Formby Parish Councillors attended the customary monthly meeting on Tuesday evening at 7.00pm in the Formby Library. The meeting agenda was full but included a number of important decisions including the future of the Formby Village Market and the tree stump left in the village following the tree felling.
A copy of the full agenda is available via the link at the bottom of the page. It's well worth reading in its entirety, particularly the group reports which include details of discussions on other matters such as the Neighbourhood Plan and the proposal for support for the Formby Academy School Sports Facility.
1.0 To receive Apologies
2.0 To Receive Declarations of Interest
3.0 Public Forum (the meeting will be adjourned for this item)
4.0 Previous Minutes
4.1 To consider and approve the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on 6 March 2018.
6.0 Matters of Report from Previous Meeting – for information only
7.0 Planning Applications – Sefton’s weekly list email, also available on Sefton Council’s website.
7.1 To note current position on Formby Development Sites in Sefton’s Local Plan.
8.0 To discuss and resolve the following:
8.1 To discuss the results of the survey on the Formby Market
8.2 To decide whether to support the return of the Formby Market in 2018
8.3 To approve the purchase of litter picking equipment up to a value of £150 to support the volunteers at beach cleaning events
8.4 To agree in principle for Sefton Council to start negotiations with landowners as a potential precursor to the drafting of legally binding agreements with landowners in relation to (and without prejudice to) the application for the modification of rights of way submitted on August 2017.
8.5 To consider the parish council’s membership of the Sefton Area Partnership of local Councils
8.6 To consider whether to appoint a new representative for the SAPLC
8.7 To decide whether to request that Sefton Council remove the tree stump remaining in the village prior to any artistic remodelling and relocation.
8.8 To consider whether to contract with the Local Council Advisory Service for the Data Protection Officer services at a cost of £150 per annum.
9.0 To authorise Payments (enclosed)
10.0 Chairman’s Report
11.0 To receive a report on the Draft Neighbourhood Plan
12.0 To receive the following reports – enclosed for information only
General Projects Group minutes
Environment Group minutes
Finance Group minutes
13.0 Date of Next Ordinary and Annual Meeting – Tuesday 1 May 2018 to be held in the Meeting Room, Formby Library at 7pm
Members of the press and public are welcome to attend