Minutes – 10 April 2018






Present; Chairman – V Clare

Councillors – A Wilson, B Rogerson, J Fletcher,  M Selwood, M Alexander, T Scott, D Dundas, B Timberley

Derbyshire County Council – Councillor R Parkinson

Members of the Public – none.



41/18. Apologies- Councillors D Gelsthorpe


42/18. Variation of Order of Business – it was agreed that the ICCM subscription request should be discussed as part of Minute 49/18b).


43/18. Declaration of Members Interests – none


44/18. Dispensations – none


45/18. Public Speaking –

Derbyshire Constabulary – PCSO Pykett had provided a written report detailing 8 crimes and 5 ASB’s.

Derbyshire County Council – Cllr Parkinson had provided a written report. He also informed the meeting that a meeting with Officers from DCC to discuss the suggestions made by Draycott PC for improvements to Sawley Road would be held next week. It was agreed that the Chairman of the Parish Council and Chairman of the Planning and Environment Committee would represent the Parish Council.

Erewash Borough Council – Cllr Clare reported on EBC events.

Councillor Wilson reported on his attendance at the St Chad’s Fishing Club AGM.


46/18. Minutes – RESOLVED to confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on the 13 March 2018 and 10 April 2018.


47/18 To determine which items if any from Part 1 of the Agenda should be taken with the public excluded. – none


48/18 Chairman’s Announcements. – Councillor Clare thanked Councillors Wilson and Rogerson for assisting at St Chad’s Water LNR during the recent flooding. She also reminded Members about the APM next Tuesday.


49/18. Report of the Parish Clerk –

a)Appointments Committee – the Parish Council considered the report and RECOMMENDATIONS from the Appointments Committee following the interviews held on the 9 April 2018 and RESOLVED;

i)That the position of Clerk and RFO to Draycott and Church Wilne Parish Council be offered to the preferred applicant on the terms agreed at the Parish Council meeting on the 13 February 2018 (Minute 27/18).

ii)That the Chairman of the Parish Council and the Clerk be delegated powers to make the arrangements required for the appointment of the new Clerk.

iii)That details of the appointment will be reported at the May meeting, after which the appointment will be publicised

b) DALC and ICCM – subscriptions – 2018/19 RESOLVED to continue membership of the DALC (at lower level) and the ICCM.

c) Football clubs – season 2018/19 – RESOLVED to note that all present users of the pitch will be returning next season.

d) Derbyshire and Derby Minerals Local Plan – Spring 2018 Consultation – RESOLVED no response.

e) St Chad’s Water LNR – flood damage – RESOLVED that delegated authority be given to the Chairman of the St Chad’s Water LNR Committee, Chairman of Finance and Clerk to arrange for the necessary works to be carried out.

50/18. Finance

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



Direct Debits –

Up to 31/3/18

Staff salary and wages                                            1791.56

Petty cash                                                              4.45

St Chad’s Fishing club – litter picking                       75.00

GB Water – Legionella testing                                  42.00

Paul Guyll – grounds maintenance                            604.00

1st Draycott & Wilne Scout Group – elec – L Green    500.24

S G Beresford – Parish Rooms                                160.00

DCC – repairs to light at L Green                              223.25




Direct Debits –

JWP – Web-site Management                                  35.25

Pwla – Loan Repayment                                          1737.85

Erewash Borough Council – Rates- Cemetery            48.00

Eon – elec – Parish Rooms                                      108.44

Eon – elec – Pavilion                                               40.96

B Telecom – telephone and internet                          151.20


Draycott Millennium Green Trust – insurance 977.19

Erewash Borough Council – vehicular access P Rms  25.00

PMC Polythene Ltd – Dog bags                               387.00 (G Pof C)

DALC – Subscription                                               641.13

ICCM – Subscription                                                90.00


INCOME – up to 31/3/18

Lovell FC –football fees                                          250.00

TAVR – rent – Leisure Green                                    193.20

HMRC – Vat refund                                                 1965.96

Nationwide Building Society – interest                      166.71



51/18 Planning – RESOLVED to approve the RECOMMENDATIONS from the Planning Committee meeting on the 10 April 2018.

a)Peak and Northern Footpath Society – Definitive Map Modification Orders – To assist with a DMMO by arranging for the completion of user forms by residents, with the application being made by the P and N Footpath Society.

b)Applications – ERE/0318/0019 – Land south of Attewell House, Sawley Road, Draycott – application for outline planning permission for the erection of 3 detached dwellings – No objections.

c) Approvals – ERE/0218/0004 – Holly Cottage, Walk Close, Draycott, ERE/0118/0031 – The Green, Victoria Road, Draycott.


52/18 DALC Circulars – 5/2018


53/18 Items for Information – DCC – Parish & Town Council Liaison Forum (by e-mail), Derbyshire Law Centre Report (by e-mail), CPRE – Countryside Voice and Fieldwork.






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