Minutes of the Yealand Conyers Parish Council Meeting held
on the 3rd November 2004 in the Quaker Old School, Yealand Conyers.
Rothwell, Calnan, Mercer, Jackson, Hoskinson, Clerk D.Hancock and two members
of the parish,Mr McIver and Mr Kelly. Mr Steve Edwards also attended the
complained about the state of Snape Lane .He felt that the general condition of
the road is poor and was still being used by HGVs despite the warning signs .He
requested that more passing places are made. Mr Wood has provided a list of HGVs
that the Clerk will forward to the Senior Traffic Engineer. As farm vehicles use
the lane it would be difficult to stop mud being carried onto the road in wet
the Meeting held on 1st September 2004-11-04
were approved and signed by the Chairman Cllr Rothwell.
Steve Edwards provided work sheets of the work done by Emma over the last six
months. The Councillors are concerned about the cost of the project now that the
City Council has removed funding. Steve Edwards suggested that the hours could
be reduced during the winter months to reduce the cost to approximately
£480/annum. He would also provide the Council with Emmaís hourly rate ,so that a
figure can be set in the2205 precept to cover the wages. The Parish Council
would then be in a position to commit to a set number of hours within the year
and a letter of Authority could be drawn up.
the Clerk would write to Cllr Fishwick and the Chief Executive requesting that
consideration is given to reinstating the Grant. The Clerk would emphasise that
the work would have to be undertaken by the City Council if the Lengthsman left.
suggested that the Volunteer Parties from AONB might undertake jobs in the
Village. Cllrs Calnan and Jackson would look at the Rights of Way and Signposts
and see if any were in need of attention.
Hoskinson was asked to contact Mr White so that he could liase with Cllr
Rothwell over costing and design.
Road Sign on Yealand Road.
Parish Councilís request, the snowberries have been cut back, which has improved
visibility. The County Council feel that the signing is adequate and to move the
30m.p.h sign would require a Traffic Order. Cllr Hoskinson strongly felt that
the 30m.p.h.sign should be moved down to the Yealand Conyers Sign. At present
pedestrians were at danger. Also people parked along that stretch of road. The
Clerk would write again, requesting that consideration be given to relocating
Hoskinson, having been co-opted onto the Parish Council, had signed the
Acceptance of Office form in the presence of the Clerk on 02.09.04.She was
welcomed onto the Council.
the Meeting with the Planning Officer.
Rothwell and Stokes had spoken with the Planning Officer .The next local plan
will have to consider the Parish Plan. There will be a joint meeting with
Yealand Redmayne Parish Council on 17th November to consider how to
progress with the issues raised in the Parish Plans.
was in arbitration over the question of costs.
Register: The Pound
The Clerk has
a copy of the Agreement. This can be produced for the Auditors.
Garage /workshop .Mr Thompson. Granted with conditions.
agreed to attend a meeting on the 22nd November2004.This meeting
would discuss the Charter between Parish and Town Councils.
The Annual return has been accepted by
the External Auditors. There were no matters that came to their attention.
The Council approved and accepted the
Annual Return. The Annual Return and Notice of Conclusion of Audit would be
displayed on the Notice Board for 14 days.
There have been no transactions since
the last meeting.
A cheque for £58.75 was paid to HLB AV
A cheque for £209.29 was paid to
Wharton Parish council
A cheque for £190 was paid to
A cheque for £20 was paid to D.Hancock
£500 would be transferred from the
Deposit Account to the Current Account.
Cllr Hoskinson had kindly delivered
Any Other Business.
Cllr Calnan reported on the LAPTC and
LAPTC Executive meeting .She had also attended the MUGA meeting. Progress has
been slow due to the wet weather.
Cllr Jackson had attended the AONB
meeting and stressed again that we consider approaching the Volunteers.
She had also attended the Canal
Meeting. Work should commence in 2007.The Crooklands to Tewitfield stretch will
be the third phase.
In future Reports from other Meetings
will be put as separate items on the Agenda.