Current Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the Parish Council Meeting held on Tuesday 5th February 2019, at 7.30pm in Fearby Village Hall

Present: Chair – B Gregg, Vice Chair - G Verity

Cllrs:- K Marshall; J Marsden: S Searle; C Stead

Apologies : J Bellamy; J Brearley, I Burgess


2 members of the public also attended


The minutes of the previous meeting were declared a true record and signed by the Chair


Matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting


Road repairs Swinton to Fearby Cross

The clerk was asked to write a letter of complaint to the highways department regarding the shoddy standard of work carried out on this road, to be sent by the end of February.

Speeding through Fearby and Healey

A speed camera has been active on Saturday 2nd February. A member of the public has not seen anyone speeding.

Masham Local Plan – is being updated

Moles catching is going well, with no loss of traps so far


Greenacres was approved, needs to be queried.

The Tree preservation order was confirmed, Swinton tree works are ongoing

Rosebud Preserves – There have been issues regarding traffic unloading but no planning enforcements apply as there were no traffic rules in the original planning approval, therefore the complainant was advised it would be a civil matter. The Parish Council agreed to inform Rosebud Preserves of the issue, Cllr Marshall agreed to visit Rosebud Preserves.

Council bulb scheme – The PC agreed to request daffodil bulbs for next year. However Cllr Gregg wishes to record that he does not agree with yet more bulbs, and would prefer to pursue wildflowers.


Finance – the banks statement and accounts were approved.

Highways –

Passing places have been made along the Ilton Road from Swinton in accordance with the planning requirements for Hill Top Farm.

The manhole cover that was broken in Healey has been fixed.

Dates for Meeting for 2019 a list will be sent to Sue Mould and circulated to councillors. The first meeting of 2019 will be on Tuesday 5th February, at 7.30pm

Councillor for Colsterdale – still required


A.O.B. – for discussion at the next meeting

Link and liaison with Kell Bank School

The meeting closed at 9.10

The next meeting will be held on 26th March at 7.30 in Fearby Village Hall




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