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Minutes of the meeting of Crich Parish Council

Monday2nd April 2012, held in the Glebe Field Centre.

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Cllr Lane (Chair), Cllrs. Brierton (vice-Chair), Bateman, Baugh, Bown, Broom, Clark, Harwood, Slaney, Steppings, Thorpe and Wells. 3 members of the public. Clerk in attendance.


Part 1 Non � confidential items

12/769 Apologies:


12/770 Declarations of Interest

Item 8 � donation to Glebe Field trust. Cllrs Lane and Thorpe

12/ 771 Police matters

(Contact is:� )
There has been damage to vehicles in Fritchley.
Dog fouling can be reported anonymously by visiting the Amber Valley Borough Council website.
Un-taxed vehicles can be reported anonymously to our PCSO Donna Walker by email or by visiting the DVLA website and following the links.

12/ 772 Matters raised by members of the public

(10 minutes

12/773 Reprts from County and Borough Councillors

AVBC Cllr Thorpe (Please see written Cllr Thorpe’s report)
Cty. Cllr. Jackson was asked what was being done about the problem of Himalayan Balsam � an advisory leaflet is being produced in conjunction with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust.
Cty Cllr Jackson will liaise with an officer at DCC regarding the STW project.

12/774 Minutes of the Meeting of 6th & 20th February 2012

Minutes of the meeting of 5thMarch were confirmed and signed by Chair

12/ 775 Matters arising

STW Reservoir Project
��� �The Planning application has now been lodged with AVBC who have appointed Joy Armstrong to deal with the application on their behalf. A public exhibition will be held at the Glebe Field Centre on Tuesday 17th April between 3.30 pm and 8.00 pm. A principal contractor will be appointed by May and the decision is likely in September. Chair has been in contact with STW regarding the composition of the liaison group which will be convened in May��
Standing Orders � Chair has studied these and annotated, amended copies will be circulated to members for their perusal and approval at future meetings.
Crich Fete � a letter has been received from the Fete Committee affirming that they will not be using any parking facilities at the Glebe on the day of the Fete. It was agreed that the Glebe management should provide security at the entrance of the site in order to ensure that their hirers’ parking rights would be protected. Council expressed support for the Fete.
Queens Diamond Jubilee � the Parish Beacon will be lit by Cllr. Brierton subject to the appropriate Risk Assessment being undertaken. The Parish Council is not planning any other activities.
Road flooding at Potters Lane � this matter is not resolved and Cllr Steppings offered to monitor the situation when and if the wet weather returns

12/776 Clerk's Report

Level of increase of monthly payment to Glebe Field Trust � RESOLVED: to raise the contribution from the Parish Council by 5% backdated to April 2012. The new monthly contribution will be �628.43
Donation to Crich Area Community News RESOLVED to increase the annual donation to �150

12/777 Planning Decisions


12/778 Planning Applications

AVA/2012/0300 Causeway Farm, Plaistow green Rd. � demolition of 4 existing chalet units to be replaced by 2 semi-detached chalet accommodation for the riding centre.(Re-submission) �OBJECTION on the grounds that this is not an operational riding school and the proposal represents a change of use.
No objections were recorded regarding the following applications:
AVA/2012/0319 Eden Bank Farm Cottage, Middle Lane, Whatstandwell � rear dormer and replacement garage
AVA/2012/0252 9, Church St Fritchley � dormer windows in rear roof slope
AVA/2012/0312 7 Tors Spring, Crich application for extension of approved application


12/779 Accounts

Yorkshire Bank Current Account at 9th March 2012������������������������������������ � 24815.45

CANCELLED�������Chq �800

Glebe Field Trust���598.50���Chq 801

Fritchley under Fives (donation)��100.00����Chq 802

DCC grit refills x10���828.00��Chq 803�

Glebe Field Trust (PATS testing)�� 33.60��Chq ��804

Viking Direct� �166.78� �Chq 805

Keith Evans (topsoil for BG)��� 65.00��Chq �806

Belper Book keeping Agency���50.00�� �Chq 807�

CANCELLED����Chq 808�

DALC Clerks course �30.00����Chq �809

IPS Pension Builder (A/C KC Briddon)��� 280.00�� �Chq 810

�C Ludlam Clerks salary + expenses����504.83������Chq 811

HMR and C Tax and NI 4th qtr�� �365.36�����Chq 812

Glebe Field Trust YC rent��� 36.87�Chq � 813

Moss Office Services (new ledger)� �52.36���Chq 814

�1005 from Burial Ground fees

�280.00 from allotment rents�������������������������������������������������������������

12/780 Information

�Olympic torch relay � this will not directly affect Crich
Invitation to contribute to the shaping of a Waste Plan for Derby and Derbyshire � Chair will study the document
Confirmation of the order for plants and planters has been received from Plantscape

12/781 Communications from Parishioners

Information from Lynda Gray regarding a family fun day on the day of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee � Tuesday 5th of June� 10.00 � 4.00 pm in the Scout Hut. The event is in support of CHIKS (Children’s Home in Kenya Support).
Letters of thanks for donation from Crich Pre- School, Sims Trust and Crich Fete Committee
A letter and an email complaining about the Precept increase � Council agreed that the reply sent by Clerk explaining the rationale behind the increase was appropriate.

Part 2 Confidential items


NEXT MEETING 7. 30 pm Monday May 14 2012

Clive Ludlam,
Parish Clerk
Glebe Field Centre, Crich, Matlock DE4 5 EU
01773 853928