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MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF INGLEBY BARWICK PARISH COUNCIL, HELD AT ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI CHURCH CENTRE, BARWICK WAY, INGLEBY BARWICK, ON WEDNESDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2005, COMMENCING AT 7.15 P.M.

 

PRESENT:

 

Chairman: Councillor Mrs I. Machin;

 

Vice-Chairman: Councillor T.W. Bowman;

 

Parish Councillors: W. Feldon, N. Morrison, R. Patterson, Mrs S. Rouse and D. Scott;

 

Ward Councillors: 

 

Ingleby Barwick East        Kevin Faulks;

                                                David Harrington.

 

Ingleby Barwick West       Kenneth Dixon;

                                                Lee Narroway;

                                                Ross Patterson.

                                               

Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer: Paula M. Hall;

 

8 Members of the public attended the meeting.

 

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.

Apologies for absence were received from or on behalf of Parish Councillor Ms J. Morrison and Ward Councillor Andrew Larkin (Ingleby Barwick East).

 

88. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

The Chairman outlined the Parish Council’s policy on the 10 minutes allocation for public participation.

 

Lowfields Avenue – Review of Closure

Concerns were raised from the public attending the meeting with regard to the delivery of the consultation leaflets to residents, with some residents not receiving a leaflet and others receiving two.

Concerns were also raised with regard to the length and wording of the article on Lowfields Avenue published in the recent newsletter distributed by IBIS Councillors.

 

The Chairman and Clerk to the Parish Council, confirmed receipt of recent correspondence from a representative of IAG in respect of Lowfields Avenue, Review of Closure - Proposed format of the public meeting. 

 

Chairman……………………………..

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89. CODE OF CONDUCT – DECLARATION OF INTERESTS.

 

Councillor T.W. Bowman declared a personal/non-prejudicial interest in relation to the following items on the Agenda, as he is a school governor at Whinstone Primary School, Ingleby Barwick:

 

Item No. 6                             -  Lowfields Avenue Review of Closure – Public Meeting

   Proposed Format, General Principles and Terms of

   Reference.

 

Councillor T.W. Bowman declared a personal/prejudicial interest in relation to the following items on the Agenda, as his spouse is Treasurer on the Community Hall Management Committee:

 

Item No. 5                            -  Matters Arising: TVRCC, Village Halls and Rural

   Community Building Development Project, Ingleby

   Barwick Community Hall;

 

Item No. 11 (c)                     -  Ingleby Barwick Community Hall Accounts.

 

Councillor T.W. Bowman stated that he has been granted a dispensation to speak and vote on the above items.

 

Councillor W. Feldon declared a personal/non-prejudicial interest in relation to the following item on the Agenda, as he is a school governor at St. Francis of Assisi CE Primary School, Ingleby Barwick:

 

Item No. 6                             -  Lowfields Avenue Review of Closure – Public Meeting

   Proposed Format, General Principles and Terms of

   Reference.

 

Councillor W. Feldon declared a personal/prejudicial interest in relation to the following items on the Agenda, as he represents the Parish Council on the Community Hall’s Management Committee:

 

Item No. 5                            -  Matters Arising: TVRCC, Village Halls and Rural

   Community Building Development Project, Ingleby

   Barwick Community Hall;

 

Item No. 11 (c)                     -  Ingleby Barwick Community Hall Accounts.

 

Councillor W. Feldon stated that he has been granted a dispensation to speak and vote on the above items.

 

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Councillor Mrs I. Machin declared a personal/prejudicial interest in relation to the following items on the Agenda, as she represents the Parish Council on the Community Hall’s Management Committee:

 

Item No. 5                            -  Matters Arising: TVRCC, Village Halls and Rural

   Community Building Development Project, Ingleby

   Barwick Community Hall;

 

Item No. 11 (c)                     -  Ingleby Barwick Community Hall Accounts.

 

Councillor Mrs I. Machin stated that she has been granted a dispensation to speak and vote on the above items.

 

Councillor R. Patterson declared a personal/prejudicial interest in relation to the following items on the Agenda, as he represents the Parish Council on the Community Hall’s Management Committee:

 

Item No. 5                            -  Matters Arising: TVRCC, Village Halls and Rural

   Community Building Development Project, Ingleby

   Barwick Community Hall;

 

Item No. 11 (c)                     -  Ingleby Barwick Community Hall Accounts.

