Monday February 2nd 2015, held in the Glebe Field Centre
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Cllr Lane (Chair), Cllrs. Brierton (vice-Chair), Bown, Broom, Clark, Thorpe. Cty Cllrs. Taylor and Williams and 4 members of the public. Clerk in attendance.
Cllrs. Baugh, Harwood, Steppings and Wells. AVBC Cllr. Gee.
Cllr. Slaney has resigned from the council with immediate effect members wished to place on record their appreciation for his work as a Councillor and as Snow Warden.
Cllr Thorpe declared a personal interest in the matter of making a grant to support the Community First Responders.
Contact is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or telephone 101 and mention collar number 3841
No police present
AVBC Cllr Thorpe presented a written report.
Cty Cllr Taylor has been pursuing the issues of switched off lighting at Main Rd., Whatstandwell, a mirror at the Shaw’s Lane/Main Rd. junction and mud on the road at Cowper Lane.
Cty. Cllr. Williams reported that DCC will serve an enforcement notice on the owners of trees overgrowing the B3035 at Whatstandwell. He confirms that DCC are satisfied with the HGV signage at the junction of Hindersitch Lane and Main Rd., Whatstandwell.
TThe Minutes were accepted and signed by Chair.
Paul Yorke gave an up-date on the progress made by the working group. He has met the STW Reservoir project Community Liaison Group and hopes for a share of their £25,000 funding. STW contractors may also be able to offer help “in kind” e.g. re-painting the play equipment. The working group now has a full committee with officers and has prepared a letter to go out to the community via the CACN website, this will be followed by a questionnaire to the all homes. It is intended to raise funds through community events and Paul himself is doing a sponsored walk on the West Highland Way.
Neighbourhood Plan: The inaugural meeting held on January 19th was attended by 6 members of the Parish Council and 32 residents. Joe Dugdale explained the “what, why and how” of a Neighbourhood Plan. The next meeting will take place on Monday 16th February at 7.30 pm in the Glebe.
BG development – Clerk has obtained plans and specifications for the proposed roadway which will enable him to get costings.
STW Reservoir project: Chair attended a meeting of the Liaison Group on 23.1.15. The project is on schedule for completion by March 2018.The contractors agreed to monitor dust and mud on the road and will increase sweeping. Any community grants will be divided equally between the affected communities Crich/Whatstandwell – Fritchley - Bullbridge/Sawmills.
Grant for Community First Responders:
A decision was deferred until next meeting when a representative of East Midlands Ambulance Service will be in attendance.
Defibrillators in Crich:
Cllr Thorpe agreed to pursue the offer to install a defibrillator in the Market Place telephone box.
It was RESOLVED unanimously to refill grit bins as necessary.
Precept: RESOLVED to maintain the Precept at the 2014-5 level of £50,000 (the actual claim to be for £53,422 to compensate for the grant to be withheld by AVBC).
Allotment report: rents for 2015-6 are now being collected. There may be 2 vacancies (to be confirmed in March. PC has £600 to spend on allotment improvements in the next Financial Year.
The Pentrich Revolution (Cllr. Broom) – members agreed in principle to support the project to mark this event which involved some men from Crich.
Request for a grant to support the well-dressing plan - RESOLVED: to make a special donation of £150 for the purchase of materials.
AVA/2015/1087 24, Fritchley Lane – single storey rear extension. NO OBJECTION
TRE/2014/0004 18 Top Lane – remove yew tree. OBJECTION as this ancient tree is a valued feature of the locality.
Yorkshire Bank Current Account at 9th January 2015 £48,327.36
Income £ - no cheques banked.
|C H Ludlam (Clerk’s salary) + expenses||
|Glebe Field Trust||
|HMR and C Tax and NI||
|Cllr D Wells (travel)||
|Post Office (Crich Fete donation replacement chq)||
|Imperial Decorating Ltd (painting phone box)||
DALC Circulars 01 and 02 02-15 6
Planning Appeal – land off Roes Lane. The appeal to be held at The Council Chamber, Market Place, Ripley will open at 10.00 am on Tuesday 9th June 2015. 8 days have been allocated.
Anyone intending to attend the enquiry should “book in “now by telephoning the legal department at AVBC (01773 570222).
Anyone attending the enquiry should report to Reception.
Letter from Whatstandwell and District WI thanking the PC for the recent donation.
NEXT MEETING 7.30pm Monday March 2nd 2015.
6th February 2015
Glebe Field Centre, Crich, Matlock DE4 EU