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Parish Council have successfully negotiated two grants!

Constable Burton and Finghall Parish Council

πŸ’· Β£10,630.00 πŸ’·
  1. Β£10,000.00 for additional Play Equipment for Constable Burton Village Green from the Play Park Fund
  2. Β£630.00 + Vat for three Picnic Benches for Constable Burton Village Green from The Lower Wensleydale Partnership.

We are really pleased that we have (after much hard work) received these grants. The equipment will be installed later in the year.

Joan Hainsworth
Clerk to the Council

Minutes: Ordinary Meeting of Constable Burton and Finghall Parish Council held on the 16 November 2021

CONSTABLE BURTON AND FINGHALL PARISH COUNCIL

An Ordinary Meeting of Constable Burton and Finghall Parish Council was held on the 16 November 2021 at the Reading Room Constable Burton.

Members Present – Chairman Ian Hainsworth – Vice Chairman Howard Smith – District Cllr.R.Ormston   Cllrs H Dobson R Terry B Snarr There were no members of the public

There were no Declarations  of Interest

There were no apologies

Minutes of the Last Meeting had been read and approved.

Matters Arising – were taken forward on to the Agenda

Lower Wensleydale Partnership – the Parish Council had received a grant of Β£513 for Picnic Tables the amount applied for was Β£684 the Parish Council Grant percentage is 75%.

Unitary Authority – the Clerk advised the Meeting of two dates for briefings  1.12.21 at 7pm and 3.12.21 at 3pm 

Constable Burton – the Village sign on the A684  had been repaired.  Play Equipment had been inspected again and was satisfactory

Finghall – Dog Bins – an order had been placed on the 13 November 2021  for a further dog bin outside Westmoor Farm at a cost of Β£250.

Murder Stone Plaque – District Councillor Ormston had liaised with Highways for provision of traffic lights and installation of the Plaque the family had expressed a wish to be invited.

The Clerk would take this up with Peter Fall who is in touch with the family

Environment – Due to a request for the Parish Council to attend a meeting at the Queens Head

the Parish Clerk referred Councillors to Local Government Act 1972 Schedule 12 Part 11

paragraph 10 (1).

Finghall – The speed limit in Finghall had been extended down Blew House Lane to take into account the new development.

Any Other Business –  A further dog bin was requested for Constable Burton the Parish Clerk to organise.  Pot Holes in Barden were becoming a problem and a sign needed attention.The Clerk advised Councillors of the new e mail address for the Parish Councillor

The Clerk had donated a Computer to the Parish Council strictly for Parish Use.

Precept – The Chairman advised that the Precept could be held at Β£32220.00 as there was money in the Bank despite the increase in the Clerks remuneration.

This was proposed and seconded.

 Expenses

Councillors were advised that the Clerk had been underpaid for some considerable time.

The Clerk advised that she had been satisfied  with this situation as she felt it was a service to the Community and had would have  been happy to take the position on board as a volunteer.     But the Clerk had been advised that the two  hours she was paid for should be increased to a minimum of four hours and that the Salary should be increased in accordance with Salary Scale 20/21 NALC

Clerks Salary                  Β£500

Chapel Hire                    Β£7.00

Zurich Insurance            Β£167. 44

Computer                       Β£98.00 for checking

Wensleydale Pay Roll    Β£32.25

Meeting ClosedΒ  – 20.80

Date of Next Meeting – 15 February 2022

Agenda: Ordinary Meeting of Constable Burton and Finghall Parish Council – 16 November 2021

CONSTABLE BURTON AND FINGHALL PARISH COUNCIL

An Ordinary Meeting of Constable Burton and Finghall Parish Council will be held on the 16 November 2021at 7.30pm at the Reading Room Constable Burton.

AGENDA

  1. Declaration of Interests
  2. Apologies
  3. Minutes of Last Meeting
  4. Matters Arising
  5. Lower Wensleydale Partnership – Funding
  6. Unitary Authority
  7. Street Sign – Constable Burton
  8. Precept
  9. Dog Bin – Finghall – Order
  10. Murder Stone –  Installation
  11. Environment
  12. Speed Limit Finghall
  13. Items for Agenda
  14. Play Equipment – Constable Burton
  15. Any Other Business
  16. Expenses
  17. Date of Next Meeting

Agenda: Ordinary Meeting of Constable Burton and Finghall Parish Council – Tuesday 17th August 2021 at 7.30pm

CONSTABLE BURTON AND FINGHALL PARISH COUNCIL

An Ordinary Meeting of Constable Burton and Finghall Parish Council will be held at the Methodist Chapel Finghall on Tuesday 17 August 2021 at 7.30pm

AGENDA

  1. Apologies
  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Minutes of Last Meeting
  4. Matters Arising
  5. Local Plan
  6. Grants – Lower Wenseydale Partnership and Richmond District Council (Play Equipment)
  7. Playground Inspection
  8. Street Lighting
  9. Community Ownership Fund
  10. Highways – Hedges Verges Pot Holes Constabe Burton Village ~Sign
  11. Any Other Business
  12. Expenses
  13. Date of Next Meeting

Minutes: Annual General Meeting of Constable Burton and Fingal Parish Council – 18th May 2021

CONSTABLE BURTON AND FINGHALL PARISH COUNCIL

The Annual General Meeting of Constable Burton and Fingal Parish Council was held at 7.30 on the 18 May 2021 at the Reading Room Constable Burton.

Apologies – Cllr. Terry

Declaration of Interests – nil

Election of Chairman – Cllr. Hainswoth was re-elected Proposed – Cllr. Dobson seconded Cllr.Irwin

Vice Chairman – Cllr. Smith was re-elected – Proposed Cllr. Dobson seconded Cllr. Irwin

New Councillor – Barry Snarr was elected as the new Councillor for Constable Burton and all Forms of Acceptance and Declaration of Interest Forms were duly signed and would be forwarded to Democratic Services. The Post had been advertised to comply with procedure.

Minutes of the last virtual meeting were read and approved – Proposed Cllr. Irwin seconded Cllr. Dobson

The Chairman advised the Meeting that the Aga Form for the Audit had been completed and signed off by an Independent Auditor. The Dates for Public Display had been set (Item 3A).

Village Report Finghall – no one attended the Conference Call despite the time and date being advertised.

Village Report – Constable Burton – The Beech Tree Memorial project was on the agenda

The total cost of the project was Β£4.546. The carver was Lukas Beben . The Plaque records 15 names of those who lost their lives in the service of our Country

Reading Room – The Reading Room has raised Β£858. from Hirings. Further funding will be required for repairs and Renovations.

Trees within the Community which had been a cause for concern have been pruned.

Pandemic – It was felt that the whole community had pulled together in very difficult times and everyone was thanked for their efforts.

A full in depth report for Constable Burton is on the website.

Village Report Hauxwell – no attendance

Barden – no attendance.

Councillors were advised that all Village Reports had to be produced for the Annual General Meeting.

Retirement – A Small Celebration had been organised to present Councillor and Mrs. Loadman with gifts. Unfortunately Councillor Loadman did not attend the Meeting and this had to be abandoned

The Chairman thanked Cllr Loadman in his absence, Councillor Loadman had done an outstanding job in his Service to the Community right across the Richmondshire Area and would be sadly missed.

Date and Venue of the next Annual General Meeting to be advised.

Meeting closed 20.00