 

Councillor R. Patterson stated that he has been granted a dispensation to speak and vote on the above items.

 

Councillor R. Patterson declared a personal/non-prejudicial interest in relation to the following item on the Agenda, as he was a member of the Green Wedge Action Group, which has now dissolved.  He also lives adjacent to the development and to the resident who has approached the Parish Council:

 

Item No. 9                             -  Ingleby Mill Primary School Development,

   Barwick Lane/Low Lane, Ingleby Barwick – Screening to

   Adjacent Properties.

 

Councillor Mrs S. Rouse declared a personal/non-prejudicial interest in relation to the following item on the Agenda, as she is a school governor at St. Francis of Assisi CE Primary School, Ingleby Barwick:

 

Item No. 6                             -  Lowfields Avenue Review of Closure – Public Meeting

   Proposed Format, General Principles and Terms of

   Reference.

 

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Councillor Mrs S. Rouse declared a personal/prejudicial interest in relation to the following items on the Agenda, as she represents Ingleby Barwick Over 50’s Group on the Community Hall’s Management Committee and is Secretary:

 

Item No. 5                            -  Matters Arising: TVRCC, Village Halls and Rural

   Community Building Development Project, Ingleby

   Barwick Community Hall;

 

Item No. 11 (c)                     -  Ingleby Barwick Community Hall Accounts.

 

Councillor Mrs S. Rouse stated that she has been granted a dispensation to speak and vote on the above items.

 

Councillor Mrs S. Rouse declared a personal/non-prejudicial interest in relation to the following item on the Agenda, as she is a school governor at Ingleby Mill Primary School:

 

Item No. 9                             -  Ingleby Mill Primary School Development,

   Barwick Lane/Low Lane, Ingleby Barwick – Screening to

   Adjacent Properties.

 

 

90. MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF INGLEBY BARWICK PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON 21ST SEPTEMBER 2005.  AFTER CONSIDERATION, TO APPROVE THE SIGNATURE OF THE MINUTES BY THE PERSON PRESIDING AS A CORRECT RECORD.

The Minutes of the Meeting of Ingleby Barwick Parish Council held on 21st September 2005, having been circulated to Members, were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman at the meeting, accordingly.

 

 

91. MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MEETING ON 21ST SEPTEMBER 2005.

 

(a) Item 23 (c) 2000/2001 - Greenside and Beckfields Shopping Centres, Ingleby Barwick.

 

The Clerk informed that she had arranged a meeting to visit the shopping areas with Mr Jagpal, which took place on Tuesday 4th October 2005.  The meeting was attended by Councillors W. Feldon, Mrs I. Machin, Mrs S. Rouse and the Clerk.

 

 

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It was noted that the visit began at Beckfields shopping area.  Various issues were discussed, which included the following:

 

-                      tidying up the area at the side and rear of Beckfields Medical Centre;

-                      cleaning the lights under the shop canopies;

-                      the general cleanliness at the front of the shops;

-                      the rubbish at the rear of the shops, in particular the ‘One Stop’ shop;

-                      the smell generated from the takeaways.

 

Whilst at the location discussions on the general cleanliness of the area took place with representatives from both the One Stop shop and the Beckfields Public House.

 

Following the visit Mr Jagpal is to tidy up the area to the side and rear of the Beckfields Medical Centre.

The Clerk has spoken with Environmental Health regarding the rubbish at the rear of the shops, who have since visited the location and spoken with staff at the One Stop shop.

The shop has recently undergone alterations and the rubbish generated from that is to be cleared away within the next week.  There were no food deposits visible.

 

The visit then continued on to the Greenside shopping area. Various issues were raised, which included the following:

 

-                      Pizza takeaway, overflowing bin, general cleanliness at rear of shop;

-                      Chinese takeaway has old bin with no lid on;

-                      Derelict storage area and car park at the rear of the shops needs attention;

-                      Car park cleanliness and overgrowing shrubs obstructing sightline at the entrance/exit to car park.

 

Whilst at the location discussions took place with representatives from the pizza and Chinese takeaways, Browns Estate Agents and the Teal Arms Public House.

 

Following the visit Mr. Jagpal is to tidy up the storage area and car park at the rear of the shops.

