Thursday 31 May 2018



22nd MAY 2018

1.         Election of Chairman
Cllr Andy Dorman proposed Cllr David Banks.  This was seconded by both Cllrs Simon Lealman and Richard Kershaw.  David Banks accepted and was therefore duly elected as Chairman.

2.         Welcome, Councillors present & Apologies
David Banks (Chairman) welcomed Cllrs. Andy Dorman, Richard Kershaw and Simon Lealman and Clerk, Jem Charles.  He also welcomed two members of the public. 

3.         Approval of Minutes
Minutes of the March meeting were approved and signed as being a true record.

4.         Matters Arising
a)   30 mph speed limit
David reported that he still had yet to hear from NYCC Highways.  David will write again.
b)  Ineos seismic survey
Council confirmed that, as a consequence of the findings from the community consultation, it should oppose proposals for seismic surveying and possible fracking.  Jem will:
                           i.          Make the summary of responses available on the village website
                          ii.          Inform RDC and NYCC
                        iii.          Identify a forum in which the experience of collecting the views of the community can be shared with other parishes
c)  Frequency of Council meetings
Jem reported that the minimum permissible number of meetings is 4; the annual meeting which must be held in May and 4 others.  HAPC will continue to meet 6 times per annum.

5.         New Matters
            a)   NYCC Highways workshop
A workshop introducing the new Parish Portal is to be held.  Jem will attend and report.
            b)   Vacancy for new Councillor
Jem reported that he had posted notices and that, should there be no requirement for an election, the process of co-option can start on June 5th.

6.         Planning
a) New House at Musley Bank
Awaiting determination.  Jem reported that RDC do not appear averse to the proposal but require further refinement.
b) Detached outbuilding at 2 Club Cottage
A revised scheme has been proposed which the PC supports.
c) New units at Malton Enterprise Park
Comment has been submitted raising no objection.

7.         Finance
a) 2017/18 Audit
                       i.          The Annual Governance Statement for 2017/18 was approved and duly signed.
                     ii.          The Accounting Statements for 2017/18 were approved and duly signed.
b)  Budget progress
No expenditure as at 30th April.  First instalment of precept (£1400) received.

8.         Any Other Business
a)  Footpath railing
The barrier along the stretch of footpath between the Hall and Grange Farm still has not been repaired.  Jem will chase NYCC Highways.

9.         Date of Next meetings
Tuesday 24th July 2018 and, provisionally, 11th of September 2018 at 7.30pm.

Jem Charles, Clerk to the Parish Council


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