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Minutes October 2012

CATTON PARISH COUNCIL

The Minutes of the Meeting of the Catton Parish Council held in the Catton Village Hall at 7.30 pm Thursday 4th October 2012.

  • Present: The Chair Councillor G Peel and Councillors S Sharpe, T Stevens, A Rawlings, R Morley and C Merry. Councillor S Lane arrived at 8.00 pm.
  • The minutes for the meeting of 6th September 2012 were confirmed as correct and signed. Matters’ arising there from to be dealt with under the relevant heading of the Agenda as the Agenda is progressed.
  • Declaration of Interest. The Parish Council (model Code of Conduct) Order 2012.
    • To record any declarations of pecuniary interests by any Member in respect of any item on this agenda. There were no declarations of pecuniary interests.
    • To record any declarations of non-pecuniary interests by any Member in respect of any item on this agenda. Councillor Peel declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 10, Royal British Legion.
    • Open Forum.
      • There were no members of public present.
      • East Riding of Yorkshire Council Items of Interest. The Clerk is to draft a letter to send to the three Ward Councillors regarding the document which has been prepared highlighting the poor state of the parish roads. The letter is to seek clarification on the budget available for road repairs whilst also seeking support for the Parish Councils proposals. Ward Councillors will also be asked to chase for confirmation from ERYC regarding the gateway markings for High Catton. Councillor Lane advised when he joined the meeting that three meetings would be held in November to discuss the salting routes for this winter. Councillor Lane has spoken to Dave England to request that the blocked drain in Low Catton be jetted but the work has still not been undertaken; he will continue to chase for a swift resolution. A resolution was passed at the ERNLLCA AGM regarding the new Code of Conduct; they will seek to change the decision to make Parish Councillors declare the interests of their spouse/partner.
      • Planning. There were no matters for discussion.
      • Highways and Footways.
        • Village Taskforce. The roads were sprayed with weed killer by the Taskforce Team on 18th September.
        • High Catton speeding issues. There has been no progress on this matter since the last meeting.
        • Environment and Community Matters.
          • Community Involvement. There were no matters for discussion.
          • Community Partnership Forum. The document has been prepared and includes photographic evidence of the state of the parish roads whilst also highlighting the speeding issues; it will be copied and bound and taken to the next meeting which Councillors Peel and Merry will attend.
          • Community Led Parish Plan. Councillor Sharpe advised that two projects had been suggested to the committee for High Catton; the viability of these was being assessed. The installation of benches is also being considered.
          • Nursery Court. The Clerk has received a letter from Yorkshire Water confirming that they have no plans to provide sewerage for areas remote from the public sewer network. The Clerk is to write to Chevin asking for an update on the schedule of works as the original completion date was the end of August and to date no work has been started. Councillor Lane joined the meeting.
          • Parish Website. Councillor Sharpe proposed that the quotation from Maseys to design a new website for the Parish Council be accepted, this was seconded by Councillor Peel and the proposal carried. The Clerk and Councillor Merry will work with the web designer to plan the content and also start to approach local organisations to become involved.
          • Victorian Street Lamps. Councillor Stevens has a possible new contact to survey the lamps.
          • Education. Mrs Docwra has contacted the Clerk advising that she is trying to make contact with Dave Boden of ERYC regarding possible spaces on the school bus.
          • Finance. Payment was authorised on the following accounts:
            • K Robinson – Clerk salary October – £227.46.
            • K Robinson – Clerk expenses June – September 2012 – £48.88
            • Audit Commission – Audit Fee 2011/2012 – £144.00. Proposed by Councillor Lane and seconded by Councillor Sharpe.
            • Royal British Legion – £25.00. Proposed by Councillor Morley and seconded by Councillor Merry.
            • Local Grants Fund.  The Clerk and Councillor Peel will annotate a map to show where the salt bins are to be placed. The Clerk is to contact Mr Nightingale and ask for a quotation for salting and clearing the roads this winter for consideration at the November meeting.
            • Communication. There will be no entry in the October edition.
            • Councillors Questions.
              • Councillor Morley asked Councillor Lane whether he had reported the large pothole outside Mr Bedfords house; he hasn’t but will report it this week.
              • Councillor Sharpe asked that the Parish Council seek to clarify whether the hedging which was removed from the front of The Paddocks was supposed to be replaced; the works have not yet been completed so the situation will be monitored.
              • No approaches have been made to the Parish Council to address a meeting by the candidates standing for election as Police Commissioner.
              • Administration Matters.
                • Correspondence Received. Councillor Peel gave details of the new Sure Start Scheme which has started in the library in Stamford Bridge; the Clerk will put the poster on the notice board.
                • Councillors agreed to remove notices advertising businesses which are on the Parish Council side of the notice boards.
                • The telephone kiosks have still not been painted and will now have to wait until March 2013.
                • The next meeting will be held on 1st November 2012 at 7.30 pm in Catton Village Hall. As there was no further business the meeting was closed at 9.10 pm.

Minutes September 2012

Minutes September 2012

CATTON PARISH COUNCIL

 The Minutes of the Meeting of the Catton Parish Council held in the Catton Village Hall at 7.30 pm Thursday 6th September 2012.

