Minutes of the Annual Yealand
Conyers Parish Council Meeting held on the 16th May 2007 in the
Quaker Meeting House, Yealand Conyers.
Cllrs Rothwell, Calnan and Mercer, Clerk D.Hancock, plus
five members of the Parish.
Election of Chairman and officers
and co-option of another councillor
Cllr Rothwell was proposed as Chairman by Cllr Calnan,
seconded by Cllr Mercer.
Cllr Calnan agreed to be vice chairman and to continue as
LAPTC representative and lengthsman liaison Officer. Cllr Jackson is the AONB
representative. Cllr Mercer would continue to be the Village Hall
Cllr Rothwell proposed that Jane Panton be co-opted onto
the Parish Council. This was seconded by Cllr Calnan.
Declarations of acceptance of office were signed.
Councillors had returned the election expenses and
financial interest forms.
Apologies were received from Cllr Jackson.
Minutes of the meeting held on 7th
These were approved and signed by the Chairman Cllr
There were no matters arising.
The Clerk will ask for an Annual Police Report to be
presented at the next meeting.
It was reported that a public footpath by Cherry Grove had
been blocked by a large boulder. The Clerk will inform the AONB and also
ascertain whether any other authorities need to be informed.
The Highways Authority will be contacted re graffiti on
road signs. They will also be asked to confirm that the 30mph signs in the
Parish are made legal and that the white lines are repainted at the Snape Lane
AONB/Landscape Trust 20th
Two quotes have been received to improve the area around
the Village pond. The Parish Council will need to spend approximately £1,000
over the money already pledged. It was agreed to apply for a grant from CARP and
to also approach Cllr Fishwick regarding her allowance for Village projects.
Cllr Rothwell will also see if the School would be able to make a donation. Some
extra money could also be found from the Councilís own fund.
Best Kept Village
Judging is due to take place in June. Notices to be posted
on the Notice Board and information on the judging criteria to be supplied in
the Newsletter. Hopefully everyone will participate in presenting a tidy and
well-kept village in both private and public spaces.
Cheques were approved for
£10 Best kept Village competition fee
£100 Annual donation to AONB
It was decided not to make any changes to the signatories
on the Bank accounts.
The Accounts for the year 2006/2007 were presented. The
balance on 31.3.07 stood at
Current account £247.89
Deposit account £1840.96
Petty Cash £8.78
Vat refund is now claimed annually.
The Council approved the Statement of Assurance, which was
signed by the Chairmen and Clerk.
Dates of meetings
It was agreed to meet on 4th July, 5th
September and 21st November2007,
16th January, 5th March and 7th May 2008.