Minutes from January 2017 meeting
UPPER NIDDERDALE PARISH COUNCIL
Parish Clerk: Mr Alan Bean
21 Doublegates Avenue, Ripon, HG4 2TP
Tel.: 01765 606395 E-mail: email@example.com
Minutes taken by Mr Alan Bean
MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
HELD ON MONDAY 9th 2016 at 7.30 pm
In Ramsgill Village Hall
PRESENT Cllr S. Ramsden (Chairman); Cllr D. Fothergill; Cllr J. Carter; Cllr A Challis; Cllr S Lumley, Cllr J Graham, Cllr B Harrison
APOLOGIES Cllr J Fort, Cllr P Nethercoat
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST ON THE AGENDA – None
MINUTES OF LAST MEETING Minutes for Parish Council Meeting held on Monday 12 December 2016, were proposed by Cllr J Carter. seconded by Cllr D Fothergill and signed by Chairman Cllr Ramsden and agreed by all Councillors present as a true and accurate copy
– Telephone Boxes – Reports have been sent to BT from Harrogate Borough Council, no response from BT as yet
– Commuted Sums – No new figures received, department dealing with this is currently stretched at HBC, so time scale for report to be received may be a while
– Bank Mandate – Forms now completed, and being returned to HSBC
Cllr S Ramsden informed the council that lettering is starting to come away on the war memorial at Middlesmoor. The on going memorial funding that C Lamb was following up on, is still pending.
Cllr S Lumley informed the council that Katy Penn is retiring from Nidd Plus. It was agreed to Cllr D Fothergill is to post a card, plus a up-dale “photo” and has been sent too
Cllr S Ramsden and Cllr A Challis itemised 29 issues in the area, and forwarded them to Area6 along with photos and maps which are now looking into it. The council also noted there was an area just out of Upper Nidderdales area, that suffers excessive water, just near Bridge Inn. The council are passing this information to Bewerley Parish Council, which covers this piece of road.It was also mentioned that flooding can occur at the river Nidd, opposite Longside Farm, due to gravel causing almost a dam.
Cllr J Carter reported signs are now ready to be mounted, and the dirt and moss that has accumulated on the play area has been cleaned off.
Cllr J Carter reported the caretaker was ready to attach the new signs, and cleaned the slime from the playground. He had already fitted the notice board with Cllr S Ramsden, .
MILLENIUM MARQUEE – nothing to report
PINFOLD – Noting to report
PLANNING – No planning applications received at this time
ACCOUNTS Balance of Community Account at 31/10/16 £ 2022. 27
Balance of Business Account at 31/10/16 £ 8053.22 £10,075.49
Cheques to Caretaker for year to date £1603.20 and for items needed £73.44 A Bean £170.00 and for training for £60
Discussion occurred over transparency fund with YLCA about funds remaining, an email was recieved on 09/01/17 at 15.02 stating funds can be used for any further costs that maybe incurred running the website and transparency
CORRESPONDENCE – nothing additional to email received from YLCA regarding transparency
TOUR DE YORKSHIRE – highways issues ave already discussed earlier, plus Yorkshire water have been contacted regarding rubbish and saplings alongside Gouthwaite Reservoir
WEBSITE – nothing to report
NEXT MEETING – Monday 13th February 2017 at Lofthouse Memorial Hall 7.30pm,
SIGNED BY ………………………………………………………………. DATE …………………………………………………….
CLLR S. RAMSDEN CHAIRMAN MONDAY 13 February 2017