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The minutes of the most recent meeting are below and are also available, together with the Minutes of earlier meetings on the archive page. The minutes will not be read, approved or signed as being correct until the next meeting. Any amendments will be noted in the next meeting's minutes. Thanks to Grinton Parish Council for permission to include the items on these pages. GRINTON & ELLERTON ABBEY PARISH COUNCIL The minutes of Grinton and Ellerton Abbey Parish Council held on Monday 2 nd November 2020 at 7.15pm via Microsoft Teams Video Link Present: Cllr Coates (Chair), Cllrs Barningham, Sunter, Jones and Forrest, the Clerk, NYCC Councillor Y Peacock, RDC Councillor R Good 1. Apologies: None 2. Minutes of Previous Meetings: The minutes of the meeting held on 7 th September 2020 had been circulated but it was noted that the wrong date for the next meeting was on them. The date should been Monday 2 nd November 2020, this was amended and they were then approved and the Clerk will arrange to have them signed. 4. Matters Arising: Flood Works: The application for further funding from the 2 Ridings Foundation has been successful and the Clerk has completed the acceptance paperwork. It was agreed unanimously to accept the quotation for works from Richard Scarr. The Clerk will write to him and ask that the works be carried out as soon as he is able. There has been further damage caused by flooding the previous night in the area of The Grange and The Old Post Office had flooded again. A large amount of debris has washed down again behind The Bridge Inn. Emily Mellalieu from NYCC is due tomorrow for a site visit to inspect the area. Whilst it is appreciated that several properties are the riparian owners NYCC must take responsibility for contacting them regarding any payments required. It was also felt that the channel into the River Swale needs to be widened behind River View. Cllr Jones suggested that it be an annual community scheme to clear debris from the area. District Cllr Good suggested it may be worth considering raising the precept to help with the cost of this. Payroll Provision: The Clerk has spoken to Andrew Bedford, who is happy to provide this service. Village Name Signs: A quote of approximately £400.00 plus VAT has been received from NYCC for the provision of a sign on Moor Road. They suggested fixing the sign to the gate on the cattle grid but Councillors felt that it would be a better option to place it on posts. A site meeting will be held to ascertain the best position. District Cllr Good offered £200.00 from his allowance towards to cost which was gratefully accepted. Poppy Wreath: Although there will be no Church service this year, there will be a small service at the Cenotaph in Reeth. Cllr Coates will attend to lay the wreath on behalf of Grinton Parish 5. Correspondence: Mr & Mrs Mason, Mergill Cottage: A letter has been received requesting permission to cut back the trees on the Parish land near their property. This was agreed unanimously. The Clerk will write to inform them. K Webster: An email from Mr Webster has been received regarding contributing towards the works being carried out near his property. Cllr Forest has spoken to Mr Webster explaining that any contribution would be towards future works after the completion of the works to be carried out by Richard Scarr. 6. Finance: Cheques have been signed for:- Clerks Wages Poppy Wreath Business Stream Northern Electric 7. Any Other Business: Street Light outside The Grange: Cllr Forest reported that the light is now in position and working well. It was suggested that a similar light could be placed near the Old Post Office, District Cllr Good will speak to RDC regarding this matter. Fibre Broadband: Cllr Forest reported that a new fibre cable is coming up the Dale and will hopefully be installed and working by Christmas 8. Date and Time of Next Meeting: Monday 4 th January 2021 at 7.15pm
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Grinton & Ellerton Abbey Parish Council recent minutes

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The minutes of the most recent meeting are below and are also available, together with the Minutes of earlier meetings on the archive page. The minutes will not be read, approved or signed as being correct until the next meeting. Any amendments will be noted in the next meeting's minutes. Thanks to Grinton Parish Council for permission to include the items on these pages. GRINTON & ELLERTON ABBEY PARISH COUNCIL The minutes of Grinton and Ellerton Abbey Parish Council held on Monday 2 nd November 2020 at 7.15pm via Microsoft Teams Video Link Present: Cllr Coates (Chair), Cllrs Barningham, Sunter, Jones and Forrest, the Clerk, NYCC Councillor Y Peacock, RDC Councillor R Good 1. Apologies: None 2. Minutes of Previous Meetings: The minutes of the meeting held on 7 th September 2020 had been circulated but it was noted that the wrong date for the next meeting was on them. The date should been Monday 2 nd November 2020, this was amended and they were then approved and the Clerk will arrange to have them signed. 4. Matters Arising: Flood Works: The application for further funding from the 2 Ridings Foundation has been successful and the Clerk has completed the acceptance paperwork. It was agreed unanimously to accept the quotation for works from Richard Scarr. The Clerk will write to him and ask that the works be carried out as soon as he is able. There has been further damage caused by flooding the previous night in the area of The Grange and The Old Post Office had flooded again. A large amount of debris has washed down again behind The Bridge Inn. Emily Mellalieu from NYCC is due tomorrow for a site visit to inspect the area. Whilst it is appreciated that several properties are the riparian owners NYCC must take responsibility for contacting them regarding any payments required. It was also felt that the channel into the River Swale needs to be widened behind River View. Cllr Jones suggested that it be an annual community scheme to clear debris from the area. District Cllr Good suggested it may be worth considering raising the precept to help with the cost of this. Payroll Provision: The Clerk has spoken to Andrew Bedford, who is happy to provide this service. Village Name Signs: A quote of approximately £400.00 plus VAT has been received from NYCC for the provision of a sign on Moor Road. They suggested fixing the sign to the gate on the cattle grid but Councillors felt that it would be a better option to place it on posts. A site meeting will be held to ascertain the best position. District Cllr Good offered £200.00 from his allowance towards to cost which was gratefully accepted. Poppy Wreath: Although there will be no Church service this year, there will be a small service at the Cenotaph in Reeth. Cllr Coates will attend to lay the wreath on behalf of Grinton Parish 5. Correspondence: Mr & Mrs Mason, Mergill Cottage: A letter has been received requesting permission to cut back the trees on the Parish land near their property. This was agreed unanimously. The Clerk will write to inform them. K Webster: An email from Mr Webster has been received regarding contributing towards the works being carried out near his property. Cllr Forest has spoken to Mr Webster explaining that any contribution would be towards future works after the completion of the works to be carried out by Richard Scarr. 6. Finance: Cheques have been signed for:- Clerks Wages Poppy Wreath Business Stream Northern Electric 7. Any Other Business: Street Light outside The Grange: Cllr Forest reported that the light is now in position and working well. It was suggested that a similar light could be placed near the Old Post Office, District Cllr Good will speak to RDC regarding this matter. Fibre Broadband: Cllr Forest reported that a new fibre cable is coming up the Dale and will hopefully be installed and working by Christmas 8. Date and Time of Next Meeting: Monday 4 th January 2021 at 7.15pm