Parish Council Meeting 18 April 2011

The Parish Council Meeting

To be Held at Wrea Green Institute

On 18 APRIL 2011 at 20.15 hours


1. Apologies and Declaration of Interests.


2. Receive and Approve the MINUTES of the Meeting of the

9 March 2011.



3.1. Receive the Report of the Community Beat Manager                                                     5



Consider                                                                                                                     40


11/01036 The Villa Moss Side Lane

                        Proposed Extension and Alterations of existing Hotel to Provide New

                        Function Space, Additional Bedroom Accommodation, Improved Back

                        of House Facilities and New parking Area Across Mill Lane Following

                        Demolition of Existing Former Agricultural Buildings at Shepherds Farm.    

2. Affordable Housing Survey.         


5. RECREATION GROUNDS & OPEN SPACES                                                 25                                  

Open Spaces and Greens


1. Signage on The Green relating to Drivers being aware of Ducks..

2. The Use of the Church Green by The Grapes Hotel.

3. Major War Memorial Re-vamp

4. Village Pride Day.

Receive update reports:-

5. Land Adjacent Wray Crescent Play Area.

6. Allotment Society AGM Minutes - 22 February 2011.

7. The Queen Elizabeth 11 Fields Challenge Update.

8. Play Area Progress.



6. FINANCIAL and STANDING ORDER MATTERS                                            20                 


1. Parish Council Draft Financial Accounts and Budget Comparisons

as at Year End 31 March 2011.


2 Carry forward further unused 2010/11 budget where necessary.

3. Agree the following within the 2011/12 budget.

a)  Annual Subscriptions. b) Annual Contractors. c) Annual Contracts.

d) Clerk’s Claimable Expenses. e) Staff Salaries for Year Ended 31/3/2012.

f) Annual Fishing Membership including Fees. g) Annual Allotment Fees.

g) Councillor Claims.

4. Review of Insurance Cover for 2011/12.

5. Payment of Accounts

a) Confirm those paid.

b) Agree payment of other accounts.

6. 2011 Annual Audit.

7. 2011 Annual Tax Return.

8. Donation to Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team.

9. Clerk having a Mobile Phone in Place of Extra Phone line.


 7.  FYLDE BOROUGH/LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCILS                            10                                     Receive Reports on any matters affecting Wrea Green

1.a) County Cllr. P. Rigby b) Br, Cllr, F.R. Andrews

2. District - Parish Liaison Meeting – 23 March 2011.


8. VILLAGE ACTIVITIES                                       .                                               10


1.  Best Kept Garden Competition –

a) Judges, Judging Format and Judging Period. b) Prize Arrangements.

2. A New Publication of Walks Around The Village.

3.Commemoration of Royal Wedding.



Consider                                                                                                                     5

1. Zurich Municipal Risk Workshop July 2011

2. New Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity.


10. CLERK’S REPORT (Appendix 1) – Receive Report, and obtain Clarification where deemed necessary.                                                                                          5




Hadyn J. Gigg                                                                        12 April 2011

Clerk to Ribby with Wrea Parish Council


THE PUBLIC and MEDIA are CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND. The public will be allowed to speak for up to 3 minutes on any issue as long as the Clerk or Chairman is advised in prior to commencement of the meeting.