Agenda May 2019

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Clerk: Mrs A J Fox

Derwent Cottage, Calver Bridge, Calver, Hope Valley S32 3XA

Telephone: 01433 631689



The Annual Meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Thursday 16th May 2019 in Ashford Old School at 7.30 pm


  • Election of Chairman



  • Election of Vice Chairman



  • 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 23rd April 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:
  2. a) Electricity and water suppliers
  3. b) Quotation from Jason Rowland re quotation for painting
  4. Sports Equipment for Hall Orchard: for further discussion
  5. Hedge on A6: Cllr Wakeman actioning
  6. Ashford Sign: requires cleaning – Cllr Wakeman actioning
  7. Repairs to playground equipment: completion mid May
  8. Unsightly Wooden Panels
  9. Audit of 2018/19 accounts
  10. Flood Relief Channel – Highfields: to be cleared end May
  11. Site meeting to discuss flooding issues with Richard Ward of DCC
  12. Roundabout in Hall Orchard – quotation awaited
  13. Dog signs in Hall Orchard
  14. Quotation from Mr Tomlinson re trees in churchyard
  15. Bin on Sheepwash Bridge
  16. Information Board near Sheepwash Bridge
  17. Replacement of wooden board in flood barrier at Sheepwash Bridge: board replaced.
  18. Sign on Hall Orchard Gate, together with other signs
  19. Retention of Parish Council documents
  20. Air Ambulance Textile Bank: possible location in car park
  21. Overflowing bin near conveniences
  22. Band Concert by Matlock Band: booked for Sunday 23rd June 2019
  23. Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests



  1. Items Raised by Members:


  1. Japanese Knotweed in the Cemetery

2)  Ornamental flower bed

3)  Village information signs

4)  Feeding birds etc., in Hall Orchard

5)   Lighting in the Toilets


  1. Planning Matters

1) Any planning matters received before 16th May 2019


  1. Financial Matters
  2. to note bank balances as at 16th May 2019


  1. to approve payments of accounts:
  2. a)   Jayne Taft (to be advised)
  3. b)   DALC Subscription
  4. c)   Community Heartbeat Trust £235.00
  5. e)   Phil Riley (grass cutting) £975.00
  6. f) Pigeon Tech (Website hosting renewal fee) £68.00
  7. g)  Insurance renewal
  8. h)   Any invoices received before 16th May 2019


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:

  1. a)   DDDC – parish precept 2019/20 £16,915.00
  2. b)   Aviva (Insurance payment0 £6,511.60


  1. Correspondence

1) Requiring action: None


2) Information:

  1. a) Leaflets from Derbyshire County Council re Action Grants and Anti-Social Behaviour


  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