Minutes -14/06/16



Present; Chairman – V Clare

Councillors – M Selwood,  A Wilson, D Orchard, B Rogerson, J Fletcher,


067/16. Apologies- RESOLVED to approve the apologies for absence submitted on behalf of  Councillors M Alexander, C Withey, D Dundas, A McCandless, County Councillor R Parkinson and PCSO K Pykett

068/16. Variation of Order of Business – none.

069/16. Declaration of Members Interests – Cllr Orchard declared an interest in Minute 075/16c) as he is a member of the Parochial Church Council. He took no part in the discussions or voting on this item.

070/16. Dispensations – none.

071/16. Public Speaking –

Derbyshire Constabulary – PCSO Pykett had provided a written report detailing 5 crimes since the last meeting.

Derbyshire County Council – Cllr Parkinson had provided a written report.

Erewash Borough Council – Cllr Clare reported on EBC activities.

072/16.Minutes – RESOLVED to confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on the 10 May 2016 and 14 June 2016.

073/16 To determine which items if any from Part 1 of the Agenda should be taken with the public excluded. – No items were deemed confidential.

074/16 Chairman’s Announcements. – Resignation – the Chairman read out a letter of resignation from Councillor Jacqueline Price with immediate effect – which was accepted. The Clerk was asked to write a letter of thanks to Mrs Price and notify EBC of the casual vacancy. Other announcements – Band Concert  – 26/6, St Chad’s Water LNR – acknowledgement of Tesco funding – 5/7, DMGT play area – opening – 11/7. Americana event – cancelled.

075/16. Report of the Parish Clerk –

a) Open spaces works –RESOLVED i)to carry out works at the Leisure Green and Draycott Millennium Green at a total cost of £4635.ii) that the Chairman of the Leisure Green Cttee and Clerk examine the possibility of making an Awards for All application for work to the MUGA and report to the next meeting.

b) Christmas Tree planter – RESOLVED; i) that the DVF/Din B be asked to empty the planter after the scarecrow festival so that an examination on the base of the planter can be carried out prior to the September PC Meeting ii) that Cllrs Fletcher, Orchard and Wilson carry out the inspection and report to the September PC Meeting. iii) that the Clerk obtain a quotation for Christmas illuminations for consideration at the September PC Meeting.

c) Songs of Praise event on the Leisure Green – RESOLVED to approve the request to hold the event on the 28th August 2016.


076/16. Finance

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

PAYMENTS –                                                         £

Direct Debits

Eon – Parish Rooms                                               25.33

EON – Pavilion                                                        17.72

JWP – Web-site Management                                  35.25

EBC – Rates – Cemetery                                         51.00


ST Water – pavilion and P Rooms                            162.54

Staff salary and wages                                            1757.62

Petty cash                                                              22.04

St Chad’s Fishing club – litter picking                       75.00

GB Water – Legionella testing                                  42.00

Paul Guyll – grounds maintenance                            589.75

Horizon Landscapes – grounds maintenance            942.19

Draycott MG Trust – contribution to play area proj    1562.06

Cllr V Clare – Chairmans allowance                           300.00

1st Draycott & Wilne Scout Group – donation                        50.00 GP of C (newsletter delivery)

PMC Polythene – dog foul bags                              372.00 GP of C

Michael Evans & Assoc Ltd – report – planter           270.00

AM Sports coaching – play scheme                         873.00

Elson and  Hall Ltd – newsletters                              229.00

S G Berresford – PAT testing and floodlights check 144.00



Purchase of ashes plots                                          356.00

St Chad’s fishing club – rent                                                310.00

Lovell FC – football fees                                         90.00

Memorial permission fee                                          38.00

Sandiacre Town FC – football fees                           220.00

Playscheme – fees                                                  548.00

Purchase of ashes plots                                          178.00

Funeralcare – burial                                                 66.00

Central England Co-op – ashes plaque                     38.00

b) Financial Statement – RESOLVED to note the statement


077/16 Planning – RESOLVED to approve the RECOMMENDATION of the Planning Committee held on the 14 June 2016;

Application – ERE/0516/0045 – Land south of 6 The Pines, Draycott  – object on the grounds that the proposed building has potential to cause significant harm to the amenity levels of neighbouring properties by means of noise and smells

Amended application – ERE/0316/0027 – Land east of 4 and 2 Attewell Close, Draycott

Approvals  – ERE/0216/0004 – 24 Derby Rd, Draycott, ERE/0316/0016 – 44 Derby Rd, Draycott, ERE/0316/0056 – The Cottage, Wilne Rd, Draycott


078/16 DALC Circulars – 09/2016


079/16 Items for Information – Clerks and Councils Direct, The Clerk, CPRE Annual Report, ICCM, ECB Today




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