SOUTH CAVE PARISH COUNCIL

 

20th November 2006

 

 

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

 

Present:                                     Cllrs Turner, Mann, Scott, Lenton, Harrison, Mrs Manley (Chair), and Mrs Binns

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk

                        PC S Bagley and SC H Wauldby

                        Ward Cllr Kay

             

Public Forum

(i)Concerns were expressed regarding parked cars at the junction of West End and Water Lane. PC Bagley is to investigate.

(ii)It was suggested that a change be made to the Office Answer phone message.

(iii)Information is to be made available regarding the installation of domestic energy installations.

 

6101106 Apologies for absence

There were no apologies received (Cllr Hardy – message received by answer phone)

6111106 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

Cllr Kay reported that the Highways Dept is to look at the width of the footpath on Beverley Road, close to Market Place. Also further investigations are to be made regarding the change of policy request for s106 payments.

6121106 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes.

Cllr Scott proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 16th October 2006 be approved with slight amendments, and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, seconded Cllr Mrs Binns, vote: 6 in favour 1 abstention

6131106 Declarations of Interest

Cllrs Scott and Mann declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: 6161106(i) through being a member of the organisation.         

Cllrs Scott and Mrs Manley declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: 6161106(v) through being a member of the organisation.

6141106 Police Matters

PC Bagley reported that there had been 22 crimes, over the month including four thefts from motor vehicles, five damage, two burglary (dwelling) three fraud, not including incidents at the prison. This is still a relatively low crime rate.  PC Bagley advised that residents had to be vigilant, eg locking doors even when at home, as Christmas and dark nights provide opportunities for thieves. Residents should be aware of other scams, including bogus parcel delivery cards.

6151106    Finance

Clerk       (i)Items for payment for November 2006

 

 

 

 

                        Initialled…………….

Chq No

Payee

Description

£

 

M Mews

Rent

300.00

 

Npower

gas

48.00

102978

ERYC

Pension

547.74

 

Salaries/Wages

 

1728.35

102980

Sands Lane Nursery

Stalls

493.50

102981

C Riley

PAT testing

45.49

102982

Supplies

Stationery

7.64

102983

J Ellerker

PROW clearance

348.00

102984

Aptek

Alarm service

152.75

102985

British Gas

40 Market Place

63.72

102986

Atkinsons

printing

41.13

102987

Robinson & Sawdon

Town Hall

692.08

102988

K Richmond

Travel Expenses

28.80

102989

Petty Cash

 

60.00

102991

R Scott

Travel Expenses

47.80

102992

A Mann

Travel Expenses

32.00

102993

Npower

Street lights

145.30

 

Opal

Telephone

13.67

Total

 

 

4795.97

 

Clerk     It was resolved that in the interests of good management of the Council these invoices be paid, proposed Cllr Mrs Manley, seconded Cllr Harrison All in favour.

(ii)The Council noted receipt of precept request form for 2007/8

Clerk       (iii)Councillors considered a request from Boothferry CAB for a contribution to running costs under LGA s142 (2a). In the interests of the community of South Cave it was resolved that a letter be sent asking if the CAB would locate an Outreach Office in the village, and that the Market is available to the CAB for promotional purposes, and that the question of a grant be put to the next meeting, proposed Cllr Lenton, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.

Clerk      (iv)It was resolved that a cheque for £100 be sent, under s137 of the LGA 1972 to The Association of People with Physical Disabilities in support of their work locally, proposed Cllr Mrs Manley, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.

6161106  Correspondence

(i)The Council noted receipt of minutes of the South Cave Preservation Society management Committee meeting of 1st November 2006

        (ii)Councillors noted receipt of the HWRCC Humbrella Newsletter

        (iii)Councillors noted receipt of the ERVAS newsletter

Clerk        (iv)In the interest of supporting local facilities, it was resolved that a letter be sent in support of local post offices to the Department of Trade & Industry regarding the threat of closure, and that further copies of the leaflet be obtained from the Countryside Alliance, proposed Cllr Mrs Binns, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

        (v)Councillors noted receipt of the minutes of the South Cave In Bloom Association meeting of 11th October 2006

Council   (vi)The Council noted receipt of forms for ERYC Chairman’s Awards – nominations to be received by 31st January 2007. This matter is to be put before the next meeting of Council.

