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Agenda April 2015


The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 14 April 2015, at 7.15 pm at Banks Community Centre, Hoole Lane.

 Meeting called by:  The Parish Clerk                        In the Chair:     Cllr.Paul Blane

 Type of meeting:     Monthly                          Clerk:                David Maughan

 Attendees:               All Parish Councillors


 You are hereby summoned to attend

Prior to the business of the meeting there will be a session for public participation, limited to Parish Council issues. 

 (The Clerk to be informed of any urgent items prior to the meeting).          

‘Public Voice’ will continue so as to allow members of the public to give information relevant to a specific agenda item.

1.         Apologies:To receive apologies and to approve reasons for absence.

 2.         Declarations of Interest.

a. Register of Interests: Councillors are reminded of the need to update their                   register of interests.

b. To declare any disclosable pecuniary interests (DPI) or non-pecuniary interests in items on the agenda and their nature. (Councillors with DPIs must leave the meeting for the relevant items).

3.         Minutes: To consider the approval of the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 10 March 2015 (enclosed).

 4          Introduction to Health Centre Practice Manager

 5          Police Report (verbal)

 6          Clerk’s progress report on decisions taken at the last meeting.

 7          Clerk’s report on any urgent decisions taken since the last meeting.

 8          Finance

  • To consider payments to be made as on list attached

 9          Correspondence for Information.

To note the enclosed appendix of items, which will be available, should anyone request any specific item.

 10      To discuss how to utilise Section 106 monies held or due

 11        To discuss location of new Spid in village

 12        To discuss developments in respect of car park with St Stephens

 13        To discuss commemoration of WW1, agreed at a previous meeting that this would be held as an agenda item on an ongoing basis

 14        To discuss final income and expenditure information from 2014/15 year

 15        To confirm Ian Cropper as Internal Auditor

 16        To discuss Annual Return and authorise Chairman to sign Section One and Section Two of said return

 17        Alt Crossens Intermediate Drainage Group request for contribution

 18        To receive any reports and recommendations from Members representing the Council on working groups/outside bodies.

a) Police and Community Together (PACT) Panel.  (Cllr. Abram).

b) Corporate Planning.

c) Community Centre.

             d) Hesketh Avenue (Banks Park)

            To note inspection reports.

 e)  Health Issues (Cllr. O’Hare).

f)  Banks Carnival.

             g) Health & Safety

h)  Finance

19        To receive an update from West Lancashire Borough Councillor

 20        Planning.

To consider the weekly list of planning applications, to note any decisions made, and any other planning matters brought to the notice of the Parish Council as detailed on the list attached

 21        Date of next meeting

To confirm the date and location of the next meeting scheduled for 12 May 2015




 David Maughan (Clerk to North Meols Parish Council).

 Members of the press and public are excluded from following item       

 Additional Agenda item in respect of Clerks salary:

Contract of employment states that, subject to satisfactory performance, clerk will progress through the salary scale by annual increments until he has reached the maximum of the scale. The Council may withhold an increment if it is considered that performance fell below the level expected, following an annual review, or award an additional increment for exemplary performance if it chooses to do so.