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Town Clerk:
Christine Downey
Bentham Town Hall, Station Road,
Bentham, Lancaster LA2 7LH
Tel/Fax: 015242 62587
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26 March 2019
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There will be a Meeting of the Bentham Town Council on Monday 1 April 2019 at 7.30pm in the Lower Town
Hall. The public and press are invited to attend.
The press and public may not speak when the Council is in session, but they may make points during the
‘comments & concerns’ item on the agenda
Background papers are available for viewing by appointment before the meeting. They will be circulated to
Councillors in the days before the meeting.
Christine Downey
Clerk to the Council
Anaerobic digester presentation 6.45 to 7.15pm
211. To Receive Apologies from members unable to attend
212. To Receive & Record any member’s Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in relation to items on the agenda and to receive
and decide members requests for DPI dispensations
213. To Receive Comment & Concerns
Public participation – to hear matters raised by members of the public or Cllrs with an interest (that are allowed to
speak) either on agenda items or for future consultation (NB for non-agenda items Members of the Council are not
permitted to respond, except to ask questions for the purposes of clarification)
214. To Confirm the minutes of the previous meeting on 4 March 2019
215. To Receive the Clerks Report (for information only)
216. To Receive the Police Report & allow members to ask questions for information
- If any
217. To Receive Reports from CCllr & DCllrs (for information only)
- If any
218. Planning
To Consider and Comment upon New Applications
218.1.1. 2019/20305/FUL Proposed first floor extension to existing offices at Studio 1, Bentham Industrial Estate,
High Bentham, Lancaster, LA2 7NB
218.1.2. 2019/20318/OUT Outline application with all matters reserved for 3 no. dwellings (Resubmission of
previous outline approval referenced 2018/18982/OUT) at Land Adjacent To Lairgill Lodge, Mount Pleasant,
High Bentham, Lancaster, LA2 7LA
218.1.3. 2019/20319/OUT Outline application with all matters reserved for 2 no. dwellings at Land Adjacent To
Lairgill Lodge, Mount Pleasant, High Bentham, Lancaster, LA2 7LA218.2.
To Receive Planning Decisions
- If any (see Clerks Report)
To Receive Correspondence on Planning Issues
- If any (see Clerks Report)
219. Highways Matters
To Receive an update on the Street Light Programme
To Consider and Note Highway Matters for information
- If any (Councillors can comment on any minor Highways issues currently causing concern)
220. To Discuss the Youth Café
Front Door – to consider a quote
Electric check and report – to receive an update
Roof and gutters – part of the woodwork that the guttering is attached to is hanging off. To discuss a way
221. To Agree the Accounts for Payment
222. To Discuss remedial work on cooker recommended by JLA
223. To Receive brief update on signs for Black Bull carpark
224. To receive very brief update on lift service
225. To consider items of Correspondence
To note that Parish Liaison Meeting at Craven DC offices on Wed 27 th March2019 at 6.30 pm was cancelled
due to insufficient agenda items to warrant a meeting
226. To Discuss a Council Representative for Bentham and District Dementia Friendly Community
227. To Receive Reports from Councillors who represent the Council on other bodies (for information only)
- If any
228. To Discuss clerk’s hours
229. To Discuss date for council training evening if required
230. Items for next meeting and minor items only
231. Date and time of next full council meeting
232. Date and time of Building Maintenance committee meeting.
Christine Downey
Christine Downey
Clerk to the Council
26 March 2019