December 2021

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Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the Caldbeck Parish Council meeting to be held in Caldbeck  Parish Hall on Wednesday 8 December 2021 at 7:30pm.

 1. Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

2. Minutes

To authorise the Chairman to sign the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held on 18 October 2021 as a true record.

3. Declaration of Interest

Request for Dispensations: 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 any other declarations by members of interests in respect of items on this agenda.

4. Public Participation

At the Chairman’s discretion, to allow members of the public an opportunity to ask questions and raise matters of interest.

Report from Mike Johnson, County Councillor.

Report from Tony Annison, Allerdale Borough Councillor.

Questions or matters of interest raised by residents.

5. Coronavirus

Update on coronavirus pandemic from County Council and Allerdale Borough Council.

6. Hesket Lonning Footpath

Update on progress since the last meeting.

7. Caldbeck Public Toilets

Update on transfer of public toilets from Allerdale Borough Council and ongoing arrangements.

8. Street Lighting

Update on progress since last meeting – reinstallation of light near Calva/Parish Hall and removal of Hesket Newmarket street lights .

9.Caldbeck Green

a) Update on pilot project proposal for increasing biodiversity on Caldbeck Green

b) Consideration of Hesket Newmarket pond and management of Stadledykes and land at Howbeck,Hesket Newmarket.

c) Hesket Green

10. Property Matters

a) Update on Caldbeck car park, notices, arrangements for cash and non cash donations, demarcation of parking spaces.

b) Arrangements for Hesket Newmarket car park.

c) The Coach House, Hesket Newmarket.

d) The Old Map Shop, Caldbeck.

e) Tree survey on land at Caldbeck and Hesket Newmarket.

f) Property Working Group report

11. Car parking in Caldbeck

Update on progress since last meeting.

12. Speeding Traffic in Hesket Newmarketand Caldbeck

Update on progress since the last meeting and consideration of Caldbeck speeding concerns.

13. Parish Maintenance

i) Caldbeck Parish Highways priorities

ii) EI/18856 – Upton potholes/resurfacing – gully clean has been undertaken.

iii) EI/18857 – Warning signs at Faulds Brow and Wath Brow – Faulds Brow installed

iv) EI/18934 – Sign at Blue Gates after car accident 8 August 2021

v) EI/18936 – Snowhill damaged sign post

vi) EI/18937 – Historic sign post Hesket Bridge

vii) Midtown blocked gulley.

viii) Boxes for storing flood hydrosacks in Hesket Newmarket – complete.

ix) Bench repairs and cleaning – some done.

x) Blocked drainage ditches on Caldbeck Common above Knocker House.

xi) November 22nd was Caldbeck Village tidy morning

xii) EI/21838- Sign on road near Park End.

xiii) EI/23716 – Blocked gully and raised manhole cover – Cleaned out

To consider any other urgent matters regarding parish maintenance

14. Planning applications and decisions

a) Applications

i) 7/2021/2333 at Askewmire, Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7 8HB

b) Decisions notified

i) 2314 – The Norman (Prior Approval Not Required)

ii) 2223 – Muddy Duck (Withdrawn)

iii) 2256- High Greenrigg House (Granted)

iv) 2233 – Town Head (Granted).

c) Decisions between meetings

i) T/2021/0189 at Holms Midtown Cottage, Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7 8EA – No comment

15. Community Led Affordable Housing

Update on progress since last meeting.

16. Fair World Shop

Report on lease renewal.

17. Lengthsman activities

To consider activities undertaken under the Lengthsman’s contract.

18. Sharing Parish Council responsibilities

To consider how Parish Council responsibilities might best be shared with Parish Councillors and the clerk.

19. The Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Update on progress since last meeting.

20. Monthly Accounts 2021-22

To approve the receipts and payments since the last meeting, note bank balances, review budget monitoring report.

21. Correspondence

To note items of correspondence received since the last meeting:

  1. Cumbria Constabulary, County Council: various coronavirus updates.
  2. CALC: newsletters, updates.
  3. Lake District National Park: Geoff Davies October report.
  4. 2022-2023 precept
  1. Upcoming meeting Dates

10 January 2022

The intention is for the meeting to end by 9:30pm

Meeting Minutes

Attachment List

# Filename Description Link
1 Receipt_payments View / Download
2 budget monitoring 30.11.21 Budget Monitoring 30 Nov 2021 View / Download