1. Present: The Chair Councillor G Peel and Councillors S Sharpe, T Stevens, A Rawlings and C Merry. The Clerk advised that Councillor Lane would be joining the meeting later. Councillor Peel welcomed Councillor Rawlings to the Parish Council.

2. The minutes for the meeting of 2nd August 2012 were confirmed as correct and signed. Matters’ arising there from to be dealt with under the relevant heading of the Agenda as the Agenda is progressed.

3. Declaration of Interest. The Parish Council (model Code of Conduct) Order 2012.

To record any declarations of pecuniary interests by any Member in respect of any item on this agenda. There were no declarations of pecuniary interests.

To record any declarations of non-pecuniary interests by any Member in respect of any item on this agenda. Councillor Lane declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 7, Planning.

4. To co-opt a new Councillor. Councillor Stevens proposed that Mr R Morley be co-opted onto the Parish Council; this was seconded by Councillor Sharpe and the proposal carried. The relevant forms of acceptance were signed.

5. Open Forum.

Mr Barry Harrison addressed the meeting by thanking the Village Show Committee on putting on such a successful event. He went on to update Councillors on the work currently being undertaken by the Parish Plan Committee. Costings are being sort to provide two tree seats for the villages along with a quotation to supply a bike rack to be installed at the end of Long Lane to enable residents to ride to the bus stop on the A1079. He requested that the Parish Council ask for a speed reduction from 60 mph to 30 mph on the road from Low Catton to Stamford Bridge. The stretch of road by Smackdam Bridge would benefit from better road signage to indicate where the road starts to narrow. Councillors agreed to highlight these concerns through the Community Partnership Forum.

Councillor Lane joined the meeting. Sarah Gilbertson was welcomed to the meeting to discuss the website. A prototype website with a new logo was shown to those present and SG talked Councillors through the next step. A proposal has been drafted which is included in the months information folder. It was suggested that a committee should be formed to meet once everyone had seen the proposal to carry this forward. Councillor Peel thanked SG for the work she had already done and for coming to the meeting.

6. East Riding of Yorkshire Council Items of Interest. Councillor Lane had no matters for discussion.

7. Planning.

12/03638/PLF Erection of first floor extension to rear at 3 Appletree Cottages, Main Street, Low Catton for Ms Sarah Hales. Application type: Full Planning Permission. The plans were viewed and Councillors recommended approval.

12/03640/PLF Erection of two storey extension to rear at 2 Appletree Cottages, Main Street, Low Catton for Mr Ray Hales. Application type: Full Planning Permission. The plans were views and Councillors recommended approval.

Notice of Decision

DC/11/04242/CLE/WESTWW/JMILNE Certificate of lawfulness for continued use as a domestic garden at land south of 59 Fossway, Stamford Bridge for Mr Eric Johnson. The application has been deemed as lawful.

8. Highways and Footways.

Village Taskforce. The Clerk advised that the village taskforce team will remove the Concealed Entrance sign on the triangle at Low Catton. Mr Connor has requested that the potholes be filled; he is waiting for confirmation as to whether the team can do this as it is outside the boundary for the Taskforce. Councillor Lane will chase for the gully to be cleared in Low Catton. The Clerk is to report the issue of grass growing on the road on Mitchel Lane.

High Catton speeding issues. There has been no progress on this matter since the last meeting.

9. Environment and Community Matters.

Community Involvement. Councillor Merry will contact British Telecom to honour their commitment of painting both the kiosks in October.

Community Partnership Forum. Councillor Merry attended the meeting on 6th September in Wetwang and gave a summary. He brought up for discussion the on-going issue of speeding on the approach roads to High and Low Catton along with the poor state of the roads. Councillors Peel and Merry and the Clerk are to meet on 17th September to take photographs of the potholes; these along with a letter outlining the issues faced within the parish will be sent to the three Ward Councillors and used at the next Community Partnership Forum meeting on 25th October.

Community Led Parish Plan. There were no matters for discussion.

Nursery Court. The work planned to start in September by Chevin has been delayed due to a problem with the permissions not being in place. Councillor Lane has been in touch with the relevant departments at ERYC. The Village Hall Committee has received a cheque for £350 FROM Chevin towards the roof fund.

Parish Website. The information prepared by Sarah Gilbertson is in the Information Folder for September.

Victorian Street Lamps. There were no matters for discussion.

Dog Waste. The Clerk has still not received a response from ERYC. This item will be removed from the agenda.

Beverley Market Place. A discussion was held following receipt of an email from Mr Hemmerman regarding the proposed plans to spend £2.5 million on Beverley Market Place. Councillor Lane advised that this money had been allocated six years ago but was not spent as agreement could not be reached on the plans; the funds were therefore spent elsewhere. Now that agreement is in place the money has been made available. Councillor Sharpe expressed her concern that funds were being spent on this project when the roads were in such a poor state of repair. Councillor Lane responded outlining that money had been spent on A1079, A166 and works are about to start in Stamford Bridge. Councillor Lane confirmed that he would continue to support the case for a reduction in the speed limit on the approaches to Catton through his role as Ward Councillor. Councillor Lane left the meeting.

