website updated: –  Agendas and minutes Cllr BoweLand Registry update completed Cllr HunterUpdating of signatories to Parish Council Accounts Cllr BoweMinutes sent to Throstle Cllr BarlowHighways Feedback Survey Cllr HunterCumbria Highways – HIMS Ref: W2181035413 – PotHole Cllr Armstrong    2 Minutes
Chairs announcements – Census day Sunday 21 March 2021 Public Health England New Breastfeeding campaign and supportStart4Life social media activity  Roots of Remembrance This winter, the RHS is inviting community groups, schools, businesses and local authorities to plant trees in memory of those who have lost their lives during the pandemic. Minutes
Public Participation – The chairman will adjourn the meeting to allow members of the public an opportunity to ask questions or raise matters of interest    5 Minutes
County Council and Borough Councillors reports – For information  15 Minutes
External Bodies Reports – For information Police Covid report    1 minute
 Parish Notice Boards:- Progress update Cllr Hunter5 Minutes
 Parish Council Insurance – due June  5 Minutes
Planning Outstanding planning applications: – FUL/2021/0075 East Park Farm, East Park, Crofton, Thursby, Carlisle, CA5 6QE Erection of an agricultural workers dwelling – closing date 30/03/2021  10 Minutes
Feedback on Code of Conduct training and reflection on our practices.10 Minutes
Reports reflecting the Priorities of the Community Led Plan-25 Minutes
Health and Wellbeing – Covid guidance  2 Minutes
Environment – i) Cllr Hunter Update of Curthwaite Road and School Rd Junction footway light – Brian Holmes raising Invoice ii) Cllr Bowe – issue raised by a parishioner –  Litter A595 and 596 on verge Cllr McCreadie Street Lighting posts St. AndrewsCllr Rourke :- Feedback discussion with Tivoli re suggestion of Areas to be left unmown for Bees.  15 Minutes  
Housing Issues –  2 Minutes  
Community amenities – Thursby School    3 Minutes
Communications – Lack of Mobile coverage in parts of parish – Cllr Bowe Feedback from MP Mark Jenkinson Cllr Rourke – masts coverage  3 Minutes
Summary of Internal Control – Review of Financial Regulations and Standing Orders Review of Asset Register Review of Risk Assessment Schedule and Insurance  5 Minutes
Appointment of internal auditor.  5 Minutes
Payment of Accounts Authorisation required for the following payments: – Finance course WB and RMC £20 each, total £40 (carried forward)PLG Accountants audit £50. Cumberland News Advert £228.08 :- To reimburse W BoweFinance & End of Year Accounts Course: 24th February 2021 @ £15Each Delegate(s): Ray McCreadie, Wendy Bowe, Peter Hunter £45.00    3 Minutes
Accounts               Approval of Financial Statement as at 28th February 2021 –    2 Minutes
Discussion of balance remaining in accounts  10 Minutes
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. Additional items to be with the chair (unless a clerk has been appointed) by 5pm Friday 9th April 2021.    3 Minutes
Correspondence received and Circulated:  1 minute
Dates of Future Parish Surgeries – awaiting new clerk  0 minute
Date of the next Parish Council meeting – 7.30pm Tuesday 20h April 2021.     2 Minutes

Virtual Meeting Protocol

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