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21 November 2011

TICKTON AND ROUTH PARISH COUNCIL

 

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Tickton and Routh Parish Council held in Tickton Village Hall, on Monday 21 November, 2011


Present:                      Councillor Sinkler (in the Chair)

                                      Councillors Caley, Harbidge, Hardy, A Walker, N Walker, Webster,

Councillor Oliver (from item 84)                                             

Apologies:                 Councillors Dobson, Morris, Wells

 

In Attendance:         Ward Councillor Pollard (to item 85)

                                        Mrs Lloyd – Clerk (minute taker)

                                               

Public:                        There were no members of the public present

 

 

81   DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillor Oliver declared a prejudicial interest in agenda items 9b (minute 86 refers) as a member of the Village Hall Committee.

 

PUBLIC FORUM

 There were no members of the public present.


82   MINUTES

 Resolved – The minutes of 17 October 2011 are signed as a true and correct record.


83   COMMUNITY SAFETY

 Crime Figures:

 The report on crime figures for October was noted.  It was noted that Inspector Thirkettle had now taken over from Inspector Coulthard.

 

 

83   MATTERS ARISING

 Dog Stencils:

‘Bag it; bin it’ stencils had now been purchased as they were no longer available free from ERYC.  Councillors were asked to identify areas for pavement stencilling by the handymen.

 

Litter Bins:

A meeting on the siting of the 2 litter bins in Tickton had taken place with a representative from ERYC and the resident who had initially raised concerns.  Subject to a discussion with Countryside Access Team this project could now progress.  The installation of the additional bin for Weel and the larger bin for Hull Bridge would occur at the same time as the installation of these 2 bins.

 

Local Action Team Visit to Weel:

The Local Action Team visit to Weel would occur on November 26 between noon and 1.30pm.  Cllrs Harbidge and Hardy would attend.

 

(Cllr Oliver arrived at this point and declared her interest as shown in 81 above)


84   ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION WITH WARD COUNCILLOR

A number of outstanding issues were raised with the ward councillor including the absence of the dog control order; a request for an update on the planning/enforcement issue at Routh and concern about lack of response from grounds maintenance.  Cllr Pollard confirmed that ERYC had agreed to line the bus stop by the Play Park.

Cllr Pollard was also updated about the response from the Insurance Company regarding adverse weather cover.

 

85     PLANNING

Planning Decisions:

Notification to carry out works to trees in a Conservation Area at Church Cottage 121 Main Street Tickton for Mr K Dewick – Application Approved

 

Further Consultation on East Riding Development Framework:

Councillors were updated about the changes from the previous framework – specifically about the change in status of Tickton to a Hinterland village.  Details of the Consultation would be placed on the webpage and in Tickton Diary.  A response would be resolved at the December meeting

 

86     FINANCE

Financial Statement:

The financial statement for the year to the end of October and a forecast outturn for the year were presented to the Parish Council.  A report from Tickton Pre-School and Out of School Club on their expenditure from the Community Fund Disbursement in April was presented

 

Payments:

Tickton Village Hall

Resolved – To pay £14.40 for room hire

 

Mr Little

Resolved – To pay £32.00 for salary

 

Mr Brice

Resolved – To pay £188.80 for salary, and £37.11 for consummables

 

Mrs Lloyd

ResolvedTo pay £32.00 for stencils from Stencil Warehouse

 

Brian Fell

Resolved – To pay £103.64 for materials

 

Getextra

Resolved – To pay £250.00 for website development, hosting and domain name

 

Croft Nurseries

Resolved – To pay £77.50 for planting

 

Preparation for Setting 2012/13 Precept:

Background information for setting the precept for 2012/13 including recurrent costs was presented to the Parish Council. The precept would be resolved at the December meeting.

 

Community Fund Application:

An application for funding of £580 from Tickton Gentle Exercise Group was considered.

Resolved – The application was approved in full

 

Village Field Fence and Self Closing Gates:

Two quotations were considered for replacement of the fence on the east side of the field and two more self-closing gates

Resolved – The lowest price quotation was approved for the work to begin as soon as possible in the New Year.


87   SEVERE WEATHER PLANNING AND GRANT ASSISTANCE:

Consideration was given to an application for severe weather grant assistance.  In order to complete an application the Parish Council had to have a Severe Weather Plan.

Resolved –  Taking on board current advice from the Insurance Company the Draft Severe Weather Plan for Tickton and Routh Parish will include the placing of three additional salt bins in Tickton, one in Weel and one in Routh and the availability of some snow clearing equipment for public use to clear footpaths.  A bid is to be made for a grant to purchase these items and consultation will begin on the siting of these bins.

 

88     MEETINGS WITH BEVERLEY RURAL WARD COUNCILLORS: 

 A letter had been received asking whether the Parish Council was interested in regular meetings with Beverley Rural Ward Councillors.

Resolved – Support is given for these meetings


89     MOTIONS PROPOSED BY COUNCILLORS

Cllr Dobson proposed the following motions:-

‘That the PC provides a letter of support to Etton Parish council in their objection to Planning Application 11/03249/PLF Erection of no 2 50kW wind turbine with associated infrastructure as the proposal is totally out of keeping with the area.’

Resolved – The motion is rejected

 

There being no further business the meeting closed at 9.15 pm. The next ordinary meeting was scheduled for 12 December 2011. Please note that this is the second Monday in the month