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Agenda February 2017



The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 14 February 2017, 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 10 January 2017 (previously circulated).


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


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


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


7          Finance

  • To consider payments to be made as on list circulated


8          Correspondence for Information.

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


9          To receive proposals for finalising 2017 – 2018 Council Budget


10        To receive a proposition to review and ratify the continued use of all Policy Documents as presented


11        To discuss request for consultation for Becconsall Exploration site (correspondence previously forwarded to Councillors)


12        To receive update on Hoole Lane bus shelter


13        To receive an update in respect of ongoing discussions with WLBC regarding the Leisure Centre


14        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


15        To receive an update from West Lancashire Borough Councillors


16        To receive an update from Lancashire County Councillor


17        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


18        Date of next meeting

To confirm the date and location of the next meeting scheduled for 14 March 2017








David Maughan (Clerk to North Meols Parish Council).