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Agenda December 2016



The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 13 December 2016, at 7.15 pm at Banks Community Centre, Hoole Lane.


Meeting called by:  The Parish Clerk                        In the Chair:     Cllr. Bill Abram


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.


  1. Declarations of Interest.
  2. Register of Interests: Councillors are reminded of the need to update their register of interests.
  3. 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).


  1. Minutes: To consider the approval of the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 8 November 2016 (previously circulated).


4          To Co-opt Harry Pendlebury on to the Council


5          To formally acknowledge the work undertaken by Paul Blane whilst he served as a Councillor


6          Police Report (verbal). There has also been a request to discuss developments in connection with proposed meeting with local police representative in the locality


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


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


9          Finance

  • To consider payments to be made as on list circulated


10        Correspondence for Information.

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


11        To discuss ‘Function for Children’


12        To discuss ‘Funding for Community Groups’


13        To discuss position in respect of removed bus shelter on Hoole Lane


14        To discuss policy relating to utilisation of CIL monies in 2017/18 and thereafter and possibly consider forming a Working Committee to take matters forward


15        To discuss approaching West Lancashire Borough Council in respect of their CCTV network


16        To consider erection of Christmas street decorations going forward from 2017 onwards


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


  1. a) Police and Community Together (PACT) Panel. (Cllr. Abram).
  2. b) Corporate Planning.
  3. c) Community Centre.
  4. d) Hesketh Avenue (Banks Park)

            To note inspection reports.

  1. e) Health Issues (Cllr. O’Hare).
  2. f)  Banks Carnival.
  3. g) Health & Safety
  4. h)  Finance


18        To receive an update from West Lancashire Borough Councillors


19        To receive an update from Lancashire County 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 10 January 2017








David Maughan (Clerk to North Meols Parish Council).