16th February 2009


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, Barnett, Harrison (Chair), Lenton, Green, Manley, Jamieson, Scott and L Turner

                                                 Ward Councillor Galbraith

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk



  Public Forum

(i)Salt bins for Wesley Close and the Sports Centre access road are to be discussed by the Planning & Technical Services Committee

(ii)The roof tiles on the lychgate are to be discussed by the Open Spaces Committee

(iii)The regular flooding of Church Street at the school is to be put before the Planning & Technical Services Committee

(iv)The street name plate for Barnards Drive is to be put before the Planning & Technical Services Committee

(v)The parking of buses on Willow Flats destroying the verge is to be discussed.

(vi) It was reported that the tennis court fencing had been damaged by tobogganing

(vii)It was suggested that the car park edge be curbed at the tennis courts

(viii)Several other street name signs were brought to Council’s attention.

(ix)Nuisance problems are being experienced by residents from off-road motor cyclists on an adjacent field.


2660209 Apologies for absence

Cllr Manley proposed that apologies be accepted from Cllr Marsh, seconded Cllr Barnett, All in favour.


2670209 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

There were no ward councillors present.


2680209 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes

Cllr Scott proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 19th January 2009 be approved and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, seconded Cllr Kelly, vote: 8 in favour 2 abstentions.


2690209 Declarations of Interest

(i)Cllr Barnett declared a prejudicial interest in Minute ref: 2720209(iii)(a) and took no part in the discussion or the vote.

(ii)Cllrs Manley and L Turner declared a personal interest in Minute ref: 2730209(iii) due to membership of the organisation

(iii)Cllr Scott declared a personal interest in Minute ref:2730209(ii) due to membership of the organisation.




2700209 Police Matters

(i)There were no police in attendance to give a report. The Council received the response from Inspector Thirkettle re level of police cover, and as it was felt that the question initially put to Inspector Thirkettle had not been answered again, a further letter is to be sent, also that Inspector Thirkettle be invited to give a presentation at the Annual Parish Meeting,  proposed Cllr Turner, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.

          (ii) Councillors received a report from Cllr Kelly re South Hunsley & Dale Wards Police & Partners Community Forum – 22nd January at North Ferriby Village Hall


2710209 Committees

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

                         Planning Committee: 5th January 2009

                         Farmers Market Committee: 29th January 2009

                         Finance & Gen Purposes Committee: 9th February 2009

             Proposed Cllr Manley, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.


2720209    Finance

  (i)Items for payment for February 2009











CIT Finance






JG Fire Protection

Fire Ext Service











FK Adamson



Mrs L Jones



K Richmond

Travel Exp





Zurich Municipal



Petty Cash



C Langley






Bartuf Graphics

FM Signs






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 Insurance renewal documentation (April 2009)

(iii)To resolve that the Council in accordance with its power under S137 & 139 of the Local Government Act 1972 should incur the following expenditure which, in the opinion of the Council, is in the interests of the area, or its inhabitants and will benefit them in a manner commensurate with the expenditure:

(a)donation of £200 to the South Cave Village Show (former British Legion Show) – Cllr Turner proposed that a cheque for £250 be sent, seconded Cllr Lenton, nine in favour.


(b) a donation to Sue Ryder Homes – Cllr Harrison proposed £100, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.



2730209  Correspondence

(i)The Council noted receipt of the Alcohol Misuse for Adults Review Panel Report

(ii)Councillors noted receipt of the South Cave Preservation Society Minutes of the meeting held on 14th January 2009

(iii)The Council noted receipt of the minutes of the meeting held by the South Cave In Bloom Association held on 14th January 2009

(iv)Councillors noted a letter from Rural Services Network


2740209  Administration

(i)The Council confirmed arrangements for the Open Event to be held on 17th February 2009 at the Family Centre at 6pm

(ii)The Council noted the imminent publication of the South Cave Heritage Trail and the local history exhibition to be held on 11th April 2009 at the Farmers Market, with Cllr Barnett proposing to approve the printing costs for both the booklet (£915) and the map (£206), with additional costs for folding, seconded Cllr M Turner, All in favour.       


2750209 Annual Parish Meeting

(i)It was agreed that the Annual Parish Meeting should take place on 23rd April at the WI Hall. Inspector Thirkettle is to be invited, and possibly a representative from the Air Ambulance and /or First Responders. Cllrs L Turner and Barnett are to organise refreshments.



(i)Councillors considered attendance at the ERNLLCA training on advanced Chairmanship, with Cllrs L Turner, Manley, Scott and Kelly attending. On the grounds of improving the knowledge base of the Council, Cllr Harrison proposed, Cllr Manley seconded, All in favour.

(ii)Councillors considered attendance at the SLCC training event regarding the power of well-being, with Cllrs M Turner and Kelly attending, proposed Cllr Scott, seconded Cllr Jamieson, All in favour.


2770209  Trees

                                (i)App No. 6304 – prune trees at 55 Water Lane for Mr and Mrs Craven Cllr Lenton proposed that refusal be recommended, as there were considerable concerns for the safety of the trees, and that the TPO was sought for the protection of the tree stock in this area, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.


2780209  Date of next Meeting

The date of the next Parish Council Meeting will be Monday 16th March 2009