21st May 2012


The Meeting of South Cave Parish Council took place in the Town Hall, Market Place, South Cave commencing at 7:00pm.


Present:    Cllrs Barnett,  M. Turner, L. Turner, Kelly, Munby, Phillips, Jamieson  &  Kingdom

Mrs L Fielding - Clerk

Ward Councillors –Rita Hudson & Tony Galbraith

One member of the public


Clerk Mrs L Fielding, took to the chair for the following 2 items


Public Forum

(i)Cllr Barnett raised concerns with the planning application received for change of use for at The Pavillion, South Cave.   Residents have been asking why the playgroup will be using the Pavillion room every day as other groups within the village will then have limited times.  Cllr Phillips proposed an informal meeting be arranged with the South Cave Sports and Recreation Club prior to the Planning application being raised at the next meeting.  Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.


(ii)Cllr Phillips raised awareness of some resident’s problems gaining access to fibre optic broadband and proposed the Parish Council contact the suppliers on behalf of residents.


57590512        Election of Chairman & Declaration of Acceptance of Office for the year 2012/13

Cllr M. Turner proposed that Cllr Barnett be elected as Chair for the year 2012/13, Seconded Cllr Kelly, Vote 7 in favour, 1 abstention.

Cllr Barnett signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office document.


Cllr Barnett (Chair), took to the Chair for the remainder of the meeting


57600512         Election of Vice Chairman

Cllr Kelly proposed that Cllr M. Turner be elected as Vice Chairman for the year 2012/13, Seconded Cllr Phillips, Vote 6 in favour, 2 abstentions.

Cllr M. Turner signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office document.


57610512         Apologies for absence

Cllr L. Turner proposed that apologies be accepted from Cllr Lenton, Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.


57620512         Parish Council Vacancy

(i)The Parish Council considered five applications for one vacancy for Co-Option onto the Parish Council:

Cllr Barnett proposed Caroline Hardy be accepted, Seconded Cllr Phillips, All in favour.

(ii)The Parish Council noted the vacancy for one Parish Councillor.


57630512         Organization of Committees

Appointment of members or representatives to serve on the under mentioned committees (categories may be subject to change)                                                  

(a)Finance, Training and General Policy - Full Council

(b)Farmers Market – Cllrs Kelly, Barnett & Munby

Chair: Cllr Kelly

(c)Open Spaces – Cllrs L. Turner, M. Turner, Jamieson, Barnett, Munby, Phillips & Hardy

Chair: Cllr L. Turner

(d)Planning & Technical ServicesCllrs L.Turner, M. Turner, Barnett, Kelly, Lenton, Phillips and Munby

Chair: Cllr M. Turner

(e)ERNLLCA – Cllr Kelly

(f)South Cave Social & Rec. Committee – Cllr L. Turner

(g)S & E Barnard Trust – Cllrs L. Turner & Barnett

(h)Mrs Barnard’s Allotment Charity – Cllr M. Turner

       (i)Samuel Jobson’s Charity: 4 year term of office

(j)Police Liaison Representative – Cllr Kelly

(k)School Liaison Representative – Cllr Barnett

(l)Emergency Committee – Full Council

(m)Planning - Full Council

(o)Preservation Society – War Memorial Working Party Representative – Cllr Kingdom

(p)Christmas Lights – Cllrs L. Turner, Barnett & Kingdom

(q)Allotment Committee – Cllrs Phillips, L. Turner & Barnett  


57640512        Ward Councillors Reports (For Information Only)

Ward Councillor Tony Galbraith:

Cllr Galbraith was present at the Planning Committee for the big scheme in Brough, South of railway.  The application was passed by a casting vote by the Chairman. Further applications are to follow.   The Application was differed for further approvals by certain organizations.   Highways will not make a decision until October 2012.  The Appropriate Government Department advised the application will not have significant adverse effects on the other shopping centre.  Cllr Galbraith voted against the application due to the Highways arguments and concerns with the effect on South Hunsley School.  The application will involve a further 750 new houses, there is currently approval for 300 new houses, and 500 new houses on the industrial estate in Welton at the North Ferriby end.  South Hunsley could be looking at a further 2500 additional students, which does have provisions from builders to extend the site.  The school is currently a Academy and catchments cannot be altered for 4 years. 


Improvements on A164 Humber Bridge to Beverley started to 31st March 2012.  With no official diversion routes.  Highways are encouraging traffic to use other routes one through South Cave.  Traffic surveys are in place to measure the level of increased traffic through South Cave.


Ward Councillor Rita Hudson:

Cllr Hudson advised the ERYC will be completing works to the beck located on Beverley Road, South Cave.  Clerk to investigate further.


57650512        Approval of Previous Meetings Minutes, 16th April 2012

Cllr L. Turner proposed that the minutes of the 16th April 2012 be approved and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, Seconded Cllr Kelly, Vote 7 for, 1 Abstention.  

Annual Parish Meeting Minutes, 26th May 2011

Cllr Barnett proposed that the minutes of the 26th May 2011 be approved and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, Seconded Cllr L. Turner, All in favour.  


57660512        Declarations of Interest          

There was no Declaration of Interest


57670512        Police Matters

There were no police in attendance, a list of crimes was provided with Figures for April 2012.  Cllr Kingdom requested the police provide trend reports.


57680512        Committees

(i) The Council received and where necessary adopted the resolutions from within the minutes of the following committee meetings:  

Finance & General Policy Committee – 23rd April 2012

Cllr M. Turner proposed that the minutes be approved and entered into records, as a true and accurate record, Seconded Cllr Kingdom, All in favour


57690512        Finance

(i)The Parish Council requested the repairs to Clock Tower Lights to be placed on the next Full Council Agenda with further information.

