SOUTH CAVE PARISH COUNCIL

 

18th December 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 Barnett, Mrs Manley (Chair), and Mrs Binns

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk

                        PC S Bagley and PCSO J Watts

                        4 members of the public

             

Public Forum

(i)The success of the Christmas Farmers Market was brought to Councils attention.

(ii)Two streetlights were reported on Hilldales, Stonepit Road, South Cave

(iii)Dumping of rubble was brought to Council’s attention

(iv)The proximity of vehicles to pedestrians on Beverley Road (close to the junction with Market Place), was mentioned. This matter is to be put to the Planning & Technical Services Committee

(v)The new litterbin on Market Place was brought to Council’s attention. The Clerk is to make further enquiries.

(vi)It was reported that the pavement was breaking up on Church Street

(vii)The footpath from South Cave to Everthorpe was mentioned. This matter to be put to the Planning & Technical Services Committee

(viii)The signs for the school zone were reported. An article is to be written for the next newsletter.

(ix)The matter of parking in the village is to be put to the next meeting of the Planning & Technical Services Committee

(x)A rumour concerning the status of South Cave as a market town was brought to Council’s attention

(xi)A question was raised regarding the 2007/8 precept.

 

6251206 Apologies for absence

Cllr Mann proposed apologies for absence be accepted from Cllrs Hardy and Marsh, seconded Cllr Mrs Binns, All in favour.

6261206 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

There were no Ward Councillors present.

6271206 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes.

Cllr Lenton proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 20th November 2006 be approved, and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, seconded Cllr Mrs Binns, All in favour.

6281206 Declarations of Interest

Cllrs Scott and Mann declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: 6311206(iv) through being a member of the organisation.         

Cllrs Scott and Mrs Manley declared a personal interest in Minute Reference:6311206(vi)  through being a member of the organisation.

 

Initialled……….

6291206 Police Matters

              (i)PC Bagley introduced PCSO Jessica Watts to the Council.

(ii)PC Bagley reported that there had been 17 crimes, over the month including eight thefts from motor vehicles, one damage, one burglary (dwelling), four burglary (other) one assault, one criminal damage. 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 placing flyers on windscreens, and targeting and raiding car boots. PC Bagley encouraged the immediate post coding of possessions, and checking of insurance. The Parish Council thanked PC Bagley for his attendance at all the Parish Council meetings and his work and commitment.

6301206    Finance

Clerk       (i)Items for payment for December 2006

 

Chq No

Payee

Description

£

 

M Mews

Rent

300.00

 

Npower

gas

48.00

102995

Royal Mail

Post Redirection

46.50

102996

K Richmond

Travel Expenses

168.00

102667

S Cave School

Market

500.00

102998

NALC

Conference

258.50

102999

Cllr Mann

Travel Expenses

8.00

103000

GK Beaulah

Lettering

11.75

103201

M Green

Cemetery hedge

335.00

103202

Robinson & Sawdon

Town Hall Repairs

13336.80

103203

Kingston Comms

Telephone

146.87

103204

Yorks Water

Cemetery 

7.03

103206

ERYC

Pension

547.74

103207

Supplies

Stationery

20.13

103209

ERYC

Litter Bins

1212.53

103210

ERNLLCA

ABA Subs

54.00

103211

Fitzpatrick

Frames

1819.93

103212

Kingston Comms

Line move

47.00

103213

CJ Langley

Caretaker

50.00

 

Salaries/Wages

 

1713.29

 

Total

 

20631.07

                          

Clerk     It was resolved that in the interests of good management of the Council these invoices be paid, and that the payment to Robinson & Sawden Ltd be held for further inspection of the repair, proposed Cllr Mrs Manley, seconded Cllr Mrs Barnett 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 that the question of a grant be put to the next meeting pending the response to our letter regarding outreach, proposed Cllr Mann, seconded Cllr Mrs Binns, All in favour.

 

 

Initialled………..

 

6311206  Correspondence

(i)The Council noted a letter from CE Electric Ltd re winter preparations

(ii)Councillors noted a response from the DTI re Post Offices, on the grounds of

strongly supporting local services the Clerk is to write a further letter to the DTI, proposed Cllr Mrs Binns, seconded Cllr Mann, All in favour.

(iii)The Council noted receipt of the new Community Strategy from the LSP – Cllr Harrison is to read.

(iv)Councillors noted receipt of the minutes of the South Cave Preservation Society meeting of 15th November 2006

(v)The Council noted receipt of Assembly Digest

(vi)Councillors noted receipt of the South Cave In Bloom Association minutes of 8th November 2006

6321206  Administration

          (i)The Council considered the report re Festive Lighting. Cllr Mrs Barnett proposed that the recommended actions be taken, and that the matter be put to the Planning & Technical Services Committee, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.

        (ii)Councillors noted a letter of thanks from APPD re donation

Clerk       (iii)The Council considered submissions for the ERYC Chairman’s Awards. In the interests of encouraging local small producers Cllr Mrs Barnett proposed that: the Farmers Market be nominated; and on the grounds of acknowledging the work for the community that Cllr Mrs Binns be nominated, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.

        (iv)The Clerk advised that to avoid confusion, changes to the message on the Office answerphone had been completed.

6331206  Area Forum

Clerk/AM        (i)The Council noted the letter in response to our agenda item regarding election expenses, Cllr Mann reported that this decision had been overturned by the Chairman of the Area Forum, and will be put on the agenda for the next meeting.

6341206  ERNLLCA/SLCC/HPFA

Clerk        (i)Cllr Scott proposed that membership renewal for the Society of Local Council Clerks should be paid in the interests of maintaining and expanding the knowledge base and training of the Clerk, seconded Cllr Mrs Binns, All in favour.

6351206  Farmers Market Committee

(i)To receive and where necessary adopt the resolutions from within the minutes of the Farmers Market Committee meeting held on 27th November 2006, proposed Cllr Mrs Barnett, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.

6361206  Newsletter

Clerk      (i)Several ideas for articles were put forward for inclusion in the January edition of the newsletter. The Clerk is to coordinate.

6371206  Planning

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

Clerk       (ii)DC/06/06662/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of two dwellings following demolition of existing dwelling, provision of 
 (re-submission of 06/01681/plf)(amended description/plans at 91 Beverley Road, South Cave for Midas Homes (Humberside) Ltd. Cllr Lenton proposed that the Parish Council recommend refusal of this application as the scheme amendments do not
 
 
Initialled……….
 address the reasons for the Council's prior recommendation for refusal i.e. bulk, height, location (on the site), and that it would be incongruous and over dominant when approaching the edge of the village from Beverley in a south-westerly direction, there would also be an undue sense of enclosure to the users of the Wolds Way Footpath, and dominate the property at no 89 Beverley Road, thereby having an adverse effect on their residential amenity, seconded Cllr Turner, All in favour.

6381206  Staffing Issues

Clerk        (i)The Council received the report re handyman/footway sweeping, and considered the  recommendations. In the interests of good management, Cllr Lenton proposed that the report be considered by the Planning & Technical Services Committee and the Open Space Committee at the earliest opportunity, seconded Cllr Turner, All in favour. Cllr Mann advised that an approach had been made to a suitable person regarding the Market Superintendent. Cllr Mann proposed that this person be offered the work at a cost of £50 per market as being good value, seconded Cllr Harrison, vote: 7 in favour 1 against.

6391206  Date of next Meeting

   To note the date of next Parish Council Meeting – Monday 15th January 2007   

 

            Meeting Closed at 8:25pm.

                                                                                                           

 

 

Signed………………………..

                                                                                                                  Chairman