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Skeffling Parish Council



For meeting to be held on 1st August 2006


 1.   Minutes of meetings held on 4th July 2006

 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.   Potential Planning Application for Village Hall heating project.

 5.   Planning Application - Mr. J. Houghton, 7 West View, Chapel Lane, Skeffling.

 6.   Correspondence

 7.   Public Speaking


Skeffling Parish Council



Minutes of Meeting held on 1st August 2006


Those present:  Cllr. M. Turnbull, Chairman

Cllr. P. Payne, Vice-Chairman

Cllr. S. Rollinson

Cllr. R. Newsam

Cllr. L. Payne

Cllr. J. Sizer

Cllr. J. F. Robinson


Members of the public:  4


Minutes of meeting held on 4th July 2006


The minutes were accepted as an accurate account.

Proposed:   Cllr. J. Sizer

Seconded:  Cllr. L. Payne

Vote: carried unanimously


Public Speaking

It was agreed that Public Speaking be brought forward as some members of the public wished to speak on the Planning Permission applied for by Mr. J. Houghton of 7 West View, Chapel Lane, Skeffling, to erect a wind turbine at the property. Mr. Atkinson was concerned that this would stop his family's hobby of pigeon racing.  They have been doing this for 20 years, and have already encountered difficulties because of the aerial wires already placed along the adjoining fence. This is a danger to the pigeons, and the erection of a wind turbine would make it impossible for the family to pursue their hobby.

Mr. Douglas said he would like more information on the siting and construction of the wind turbine.  The plans did not show adequate specifications, or how deep the construction would go.  Neither did it give any indication of which company would be erecting this, how noisy it would be, or who would be responsible for future maintenance.

Cllr. M. Turnbull said that if the Council did not feel able to pass the plans on the information supplied, any objections could be put in writing and a request for more detailed plans and specifications made.  It was agreed that Cllr. M. Turnbull contact the Planning Office to ask for more information and proper specifications.  Until such information was received there was no point in going any further with this application.  Consequently the item on the Agenda was not discussed, and deferred to a later date when further information had been received.


Matters Arising

Major Acre

The land has now been surveyed.  Those present were the Surveyor, Mr. Major and members of the Council.  The stakes are in and the area marked out to the satisfaction  of  all  parties. Fence  posts  will  now  be  put along the boundary.

Mr. Major has asked to be there when this takes place.  The issue of access across council land is to be deferred until proper legal advice has been sought.


Area Forum

All ballot papers have been received by Councillors and returned.


Humber and Wolds Rural Development

A meeting between Graham Betts, Cllr. M. Turnbull, Cllr. Lynda Payne, Cllr. Peter Payne and Mrs. S. Turnbull regarding the Village Hall was held as arranged.  After an inspection of the Village Hall, Graham Betts is to forward a report to Cllr. L. Payne with his recommendations and advice on legal aspects. Criggy Haas and Graham Betts inspected the Village Hall thoroughly with a view to updating and improving all facilities, including disabled facilities.  The report will be produced as though cost was no problem.  It is then up to us to prioritise what needs doing and what can be afforded. Cllr. Turnbull proposed we move ahead with both items and deal with Graham Bell and Criggy Haas.

Seconded:  Cllr. S. Rollinson

Vote:  carried unanimously


Declaration of Interest

There were no declarations of interest.



Cllr. P. Payne and Cllr. J. Sizer are to represent us at the meeting on 8th August at 7.30pm at Alexandra Hall, Hedon.


The meeting closed at 8.05 p.m.


Date of next meeting:   3rd October 2006