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Minutes of the meeting of Crich Parish Council

Monday 6th September2010, held in the Glebe Field Centre.

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Present:

Cllr Lane (Chair), Cllrs. Brierton, Bateman, Bown, Fudge, Harwood and Tromans. 3 members of the public. Clerk in attendance.

Apologies:

Cllr. Thorp and AVBC Cllr. Taylor.

10/553 Matters raised by members of the public

Springfield Close requires a grit bin and the path by the side of the RG is overhung by branches. In answer to a question, Chair replied that the planning application for affordable housing to the rear of The Glebe will be re-submitted. A request was made for the growth at the side of the main road below Roes Lane to be cut back and for temporary signs erected by DCC to warn of tar spraying to be removed after the job is completed.

10/554 Declarations of interest

None

10/555 Police matters

P.C. Wilbourne reported that the current issue is the prevention of burglary through the provision of Crime Prevention advice. A young motorcyclist has been issued with a Section 59 notice regarding nuisance behaviour. .

10/556 Local Authority Councillors

Cty.Cllr. Jackson - unable to attend

10/557 Minutes of the meeting of July 5h 2010

These were signed by Chair after the presence of Cllr. Fudge had been added.
No meeting was held in August. A list of cheques signed was recorded in a �Newsletter� prepared by the Clerk and filed with the Minutes of the other 2010 meetings

10/558 Matters arising from the Minutes

Community Response Plan � Cllr. Clark agreed to look at drawing up a list of useful emergency contacts within the community.
Allotments � dealing with complaints. Cllr. Tromans explained that she had a very positive meeting with allotment neighbours and that many of the problems had been ironed out. She thanked Robin Harvey for his help. Chair thanked Cllr. Tromans for her work on this issue.
Allotments � improvements in line with the landlord�s long term commitment. Clerk is still trying to contact the contractor. Cllr. Bown asked about insurance related to the allotments � Clerk will investigate.
Speed restriction signs � Clerk explained that ideally any provision would be initiated by the police or by DCC. He has asked Cty. Cllr. Jackson for his comments.
Gas works at Market Place. � Cllr. Bateman explained that John Slaney had been able to show that these were not necessary, in so doing he had saved Crich from significant traffic disruption. Clerk was instructed to write a letter of thanks to Mr. Slaney.

10/559 Clerk�s Report

Grit Bins:
Requests received from members � Cemetery Lane (fill) Church Meadow (fill), New Rd (new bin), Culland View (new bin), Fairview Rise (new bin), Hindersitch Lane/Top Lane junction (fill), Hindersitch Lane below Briddons Farm (addition), Lynam Rd.- Barn Close Farm (replace) Bobbin Mill Hill (fill), Dale Close (fill), Bowmer Lane (fill), St. Michaels Close (fill), Shaws Hill (fill), The Green at Whatstandwell (fill), Main Road at Whatstandwell near canal (fill), Dale Close, Fritchley (fill), Amber Hill (fill) and New Road (fill), Springfield Close (new bin), top of School Lane (new bin), Coast Hill/ Bulling Lane near seat (new bin),Wheatcroft Lane between Street Farm and Wheatcroft House (new bin).
Bins at The Tors and Bobbin Mill Hill were mentioned but these belong to AVBC.
NB: Costs from AVBC are as follows:
200 kg bin �127.95
400kg bin �162 .30
Installation @�24.22 + �50 for initial fill and �50 for each refill
These bins/refills will be ordered
Well dressing � Cllr. Bateman explained that it had been necessary to cancel the event as the result of the loss of the venue for storing the clay. He and his group are very hopeful that the wells will be dressed in 2011.
The �shed� at Wakebridge � this was built without planning permission and is now the subject of an Enforcement Order.
FP 56 � DCC have been informed that this path is very wet (even in the dry summer weather), probably due to the fact that some old troughs, which moderated the flow, have been removed.
Designs on headstones, Clerk will continue to monitor proposed designs to ensure that they are compatible with Parish Councils� requirements.
Membership of Rural Action Derbyshire � Chair has taken the documents to study the relevance of membership.
RG play equipment � AVBC continue to fail to carry out the repairs ordered by the Parish Council.
The speed limit on the Crich � Holloway road is to be reviewed
The Rolls Royce report on the Hilts Quarry site gives no cause for concern
A letter has been sent to Mr Crowfoot acknowledging his letter ref The Briars planning application
Grants/donations to local organisations � Clerk will instigate the process.
Register of members interests � members are asked to inform the Clerk of any changes since they last completed the form.
Police/Parish Councils meeting � Chair and Cllr. Bateman will represent the Council,
Parish Councils � Description of Service (members are asked to refer to printed information). In addition the �Parish Council Toolkit� on the AVBC website in the Parish Councils section provides a very comprehensive guide to the duties and responsibilities of Parish Councils and Councillors.
The footpath between Wheatsheaf Lane and Dowie Way � wobbly hand rail has been reported.
Plant displays will be removed at the end of September.
Glebe Field Centre AGM will take place on Monday 27 September at 7.00 pm.

