SOUTH CAVE PARISH COUNCIL

 

19th March 2007

 

 

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, Lenton, Hardy, Scott, Mrs Binns (Chair) and Mrs Barnett

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk

                        Ward Cllr Kay

                        PC S Bagley

                        Two members of the public

             

Public Forum

(i)The development at Trinity Fold was brought to Councillors attention prior to inclusion on the next planning meeting agenda.

(ii)It was reported that there was a considerable amount of rubbish being created on Stonepit Road.

(iii)Concerns were expressed regarding the level of precept.

(iv)Council’s attention was directed to the adoption of land at new developments – to be put to the Planning & Technical Services Committee.

(v)The use of the road by mobility scooters instead of the pavement was drawn to Council’s attention – to be put to the Planning & Technical Services Committee

(vi)Speeding traffic on West End during the evenings  - to be put to the Planning & Technical Services Committee.

 

6690307 Apologies for absence

Cllr Scott proposed apologies for absence be accepted from Cllrs Wright, Harrison and Mrs Manley, seconded Cllr Mrs Barnett, vote: 6 in favour 1 abstention.

Cllr Gill

Absent – Cllr Marsh

 

6700307 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

Cllr Kay advised that the speed monitors are to be installed directly.

 

6710307 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes.

Cllr Scott proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 19th February 2007 be approved and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, seconded Cllr Mann, All in favour.

 

6720307 Declarations of Interest

Cllr Mann declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: 6750307(iv) as he is a member of the organisation

Cllr Scott declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: 6750307(iv) and (v) as he is a member of the organisations.

Cllr Mrs Binns declared a prejudicial interest in Minute Reference: 6810307(i) as she is a member of the applicant organisation

Initialled……….

 

6730307 Police Matters

(i)PC Bagley advised that there have been only seven crimes reported, and only one directly within South Cave. This has been an extremely quiet month. PC Bagley advised that residents should remain vigilant against bogus callers. An article is to be written for the Parish Council newsletter.

 

6740307 Finance

Clerk       (i)Items for payment for March 2007

           

Payee

Description

£

Npower

Gas

48.00

Npower

Electricity

60.00

LCAS

Subs

99.88

L Jones

Distribution

125.00

FARMA

Subs & Cert

227.95

Supplies

Stationery

35.19

Salaries/Wages

 

2294.99

Communicorp

Clerks & Councils Direct

9.50

C Langley

FM and caretaking

130.00

ERYC

Pension

547.74

K Richmond

Expenses

178.47

Yorkshire Water

Cemetery

7.03

NALC

Local Council Review

13.50

ERYC

Allotment Rent

1200.00

ERYC

4 Litter bins

1822.33

Smith of Derby

Clock service

185.65

Petty Cash

 

60.00

B Sheppard

Cleaning

60.00

Total

 

7105.23

 

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

Clerk   (ii)Councillors received a verbal report regarding outreach, and in the interests of supporting advice resources to residents, resolved a grant under LGA s142 (2a) to Boothferry CAB in the sum of £250, proposed Cllr Mrs Binns, seconded Cllr Mrs Barnett, All in favour.

Clerk       (iii)Councillors approved a grant under the Local Government Act 1972 s145 in support of the Caves Festival of Literature and the Arts in the interests of the benefit for the community, to be paid in the new financial year, proposed Cllr Mann, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

Clerk     (iv)The Council noted that the Section 137 expenditure limit for 2007/8 is £5.64 per elector.

 

6750307  Correspondence

(i)Councillors noted response from the Department of Trade & Industry regarding the Post Office Network

(ii)The Council noted a letter from ERYC regarding rough sleeping survey and will respond accordingly.

 

Initialled………..

(iii)Councillors noted the reply from CE-Electric regarding West End supply

(iv)The Council noted receipt of South Cave Preservation Society Management Committee meeting minutes of 7th February 2007

(v)Councillors noted receipt of the South Cave In Bloom Association meeting minutes of 14th February 2007.

 

6760307 Committees

                        (i)To receive and where necessary adopt the resolutions from within the minutes of the following committee meetings:

                         Planning Committee – 29th January 2007

                         Farmers Market Committee – 21st February 2007

Proposed Cllr Mrs Barnett, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

 

6770307  Administration

Clerk      (i)Councillors considered membership renewal of Yorkshire Wolds Heritage Trust at a       cost of £12:00, and resolved renewal on the grounds of supporting a local charity, the Clerk is also to promote South Cave as a venue for a meeting, proposed Cllr Hardy, seconded Cllr Turner, All in favour.

(ii)Councillors noted progress regarding the registration of the Town Hall with Land Registry as reported by the Clerk.

Clerk/       (iii)The Council received the report regarding a Heritage Trail, and considered the

GM      recommendations within the report. In the interests of promoting South Cave, and providing an educational asset, Cllr Mann proposed that the recommendations within the report be approved, seconded Cllr Turner, All in favour.

 

6780307        ERNLLCA/SLCC

Clerk       (i)In order to increase the knowledge base of the Council, Cllr Scott proposed that

GM/AM   Cllrs Mann and Mrs Manley and the Clerk  attend the Humber & Wolds Rural AM   Community Council Conference on Community Land Trusts (Affordable Housing) on 19th April 2007, seconded Cllr Mrs Barnett, All in favour.

(ii)Councillors received the report on SLCC Practitioner Conference, and considered recommendations contained therein. Cllr Mann proposed that the recommendations be put to the individual committees for further action, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

Clerk      (iii)To increase the knowledge base of Council, Cllr Mrs Binns proposed that the Clerk attend the NALC Conference (5-7th October) at a cost of £290, plus expenses, seconded Cllr Mann, All in favour.

 

6790307  Area Forum

Clerk       (i)Cllr Mann gave a verbal report regarding the Forum held on 13th March 2007, and advised that he would not be available for the next meeting in June, but that arrangements were in place for the Clerk to attend as observer for the discussion on Local Agenda 21.

(i)Councillors considered further topics for discussion, this matter to be put on the next agenda.

 

6800307  Newsletter

Clerk       (i)Councillors considered articles for the edition due out in April, these will include the elections, Area Forum, and the Church Clock.

 

Initialled………..

 

Cllr Mrs Binns declared a prejudicial interest in the following item and left the meeting for the discussion and vote.

 

Cllr Scott proposed that Cllr Mann take the Chair for the following item, seconded Cllr Hardy, All in favour.

 

6810307  Planning

       (i)Trees – App no. 5163 (s211) – to prune a tree at South Cave Church, adjacent to Cave Castle West Gate. Due to the prominence and visual amenity of this tree in an important part of the Conservation Area, Cllr Mrs Barnett proposed that a site meeting be held with the ERYC Tree Officer before any decisions are made, and that this matter be brought back to Council, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

 

6820307  Staffing Issues

(i)The Council received a report re increasing the hours of footway sweeping by approximately 5 hours per month. Cllr Mann proposed that the increase in hours would benefit the village, and that the footway sweeping hours should be increased with effect from the new financial year, seconded Cllr Turner, All in favour.

 

6830307  Date of next Meeting

   To note the date of next Parish Council Meeting – Monday 16th April 2007   

 

            Meeting Closed at 9:05pm.

                                                                                                           

 

 

Dated …………………….                                                                          Signed……………………….

                                                                                                                  Chairman