Parish Council

The next meeting of Walkington Parish Council, will be a virtual meeting on 6 October 2020 at 7:00pm.

For further details please contact the Clerk –


20.10.01 Apologies for Absence

20.10.02 Declarations of Interest

20.10.03 Matters for Ward Councillors

  1. Sherwood Close – Parking bay application
    A resident of Sherwood Close requested support for his application to East Riding of Yorkshire Council for a parking bay.
  2. Little Weighton Road – Stile on snicket to West Mill Rise
    The stile on the entrance to the snicket is in poor condition and ownership of the path is unknown.
  3. Walkington School – Trees
    Trees around the perimeter of the school with low hanging branches.
  4. Main Street – Gutters
    Many of the gutters along the main street need clearing.
  5. Beechborough – Construction traffic
    Construction traffic exiting the site are turning left instead of right.
  6. Eastern Area Sub-Committee
    The Parish Council has received a reply to its letter regarding the handling of planning application 19/03424/PLF

20.10.04 Public Participation 

20.10.05 Chairman’s Communications

A Planning Application Report containing details of all planning applications and submitted comments since the last Parish Council meeting has been circulated to Councillors and will form part of the minutes of this meeting.

20.10.06 Minutes of the Recent Meetings of the Parish Council

  1. Approval of meeting minutes 1st September 2020
  2. Matters arising from the minutes.

20.10.07 Community Safety Matters

Crime Statistics

20.10.08 Planning Matters

  1. Applications
    1. 20/02836/PLF 43 Beech View
      Erection of two-storey extension to side linking to existing garage and associated alterations to existing building including the installation of cladding and installation of an air-source heat pump.
    2. 20/02480/PLF Belvoir 30 Waudby Close
      Erection of single storey extension to side, external alterations to rear and application of render to external surfaces of extension (amended plans) 
  2. Notices of Decision
  1. Permission Granted: 20/02083/PLF Chestnut Lodge, Little Weighton Road
  2. Permission Granted: 19/03968/PLF 10 Hayward Close

20.10.09 Tree Issues

  1. Applications
  2. Notices of Decision
    1. Permission Granted – 20/02528/TCA Parklands, Little Weighton Road
    2. Permission Granted – 20/02556/TPO Coed Y Ffin, 23 George Lane
    3. Permission Granted – 20/02555/TPO 19 George Lane
  3. Other Tree Matters
  1. Tree Inspections
    Councillor Hearne to update the Council on the list of trees for inspection.
  2. Trees and Hedges Red Yates Paddock
    Yorkshire Treecraft has submitted a quote for the work needed on the paddock (deferred from last meeting).

20.10.10 East Riding of Yorkshire Council Matters

ERYC has sent the application form for Festive Lighting Permit.

20.10.11 Village Improvements and Maintenance 

  1. Sherwood and Waudby -Wild rabbits
    The Parish Council received a letter from the Sherwood and Waudby Charity regarding wild rabbits in a neighbouring property.
  2. Corner Little Weighton Road/Townend Road – Private Land Sign
    A resident reported to the Parish Council that a new ‘Private Land Sign’ has been erected at the entrance to the field on the corner of Little Weighton Road and Townend Road.  The resident believes there is a public right of way along the side of the field.
  3. Overgrown Hedges in the Village
    Councillors have reported several overgrown hedges in the village that are impeding on footpaths 

20.10.12 Delegation Reports

For Councillors to report on delegated representations and duties.

20.10.13 Finance

    1. Monthly Finance Report
      The financial report and corresponding payments below include 2-months of data due to changing bank statement dates 
    2. Budget Review – Second quarter of 2020-21
    3. Budget discussion for 2021-2022
    4. Payments 07.07.20 to 06.09.20
      1. Staff costs £2314.69
      2. Administration £130.78
      3. Mr C Dixon, village maintenance £350.00
      4. East Riding Group, pest control £58.50

All the above have been previously approved.

    1. Purchases for approval
      Mrs P Hardy, photocopying £10.00
      Cllr K Hearne, Remembrance Wreath £20.00

20.10.14 Policies and Procedures

Website Accessibility and Statement Review
The website accessibility check and statement update are in progress.

20.10.16 Exclusion of the Public

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

20.10.17 Confidential Matters

  1. Clerk
    Updated contract approval and appraisal confirmation.
  2. AGAR 2018-19
    The external auditors have requested more information regarding the 2018-19 audit and the decisions of the Council during this time.

20.10.18 Date and Time of Future Meetings
The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Tuesday 3rd November 2020, at 7:00pm.  The venue is to be arranged.

Posted on: 1, October, 2020 | Author: editor

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