 

 

 

Initialled………………

6171106  Administration

(i)Councillors noted the progress report regarding the repairs at the Town Hall and in the interest of maintaining the building the increased costs of £853 to pay for specialist repairs be accepted, proposed Cllr Scott, seconded Cllr Mrs Manley, All in favour.  Cllr Turner proposed that a formal structural survey be completed at the earliest opportunity. Not seconded. Cllr Lenton proposed that a survey be carried out after the renovations as any problems arising will be addressed during the renovation works, and will form the basis of a maintenance schedule, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour. Council received the minutes of the Emergency Committee meeting held on 30th October 2006

6181106  Area Forum

Clerk/AM In the interests of improving the democratic deficiency, Cllr Mann proposed that the paper on Election Expenses be put to the Area Forum for inclusion on the agenda, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

6191106  ERNLLCA/SLCC/HPFA

(i)The Council noted the key points of the new White Paper “Strong & Prosperous Communities” prepared by NALC.

Clerk/AM (ii)In the interests of increasing the Council’s knowledge base, it was resolved that the Clerk (proposed Cllr Scott, seconded Cllr Mrs Manley) and Cllr Mann (proposed Cllr Harrison, seconded Cllr Lenton, vote: 5 in favour 1 against) attend the NALC “Shaping Communities” Event on 13th February 2007 at a cost of £129.25 each.

6201106  Open Space Committee

(i)To receive and where necessary adopt the resolutions from within the minutes of the Open Space Committee meeting held on 6th November 2006, proposed Cllr Scott, seconded Cllr Mann, All in favour.

(ii)To receive and where necessary adopt the resolutions from within the minutes of the Farmers Market Committee meeting held on 2nd November 2006, proposed Cllr Harrison, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.

6211106Planning & Technical Services Committee

(i)To receive and where necessary adopt the resolutions from within the minutes of the Planning & Technical Services Committee meeting held on 30th October 2006, proposed Cllr Mrs Manley, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.

6221106  Planning

(i)To receive and where necessary adopt the resolutions from within the minutes of the Planning Committee held on 25th September 2006, proposed Cllr Mann, seconded Cllr Mrs Manley, All in favour.

Clerk       (ii)On the grounds of good management, and environmental considerations, it was resolved to be part of the pilot scheme for electronic communication, advising that further equipment would be required, proposed Cllr Lenton, seconded Cllr Mann, All in favour.

(iii)DC/6/07764/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Construction of a dormer window to front and erection of a conservatory to rear (re-submission of 06/05111) at 20 Rawdale Close, South Cave for Mr and Mrs McDonald. Cllr Scott proposed that no objection be raised as the application had no adverse effect on the property, neighbouring properties or the street scene, and that the alterations to the application had gone some way to alleviating the reasons for the LPA’s initial refusal, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.

 

 

Initialled…………….

6231106  Staffing Issues

Clerk        The Clerk advised that the replacement footway sweeper had left within four hours. It was proposed that the Clerk contact other agencies; produce a job description and costings for a part-time handyman’s position, including Market Superintendent; ask a contractor to do 5 hours work clearing the leaves in the playpark, at a cost of £62.50; and to look for short term alternative solutions, proposed Cllr Mann, seconded Cllr Mrs Manley, All in favour. This matter to be brought back to Council at the earliest opportunity.

6241106  Date of next Meeting

   To note the date of next Parish Council Meeting – Monday 18th December 2006   

 

            Meeting Closed at 8:55pm.

                                                                                                           

 

 

Signed………………………..

                                                                                                                  Chairman