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21 January 2013

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Tickton and Routh Parish Council held in Tickton Village Hall, on Monday 21 January 2013

Present:                 Councillor Morris (in the Chair)

                               Councillors Caley, Dobson, Hardy, Sinkler, Oliver, A Walker, Webster, Wells

Apologies:             Councillors Harbidge, N Walker

                              

In Attendance:       Mrs Lloyd – Clerk (minute taker)

                              

 

Public:                   There was one member of the public present for the public forum

 

100  DECLARATION OF INTEREST

 

Councillor Morris declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 9b (minute 106b refers) as Chairman of the Village Hall Management Committee; Councillor Oliver declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 9b (minute 106b refers) as a member of the Village Hall Management Committee and a pecuniary interest in agenda item 9b (minute 106b refers) as the recipient of a payment.

 

PUBLIC FORUM

 

A member of the public supported the provision of a bus shelter on Main Street, requesting that the Parish Council puts pressure on East Riding of Yorkshire Council to move quickly and asked the Parish Council to consider purchasing an additional salt bin for Churchfields.

101  MINUTES

 

Resolved –The minutes of 10 December 2012 are signed as a true and correct record.

 

102  MATTERS  ARISING

 

Red and Green Cottages

The Empty Property Officer has now stated that the long term empty properties including these cottages on Weel Road will be re-assessed at a later date.

 

As the property is post 1840 there are insufficient grounds for Red and Green Cottages to be listed but the Conservation Officer did find an entry in a renowned series of architectural guides – and most buildings mentioned in the guides should qualify as undesignated heritage assets.

 

Parking on Green Lane

Patrick Wharam the Countryside Access Manager has been asked to advise on measures that can be taken to prevent parking at the entrance to the public right of way.

 

Resurfacing of A1035

 

The request for a review of the speed limit has been added to those investigations pending but will probably be undertaken within the next 3 months.  However if it transpires that the situation does not warrant immediate action it may be deferred until finance is available.

 

A response from Service Manager for ERYC Highway Maintenance quotes research that determined that residents should see a noticeable improvement in road noise when the new surface is laid.

 

 

103  ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION WITH WARD COUNCILLOR

 

Due to adverse weather conditions a ward councillor was unable to attend this meeting but Cllr Pollard will be contacted and asked to put pressure on East Riding of Yorkshire Council regarding the provision of a bus shelter on Main Street.  Feedback had been received that no Parish bus shelters were being purchased by ERYC at present (and had been for all of the current year) as the policy of transferring ownership was under scrutiny.  There was a danger if this was not resolved that the budget for Parish shelters in 2013/4 would be allocated elsewhere.

 

104  COMMUNITY SAFETY

 

The information received from the Police and Neighbourhood Watch was noted.

 

105  PLANNING

 

Planning Decisions 

 

12/03733 – Construction of additional mooring points on bank of river Hull at Barnard Dale Cottage 316 Hull Bridge Road

This application is granted permission with conditions including that the moorings cannot be for residential use.

 

Planning Applications

 

12/04109/PLF – Installation of ground mounted solar panels at Kinetic Special Vehicles Limited, Weel Road, Tickton for CKL Properties Ltd

 

Resolved – The Parish Council recommend that if the application is approved the following conditions should apply

 

 

An additional comment should be added to show that the Parish Council supports the objections/conditions raised by the Internal Drainage Board, the Environment Agency, Highways and the Tree Officer and believe that approval must only be given to this application when they are wholly satisfied and give their approval to this scheme

 

12/04873/PLF – Erection of single storey extension to rear and alterations to increase roof height with construction of dormer windows to front and rear at 1 The Paddock, Weel for Mr and Mrs David Horsfall

 

Resolved – The Parish Council recommend that if the application is approved the following conditions should apply

 

12/05059/PLF – Erection of first floor extension at side of 10 Scotts Garth Close, Tickton for Mr A Young

 

Resolved – The Parish Council have no observations to make upon this application

 

 

106  FINANCE

Financial Statement:

 

The financial statement to the end of December was presented to the Parish Council.  This also showed predicted areas of over and under spending.

Payments

 

Tickton Village Hall

Resolved – To pay £21.60 room hire

 

Mr Little

Deferred

 

Mr Brice

Resolved – To pay £51.20 salary

 

Mrs Oliver

Resolved – To pay £46.89 recharge for bulbs

 

107  2013/4 PRECEPT 

 

Notification had been received from East Riding of Yorkshire Council that an amount of £1632.21 council tax support would be paid to the parish.  This money could be used to fund any expenditure lawfully incurred by the Parish Council.  There is no guarantee that this support funding would be available in future years.  In 2013/14 Parish Councils will be exempt from the principle that an increase of more than 2% in precept amounts for Band D properties will be required to hold a referendum.  This may not be the case in 2014/15.

 

Resolved – The level of precept for 2013/4 is at £24,700 which enables the Band D council tax to be retained at the current level.

 

108  MOTIONS PROPOSED BY COUNCILLORS

 

‘That the PC considers an application for lottery funding for GL Cullington Field.

 

The motion proposed by Cllr Oliver was withdrawn

There being no further business the meeting closed at 9.15 pm. The next ordinary meeting was scheduled for 18 February 2013.