Minutes 07/05/2019

Minutes of Asselby Parish Council Meeting held at The Black Swan, Asselby

on Tuesday 7th May 2019 at 7.50pm


Messrs. R. Pickersgill, P. Burnley, R. Raywood and J. Oates. Also, Mrs. A. Raywood.

1. There were no apologies for absence.

2. The minutes of the last meeting were taken as read and signed correct.

3. Noted - P. Burnley and J. Oates are members of the Asselby Parish Community Association Committee regarding (7) Any Other Business Item a.

4. Matters Arising.

a. Defibrillator – Checked 15/04/2019. No further action.

b. Jim McGivern ERYC Parish Liaison Team Leader – Regarding Retaining wall at Boothferry. Work to repair maintaining wall will be carried out (R. Kirby – Assistant Engineer ERYC).

c. Sharon Clarke ERYC Trading Standards – Notification to say signs regarding NCCZ will be removed. Email from Asselby NHW Coordinator with results of a survey carried out to ask residents if they would like a NCCZ in the parish of Asselby and request the parish council reconsider its decision to cancel the initiative. The Clerk was informed that the NHW group would arrange the survey required by ERYC to enable street signs to be erected. Agreed to support the request. Asselby co-ordinator to be informed.

d. Community Speed Watch Initiative – Reply from Deborah Fagan 9134 - Asselby Parish has been added to the list of interested parties for the Community Speed Watch. Information forwarded to Asselby NHW Coordinator. Email received from Kilpin Parish Council requesting inter parish community support regarding speeding traffic through village communities. (Information forwarded about the Community Speed Watch Initiative). Agreed by all present that it might be useful for members/residents of other parishes to carry out the Speed Watch Checks. Updates received from the Community Speed Watch will be forwarded to interested parties.

e. ERYC – Notice of Uncontested Election – The four nominations received were duly elected uncontested. Co-options can take place. (See minutes of AGM).


a. The internal audit was done and the following forms were signed/completed by those present:- (i) Certificate of Exemption AGAR 18/19. (ii) Annual Governance Statement 18/19. (iii) Accounting Statements 18/19.

b. HSBC – Statement to 21/04/2019. Balance at Bank £3717.58.

c. HMRC – Information regarding continued use of VAT 126 Form.

d. HJBC – Receipt for payment of precept £504.00 paid by cheque.

e. ERYC – Notification of Precept 2019/20 paid into bank 29/04/2019 - £4950.00.

f. Zurich Municipal – Invoice for insurance payment of £301.08 paid by cheque 07/05/2019. (Arrived after Agenda went out – agreed to include).

g. Petty Cash – Cheque for £50.00 for cash signed 07/05/2019.

6. Planning Matters.

a. Internal works to create additional living accommodation and external alterations including erection of first floor extension with roof lights to rear. 19/01030 – No Comments. Erection of first floor extension with roof lights. 19/00607 – No Comments. Linton House, Asselby for Mr. & Mrs. J. Cutt.

b. Erection of single storey extension to rear at Knedlington Old Hall, Knedlington for P. Thomas. Listed Building Consent 19/01239 – No Comments. Full Planning Permission 19/01238 – No Comments.

7. Correspondence.

a. ERYC – Town and Parish Council Liaison Meetings.

b. HJBC – Notification of date of next meeting. Clerk to be informed of new Asselby Representatives.

c. ERNLLCA – Newsletter. Chairman requested copy be forwarded to members.

8. Any Other Business.

a. It had been brought to the attention of the members that Asselby Parish Community Association had been asked to remove the container from the Black Swan Car Park or pay a rent. As the container is owned by the parish council it was agreed by those present that no liabilities should be incurred by the parish council. Further enquiries to be made.

b. Parish Council Meetings – The Black Swan will now be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Discussion took place regarding the future of parish council meetings which had been held at the Black Swan since July 1996. It had been suggested Howden Town Council Offices could be available to hire at a cost of £15.00 per meeting. RESOLVED: The Clerk contact Howden Town Council Clerk with a view to relocate to Howden Town Council Offices. It was thought that Howden Town Council met on a Tuesday so it was decided to hold meetings on a Monday evening. The following dates will be put forward to Howden Town Council Clerk:- 10/6, 05/08, 07/10, 02/12 and 03/02.

c. Letters of thanks to the three previous parish councillors who had not sought re-election were signed – T. Fawcett, A. Walker and N. Marwood.

The meeting closed at 9.20pm.