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Skeffling Parish Council



For meeting to be held on 5th April 2005


 1.   Minutes of meetings held on 1st March 2005

 2.   Matters arising

 3.   Declaration of Interest  -  The Parish Councils (Model Code of Conduct) order 2001.  To record any declarations of interest by any Member in respect of items on this agenda.

 4.   Proceeds of the sale of Parish Land - How best to use the money for the permanent benefit of the village.

 5.   Play Area

 6.   Insurance

 7.   Adoption of Standing Orders

 8.   Correspondence

 9.   Public Speaking


Skeffling Parish Council



Minutes of Meeting held on 5th April 2005


Those present:  Cllr. P. Payne

Cllr. L. Payne

Cllr. R. Newsam

Cllr. S. Rollinson

Cllr. J. Sizer


Apologies:         Cllr. M. Turnbull, Cllr. J. F. Robinson


Members of the public:  2


In   the   absence   of  the  Chairman  and  the  Vice-Chairman,  Cllr. S. Rollinson  proposed  that

Cllr. R. Newsam take the Chair for the meeting.

Seconded:  Cllr. P. Payne

Vote:  carried unanimously


Minutes of meeting held on 1st March 2005


The minutes were accepted as an accurate account.

Proposed:   Cllr. P. Payne

Seconded:  Cllr. S. Rollinson

Vote: carried unanimously


Matters Arising


The Clerk was instructed to ring Steve Roberts again to find out when the village inspection will take place.  It was agreed that councillors do their own inspection on Tuesday, 26 April at 6pm. The route will be from Laurel Farm to Out Newton Road.


Yorkshire Water

Cllr. P. Payne bought the hedging and the work was carried out on the 19th March.  A cheque for £53.46p. was raised to reimburse Cllr. Payne for the cost of the hedging.

Proposed:   Cllr. S. Rollinson

Seconded:  Cllr. J. Sizer

Vote:  carried unanimously


It was proposed that an Invoice be sent to Yorkshire Water for the cost of the hedging and materials, including labour charges.  This is as follows: Hedging - £53.46p.  Top soil - £35.00. Machine hire - £50.00.  Labour: 2 men x 5 hours each - £100.00.  Total cost incurred: £238.46p.

Proposed:   Cllr. R. Newsam

Seconded:  Cllr. J. Sizer

Vote:  carried unanimously


Declaration of Interest

There were no declarations of interest.


Agenda Items

Cllr. R. Newsam proposed that in the absence of the Chairman and the Vice Chairman, Items 4, 5 and 7 be deferred to the next meeting.

Seconded:  Cllr. P. Payne

Vote:  carried unanimously



Zurich Municipal have now quoted for insuring the Village Hall.  The annual premium is £345.01p. It was agreed that this be accepted, and a cheque was raised for this sum.

Proposed:   Cllr. R. Newsam

Seconded:  Cllr. P. Payne

Vote:  carried unanimously



A cheque in the sum of £66.26p. has been received for paper and glass recycling from June to December 2004.


The meeting closed at 8.10 p.m.


Date of next meeting:   3rd May 2005