The Clerk has spoken with Environmental Health who have visited the takeaways and are also arranging for either a new lid or total new bin for the Chinese takeaway.

The Teal Arms Public House is to arrange to have the shrubs cut back in the car park.

 

 

Chairman………………………………..

 

 

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(b) Item 177 2004/2005 River Tees Heritage Park Proposals – Footbridge Over the River Tees.

The Clerk reported that is awaiting confirmation of a date from CPRE, as to when a representative is available to attend a Parish Council meeting.

 

No further information to date.

 

(c) Item 51 2005/2006 Toddlers Play Area, Adjacent to Tesco, Ingleby Barwick.

The Clerk informed that she has received confirmation from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (S.B.C.) that the vandalised gates are having to be replaced and are on order, although there is 6 weeks delivery period.  The new gates will be painted yellow, which is a safety requirement for people who are visually impaired.

In the short term until the gates are delivered, S.B.C. have placed a pedestrian barrier on one of the access points into the play area, to prevent dogs entering off the adjacent grassed area.

It is noted that the signs being provided at the play area will be erected in the near future.

The Clerk informed that she has contacted the local Police regarding the vandalized gates who have confirmed that as there has been no further information received on the matter the case has been closed.

 

(d) Item 74 2005/2006 Ingleby Barwick Community Warden Service – Monthly Walkabouts.

The Clerk informed that she is in the process of arranging the first monthly walkabout, having received PC Stockley’s shift patterns.  It was previously proposed that the walkabout’s take place the week before a Parish Council meeting, in order that any points raised could be reported back.

 

RESOLVED that the Clerk arrange for the first walkabout to take place on Wednesday 9th November 2005, which is to be attended by Councillors T.W. Bowman and W. Feldon.  The Clerk to confirm arrangements accordingly.

 

(e) Item 77 2005/2006 Tees Valley Rural Community Council, Village Halls and Rural Community Building Development Project, Ingleby Barwick Community Hall.

The Clerk informed that she is in the process of arranging a mutually agreeable date for the meeting with the Village Halls Advisor in early December 2005.  The meeting would be attended by the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Clerk of the Parish Council and the Chairman and Treasurer from the Community Hall Management Committee.

 

 

Chairman…………………………..

 

 

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92. LOWFIELDS AVENUE REVIEW OF CLOSURE – PUBLIC MEETING PROPOSED FORMAT, GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND TERMS OF REFERENCE.

 

The Clerk reported that she had circulated the information received from S.B.C. on the public meeting ‘Proposed Format, General Principles and Terms of Reference’ to Parish Council Members for their observation prior to the meeting.

 

The information provided notes as follows:

 

Public Meeting Proposed Format, General Principles and Terms of Reference

 

The meeting(s) will take the following format:

·        An independent consultant will explain the format of the meeting and the guiding principles (or Terms of Reference) for the meeting

·        An independent Consultant will present, to those attending an overview of the outcome of the consultation process and other relevant information, for instance:-

o       Road Safety

o       Traffic flows and distributions

o       Petition (if submitted in time)

o       Further Development of Housing

o       Further development of current Road Infrastructure

o       Synopsis of options evaluated, at that time, by the consultant

·        The assembled members of the Public will be invited to ask questions of the consultant, (this will include IAG).

·        The meeting will then break up into smaller “workshop” groups to discuss the consultants presentation and to consider the impact of the road being open or closed and other options.

·        Each workshop will be facilitated by a trained facilitator, from either the consultants or SBC, and will have a maximum size of 12 people per group to ensure effective workshop protocols can be followed.

·        At the end of the workshops the general points raised at that workshop will be relayed to others via the facilitator reporting to the whole meeting.

·        The workshop outcomes will be collated by the independent consultant and they will prepare a synopsis report to SBC, Ward Members, Ingleby Barwick Parish Council and other interest groups. The report will also be made available on the Council’s website. The Consultant will advise whether further meetings are necessary to develop any emerging initiatives that will not be picked up through the Area Transport Board.

 

 

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·        The Decision making process will then involve the Council’s Head of Engineering and Transportation, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Transport. All the relevant factors mentioned above (and anything else relevant that emerges i.e. from consultation and engagement) and the workshop outcomes will be drawn together to reach a balanced decision.

