MINUTES OF AN ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD ON

MONDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2022

IN THE VILLAGE HALL, OLD VILLAGE ROAD, LITTLE WEIGHTON

121/22  PRESENT:  A.Woodall (Chair), P.Smith (Vice Chair), K.Brown, S.Turner, R.Elvidge, L.Fawcett, J.Richardson, D, Webster  &  Ward Councillors; Councillor Mrs P Smith & Councillor T.Gill.

122/22  APOLOGIES:   Councillors; Mrs E Hunter, Councillor A.Raymond, and Ward Councillor R.Meredith. Councillor T.Gill.

123/22  OPEN FORUM  –  3 member of the Parish present.

124/22  DECLARATION OF INTEREST   –  Councillor Turner declared a Personal Interest in Agenda Item 10  (Village Hall), Finance 11a (Pecuniary), Councillor Webster declared a personal interest in Agenda Item 10 (Bowls Club Member). Councillor A.Woodall (Finance (11a Payments – Pecuniary). Councillor Richardson declared Pecuniary interest  (Agenda item 13 and 7.4 Stoneledge).

125/22  MINUTES

RESOLVED:   Minutes of the meeting held 6th July 2022, were then approved as a true & correct record.

126/22  LOCAL POLICING TEAM

Per Police Co.uk  Reported for June, no reported crime for Rowley Parish area.

Councillor Woodall reported that three accidents at Riplingham Crossroads since July 2022.

127/22 – LITTLE WEIGHTON PLAYING FIELDS

Playing Fields. – Play Bark to be distributed Sunday 11th September 2022.

Play Equipment –  Councillor Turner presented the quotations received for the new equipment.

Discussion took place.

RESOLVED – Quotation received from Play dale was accepted. (Monkey Bars, Rocking Log, Log Walk). Works to be carried out in Spring 2023. Councillor Turner to liaise with Play dale

128/22 PLANNING  

22/02547/PLF Erection of feed shed following demolition of modular building, and erection of animal shelter at Smallholding, White Gap Road, Little Weighton.

RESOLVED – That this application is approved for animal food storage and animal shelter only.

22/02740/PLF – Construction of gable end roof and Juliet balcony with laminated glass balustrade and installation of double doors to front over existing garage to front, installation of sliding doors to front and blocking up of original entrance to side, construction of 3 stepped levels for parking, lawn and patio area with retaining wall, laminated glass balustrade and associated planting, installation of a below ground 3000 litre water harvesting tank and bunded gas storage tank at 27 Southwold, Little Weighton.

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RESOLVED – That this application is approved.

DECISIONS

22/01661/PLF – Erection of single storey extensions to side, rear and front and conversion of existing double garage to create additional living accommodation at Little Hunsley Cottage, The Avenue, High Hunsley. E. Yorkshire HU20 3UR  –  APPROVED

22/01032/STPLF Construction of 4 silage clamps with associated access following demolition of existing building at Land East of 4U Fresh Produce Limited, Unit 6 Plaxton Bridge Road, Woodmansey, E. Yorkshire HU17 0RT  –  APPROVED

C. PLANNING ENFORCEMENT   

22/00143/PLF – Unauthorised Residential Use, White Gap Road. Clerk updated the Council.

D. Monitoring Items

  • Stoneledge  –  Vehicles are running Riplingham Road travelling East at 6.40 am on a few occasions. Wagons should not be on the highway before 7.00 am.

Clerk to Report        

  • LW Cutting –  no Issue

129/22 COMMUNICATIONS

Newsletter –  The next edition will be October prior to Christmas 22.

Website Update – Councillor Smith & Clerk to review September 22.

Football Teams – Little Weighton FC, Little Weighton Veterans & CForce United will all be playing at Little Weighton this season 22/23.

Christmas Festivities – Friday 2nd December 2022.

130/22  ERNLLCA

Nalc Bulletins – Noted

Civility & Respect Newsletter & Bulletins – Noted.

Nalc Empowering Communities one-day hybrid event – Noted

ERNLLCA AGM – Thursday 22nd September 2022 7.00 pm Via Zoom.

