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19 January 2015

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Tickton and Routh Parish Council held in Tickton Village Hall, on Monday 19 January 2015



Councillor Sinkler (in the Chair)

Councillors Caley; Lenton; Morris; Oliver; Webster; A Walker; N Walker



Councillor Dobson; Hardy; Wells





In Attendance:       

Mrs Lloyd – Clerk (minute taker)



There were no members of the public present.






There were no members of the public present.





Councillor Morris declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda items 8b and 8c

(minutes 109b and 109c refer) as Chairman of the Village Hall Management Committee. Councillor Oliver declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda items 8b and 8c (minute 109b and 109c refer) as a member of the Village Hall Management Committee.



104    MINUTES


Resolved: The minutes of the meeting on 9 December 2014 are signed as a true and correct record.





The clerk updated the council that the letter on the level of precept for 2015/6 had been sent and confirmation of receipt had been received and that the parking signs for the village hall car park had been ordered.





Apologies had been received from Cllr Pollard who was unable to attend due to adverse weather conditions.  No matters were raised.




Recent reports from the police and neighbourhood watch were discussed.


As per minute 93 letters were sent to the Chief Constable of Humberside Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner.  In response offers to attend a future parish council meeting had been received from the Divisional Commander, the Inspector of Beverley and Driffield Community Policing Team and from the Police and Crime Commissioner to discuss the Parish Council’s concerns.

Resolved: The Divisional Commander is invited to attend the next parish council meeting





Planning Decisions

Ref 14/03250 – Erection of two storey extension to rear with Juliet balcony to first floor and detached garage at Beechwood Main Road Routh  for Mr & Mrs Gough

Approval is given


Planning Applications

Ref 14/03824/PLF – Erection of single storey extension to existing building to provide covered storage and workshop facilities (Unit 7) at land south of 270 Hull Bridge road Tickton HU17 9RT for Mr Simon Forster

Resolved: If approved, the following conditions should be imposed:


Ref 14/04034/PLF – Erection of single storey extension to rear at 109 Churchfields Tickton HU17 9SY for Mr & Mrs Cholewa

Resolved:  If approved, the following conditions should be imposed:



Tree Issues

TPO – TICKTON ORDER – 1994 (REF.100) – Side reduction of two Maple trees (T1 and T2) by the removal of some lower lateral branches and end reduction by approx. 2m of others to reduce the overhang.  Remove scaffold limb on eastern side of Hornbeam (T3) reducing overhang from neighbouring house.  Crown lift Horse Chestnut (T4) by 3m, side reduce to give 3m clearance of the roof, reduce overhang by 1.5m from neighbouring garden, prune back by 1.5m on northern side near highway to improve aesthetics at 133 Main Street Tickton HU17 9RZ for Mr Suham Sudani

Resolved:  This application is approved



109    FINANCE


Financial Commentary

The clerk presented the outturn report at the end of December which vired £680 from community charge to cover the cost of the contribution to reroofing the village hall approved at the last meeting and £45 from contingency to cover increased cost of the clerk.

Resolved: The contents of the report are noted


Mr Brice  

Resolved: To pay £72.00 salary,


Tickton Village Hall

Resolved: To pay £20.00 room hire


Play Inspection Company

Resolved: To pay £234.00 fee for annual playground inspection


Payments made under Financial Regulations 6(d) and 7(b):  HMRC


Resolved: Payment of £297.00 PAYE noted


Mr Brice 

Resolved: Payment of £105.89 salary noted



Resolved: Payment of £60.00 internet hosting fee noted


Tickton Village Hall

Resolved: Payment of £680.00 contribution to re-roofing noted





An application had not yet been received.  The clerk had rung ERYC and the agent to try and find out if an application may be forthcoming but no useful information was given.  In order to make people aware of the probability that such an application may be pending the clerk had written an article for the next edition of Tickton Diary.  Feedback was also given about the recent meeting of the Leven working group.

Resolved: The clerk and Councillor N Walker will meet to plan the content of the Public Meeting.  The aim of the meeting is to allow residents to view the plans and to make comments on them prior to their consideration at a Parish Council meeting.  The views of residents would inform the Parish Council about the strength of any opposition to the plans.





Potential nominations for Chairman’s Awards were discussed

Resolved:  A nomination for a sports award will be made in the talented performer category subject to parental approval.



The reports on the Annual Playground Inspection had been circulated.  The reports showed that only very low and low risks had been identified and the number had reduced from last year.  A report was currently being compiled to show actions identified to address these risks.  One item the gyro spiral had been taken out of use as handyman felt the wear to the bearings was significant.  The manufacturer had been contacted, and replacement parts will be ordered.


There being no further business the meeting closed at 8.45 pm. The next ordinary meeting of the Parish Council was scheduled for 9 February 2015.