·        That decision will be relayed to Ward Councillors (who will advise residents and IAG through their local networks) and the Parish Council by SBC.

 

Guiding Principles of the meeting

·        Everyone must respect the right of individuals to have their own opinion.

·        Abusive, aggressive or derogatory remarks, toward anyone attending, will not be tolerated. (People not respecting this rule will be asked to leave).

·        People are expected to be polite, tolerant and understand different people have different perspectives.

·        No new suggestions emerging at workshops will be dismissed out of hand, but it may be appropriate to have a debate within the workshop of any obvious pros or cons.

·        Suggestions emerging that require a detailed assessment of the bigger picture (i.e. re-instate Stage 4 of theThornaby By Pass) will be forwarded to the Area Transport Board as the proper body, to assist development of the Area Transport Strategy.

·        If participants have questions or issues that are not directly relevant to Lowfields Avenue (for instance general enquiries around development control etc) there will be a comments and queries book available at the meeting for these to be jotted down. SBC will provide a response to such queries where people leave contact details.

 

The Parish Council considered all the information provided.

 

RESOLVED that the Parish Council suggest to S.B.C., that in view of the strong feeling of the Action Groups, both IAG and RAG, for and against the opening of Lowfields Avenue, that they be given a short slot each of possibly 5 minutes to present their case to the meeting, prior to breaking up into smaller ‘workshop’ groups.  The Clerk to respond to S.B.C. accordingly.

 

93. EASTERN AREA TRANSPORT STRATEGY – CONSIDERATION TO BE GIVEN TO PRIORITIES.

The Clerk noted that she had circulated the revised copy of the Problems, Opportunities and Actions Summary Table received from S.B.C. to Parish Council Members for their observation, prior to the meeting.

 

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The Parish Council considered the information and raised the following points for present and future consideration:

 

1.         Improved Network Links to –

 

-                      Middle of Thornaby

-                      Stockton

-                      Middlesbrough

-                      Darlington

 

Direct Bus links to and from all rail stations, including:

 

-                      Thornaby

-                      Darlington

-                      Tyneside

 

2.         Thornaby Bypass – Stage 4 of the former Thornaby Bypass should be

           reinstated.

 

3.         Bridge over the River Tees – provision of footpath/cycleway link to

      Preston Park, to encourage walking in the proposed Heritage/Country

      Park.

 

4.        Secondary School Provision – increased provision in Ingleby

      Barwick would reduce outgoing traffic at peak times.

 

5.        Captain James Cook Hospitaldirect bus link to the Hospital.

 

6.         Footpaths Along the River Tees and Leven – instituting the country

      footpaths as provided on the plans e.g. Leven Bank to Bettys Close

      Farm.

 

7.         Road Safety, Beckfields Avenue and Blair Avenueformal

      crossing facilities required on Beckfields Avenue and Blair Avenue.

 

8.         Broomwood Development, Village 5, Crossing Point to Tesco –

       a direct crossing point is required from the Broomwood Development

       to Tesco/local shops, as pedestrians and elderly residents wanting to

       use the local shops will have a very long, impractical journey to make

       to cross the road.

 

 

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9.          Traffic Speed Controls – Speed Indication Devices (S.I.D.’s)

        required on the local distributor roads and Queen Elizabeth Way,

        including:

 

      -           Lowfields Avenue

-                      Beckfields Avenue

-                      Blair Avenue

-                      Sober Hall Avenue

-                      Roundhill Avenue

 

10.       New Ingleby Mill Primary School, Barwick Way/Low Laneprovision of safe crossing points.

 

11.      Direct Link from Teeside Industrial Estate onto A174 Parkway

      Extension – provision of a roundabout on the A174 Parkway

      Extension, adjacent to Fleck Way.  Close off access to Thornaby

      Road from the Industrial Estate at Stockwell Avenue.

 

12.       Hollybush Garage on Thornaby Roadimplementation of no right

       turn in or out of Garage.  Traffic to be directed to the roundabout.

 

13.       Ingleby Way/Thornaby Road Roundabout – implementation of

       traffic lights to allow the flow of traffic out of Ingleby Barwick.

