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Agenda May 2018


The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 8 May 2018, 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 start of the monthly Parish meeting, there will be the Annual Meeting


1 Election of Chairman
2 Election of Vice Chairman
3 Formation of Committees and Working Groups
4 Election of Internal Auditor
5 Agreement to meet on second Tuesday each month with an annual recess in August

At the end of the Annual Meeting, the monthly Parish meeting will commence

Prior to the business of the meeting there will be a session for public participation, limited to Parish Council issues which will be limited to 15 minutes.

‘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 April 2018 (previously circulated).

4 Police Report

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 an update in respect of the Leisure Centre

10 To receive an update in respect of the planned works at Hesketh Avenue site

11 To receive a proposition that the Year-End Budget Out-Turn report is received and noted (Copy previously distributed)

12 To receive a proposition the ‘Annual Governance Statement 2017/18’ is ratified as presented and that the Chairman and Clerk are authorised to sign denoting the Authority’s approval (Copy previously distributed)

13 To receive a proposition the ‘Accounting Statement 2017/18’ is ratified as presented and that the Chairman is authorised to sign denoting the Authority’s Approval (Copy previously distributed)

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

a) Corporate Planning.
b) Community Centre.
c) Hesketh Avenue (Banks Park)
d) Health Issues (Cllr. Hames)
e) Health & Safety
f) 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 12 June 2018


David Maughan (Clerk to North Meols Parish Council).