Drigg & Carleton Parish Council – Agenda – July 2024

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Drigg & Carleton Parish Council
Tuesday 9th July 2024
To be held in Drigg Village Hall at 6.30 pm

Members of the public who wish to speak at the meeting are requested to identify themselves and the topic on which they wish to speak to the Clerk or Chair at least 48 hours ahead of the meeting date

Public participation is for a maximum of 20 minutes, with no individual speaking for more than five minutes
Public participation is restricted to this agenda item only

1. Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 11th June 2024; resolution to approve and signature by the Chair

2. Apologies for absence

3. Declaration of interests regarding any items on this agenda

4. Co-option: application/eligibility form, DPI, Declaration of Acceptance of Office

5. Financial matters
a. Financial Report
i. Balance of account
ii. Delegate HMRC PAYE work
1. Query whether to continue to outsource Clerk as Charity Secretary
b. Any outstanding payments
i. Data Protection invoice: £40
ii. Defibrillator service invoice: £210 plus £42 VAT, gross £252
iii. Clerk’s invoice

6. Actions and matters arising
i) Action 5/1: CG to review the dimensions for the shutters and obtain new quote
ii) Action 5/5: AP to arrange for the Jubilee/Millennium Oak stone to be moved around
iii) Action 6/1: Clerk to approach First Responders to ask if they offer Defib / CPR training sessions
iv) Action 6/2: Clerk to ask CALC for advice on benefits of moving to
v) Action 6/3: Clerk to draft a letter in support of the Bill for safety standards for lithium batteries
vi) Action 6/4: Clerk to establish whether the Parish is in the area of community benefit for the Offshore Wind Project

7. Cumberland Council
a. Council Report
b. Highways

8. Public participation (limited to five minutes per person, maximum of 20 minutes in total)

9. Main business
a. Drigg Holme: Packhorse bridge Scheduled Monument / Historic England response
b. Unauthorised use of Drigg & Carleton Parish Council logo: CALC Legal reply
c. Shutters: update
d. Hall Loft project: progress report of the Working Group
e. Newsletter: copy date for Autumn 2024 edition
f. Tubs round the village: SC proposal for next summer
g. Traffic survey: Stubble Green (assuming data are available)
h. Village maintenance: Japanese knotweed to be reported
i. Beach benches: NWS response
j. Any other Parish matters

10. Received communications placed before the meeting
a. Lakes Parish Council: vote of No Confidence in the LDNPA
b. VE Day 80: celebration of 80 year anniversary of Victory in Europe, 8th May 2025

11. Planning applications
a. Cumberland Council:
i. Ref. 4/24/2231/OF1 – Erection of two agricultural buildings, Tamarisk, Drigg: buildings completed in November 2023. For use by pedigree sheep and rare breed hens, and also to store feed, bedding and equipment. Response required by 30th July 2024
b. Cumberland Council: Minerals and Waste Planning Team
i. Ref. 4/24/9002: Reconsultation – siting of 26 portable buildings for office, laboratory and welfare purposes for a temporary period of 5 years. Creation of contractor’s vehicle and siting of four electric vehicle charging points. Drigg Low Level Waste Disposal Site. Response sent on 12th June 2024 – letter received from NWS to address the concerns raised

12. Cumbria Association of Local Councils
a. Training
i. Chair’s role
ii. New councillors
b. Report

13. Receive reports from representatives
a. GDF Mid Copeland Community Partnership: no meetings during the election campaign
b. GDF South Copeland Community Partnership: no meetings during the election campaign
c. LLWR/NWS Liaison

14. Matters to be considered at the next Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council

15. Date of next meetings
a. PC Ordinary meeting: 10th September 2024 at 6.30 pm in Drigg Village Hall

Karen Warmoth
Parish Clerk
Drigg & Carleton Parish Council
3rd July 2024