OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD ON

WEDNESDAY 8TH JUNE 2022

IN THE VILLAGE HALL, OLD VILLAGE ROAD, LITTLE WEIGHTON

89/22  PRESENT:  A.Woodall (Chair),P.Smith (Vice Chair), K.Brown, S.Turner, R.Elvidge, L.Fawcett, E.Hunter, J.Richardson &  Ward Councillors; Cllr Meredith & Cllr T.Gill.

90/22  APOLOGIES:   Cllrs N.Armstrong, A.Raymond,  Mrs P. Smith. (Dale Ward).

91/22  OPEN FORUM  –  One Member of the Parish present.

92/22  DECLARATION OF INTEREST   –  Cllr Turner declared a Pecuniary Interest in Agenda Item 8.2  (Planning – 22/01374/PLF) & Finance (Payments)

93/22  MINUTES

RESOLVED:   Minutes of the meeting held 4TH May 2022, were then approved as a true & correct record.

94/22 PARISH COUNCIL VACANCY

Resolved:  That David Webster be co-opted as a Councillor of Rowley Parish Council. Cllr Webster duly signed the Acceptance of Office and was welcomed to the Council

95/22  LOCAL POLICING TEAM

To receive May 22 – monthly update newsletter for Hessle, South Hunsley & Dale Wards    –  Noted.

96/22 – LITTLE WEIGHTON PLAYING FIELDS

Play Equipment –  Discussion took place regarding new play equipment ideas Cllr Turner had suggested. Costings to be bought to the next Parish Council Meeting.

97/22 PLANNING

a)22/01302/CME  –  (Neighbouring Parish Council Consultation – Welton PC)  

Erection of 3 wind turbines (99.5m high to tip, 69m high to hub), installation of transformer kiosks, substation, underground cabling and construction of access tracks, crane pads and associated ancillary works at Omya UK Limited Melton Bottom Melton East Riding of Yorkshire HU14 3HU – Applicant Omya UK Limited    

RESOLVED – This application will not affect the Parish, however, should building works affect the Public Right of Way, we would ask that the Footpath is re-routed until works are completed, rather than closed.

b)22/01546/STPLF – (Neighbouring Parish Council Consultation – Woodmansey PC)

Erection of a building for vertical farming, four storey office buildings, four buildings each consisting of two start up units, one energy network building, creation of attenuation pond incorporating wildlife/nature park with associated access, internal road, parking areas and infrastructure at Land South of Woodmansey Village Hall, Long Lane, Woodmansey. For Key Growing Limited.

RESOLVED – That this application will not affect the Parish and have no comments to make.

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c)22/01809/PLF Erection of single storey extension to rear following removal of

porch at 44 Potterdale Drive, Little Weighton.

RESOLVED – That this application is recommended for approval.

d)  Notification of Planning to be considered by Western Area Planning Sub Committee on 14th June 2022. 22/01374/PLF – Land North of Sunnybank, 27 Old Village Road, Little Weighton HU20 3US  – Site Visit to be held 14th June 2022 10.00 am, Committee Meeting 2pm  – NOTED

DECISIONS

22/00646/PLF – Erection of single storey extension to rear of 4 Potterdale Drive, Little Weighton HU20 3UH  – GRANTED.

C. PLANNING ENFORCEMENT   

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

D. Monitoring Items

  • Stoneledge  –  no Issue                   
  • LW Cutting –  no Issue

97/22 COMMUNICATIONS

Newsletter –  The next edition will be produced July 22.

Website Update – Cllr Smith & Clerk to review prior to site going live.

98/22 QUEENS JUBILEE

The Beacon Lighting was very well attended by residents of the Parish and neighbouring Villages. The Lighting was streamed ‘live’ to the Black Horse.

The Trooping of the Colour was shown on the Village Hall TV and was a well-attended event along with the Gala at the Playing Fields.

The Bowls Club was open for members of the public to try their skills. Croft Park events were well attended with one evening sold out. The Tractor run was well attended despite the weather.

The Children at the School were presented with a Jubilee Coin by Cllr Woodall & Cllr Smith which were well received by the School and Families.

