Agenda December 2020

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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 10th December 2020

in The War Memorial Institute at 7.30 pm


  • 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 12th November 2020

               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) Smart Meters – Gas and Water
  3. b) General update
  4. Play Area:
  5. a) Repair work: Update
  6. b) Playground Inspection
  7. Dog signs in Hall Orchard and other signs
  8. Culvert/Flood channel at Highfields & Vicarage Lane/Flooding Issues: Update re Site Meeting
  9. Speed Awareness Day: Update
  10. Wall near conveniences requiring repair: update
  11. Village signs: Update on painting
  12. Repair of Benches
  13. Boundary wall and trees, Riverside Hotel     
  14. Christmas Tree: Update
  15. Grass mowing quotation
  16. Maintenance to Pump Shelters: Update
  17. Listing of wells and enclosure shelters
  18. Amendment of Cemetery Rules re Planting on Graves
  19. Wayleave Payments
  20. Replacement street lighting
  21. Speed of traffic in Ashford Lane
  22. Overgrown bush at top of Fennel Street
  23. Email from DDDC re Public Space Protection Order: Hall Orchard


  1. Items Raised by Members:


1)  Telephone box usage: Ashford history (Cllr Harrison)

2) Communications with Sarah Dines, MP (Cllr Windle)

3) Vicarage Lane: Clearage of leaves (Cllr Harrison)

4) Memorial Benches (Cllr Harrison)


  1. Planning Matters:  


1) Application – NP/DDD/0920/0810: Churchdale Hall, Ashford In The Water,

Development Description – Listed Building consent – Conversion of existing laundry into ancillary domestic accommodation.

2) Any planning matters received before 12th November 2020


  1. Financial Matters


  1. to note bank balances as at 10th December 2020


  1. to approve payments of accounts:
  2. a)   Conveniences – cleaning (to be advised)
  3. b)   Chemodex £35.04
  4. c)   Chris Harrison – reimbursement for Xmas tree box £16.99
  5. e)   Clerk’s salary for 3 month period £780.00
  6. e)   Clerk’s expenses for 3 month period – to be advised £156.15              
  7. f)   HMRC (tax on Clerk’s salary) £195.00
  8. g) 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


  1. h) Any invoices received before 10th December 2020


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:

  1. a)   Honesty box takings £320.00


  1. Correspondence

1) Requiring action:

  1. a) Email from DDDC regarding Register of Pecuniary Interests
  2. b) Email from University of Southampton regarding Covid-19 preventative behaviour and symptoms study


2) Information: Already circulated by email


  1. Next Meeting


  • Date of next meeting