Parish Council

Virtual meeting of Walkington Parish Council, 12th January 2021 at 7:00pm.

For further details please contact the Clerk


21.01.01 Apologies for Absence

21.01.02 Declarations of Interest

21.01.03 Matters for Ward Councillors

  1. Little Weighton Road – Stile on snicket to West Mill Rise
    The Clerk has spoken to Mr Ward’s secretary who is looking into the matter. 
  2. Sherwood Close – Common Land Usage
    A Streetscene Enforcement Officer visited Sherwood Close on Tuesday 8 December 2020 and there was no sign of a caravan anywhere in the area.
  3. Beechborough Development
    Traffic Management have communicated with the developers regarding acceptable routes to site, and asked them to assess if there is a need for signs.  Traffic Management will continue to monitor the situation.
  4. Autherd Garth Building Spoil
    A Streetscent Enforcement Officer visited Autherd Garth and there was no obvious sign of any building waste at either 27 or 29, however some spoil outside number 16 was in the process of being cleared and has now been taken away.  East Riding of Yorkshire Council advised that parking on the footway is an obstruction which only Humberside Police can deal with.
  5. Kirk Lane Drains
    The Area Engineer visited on Friday 4th December immediately after a sustained heavy downpour and surface water from Kirk Lane had drained from the highway so there is no safety issue. East Riding of Yorkshire Council advised that if the concern relates to surcharging sewers on Kirk Lane then this is a problem that only Yorkshire Water can resolve.

21.01.04 Public Participation

21.01.05 Chairman’s Communications

21.01.06 Minutes of the Recent Meetings of the Parish Council

  1. Approval of meeting minutes 1st December 2020
  2. Matters arising from the minutes.
    Adoption of the Minutes
    Councillor Mrs Boyle has requested a discussion on the procedures for correcting the minutes and for evidence of proper procedures, which has been circulated to all Councillors.

21.01.07 Community Safety Matters

Crime Statistics

21.01.08 Planning Matters

  1. Applications
    1. 20/03809/PLF 46 Little Weighton Road
      Erection of nine dwellings and associated infrastructure.
    2. 20/03423/PLF 6 Lodge Cottages, Broadgate
      Erection of a two-storey extension to the side and rear with two dormers to first floor bedroom and new rear porch (additional documents).
  1. Notices of Decision

Permission granted – 20/01954/PLF Land north and north east of Jacks Cottage, 49 East End

Permission granted – 20/02414/PLF Site of Walkington House, Townend Road

Permission granted – 20/03674/PLF 36 All Hallows Road

  1. Other Planning Matters
  1. 2 West End
    A fence has been erected on top of the wall at number 2 West End, this is a conservation area and the matter has been reported to East Riding of Yorkshire Council for investigation.
  2. Albanwise Deposit Application

21.01.09 Tree Issues

  1. Applications
  1. 20/04258/TPO 4 Little Weighton Road
    TPO – Walkington – 1972 (ref 262). Walkington conservation area – Crown lift one sycamore tree at 4 metres to balance crown following removal of limbs over utility lines; crown lift one lime tree to 5 metres and crown reduce by 1.5m back in line with driveway edge including light prune elsewhere to balance shape and remove low epicormic growth on main trunk.
  2. 20/04318/TPO 4 Little Weighton Road
    Walkington conservation area – Remove epicormic growth from one lime tree.
  1. Notices of Decision

No objections raised – 20/03713/TCA 11 Northgate

Permission granted – 20/03663/TPO 21 George Lane

No objections raised – 20/03837/TCA Walkington Park, Little Weighton Road

Permission granted – 20/03289 5 Saunders Lane

  1. Other Tree Matters
    1. Trees and Hedges at Red Yates Paddock
      Councillor Waterland to give update on quotes.
    2. 19 Waudby Close – Neighbouring Trees
      The Parish Council has received a complaint regarding the overhanging branches of a neighbouring tree at 21 Waudby Close.

21.01.10 East Riding of Yorkshire Council Matters

21.01.11 Village Improvements and Maintenance 

  1. Pond Maintenance
    Councillor Waterland to give update on quotes received for backfilling repairs at the pond.
  2. Maintenance of Townend Park, Redgates and Crake Wells
    Parish Council to discuss how to maintain standards.
  3. Pest Control
    The contract for pest control at the pond is due for renewal on the 1st April 2021, Councillors to discuss how to proceed.

d.Thorns on the Cycle Path
There has been a complaint from a resident regarding thorns on the cycle path after the hedge has been cut causing damage to tyres.

  • Bus Shelter Cleaning
    Councillor Mrs Swann has reported poor hygiene conditions in the shelter.

21.01.12 Delegation Reports

21.01.13 Finance

  1. Monthly Finance Report
  2. Budget 2020-21 Review of Third Quarter
  3. Payments
  1. P Hardy, photocopying £10.00
  2. Total staff costs for the Clerk (inc. employer contributions) £1140.49
  3. Office consumables £24.52
  4. Zoom subscription £14.38
  5. East Riding Group, pest control £58.50
  6. Walkington PCC, donation (All Hallows) £1500.00
  7. MJ Garden Maintenance, strimming at the pond £60.00
  1. Orders for approval
    Local Councils Update £100.00
    East Riding Council, grass mowing at Walkington Playing Field £875.60

21.01.15 Miscellaneous

Parish Council Website

The village newsletter will not be included on the Parish Council website as they have received a complaint regarding the publication of the newsletter on the website and the editor does not want to exacerbate matters.

21.01.16 Exclusion of the Public

The public and press will be excluded from the meeting for discussions of a confidential nature.

21.01.17 Confidential Matters

Councillor Mrs Boyle would like to propose writing a letter to the auditors.

21.01.18 Date and Time of Future Meetings
The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 7:00pm.  It is anticipated that this will be a virtual meeting.

Posted on: 8, January, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

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