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Staveley and Copgrove Parish Council

The position of Parish Clerk is currently vacant
Email: clerk@staveleyandcopgrovepc.org.uk

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on
Tuesday 9th February 2021 at 7pm

The meeting was Online

Commenced: 7.05pm
Concluded: 7.35pm

Cllr Helen North (Chairman)
Cllr William Kirkpatrick (Vice Chairman)
Cllr Graham Bowland
Cllr Peter Edwards
Cllr David Greenwood
Cllr John Thornton

One member of the public

  1. Introduction from the Chairman and a reminder by the Chair of the Council's policy for the audio or visual recording of the meeting
    The Chairman welcomed all to the meeting and the attendees were advised of the recording policy.

  2. To receive any apologies and approve reasons for absence
    None received

  3. Declaration of Interests
    (a) To receive any declarations of interest not already declared under the council’s code of conduct or members

    Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests.

    Cllr P Edwards and Cllr D Greenwood declared an interest in Item 7c, the planning issues with Jubilee Court.

    (b) To receive, consider and decide upon any applications for dispensation.

    None received.

  4. To confirm the minutes of the Full Council meeting held on Tuesday 8th December 2020 as a true and accurate record

    Resolved that the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 8th December 2020 be approved as a true and accurate record.

  5. To receive updates from the Ward Councillors
    No Ward Councillors in attendance

  6. Financial matters
    To approve the current financial statement and bank reconciliation.

    Cllr G Bowland reported that the application for precept for the coming year 21/22 had been submitted to HBC.

    The claim for VAT recovery would be submitted shortly.

    Resolved to approve the financial statement and bank reconciliation.

  7. To receive information on the following ongoing issues and decide further action where necessary

    (a) To receive an update in relation to the flooding along Arkendale Road.

    Nothing to report. Cllr H North reported that she was awaiting feedback from Cllr R Windass regarding this item.

    (b) To receive an update about the village signage for Copgrove.
    Cllr Edwards reported that the installation of the signs has commenced and should be completed in the coming weeks.

    (c) To consider the alleged breaches of planning at Jubilee Court.

    Retrospective planning application for the relocation of an existing pallet store (20/02303/FUL)had been refused by HBC. A further application for the erection of an extension (20/05185/FUL) had been submitted and is awaiting decision by HBC.

    An article placed in the Parish Council newsletter inviting views about the expansion at Jubilee Court had had a number of responses and Cllr H North had prepared a submission to HBC planning summarising the Parish view.

    (d) To discuss the issue of YWT visitor parking in the village.

    Parking in the village, particularly during 'lockdown' and at the weekend is continuing to be an issue. Parking within the 20mph chicane was common place and it was felt that this was a matter for NYCC. The proposals for extending the car park on the reserve were still awaited.

  8. Organisational matters
    To agree the appointment of the new Parish Clerk.

    The Chairman introduced Liz Leatherbarrow. Mrs Leatherbarrow's appointment as Clerk and RFO was proposed by Cllr North and seconded by Cllr Thornton and it was agreed Liz would commence her duties with effect from 10th February 2021.

    The Council also noted the work undertaken by Neil Horton during the transition period and wished to thank him for his continued support.

  9. To consider new correspondence received and decide action where necessary
    No correspondence received

  10. To receive a report updating the status of planning applications in the parish
    The Planning applications report was noted.

  11. To notify the Clerk of matters for inclusion on the agenda of the next meeting
    The Clerk will email the councillors before the next meeting to request agenda items. The Chairman requested that an item be added to all agendas to cover Any Other Business.

  12. To confirm the date of the next meeting as Tuesday 4th May 2021 at 7pm in accordance with the agreed schedule
    Resolved that the next meeting is to be held on Tuesday 4th May 2021 at 7pm.

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