131/22  CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED

Flytipping Humberside Fire/Rescue      ERYCReported 27.7.22 Cumberdale Hill Consultation Emailed 26.7.22 to all Councillors – No further Action. Planning Application 22/01661/PLF  (Delegated to Planning Committee)
Cottingham Parish CouncilRequest to attend meeting to discuss Biowise odours. (Thursday 15th September 2022 at 6.00pm, Cottingham Parish Council Office) – 2 Representatives. RESOLVED – Chairman and the Clerk will attend
Village Hall CommitteeVillage Hall Minutes of Meeting held 16 August 2022 – NOTED Concern raised by Committee over 999 Calls for the Defibrillator. RESOLVED – The Clerk will make further enquiries with ERNCLLA.
LW Bowls ClubDiscussion & review of RPC responsibility within the Bowls Club Constitution was discussed. Further clarification is required regarding Insurances, and the lease between the ERYC & RPC. Action:  Clerk 
ERYCRetirement of Matthew Buckley Director of Legal & Democratic Services (Monitoring Officer). Lisa Nicholson started work 8th August 2022 as Interim Director of Legal & Democratic Services  – NOTED

132/22  FINANCE  & GOVERNANCE

  1. Conclusion of Audit 2021/22

PKF Littlejohn External Audit – The Audit for 2021/22 has now been completed, there were No matters arising. Notice of Conclusion of Audit dated: 30th August.

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  • To Note Income received & approve Payments presented – The Following payments were presented.
Cheque NoPayable ToDescriptionNettVATTotal 
101777SolwayBench Lilac Grove £    383.00 £   76.60 £       459.60
101778ERYCPension Contributions £    208.76 £          –   £       208.76
101779ERYCID Badge £        4.30 £     0.86 £           5.16
101780Business StreamWater £      36.66 £          –   £         36.66
101781Get ExtraDesign & Print Newsletter £    169.95 £   33.99£       203.94
101782HMRCPAYE/NI Contributions £    183.52 £          –   £       183.52
101783Defib WarehouseDefib Pads £    109.00 £   21.80 £       130.80
101784MKMPlayground Bark £    269.79 £   53.96 £       323.75
101785PKFYear End Return £    200.00 £   40.00 £       240.00
101786Allan BinksWood (Rowley Road Fence) £      85.68 £   17.14 £       102.82
101787ClerkPost, travel, Zoom (Jul,Aug) , HP Ink £      68.72 £      7.26 £         75.98
101788SLCCMembership Renewal £    171.00 £          –   £       171.00
101789ER Pension FundPension Contributions £    208.76 £          –   £       208.76
101790RJ BensonJuly & August Grounds Maintenance £    169.50 £          –  £       169.50
S/O Salary  July 22 & Aug 22Standing Order £    682.66 £          –  682.66

RESOLVED – That the payments presented are approved.

133/22  WARD COUNCILLORS REPORT

Councillor Smith reported that she is the local representative for Hull and East Riding and trustee to the Prowdes charity.   

The fund is for the benefit of the founder’s kin and boys and young men between the ages of 9 and 25 who are resident in the North or East Ridings of Yorkshire or in the County of Somerset to assist with education by grant of Prowdes Exhibitions to candidates approved by the Trustees in their absolute discretion.

134/22 HIGHWAYS

Rowley Road Carriageway Improvement works have commenced. It was noted that there is no signage from South Cave side into Little Weighton which is causing Drivers to pull sharply into Rowley Cottage driveway and turn around. The Clerk will raise concern with ERYC Highways Officer & Contractors.

Briars to be cut around barriers/signage near to the Village Entrance.

Gypsy/Travellers – Recently set up camp at the end of Bentley Village. Enquiries to be made to ERYC to ask if anything can be done to stop them staying/parking there.

135/22  GROUNDS MAINTENANCE

Bench received from Solway and awaiting installation.

136/22  MATTERS FOR INCLUSION ON THE NEXT AGENDA

  • Christmas
  • Bowls Club
  • Defibrillator

There being no further business the Chairman Closed the Meeting at 8.47 pm.

  Signature:    Dated:    

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