Authority Meeting 14 September 2011

There will be a meeting of the Authority in the Boardroom, National Park Office, Murley Moss, Kendal on 14 September 2011 at 10 am.

Members of the committee:

Mr W Jefferson OBE (Chairman), Mr J M Hayton (Deputy Chairman), Dr A J Barker, Mr W Barr, Mr C Billinge, Mr H Branney, Mr J R Brook, Mrs S E Brown, Mr N Clarkson, Mr S Collins, Ms J H Cooke, Mr B Gray CBE DL, Mrs D A Hall, Mr J S Holliday, Mr T S A Lowther, Mr M S McKinley, Mrs V J C Rees, Mr A C Ross, Professor J Rowan-Robinson, Mr J G Thompson, Mrs J Whitaker, 1 vacancy


Part One

1 Apologies

To receive and record apologies from members of the Committee who cannot attend.

2 Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 20 July 2011. 2011_07_20 Authority Minutes (pdf)

3 Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman to announce the fire safety instructions to all attendees.

4 Declarations of Interest

Members should declare any personal or prejudicial interests. These are described in the Code of Conduct adopted by the Authority on 16 July 2007 and in the Authority Handbook.

Standards for England advises that members should state the nature of any prejudicial interest (defined at paragraph 10 of the Code of Conduct) so it can be recorded in the minutes.

5 Questions

To answer any questions raised under Standing Order 14(2) relating to the business of the Authority.

6 Public Participation

Under the Authority's Policy for Public Speaking at Meetings, we have received the following question about the Authority's business:

"Does the LDNPA continue to maintain the stance that it does not have the express power to permit a seaplane to alight on and take off from Lake Windermere if to do so it must exceed the speed limit?"

There are no petitions or deputations for this meeting.

7 UK Association of National Park Authorities

Draft minutes are enclosed of the meeting held on 6 July 2011. 2011_07_06 Draft UK ANPA Minutes (pdf)

8 English National Park Authorities Association

Draft minutes are enclosed of the meeting held on 7 July 2011. 2011_07_07 Draft ENPAA Minutes (pdf)

9 Lake District National Park Partnership

Draft minutes are enclosed of the meeting held on 27 June 2011. 2011_06_27 Draft Lake District National Park Partnership Minutes (pdf)

10 Minutes of Committees

To consider the minutes of the following committees and the recommendations which they contain:

a) Rights of Way Committee

2011_01_11 Rights of Way Minutes (pdf)

b) Resources Committee

2011_05_26 Resources Minutes (pdf)

c) Development Control Committee

2011_07_06 Development Control Committee Minutes (pdf)

Reports are enclosed for the following items:

11 2011_09_14 Saying It How It Is - Our Communications Strategy 2011-2014 (pdf)

Access to Information - Local Government Act 1972 (As amended)

Agenda and Reports

Anyone can have a copy of the agenda and non-confidential reports before the meeting.  We will also make copies available for people to refer to at the meeting.

Background Papers

Anyone can make arrangements to see the list of background papers at Murley Moss between 9.00 am and 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday. Address details are in Contact Us. We cannot make background papers available for confidential papers.