Scarcroft Village Leeds
Scarcroft Village Leeds

SCARCROFT PARISH COUNCIL

Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Council held on Monday 15TH May 2017

at the Village Hall, Scarcroft at 7.00pm

PRESENT:       Councillors: B Murray (Chair), R Angus, A Marshall, J Wright, E Goodall, P Campbell,

                                                P Swain,  

 IN ATTENDANCE:      G P Carter (Clerk)

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ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN FOR 2017/18 and ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE

Cllr Murray was elected unopposed, and signed the declaration of acceptance of office

Action

 

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ELECTION OF VICE CHAIRMAN FOR 2017/18 and ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE

Cllr Swain was elected unopposed, and signed the declaration of acceptance of office.

 

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PUBLIC REPRESENTATIONS

None made

 

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APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Apologies were received from Cllrs P Thompson and R Middleton.

 

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST AND CONSIDERATION OF DISPENSATIONS

Cllr Wright declared an interest in  item 8c, and took no part in discussion

 

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POLICE

A written report was received. There had been 3 reported crimes in April, 1 x domestic burglary and 2 x criminal damage to vehicles.

 

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TO CONSIDER APPROVAL of MINUTES of the MEETING held on Monday 24th April 2017 at 7.00pm

Minutes approved and signed as a true record by the Chairman

 

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PLANNING

  1. 17/02619/FU/NE – 33 Bracken Park -  The PC questioned to what extent this application contravened the UDP policy BD6
  2. 17/02696/FU/NE – 22 Bracken Park – No comments
  3. 17/01669/FU/NE – revised plans 20 Thorner Lane – Previous comments still hold

 

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ORGANISATIONAL MATTERS

  1. Resolved to approve the draft Neighbourhood Development Plan to go to 1st formal consultation.
  2. Resolved to appoint Cllr Marshall and Cllr Murray as voting representatives to YLCA.
  3. Resolved to adopt amended Communication and Complaints Policy

 

 

Clerk/DG/MD

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FINANCE 

  1. Resolved to pay accounts presented

G P CarterSalary Clerk May£485.35

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A ThomasInternal audit fees£58.95

Came & CoInsurance fees£1718.77

M H ThewlisPayroll fees Jan- Mar 2017£30.00

G P CarterRefreshments APM£37.91

  1. Receipts noted
  2. Balances noted
  3. Internal audit report was received, no actions required

 

 

  

 

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DEVELOPMENT GROUP

  1. Playground- awaiting gabions to shore up the banking, which should arrive 17.5.17. Timber ramp removed and stone surfaced ramp to be installed. It is expected that seeding will take place by the end of May. Cllr Murray had spoken to the police about the complaint about damage to the adjoining fence.

 

 

 

 

 

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VILLAGE MATTERS

  1. Collingham Beck natural flood management project -It was agreed to support the application in principle.

 

 

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NEXT MEETING 19.6.17 at 8.00pm

There being no further business, the meeting closed at 7.45pm.

 

 

 

………………………………………………………………………….   Chair

                                                      …………………………..   Date