10/560 Finance Committee Report

Cllr. Clark (Chair of the Finance Committee) presented a written report. Parish finances are in a healthy state and projections indicate an appropriate carryover at the end of the Financial Year. �1500 was allocated to the Youth Club for the period to April 2011 and it was also agreed that Burial Ground charges should be reviewed � Clerk was instructed to research charges levied by other councils.

10/561 Planning decisions

AVA/2010/0574 The Briars. Regularisation of car park surfacing REFUSED
AVA/2010/0322 30 Top Hagg Lane Fritchley. Outline for one dwelling PERMITTED
AVA/2010/0585 First floor ext. and roof works PERMITTED
AVA/2010/0532 2, Coddington Cottages. Hard standing and terrace PERMITTED
AVA/2010/0379 Land to rear of 27-35 Coast Hill. 15 houses WITHDRAWN
AVA/2010/0570 Old Bake house, The Common. Change of use to residential. PERMITTED
AVA/2010/0562. Laburnam Cottage, Bennetts Lane Infill to link existing buildings. PERMITTED
AVA/2010/ Dimple Cottage, Dimple Lane, Fritchley. Change of use of barn to form dependent relatives accommodation PERMITTED
AVA/2010/0461 136, The Common. Ext. to form dining and kitchen, utility, wc, garage, bedroom, study, bathroom and en-suite PERMITTED
AVA/2010/0665 (see below) PERMITTED

10/562 Planning applications

AVA/2010/0665 Bower Rough Farm, Chadwick Nick Lane � single storey extension. No objections raised by the Planning Committee
AVA/2010/0729 Black Swan � metal fire escape and lighting. No Objections raised by the Planning Committee
AVA/2010/0795 Cottage Farm, Plaistow Green Rd - new steel framed agricultural building. No objections
AVA/2010/0752 Work to Crich Parish Church roof. No objections
AVA/2010/0820 Extension of memorial at Crich Stand. No objections
AVA/2010/0824 42, Coast Hill � various extensions and change of external materials. No objections but it was remarked that the roofing material should be as the existing.

10/563 Accounts

Yorkshire Bank current A/C at 10.07.2010 �36997.98
Yorkshire Bank current A/C at 09.08.2010 �29500.38
NB: second half of precept (�17,000) will be paid into this account in September
Expenditure
Clive Ludlam salary �464.14 chq 564
Glebe Field Trust �570.00 chq 565
Glebe Field trust (Y.C. Rent) �34.95 chq 566
BT phone �29.98 chq 567

NB At 8.8.2010 the BT internet account remains 2p in credit.

10/564Circulars and publications

Local Community Forums.
Derwent Valley Mills Partnership next meeting is on Monday 27 September at 2.00pm
The Community Right to Build
Amber Valley Funding Event to be held at Sure Start Centre Langley Mill. Monday 11th October 3.15 to 6.30 pm.
Fixture list and Insurance Certificate from Kings Arms FC
The Playing Field � Rural Action Derbyshire Newsletter
DALC Annual Report 2009/10
DALC Minutes of AGM 2009
Consultation on DCC�s �Pharmaceutical Needs� (Chair will study this).

10/565 Communications from members of the public

E-mail re the state of the footpath from The Common (opp. Chapel Lane) to Fritchley. Clerk has reported this to DCC Rights of Way who have inspected the site and found the problem to be spring water.
Phone message re dog fouling on Sandy Lane in region of Fire Station and request for an additional grit bin on Hindersitch Lane.
Letter from Doreen Mason regarding the closure of the Evergreen Club � Clerk was instructed to reply thanking the club committee for their sterling work over the past 59 years.

Chair thanked everyone for their attendance and the meeting closed at 9.15 pm.

NEXT MEETING 7.30 pm Monday October 4th 2010
Clive Ludlam,
Parish Clerk
15 September 2010
Glebe Field Centre, Crich, Matlock DE4 5 EU
crichparishcouncil@btconnect.com
01773 853928