Leyburn Town Council

Market Town & Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales


A Meeting of the above named Council convened by the Council is to be held in the Oak Room, Thornborough Hall on Monday, 20th October 2014 at 7.00pm.



Presentation by David Poole to give details of "The Tuesday Club" which is to be held weekly at The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn.


2. To receive any Declaration of Interest under the Council's Code of Conduct or Members' Register of Interest.

3. MINUTES OF MEETING held on Monday, 15th September 2014 – To approve the minutes of the meeting as a correct record.



Items Circulated

a. Clerks & Councils Direct - Sept 2014
b. White Rose Update - Sept 2014
c. House of Commons Library – Town Councils
d. YLCA - Minutes of Meetings at Leyburn, Richmond & Wetherby
e. Richmondshire Funding & Grants News
f. Leyburn & Mid Wensleydale Business Assoc. – July Minutes


g. Act of Remembrance in Market Place on Sunday, 9th November at 10.45 to be followed by service at Methodist Church and smaller gathering on
Tuesday, 11th November at 11 a.m. in Market Place.

h. Vacancies for two Town Councillors. Interested parties should write to Town Council giving their details by noon on Friday, 7th November, 2014.

Decision/Comment Required

i. To receive letter of resignation from Councillor Iain Bell.

j. To arrange dates for Councillors Surgeries and approve consolidated rules.

k. To adopt new Standing Order re. recording at Council Meetings following new regulations to amend Section 1 of the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960.

l. To revoke Standing Order no. 1 (m) which prohibited recording at any meeting.

m. To adopt new Standing Order 4 (g) to cover procedure for Councillors to use to request that items are added to the agenda. Suggested wording as follows: A Councillor who wishes to put an item on the agenda of the next meeting can do so either during the preceding full meeting of the Council, as a verbal request, or submit such a request for an item to be included on the agenda of the next meeting in writing, either by post or email to the Town Council Office at least ten days before the next Council meeting. Any such request will be considered by the Clerk and the decision whether or not to include that item will be taken by the Clerk.

n. To discuss new arrangements for dealing with planning applications and adopt new Standing Order 16C.

o. To revoke Standing Order 16A re Planning Working Parties.

p. Sunday morning trail bikes in Market Place – Further discussion re. possible action to take.

q. To discuss proposed road markings for Commercial Square to prevent indiscriminate parking at the entrance to Shawl Terrace and additional 'no through road' sign for Shawl Terrace.

r. Request from Wensleydale Round Table to hold bonfire on Shawl Playing Fields on 5th November and for a donation toward cost of Firework display.

s. Leyburn & Mid Wensleydale Business Association – Request for permission to use main Market Place for Christmas Fair and Father Christmas on Saturday,
6th December

t. Leyburn 1940's Weekend – Request for permission to use whole of Market Place and also Commercial Square on 25th & 26th July, 2015.

u. Leyburn 1940's Weekend - Request for donation for 2015 event.

Decision/Comment Required

a. Request from Salus (top floor) to take out non-load bearing wall to small office to provide easier wheelchair access.


a. 14/00672/Full Full planning for proposed extension to existing multi-functional Auction House to form multiuse Sensory Garden to provide external dining, events and function area for general tourism purposes at Tennants of Yorkshire, Auction Centre, Harmby Road.

b. 14/00729/Full Full planning for erection of 1.8metre high fence around all the perimeter of Garden(retrospective) at Stonecliffe, 5 Quarry Hills Lane.

Decision/Comment Required

c. 14/00582/VAR Variation of Condition 12 of Planning Permission ref. 13/00772/Full to allow the property to be certified to either Code Level 6 or Passivhaus Standard, 10 Quarry Hills Lane. Granted

d. 14/00617/Full Full planning for proposed sun lounge and garage,
10 St Matthew's Close. Granted

e. 14/00586/Full Full planning for proposed single storey extension to rear elevation and proposed front porch, 17 Dale Way Granted

f. 14/00579/Full Full planning to convert existing property into two dwellings, Chestnut Cottage, Harmby Road. Granted

g. 14/00605/LBC Listed Building Consent for installation of sky dish,
Trevor House, Richmond Road. Granted

h. 14/00592AA AA Advertisement consent for one fascia Sign, one goalpost/fascia sign, window graphics, frosted vinyl door and window manifestation over exposed windows and doors, One Stop Shop WITHDRAWN

Decision/Comment Required

a. Request from Mr Paul Ham to sell sundry items of stationery, puzzle books, colouring books and craft & gift items.

Decision/Comment Required

a. To discuss purchase of shrubs for Cemetery border next to road.

Decision/Comment Required

a. To award Christmas Lights Tender for 2014.

Decision/Comment Required

a. To approve accounts as attached.

b. External Auditor's Certificate and Opinion for 2013 – 14 has been received

c. To approve addition of two Councillors as cheque signatories.


14. DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Monday, 17th November, 2014 in the Oak Room, Thornborough Hall at 7.00 p.m.

Meeting closed
By Order of the Council.

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