Agenda December 2016

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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 15th December 2016

in Ashford School commencing at 7.30 p.m.




  • 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 Parish Council Meeting held 8th November 2016


               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.


  1. Items reported by the Clerk


  1. Defibrillators
  2. Trees on Vicarage Lane & Hall Orchard Trees
  3. Flood Committee: Report on Meeting held 24th November
  4. Christmas Tree
  5. Public Conveniences: update
  6. Trinity Cottage, Hill Cross
  7. Grass Mowing quotations for 2017/18
  8. Road Bollards at Entrance to Ashford Village: progress report
  9. Bus Shelter on Ashford New Road
  10. Transfer of Parish Council Minute Books to Derbyshire Record Office
  11. Letter from Peter Milner re feasibility report for Ashford School
  12. Email from Stew Brown re Community Safety
  13. BT phone box
  14. Maintenance of Play Equipment
  15. Parish precept 2017/18







  •  Items Raised by Members:



  1. Dead tree and fallen branch on Daybell’s Bank
  2. Seat in play area, Hall Orchard
  3. Provision of storage bins for sand, and supply of sand (flood resilience measure)
  4. Extra street sweep in Vicarage Lane to clear pine needles from drains (and possibly gully cleaning)



  • Planning Matters



1) Application: NP/DDD/1116/1127 – Long Roods Farm:  Conversion of agricultural building to swimming pool.

2)  Application: NP/DDD/1116/1144 – 4 Court Lane: Alterations to form garage and replace conservatory with extension to house.

3) Application: NP/DDD/1016/1080 – Greenfields Farm: Change of use of barn to dwelling.

4) Application: NP/DDD/1116/1143 – Thornbridge Outdoors: Various replacements and internal refurbishments (listed building consent)

5) Application NP/DDD/1116/1150 – Clifton House, Church Street: Erection of part glazed shed in garden.

6) Application NP/DDD/1216/1192 – Mill House, Mill Lane – Removal of internal lobby, alteration to approved plans (listed building consent)

7) Decision NP/DDD/0916/0884 – Park House, Ashford Lane – Provision of shepherd huts etc: Refused.

8) Decision NP/DDD/0916/0929 – Land at Horse Lane, Monyash – Erection of agricultural building: Granted

9) Any planning matters received before 15th December 2016


  1. Financial Matters


  1. to note bank balances as at 15th December 2016


  1. to approve payments of accounts:


  1. a) Jayne Taft (to be advised)
  2. b) Ashford Old School (charges for council meetings: 15) £150.00
  3. c) Cllr Windle (reimbursement for Christmas decorations)   £85.84
  4. d) Clerk’s salary for 3 month period £590.40
  5. e) Clerk’s expenses for 3 month period £129.70
  6. f) HMRC (tax on Clerk’s salary) £159.60
  7. g) Any invoices received before 15th December 2016


  1. h) to approve payments of donations


1) Ashford Cricket Club                                                                     £100.00

2) Ashford Old School                                                                       £100.00

3) Bakewell & Eyam Community Transport                                      £100.00

4) War Memorial Institute                                                                  £100.00

5) Post Office (War Memorial Institute)                                            £200.00

6) Ashford Well Dressings                                                                 £100.00

7) Helen’s Trust                                                                                  £100.00




3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:       None


  1.   Correspondence


  1. Requiring action: None


  1. Information:                


  1. a) Various Advertising Circulars                    


  1. Next Meeting

1        Date of next meeting

2        To consider the invitation of advisors or officers of other

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