Minutes – 13/06/17
DRAYCOTT PARISH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN THE PARISH ROOMS ELVASTON STREET, DRAYCOTT ON TUESDAY 13 JUNE 2017 AT 7.30PM
Present; Chairman – V Clare
Councillors – M Selwood, A Wilson, B Rogerson, J Fletcher, D Dundas, D Gelsthorpe, M Alexander, B Timberley
Member of the Public – W Batchelor – Derby Road, Draycott (Draycott Village Fund)
PART 1 – NON-CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS
66/17. Apologies- RESOLVED to approve the apologies for absence submitted on behalf of Councillor McCandless and County Councillor R Parkinson
67/17. Variation of Order of Business – none.
68/17. Declaration of Members Interests – none.
69/17. Dispensations – none.
70/17. Public Speaking – Mr Batchelor attended the meeting on behalf of the DVF with the following enquiries; i) could a memorial seat be placed at St Chad’s Water LNR and ii) would the Parish Council submit a planning application on behalf of the DVF (fee to be paid by the fund) thus taking advantage of the beneficial charges for Parish Councils. Mr Batchelor was asked to put the enquiries in writing but was advised that there was a policy that no further seats were to be erected at St Chad’s Water LNR and other potential areas were discussed. It was agreed that authority be delegated to the Chairman and the vice-Chairman of the Planning Committee on whether to agree to the planning application request when received. Cllr Fletcher congratulated the DVF on the success of the ‘picnic in the park’ and these congratulations were endorsed by all Members.
Cllr Timberley commented on the grass cutting recently carried out by EMH and further issues with the housing association. Cllr Gelsthorpe commented on the graffiti etc on the train in the play area. He was informed that this was an ongoing issue and the graffiti was removed on a regular basis. Photos had been sent to the police and they had been asked to monitor.
Derbyshire Constabulary – PCSO Pykett had provided a written report detailing 6 crimes Erewash Borough Council – Cllr Clare reported on Borough activities.
Councillor Wilson reported that he and the vice Chairman of the SCW Cttee, Chairman and Clerk had met with members of the fishing club to discuss current issues at the Water.
71/17.Minutes – RESOLVED to confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on the 9 May 2017 and 13 June 2017.
72/17 To determine which items if any from Part 1 of the Agenda should be taken with the public excluded. – none
73/17 Chairman’s Announcements. – the Chairman reported that she had made a donation from Chairman’s Allowance on behalf of the Parish Council in memory of Cllr Orchard.
She reported that the vacancy was being advertised. The arrangements for the Band Concert were confirmed.
74/17. Report of the Parish Clerk –
a) Open spaces works – RESOLVED to carry out works identified at the Cemetery, Playing Fields/ Draycott Millennium Green and Leisure Green. It was agreed that an Awards for Application be made in due course for work at St Chad’s Water LNR.
b) EBC – Mobile Sports Activities – RESOLVED not to provide any activities over the school summer holidays. It was agreed that the reasons for the decision be published.
c) CCTV cameras at Leisure Green – RESOLVED to note the report.
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
Severn Trent Water – P Rooms and Pavilion 164.49
Staff salary and wages 1791.59
Petty cash 13.86
St Chad’s Fishing club – litter picking 75.00
GB Water – Legionella testing 42.00
Paul Guyll – grounds maintenance 623.00
1st Draycott & Wilne Scout Group – grant – CCTV 132.00 G Pof C – Minute 128/16c)
Councillor V Clare – Chairman Allowance 300.00 – Minute – 62/17g)
Horizon Landscapes – grounds maintenance 961.06
Streetscape Products Ltd – play area repairs 270.00
SG Berresford – pat testing 72.00
Excel Office Equipment – stationery 17.74
Co-operative FS – Headstone 65.00
St Chad’s Fishing Club – Hire Parish Rooms 20.00
Draycott Victoria Ladies FC – fees 200.00
Co-operative Bank – interest 12.23
Lovell FC – rent 150.00
HMRC – Vat Refund 669.55
Draycott & LE TT Club – rent 555.00
Kinton Funeral Directors – Ashes interment 185.00
Horobin Memorials – additional Inscription 5.00
b) Financial Statement – RESOLVED to note the statement.
76/17 Planning – RESOLVED to approve the RECOMMENDATIONS from the Planning Committee meeting on the 13 June 2017.
Applications – ERE/0517/0003 – Derwent Cottage, Wilne Road, Draycott, ERE/0517/0034 – 23 Villa Street, Draycott, ERE/0417/0020 – 99 Derby Road, Draycott (amended plans), ERE/0517/0054 – 8 Gertrude Road, Draycott – no objections
Approvals – ERE/0317/0057 – 29 South Street, Draycott, ERE/0317/0072 – 34 South Street, Draycott, ERE/0417/0005 – Land and agricultural building north of Ayrshire Fields Farm, Hopwell Road, Draycott, ERE/0417/0009 – 60 Lime Grove, Draycott, ERE/0417/0026 – 14 Garfield Ave, Draycott.
77/17 DALC Circulars – 07/2017
78/17 Items for Information – EBC, The Clerk, Clerks and Councils Direct, Friends of St Chad’s (thank you letter for donation), CPRE.
PART II – CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION – EXEMPT MATTERS – none