Agenda January 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 16th January 2020

in Ashford War Memorial Institute at 7.30 pm


  • 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 the Parish Council Meeting held 3rd December 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: The parish council have now taken over the payment of gas/electricity invoices from Total
  2. Roundabout in Hall Orchard: repair ongoing
  3. Dog signs in Hall Orchard, sign on Hall Orchard gate and other signs: site meeting
  4. Trees in churchyard: work now completed
  5. Retention of Parish Council documents: form received from DCC
  6. White Lining: inspection to be arranged by Cllr Twigg
  7. Flood relief channel – Highfields
  8. Parish Estimates 2020/21
  9. Email from Claire Mills re memorial tree by the river
  10. Adoption of telephone kiosk
  11. Email from Cllr Wakeman re litter pick on 19th January


  1. Items Raised by Members:


1) Flood resilience policy (Cllr Windle) 

                        2) Cemetery Rules and Regulations






  1. Planning Matters:


1) Decision Notice 

NP/DDD/0819/0934: Candle House – Listed building consent granted subject to conditions.

2) Any planning matters received before 16th January 2020


  1. Financial Matters


  1. to note bank balances as at 16th January 2020


  1. to approve payments of accounts:
  2. a)   Cleaning conveniences (to be advised)
  3. b)   Total (electricity invoice for conveniences  £73.36
  4. c)   DDDC (adoption of telephone kiosk    £1.00
  5. d)   N&G Tomlinson (tree work)    £1,790.00
  6. e)   Chemodex £117.72
  7. f)   DDDC (wheeled bin) £110.50
  8. g)   Any invoices received before 16th January 2020


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:

  1. a)   Mettams re the late Mr Thomas Brocklehurst £200.00
  2. b)   Ashford PCC re contribution towards tree work £100.00


  1. Correspondence


1) Requiring action: None


2) Information:

  1. a) Letter of thanks from Bakewell & Community Transport for donation
  2. b) Clerks & Councils Direct
  3. c) Advertising leaflets


  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