Agenda June 2019

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Clerk: Mrs A J Fox

Derwent Cottage, Calver Bridge, Calver, Hope Valley S32 3XA

Telephone: 01433 631689



The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Thursday 20th June 2019

in Ashford War Memorial Institute at 7.30 pm


  • Apologies for Absence: Cllr A Hill;



  • Declaration of Members’ Interests


                   Members must declare any prejudicial interest in any item included on this

              agenda on the sheet provided.


  • To receive and approve requests for dispensations from members on matters in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest



  1. Public Participation


  • Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held 16th May 2019


              To approve the minutes of the last meeting, subject to amendment, if

deemed necessary.


  • Confidentiality


                   To consider whether any item of business should be conducted with the

public excluded.


  • Items reported by the Clerk


  1. Conveniences: update on electrical and painting work
  2. Hall Orchard – car park resurfacing
  3. Hedge on A6: update
  4. Ashford Sign: actioned by Cllr Wakeman
  5. Repairs to playground equipment: completed
  6. Unsightly Wooden Panels
  7. Audit of 2018/19 accounts
  8. Site meeting to discuss flooding issues with Richard Ward of DCC
  9. Roundabout in Hall Orchard
  10. Dog signs in Hall Orchard
  11. Trees in churchyard including the Tithe Barn
  12. Bin on Sheepwash Bridge
  13. Wooden board in flood barrier at Sheepwash Bridge: wood to be treated
  14. Sign on Hall Orchard Gate: quotation of £65+VAT from Howsons
  15. Retention of Parish Council documents
  16. Air Ambulance Textile Bank: possible location in car park
  17. Band Concert by Matlock Band: booked for Sunday 23rd June 2019
  18. Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests
  19. Japanese knotweed in cemetery
  20. Ornamental flower bed
  21. Village information signs
  22.        Bird feeding in Hall Orchard



  1. Items Raised by Members:


  1. 1. Lighting in the Toilets
  2. Lighting outside Dales/Waterloo Housing in Court Lane (Cllr Harrison)
  3. Welcome sign at entrance to village & flowerbeds (Cllr Harrison)
  4. Derbyshire Lamp Post Poppies 2019 campaign (Cllr Harrison)
  5. Grass cutting on Hall End Lane (Cllr Harrison)
  6. Additional picnic tables in Hall Orchard (Cllr Taft)
  7. Security of Hall Orchard: locking of gate and/or installation of collapsible bollard (Cllrs Taft & Windle)
  8. Road surfacing – Dukes Drive (Cllr Harrison)
  9. Noise of motorbikes on A6 with illegal exhaust
  10. State of boundary wall to car park
  11. Conservation work on Sheepwash Bridge and pen (Cllr Windle)
  12. Bins left on footway


  1. Planning Matters:


1) Decision: The Grange, Greaves Lane – Internal alterations & extension: Refused

2)  Application: NP/DDD/0519/0498 – Churchdale Cottage, Baslow Road: Erection of greenhouse.

3)  Application: NP/DDD/0619/0575 – Sparrow Cottage, Hill Cross: Alteration to dwelling, conversion of garage to kitchen.

4)   Any planning matters received before 20th June 2019


  1. Financial Matters


  1. to note bank balances as at 20th June 2019


  1. to approve payments of accounts:


  1. a)   Jayne Taft (to be advised)
  2. b)   Phil Riley (3 x grass cuts) £1,462.50
  3. c)   Chemodex          £149.04
  4. d)   Allen, West & Foster (payroll) £144.00
  5. e)   Allen, West & Foster (audit) £396.00
  6. f) Calver Sough Nurseries            £62.49
  7. g)   Ridings Mobility (playground repair) £3,600.00
  8. h)   Clerk’s salary for 3 month period £780.00
  9. i) Clerk’s expenses for 3 month period          £172.97
  10. j)   HMRC(tax on Clerk’s salary) £195.00
  11. h)   Any invoices received before 20th June 2019


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:


  1. a)   DDC – Rights of Way reimbursement £430.00
  2. b)   The Bull’s Head re conveniences £716.00






  1. Correspondence


1) Requiring action:


  1. a) Letter from Mrs Margery Whittaker re seat in Hall Orchard
  2. b) Letter from PDNPA re Dales Area Parish Ballott
  3. c) Rights of Way Agreement 2019/20: form submitted


2) Information:


  1. a) Letter of thanks from Well Dressing Committee for donation
  2. b) Clerks & Councils Direct
  3. c) Advertising leaflets


  1. Next Meeting
    • Date of next meeting
    • To consider the invitation of advisors or officers of other

Bodies (e.g. District or County Council) to attend