Bridekirk Parish Council
Minutes of the meeting of Bridekirk Parish Council held on Thursday 14th May 2020
To note those in attendance for both meetings: Mr S Dubmill (Chair); Mr R Stenson; Mr M Buckley ; Mr R Coy; Mr M Rollison, Mr F Armstrong; Mr D Hodgson; Mr B Crosby Cllr N Cockburn;
Part 1 - Annual Parish Meeting
APM 1.20 To elect a Chair - Simon Dubmill - unanimous
APM 2.20 To elect a Vice Chair - Roy Stenson - unanimous
APM 2.20 Financial report- At the end of the financial year the Parish Council had a balance of £17,338.27 in the account, taking into account outstanding payments due.
APM 4.20 Chairs report - In the offing, defibrillator is about to be installed, most exciting of all is that the footbridge in Dovenby to be installed. Thanks to Mr D Hodgson, for all his work. The church have expressed thanks for the offer to support them annually.
Part 2 - Monthly Meeting
1.4.20 Apologies for absence received from Cllr J Farebrother;
2.4.20 The minutes of the meetings held on Thursday March 12th 2020 were signed as a true record.
3.4.20 There were no declarations of interest in matters on the agenda.
4.4.20 There were no members of the public present at the meeting.
5.4. 20 Accounts approved for payment
Note: Windows annual subscription £59.99 (actual payment held over until the payment can be signed)
NB agreed that the cheques will be signed by Chair and Clerk for the duration of the Covid social distancing.
6.4.20 Reports from outside bodies
7.4.20 Planning Applications - retrospective Planning Permission granted for Trough House, Dovenby, replacement of three sash windows.
There was a discussion about the lack of access to information regarding other planning applications to enable us to see if we do have any objections
8.4.20 Clerks report - Items here were prior reported in writing, not heard but included after the meeting for record purposes.
9.4.20 Flooding updates
10.4.20 Parish Maintenance
11.4.20 M Sport
12.4.20 Proposed Defibrillator for Dovenby
13.4.20 Cumbria Community Foundation
14.4.20 Joint Parish Meetings - we understand that this is on hold.
15.4.20 Noted date and time of next meeting : Thursday 11th June 2020 7.15pm Bridekirk Dovenby School.