MINUTES OF AN ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD ON

WEDNESDAY 1ST MARCH 2023

IN THE VILLAGE HALL, OLD VILLAGE ROAD, LITTLE WEIGHTON

33/23  PRESENT:  A.Woodall (Chair), S.Turner, R.Elvidge, Ms L.Fawcett, D.Webster, N.Armstrong, A.Raymond, K.Brown, &  Ward Councillor; R.Meredith

34/23  APOLOGIES: Councillors; P.Smith, J.Richardson, Ward Councillor T.Gill & Mrs P.Smith

35/23  OPEN FORUM  –  3 members of the Parish present.

36/23  DECLARATION OF INTEREST  

Councillor R Elvidge 8c RWE Dogger Bank South (Personal)

Councillor A.Woodall 8b Planning (Personal)

Councillor S.Turner 11 Village Hall (Prejudicial)

37/23  MINUTES

RESOLVED:   Minutes of the meeting held 1st February 2023, were then approved as a true & correct record.

38/23  VACANCY

Two applications received for one vacancy. RESOLVED – That the vacancy be deferred as the elections will take place within 2 months. Candidates can apply in the forthcoming elections to be held 4th May 2024.   7 (For) 1 (Abstained)

39/23  LOCAL POLICING TEAM

  • Police.uk –  displayed no recent update to the website.

Further emails to be sent to Humberside Police for clarification on recent crime stats reported              Action:  Clerk

40/23 – LITTLE WEIGHTON PLAYING FIELDS

Playing Fields. – Play Bark/Soil distributed. Regular monitoring of levels to take place.

Adult Exercise Equipment  – RESOLVED one piece removed due to Health & Safety Risk.

Changing Rooms –Confirm that the teams have tidied as requested. NOTED.

41/23 PLANNING  

  1. 22/04118/PLF – Erection of single storey extension to rear at 17 Potterdale Drive, Little Weighton          

https://newplanningaccess.eastriding.gov.uk/newplanningaccess/PLAN/22/04118/PLFR  RESOLVED – Recommend that this application is approved.

  • 23/00305/PLF – Erection of single storey extension with solar panels above to front and erection of extension for porch, car port and caravan port to rear at the Old Rectory, Rowley Road, Rowley
https://newplanningaccess.eastriding.gov.uk/newplanningaccess/PLAN/23/00305/PLF

      RESOLVED – Recommend that this application is approved       

  •                                                      Chair____
  • RWE Renewables

No feedback received from Bentley residents to request a further meeting with RWE – NOTED

  • Monitoring Items

Stoneledge –  No Issue

Ashcourt – Little Weighton Cutting – No issue.

42/23 COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Newsletter –  Articles received for inclusion in next newsletter.
  2. Coronation of King Charles IIIRESOLVED – The Clerk will apply for the Coronation Grant with ERYC. Commemorative gift for School Children to be ordered, Quotation presented for Bookmarks £217 Nett.   

43/23  ERNLLCA

  • Nalc Bulletins – Noted
  • Newsletter – Noted
LW Village HallTo approve;  Hall Charge increase for use at the Village Hall RESOLVED – The Parish Council will be charged £33.00 per session for use of the whole building.
LW Village HallTo receive Grant Application for Kings Coronation – RESOLVED – Costs/items requested to be included in the PC request for Grant Funding(42b above).  
ERYCTo receive guidance on Parish Council Elections 4th May 2023 –  circulated NOTED.
ERYCTo note Neighbourhood, Watch Annual Networking Event for Co-ordinators will be held 24th Jue 2023 9.00-13.30  – NOTED

44/23  CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED

45/23 FINANCE  & GOVERNANCE

  1. To Note Income received & approve Payments presented – The Following payments were presented.
101832HMRCPAYE/NI Contributions£ 202.93£          –£ 202.93
101833R J BensonLilac Grove£ 152.50£          –£ 152.50
101834Northfield Wildlife ServicesPest Control (Pond)£ 100.00£          –£ 100.00
101835LW Village HallHall Hire (February 2023)£   30.00£          –£   30.00
101836ER Pension FundContributions£ 224.87£          –£ 224.87
101837Npower (Unmetered Supply)Christmas Lights Electricity£   12.83£      0.64£   13.47
101838C.Wilson & SonHedge Cutting Playing Field£ 126.00£          –£ 126.00
101839ClerkOffice Expense, Post, Travel & Reimbursements£ 140.34£   23.44£ 163.78
101840HMRCPAYE/NI Contributions£ 203.42  £        –         £203.42
101841Insignia Uk LimitedCommemorative Gift£217.00  £43.40£260.40
S/O 28.02.2023 SalaryStanding Order£ 738.68£          –738.68
      

      Petty Cash – £6.08 (Guttering Bracket) Playing Fields – Cllr Turner

  1. To approve Payments – RESOLVED That the payments presented are approved.
  2. Budget Monitoring  1.4.23 to 3.2.23 (Statement Date) – APPROVED
  3. S137 Limit (4)(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 for 2023/24 is £9.93 NOTED
  4. To approve Standing Order amendment (Procurement Thresholds) – RESOLVED That the Standing Orders are amended and signed.

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46/23  WARD COUNCILLORS REPORT

Councillor Meredith reported on the ERYC’s Pothole fund.

High Hunsley Crossroads – ‘potential’ Rough Sleeper (Tent)

Westerby Lane/Cumberdale Hill  – No funds to invest in changing the road/junction layout. Discussion took place, the clerk agreed to send photos of junction on the Newbald/Beverley Road which should be a considered option for Westoby Lane/White Gap.                                                              

47/23 HIGHWAYS

Streetlight on Main Street Bentley will not switch off.  Clerk to report to ERYC Lamp Lighters.

Potholes in Bentley Village to be reported.

48/23  GROUNDS MAINTENANCE

  • Pest Control – No catches in the past month, bait in the traps and holes filled in on previous visit have not been reopened. RESOLVED – That visits twice a month to take place wef March 2023 and reviewed monthly.
  • Strimming around the Pond & Playing Fields will commence April 2023 by Handyman. RESOLVED (Maximum of 30 Hrs per month)

49/23  MATTERS FOR INCLUSION ON THE NEXT AGENDA  – no request

There being no further business the Chairman Closed the Meeting at 8.42 pm.

  Signature:    Dated:    

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