Agenda July 2019

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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 Tuesday 30th July 2019

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 20th June 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: certificate of electrical compliance & painting work
  2. Hall Orchard – quotation £6,000 for resurfacing & £1,000 for white lining: white lining plan to be agreed
  3. Hedge on A6: update
  4. Ashford Sign: update on cleaning
  5. Unsightly Wooden Panels: update
  6. Site meeting to discuss flooding issues with Richard Ward of DCC
  7. Roundabout in Hall Orchard
  8. Dog signs in Hall Orchard: update
  9. Trees in churchyard
  10. Bin on Sheepwash Bridge
  11. Sign on Hall Orchard Gate & other necessary signs
  12. Retention of Parish Council documents: storage facility
  13. Air Ambulance Textile Bank: update
  14. Band Concert by Matlock Band: 23rd June 2019 – date for 2020
  15. Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests
  16. Japanese knotweed in cemetery: correspondence from Dr Pykett
  17. Village information signs
  18.        Lighting in Court Lane
  19. Welcome Sign at entrance to village
  20. Additional Picnic Tables in Hall Orchard
  21. Security of Hall Orchard
  22. Road surfacing – Dukes Drive
  23. Noise of motor bikes onA6
  24. Overgrown vegetation: junction Vicarage Lane/Greaves Lane
  25. Conservation work on Sheepwash Bridge
  26. Bins left on footway
  27. Thefts from Pay & Display machines


  1. Items Raised by Members:
  2. 1. Overgrown footpath from Hill Cross to Hall Orchard (Cllr Harrison)
  3. Benches around the trees in Hall Orchard (Cllr Harrison)
  4. Weedkilling in various locations around the village (Cllr Harrison)
  5. State of the grass in Hall Orchard (Cllr Harrison)
  6. Litter left around the village (Cllr Harrison)
  7. Coin counter obtained (Cllr Taft)


  1. Planning Matters:

1) Planning consent and Listed Building consent: NP/DDD/0619/0658  &  NP/DDD/0619/0659 – Ashford Hall, including The Cottage, The Gardener’s Cottage and The Stable Block:  Repairs, alterations, renewal of services, landscaping, selective demolition and change of use of outbuildings to domestic accommodation (extension of deadline for comments requested)

2)   Any planning matters received before 30th July 2019


  1. Financial Matters
  2. to note bank balances as at 30th July 2019


  1. to approve payments of accounts:
  2. a)   Cleaning conveniences (to be advised)
  3. b)   Phil Riley (2 x grass cuts)         £975.00
  4. c)   Phil Riley (hedge cutting & strimming) £800.00
  5. d)   Chemodex          £117.72
  6. e)   Fisher Electrical Services          £390.00
  7. f) Matlock Band                                                          £280.00
  8. g)   DDDC – wheeled bin         £110.50
  9. h)   Any invoices received before 30th July 2019


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:

  1. a)   Interment fee – Mrs Phyllis Sheldon £200.00
  2. b)   Interment fee – Mr James Storr £200.00


  1. Correspondence

1) Requiring action:

  1. a) Letter from Mrs Margery Whittaker re seat in Hall Orchard


2) Information:

  1. a) Clerks & Councils Direct


  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