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Minutes of the meeting of Crich Parish Council

Monday April 8th 2013, held in the Glebe Field Centre

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Cllr Lane (Chair), Cllrs. Brierton (vice-Chair) Baugh, Bown, Clark, Harwood Slaney, Steppings Thorpe and Wells. Cty. Cllr. Jackson and 1 member of the public. Clerk in attendance.


Part 1 Non � confidential items

13/910 To receive apologies for absence:

Cllrs. Bateman and Broom.

13/911 To receive declarations of interest and to approve requests for dispensations from members on matters in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest.


13/912 Police matters

(Contact is:�
Builders vans parked outside The Loaf are causing an obstruction � Clerk to refer the matter to PCSO Walker.

13/913 Matters of the public (10 minutes)

13/914 Reports from County and Borough Councillors

AVBC Cllr Thorpe presented a written report.
Cty. Cllr Jackson was attending his last meeting before retirement from a distinguished career in local politics. All members joined Chair in thanking him for all he has done for the community and in wishing him a long and happy retirement.

13/915 Minutes of the meeting of March 4th 2013

Minutes of the meeting of were confirmed and signed by Chair.

13/916 Matters arising from the meeting of March 4th 2013

STW Reservoir Project � the Liaison Committee has not met since the last PC meeting.
Market Place Working Group - Cllr. Steppings presented detailed proposals and described the need to obtain planning consent. The proposals received broad approval and the proposed costs were agreed to be within budget. Resolved: Cllr Steppings to put in motion the planning application and to seek estimates for the work. He will continue to liaise with the Gangroad Project group.
Public toilets (Cllr. Wells) � the toilets opened on Wednesday 3rd April. Chair thanked Cllr Wells and his team for all their hard work in bringing the project to fruition.
Proposed “Open meeting” � it was generally agreed to be a worthwhile exercise. Resolved: Clerk to write to active groups within the community inviting them to a meeting to be held at The Glebe Field Centre in the autumn
Winter Service � Cllr Wells reported that the provision of grit and bins by the Parish Council had proved to be a success. Provision for next winter will be reviewed over the summer. He also congratulated DCC on their efforts with particular reference to the introduction of clearing tertiary routes. Chair thanked and congratulated the Winter Service Working Group, reserving particular admiration for Cllr Slaney and his 4.00 am starts as Snow Warden!

13/917 Report by the Parish Clerk:

The date of the July meeting has been changed to Monday 15th July.
Accounts 2012-2013 are ready for internal audit.
Allotment rents are now in.
Chair represented PC at opening of Atlantic House � Rolls Royce
Acknowledgement received from AVBC Enforcement Officer and Greene King Brewery regarding unsuitable repairs to the roof of the Black Swan. A letter has also been received from Greene King Brewery stating that they have been unable to source matching materials.

13/918 Planning Decisions


AVA/2012/1074 Fairfield Barn, Kirkham Lane, Fritchley � renovation and conversion of former milking building
AVA/2013/0094 27, Culland View � conversion of garage to form dining kitchen and link
AVA/2013/0090 Ann Croft, Plaistow Green Rd. exchange of 12 acres of land (Section 106).

13/919 Planning Applications

No objections were recorded regarding the following applications:
AVA/2013/0244 Park Head Cottage � remove single storey bathroom and build double storey extension
AVA/2013/0240 6, Glen Rd., Whatstandwell � 2 storey side extension and loft conversion
AVA/2013/0269 5, Shaw�s Hill, Whatstandwell � single storey side extension

13/920 Accounts

Yorkshire Bank Current Account at
31 March 2013 (end of Financial Year) �30,271.20

Incomeas per bank statement
10 March - 31 March 2013 �1888.6


C H Ludlam (Clerk�s salary) + expenses �481.25 chq 935
Glebe Field Trust �628.43 chq 936�
(To be increased to �645.40 from May meeting)
Grass Track �407.16 chq 937
L Spencer �185.70 chq 938
DALC subscription �598.68 chq 939
Zurich (toilet insurance)��102.81 chq 940
DCC grit �1324.80 chq 941
DCC grit �1766.40 chq 942
AVBC toilet rates �374.22 chq 943
AVBC toilet rates �26.96 chq 944
Severn Trent Water (Toilet water rate) �70.28 chq 945
HMR and C Tax and NI 4th qtr. �360.80 chq 946
K Briddon (allotment tents) �290.00 chq 947
Belper Skip Hire �20.00 chq 948
C Ludlam (travel expenses) �8.10 chq 949�

13/921 Items for Information

Parish and Town Council Liaison Forum will take place on Thursday 6th June from 6.00 until 8.00 pm at County Hall. If you intend to attend please confirm by email to
� or telephone 01629 538 266.
You may also use these contacts to suggest agenda items.
Letter from Amber Valley Access - they are delighted with the decision to re-open the toilets.
Training opportunity at South Wingfield Parish Hall on 21/ May/2013 6.30pm � this will address a wide range of topics related to being a parish councillor. If you are interested please ring the Clerk on 07792935496 or by email on .

13/922 Communications from Parishioners

New footpath between The Stand and Town End (G. Hartshorne).

Part 2 Confidential items



NEXT MEETING 7. 30 pm Monday May 13th 2013
Please note that this meeting will be the Annual General Meeting of the Parish Council.

Clive Ludlam,
Parish Clerk
9th April 2012
Glebe Field Centre, Crich, Matlock DE4 5 EU
01773 853928