A VIRTUAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD

online via Zoom as permitted in The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”) due to the COVID19 (Coronavirus crisis)

THURSDAY 1ST APRIL  2021

48/21 PRESENT:  A.Woodall (Chair), P.Smith (Vice Chair),  K.Brown, S.Turner, R.Elvidge, J.Richardson, Ward Councillors; Cllr Meredith

49/21  APOLOGIES:   Cllrs Mrs E.Hunter. Cllr Mrs Smith, Cllr T.Gill.

50/21  OPEN FORUM  –  No Members of the Parish present.

51/21  DECLARATION OF INTEREST   –  None.

52/21  MINUTES

RESOLVED:   Minutes of the meeting held 4th March 2021, were then approved as a true & correct record.

53/21 LOCAL POLICING TEAM

To receive Mar 21 – Ebulletin OPCC (Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner).    –  Noted.

54/21 – LITTLE WEIGHTON PLAYING FIELDS

With the Government Roadmap now in place to ease restrictions, the Playing Field Gate will open from 29th March 2021.

Additional  bark has been placed around the play equipment and the Football Dugouts have now been removed.  

It was agreed to put up signage displaying ‘Do Not Climb’ on the Small Container following reports of children climbing onto the roof.

Fencing around the Dog Walk Area had been reported as broken and rotten in places.  Upon Further inspection the wooden stakes are rotten and requires replacing.

Quotations to be sought for next Parish Council Meeting

55/21 PLANNING

7.1   21/00624/PLF – Erection of single storey extension to the side and rear of 8 Station View, Little Weighton.

RESOLVED – That this application is recommended for Approval with Material Considerations:  To match existing.

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7.2 Croft Park –  Meeting with Stephen Hunt, to be held via Zoom on Monday 19th April 2021 at 2.00pm

7.3 Empowering our Community Housing Builds.  

No further comments/questions raised.

56/21 COMMUNICATIONS

Newsletter – The Beacon has been produced and ready for distribution prior to the Easter Weekend.    

Website Update – Cllr Smith reported that he is looking at creating a replacement site.

57/21  ERNLLCA

Nalc Chief Executive Bulletin’s received – NOTED.

Newsletter received – NOTED.

58/21  CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED

LW Village HallMinutes of the Meeting held 09.03.21 had been circulated.  NOTED-   Venues to be looked at for future Parish Council Meetings.  
ERYCCovid Business Support Update – NOTED. Devolution Proposal – NOTED Letter from Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government relating to Remote Meetings.    Discussion took place – The Government are asking for feedback regarding remote meetings. 

59/21 FINANCE 

  1. To Approve Payments presented – The Following payments were presented to the Council. 
Cheque NoPayable ToDescriptionNettVATTotal 
101657Wold TreesInvoice SI 1567  Tree Maintenance £        2,850.00 £       570.00 £        3,420.00
  Invoice SI 1566 – Tree Maintenance £            675.00 £       135.00 £            810.00
101658CLERKPost, Travel & Zoom £              52.78 £            1.05 £              53.83
101659Get ExtraInvoice 2517  – Newsletter £            250.00 £          50.00 £            300.00
101660HMRC4th Qtr £            176.37 £                 –   £            176.37
101661East Riding Pension Fund  £            205.21 £                 –   £            205.21
 
S/O (28th Feb)Clerks SalarySalary £            670.41 £                 –   £            670.41

RESOLVED – That the payments presented are approved.

  •  Little Weighton Grant Award – Bowls Club – Following Discussion it was agreed that the Council would award a maximum of £260.00 towards a Scarifier.   RESOLVED – Grant award of £260.00

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60/21  WARD COUNCILLORS REPORT

Councillor Meredith advised:

Resident Telecom regarding Playing Field Park Gates –  (Discussed earlier).        

Meeting re Croft Park 19.04.2021 – discussed tree conditions that were applied in 2006, 5 years protections  from 2011 could remove with out recourse.

Flytipping – East Of Riplingham towards Walkington reported, also Risby Lane which is a regular dumping ground for tipped waste.

‘Scam Awareness’ – Cllr Meredith will forward to the Clerk details of recent scams

Village Walkabouts – ‘Streetscene’ – 2022 planned for Little Weighton

61/21  HIGHWAYS

In Councillor Gills absence the clerk updated the Council regarding the Chalk Path on Rowley Road.     Stoneledge have pledged to provide the Chalk, and this information has been passed to Steven Murray (East Riding Highways Engineer).  Now awaiting further information from Highways.

62/21 GROUNDS MAINTENANCE

a)Village Planters/Entry Signs  – Article in the Beacon has now been placed to see if any local artists wished to sketch a design for the Parish.

63/21 MATTERS FOR INCLUSION ON THE NEXT AGENDA

*      Empowering our Community – Re Housing Builds

*      Village Planters

There being no further business the Chairman Closed the Meeting at 8.35 pm.

    Signature:      Dated: