SOUTH CAVE PARISH COUNCIL

 

20th October 2008

 

 

The Meeting of South Cave Parish Council took place in the Town Hall, 42 Market Place, South Cave commencing at 7:00pm

 

Present:                                     Cllrs M Turner, Kelly, Harrison (Chairman), Lenton, Scott, Green, Jamieson, Barnett and L Turner

                                                 Ward Councillors Hudson and Smith

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk

                        Mr N Wilson (Architect) for Minute Reference: 2171008

                        3 Members of the Public

 

   Public Forum

(i)Mrs Warren addressed the Council regarding the Arts Festival. An article is to be published in the next newsletter, and is to be on the next agenda for a Council meeting.

(ii)Mr Findlay asked the Parish Council to discuss the junction of Beverley Road and Little Wold Lane. This matter is to be discussed by the Planning & Technical Services Committee.

(iii)Overhanging vegetation on Bacchus Lane was reported           to Council

(iv)It was advised that unruly dogs should be reported to the Dog Warden

(v)BT cables on Little Wold Lane are to be discussed by the Planning & Technical Services Committee.         

  

2121008 Apologies for absence

Cllr Turner proposed that apologies be accepted from Cllrs Marsh and Manley, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

 

2131008 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

Cllr Hudson enquired about the parking on Market Place. This matter to be discussed by the Planning & Technical Services Committee.

 

2141008 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes

Cllr Barnett proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 15th September 2008 be approved and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, seconded Cllr Kelly, vote: 8 in favour 1 abstention.

 

2151008 Declarations of Interest

Cllr Harrison declared a personal interest in minute reference: due to acquaintanceship.

 

2161008 Police Matters

(i)The Police were not in attendance. The Clerk is to obtain the crime figures.

 

2171008 Town Hall

Cllr Harrison declared a personal interest in the following matter.

After considerable discussion, Cllr Turner proposed that in light of the lower cost, and

 

Initialled……….

the experience of the contractor, Vale Developments is to be the preferred contractor, seconded Cllr Scott, vote: six in favour, three abstentions. Due to the failure of the Heritage Lottery bid, further information is to be obtained from WREN, and an Open Day is to be arranged for the Community to inspect the plans.

 

 

2181008 Committees

(i)The Council received and where necessary, adopted the resolutions from within the minutes of the following committee meetings:

                         Planning Committee: 22nd September

                         Emergency Meeting: 25th September 2008

                         Planning & Technical Services: 22nd September2008

                         Open Space: 15th October 2008 (to be tabled)

Cllr Barnett proposed that the minutes from the committee meetings be adopted in the interests of sound management of the Council, seconded Cllr L Turner, All in favour.

 

2191008    Finance

  (i)Items for payment for October 2008                

 

Payee

Description

£

Npower

Gas

83.00

NPower

Electricity

60.00

R Sheppard

Cleaning

48.00

HM Revenue & Customs

PAYE/NIC

1949.85

Kingston Coms

Telephone/BB

172.40

K Richmond

Expenses

38.00

K Richmond

Ink cartridges

33.48

ERYC

Pension

639.26

C Langley

Market

100.00

Supplies

Stationery

13.27

Sands Lane

Stalls

786.07

F Costain

Bid specialist

350.00

ADT Fire

Alarm Maint.

84.60

Foreward Services

Path

213.00

M Morton

Posts

19.46

IT Spectrum

Connection

47.00

SLCC

Conference

111.62

Cash

 

60.00

Mr Vincent

Garage Rent

65.00

Salaries/Wages

 

2532.15

Npower

Street Lights

2163.52

S Cave WI

S137

250.00

Pasture Ironwork

Brackets

55.00

Total

 

9874.68

 

Cllr Scott proposed that these items be paid on the grounds of sound financial management of the Council, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

(ii)Councillors noted receipt of the precept request.

 

Initialled……….

 

2201008  Correspondence

(i)The Council noted the results of the South Cave In Bloom Association’s entry to Yorkshire In Bloom competition, achieving a silver-gilt in the small country town category, the Fox & Coney a silver-gilt, and Sands Lane Nursery silver. Cllr M Turner proposed that a letter of congratulation be sent, seconded Cllr Jamieson, All in favour.

(ii)It was confirmed that Cllr Kelly and the Clerk are to attend the ER Local Strategic Partnership and Rural Joint Conference to be held on 21st November 2008

(iii)Councillors noted receipt of consultation document “The Making & Enforcement of Byelaws” from CLG (response date 20th November 2008). This matter to be brought back to Council.

 

2211008  Administration

(i)Cllr Barnett proposed the adoption of the draft Dignity at Work Policy with one slight amendment, on the grounds of transparency and accountability, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.

(ii)The Council received a report regarding the Meeting of Local Farmers Markets Organisers, and considered the recommendations. Cllr Scott proposed that the recommendations be approved, in the interests of good management, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

 

2221008  Newsletter

                 (i)The Council considered the draft article regarding the cemetery rules, and in the interests of accountability, Cllr Barnett proposed that the article, with minor amendments, be published in the next edition of the newsletter, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

                 (ii)Councillors made further suggestions for articles for inclusion in the October newsletter

 

2231008 ERNLLCA/SLCC

        (i)The Council noted receipt of the ERNLLCA newsletter with the Clerk advising that several matters will be brought before Council at the next meeting, including a new Publication Scheme and a revised Code of Conduct.

        (ii)The Clerk gave a brief verbal report regarding the SLCC National Conference and will be putting a formal report in front of Council at the next meeting.

 

2241008        Planning

(i)DC/08/04608/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of first floor extension to existing garage to provide studio/gym at 67A Church Street, South Cave for Mr Rogerson  Cllr Barnett  proposed that the Parish Council recommend refusal, as the application would, by reason of its height and massing have an adverse effect on neighbouring properties, and the amenity of an open public space and public right of way; the application would also have an adverse effect on the character and appearance of the Conservation Area; if the LPA were so minded to approve, then we would ask for a condition requiring no public use of the facility, seconded Cllr  Green, All in favour.

(ii)DC/08/04769/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of two storey extension to side and detached double garage at 2 Church Hill, South Cave for Mr Thornham. Cllr Lenton proposed that the Parish Council raise no objection, as it has no adverse effect on the property, neighbouring properties or the street scene, with conditions regarding materials and tree protection. We would also ask that consideration is given to the existing roofline hip being mirrored in the extension to preserve the character and appearance of the Conservation Area, seconded Cllr Kelly. Vote: 8 in favour 1 abstention.

(iii)Tree Application: 6171: fell a tree at 67A Church Street, South Cave. Cllr Harrison proposed that as there were no reasons submitted for the application to fell the tree, the Council should recommend refusal, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

 

2251008  Date of next Meeting

The date of the next Parish Council Meeting will be Monday 17th November 2008

           

 

 

………………………Chairman

 

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