Dent Parish Council

Parish Council Meeting Monday 06 July 2015


1.     Apologies: To receive apologies for absence.


2.     Minutes: To approve the minutes of the meeting of Monday 01 June 2015 (attached).


3.     Declarations of Interest: Councillors must declare any interest they have in the Agenda items.


4.     Clerk’s Report: To receive the Clerk’s Report (attached).


5.     Chair and Member Announcements: To receive any announcements or information from the Chair and Councillors.


6.     County and District Councillor Announcements: To receive any announcements or information from the County and District Councillors.


7.     Public Forum: The public are invited to raise any issues of concern (this item will take place at approximately 8pm and may be limited to 10 minutes, at the discretion of the Chair).


8.     Playing Field Committee: To receive a report and minutes of the meeting of 11 June 2015 (attached).


9.     School Transport: To receive a report on the intended cessation of the School bus from Dent to Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale, and decide appropriate action.


10.   Superfast Broadband in Dentdale: To receive a report on the progress of Fibre Garden’s delivery of superfast broadband to Dentdale and decide whether or not any action is necessary.


11.   Motorway Signs: To receive an update from SLDC regarding its proposal to introduce amended signage on the M6 motorway and to decide in principle whether or not to financially support the project.


12.   Website Service: To receive a position statement on the redevelopment of and decide any action as necessary.


13.   Finance and Budget Monitoring: To receive a report on the financial position of the Council to the conclusion of Quarter 1 of the current financial year.


14.   Finance:   

              Payments since 01 June 2015:    

               HMRC PAYE (Quarter 1 - 2015/16)                                                                        £896.98

                             HMRC VAT (Quarter 1 - 2015/16)                                                                                 TBA


       Payments for authorisation:

E-on (car park electricity – June 2015)


E-on (street light electricity Quarter (1) 2015/16)


South Lakeland District Council (election expenses 2014)


Chris Pickthall (repairs to two street lights)


A. Stephenson (Admin & Clerk’s expenses – June 2015)

United Utilities (car park water & wastewater – June 2015)                                                                                          

Dent Stores (car park consumables)





15.   Planning:

15.1 Applications

S/01/258D and S/01/258E/LB  – Methodist Manse, Flintergill, Dent. For renovation of Methodist Manse and extension to south including solar panels on extension (4.3kW)

S/01/269 and S/01/269A/LB  – Platt, Deepdale.  For repair / replacement of existing roof and all windows.

S/01/126L  and S/01/126M/LB – Biggerside, Dent. For demolition of existing steel building, re-roofing of slaughter house and erection of detached double garage with studio above.

S/01/87C - Millwood, Helmside, Dent. For outline permission for erection of Agricultural Workers Dwelling.

S/01/114C and S/01/114D/LB – Mill Dam, Gawthrop. For erection of porch.


       15.2 Decisions



       15.3 Withdrawn

       S/01/263 – Winny’s Field, Dent Road, Sedbergh. Application for construction of anaerobic digester and

       erection of associated barn and drying shed.


16.   Next Meeting: Monday 03 August 2015, 7.30pm in the Sedgwick Room.