Tree Lined Path on Skipwith Common


The Parish Council meets bi-monthly and members of the public are welcome to attend. There is generally an opportunity for individuals to raise any concerns or ask councillors questions.

If you would like to have an item included on the agenda please contact the Parish Clerk at least seven days prior to the meeting.

Details of the next meeting are shown below.

Meeting Details

Venue: Remotely via Zoom
Date: Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Time: 19:00


                                   Skipwith Parish Council
                                    Clerk: Isobel Greatrex
           The New House, Main Street, Skipwith, Selby, Y08 5SQ
                                      Tel: 01757 288426


You are summoned to attend the Annual Parish Council meeting of Skipwith Parish Council to be held on Tuesday, 4th May at 7.00pm, immediately followed by a Parish Council meeting at 7.30pm via Zoom due to the coronavirus restrictions.Dear 

If any members of the public wish to attend please contact the Parish Clerk in advance so log on details can be provided.

                                                       Isobel Greatrex (Parish Clerk)
                                                                                                      Annual Parish Council Meeting Agenda                                               

001. Election of Chairperson

002. To receive the Chairperson’s Declaration of Acceptance of Office

003. To receive apologies and approve reasons for absence 

004. Election of Vice Chairperson (if appointed)

005. To receive the Vice Chairperson’s Declaration of Acceptance of Office

006. To receive all Declarations of Acceptance of Office from the remaining Councillors

007. To confirm accuracy of the last Annual Parish Council Meeting minutes

008. Election of Allotment Officer

009. Election of Representatives, including for YLCA Branch Meetings

010. To list property in ownership of the Parish Council and inspect any deeds and trust investments in the custody of the Council

011. To review standing orders and any financial regulations

012. Chairperson’s report

013. To approve the Certificate of Exemption 2021/22 for Skipwith Parish Council on page 3 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2020/21

014. To note the Annual Internal Audit Report for 2020/21 included at page 4 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2020/21

015. To approve Section 1 - Annual Governance Statement 2020/21 for Skipwith Parish Council on page 5 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2020/21

016. To approve Section 2 - Accounting Statements 2020/21 for Skipwith Parish Council on page 6 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2020/21

017. To approve the publication of documents required by Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, the Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulations 2015 and the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities

Agenda Parish Council Meeting

018. To receive apologies and approve reasons for absence  

019. To receive any declarations of interest not already declared under the Council’s Code of Conduct or members Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

020. Public session

021. To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 1st March 2021 as a true and accurate record

022. To receive information on the following ongoing issues and decide further action where necessary:

022.1 Highway Safety:

               - Skipwith/North Duffield Junction

               - Chicane Repair

022.2 Water Sewage Pumping Station

022.3 Asset Register

022.4 Draft Allotment Tenancy Agreement

022.5 Pond Management

023. Planning

               023.1 Planning Non Compliance

024. Matters requested by councillors: ?

               024.1 Grass Verges (JM)

025. Financial matters

               025.1 To approve the following accounts for payment:

025.1.1 City of York Council - contribution to No.18 evening bus service 2020/21- £175.90

025.1.2 YLCA – allotment webinar - £15.00

025.1.3 Holy Moley – mole catcher - £60.00

025.1.4 Npower – street lighting electricity bill - £797.41

025.1.5 York Landscapes – grass cutting for March - £132.00

025.1.6 YLCA membership - £128.00

025.2 To order WelMedical defibrillator electrode pads - £72

025.3 Community Infrastructure Levy – fund payment request

025.4 Came & Co insurance renewal

 026. Correspondence

               026.1 Street light Westfield

               026.2 St Helen’s church request regarding available grants

               026.3 Parking on bend of Main Street opposite the pond

               026.4 Grass cutting

027. Covid guidelines for July face to face PC meeting

028. To notify the clerk of matters for inclusion on the agenda of the next meeting





Horse and Skipwith Common