 

RESOLVED that the Clerk liaise with the Chairman Councillor Mrs I. Machin, with regard to highlighting the Parish Council’s 10 priorities on the Summary Table, taking into account the points raised at the meeting.  The Clerk to forward all of the points raised above to S.B.C. for present and future consideration.

 

94. STOCKTON-ON-TEES BOROUGH COUNCIL, NEDL SUPPLY TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS MAST, INGLEBY WAY, INGLEBY BARWICK.

The Clerk reported receipt of a letter from S.B.C. informing that NEDL has approached S.B.C. regarding the laying of cable across Public Open Space to supply a telecommunications mast, which is to be erected on the highway verge adjacent.  The Mast itself doesn’t need planning permission.

S.B.C. is currently considering this request and would welcome any comments the Parish Council would like to make before making a decision.  It is noted that trees may be affected by this installation and S.B.C.’s Arborist is aware of the request.

The Clerk noted that she had circulated a plan identifying the proposed works, to Parish Council Members for their observation, prior to the meeting.

 

The Parish Council noted the information and no comments were raised.

 

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RESOLVED that the Clerk reply to S.B.C. accordingly.

 

95. INGLEBY MILL PRIMARY SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT, BARWICK WAY/LOW LANE, INGLEBY BARWICK – SCREENING TO ADJACENT PROPERTIES.

The Clerk reported receipt of correspondence from a resident living adjacent to the school site raising concerns that approval for the school plans was given subject to maintenance and addition to the existing woodland.  Furthermore a grass mound was to be put in place to give further screening.

Contrary to the above, the woodland has almost been removed, if not altogether butchered and the mound removed!  This affords them no privacy from the public footpath and the school.  They have concerns that this is a security issue as they are now on full display to the public with a school road leading to their garden gate.

The whole affair is unacceptable and they would like to make strong recommendations that the situation is rectified.  It is believed the way forward is to bring the small areas of woodland into the private garden, this way a fence could be erected and security and privacy reinstated.  Additionally, this would devolve responsibility and expenditure on behalf of Stockton Council, who we already know have overstretched budgets, and the land in question is not functionable to the local Council.

 

It was noted that the work had been carried out by S.B.C. following concerns raised by residents regarding the trees shading their property.  Following an inspection of the area, works were initiated to improve the structure of the plantation. 

 

It was noted that S.B.C. are currently looking at planting some pine/spruce/ holly in the gap at the rear of the property concerned.

 

S.B.C. has suggested that the residents concerned write to the Land and Property Manager as a group if they are interested in purchasing the land.

 

Members of the Parish Council highlighted the importance that resident’s privacy and security should be preserved.

 

RESOLVED that the Clerk respond to the resident noting the information provided, however the Parish Council would be grateful if they could provide them with further information, including a plan if possible, in respect of the suggestion of bringing the small areas of woodland into the private garden.

 

 

 

 

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96. A SHORT CEREMONY DEDICATED TO ‘SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY’ ON THE OCCASION OF THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR 200TH ANNIVERSARY, TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2005 AT ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CHURCH, BARWICK WAY, INGLEBY BARWICK, COMMENCING AT 6.45 P.M.

 

The Clerk confirmed the details for the above ceremony.  The ‘Order of Service’ was circulated to those present, which is as follows:

 

ORDER OF SERVICE
FOR
A SERVICE OF COMMERATION
OF 200th ANNIVERSARY FOR THE
BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR

 

The service will start at 6:45

 

Welcome to St Francis of Assisi Church and introduction to the service (Rev’d Paul Seymour) (2 Minutes)

 

A short talk by the parish council’s chairperson 3-5 Minutes

 

Prayers and introduction to them, with background music, up to 18:58

 

Meet at bell tower for two minutes silence, with bell tolling

 

Re assemble in Church closing prayer.

 

Coffee, tea and biscuits.

 

 

97. FINANCE:

 

(a) Parish Council Current Balance Sheet.

The Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer circulated copies of the Parish Council's current financial statement, showing a balance of £ 63,600.68, a copy of which is held on the Parish Council file.

 

(b) Accounts for Payment.

 

Paula M. Hall – Remuneration October 2005;

            Paula M. Hall - Tax and N.I. Contribution October 2005;

 

 

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Paula M. Hall – Reimbursement of Expenses/Administration Costs:

 

            Internet Charges (October 2005)                                                    £        14.99

            Stationery - Tesco                                                                             £          15.90      

           

St. Francis Church Centre – Use of Hall PC Mtg

September 2005                                                                                           £        32.50

 

(c) Ingleby Barwick Community Hall Accounts.