10. Education. There were no matters for discussion.

11. Finance. Payment was authorised on the following accounts:

K Robinson – Clerk salary September – £227.46.

Glasdon – Salt bins – £386.87. The Clerk is to chase ERYC for confirmation on the siting of the two bins.

Local Grants Fund. After the purchase of the two bins £702.60 is remaining.

The Clerk is to arrange for a new mandate form.

12. Communication. There will be no entry in the September edition.

13. Councillors Questions. There were no matters for discussion.

14. Administration Matters.

Correspondence Received.

Councillor Peel proposed that the updated Code of Conduct be adopted by the Parish Council; this was seconded by Councillor Stevens and the proposal carried.

The next meeting will be held on 4th October 2012 at 7.30 pm in Catton Village Hall. As there was no further business the meeting was closed at 10.00 pm.

Minutes August 2012

Minutes August 2012

CATTON PARISH COUNCIL

The Minutes of the Meeting of the Catton Parish Council held in the Catton Village Hall at 7.30 pm Thursday 2nd August 2012.

1. Present: The Chair Councillor G Peel and Councillors T Stevens, S Lane and C Merry. Apologies for absence were received from Councillor S Sharpe.

2. To co-opt a new Councillor. Councillor Stevens proposed that Anne Rawlings be co-opted onto the Parish Council; this was seconded by Councillor Lane and all present voted in favour. The Clerk will arrange for the forms to be completed.

3. The minutes for the meeting of 5th July 2012 were confirmed as correct and signed. Matters’ arising there from to be dealt with under the relevant heading of the Agenda as the Agenda is progressed.

4. Declaration of Interest. The Parish Council (model Code of Conduct) Order 2012.

• To record any declarations of pecuniary interests by any Member in respect of any item on this agenda. There were no declarations of pecuniary interests.

• To record any declarations of non-pecuniary interests by any Member in respect of any item on this agenda. Councillor Lane declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 7, Planning.

5. Open Forum.

• Sarah Gilbertson joined the meeting to discuss the website. A number of examples were shown to Councillors that Sarah has designed and she offered to look into updating and modernising the current Parish Council one. The Clerk is to contact Pepik and establish whether the FTP login details can be released.

• Tom Selke addressed the Parish Council regarding Crow’s Nest Farm which he has an interest in buying. Council Lane advised him to contact Chris Hodgson at County Hall for advise on his plans.

6. East Riding of Yorkshire Council Items of Interest. Councillor Lane has reported the blocked drain on Church Lane and asked for the gully to be cleaned.

7. Planning.

Notice of Decision

• DC/12/02125/PLF/WESTWW/GA1 Erection of first floor extension to rear at 3 Appletree Cottages, Main Street, Low Catton, YO41 1EA for Ms Sarah Hales. This application has been refused.

8. Highways and Footways.

• Village Taskforce. There has been some work undertaken to the pothole in Church Lane. The Clerk is to report the numerous potholes between High Catton and Stamford Bridge. The ‘Concealed Entrance’ sign which has been placed without permission on the grassed triangle in Low Catton is to be reported to the Taskforce.

• High Catton speeding issues. Councillor Peel reported that the Clerk had had a ‘difficult conversation’ with Patrick Mackey from ERYC regarding the request for the seven day speed survey. Councillor Peel emailed PM, a copy of which was read out at the meeting along with the response. The Parish Council are currently on the waiting list for gateway treatment and therefore no survey will be required.

9. Environment and Community Matters.

• Community Involvement. There were no matters for discussion.

• Community Partnership Forum. The Clerk attended the recent CPF which she found very informative; she is to ask for a list of dates for forthcoming meeting in order for a representative from Catton to attend.

• Community Led Parish Plan. There were no matters for discussion.

• Nursery Court. Chevin have written to Anne Jackson with a summary of the meeting held with the residents; she has also received a schedule of work and confirmation that they will stand the costs of the works and monitor the system for twelve months. Councillors agreed that this was a positive step forward.

• Parish Website. Once the Clerk has heard from Pepik she will contact Sarah Gilbertson.

• Victorian Street Lamps. There were no matters for discussion.

• Dog Waste. The Clerk has still not received a response from ERYC.

10. Education. There were no matters for discussion.

11. Finance. Payment was authorised on the following accounts:

• K Robinson – Clerk salary August – £227.46. Proposed by Councillor Lane and seconded by Councillor Peel.

• Review the interim accounts. The interim accounts were revived.

• Local Grants Fund. The Clerk is order two green 370 litre salt bins from Glasdon; one for Townend Farm and the other for Smackdam Bridge.

12. Communication. There will be no entry in the September edition.

13. Councillors Questions. There were no matters for discussion.

14. Administration Matters.

• Correspondence Received. There were no matters for discussion.

• Councillor Vacancy. The Clerk has advised ERYC of the resignation of Councillor Rigby; confirmation has been received that the vacancy can be filled by co-option and posters have been put on both boards.

• The next meeting will be held on 6th September 2012 at 7.30 pm in Catton Village Hall. As there was no further business the meeting was closed at 9.15pm.

 

 

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