Melling Parish Council Agenda


The next Annual General Meeting of Melling Parish Council is to be held on Tuesday 9 May 2017 – 7.30pm at Melling Primary School.


  • Appointment of Chair & Deputy
  • Appointment of Representatives.* please see footnote
  • Apologies
  • To consider and approve the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting and the Annual Parish Assembly of 18 April 2017
  • Declarations of interest - Members are requested to give notice of any pecuniary interest relating to any item on the agenda.
  • To adjourn the meeting for a period of public discussion.
  • Annual Playgroup Review- Mrs Claire Piert.
  • Actions by the Clerk:
      • Code of Conduct Training provided by Sefton MBC for all Members.
      • Event Planning -  Melling Community Awards and Civic Service.
  • The Six Month Rule - The Local Government Act 1972 -Section 85

(Members of the public to be excluded from the meeting for this item in the interests of confidentiality.)
To discuss and consider approval of absence for Cllr. Beaumont.
If a councillor fails for 6 consecutive months to attend any meetings of the council, then he/she ceases to be a councillor unless either his/her absence is due to employment in the armed forces during war or emergency, or the council approve the reason for non-attendance before the 6 month period expires.

  • St Thomas Church – Maintenance of Churchyard. To consider a request from St Thomas’ Church to reinstate the churchyard maintenance grant.
  • To receive updates on Local Plan and Neighbourhood Plan (if available)
  • To consider the planning applications as set out below:

Approval of details reserved by condition: 3(a), 9(a) and 13(a) attached to planning application DC/2015/00579 granted on 08/07/2015 
Brooklands Farm Brewery Lane Melling Liverpool L31 1EZ
Ref. No: DC/2017/00737 | Validated: Fri 21 Apr 2017 | Status: Registered

  • Waddicar Lane – signage issues
  • To receive Reports of Meetings (For information purposes only - No decisions may be made under this item.)
  • Social Media – To discuss and consider ways of managing the Facebook Account.
  • Correspondence Nil
  • Accounts paid and for payment.

*Item 2 - Appointment of Representatives.

      • M.A.P.T.C. – 3 representatives (Cllr Harrison – 2 vacancies)
      • Sefton East  Area C’tee (SEPAC) – 1 representative (Cllr Baker)
      • Area Partnership – 1 representative (Cllr Burns)
      • Sefton East Parishes C’tee (10 Parishes) – 2 representatives (Cllrs Baker and Lee)
      • Rights of Way – 1 representative (Cllr Harrison)
      • Charitable Trust – 1 representative (Cllr Lee)
      • Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group – 4 members (Cllrs Baker, Beaumont, Lee, Thompson & Community Representative J Hoggarth)

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