Parish Council Notes – May 2014

These notes are highlights from the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting on 14th April 2014 together with information since the meeting, they will be published in the May edition of the Parish Magazine.

Low green trees
Two new trees have been planted on the low green; a White Beam (Sorbus Aria) and a Field Maple (Acer Campestre). We would like to thank Mark Roberts for all his help and also a big thank you to all the children who helped choose and plant the trees. Thank you also to the Burton Leonard Flower Show who donated £73 pounds towards the cost of these trees.

Harrogate Sites & Policies Formerly LDF – Flats House Development
Examination hearings have been postponed next week and new and forthcoming details should be posted on the Harrogate website at the following address:
The Parish Council hope to make representation at the re-scheduled meetings for the General and the Site specific sessions. If you have requested to be invited to any of the hearings you will have been contacted directly.

Street Parking
We have recently met with local police officers to discuss the parking issues around the village of which we have received many complaints. We urge villagers to park considerately and safely without causing obstruction to pedestrians, driveways and through traffic. Any parking offences should be reported directly to the police by dialling 101 and you should obtain a reference number for the issue reported.

Next meeting
The Open and Annual Meetings of the Parish Council will be held in St Leonard’s Hall on Monday 12th May 2014 at 7:30pm, members of the public are invited to listen to the chairman’s report, raise their concerns and observe the business of the meeting.

The Chairman is Marie Barker
The Clerk is Rebecca Coates, 3 Burnett Close, 677963,