Baldersby and Baldersby St James Parish Council

You are hereby given notice of the Ordinary Meeting of Baldersby and Baldersby St James Parish Council at the Mission Room on Wednesday 5th December at 6.30pm

Agenda for the Ordinary Meeting 5th December 2018 

  1. To receive apologies for absence and declarations of interest
  2. To approve and sign the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held onWednesday 14th November 2018
  3. To update council on matters arising from minutes
  4. To confirm defibrillator battery check undertaken
  5. New Agenda Items:Dates of Parish Council meetings 2019
  6. Planning Applications: None
  7. Financial Matters
        1. To Note Receipts
        2. To Note and Approve Payments
  8. To receive Correspondence for information only(Items requiring a decision will be placed on the agenda for the next meeting)
  9. Members of the public to raise any items of importance
  10. Any other business that may be legally discussed(Items requiring a decision will be placed on the agenda for the next meeting)
  11. Date of next meeting: To Be Confirmed


Baldersby and Baldersby St James Parish Council

You are hereby given notice of the Ordinary Meeting of Baldersby and Baldersby St James Parish Council at the Mission Room on Wednesday 14th November at 6.30pm

  1. To receive apologies for absence and declarations of interest
  2. To approve and sign the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held on Wednesday 3rd October 2018
  3. To update council on matters arising from minutes
  4. To confirm defibrillator battery check undertaken
  5. New Agenda Items: 
    1. ROSPA Play Area Report Consider Tree Protection Order for proposed residential development 
    2. Discuss possibility of Village Plan re providing suitable locations for future housing need
  6. Planning Applications: 
    1. 18/04259/FUL Erection of single storey extension 3 Blue Row, Baldersby, YO7 4PF 
    2. Note comments from interim meeting re:18/03602/OUTMAJ  Outline planning application for residential development (10 units) 18/04093/FUL  Demolition of garage and outbuildings, erection of two and single storey extensions and a new detached garage, and alterations to fenestration
  7. Financial Matters 
    1. To Note Receipts
    2. To Note and Approve Payments
    3. To agree Precept for 2019/2020  
  8. To receive Correspondence for information only(Items requiring a decision will be placed on the agenda for the next meeting)
  9. Members of the public to raise any items of importance
  10. Any other business that may be legally discussed(Items requiring a decision will be placed on the agenda for the next meeting)
  11. Date of next meeting:  Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Wednesday 5th December at 6.30pm

Apologies to be forwarded to the Clerk at info@baldersbyandbaldersbystjamespc.co.uk



Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Baldersby and Baldersby St James Parish Council at the Mission Room on Wednesday 14th November at 6.30pm

Present: Cllrs C Brown, J Hart, S Carter, J Wright and A Woodhead

Also Present the Clerk, Alexandra Little

  1. Apologies for absence received from Cllr Bateman and Cllr Atkinson
  2. No declarations of interest received
  3. Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 were signed as a correct record
  4. Matters arising from minutes
      1. Light still off on Back Lane despite being reported to NYCC twice. Clerk to email again 
  5. Cllr Brown confirmed defibrillator battery check had been undertaken
  6. New Agenda Items
      • ROSPA Play Area Report - the annual playground inspection has been completed by Playsafety and remedial actions taken by Cllr Brown
      • Based on concern for the village the Council discussed the need to request a Tree Protection Order be considered for the line of trees along the A61 just on the entrance to the village from the A1, just after the 30 MPH sign                                                  Resolved Clerk to make this request in writing to Harrogate Planning Department
      • Discussion took place regarding the possibility of Village Plan re providing suitable locations for future housing need. It was decided that this would be looked at once Harrogate Borough Council had their Local Plan approved
  7. Planning Applications: 18/04259/FUL Erection of single storey extension  3 Blue Row, Baldersby, YO7 4PF                                                             Resolved the Parish Council have no objections to this application
  8. Financial Matters
    1. To Note Receipts
    2. To Note and Approve Payments with the exception of Playsafety as there have been two bills issued which the Clerk will investigate Resolved receipts noted and payments approved appendix I
    3. Parish Precept 2019/2020 was discussed at length. It was proposed that council should consider increasing the precept to £5350, but this decision will be take in January as additional bills may be received before then which may impact the decision
  9. Correspondence Items circulated by email between meetings require no further action
      1. Rev Susanne Jukes had written a letter of thanks to all involved with the 100 year Remembrance Beacon Service on 11.11.18. The Parish Council expressed particular thanks to Stuart and Rosemarie Carter and Tim and Yvonne Helps
  10. No members of the public present
  11. Any other business
    1. Cllr Hart requested the Clerk check that the annual audit was published on the website, this will be confirmed. She will also ensure the eternal auditor has sight of the summary sheet
    1. The Clerk raised the need for the website to be able to accept PDF documents for uploading Parish information, which will be addressed via the locality budget contribution from County Cllr Atkinson once this is received
  12. Date of next meeting: Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Wednesday 5th December at 6.30pm
  13. Meeting closed at 19.14


