SOUTH CAVE PARISH COUNCIL

 

17th March 2008

 

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

 

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

                        Mrs K R Richmond – Clerk

                        Ward Cllrs Hudson and Smith

                        PC Bagley

                        Mr T Glossop – President of ERNLLCA

                        Jayne Clarke and Lesley Kinnes – East Riding Youth Services

           

     Presentation of Quality Council Status Certificate    

Mr Tom Glossop, President of ERNLLCA, presented the certificate to Cllr Mrs Manley        as Chairman of the Council, whilst complimenting the Council on the quality of their portfolio of evidence. 

 

 Public Forum

(i)It was suggested that if a community diary was organised then this could be publicized through the Parish Council newsletter.

(ii)The owl box has been re-instated. Thanks were expressed to Mr H Wilson for his assistance.

(iii)The Annual Spring Clean had been a great success. Thanks were particularly expressed to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council for their contribution to the day.

(iv)A new litter had been requested for Plum Tree Walk. This matter is to be put before the Planning & Technical Services Committee

(v)The state of the grass verges on Market Place is to be put to the Planning & Technical Services Committee.

(vi)It was reported that the double yellow lines have not been reinstated on Beverley Road (Trinity Fold).

(vii)A tree that has fallen across Footpath 7 was reported.

(viii)A request was made for the reinstatement of a “No Ball Games” sign at Nunnery Walk.

(ix)The ERYC Dog Warden is to be asked to patrol the KGVF in relation to dog fouling.

 

1260308 Apologies for absence

Cllr Lenton proposed that apologies be accepted from Cllrs Marsh and Wright, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour..

 

1270308 Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

(i)Ward Cllr Smith advised that the identified gulleys had been cleaned.

(ii)Ward Cllr Hudson had received complaints regarding parking on Annie Med Lane

(iii)Ward Cllr Hudson reported that landowners were being identified regarding the trees overhanging Beverley Clump

 

 

 

 

Initialled………..

 

1280308 Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes.

Cllr Scott proposed that the minutes of the meeting of 18th February 2008 with a slight amendment be approved and entered into records, as true and accurate, seconded Cllr Turner, All in favour.

 

1290308 Declarations of Interest

Cllr Scott declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: 1340308(v) due to membership of the organisation and a prejudicial interest in Minute Reference: 1390308(ii) due to friendship with a neighbouring property

Cllr Mrs Manley declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: 1340308(v) due to membership of the organisation

Cllr Kelly declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: 1340308(v) due to membership of the organisation

Cllr Mrs Turner declared a personal interest in Minute Reference: 1340308(v) due to membership of the organisation

 

1300308 Youth Matters

The Council listened with interest the the presentation from East Riding Youth Services regarding Youth Councils; and received a report regarding Youth Councils. In the interests of good management, a working group is to be formed to make a recommendation to Council, the group is to include councillors, the Police and ERYC Youth Services, proposed Cllr Mann, seconded Cllr Mrs Barnett, All in favour.

 

1310308 Police Matters

(i)PC Bagley reported that the crime figures for March 2008 were low, with only four crimes being reported, two thefts from unattended motor vehicles, one burglary, and one theft. He also reported that the Police Surgery at the fArmesr Market had been well used and that vigilance must be maintained regarding bogus callers.

(ii)The Council received a verbal report from Cllr Kelly re Police & Community Forum meeting held 13th March 2008

(iii)Councillors considered a letter from a resident regarding policing and vandalism in the village and discussed the residents concerns, as they also applied to the Parish Council. PC Bagley advised that there has been an increase in patrols, and that all incidents should be reported to the local policing team. Cllr Kelly proposed that a letter be sent to the resident advising him of the Police response, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.

(iv)The Council also considered the occasional parking in the disabled bay outside the Post Office. It was felt that no action could be taken at this time. The Police are aware.

 

1320308 Committees

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

                                    Planning Committee – 4th February 2008

                                    Planning & Technical Services Committee – 20th February 2008

                                    Town Hall Committee – 26th February 2008

                                    Farmers Market committee – 26th February 2008

                                    Open Space Committee meeting – 10th March 2008

                                   Town Hall Committee – 10th March 2008

Cllr Mann proposed that the minutes from the committee meetings be adopted in the interests of sound management of the Council, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

 

 

Initialled………..

 

1330308    Finance

  (i)Items for payment for March 2008

                

Payee

Description

£

Npower

Gas

54.00

NPower

Electricity

60.00

Univ of Glos

 

38.00

Harpers

Beck clearance

3596.97

Warcup

Ditch Clearance

1921.12

Supplies

Stationery

44.43

SLCC

CD-Rom

27.00

R Sheppard

Expenses

27.05

C Langley

FM caretaker & Su

100.00

G Manley

Expenses

11.00

Yorkshire Water

Cemetery

6.46

ERYC

Land Rent

1200.00

P&N Design

Architect

2350.00

Salaries/Wages

 

2260.46

ERYC

Pension

610.50

Communicorp

C & Councils Direct

9.50

R Sheppard

Cleaning

48.00

Cash

 

60.00

A Kelly

Travel Expenses

19.53

Zurich Municipal

LCAS

99.88

ERYC

Building Regs

144.58

Total

 

12688.48

 

Cllr Scott  proposed that these items be paid on the grounds of sound financial management of the Council, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.