The Tresurers report dated 28th September 2005 was circulated to Parish Council Members at the meeting.

 

(d) Request for Funding from Maltby Cricket Club.

The Clerk reported receipt of a letter enquiring if the Parish Council is able to offer financial support for local sports clubs.

Maltby Cricket Club is situated at Francis Park on Low Lane and currently runs two adult teams and five junior sides.  They have 77 junior members between the ages of 8 and 17 of which 70 or thereabouts live in Ingleby Barwick.  They expect the number of participants from the Parish to grow significantly in the next few years.

The development of their junior section has been recognised by Sport England who see them as a blue print club for junior development.

They have developed close links with local schools and for many years have run school competitions for under 13 and under 15 age groups.  They have been developing a partnership with All Saints School and will provide in-school coaching next season.  They already have a link with Whinstone Primary.

Their growth depends upon improvement to their facilities and they are looking to enhance their site in the following ways:

 

1.                  Alteration to Pavilion to extend the tea room.

2.                  Relocation of garage.

3.                  New double bay net cage for junior practice.

4.                  Purchase of cricket covers to improve their playing surface.

 

If the Parish Council is able to assist in any of these projects they would be delighted to hear.  They are able to provide any further information if required.

 

The Clerk informed that the Parish Council are empowered under Section 19(3)(a) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 to contribute by way of a grant to the expenses incurred by any voluntary organisation in providing recreation facilities including a cricket club, inside or outside its area.

 

 

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RESOLVED that the Parish Council approves a grant of £500 for Maltby Cricket Club, by virtue of the Parish Council’s powers under Section 19(3)(a) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976.  The Clerk to request an explanation from the cricket club on what the money is to be used to provide.

 

98. COMMUNITY FACILITIES.

 

(a) Street Furniture

The Clerk circulated the plan received from S.B.C. showing the locations of the eleven dog bins currently provided in Ingleby Barwick.

 

S.B.C. has also provided plans showing three locations in Ingleby Barwick, which have been highlighted as particularly bad problem areas for dog fouling.  The three locations are as follows:

 

-                      Barwick Lane footpath/cycleway, the section to the rear of Myton Park shops and adjacent to Myton Way;

-                      Sober Hall open space area, adjacent to Raydale Beck;

-                      Land to the rear of Marchlyn Crescent. 

 

As reported at the last Parish Council meeting, S.B.C. have informed that the cost of a large capacity ground mounted dog bin is £381 + VAT plus an installation charge of £50, making the price in the region of £430 per bin.  The emptying of the bin would be undertaken via Care For Your Area once they had approved purchase and the proposed location.

 

The Clerk reported that although the Parish Council had agreed to purchase five additional dog bins for Ingleby Barwick, which were installed by S.B.C. in 2003 the financial allocation for the bins is still held in the Parish Council’s accounts.

 

RESOLVED that the Parish Council use the allocation for dog bins, to provide an additional three bins to be sited at the locations provided by S.B.C. above. 

 

(b) Christmas Tree/Decorations

The Clerk reported that she has received a quotation from Elveden Christmas Trees, who are supplying S.B.C. with their trees as they did last year.

The quotation is as follows:

 

            For 1 no. 25ft Select shaped and fresh felled display spruce supplied, delivered

and installed in Ingleby Barwick                                                                  £608.00

 

To dismantle the tree, recycle and remove all arisings in January          £225.00

                       

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The Clerk noted that she has been liaising with Egglescliffe Parish Council to obtain joint quotations and therefore reduce costs to both Parish Council’s.

 

The Clerk informed that she is awaiting a quotation for a 25-30 ft Christmas tree from Maynard’s Nursery at Stokesley, who have supplied the Christmas tree for Ingleby Barwick over recent years.

A price is also awaited from Cleveland Land Services to deliver, erect and carry out the inspections of the tree whilst in position, which is required for insurance purposes.

 

RESOLVED that the Parish Council gives the Clerk permission to place the order for the Christmas tree once the further quotations are received, liaising with the Vice-Chairman Councillor T.W. Bowman.  It is noted however that having local firms for supply and erection of the tree is more favourable, as both would be contactable and accessible if any problems were to arise with the tree.

