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Work Plan

NEWBURGH PARISH COUNCIL WORK PLAN 2019 – 2020

Major tasks

Continue consultation with WLBC and residents on the Local Plan and define and take any further actions to support the Newburgh case.

Investigate options for control of traffic particularly HGVs on the A5209

Complete the village clean up with volunteers and paid help as required. Prepare an annual schedule with times and responsibilities for regular clean ups. Determine an annual budget for the PC

Prepare a maintenance programme for all village assets (bus shelters, play area, seats, hedges, grass verges).  Agree responsibilities of Parish Council, West Lancs Borough Council, Lancashire County Council and timetable for actions. Determine a budget for the PC.

Collaborate with Parbold Parish Council to assess the case for improving the footpath from Newburgh to Parbold

Review the option to acquire Bluebell Wood and adjacent field and decide a response

Investigate future support needs of residents and propose actions

Continue to monitor and report the state of Newburgh roads including potholes/flooding/drainage

Monitor the programme for restoration of Round O Quarry and report progress to residents

These are in addition to regular annual routines/events: reviewing and commenting on planning applications;  Christmas arrangements; Footpaths maintenance; Newburgh Fair Support; Annual Report production; village website updates; communications media review; Street Scene review with West Lancs Borough Council; Annual Parish Meeting.