Minutes – 09/05/17





Prior to the commencement of the meeting the Chairman paid tribute to Councillor Derek Orchard who had passed away over the weekend. A minutes silence was held in memory of Derek.


Present; Chairman – V Clare

Councillors – M Selwood, A Wilson, B Rogerson, J Fletcher, D Dundas, D Gelsthorpe, A McCandless, B Timberley

Derbyshire County Council – Councillor R Parkinson



53/17. Apologies- RESOLVED to approve the apologies for absence submitted on behalf of Councillor M Alexander


54/17. Variation of Order of Business – none.


55/17. Declaration of Members Interests –  none.


56/17. Dispensations – none.


57/17. Public Speaking – Cllrs Timberley & Wilson commented on issues on Sawley Rd – noted that EBC were organising for the abandoned car to be removed.

Derbyshire Constabulary – PCSO Pykett had provided a written report detailing 9 crimes Derbyshire County Council – Cllr Parkinson had provided a written report.

Councillor Wilson reported on his attendance at a meeting with the Angling Trust.

Councillor Clare – reported on her attendance at the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust steering group.


58/17.Minutes – RESOLVED to confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on the 11 April 2017 and 9 May 2017.


59/17 To determine which items if any from Part 1 of the Agenda should be taken with the public excluded. – none


60/17 Chairman’s Announcements. – the Chairman congratulated Councillor Parkinson on his election as County Councillor and welcomed Councillor Timberley to the Parish Council. She reported that a bouquet has been presented to Taran from the post office as a thank you for all the help received from her and other members of her family.


61/17. Report of the Parish Clerk –

a) Football Clubs – season 2017/18 – RESOLVED to note the report from the meeting with playing fields users held on the 25 April 2017 and the work to be carried out to the football pitch at a cost of £715 plus vat.

b) EBC- Museum Roadshow – RESOLVED to note that Erewash Borough Council will be holding a roadshow event on the playing fields on the 15 August 2017 from 11am to 2pm.

c) St Chad’s Water LNR – inspection of viewing platform – RESOLVED to carry out the work advised at a cost of £475 plus vat.

d) Auto-enrolment – RESOLVED to note that the process has been completed.

e) Meeting of committees – RESOLVED to make arrangements for the Recreation, St Chad’s Water LNR and Cemetery committees to meet to discuss potential works.

f) Service of Prayer and Praise on the Leisure Green – RESOLVED to approve the request to hold the event on the 27 August 2017.

g)Picnic in the Park – RESOLVED not to have a stall at the event.


62/17. Finance

a) Accounts for payment and receipts since the last meeting.



Direct Debits –

JWP – Web-site Management                                  35.25

Erewash Borough Council – Rates – Cemetery          50.00


Staff salary and wages                                            1791.59

Petty cash                                                              17.57

St Chad’s Fishing club – litter picking                       75.00

GB Water – Legionella testing                                  42.00

Paul Guyll – grounds maintenance                            588.00

1st Draycott & Wilne Scout Group – news delivery     50.00 G Pof C

B Woodcock – internal audit                                                122.70

Erewash B C – auto enrolment                                 200.00

DALC – Councillors training course                          80.00

Elson and Hall – newsletters                                    233.00

M Honman – water heater at P Rooms                      266.00



Purchase of Exclusive grave rights                          460.00

Co-operative FS – Ashes plaque                              38.00

Erewash BC – Precept & Concurrent Functions         60380.00

Erewash BC – Play scheme grant                             1200.00

Derby & Sand Canal Trust – Hire of P Rooms           20.00

St Chad’s Fishing club – rent                                   320.00

Co-operative FS – Burial                                          325.00

AW Lymn – Burial                                                    325.00

Purchase of Exclusive grave rights                          240.00

Wilne FC – football fees                                          70.00

b) Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017 – RESOLVED to approve the receipts and payments account for the year ended 31 March 2017.

c) Section 1 Annual Governance statement 2016/17 – RESOLVED to approve the Annual Governance Statement 2016/17

d)Section 2 Accounting Statements 2016/17 –RESOLVED to approve the Accounting Statements for 2016/17

e) Annual Internal Audit report 2016/17 – RESOLVED to note the report of the Internal Auditor.

f) Appointment of Internal Auditor for 2017/18 – RESOLVED to appoint Mr B Woodcock as Internal Auditor for 2017/18.

g) Chairman’s Allowance – RESOLVED the sum of £300 be approved for 2017/18.


63/17 Planning – RESOLVED to approve the RECOMMENDATIONS from the Planning Committee meeting on the 9 May 2017.

Applications – ERE/0317/0072 – 34 South Street, Draycott, ERE/0417/0009 – 60 Lime Grove, Draycott, ERE/0417/0020 – 99 Derby Road, Draycott, ERE/0417/0026 – 14 Garfield Avenue,Draycott – no objections.

ERE/417/0005 – Land and agricultural building north of Ayrshire Fields Farm, Hopwell Road, Draycott – object – as the development would result in a change of use from agricultural to residential within the green belt.

Approvals – ERE/0117/0007 – Draycott Depot, Nooning Lane, Draycott, ERE/0217/0026 – 1 McNeil Grove, Draycott


64/17 DALC Circulars – 05/2017 – 06/2017

65/17 Items for Information – Erewash in Bloom, CPRE



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