Saturday 8 October 2022

Huttons Ambo Parish Council - Minutes of Meeting October 5th 2022



Wednesday, October 5th 2022 at 7:30pm


  1. Welcome, Councillors present, apologies for absence

    1. Andy Dorman, Simon Lealman, Emma Samuel & Philip Barraclough

    2. Anne Lealman PC Clerk

    3. Clare Messer, Jem & Rona Charles & Graham Milner

  1. Approval of Minutes of meeting of 20th July 2022 and Nomination of Vice Chair

    1. Vice Chair position Andy Dorman supported Emma Samuel self nomination.

    2. 2 year cycle as Chair and Vice Chair roles starting May 2023

    3. Received resignation from Janice Hanslow

  1. Matters arising:

  • White Lining at Low Hutton – white lining completed by Highways on 4/10/2022. Simon to email Highways to say thank you

  • Overnight Lorry Parking at Low Lane End – Councillors concerned this is becoming more the normal situation. During the night hours it’s not too much of an issue, but should it happen more frequently or during the day, this needs flagging as a potential issue to the villagers and traffic who use the Low Lane junction. Simon to email Highways informing them of our concerns.

  • A64 Dual Carriageway Consultation Hopgrove to Barton le Willow – Simon attended the consultation event and gave a brief update of his visit, nothing has been decided and no decision will be made in the near future. Consultation is now closed.

  • Rural Community Grant (funding for the information boards at both the High and Low village) – deadline is 21st November 2022 with decisions being made 9th February 2023. Simon to action with Clerk support. No formal quotes received, but printed maps approx. £150 each from Rymac. Jem and James to be contacted to look at costs for frames in both wood/stainless steel. Andy to look at sourcing specs for quotes for printing and frames etc to share with James and Jem.

  1. New Matters:

  • Fracking – After landowner were approached after requests regarding seismic survey taking place 2018. Jem Charles was involved at the time and confirmed the villagers being approached by the PC for their thoughts. This survey of the village was related to the seismic survey within the village boundary and not fracking. The Parish Council have not been approached or are aware of any proposed sites with the Huttons Ambo Parish at this time.

  • Recruitment to Parish Council – Clerk to put add on facebook and update the village notice boards inviting candidates to apply for the position. Dependent on the numbers applying will determine if the role can be filled by nomination or by election.

  • Daniel Pickering Autumn Work – Single strip of strimmer work along all kerb edges and overhanging long vegetation. Keep an eye on and cut back line of site at road junctions – Back Lane, High Lane End. Nothing to do over winter to look after the wildflower beds other than what he is doing currently. Rona and Jem will continue to plant and look after the wildflower beds over winter.

  • Precept at November 2022 meeting to be discussed.

  1. Planning:

    1. No planning applications have been received

  1. Finance:

    1. Update - All councilors to complete Barclays Mandate at the meeting, and verify documents via Barclays Verify or by visiting the branch in Malton

    2. Balance at 30/08/2022 is £4608.92

    3. Committed spend £608.31

    4. Balance as of now is £4000.61

  1. Any Other Business

  • Notice boards at Low Hutton/High Hutton needs to replace the glazing as the glass/window as it is now opaque rather that clear – Jem and Andy taking this forward

  • Grill for the Culvert by the river still to be taken forward – Andy and Graham Milner

  • Village Shop formally known at Herbies is closing on Christmas Eve 2022 forever.

  • The PC on behalf of the village would like to ‚Thank you to Anne & Simon & Laura, Emma & Hazel for keeping the shop opening for so long‘

  • Proceeds from Jubilee event to be held in the PC account circa £300. Andy Dorman to pay in the exact funds by Bank Transfer once the funds are checked. These funds are to be ring fenced to another full village event.

  1. Date of next Meeting

Wednesday 23rd November 2022 at 7:30pm

Anne Lealman- Clerk to the Parish Council

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