Agenda August 2017

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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 31st August 2017

in Ashford Old School at 7.30 pm


  1. Apologies for Absence: Cllr J Twigg


  1. Declaration of Members’ Interests

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

               agenda on the sheet provided.


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


  1. Public Participation:


  1.  Minutes of Parish Council Meeting held 27th July 2017

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

                   deemed necessary.


  1. Confidentiality

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

                       public excluded.


  1. Items reported by the Clerk


1.         Conveniences:

  1. a) Inspection by Sandra Lamb
  2. b) Outcome of Sandra Lamb’s presentation at last meeting
  3. c) Donation from Merseyside and West Cheshire Ramblers

2.         Re-Location of Flood Trailer to the Institute

3.         Website: 4 responses to advertisement in Peak Advertiser

4.         2018 Band Concert: 3rd June 2018

5.         Footpaths: to be undertaken by Messrs Riley and Whitham

6.         Sheepwash Bridge: repairs and tree growing out of wall

7.         Seat in Hall Orchard requiring repair

8.         Christmas Tree and Base for Christmas Tree

9.         Security fencing in Hall Orchard

10.       Peak Advertiser Article

11.       Request to erect gazebos in Hall Orchard: 2nd September









  1. Items Raised by Members:


1.         Picnic tables in the playing field (Cllr Windle)

2.         Repairs to car park boundary wall (Cllr Taft)

3.         Overgrown shrubs: Watts Green (Cllr Taft)

4.         Weeping willow on river bank (Cllr Windle)


  1. Planning Matters


1) Decision NP/DDD/0517/0544: Parkfield – Granted subject to conditions.

2) Any planning matters received before 31st August 2017


  1. Financial Matters


  1. to note bank balances as at 31st August 2017


  1. to approve payments of accounts:


  1. Jayne Taft (to be advised)
  2. Chemodex                                                                              £78.72                                  Â
  3. Peak Advertiser                                                                     £48.00
  4. Grant Thornton (Audit)                                                       £120.00

e)   Any invoices received before 31st August 2017


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:


a)   Bull’s Head re conveniences                                                £588.00


  11.    Correspondence


1)  Requiring action: None


2)  Information:

a)  Letter from West and Foster re Merger of West and Foster with Stephen Allen & Co.

  1. b) Letter from AON re Insurance Policy


  12.      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