 

(c) Tree Planting

The Clerk noted that the Parish Council has been working in partnership with S.B.C. for a number of years on the tree planting project.

On an annual basis a joint scheme is undertaken, whereby the Parish Council contributes £1000 and a similar amount by S.B.C. to undertake any replacement planting required for trees which have not taken for some reason and also provision of additional trees.

The Clerk requested that Parish Council Members consider the planting proposals for this year and requested suggestions for suitable sites.

 

It was suggested that in view of any possible future implementation of Stage 4 of the Thornaby Bypass, consideration could be given to planting trees in that vicinity to help provide established screening.

 

RESOLVED that the Clerk liaise with S.B.C. on the matter and report back to the Parish Council accordingly.

 

(d) Bulb Planting

The Clerk reported that she is currently liaising with S.B.C. with regard to arrangements for the bulb planting project.

 

99. PLANNING APPLICATIONS.

Planning Schedule.

The Clerk referred to the Planning Applications Schedule attached to the Agenda for this Meeting, which states the comments made by Ingleby Barwick Parish Council in relation to the planning applications listed.

The Schedule indicates the current position of the planning applications, which have been informed by S.B.C.

 

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(a) Planning Application No. 05/2660/LA

Proposal: Erection of 1 No. Three Bedroom Caretaker Bungalow,

Location: Windmill Way, Ingleby Barwick.

 

The Parish Council considered all the information and plans provided in respect of planning application no. 05/2660/LA.

 

RESOLVED that the Clerk informs S.B.C. that the Parish Council has no comments to raise on the application.

 

(b) Planning Application No. 05/2665/REM

Proposal: Residential Development of 143 No. Dwellings and Associated

Highways, Infrastructure and Garages;

Location: Land Off Broomhill Avenue, Hillbrook, Ingleby Barwick.                    

 

The Parish Council considered all the information and plans provided in respect of planning application no. 05/2665/REM.

 

RESOLVED that the Clerk submit the following comments to S.B.C. on behalf of the Parish Council:

 

The Parish Council would note that there is no designated ‘public open space’ within this development.  In view of the number of dwellings being proposed there is a requirement for ‘public open space’ to be provided in a suitable central location within the development.  The Parish Council would inquire as to whether there is to be any ‘planning gain’ linked with this application?

 

100. REPORT FROM COMMUNITY HALL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS.

 

Proposed Extension to Ingleby Barwick Community Hall

The Chairman Councillor Mrs Machin, outlined to the meeting the current position with regard to the request for financial assistance from Persimmon towards the proposed Extension to the Community Hall.

The matter is currently being progressed by the Management Committee, with the view to obtaining an answer from Persimmon on the matter.

It was noted that Persimmon had been approached in October 2004 and at that time had given positive indications.  This was followed by correspondence in January 2005, again with positive indications regarding tying the matter in with a S106 agreement.

In more recent correspondence it appears that Persimmon are now looking less favourably on the request.

The Management Committee has now sent a letter to Persimmon to ascertain their position on the matter with regard to any possible commitment and their reply is awaited.

 

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Ward Councillor Kevin Faulks, Ingleby Barwick East, indicated that he would follow the matter up with S.B.C. Planning Department in respect of the reference to a S106 agreement.    

 

101. COMMUNITY COMMUNICATION.

 

RESOLVED that the Parish Council’s next article for Insider magazine includes information on Ingleby Barwick’s  Christmas tree and decorations 2005, making reference to the fact that the location of the Christmas tree is covered by CCTV.  

 

102. CLERKS REPORT AND CORRESPONDENCE.

 

(a) Maltby Cricket Club – Receipt of letter enquiring if the Parish Council is able to offer financial support for local sports clubs.

 

(b) Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Eastern Area Transport Strategy, Invitation to Second Stakeholder Meeting – Receipt of letter inviting the Parish Council’s representative to the second meeting of the Steering Group overseeing the development of the Eastern Area Transport Strategy, on 10th October at All Saints CE Secondary School, The Art Room, Blair Avenue, Ingleby Barwick, commencing at 7 p.m.

