Monday October 7th 2013, held in the Glebe Field Centre
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Cllr Lane (Chair), Cllrs. Brierton (vice-Chair), Bateman, Bown, Broom, Clark, Harwood, Slaney, Steppings and Wells. Cty Cllr. D Williams, AVBC Cllr. Gee and 5 member of the public. Clerk in attendance.
Cllrs. �Baugh and Thorpe.
Cllr Harwood � planning application AVA/2013/0884.
(Contact is:� Donna.Walker@Derbyshire.PNN.Police.uk)
No police present.
Trevor Griffin (Derbyshire Archaeological Society gave a brief up-date on the proposed Market Place information board. Ways in which Council can assist the planning application to be referred to the next meeting.
Cty. Cllr. Williams was thanked for his continuing efforts to provide 2 dropped kerbs at Fritchley which would enable mobility vehicles to travel between Fritchley and Crich. His efforts include the provision of �500 from his Community Leadership Fund to help with the cost.Cty. Cllr. Williams also agreed to take up the concern expressed by Members regarding the Part-night Street Lighting Scheme in terms of the inadequate consultation process and the detail of the switch-off programme.
The Minutes were approved and signed.
STW Reservoir �Chair reported that the project is going ahead contrary to rumour but that there is currently a lull in proceedings as the detail of the next stage is planned. The traffic- management scheme is awaiting final approval and will include a speed activated “30 mph” sign on The Common.
The Open Meeting was deemed to be a success. It was agreed that the idea should be extended to an Open Meeting for individual residents rather than organisations, It was also agreed to take immediate action on some of the issues raised:
The setting up of a new deposit account was referred to the next meeting of the Finance Committee which is arranged for November 25th at 7.00pm
Part night street lighting � the consultation process has been publicised was seen as inadequate. Clerk was instructed to pass these concerns to DCC and to ask for an extension of the consultation process.
Grants and donations � referred to the Finance Committee
John Guyler � Cromford Canal narrow boat crew training. Members agreed that the provision of a narrow boat is an exciting project but did not feel that a presentation to full council would be useful.
Request for pavement at Sandy Lane � the request was acknowledged by DCC Highways but turned down on technical grounds.
AVA/2013/0439 Eden Bank, Top Lane Whatstandwell � 22 solar panels
AVA/2013/0656 National Tramway Museum �construction of retaining wall and temporary building.
AVA/2013/0710 Bowmer Rough Farm, Chadwick Nick Lane � extension and alteration of out buildings to form a residential unit NO OBJECTION
AVA/2013/0799 Woodhay Baulk Farm, Robin Hood change of existing agricultural building into a single dwelling � OBJECTION ( decided by ballot 4 in favour of an objection being lodged, 2 against and 4 abstentions) �on the grounds that the proposed building is inappropriate and un-necessary in that location
AVA/2013/0878 Thorpe Grange, Fritchley � certificate of lawful use (conservatory) NO OBJECTION.
AVA/2013/0865 Derwent Hotel, Whatstandwell � change of use from public house to tea rooms � NO OBJECTION
Yorkshire Bank Current Account at
25th September 2013�����53,631.59
VAT reclaim of �2,300 pending�
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|C Ludlam (Clerk�s salary) + expenses||
|Glebe Field Trust||
|AVBC planning fee revision of Market Place seating||
DALC Circular 18-2013Rolls Royce monitoring report which showed no cause for concern.
The Black Swan has been successfully registered as a “Community Asset”.
Letter and 2 emails regarding Planning Application AVA/2013/0799
A letter regarding obstructive parking on Chapel Lane � Clerk to refer this matter to the police and DCC Highways.
NEXT MEETING 7. 30pm Monday November 4th 2013
9th October 2013
Glebe Field Centre, Crich, Matlock DE4 EU