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Minutes September 2016


Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 13 September 2016
at the Banks Community Centre, Hoole Lane.

Commenced 19.15
Concluded 20.15
Present: Bill Abram
Dorothy Hames
Steven Douglas
Malcolm Barron

Parish Clerk David Maughan

Public Participation

• No members of the public were in attendance

51/16 Apologies

• Cllr Paul Blane (Business), Cllr Tom Blane (Holiday), Cllr Chris Lennon (Entertaining) and Cllr Jim O’Hare (Sickness)

52/16 Declarations of Interest

• None

53/16 Minutes of the previous meeting


54/16 Police Report (verbal)

• Not present

55/16 Clerk’s progress report on decisions taken at last meeting.

• CCTV still not ordered as Cllr Abram has not yet located an electricity supply for it
• Clerk has made enquiries and obtained quote for base and column and arranged for Brian Parkinson to install it once received
• Also obtained agreement for Unity to provide a wireless link for Broadband
• Could obtain second hand camera, recorder and mount bracket but this to be taken forward in due course if warranty still available

56/16 Clerk’s report on any urgent decisions taken since last meeting

• Environment Agency representative not here as she has meeting in London today. She is still willing to attend a future meeting. Would require any questions with two weeks’ notice to enable her to do necessary research
• Aveling Drive. Meeting between NMPC, WLBC, and LCC still being progressed
• VAT Return. Submitted in the sum of £4,559.90
• External Audit. Whilst not an agenda item as only received after Agenda completed, we have no comments and it will be on as an agenda item for next month

57/16 Finance

Chq No. Payee Description Amount
003579 Clare Murphy Salary 468.00
003588 Jean Mannering Salary 218.40