SEAMER PARISH COUNCIL
CLERK: Mrs Allison Routledge. Correspondence to email@example.com
19 September 2023
Dear Sir or Madam
The bi-monthly Parish Council Meeting is to be held at Seamer Memorial Hall on Tuesday, 19th September 2023 at 7pm.
The meeting will commence with an open forum about village matters where members of the public, the Police (if available) County and District Councillors are invited to speak after which members of the public will be asked to leave.
A Routledge (Clerk to the Council)
1. NOTICE OF MEETING
Public notice of the meeting has been given in accordance with Schedule 12, paragraph 10 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972.
2. APOLOGIES AND REASONS FOR ABSENCE
2.1 To receive apologies
2.2 To consider approval for reasons for absence
3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
3.1 To receive any declarations of interest
To consider as a true record, the minutes of the meeting held at Seamer Memorial Hall on Tuesday 18st
5. To receive information on the following ongoing issues and consider further action where necessary.
5.a) To receive further information on the erection of the bus shelter. (G McGill)
5.b) To receive further information on the village planters, plants and gardening contract. (M Marshall)
5.c) To receive an update on the village pond, removal of hay bale, weeds and aeration.
5.d) To receive an update on Grapevine printing costs (JB to discuss with local printers with view to
costs and potential sponsorship. Consider raising cost for printing newsletter through increase in
precept. (J Bainbridge)
5.e) Tree safety Audit 2023 and associated arboricultural work/costs. (G McGill)
6. VILLAGE MATTERS
To discuss the following:-
6a) Bench along Holme Lane needs repair or replacement.
6b) To consider the appointment of a new gardener due to the retirement of the current provider.
6c) To consider purchase of book “Arnold Baker on Legal Council Administration”.
6d) To consider membership of Society of Local Council Clerks.
7. PLANNING APPLICATIONS
7a) To consider and decide on the following planning applications
APPLICANT: The Trustees Of Nunthorpe Gospel Hall Trust. Ref: ZB23/01652/FUL Date: 11 August 2023
PROPOSAL: Change of use from (C3) dwellinghouse to (F1) church.LOCATION: St Helier Hilton Road
7b) PLANNING APPLICATIONS PENDING
Applicants: C.Nicolson et al, Address: Land off Leconfield, Seamer, reference: ZB23/01020/OUT , Proposal: Outline application with some matters reserved (considering access) for the construction of 4no. dwellings, Status: Awaiting decision.
Applicants: A. Person & R. Burgess, Address: Former Recycling Depot Tame Bridge TS9 5LQ Reference: ZB23/00976/FUL, Proposal: Construction of a dwelling, Status: Awaiting decision.
7c) PLANNING APPLICATIONS DETERMINED
Nothing to report
8a) Police Report.
8b) Consider any councillor training requirem
9. FINANCIAL MATTERS
9a) To receive the bank account balances up to 6th September and bank reconciliation.
9b) To approve the following invoices for payment:-
9c) To note the above payments previously authorised:-
9d) To approve the appointment of the new Parish Clerk, subject to issuing of formal contract and agreed PAYE salary.
10. VILLAGE HALL UPDATE
10a) To receive an update from Councilor Mark Murphy chair of the Village Hall Committee
11. CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
Email from resident of Seamer requesting flowers in Seamer Village flower bed sign at entrance to the village from Hilton.
12. COMMUNITY FUND
Consider application for funds from play and stay group which meets in the village hall.
21st November 2023; 16th January 2024; 19th March 2024
(All meetings have a 7pm start time).