Terrington with Wiganthorpe and Ganthorpe Parish Council
Minutes of the Meeting held on
Friday May 22nd 2015
Election of Chairman
It was proposed by Cllr Gibson and seconded by Cllr Taylor That Cllr Winning should continue as Chairman – all in favour. Cllr Winning agreed to this proposal
Chairman’s Declaration of Acceptance of Office
Cllr Winning signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.
The Chairman welcomed Cllr Robert Wainwright and two members of the public.
Apologies were received from Cllr Clare Wood and Cllr Rosalyn Watson
The minutes of the meeting held on 9th March were agreed and signed – proposed by Cllr Blunt and seconded by Cllr Taylor- all in favour.
Mobile Communications Mast
The Chairman was asked to write to the company setting out our ideas for this lattice tower.
The current proposal to set the mast back in the corner of the field was a better choice. Our concerns are the screening from the road and the house of the opposite side of the road.
‘Tree effect’ erections have been used and is this being considered?
It was proposed by Cllr Blunt and seconded by Cllr Gibson to accept the estimate of £975.00 from Mr Bayes to trim all the trees on the top road to the west of the village.
The ash tree branch near the quarry and the trees past the cemetery on the same side as the cemetery needed attention and Cllr Winning would ask Mr Bayes for his opinion and is necessary obtain an estimate for the work.
The Councilors and volunteers had done an excellent job of clearing the cemetery path and it was agreed that the path to Little Terrington would crumble if cleared.
A meeting had been held with Maggie Fahey re the final report and another meeting was to be arranged.
The Bay Horse Inn
No further information was to hand re the sale but the Parish Council were aware of the situation and if necessary would register it as a Community Asset.
It was proposed by Cllr Winning and seconded by Cllr Taylor to pay Terrington Village Hall £36.00 for meetings held and YLCA £183.00 the Year’s subscription – all in favour.
Two insurance quotations had been received from Zurich Insurance for £308.84 and AON Insurance for £223.02. An option from AON to enter into a 3 year long term agreement on the same rates was offered and it was proposed by Cllr Gibson and seconded by Cllr Blunt to take this option paying £215.89 – all in favour.
On the 1st April 2015 the Smaller Authorities (Transparency Requirements) Regulations came into force and therefore we have to publish certain pieces of information on a website. This Transparency Code comes into effect for us on 1st July 2015.
It was agreed that we should have our own website which Ryedale District Council will arrange and a meeting will be arranged to visit Ryedale House.
As North Yorkshire Highways would not be cutting grass in the village it was agreed that Cllr Taylor and the Clerk would walk round the village and make a plan of the areas of grass that the would require cutting in the future.
The Meeting was then opened to the public.
Cllr Wainwright informed us on matters at Ryedale District Council and a discussion took place regarding many issues on the subject of Fracking in Ryedale.
The Meeting was closed to the public
Motion – the Parish Council opposes fracking
Following discussion Cllr Winning proposed the motion that the Parish Council opposes fracking, Cllr Blunt seconded this and all were in favour.
Consultation on proposed changes to subsidised bus services
Drop in sessions were being held on 2nd July at Malton library and Sheriff Hutton Village Hall if anyone was interested.
Surface Dressing Programme
The Ganthorpe – Bulmer road and Terrington Bank were to be resurfaced in the near future.
Exchange of Information
The pot holes on Cemetery Lane had not been repaired and the Clerk would contact the Highways once again.
It was agreed that the rhododendrons needed cutting back and it was proposed by the Cllr Taylor and seconded by Cllr Blunt to ask the Community Pay Back Scheme if it would be possible for them to do the work – all in favour
It was reported that there would be no need for an external audit in future.
There being no further business the meeting closed.