Leyburn Town Council

Market Town & Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales

LEYBURN TOWN COUNCIL

A Meeting of the above named Council convened by the Council is to be held in the Oak Room, Thornborough Hall on Monday, 17th November 2014 at 7.00pm.

AGENDA

PUBLIC REPRESENTATIONS

1. APOLOGIES

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, 20th October 2014 – To approve the minutes of the meeting as a correct record.

4. CLERK'S REPORT

5. REPORTS FROM MEETINGS ATTENDED BY COUNCILLORS

6. CORRESPONDENCE & REPORTS
Items Circulated

a. Clerks & Councils Direct – November, 2014
b. Market Times – October 2014
c. NYCC – Extra Care Housing – October 2014 newsletter
d. Leyburn & Mid Wensleydale Business Association - Minutes of Sept. 2014 meeting

Information

e. NYCC - Library Service Public Consultation will run for 3 months from
3rd November 2014 until 8th February 2015. Information and online survey available on website www.northyorks.gov.uk/libraryconsultation. Hard copies will be available in libraries. There will also be a drop-in consultation event at Leyburn Library on Thursday, 27th November between 2 pm and
6 pm.

Decision/Comment Required

f. NYCC - To discuss changes to Highway Grass cutting service. There will be a 95% reduction in urban grass cutting from April 2015. In Leyburn only grass at certain road junctions will be cut.

g. To discuss speeding cars on Middleham Road.

h. To review the requirement for a Correspondence file in the office.

i. Leyburn Town Team - Request for letter of support for Town Team application for COF funds for benchmarking research and activities to promote Leyburn and help increase visitor numbers and visitor spending.

j. Great North Air Ambulance – Request for donation for 2015.

k. Dales Festival of Food and Drink - Request for permission to hold Festival of Food and Drink on 2nd, 3rd and 4th May 2015 in the field opposite Tennants Auction Centre on Harmby Road.

l. To arrange dates for Councillors' Surgeries.

m. Office closure for Christmas and New Year - To approve closure on 29th, 30th & 31st December. Office to re-open on Friday, 2nd January 2015.

7. THORNBOROUGH HALL
Decision/Comment Required

a. To award Gardening Tender for Thornborough Hall Gardens for 2015.

b. To set date for next Thornborough Hall Meeting.

c. To set Oak Room hire rates for 2015 .

8. PLANNING
Information

a. 14/00643/Full Full planning for excavation to form slurry Lagoon, Washfold Farm, Moor Road. Granted

b. 14/00644/Full Full planning for construction of general purpose agricultural building, Washfold Farm, Moor Road. Granted

c. 14/00648/Full Full planning to replace two windows, replace cladding above door and installation of two sun tunnel roof lights (retrospective), Rose Cottage, 6 Quarry Hills Lane. Granted

Decision/Comment Required

d. 14/00800/Full Full planning for single storey side extension with mezzanine floor at 45 Brentwood.

e. 14/00772/Full Full planning for proposed sun lounge and detached garage at
10 St Matthew's Close.

f. 14/00748/Full Full planning for amendments to windows, new internal partitions, removal of internal partitions and new structural openings to first floor; change of use of Old Mill section to residential at Walk Mill, Mill Lane.

9. MARKET
Information

a. Christmas week Friday Market to be held on Tuesday, 23rd December 2014.

b. Northern Dales Farmers Market Ltd will no longer be coming to Leyburn due to a drop in their stall numbers.

10. PLAYING FIELDS
Decision/Comment Required

Request from James Cox for permission to use lower area of Shawl Playing Field to hold Boot Camps six days a week (Tuesday – Sunday), three two- hour sessions per day.

11. CEMETERY
Decision/Comment Required

Update on price for shrubs.

12. CHRISTMAS LIGHTS & FLORAL DECORATIONS
Information

Christmas Fair and Christmas lights switch-on will be held on Saturday, 6th December 2014, in the Market Place.

13. ACCOUNTS
Information

a. Internal Auditor has resigned. New Auditor will be appointed in 2015.

Decision/Comment Required

b. To approve accounts as attached.

14. EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION

15. DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Monday, 15th December 2014 in the Oak Room, Thornborough Hall at 7.00 p.m.

Meeting closed
By Order of the Council.

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