HARTSHORNE PARISH COUNCIL

South Derbyshire District in the County of Derby

MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

8 April 2018

Goseley Community Centre, Hartshorne

PRESENT - Councillors A Jones, (Chair), R Bell, Mrs J Burley, Mrs M Mycock, Mrs K Coe, P Redfern, D West and Mrs J Slawson

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE - Councillors, D Tagg, Mrs S Sharland, N Jenkinson and P Smith. and County Councillor Mrs L Chilton.

NOT PRESENT - Councillor R Coe

ALSO PRESENT R Smith Clerk to the Parish Council and District Councillor S Taylor plus one member of the public.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

The member of the public asked if the Church graveyard has sufficient capacity as appears it is running out of space. It was agreed that the Clerk contact Rev.Rutter.

District Council report -

1.    Councillor Taylor reported that there had been made changes to the Broomy Farm development.

2.    Councillor Mrs Coe reported that she is currently in contact with Planning over signage onto the site at Broomy Farm.

3.    Councillor Mrs Coe reported that SDDC are improving Officers contact list.

County Council report No report.

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1. MINUTES OF THE Ordinary Meeting on held on 11 March 2019 and minutes of Annual Meeting of the Parish 19 April 2018.

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

Matter Arising

None

Any member to declare an interest - Councillor Mrs Coe - Planning

Councillors Mrs Mycock, Mrs Burley, A Jones and R Bell

Items for Exemption. None.

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POLICE MATTERS

1. Councillor Mrs Burley reported damage at the school garden on Main Street, Hartshorne.

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

2.     Councillors expressed concerns about the lack of footpath diversions over the Broomy Farm Development. Also Councillor Smith had said that the naming of part of the site is called The Mill and lorries etc. were being directed to the Mill on Ticknall Road. Councillor Smith had also reported that the footpath diversion at Coal Lane had not been actioned.

3.     The Clerk reminded Councillors of Annual Parish Meeting on 18 April at the Dethick Hall.

4.     Acknowledgment of retiring Parish Councillors

The Chairman thanked all out going Parish Councillors there hard work during the last term. RESOLVED that a Plaque to be erected at the Community Centre to recognize Denis Taggs 40 years service as a Councillors and that his contributions will be greatly missed. Also a plaque be erected at the Dethick Hall to recognize the contribution made by Douglas Jenkinson both as a Parish Councillor and member of the Hartshorne Charities. Clerk to purchase 2 plaques.

5.     Annual Audit of Accounts 2018/19. The Clerk reported that all accounts and returns were passed to the Internal Auditor on 3 April.

6.     Noticeboard at Salisbury Drive

RESOLVED Clerk to purchase a new noticeboard at the shops on Salisbury Drive.

7.     Update on 2 May elections District and Parish

The Clerk reported that there had been a total of 9 nominations for Parish Councillors this leaves 6 vacancies. These will be advertised shortly.

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HIGHWAYS, PAVEMENTS & PUBLIC FOOTPATHS

1. It was reported that a street light was at on Woodville Road RESOLVED Clerk to contact DCC.

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PARISH NEWSLETTER AND WEBSITE

1. It was reported that delivery was completed the annual newsletter. The Chairman thanked Councillor N Jenkinson for all his hardwork in preparing the newsletter.

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RECREATION GROUNDS & ALLOTMENTS

1. The Clerk reported that certain sums of s106 monies has been granted to the Parish Council. RESOLVED that a Recreation Working Group is arranged after 13 May.

The Clerk reported that Blackfordby FC had now paid the rent for the pitch hire at Salisbury Drive.

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REPORTS FROM OUTSIDE BODIES

1. No reports.

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PLANNING MATTERS

The removal of condition 9 (relating to the provision of affordable dwellings) of planning permission ref: 9/2015/1215 outline application (all matters reserved except for access) for the residential development of 14 dwellings at 53 and 67 land to the rear of Woodville

Road, Hartshorne.

Hartshorne Parish Council strongly objects to the above application as this has been to the

Inspectorate and he found that affordable housing must be included in the development. The Parish Council can see no reason why this decision can be overturned. There is a high demand in the area for affordable housing.

       Proposed single storey rear extension, with eaves of 2.5m and maximum height of 3.75m extending 3.35m from rear wall at 29 Leawood Road, Lower Midway No Objections

       Notice from DCC to erect a wooden fence around Primary School at Main Street, Hartshorne.

No Objections.

42/19 FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

Approved payments for April

 

Cheq

Payee

In Respect of

Amount

 

P Corcoran

Donation re Brook St/Repton Road area.

150.00

 

Rink Print

Print of annual newsletter

281.00

 

Direct Payments

 

HMRC

April Tax & NI

251.54

 

Staff Salaries and Expenses

April Wages & Salaries

1069.02

 

SDDC

Collection at bins

575.95

 

E-on

Supply at Goseley recreation ground

49.73

 

Goseley Community Centre

Room Hire 8 April

25.00

 

N Dawson

Footpath at Pear Tree Close - slabs

35.00

 

1.     From 1 April 2019 the National Minimum hourly rate has increased from 7.83 to 8.21 (increase 0.38p per Hour). Currently the Lengthsman is paid 0.50p above the Minimum hourly

RESOLVED - that the Lenghtsman hourly rate is increased by 0.38p per hour wef 1 April 2019.

2.     From 1 April 2019 NALC as issued revised Pay Scale for Parish Clerk, for Clerks on SCP 26 there is an increase of 0.484 per hour

RESOLVED - that the Clerks pay is increased to reflect NALC national ageement.

 

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GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE

Correspondence

       Cancer Research - thank letter re donation

       New resident of Hartshorne - speeding along Woodville Road and Main Street RESOLVED that along with HVRA to restart speed camera patrols.

       a Resident of Woodville Road - positioning of bus timetable on Woodville Road following installation of street lighting RESOLVED Clerk to contact DCC.

DALC Circulars

Circular 4 - VAT making Tax Digital Update, Purdah Guidance, External Audit News,

Report from Committee on Standards in Public Life, BREXIT, Government Guidance,

Rural England's State of Rural Services, Persimmon Homes, giving 1M

 

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Meeting closed at 8.15 p.m.

 

Date of Next Meeting -

Monday 13 May 2019 - Goseley Community Centre, Hartshorne.

Meeting starts at 7.00.pm.

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