Baldersby and Baldersby St James Parish Council

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Baldersby and Baldersby St James Parish Council at the Mission Room on Wednesday 5th September at 6.30pm

Present: Cllrs C Brown, J Hart, S Carter and A Woodhead

Also Present: Cllrs Atkinson and Bateman, 1 member of the public and the Clerk Alexandra Little

Apologies for absence received from Jeannie Wright. No declarations of interest received

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held on Wednesday 18th July 2018 were signed as a correct record

Matters arising from minutes

Thanks were offered to P Wright for putting a new hinge on the St James notice board

Highways have fixed the chevron in the middle of the road

Website - Discussion took place around what information Parish Councillors would like to see on the Website, including school and church information

Resolved Clerk make some changes and council review on an ongoing basis

Cllr Brown confirmed defibrillator battery check had been undertaken

New Agenda Items: Footpaths and Streetlights

Cllr Woodhead raised the issue of limited street lighting and the footpaths petering out,particularly on Back Lane which could be hazardous to dog walkers. He also commented that it may be in the interests of safety to have Wards Corner lit. It was felt that Wards Corner is more dangerous in daylight hours due to the dip on the approach

Discussion took place about these matters and the Chairman invited comments from both district and county councillors. Cllr Bateman suggested that the time to request funding for village infrastructure was at planning stage. Cllr Atkinson advised that it was unlikely that NYCC would provide additional lighting.

It was established that 2 of the streetlights are actually not working

Resolved Clerk to report faulty lights to NYCC

Resolved Parish Councillors to look at the issues in the dark and bring comments to the next meeting to ensure the villages are adequately provided for

Planning Applications: It was noted that the public meeting regarding the MOTO application had been held and comments sent to Harrogate Borough Council

Financial Matters

No Receipts

Payments Spreadsheet Circulated

Resolved all payments be approved


Correspondence

Items circulated by email between meetings

Pension Regulator Confirmation of Compliance Letter received

Harrogate  Local Plan has been submitted for approval


Members of the public to raise any items of importance -

Additional Dog Waste signs were requested and Cllr Brown will put some up


Any other business

Cllr Atkinson advised that NYCC are under increasing strain regarding social care

Pothole repairs and tar and chipping of road surfaces has been a priority to improve road surfaces

Cllr Brown advised that the new build at the top of the village is due to have water connected so sone disruption may occur in approx 2 weeks

Confirmation that a beacon will be lit at the highest point in the Parish to celebrate 100 years on Remembrance Sunday

Date of next meeting:  Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Wednesday 3rd October at 6.30pm

Meeting closed at 19.20




Baldersby and Baldersby St James Parish Council

You are hereby given notice of Parish Meeting and Ordinary Meeting of Baldersby and Baldersby St James Parish Council at the Mission Room on Wednesday 3rd October at 6.30pm

Agenda for the Ordinary Meeting

  1. To receive apologies for absence and declarations of interest
  2. To approve and sign the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council held on Wednesday 5th September 2018
  3. To update council on matters arising from minutes
  4. To confirm defibrillator battery check undertaken
  5. New Agenda Items: 
    1. Remembrance Beacon
    2. Fruit trees and Allotment Provision
  6. Planning Applications: None at time of Agenda
  7. Financial Matters
    1. To Note Receipts
    2. To Note and Approve Payments
  8. To receive Correspondence for information only (Items requiring a decision will be placed on the agenda for the next meeting)
  9. Members of the public to raise any items of importance
  10. Any other business that may be legally discussed (Items requiring a decision will be placed on the agenda for the next meeting)
  11. Date of next meeting:  Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Wednesday 7th November at 6.30pm 

Apologies to be forwarded to the Clerk at info@baldersbyandbaldersbystjamespc.co.uk