Minutes of the Yealand Conyers
Parish Meeting held on Wednesday 7th March 2012 in the Quaker Old School, Yealand Conyers.
Cllrs Calnan, Panton, Butler,
Jackson and Cllr Graham together with Clerk D. Hancock.
Cllr Graham reported that the
dog warden had visited the Silverdale area. Parishioners are urged to report
incidences of dog fouling. The warden has provided notices for display. Cllr
Butler agreed to write another piece for the Village newsletter about this
There were apologies for absence
from Cllr Mercer and Cllr Fishwick.
Minutes of the meeting held
on 4th January 2012
The minutes were approved and
signed by the Chair, Cllr Calnan.
The LALC has advised that draft
minutes may be displayed. These are not legally binding until approval. It was
agreed that all the Cllrs should see the draft minutes prior to them being
placed on the Notice Board or web site. The Clerk agreed to investigate whether
the minutes can be displayed on other notice boards in the Village.
The City Council has agreed to
apply weed killer along Yealand Road. John Holmes will also be asked to keep
this area weed free. Some discussion took place as to how the village could be
improved prior to the Best Kept Village competition and the Diamond Jubilee. The
Clerk will see if plants and planters could be purchased from the City Council.
Residents will be encouraged to make an extra effort this year.
The Highways Authority have
cleaned Church Lane and Yealand Road. The Clerk agreed to contact the Highways
Authority every February because the condition of the roads is particularly bad
at this time of year.
Passing Places, Snape Lane
Cllr Calnan had been alerted by
a parishioner to the poor state of Snape Lane Many areas have been very churned
up by the wheels of large vehicles and tractors .The
Highways Authority have done
some clearance. The Parish Council agreed to ask the Highways Authority to
consider constructing extra passing places.
There was no report. However,
P.C. Marsh had reported in the Village Newsletter that the Police have been
involved in a night time operation. This is to disrupt criminals visiting and
passing through rural areas.
Cheques were approved and
|Clerks’ wages and expenses
|Alan White web site
|Best Kept Village Competition
|LALC annual fee
|Lancaster Canal trust
12/00042/LB Change of use and
conversion of Coach House to holiday Accommodation, Yealand Manor
There were no objections to this
re application. Concern had been expressed that other buildings could be
converted to holiday cottages. The Parish Council had concerns about extra
traffic on a busy junction. The council did not wish to see extra signage on
Peter Hill or Yealand Road.
Footpath to School
There had been no response to
the possibility of purchase or lease of land, in order to construct a pathway to
The Parish Council agreed
to purchase ten commemorative mugs. These will be given to every pre- school,
junior, and infant school child who live in the Parish. The mugs will have the
Parish Council’s name on the back.
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