99/22  ERNLLCA

Newsletter & Bulletins received and noted.

100/22  CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED

ERYCAnnual Town & Parish Council Liaison Meetings to be held 15th & 22nd June 22) Code of Conduct Training Via Zoom – 22nd June 2022. 7.00pm. Recommended to New Councillors to join the Training. Clerk will also attend
SSE RenewablesDogger Bank News – Noted
Newbald PCLetter to ERYC will be replaced with bullet points initially of comments councils had proposed. Further information will be provided by Newbald Clerk.
Resident ConcernSafety concern Bench on  (Lilac Grove)  – Councillors had viewed the bench with the ERYC Officers at the Street scene Walkabout and agreed for this to be removed. A replacement Bench will be sought of recyclable materials.


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101/22  FINANCE  & GOVERNANCE

  1. To Note Income received & approve Payments presented – The Following payments were presented.
101761A JohnsonInternal Audit£    310.00£          –£ 310.00
101762S TurnerFlogas – Reimbursement£       57.19£      7.68£   64.87
101763EON NextElectricity£    134.92£      6.75£ 141.67
101764BHIB InsuranceInsurance Policy – 2022/23£    793.17£   95.18£ 888.35
101765Clerks  Post, Travel, Microsoft (Annual), Zoom,  & Reimbursement£    157.87£   24.54£ 182.41
101766R J BensonMay Maintenance£    234.50£          –£ 234.50
101767LW Village HallParish Council Meeting (May)£       30.00£          –£   30.00
101768East Riding Pension FundPension Contributions£    208.76£          –£ 208.76
101769ER SuppliesCopier Paper/Lever Arch File£       50.46£   10.09£   60.55
101770HMRCPAYE/NI Contributions£    190.51£          –£ 190.51
101771ERYCRent – Playing Fields£    491.00£          –£ 491.00
SalaryStanding Order£    682.66£          –£682.66

Councillor Richardson recommended that the Zoom monthly fee be reviewed in 6 months’ time. – Agreed.

Income :  ERYC Grant Award – £500.00

Petty Cash Expenditure

Key Cut£5.00
 Refuse Sacks£8.00

RESOLVED – That the payments presented are approved.

  • Internal Auditors Report for the Financial Year ended 31.03.2022– APPROVED.
  • Year End Accounts to 31.3.22 – The Accounting Statement & Governance Statement were presented to Council and APPROVED. The Chair and Clerk to sign.
  • Exercise of Public Rights – RESOLVED The dates of the period for the exercise of public rights were approved to commence on Monday 13 June 2022 and ending on Friday 22 July 2022 as suggested by the External Auditor.
  • Insurance – New Policy Commenced 31.5.22 with BHIB Insurance. This is a 3 Yr. Agreement.
  • Utilities  – Agreed to review costs of Utilities at the Playing Fields and recharge costs over past years to the Bowls Club.

102/22  WARD COUNCILLORS REPORT

Councillor Gill reported on the recent Street scene Walkabout.

Councillor Meredith reported on Rowley Road highway works due to commence 8th August 2022.

103/22 HIGHWAYS

Councillor Elvidge reported that ERYC have attended and filled the Potholes on Main Street, however the works are extremely poor. Clerk will report issue further to Highways Officer.

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104/22  GROUNDS MAINTENANCE

Street scene – A schedule of works following the Street scene Walkabout has now been received and circulated to all Councillors.

Lilac Grove – Cost received from Handyman for Lilac Grove posts (x2) to be replaced with protective sleeve. RESOLVED – That works commence.

Playing Fields:   Strimming & Tidying of Hedges and undergrowth. RESOLVED – That the handyman carries out this work.

Rotten bridge to side of Railway Bridge on Rowley Road – Safety concern. RESOLVED – That the clerk will contact the owner to repair.

105/22  MATTERS FOR INCLUSION ON THE NEXT AGENDA

  • Play Equipment
  • Bowls Club Utilities
  • Recyclable Seats

There being no further business the Chairman Closed the Meeting at 9.00 pm.

    Signature:      Dated:    

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