Minutes – 09/06/2015
DRAYCOTT PARISH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN THE PARISH ROOMS ELVASTON STREET, DRAYCOTT ON TUESDAY 9 JUNE 2015 AT 7.30PM
Present; Chairman – V Clare
Councillors – M Selwood, D Dundas, J Price, A McCandless, C Withey, D Orchard
W Batchelor, A Bowley, S Fazackerley (D in Bloom) – during the Public Speaking session
PART 1 – NON-CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS
066/15. Apologies- RESOLVED to approve the apologies for absence submitted on behalf of Councillors M Tudbury, M Alexander, B Rogerson, A Wilson, R Parkinson (DCC) and PCSO K Pykett.
067/15. Variation of Order of Business – none.
068/15. Declaration of Members Interests – Cllr D Dundas declared an interest in Minute 074/15b) Parish Rooms – request from the Draycott Village Fund – as her husband is a member of the Draycott Village Fund. Councillor Dundas remained in the meeting for this item but took no part in the discussions or voting.
069/15. Dispensations – none
070/15. Public Speaking –
Members of the D in B reported on their work at St Chad’s Water LNR and requested additional materials – Clerk to arrange. They also answered questions on item 074/15b . It was also reported that there is Japanese Knot weed on Derby Road and Nooning Lane – Chairman to report to EBC. The Chairman thanked them for their work and for attending the meeting.
PCSO Pykett had provided a written report detailing 5 crimes in the parish since the last meeting.
Cllr Parkinson had provided a written report on DCC matters..
Cllr Clare reported on EBC matters.
Cllr Withey had provided photos of the work done by D in B during their action day at St Chad’s Water LNR. It was agreed that the Clerk write to them thanking them for their work.
071/15.Minutes – RESOLVED to confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on the 19 May 2015.
072/15 To determine which items if any from Part 1 of the Agenda should be taken with
the public excluded. – No items were deemed confidential.
073/15 Chairman’s Announcements – the Chairman asked the Clerk to remind Members of forthcoming events over the next month and confirmed ‘helpers’ for the Band Concert and attendance at the DALC Training session on the 18 June.
074/15. Report of the Parish Clerk –
a) Local Council Award Scheme – RESOLVED to apply for Quality status and to approve a budget of £500.
b) Parish Rooms –. RESOLVED to accept the offer from the Draycott Village Fund (Draycott in Bloom section) to replace the grassed area with a ‘garden’.
c) CCLA – RESOLVED to meet with representatives from CCLA to discuss the Council’s investments.
a) Accounts for payment and receipts since the last meeting
PAYMENTS – £
Eon – Parish Rooms and pavilion 58.87
JWP – web-site management 35.25
EBC- Rates – Cemetery 50.00
Staff salary and wages 1757.62
Petty cash 53.65
St Chad’s Fishing club – litter picking 65.00
GB Water – Legionella testing 42.00
P Guyll – Grounds Maintenance 612.50
J Harriman – Parish Rooms light 67.50
ST Water – Pavilion and P Rooms 127.21
Horizon Landscapes – ground maintenance 941.23
V Clare – Chairmans Allowance 300.00
Dulux Decorator Centre – materials 77.02
Boston Promotional Gifts – sign 12.00
Excel Office Equipment – stationery 80.93
Exercise classes income (to 31/5) 90.00
Co-operative bank – interest 0.50
Ist Draycott & Wilne Scouts – rent 100.00
St Chad’s Fishing Club – rent 300.00
Co-operative FS – Burial 300.00
Draycott & LE Table Tennis club – rent 555.00
b) Financial Statement – RESOLVED to note the statement
075/15 Planning – RESOLVED – no objections to the following applications;
Applications- ERE/0515/0011 – 28 Hopwell Road, Draycott, ERE/0515/0014 – Hilltop Farm, Nottingham Road, Draycott.
RESOLVED to note – Approval – ERE/0315/0056 – 70 Villa Street, Draycott
Refusals – ERE/0315/0058 – Environment agency, Nooning Lane, Draycott,
ERE/0315/0068 – The Lodge, 1 Woodlands Park, Hopwell Road, Draycott.
076/15 DALC Circulars – 14/2015 – RESOLVED that the Parish Council did not wish to make any nominations for the EBC Standards committee.
077/15 Items for Information – EBC – agenda
PART II – CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION – EXEMPT MATTERS – none