 

(c) Stockton Renaissance, Eastern Area Partnership – Receipt of letter informing that due to unforeseen circumstances the Eastern Area Partnership Board Meeting on Thursday 29th September 2005 has had to be cancelled.  The next Eastern Area Partnership meeting will take place on 25th October 2005, venue to be confirmed.  Agenda and relevant papers will follow.

 

(d) Stockton-on-Tees, Eastern Area Transport Strategy: Summary of Problems, Opportunities and Actions – Receipt of letter enclosing a summary of the Problems, Opportunities and Actions identified as a result of the initial stakeholder meeting. 

 

(e) Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Deadline for Winter 2005 Edition of Stockton News – Receipt of letter informing that they are currently making preparations for the Winter 2005 edition of Stockton News, which will be delivered to households and businesses across the Borough on Friday 9th December 2005.

Deadline for receipt of all articles for consideration is Wednesday 12th October 2005.

 

 

 

 

Chairman……………………………..

 

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(f) Cleveland Local Councils Association – Receipt of the following:

 

-                      Agenda for the AGM to be held on Wednesday 19th October 2005 at the Town Hall, Loftus commencing at 7.00 p.m.;

-                      Minutes of the AGM on 11th November 2004;

-                      Agenda for the General Meeting to be held on Wednesday 19th October 2005 at the Town Hall, Loftus commencing as soon as the AGM has terminated.

 

(g) Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Proposed Leisure Area – Receipt of plan showing proposed leisure area to the rear of All Saints Secondary School, Ingleby Barwick.

 

(h) St. Francis of Assisi Church Centre – Receipt of Invoice for use of the Church Hall for the Parish Council meeting in September 2005, totaling £32.50.

 

(i) Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Lowfields Avenue - Receipt of traffic data information.

 

(j) Charity Commission – Receipt of the Annual Return 2005 in respect of Ingleby Barwick Community Hall.  The submission deadline is 31st January 2006.

 

(k) Tees Valley Village Halls & Rural Community Buildings Development Project – Receipt of the ‘Report of Audit’ April 2005, in respect of Ingleby Barwick Community Hall.

 

(l) Steering the Green Agenda, East Journal, September 2005 – Receipt of the ‘East Journal’, September 2005 Volume 3 number 4.

 

(m) Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Care For Your Area – Receipt of information poster.

 

(n) Glasdon – Information Mailing on Street Furniture.

 

(o) LexisNexis Butterworths Survey – Receipt of Survey.

 

(p) HM Revenue & Customs, Employers Bulletin – Receipt of ‘Employers Bulletin’, Issue 21 October 2005.

                                                                       

(q) Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, NEDL Supply to Telecommunications Mast, Ingleby Barwick – Receipt of letter.

 

 

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(r) Tees Valley Joint Strategy Unit – Receipt of mailing ‘Objective 2 Priority 4 Tees Valley Delegated Grants’.  This funding supports projects that not only benefit the Objective 2 Priority 4 target communities, but link to job creation, for example projects that will create a new job or get residents in the target communities into/ready to work.

 

(s) Ingleby Barwick Community Hall – Receipt of Treasurers Report dated 28th September 2005.

 

(t) Ingleby Mill Primary School Development, Barwick Way/Low Lane, Ingleby Barwick, Screening to Adjacent Properties – Receipt of letter from resident.

 

(u) North Yorkshire County Council, North Yorkshire Minerals and Waste Development Framework Draft Statement of Community Involvement Regulation 26 Consultation – Receipt of Consultation Document, comments requested by no later than 21st November 2005.

 

 

 

DATE OF NEXT MEETING OF INGLEBY BARWICK PARISH COUNCIL.

 

The next meeting of Ingleby Barwick Parish Council will take place on Wednesday 16th November 2005, at St. Francis of Assisi Church Centre, Barwick Way, Ingleby Barwick, commencing at 7.15 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Chairman……………………………..                    Clerk……………………………..

 

 

 

Date………………………..                                     Date………………………

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTES

 

OF THE

 

 MEETING

 

OF

 

INGLEBY BARWICK PARISH COUNCIL

 

HELD ON

 

WEDNESDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2005

 

AT

 

ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI CHURCH CENTRE

BARWICK WAY

INGLEBY BARWICK

 

 

 

 

PREPARED BY

PAULA M. HALL

CLERK TO THE PARISH COUNCIL