HARTSHORNE PARISH COUNCIL

South Derbyshire District in the County of Derby

MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

10 December 2018

Goseley Community Centre, Hartshorne

PRESENT - Councillors A Jones, (Chair), R Bell, D West, Mrs J Slawson, Mrs J Burley, Mrs S Sharland and Mrs M Mycock.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE - Councillors P Smith, D Tagg, Mrs K Coe, N Jenkinson and P Redfern.

NOT PRESENT - Councillor R Coe

ALSO PRESENT R Smith Clerk to the Parish Council, District Councillor S Taylor and County Councillor Mrs L Chilton (arrived at 8.15).

Prior to the commencement of the meeting the Chairman requested a minutes silence due to the passing of Councillor Doug Jenkinson. Doug had served on the Parish Council for over 25 years and will be sadly missed.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

None

District Council report -

1.    District Councillor S Taylor again expressed his concerns at the lack of a police presence in the area.

2.    District Councillor S Taylor was also concerned about the new replacement LED street lights in the area, Councillor Mrs Mycock also expressed her concerns. It was agreed that the Clerk write to DCC.

County Council report (submitted at the end of the meeting due to her late arrival)

1. County Councillor Mrs L Chilton informed the meeting that the outstanding monies owed to DCC from Midway FC had now been returned.

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MINUTES OF THE Ordinary Meeting on held on 12 November 2018

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

Matter Arising

None

Any member to declare an interest -

Councillors Mrs J Burley, R Bell and A Jones in respect of Goseley Community Centre.

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Items for Exemption. None.

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POLICE MATTERS

1. No Police present and no written report

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

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HIGHWAYS, PAVEMENTS & PUBLIC FOOTPATHS

1.     Councillor Mrs Burley said requested that the decision by DCC in respect of the pavement at Goseley Crescent is reviewed.

RESOLVED Clerk to write to DCC.

2.     Councillor West reported that Coal lane was in a poor state of repair. RESOLVED Clerk to write to DCC.

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PARISH NEWSLETTER AND WEBSITE

1. No report

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RECREATION GROUNDS & ALLOTMENTS

1. The Clerk reported that a quotation for a replacement bin had been received and subject to suitability an order to be placed.

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REPORTS FROM OUTSIDE BODIES

1. None.

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PLANNING MATTERS

Applications

App. No: 9/2018/1293

The formation of a front dormer at 21 Ticknall Road Hartshorne, Swadlincote.

No comment

App No.9/2018/1268the erection of a buildingfor use as a work unit and retrospective application of a temporary portacabin at Buildings Farm, Ticknall Road, DE11 7AU,

No comment

Appeals

Appeal Ref. No: APP/TPO/F1040/7065

The pruning of hawthorn trees covered by South Derbyshire District Council Tree Preservation Order Number 472 on land to the rear of 45-49 Manchester Lane, Hartshorne, Swadlincote.

Appeal Ref: APP/F1040/D/18/3215911

The erection of extensions and the formation of a loft conversion with dormer windows at 87 Woodville road, Hartshorne, Swadlincote.

Broomy Farm Development

The Clerk informed the meeting that an planning application had been made in respect of Broomy Farm. All relevent authorities had been notified other that Hartshorne Parish.

RESOLVED that the Clerk write to both the Planning Department and the Chief Executive expressing their disappointment at being overlooked and requesting that the application is submitted to the Parish Council for consideration at the January meeting.

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FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

Approved payments for December

Cheq

Payee

In Respect of

Amount

 

Staff Salaries and Expenses

Wages & Salaries - December

689.26

Hartshorne Cricket Club

Donation towards Firework display

250.00

Royal British Legion

Donation - wreaths and poppies

80.00

Direct Payments

HMRC

November Tax & NI

241.02

Staff Salaries and Expenses

Wages & Salaries - December

337.70

Bloomin' Gardens Ltd

Pitch maintenance at Salisbury Drive

72.00

Goseley Community Centre

New fire doors

1440.00

       VAT return submitted for 2017/18 and awaiting payment

       Concurrent Function Application ready to submit.

RESOLVED that the Clerk and Chairman sign the application and submit as soon as possible.

       Following the Finance Working Group the Clerk submitted the recommendation for the Parish Precept for 2019/20.

RESOLVED that the Precept for 2019/20 is set at 8200.00 (there will be an additional

1800.00 from the Local Council Tax Support Scheme)

       Other Recommendations from the Finance Working Group were discussed and RESOLVED that the rent for football pitch hire remains the same, 25.00 per game. Allotment rents to remain the same however for new tenants they will not be entilted to the first year free unless the allotment is overgrown.

       Councillor Bell proposed that a donation of 100.00 to each of the choosen Charities in memory of Doug. Jenkinson.

RESOLVED that 100.00 is donated to the Salvation Army and a further 100.00 donated to the Alzheimers Society.

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Correspondence

K Modhvadia - update on Shop at Salisbury Drive

RESOLVED that the Clerk continues discussions with SDDC with regard to the transfer of the plot of land on Salisbury Drive

DALC Circulars

DALC Circular 15 - inc. Clerk Training, General Power of Competence update, Subscriptions for 2019/20

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Meeting closed at 8.35p.m.

Date of Next Meeting -

Monday 14 January 2019 - Goseley Community Centre, Hartshorne. Meeting starts at 7.00.pm

Signed.........................................................(Chair) Dated................................................