Agenda September 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 3rd September 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 30th July 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: payment for coin counter
  2. Hall Orchard – quotation £6,000 for resurfacing & £1,000 for white lining accepted and date awaited from Austin Brady
  3. Site meeting to discuss flooding issues with Richard Ward of DCC
  4. Roundabout in Hall Orchard: repair ongoing
  5. Dog signs in Hall Orchard: update
  6. Trees in churchyard: quotations accepted and date awaited
  7. Bin on Sheepwash Bridge
  8. Sign on Hall Orchard Gate & other necessary signs: site meeting update
  9. Retention of Parish Council documents: storage facility
  10. Air Ambulance Textile Bank: update
  11. Band Concert by Matlock Band: booked for 14 06 20 – cost £280.00
  12. Japanese knotweed in cemetery: email from Adrian Burke
  13. Village information signs & welcome sign at entrance to village
  14.        Lighting in Court Lane: update
  15. Additional Picnic Tables in Hall Orchard
  16. Security of Hall Orchard: lock obtained by Cllr Wakeman
  17. Vegetation junction Ashford Lane/Longstone Lane
  18. Conservation work on Sheepwash Bridge
  19. Road surfacing – Dukes Drive
  20. Bins left on footway
  21.        Blue bags containing clay: now removed
  22. Cemetery: Non-domestic rates revaluation 2021
  23. Memorial Application for the late Mrs Alice Villiers
  24. Christmas tree


  1. Items Raised by Members:


1)  Fallen branches on “Daybell’s Bank” (Cllr Windle)

2)  Work at the “Old School” (Cllrs Windle and Harrison)

3) Gatepost – Mill Lane (Cllr Windle)


  1. Planning Matters:


1)Planning application: NP/DDD/0819/0865 – 3 Ashford Lane – Extension to dwelling

2)Decision notice: NP/DDD/0619/0575Sparrow Cottage,Hill Cross –  Granted STC

3) Decision notice: NP/DDD/0519/0498: Churchdale Cottage – Granted STC

4) Any planning matters received before 3rd September 2019


  1. Financial Matters
  2. to note bank balances as at 3rd September 2019


  1. to approve payments of accounts:
  2. a)   Cleaning conveniences (to be advised)
  3. b)   Community Heartbeat Trust (defib – 2 invoices)  £470.00
  4. c)   J K Plumbing & Heating (work in conveniences)  £80.00
  5. d)   Chemodex           £47.64
  6. e)   DDDC – Parish Council Election Charges    £920.74
  7. h)   Clerk’s salary for 3 month period £780.00
  8. i) Clerk’s expenses for 3 month period          £135.37
  9. j) HMRC(tax on Clerk’s salary) £195.00
  10. h)   Any invoices received before 3rd September 2019


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:

  1. a)   Dr Cooke – Allotment rental            £10.00
  2. b)   Mr Davison – Allotment rental  £10.00
  3. c)   Daynes Monumental – re Mrs Alice Villiers £30.00
  4. d)   DDDC – grass cutting reimbursement £1,020.00


  1. Correspondence

1) Requiring action: None


2) Information:

  1. a) Advertising leaflets and magazines


  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