Parish Council Meeting – Minutes 5th February 2018

Yatton Keynell Parish Council
MINUTES OF A FULL MEETING OF YATTON KEYNELL PARISH COUNCIL

Monday 5th February 2018

Present: Cllr A Parker (Chair), Cllr. C. Grainger, Cllr S Hayward, Cllr. F. Plowman, Cllr R Whittaker and Ian Plowman (Clerk)
Apologies: Cllr. M Crookall, Cllr. M Green, Cllr K Jones, Cllr Baroness J Scott of By Brook OBE
Also Present: 4 Members of the public

1. PUBLIC GALLERY
No General Issues raised, Mr J B Scott, gave a short explanation of his tender for village maintenance. Mr M Rimms gave a short presentation in support of his planning application.

2. REGISTER OF INTERESTS
None to declare

3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr M Crookall, Cllr M Green, Cllr K Jones & Cllr Baroness J Scott of By Brook OBE

4. MINUTES OF THE LAST PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of the Meetings – 8th January 2018
Signed By: Cllr A Parker

5. REGISTER OF ACTION
War Memorial – If no funding can be sourced by end of February project will be scrapped.

Clarks Leaze Playground – Response to be sent to Greensquare along with a request for funds. Funds will also be sought from the Race Circuit.

Track between Blacksmith Close & School – application for public right of way deferred for six months.

Churchyard Status – Meeting to be arranged with PCC to state Parish Council’s position.

Community Benefit Fund – Church AV System, it was reported that the Area Board have awarded funding to this project, once the Area Board minutes are available any terms will be reviewed.

Community Benefit Fund – YKRA – Request update in six months.

Burial Ground Charges – Proposed changes to Burial Ground were accepted unanimously and are listed below to be implemented from 1st April 2018. Proposed rules & regulations have been circulated and will be discussed at the March meeting.

Exclusive Right to the Plot                     Interment
Burial – Single £100.00                          £100.00
Burial – Double £120.00                        £100.00

Interment of Ashes £35.00                   £50.00

Erection of Headstone (Burial Pots only) – £75.00 additional inscription £35.00
Interment of Ashes includes the right to position a flat tablet.

Village Maintenance – Tender submitted by JCBS. The grass cutting elements were accepted unanimously. Village Planters, JCBS along with Councillors to source alternative suppliers for plants and materials which will be invoiced direct to YKPC to enable VAT recovery. Maintenance will in future years be tendered as two contracts, one for grass cutting & one for the planter maintenance.

6. PLANNING
17/11764/FUL – Demolish of existing wood garage and replace with new – Hedgerows Grove Lane.
Support – Unaminous – Revised design has increased the distance between garage and boundary and the height has been reduced.
17/07683/LBC – Proposed like – for – like replacement front dormer windows – Hogsbush Cottage, West Yatton.
Support – Unaminous – Retrospective application.

7. CLERK & FINANCE
I J Plowman – £ 168.85 – Salary January

B Senneck – £850 – Tree felling surgery footpath.

YKRA – £120.00 – Hire of Room

The Bell Inn – £260 – Pensioners Christmas Lunch

8. COUNCILLORS QUESTIONS AND ITEMS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS
Parish Steward – council to write to Cllr Wayman (Wiltshire council Cabinet Member responsible for Highways) expressing satisfaction with the excellent service provided by the Parish Steward.

Meeting Closed 20:30
Next meeting: Monday 5th March 2018