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Minutes Tuesday 24th February 2015

SHIPLEY PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Council Meeting
MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
HELD

TUESDAY 24th FEBRUARY 2015
AT
THE SHIPLEY PARISH ROOM, THE FIELD, SHIPLEY
COMMENCING AT 7.00 P.M.

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In Attendance:-

Councillor Cllr G. McDonald
Councillors Mrs. M. Jackson, Dr. C. Perko, Mrs. T. Skelton, K. Stevenson & D. Wood.
Also in attendance: Borough Councillor R. Iliffe one member of the public Mr. D. Hollingsworth.

164/2015 APOLOGIES

The meeting received apologies from Derbyshire Constabulary, Borough Councillor R. Iliffe and Parish Council Members Mrs. A. Marriott (annual leave) and P. Taylor (family illness).

RESOLVED:-

The apologies received and accepted.

165/2015 DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

The following Members declared a personal interest in agenda item 22 Shipley Parish Rooms Trust:-

a) Councillor Mrs. T. Skelton
b) Councillor D. Wood

The Chairman declared a pecuniary interest in agenda item 16 planning matters. The Chairman left the room during discussion and voting during the item. Councillor Dr. C. Perko took the Chair for the duration of the Chairmanís absence.

NON-EXEMPT BUSINESS



166/2015 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Matters raised by Members of the Public

Resident Mr. D. Hollingsworth raised queries regarding the removal of the asbestos garage from the allotment site. Cllr Stevenson confirmed the structure had been dismantled and was ready for removal to a safe disposal site. A query regarding the asbestos fly-tipped outside Shipley Cricket Ground. Confirmation the local authority had removed the contents noted. The condition of the highway outside Shipley Garden Centre noted.

167/2015 BOROUGH COUNCIL REPORTS

(a) Borough Councillor Alex Stevenson No report.

(b) Borough Councillor Richard Iliffe (a) Signage at The Field which required removal due to dilapidated condition now dealt with by the authorities. Noted the remaining signage required repair or replacement. Agreed an application to be made through Derbyshire County Council.

168/2015 COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT

County Councillor Paul Jones Apologies for absence received.

169/2015 POLICE MATTERS

Apologies received from the Safer Neighbourhood Team.

170/2015 MINUTES

RESOLVED:-

The Minutes of the Council meeting held Tuesday 27th January 2015 were approved and signed by the Chairman as an accurate record of the meeting.

171/2015 CHAIRMANíS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Chairman confirmed a letter of appreciation had been sent to the Royal British Legion for their contribution towards the dedication service at The Village Green.

The Council expressed disappointment in attendance from Amber Valley Borough representative Cllr Stevenson.

172/2015 DERBYSHIRE ENVIRONMENTAL TRUST Ė PIT LANE RECREATION SITE

The Chairman updated on the scheme. It was reported the drainage on the football pitch required attention before the project could proceed further. The footprint of the scheme could be relocated within the ground to take account of the drainage system, which would require remedial works.

Cllr Stevenson reported on a site visit held on the 16th February 2015 with the appointed contractor Streetscape. The hedge had been cut back as requested.

With regard to future maintenance and costs for the site, it was reported the Parish Council would be responsible for risk assessments, regular inspections of the site, service of the litter bins, insurance, repair of vandalism/damage. An appointed person would be required to carry out regular inspections of the site on behalf of the Parish Council, in addition to annual checks of the equipment to comply with RoSPA.

Access to the site was considered from Hassock Lane; security of the area was also of high consideration.

RESOLVED:-

a) Councillor Stevenson agreed to contact a drainage company to inspect the site and report back to Council. The meeting noted the timescale for completion of the project at 31st July 2015.

b) That a contingency fund would be reviewed for the site.

c) Cllr Perko agreed to seek information with regard to a training course for persons to attend for the purpose of carrying out inspections of the site.

d) That Derbyshire County Council to be requested to consider relocation of the entrance gate at Pit Lane to accommodate easier access for residents and visitors to the proposed recreation site.

173/2015 DERBYSHIRE ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL COUNCILS

The following circulars received by Members of the Council:-

a) Circular 3/2015 (i) electronic summons to become lawful January 2015 (ii) Transparency code for smaller authorities (iii) Fit for Work (iv) Local Council Award Scheme
b) Circular 4/2015 (i) Internal Audit (ii) Elections 2015
c) Circular 5/2015 DALC subscription rates and training

RESOLVED:-

That the information noted.

174/2015 PLANNING APPLICATIONS

The Chairman vacated the meeting room. Councillor Dr. C. Perko was Acting Chairman for the following business:-

AVA/2015/0047 Lane End Farm, 76 Hardy Barn, Shipley, Heanor DE75 7LY. Application for a lawful development certificate for an existing use of domestic garden.

RESOLVED:-

That no objections raised by the Parish Council.

175/2015 FINANCIAL REPORT

(a) Finance Report at February 2015 as per attached schedule showing payments from cheque number 100755 to 100811 in the gross amount of £8706.29.
(b) Balances of account £26586.61.

RESOLVED:-

i. That the report received
ii. That financial statement approved as per (a) above attached schedule appendice one.
iii. Projects considered; contingency fund for the proposed Pit Lane recreation ground project required.

176/2015 PLAY AREA ON HASSOCK LANE, SHIPLEY

It was reported the site would require consideration for future use. The covenant on the site restricted future use.

RESOLVED:-

That the matter deferred for consideration at the next meeting.

177/2015 ALLOTMENTS REPORT

Councillor K. Stevenson reported on the allotments to date as follows:-
a) The water tank was now delivered and arrangements in place for installation. It was reported a dumper truck and digger would possibly be required for removal of ground soils.
b) Pedestrian gate would be purchased when an account had been secured with J. B. Clowes.

RESOLVED:-

That the report received

178/2015 PARISH COUNCIL NEWSLETTER APRIL 2015

A draft of the newsletter had been prepared for submission to the printer. Two quotations had been received from Page Whelan as follows:-
(a) £395 for 16 colour page A5 print of 750 quantity
(b) £329 for 12 colour page A5 print of 750 quantity

RESOLVED:-

That quotation (b) approved in the sum of £329.00 nett.


179/2015 UPDATE ON PARISH NOTICEBOARDS

RESOLVED:-

Defer to the next meeting.

180/2015 SHIPLEY PARISH ROOM TRUST

Councillor Mrs. T. Skelton reported on the following matters:-

a) Insurance through Came & Co had been secured for the Parish Room and Trust. A recommendation of future combination of policies for the Trust and Parish Council noted.
b) A letter of application would be submitted to the Parish Council to request a grant consideration of £1,500 per annum for the Trust.
c) Invoices raised to cover room hire by the Parish Council noted.
d) Update on the Trust committee and work involved, which had increased bookings of the rooms.
e) A future presentation by the Trust representatives at a Parish Council meeting noted; recommended the Annual Parish Meeting on 28th April 2015.

RESOLVED:-

That the information noted.

181/2015 PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2015

The Parish Council was reminded of the forthcoming election of the Parish Council due on Thursday 7th May 2015.

All candidates would be required to submit election forms to Amber Valley Borough Council.

182/2015 ITEMS FOR FORTHCOMING AGENDA

The next meeting of the Parish Council to take place on Tuesday 24th March 2015 commencing at 7.00 p.m. in the Shipley Parish Rooms.

Future meetings:-

Tuesday 24th March 2015
Tuesday 28th April 2015

There being no further business, the meeting closed at 8.30 p.m.

 
 
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