Sandra Jones, Clerk to the Council
10 Priory Close, Burscough, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 7UY

16 April 2013

Dear Councillor
You are hereby summoned to attend the Parish Council Meeting which will be held in the School, Back Lane, Newburgh on Wednesday 24 April commencing at 7.30pm.

Yours sincerely


Sandra Jones
Clerk of the Council


1.  To receive apologies for absence
2.  Councillors to declare an interest in subjects for discussion including any dispensation requests
3.  To approve minutes of the Council Meeting held on 28 March 2013
4.  Issues raised by members of the public
5.  To discuss the following Work plan items:
a) To discuss and agree arrangements for purchase and decoration of Christmas tree on the village green
b) To consider KGV field fence progress to date and agree best way forward
c) To discuss and agree arrangements for Best Kept Gardens competition 2013
6. To receive an update on the progress of arrangements for the Annual Parish Meeting on 22 May 2013 and agree any further actions required
7. Planning:
 a) Applications to be considered :
2013/0229/FUL – Extension to existing bungalow to form 2 storey dwelling including alterations to existing vehicular access at Hillcot, Ash Brow
2013/0249/COU – Change of use of buildings to form 7 dwellings at Whalley Farm, Beacon Lane

Other Planning Issues:
b)Mushroom Farm – to receive an update on progress regarding the proposed development on the Mushroom Farm and decide on any action
c)Round O Quarry – to consider any further responses to various issues relating to Round O Quarry and decide on any actions

8. Finance
     a)  Approve Accounts for Payment for April, Schedule attached
9. To note Clerks report (information only)
10.To note date and time of next meeting          

3. Minutes of 28 March meeting
8a. Schedule of Accounts for Payment
9   Clerks report


Schedule of Accounts for Payment – April  2013

Mrs S Jones - salary and expenses                                            £  393.73
Mrs S Porter – village cleaning April                                           £    60.00
West Lancashire Borough Council, Christmas Tree Decoration     £  355.20 * retrospective
Lancashire Borough Council – Feb 2013 School hire                   £    13.12 * retrospective
Lancashire Association of Local Councils subscription                £  204.63

TOTAL                                                                                      £1026.68