19th October 2009


The Meeting of South Cave Parish Council took place in the WI Hall, Church Street, South Cave commencing at 7:00pm


Present:            Cllrs Harrison (Chair), Barnett (Vice-Chair), Manley, M Turner, L Turner,

Marsh, Jamieson, Munby, Lenton and Kelly

        Ward Councillor Tony Galbraith

                        Mrs K Cooper – Clerk

                        PCSO J Watts


Public Forum

There were no matters brought forward.


3711009   Apologies for absence

     There were no apologies 


3721009   Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

                 Ward Cllr Galbraith reported that:

                 (i)Due to PFI route failing, the planned Incinerator at Saltend is no longer viable.

     Other funding methods are still being looked at.

     (ii)Slow Broadband speeds for rural communities are to be taken up with BT.

     (iii)The East Riding Yorkshire Council has up to now lost every appeal regarding new

     Wind Farms even though East Riding targets have been met, this is apparently not a

     viable reason to stop further plans being passed.

     (iv)Flood Liaison Meeting – The Environment Agency have agreed for now to

     withdraw plans to flood land to protect Hull and are expecting to publish new

     proposals early in January 2010.  The ERYC Flood Liaison Group are hoping to hold

     two meetings per year to discuss flooding issues.


3731009    Approval of Previous Meetings Minutes, 21st September 2009   

                  Cllr Barnett proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 21st September 2009 be

                  approved and accepted as a true record, Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.


3741009    Matters Arising

                  There were no matters arising.


3751009   Declarations of Interest           

     Cllrs G Manley and L Turner declared personal interests in Minute Ref: 3791009 (v)

     Due to membership of the organisation.


3761009   Police Matters

                (i)PCSO Watts reported that since Sept/Oct they have received 31 calls for service.

                 There have been 5 crimes committed in the area, 1 burglary (garage), 1 burglary

                 (business), 1 criminal damage (school), 1 criminal damage (vehicle) and 1 attempted

     burglary (dwelling).



     (ii)They have undertaken and are to continue with speed checks in West End.


3771009   Correspondence  

 (i)The Council noted correspondence received from ERYC regarding the pilot re-

 Planting exercise in South Cave.  The Clerk is to confirm with ERYC which 4 cases

 are outstanding.

 (ii)The Council noted correspondence received from Chevin Housing Association.

 (iii)The Council noted the letter received from EYMS Group Ltd.

 (iv)The Council noted a copy complaint letter regarding weed spraying addressed to

 ERYC received from a resident of Northfield Close.

 (v)The Council noted the Community Emergency Plan Training DVD received from

 ERYC Humber Emergency Planning Services.                 


3781009  Finance

                (i)Items for payment for October 2009










Yorkshire Water

Fixed charges


CIT Vendor Ltd



F G Adamson

Billygoat – service & repair


I Donkin

FM Stall assembly & maint


C Langley

FM caretaker


Expotrak Environmental

Asbestos survey Town Hall


MW United Charities

Land Rent


Gate Control Gear

Playpark self closing hinges


Stafforce Ltd

Footway Sweeper





Kingston Comms



Petty Cash



Mr C Green

Tree Warden expenses


Vale Developments

Building Works –pymt 2


Royal British Legion

Remembrance wreath





PAYE/NI contributions



Playsafety Ltd

RoSPA Playpark Inspection



Annual Maintenance






(i)Cllr L Turner proposed that these items be paid on the grounds of sound financial management of the Council, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.


3791009  Administration

                (i)The Council discussed the petition received from Mrs Roberts regarding the

    relocation of ashes.  Cllr Marsh proposed that the Parish Council resolve and support

    the Petition for Faculty in order that all members of the family can rest together in the

    All Saints Church Memorial Garden, Seconded Cllr Barnett, All in favour.



     (ii)The Council considered a request for another Grit Bin for residents down Wold

     View.  This item has been postponed until a full review of all the Parish Grit Bins has

     been undertaken.

     (iii)The Council discussed the Yellow Lines in Market Place.  Cllr Harrison proposed

     that the Clerk arranges a meeting with ERYC Highways Department and the Parish

     Council to discuss issues regarding parking, Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.   

     (iv)The Council noted and discussed letters received from residents down The

     Meadows.  Cllr Lenton proposed that the issues regarding mobility scooters and

     access down Public Rights of Way and high kerbs are forwarded to East Riding

     Yorkshire Council for their decision. The Clerk is to respond to the residents

     confirming the Councils decisions, Seconded Cllr Turner, All in favour. 

     (v)The Council discussed South Cave In Bloom Association request for re-painting

      the bus shelter in Market Place green.  Cllr M Turner proposed that the shelter was

     originally purchased to blend in with the surrounding conservation area and should

     remain brown, Seconded Cllr Munby, Vote: 7 for, 3 against.

     (vi)The Council considered attendance at ERYC Parish Council Liaison Meetings.

     Cllr Manley is to attend the meeting to be held on 12th November 2009 at Goole

     Leisure Centre, and Cllr Marsh is to attend the meeting to be held on 26th November

     2009 at County Hall, Beverley.

     (vii)The Council considered attendance/representation at the War Memorial on

     Remembrance Sunday.  Cllrs Marsh and Manley are to attend the service.


3801009   Staffing Matters

     (i)Due to the confidential nature of the business transacted, the public were

      temporarily excluded and were instructed to withdraw.  Proposed Cllr Marsh,

     Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

     (ii)The Council noted the new National Minimum Wage increase with effect from 1st

     October 2009.  Cllr M Turner proposed that the Parish Council accept the increased

 rate calculated by Stafforce Ltd for the Footway Sweeper, Seconded Cllr Marsh, All

 in favour.

 (iii)Cllr Marsh proposed that the National Joint Council for Local Government

 nationally agreed cost of living pay increase and holiday entitlement for staff be

 resolved, backdated to April 2009, Seconded Cllr L Turner, All in favour.

     (iv)The Parish Council discussed adopting a policy for dealing with anonymous

     correspondence.  Cllr Marsh proposed that the Parish Council resolve that once any

     anonymous/threatening correspondence has been brought before Council,

     acknowledged and entered into the minutes, the Council will not consider or debate

     such correspondence but that it will all be retained in a file for inspection should the

     matter have to be dealt with through the legal/criminal process at some point in the

     future, Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.



                  (i)The Council noted the ERNLLCA Newsletter for September 2009.

                  (ii)The Council considered ERNLLCA Councillor Development Programme.






3821009  Planning

    DC/09/03733/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

    Erection of a replacement dwelling at ‘Alcolnleigh’, 25 Station Road, South Cave for

    Hogarth Construction.

    Cllr Kelly proposed that the Parish Council raise no objection as it has no adverse

                effect on the neighbouring properties and will improve the street scene, Seconded Cllr

                Marsh, All in favour.


3831009  Trees

    (i)App No. STA.6698 – Prune trees at 24 Wesley Close, South Cave

    Cllr Barnett proposed that after receiving our tree warden’s report, the trees in question

    do not appear to belong to the applicant, but are overhanging from the neighbouring

    garden, the decision is deferred to the East Riding Yorkshire Council Tree Officer,

    Seconded Cllr Marsh, All in favour.


3841009  The Council noted the date of next Parish Council Meeting – Monday 16th November 2009.