HARTSHORNE PARISH COUNCIL

South Derbyshire District in the County of Derby

MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

Monday 16 October 2017

Goseley Community Centre, Hartshorne

PRESENT - Councillors A Jones, (Chair), D Jenkinson, Mrs J Burley, Mrs S Sharland, P Redfern, Mrs J Slawson, Mrs K Coe, R Bell D Tagg, R Coe and D West.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE - Councillors Mrs M Mycock , Mrs L Vale, P Smith & N Jenkinson

(holidays) .

ALSO PRESENT R Smith Clerk to the Parish Council, County Councillor Mrs L Chilton District Councillor S Taylor and Mrs Landenberger.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

1. Mrs Landenberger of Ticknall Road expressed her concerns about a letter she and other residents on Ticknall Road had from the Owners of the Mill Wheel. In the letter the Owners were proposing to put parking restrictions on the private road leading to the Mill Wheel car park. She asked if there was anything the Parish Council could advise before going to her solicitors. The Chairman felt it would be better to get advice from her own solicitor first.

District Council reports

1.     District Councillor Taylor expressed concerns policing in the area and the continued reduction in Central Government funding. It was agreed to write to our local MP expressing concerns about reductions in Central Government funding.

2.     Councillor Mrs Coe reported that there continues to be concerns about planning objections on Manchester Lane

County Council report

1.     County Councillor Mrs L Chilton reminder Councillors that a vast majority of Bus Passes will run out by December 2017. It was agreed to give a much publicity as possible.

2.     County Councillor Mrs L Chilton informed the meeting that public consultation will start in November on DCC spending plans for forthcoming financial year.

3.     County Councillor Mrs L Chilton reported that the Dial-a-bus had been revised and is to be run by Ashbourne Community Bus service. The Clerk pointed out that Hartshorne village, Goseley and Lower Midway had been omitted. County Councillor Mrs L Chilton said she would look into these omissions.

4.     County Councillor Mrs L Chilton said that further progress needs to be made with regard to Midway FC. Rob Lowe (DCC) is in discussions with them.

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MINUTES OF THE Ordinary Meeting on held on 18 September 2017.

The minutes were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

Matter arising

None

Any member to declare an interest -

None

Items for Exemption. None.

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POLICE MATTERS

1. No Police present however the local PCSO had written saying that the crime in the area was very low.

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MATTERS ARISING

1. The Clerk presented a monthly update on all outstanding matters; this is attached to the minutes.

1.     Co-opting Parish Councillor

The Chairman welcome Robert Coe to the Parish Council. Councillor Coe said he had not received any notification of his appointment. The Clerk said that notification had been sent using his SDDC e-mail. The Clerk then forwarded a copy to his private e-mail address as the SDDC e-mail has been found to be unreliable in the past.

2.     Dates of future meetings

Following a trail period of 6 months it was generally agreed that by moving the date to the 3rd Monday in the month had made no significant difference to attendances. Councillor D Jenkinson proposed that with effect from November the Parish meetings revert back to the 2nd Monday in each month (no meeting in August), the was seconded by Councillor Mrs Slawson.

RESOLVED by 13 voters in favour, none against and one abstention that the Parish Council meets on the 2nd Monday of each month (no meeting in August)

 

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HIGHWAYS, PAVEMENTS & PUBLIC FOOTPATHS

1.      Councillor Mrs Burley reported that that there had been no improvements to the fencing along The Cutting.

RESOLVED Councillor Mrs Coe said she would discuss the matter with SDDC.

2.      Councillor Mrs Sharland reported that the footpath at the rear of Leawood Road was overgrown. RESOLVED Councillor Mrs Coe said she would discuss the matter with SDDC.

 

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PARISH NEWSLETTER AND WEBSITE

1. The Clerk again reminded Councillors if articles for the Autumn newsletter can be sent to Councillor N Jenkinson as soon as possible.

 

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RECREATION GROUNDS & ALLOTMENTS

1.    Councillor Mrs Coe put forward a date of 15 November for defibulator training at either the Dethick Hall or Goseley Community Centre.

RESOLVED Clerk to book either the Dethick Hall or Goseley Community Centre and then publicises the event.

2.    The Clerk reported that SDDC had arranged an additional Sportsmobile event at Salisbury Drive on 22 October during half term.

3.    Councillor Mrs Coe presented a letter from a young letter requesting additional play equipment at Main Street.

RESOLVED that this will be discussed at the next Recreation Working Group on improvements to all recreation grounds in 2018/19.

4.    It was agreed that there should be along with a Recreation Working Group and Finance Working to discuss the budget and 2018/19 precept

RESOLVED Clerk to contact with proposed dated for both Working Groups.

 

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REPORTS FROM OUTSIDE BODIES

1.    Councillor D Jenkinson reported that there is a film night at the Dethick Hall on 22 October

2.    Councillor Mrs Sharland reported that she had attended a very informative training meeting on the work of a Parish Councillor held at Woodville.

 

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PLANNING MATTERS

Applications

 

Application Reference

9/2017/0605

Proposed Development

THE ERECTION OF EXTENSIONS AT

Site Location

83 WOODVILLE ROAD HARTSHORNE SWADLINCOTE DERBYSHIRE

Postcode

DE11 7ET

Application Reference

9/2017/1071

Proposed Development

INSTALLATION OF 4000 LITRE UNDERGROUND GAS TANK ON

Site Location

124 LAND ADJACENT TO REPTON ROAD HARTSHORNE SWADLINCOTE

Postcode

DE11 7AE

Application Reference

9/2017/1095

Proposed Development

THE ERECTION OF AN EXTENSION AND DETACHED GARAGE AT

Site Location

8 LONGLANDS ROAD MIDWAY SWADLINCOTE

Postcode

DE11 7PL

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Approved payments for October

 

Cheq

Payee

In Respect of

Amount

 

 

 

Staff Salaries and Expenses

Wages & Salaries - October

662.86

 

 

 

Direct Payments

 

 

HMRC

October Tax & NI

232.97

 

 

Staff Salaries and Expenses

Wages & Salaries - October

331.86

 

 

E-on

Supply at Goseley recreation ground

71.51

 

 

Water plus

Supply at Goseley recreation ground

32.98

 

 

DALC

Councillor training at Woodville

80.00

 

 

SDDC

Sportmobile provisions

1398.00

 

 

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1.   Received a payment of 28.23 for sale of old swings

The Clerk reported the the old swings that were at Goseley recreation ground , have been sold on e-ay for a net amount of 28.23

2.   Review of bank charges at HSBC.

The Clerk reported that there had been a significant raise in bank chages RESOLVED Clerk to investigate charges at other local banks.

3.   Pensions Regulator - update on pension contributions

The Clerk informed the meeting in the proposed increases in contributions in the fund.

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GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE

DCC - New Derbyshire Connect Dial-a-bus shopping service

1. Clerk reported that Hartshorne , Goseley and Lower Midway were not shown as receivingbthe service but following a phone call to DCC they agreed to add the 3 areas to the appropriate services

RESOLVED to publisise the new service on the Hartshorne web site and included on the next newsletter.

DALC Circulars

Circular No.11 - DALC AGM, Nominations for President & Vice Presidents 2017-2018, DALC Survey. Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) training days and Councillor Essential Training Course

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Meeting closed at 8.50 p.m.

Date of Next Meeting - Monday 13 November 2017 - Kendricks Close, Hartshorne.

Meeting starts at 7.00.pm.