(ii)The Parish Council noted the South Cave Parish Council internal Audit report and recommendations.

(iii)The Parish Council appointed Mr D S Walker as Internal Auditor for the year 2012/13 (with no change to costs) in the interest of sound financial management and approved the terms of reference. Proposed Cllr Kelly, Seconded Cllr Kingdom, All in favour.

(iv)The Parish Council approved the year-end accounts for 2011/12.  Proposed Cllr L. Turner, Seconded Cllr Kingdom, All in favour.

(v)The Parish Council approved Accounting Statements for Audit Commission 2011/2012.  Proposed Cllr Barnett, Seconded Cllr Kingdom, All in favour.     

(vi)The Parish Council approved the Annual Governance Statement 2011/2012. Proposed Cllr Kingdom, Seconded Cllr Munby, All in favour.

(vii)The Parish Council approved the appointment of Mrs K. Cooper for the production of Year End Accounts ready for Internal & External Audit 2012/13. At an hourly rate of £10.00, Proposed Cllr Phillips, Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

(viii)The Parish Council noted receipt of Lifestyle Voluntary Group Donation and suggested the donation be used within the Playpark area. 

(ix)The Parish Council noted the U3A donation towards hanging baskets

(x)The Parish Council considered the cleaning of Bus Shelters.  Cllr M. Turner proposed these should be cleaned annually.  Seconded Cllr Phillips, All in favour.

(xi)The Parish Council considered the additional charges for infrastructure for Christmas Lighting.  Cllr Phillips proposed the Parish Council instruct the contractor to arrange traffic management at a convenient time without incurring additional costs.  Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

(xii)The Parish Council approved items for payment for May 2012.





C Langley

Farmers Market Caretaker



B Sheppard

Footway Sweeper



I Donkin

Repairs to playpark




Electrical Work - Night Light & Sockets



D Walker

Internal Audit



Humber & Wolds Rural Community Council




B Sheppard

Newsletter Distribution



Nu-Lawn Landscapes Ltd

Village Entrance Signs Installations







N Power

Street Lighting



N Power

Street Lighting



J Ellerker

Grass Cutting


















South Cave Parish Council

Petty Cash



Brady Corp. Ltd

Safety Sign



Spoilt Cheque




MNB Computing

System Clean



South Cave Primary School

Farmers Market venue hire



CIT Vendor Finance




Yorkshire Water













Cllr M. Turner raised concerns with the increase in Venue Hire for South Cave Farmers Market & Crafts, and proposed the payment be issued for the current agreed amount and for the Parish Council to make contact with South Cave Primary School to establish the reasons for the increase.  Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

Cllr M. Turner proposed that these items be paid on the grounds of sound financial management of the Parish Council, Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.


57700512         Correspondence

(i)The Parish Council received internal audit for year ended 2011 to 2012 (duplicated item in minute reference 57690512 (ii).

(ii)The Parish Council noted the South Cave Preservation society Annual General Meeting & Management Committee meeting minutes.

(iii)The Parish Council noted the Rural Strategy Consultation closing date.

(iv)The Parish Council noted the ERYC Broadband Questionnaire, and requested this be placed in the next Newsletter.

(v)The Parish Council considered the response to LDF consultation documentation.  Cllr Munby proposed the Parish Council forward to the ERYC, Seconded Cllr L. Turner, Vote 6 for, 2 abstentions.

(vi)The Parish Council considered the arrangement of joint committee meetings, with groups of The Parish to share information and suggested Clerk co-ordinate accordingly.

(vii)The Parish Council noted the re-surface arrangements for Steep Hill, South Cave.  Cllr Turner suggested Highways be contacted, regarding the prioritisation of works within the village.

 (viii)The Parish Council noted the update received relating to Swinescaife Road, Satalite navigation information and suggest Clerk make contact to rectify the problem.


57710512         Administration

Item (i) on the Agenda postponed to end of meeting due to confidentiality.      

(ii)That the Code of Conduct, as adopted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council on 4th April 2012, be adopted to take effect as of 1st July 2012. Subject to review following the receipt of further information from the Monitoring Officer/ERYC in relation to pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests.    Proposed Cllr Barnett, Seconded Cllr Kelly, All in favour.

(iii)The Parish Council considered the recommendations to adopt a Complaints Procedure and suggested Cllrs digest the information to be adopted at next Full Council Meeting.


57720512        Other Matters

(i)The Parish Council received an update relating to night vision goggles and noted the Police did not have any interest in receiving the item. 

(ii)The Parish Council considered the purchase of an additional litter bin to be located at Church Hill, South Cave, and in the interest of sound financial management, obtain a price for the installation of an additional litter bin to ensure this can be purchased and installed within budget.  

(iii)The Parish Council received & considered recommendations relating to the changes to Cave Gates Allotments and noted 32 residents are waiting for Garden Allotments.  Cllr Kelly proposed the Allotment Advisory Committee make further investigations to establish a suitable location of up to two acres of land.  Seconded Cllr Phillips, All in favour.

(iv)The Parish Council considered Christmas 2012 events.  Clerk to make arrangements and advise the Full Council.


In view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted, it is advisable in the public interest that the public be temporarily excluded and they are instructed to withdraw.

57730512         Administration

(i)The Parish Council received applications for self employed Footway Sweeper, considered applications for interview, arranged interview guidance & dates.  Three of Five applications were considered for interview, final recommendations to be brought to Full Council.  


57740512        The Council noted the date of the next Parish Council Meeting - Monday 18th June 2012.