Agenda April 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 Tuesday 23rd April 2019

following the Annual Parish Meeting which commences at 7.30 pm in

Ashford Old School


  • Apologies for Absence:



  • 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 28th March 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:
  2. a) Electricity and water suppliers
  3. b) Quotation from Jason Rowland re quotation for painting
  4. Sports Equipment for Hall Orchard: for further discussion
  5. Hedge on A6: Cllr Twigg actioning
  6. Ashford Sign: requires cleaning
  7. Parish Council Insurance – Flood Trailer: settlement offer of £6511.60
  8. Repairs to playground equipment: 27/28 April
  9. Request for Memorial Bench – update following meeting
  10. Parish Council/District Council/European Parliamentary Elections
  11. Unsightly Wooden Panels
  12. YNot Festival signs on A6: DCC instruction for their removal
  13. Audit of 2018/19 accounts
  14. Flood Relief Channel – Highfields
  15. Roundabout in Hall Orchard – quotation awaited
  16. Rubbish in Cemetery- response from Phil Riley
  17. Dog signs in Hall Orchard





  1. Re-painting of windows in toilet block – quotation awaited
  2. Trees in churchyard – permission obtained from PCC who request to be informed of dates when the work will be taking place. Quotation awaited from Neil Tomlinson
  3. Letter from Dr Aldgate re ancestral graves


  1. Items Raised by Members:

1)   Bin on Sheepwash Bridge

2)   Information board near Sheepwash Bridge to replace the one that has been taken down

3)   Replacement of the wooden board in the flood barrier at Sheepwash Bridge which is rotten and badly damaged: to be replaced by the Environment Agency

4)   Sign on Hall Orchard gate

5)   Street Lighting issues

6)   Retention of parish council documents


  1. Planning Matters

1)  Decision NP/DDD/0119/0077 – Great Batch: Granted unconditionally

2) Decision NP/DDD/0119/0064 – 4 Court Lane: Granted subject to conditions

3) Any planning matters received before 23rd April 2019


  1. Financial Matters
  2. to note bank balances as at 23rd April 2019


  1. to approve payments of accounts:
  2. a)   Jayne Taft (to be advised)
  3. b)   Chemodex £66.24
  4. c) Community Heartbeat Trust £73.00
  5. d)   JK Heating & Plumbing £110.00
  6. e)   DDDC (wheeled bin)           £107.25
  7. f) DALC Subscription
  8. f)   Any invoices received before 23rd April 2019


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:

  1. a)   RW Percival re additional headstone inscription for

the late Mrs Jeanne Lavender Rogers                                 £30.00

  1. d)   The Bulls Head re the conveniences                               £572.00


  1. Correspondence

1) Requiring action:

  1. a) Dales Area Parish Ballot PDNPA
  2. b) Email from Air Ambulance re placement of a textile bank
  3. c) Letter from Seafarers UK re Flying the Red Ensign


2) Information:

  1. a) Various advertising circulars


  1. Next Meeting
  • Date of Annual Meeting in May
  • To consider the invitation of advisors or officers of other

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