Minutes from the Annual Parish Meeting

FEARBY, HEALEY & DISTRICT PARISH COUNCIL

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Minutes from the Annual Parish Meeting held on Tuesday 29th May 2018 at 7.30pm in Fearby Village Hall

Present J Bellamy, B Gregg, G Verity, K Marshall, J Brearley, I Burgess

Apologies H Rodney; S Searle

5 member of the public

Cllr Margaret Atkinson; Cllr N Simms

Cllr B Gregg was elected as the chair, Cllr G Verity was elected as vice chair

The minutes of the previous Annual Parish Meeting were approved and signed by the chair.

Matters Arising from the previous annual meeting – Road side gullies are still prone to flooding, and the councillors asked why they are not regularly emptied. Cllr Verity agreed to join the parish portal to report highways issues.

Flooding is occurring on the road to Ellington from Masham approximately 100 yards from the junction. Clerk to report.

Parish Reports – added at the meeting held on July 25th 2017

Colsterdale – no report for Colsterdale

Ellingstring – the roadside gullies still prone to flooding.

1 planning application was refused

The annual Ellingstring BBQ will take place in July, courtesy of Mr and Mrs Yates.

Fearby –There have been several planning applications:

Holly Tree

Yew Tree Farm – refused

The road to the sewerage work has not been repaired and Yorkshire Water are leaving the gates open which risks livestock.

The Wild Flower Meadow was cut.

Healey –

1.         Healey Lake appears to be under control.

2.         Kell Bank School. Appears to be going well. Headmistress retires at the end of the school year.

3.         Traffic to Rosebud is much reduced with the new facility in Masham.

4.         Traffic speeds continue to be an issue, but no specific incidents this year.

5.         Internet speeds between 10 and 25 mbsp through BT and Crabtree (ITS Technology Group).

6.         New Bridge on Cote Lane has been used.

7.         Springwood Farm : For sale – ripe for conversion - waiting for the planning.

Ilton –

The footbridge over Sole Beck, at the bottom of Ilton Bank has been replaced by North Yorkshire Highways.  There have been 4 planning applications dealt with this year, all supported by the Parish Council.

17/04830 – North End, Conversion and rebuild of outbuilding to provide additional accommodation.  Refused by Harrogate, appeal in progress.

17/00797 – North End, Demolition of existing building and erection of annex.  Approved by Harrogate.

17/05232 – Hill Top, Change of use agricultural buildings to accommodation.  Approved by Harrogate.

17/05233 – Hill Top, Retention of farm based educational facilities.  Approved by Harrogate.

 

The Annual Meeting closed and was followed by the Parish Council Meeting

 

Minutes from the Annual Parish Meeting held on Tuesday 30th May 2017 at 7.15pm in Fearby Village Hall

Present J Bellamy, B Gregg, G Verity, J Burk, K Marshall, J Brearley, S Searle, J Stollery

Apologies J Marsden, H Rodney

Cllr Margaret Atkinson

There were several members of the public present for the training exercise for the emergency plan which was hosted by Ian Spiers from HBC

Cllr K Marshall proposed that J Bellamy be elected as chair of the Parish Council, seconded by Cllr S Searle and voted in unanimously by the councillors.

Cllr G Verity proposed that B Gregg be elected as vice chair of the Parish Council, seconded by Cllr J Brearley and voted in unanimously by the councillors.

 

The Chair, Cllr J Bellamy informed the parish council that she intended to resign as chair at the next annual general meeting, but would remain as a parish councillor for Ilton. Therefore, the parish council will be seeking applications or proposals for a new chair in May 2018

The minutes of the previous Annual Parish Meeting were approved and signed by the chair.

At this point, the annual general meeting was closed, in order to complete the parish council meeting for May before the training exercise for the emergency plan which was presented by Ian Spiers with input from the members of the public and the parish council.

The parish reports will be covered at the meeting in July and added to these minutes

Parish Reports

Colsterdale –

Ellingstring –

Fearby –

Healey –

Ilton –

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