Minutes of the Yealand Conyers Parish Council Meeting held on
9th January 2007 in the Quaker Meeting House, Yealand Conyers.
[Chairman], Cllr Calnan, Cllr Hoskinson, Cllr Mercer, Cllr Jackson,
Clerk D. Hancock plus two members of the Parish.
Cllr Fishwick and two members of the Police also attended.
welcomed Mr and Mrs Butler to the Parish. They asked if the overhanging hedge by
the footpath adjoining Yealand Manor could be cut back .The Clerk agreed to
contact the landowner.
The Police Report was given in the
Open Meeting. P.C. Bassinder reported that there had been three reported crimes
in 2006.These were non-payment of a taxi fare, damage to two saplings and the
theft of a bicycle from the New Inn. Unfortunately none of these crimes had been
solved .The Force at Carnforth is going to be increased to five Police Officers
and four Community Support Officers. They would appreciate a second vehicle and
Parish Councils may be approached in the near future for a contribution.
drew attention to the ‘For Sale’ signs on the A6, which obscure the view for
motorists. The Police have ensured that these are removed.
asked what was the Legal position on ‘Shrines.’ These can be a distraction. P.C.
Bassinder felt that this sensitive issue was a matter for the Highways
reported that the Carnforth Connect appraisal is due in January.
the service will continue to run until 2008. 'Pure Leisure’ have pledged their
continued financial support. The service will cover a wider area so that the
Caravan Sites will be included on the route.
Minutes of the Meeting held on 1st November 2006
These were approved and signed by the
Chairman Cllr Rothwell.
The overhanging vegetation by the New
Inn has been cut back.
Trust 20th Anniversary Joint Project
The Landscape Trust and AONB are keen
on the proposal to improve the pond and surrounding area .The Council agreed to
proceed with this plan. Cllr Fishwick informed the Council that they might be
able to receive extra grants from Lancashire Local and Carnforth Community
Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Questionnaire
The Parish Council had no extra
comments on this lengthy questionnaire. The Clerk agreed to contact the AONB to
say that the Council were happy with the Proposals.
The School Governors had asked if the
Parish Council were amenable to the idea of transferring the £1,000 MUGA money
into a separate fund. The money pledged from both Parish Councils and the School
could be used for a Community Project. The Parish Council agreed to this
Cheques were approved for:
£288.75 Zurich insurance
£50.00 Relyant Gardening.
Taking into account the forecasted
spending for 2007/2008 the Precept was set at £1,500.
The Clerk of Yealand Redmayne Parish
Council had been quoted £7.35 per £1,000 for impact damage and £11.23 per £1,000
all risks .The Clerk to enquire from LAPTC who is responsible for War Memorials
and what the replacement cost is likely to be. They would also be asked if they
have any knowledge of any other Parish Councils holding liability. Cllr Jackson
will check her deeds for any further information on ownership. The Clerk will
contact the British legion for further guidance.
Date of next
The date of the next meeting will be
Wednesday 7th March 2007.