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Skeffling Parish Council

Agenda

 

For meeting to be held on 12th May 2003

 

 1.   Re-Instatement of Officers - Acceptance Forms

 2.   Election of Chairman

 3.   Election of Vice Chairman

 4.   Minutes of meetings held on 16th April 2003

 5.   Matters arising

 6.   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.

 7.   Finances

 8.   Village Hall

 9.   Any Other Business

 

Skeffling Parish Council

Minutes

 

Minutes of Meeting held on 12th May 2003

 

Those present:  Cllr. M. Turnbull Chairman

Cllr. M. Hall Vice-Chairman

Cllr. R. Newsam

Cllr. J. F. Robinson

Cllr. P. Payne

Cllr. S. Rollinson

Cllr. J. Sizer

 

Members of the Public:  1

 

Prior to the meeting all councillors signed the Declaration of Acceptance.

 

Election of Chairman

Cllr. J. F. Robinson proposed that Cllr. M. Turnbull continue as Chairman.

Seconded:  Cllr. S. Rollinson

Vote:  Carried unanimously

 

Election of Vice-Chairman

Cllr. J. F. Robinson proposed that Cllr. M. Hall continue as Vice-Chairman.

Seconded Cllr. S. Rollinson

Vote:  Carried unanimously

 

Minutes of meeting held on 16th April 2003

 

The minutes of the meeting were agreed as being an accurate account.

Proposed:   Cllr. M. Hall

Seconded:  Cllr. S. Rollinson

Vote: Carried unanimously

 

Matters Arising

Yorkshire Water

Cllrs. J. F. Robinson and M. Turnbull met with Yorkshire Water on 12th May. Yorkshire Water wanted to start moving equipment onto the site at the end of the week, although no cheque has been received as per the agreement.  It was agreed that Council would remove the stipulation of two weeks notice providing the cheque has been received.  It was proposed by Cllr. M. Turnbull that: "…Yorkshire Water should not commence work until this cheque, as agreed, is paid into the Council's account".

Seconded:  Cllr. J. F. Robinson

Vote:  Carried unanimously

 

Finances

The ERNLLCA Subscription has been increased to £80.62.  It was agreed to renew the subscription.  A cheque was issued in the sum of £80.62.

Proposed:   Cllr. M. Turnbull

Seconded:  Cllr. M. Hall

Vote:  Carried unanimously

 

It was agreed that a cheque be issued to Mrs. Beadle in the sum of £100 being the agreed contribution to the Newsletter costs.

Proposed:   Cllr. M. Hall

Seconded:  Cllr. M. Turnbull

Vote:  Carried unanimously

 

It was agreed to pay the clerk £120 to cover work for the year.  A cheque was issued for this sum.

Proposed:   Cllr. M. Hall

Seconded:  Cllr. S. Rollinson

Vote:  Carried unanimously

 

A cheque was issued to Skeffling Village Hall in the sum of £250 being the agreed contribution towards maintenance and repairs.

Proposed:   Cllr. M. Hall

Seconded:  Cllr. S. Rollinson

Vote:  Carried unanimously

 

Village Hall

At the joint meeting between the Council and Village Hall committee it was agreed that 13 windows be replaced with UPVC double-glazed windows.  The total cost of cladding the building and replacing all the windows will be approximately £3,000.

 

Cllr. R. Newsam has arranged to meet with an independent surveyor, Colin Lount, to ascertain whether the Village Hall is worth spending money on.  Upon receipt of the surveyors report another joint meeting will be called to discuss further action.

 

Any Other Business

Cllr. J. F. Robinson presented a framed copy of the Manorial Deed to the Council. This will be kept by  the  Chairman  and  displayed  at  AGMs  and  other  relevant  events.   It  was  agreed that

Cllr. J. F. Robinson be the Custodian of the original Manorial Deed, which will remain in his possession.

Proposed:   Cllr. M. Hall

Seconded:  Cllr. R. Newsam

Vote:  Carried unanimously

 

Cllr. M. Turnbull proposed that:  "…Cllr. P. Payne be reimbursed in the sum of £180 being the purchase price of the Manorial Deed".

Seconded:  Cllr. S. Rollinson

Vote:  Carried unanimously

 

It was agreed that the monthly Council meeting be changed back to the first Tuesday of each month.  It was also agreed that the AGM be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 3rd June.  This will be followed by the monthly Council meeting.

 

The meeting closed at  8.45 p.m.

 

Date of next meeting:     9th June 2003

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