STUTTON CUM HAZLEWOOD PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Meeting of Stutton cum Hazlewood Parish Council held on 13 February 2020 at 19:30 in the Stutton Village Hall.
Clerk: Mrs G Kitchen.
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Meetings are open to the press and public except for any item labelled as Part 2 under the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960.
Press and public may not speak when the council is in session.
Present: Cllr D Birchall (Chairman), Cllr P Spurrier (Vice-Chairman) Cllr C Heard, Cllr K Grayson
Clerk/RFO: Mrs G Kitchen
No members of the public were present.
The Chairman welcomed councillors to the meeting and noted that Cllr Wrigglesworth has resigned from the Parish Council due to work pressures. The council wished to express their thanks for all his hard work for the Council and the parish.
200202. Declarations of interest
To receive and record any declarations of personal, prejudicial and disclosable pecuniary interests. Councillors with any prejudicial interests must leave the room for the relevant item(s). None declared.
200203. Public Forum
To receive comments on agenda items and matters of community interest from electors present. For information only; clerk to note comments; no discussion between councillors and electors –
No public present but Cllr Spurrier passed on the concerns from a MOP regarding a letter concerning CCTV coverage. This had not been received by the MOP. The clerk confirmed that the letter had been sent on 19/12/19 and will resend via recorded delivery.
To receive councillors’ apologies and reasons for absence. Apologies were received from Cllr Mackay.
200205. Minutes of previous meeting
Councillors discussed and resolved to accept the 13 January minutes as an accurate record of the meetings. Chairman signed the minutes as accepted.
200206. To receive reports from
- Chairman – activities since the previous meeting – see later agenda items.
- NY County Councillor – not present.
- SD Councillor – not present.
- Any other representatives – Police, CEF etc. – none present but the clerk to request crime figures from the police and invite attendance at the April meeting.
- Progress reports – to give updates on on-going projects – see action points below.
200207. RFO’s Report on current balances and payments
a) Current balances (to be dealt with at the meeting) as at 27/01/2020 –
Current account £10,877.15
Investment account £11,262.60
CIL balance £325.60.
b) Payments made since last meeting –
c) Payments to be made at this meeting
ci) G. Kitchen February Salary £193.57 cheque no.000934
cii) G. Kitchen reimbursement for printer ink £12.48 cheque no.000935.
d) Any other invoices received since agenda preparation
e) Council resolved to accept report and payments; chairman initialed bank sheets and invoices.
Applications received: Council to discuss and resolve comments on any applications received –
2020/0110/HPA Proposed erection of a single storey extension to the side elevation creating an enlarged kitchen at Sunset View, Brant Lane Stutton.
Council resolved to make no observations subject to compliance with the Village Design Statement.
2020/120/MAN2 17 Weedling Gate.Non material amendment of 2019/0342/HPA Placement of wrought iron gates and erection of sandstone wall to a lower height than the current hedge.
The Council wished to observe that the gates erected are materially different in design and construction from the original plans permitted by SDC, and strongly reiterated its concerns regarding the positioning of the gates, stressing the potential dangers of a vehicle arriving at the property with the gates closed forcing the driver to stop on a blind corner close to a road junction.
Any updates on London Road Quarry. The application is now expected to be considered by the North Yorkshire Planning Committee on 31 March 2020.
2019/1189/CPP Lawful Development Certificate for single storey rear extension and small alterations to side forming downstairs toilet at 9 Weedling Gate, Stutton – Permitted.
2019/1200/HPA application for new aerial – Permitted.
Request for electronic applications update – the council resolved to request electronic applications for a trial period and then review the situation.
200209. Update on action points from last meeting
- underpass – nothing further to report.
- grit bins – councillors to check the positioning of the bins and to see if there is sufficient supply.
- 20MPH – ongoing.
- Website (accessiblity regulations) – the council resolved to assess other websites and report back at the next meeting.
- Village Design Statement review – completed subject to final drafting.
- telephone box – ongoing.
- Parish notice board – ongoing.
- bus services – ongoing and awaiting service review in April.
- Brant Lane repairs – ongoing.
200210. Correspondence received.
emails circulated to councillors.
200211. Action taken since the last meeting under the clerk’s delegated powers
See action points listed above.
200212. Village Hall
Report: From Cllr Heard re village Hall matters –
A new Chairman has been elected. New curtains have been donated and installed. A new kitchen has been donated and is awaiting installation.
200213. Councillors’ Forum
a} To take any urgent points of community interest and/or concern from councillors. No decisions may be taken at this meeting on any items raised here. Clerk to make notes for future reference.
b) Items for the next agenda. To take any points from councillors for inclusion on the next agenda.
200214. Further comments from the public
To receive any further comments on the meeting from electors present –
200215. Date, time and place of next meeting
The next meeting will take place on Thursday 12 March 7.30 pm in the Village Hall.
200216. Closure of Part 1 of the council meeting
The meeting closed at 20.31.
Members of the public and press are excluded from this part of the meeting.
200217. Parish Councillor vacancy
The clerk has not received any expressions of interest. The council resolved to make informal contact with local residents.
Signed. Gill Kitchen clerk to Stutton cum Hazlewood Parish Council 20/02/2020