SLDC Report to Underbarrow PC Meeting September 6th 2017
7.00pm Underbarrow Village Hall..
1.Interesting to note grants being paid out under the “Locally Important Projects Fund”
Recently some £287,000.00 has been paid out for example:
Kendal Rugby Union Football Club - £50,000.00 towards Sports Facilities
Noble Rest (Green Space Area) Kendal - £20,000.00 towards improvements to
Drainage & Footpaths.
2. Grange – Have now presented the proposed draft of their “Neighbourhood Plan”
This has been approved by SLDC and now goes back to Grange for final drafting
whereupon it will be put out for Consultation.(Previously Reported)
Other Parishes who are preparing Neighbourhood Plans are:
Arnside & Silverdale
Interestingly Ulverston Town Council has recently decided not to proceed with a
3.BT – have confirmed that at the moment they are not de-commissioning any
Telephone Boxes in the district but are asking Parishes/Town Councils if they want
to adopt any. Any not adopted may be de-commissioned in the future.
4 A Consultation on Car Parking in SLDC is out for consultation at the moment.
5.Proposals to close New Road Car Park; Public Meetings 6th & 7th September.
Council Mtg 6th 2.00 to 9.00pm KTH – Private Public Mtg 7th 7.30pm KTH
6. Empty Homes Policy revised. Now owners can apply for Match Funding to bring
back into use empty homes. Also to reduce period from 5 to 2 years during which
SLDC control the renting.
7.Increase penalty for Fly Tipping to £250.00 (Presently £75.00). Looking a how the
Reporting of Fly Tipping can be improved to increase prosecutions.