Minutes – 09/12/2014
DRAYCOTT PARISH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN THE PARISH ROOMS ELVASTON STREET, DRAYCOTT ON TUESDAY 9 DECEMBER 2014 AT 7.00PM
Present; Chairman – V Clare
Councillors – D Dundas, D Orchard, A Perkins (7.20pm), M Alexander (7.15pm), C Wheatley, B Rogerson, M Tudbury. E Wright.
Derbyshire County Council – Councillor R Parkinson
PART 1 – NON-CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS
131/14. Apologies- RESOLVED to approve the apologies for absence submitted on behalf of Councillors M Selwood, A Wilson and PCSO Pykett.
132/14. Variation of Order of Business – none.
133/14. Declaration of Members Interests – Councillor A Perkins declared an interest in the payment to Boston Promotional Gifts UK (140/14) as he is the owner of the business. He took no part in the discussions or voting on this item.
134/14. Dispensations – had been requested and granted to all Councillors in respect of budget and precept making business.
135/14. Public Speaking –
PCSO Pykett had sent a written report that there had been 4 crimes since the last meeting.
Cllr Parkinson reported on DCC matters.
Cllrs Orchard and Clare reported on EBC matters.
136/14.Minutes – RESOLVED to confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on the 11 and 25 November 2014.
137/14 To determine which items if any from Part 1 of the Agenda should be taken with
the public excluded. – No items were deemed confidential.
138/14 Chairman’s Announcements – the Chairman remarked on the success of the Christmas lights switch-on event and thanked Councillors involved.
139/14. Report of the Parish Clerk –
a) Green Energy UK Direct Ltd – development of solar farm – RESOLVED not to pursue the matter.
b) EBC – Parish Councils Audit – RESOLVED to note the report.
c) Playing Fields – football matters – RESOLVED to note the update and approve the actions of the Open Spaces Committee.
d) EBC- Borough/Parish Forum – 14 January 2015 – RESOLVED to note the information and not to submit any items for discussion.
e) DCC – Claim to add a footpath from Hills Road, Breaston to canal footpath – RESOLVED that the Parish Council had no comment.
f) St Chad’s Fishing club – duties carried out for the Parish Council – RESOLVED that the Open Spaces Committee should meet with the fishing club.
g) Society of Local Council Clerks – RESOLVED to continue with the subscription.
a) Accounts for payment and receipts since the last meeting.
PAYMENTS – £
Eon – Parish Rooms and pavilion 52.50
JWP – web-site management 35.25
EBC – Rates – Cemetery 49.00
Severn Trent Water – Parish Rooms 78.35
Sandiacre Saints FC – refund of deposit 20.00
Staff salary and wages 1716.96
Petty cash 11.68
Inland Revenue – Tax and NI 389.95
St Chad’s Fishing club – litter picking 81.25
GB Water Ltd – legionella prevention – pavilion 42.00
Paul Guyll – Grounds maintenance 512.00
Horizon Landscapes – Grounds maintenance 2138.81
Information Commissioner – data protection reg 35.00
Boston Promotional Gifts UK – signs for SCW 48.00
SLCC – Subscription 167.00
Severn Trent Water – Pavilion 48.68
Big Thinkers – newsletters 102.00
Co-operative Bank – interest – October 26.03
Co-operative Bank – interest – November 0.40
b) Financial Statement – RESOLVED to note the statement.
c) Budget and Precept 2015/16 – RESOLVED that the Parish Council set a Concurrent Functions budget of £45,796 and a precept of £26,950 for 2015/16.
d) NJC- 2014-2016 National Salary Award – RESOLVED to implement the recommendations of the National Joint Council for Local Government Services.
141/14 Planning – no items
142/14 DALC Circulars – 23/2014 – 26/2014
143/14 RESOLVED TO NOTE THE FOLLOWING; – Items for Information – The Clerk Magazine, Derbyshire Biodiversity News, EBC Today.
PART II – CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION – EXEMPT MATTERS – none
THE CHAIRMAN INVITED ALL PRESENT TO SHARE IN SEASONAL REFRESHMENTS AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE MEETING