(ii)The Council duly resolved the risk assessments for its functions for the year 2008/9 as         sound financial management, proposed Cllr Harrison, seconded Cllr Mrs Barnett, All in favour.

(iii)Councillors resolved to accept the renewal of insurance with AON Insurance Company due on 1st April 2008 in the interests of accountability, proposed Cllr Scott, seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour. Payment is to be made in the appropriate financial year.

 

1340308  Correspondence

(i)The Council noted receipt from the Environment Agency of the Humber Flood Risk management Strategy – to Cllr Lenton for perusal.

(ii)Councillors noted receipt of a letter of thanks from South Cave In Bloom Association

(iii)The Council noted receipt of the South Cave In Bloom Association meeting minutes of 13th February 2008

(iv)Councillors noted receipt of letter of thanks from the Social & Recreation Committee

Cllrs Scott, Kelly, Mrs Manley and Mrs Turner declared a personal interest in the following item.

(v)The Council considered a letter received from a resident regarding any proposed changes to the War Memorial. In the interests of transparency, Cllr Harrison proposed that a letter be sent to the resident advising that it was not the Parish Council considering

 

 

 

Initialled……….

enhancements to the War Memorial, but the Preservation Society and the In Bloom Association, and that there would be no changes made without a full consultation process, seconded Cllr Turner, All in favour.

(vi)The Clerk is to advise ERYC of nil numbers for their Rough Sleeping survey

(vii)The Council noted receipt of the “Celebrate St George’s Day” leaflet

 

1350308  Administration

(i)After due consideration, the Council will fly the Union Flag over the Town Hall for 2008/9, proposed Cllr Harrison, seconded Cllr Kelly, vote: 7 in favour, 1 abstention and 1 against.

(ii)In order to maintain Parish Council representation on the Sophia & Elisabeth Barnard Trust (previously Mrs M Binns), Cllr Mrs Turner is to be appointed, proposed Cllr Scott, seconded Cllr Mrs Manley, All in favour. The Clerk is to advise.

(iii)The Council considered entry into the Calor Village of the Year Competition (winners 2005) and in order to put an entry together, Cllrs Harrison, Mrs Turner and Mrs Manley are to assist the Clerk, proposed Cllr Mrs Manley, seconded Cllr Mrs Barnett, All in favour.

(iv)The Council considered street signs with cul-de-sac numbers, with particular regard to The Stray. However, this problem was not only found at The Stray, other developments with cul-de-sacs had the same problem. The Clerk is to ascertain the policy from ERYC street sign dept, proposed Cllr Harrison, seconded Cllr Lenton, All in favour.

 

1360308 ERNLLCA/SLCC

        (i)Information regarding training seminars to be held by ERNLLCA over the next months was put before Council. Councillors wishing to attend are to contact the Clerk.

 

1370308 Annual Parish Meeting

(i)Councillors noted arrangements for the Annual Parish Meeting to be held at 7:00pm on 24th April 2008 at the WI Hall, with Humberside Fire & Rescue as speakers (confirmed), and the Police (yet to confirm). Cllr Mrs Barnett is to organise light refreshments.

 

1380308 Area Forum

(i)There were no further suggestions for inclusion on the Area Forum agenda at this time.

 

1390308  Planning

(i)DC/08/01228/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of extensions to existing dormers and single storey extensions to side (resubmission of 07/07649) at 36 Castle Rise, South Cave for Mr R Mowforth Cllr Lenton proposed that as the revised application has addressed concerns raised with the previous application, the Parish Council raises no objection as it now has no adverse effect on the property, neighbouring properties or the street scene, seconded Cllr Mann, All in favour
Cllr Scott declared a prejudicial interest in the following item and left the meeting for the discussion and vote.

(ii)DC/08/01069/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of conservatory to rear following demolition of existing first floor & single extension to side and single storey extension to front at 23 Wesley Close, South Cave for Mr and Mrs Brocklebank Cllr Lenton proposed that the Parish Council recommends refusal of the application, on the grounds of massing and dominance, and that it would be out of character with the area, thereby having an adverse effect on the street scene. There
 
 
 
Initialled………
 are concerns regarding the TPO group of trees, as there appears to be some confusion with the application form advising there are no trees to be felled, and the plans showing two trees to be felled. Also, because of the proximity of the proposed two retained trees to the proposed building works, concerns were raised over the safety of these trees, seconded Cllr Harrison, All in favour.

(iii)DC/08/00466/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

Erection of single storey extension to rear at 74 Beck Road, South Cave for Mrs Ferguson. Cllr Turner proposed that the Parish Council raise no objection as the application has no adverse effect on the property, neighbouring properties or the street scene, seconded Cllr Scott, All in favour.

(iv)DC/08/00504/PLF/WESTES – Full Planning Permission

         Change of use to a 16 space caravan touring part (resubmission of 07/05292) at Sunnydene, Stonepit Road, South Cave for Mr T Hill. Cllr Lenton proposed that as concerns regarding the previous application have now been addressed, the parish council raises no objection to the application, as the parish council recognises the benefits of sustainable tourism. The Council would like to see reasonably dense and fast growing shrubs planted to the south western boundary to supplement the fencing, in order to
present a green outlook in this rural location.
 

 

1400308  Date of next Meeting

The date of next Parish Council Meeting will be Monday 21st April 2008

           

 

 

………………………Chairman

 

……………………..Date