Minutes of the meeting of Barkston Ash Parish Council held on Tuesday, 10th May, in the Village Hall.
Present: Catherine Daniels, Liane Williams, Guy Williams, Andrew Wilson. In the absence of the Chairman, Jonathan Hirst, Mrs Daniels took the chair for the start of the meeting.
Apologies were received from John Brassington.
Minutes of the meeting held on 15th March had been circulated prior to the meeting and were proposed Guy Williams and seconded Catherine Daniels.
Election of Officers:
Catherine Daniels was proposed Chair by Liane Williams and seconded by Andrew Wilson – all in agreement.
Guy Williams was proposed as Vice Chair by Catherine Daniels and seconded by Andrew Wilson – all agreed.
Following the resignation of Jonathan Hirst the vacancy had been advertised and there was no requirement for an election. There had been an existing vacancy following the parish council elections in 2015.
Two names were put forward to fill the vacancies, Mrs Susan Williams and Dr Katy Turton.
Both were proposed by Catherine Daniels and seconded by Liane Williams.
Acceptance of Office and Declaration of interest forms will be completed and returned to Selby District Council.
Invoices for payment were approved Andrew Wilson and Liane Williams:
Concept 9 – grass cutting - £112.50
Parker Hartley – payroll charges - £49.50
HMRC – Nat Insurance - £28.60
Aon – Insurance - £247.29
A Smalley – grass cutting (final payment) - £150.00
As Mr Hirst is no longer a councillor he will be replaced by Guy Williams as a cheque signatory.
There had been no new planning applications to view.
The application for change of use from dwelling to nursery at Rainbow Nursery had been granted.
Any Other Business:
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, 12th July 2016