Agenda December 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 Monday 18th December 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 23rd November 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:
  2. a) People counter readings
  3. b) Further offer from DDDC to re-consider taking over the conveniences
  4. c) Circular from DALC re Business Rate Relief on Public Conveniences
  5. White Lines: Watts Green/Church Street: information awaited from Cllr Twigg
  6. Website: Cllr Sidery liaising with Jade van Konijnenburg
  7. Sheepwash Bridge and Footpaths: Phil Riley to undertake
  8. Seat in Hall Orchard: transfer of plaque – ongoing
  9. Christmas Tree and Base for Christmas Tree
  10. Repairs to Car Park Boundary Wall (Hall Orchard) – ongoing
  11. Quotation from Phil Riley for grass mowing: £5,625.00 for 12 cuts
  12. Parish Precept 2018/19
  13. Allotment vacancy: Cllr Sidery liaising with Ann Ashcroft
  14. Email from John Morris re Ashford Flood Plan
  15. Email from Christopher Harrison re photos for website
  16. Sports Equipment for Hall Orchard
  17. Burial plot for Mr Terence Vernon Lockwood







  1. Items Raised by Members:


  1. Tree and hedge at Old Baslow Road (re comments by Phil Riley)


  1. Planning Matters


1) Any planning matters received before 18th December 2017


  1. Financial Matters


  1. to note bank balances as at 18th December 2017


  1. to approve payments of accounts:


  1. Jayne Taft (to be advised)
  2. Clerk’s Salary for 3 month period           £750.10
  3. Clerk’s Expenses for 3 month period            £112.60
  4. HMRC (tax on Clerk’s salary)            £187.40
  5. e) Any invoices received before 18th December 2017


  1. h) to approve payments of donations


1) Ashford Cricket Club                                                                     £100.00

2) Bakewell & Eyam Community Transport                                      £200.00

3) War Memorial Institute                                                                  £100.00

4) Post Office (War Memorial Institute)                                            £200.00

5) Ashford Well Dressings                                                                 £100.00

6) Helen’s Trust                                                                                  £100.00


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments: None


  1. Correspondence


1)  Requiring action:


  1. a) Letter from DCC re Clean Up Project




  1. a) Letter of thanks from Mrs Kathleen Williams for £1,000 donation


  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