Minutes – 12/06/18
DRAYCOTT PARISH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN THE PARISH ROOMS ELVASTON STREET, DRAYCOTT ON TUESDAY 12 JUNE 2018 AT 7.30PM
Present; Chairman – V Clare
Councillors – A Wilson, B Rogerson, J Fletcher, T Scott, D Dundas, D Gelsthorpe, M Alexander
Derbyshire Constabulary – PCSO K Pykett – during the public session
Members of the Public – Mr and Mrs Whittall (Garfield Ave) – during the public session. Mrs S Butcher (Clerk and RFO designate).
PART 1 – NON-CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS
67/18. Apologies- Councillors A McCandless and R Parkinson (DCC)
68/18. Variation of Order of Business – none
69/18. Declaration of Members Interests – none
70/18. Dispensations – none
71/18. Public Speaking –
Leisure Green – Mr and Mrs Whittall attended the meeting to raise concerns about the leylandii trees at the Leisure Green and to request that they be reduced in height. They also raised concerns about the anti-social behaviour on the Leisure Green. Councillors and PCSO Pykett detailed works carried out previously to improve the area including work carried out to reduce the height of the trees in 2016 (see Minute 75/18).
Councillor Dundas asked about access for mobility scooters at the playing fields. She was informed that the entrance adjacent to the pavilion provided the best access.
Derbyshire Constabulary – PCSO Pykett had provided a written report detailing 9 crimes and 11 ASB’s. She also discussed with Councillors anti-social behaviour in the village and how it compares with other villages in the locality.
Erewash Borough Council – Cllr Clare reported on EBC matters.
Councillor Rogerson reported on his attendance at a Scout Executive meeting.
72/18. Minutes – RESOLVED to confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on the 8 May 2018 and 12 June.
73/18 To determine which items if any from Part 1 of the Agenda should be taken with
the public excluded. – none
74/18 Chairman’s Announcements. – the Chairman asked for Councillors to assist at the Band Concert. She also asked for a Councillor to take information to the DCC Archives in Matlock – Councillor Scott volunteered to go.
75/18 Report of the Parish Clerk –
a)Leisure Green – RESOLVED to refuse the request to carry out works to the leylandii trees. The residents to be informed that they are welcome to carry out any ‘cutting back’ they wish from their property.
b)Draycott in Bloom – RESOLVED to refuse the request to site the ‘Draycott wheel’ on the Leisure Green. c) Seat at Draycott Playing Fields – RESOLVED to approve the request from a resident to install a seat at the Playing Fields d) Play scheme – RESOLVED to note that a play scheme will be held for 4 weeks over the school holidays (commencing 30 July 2018). e) Bank Signatories – RESOLVED that with effect from the 14 July 2018 – i) Co-operative Bank – to remove Valerie Lewis from the list and add Sheena Butcher. ii)Nationwide Bank signatories to be Councillors Rogerson, Clare and Wilson plus Sheena Butcher – with 2 Councillors plus Clerk being required to sign. f)Parish Clerk arrangements; i) Gratuity – RESOLVED that the following payments be made to Mrs Lewis in accordance with guidance from the Council’s accountants; – £698.27(through the PAYE system) and £1745.68. ii)Derbyshire County Council Pension Scheme – RESOLVED that Draycott and Church Wilne Parish Council agree to nominate Mrs Sheena Butcher for inclusion in the Local Government Pension Scheme administered by Derbyshire County Council.
76/18 Finance –
a) Accounts for payment and receipts since the last meeting.
Direct Debits –
JWP – Web-site Management 35.25
Erewash Borough Council – Rates- Cemetery 52.00
Eon – elec – Parish Rooms 29.42
Eon – elec – Pavilion 19.66
Eon – elec – Pavilion 20.77
Elson and Hall – newsletters 240.00
Fox Grounds Maintenance – Gds Maintenance 822.86
Staff salary and wages 1863.95
Petty cash 7.39
St Chad’s Fishing club – litter picking 80.00
GB Water – Legionella testing 42.00
Paul Guyll – grounds maintenance 592.00
Ist Draycott & W Scout Group – newsletter delivery 50.00 GP of C
RBL – Poppy Appeal – donation – 56 Event poppies 168.00 GP of C
V Clare – Chairmans Allowance 300.00
Water Plus Ltd – Pavilion 30.24
Excel Office Equipment – stationery 10.46
Pictorial Ltd – Cemetery sign 672.00
Fox Grounds Maintenance – Gds Maintenance 822.86
Ashes interment 50.00
Horobin memorials – ashes plaque 40.00
DVLFC – football fees 50.00
Lovell FC – football fees 100.00
STFC – football fees 150.00
Erewash BC – play scheme grant 1200.00
Draycott & LE TT Club – rent 672.00
Alpha memorials – headstone 65.00
1st Draycott & Wilne Scout Group 116.00
b) Financial Statement – RESOLVED to note the statement
77/18 Planning – RESOLVED to approve the RECOMMENDATIONS from the Planning Committee meeting on the 12 June 2018.
a)Applications – ERE/0518/0029 – 41 Attewell Close, Draycott, ERE/0518/0040 – 14 Garfield Avenue, Draycott, ERE/0418/0006 – 37 Derby Road, Draycott – no objections b) Amended plans – ERE/0418/0005 – 69 Walter Street, Draycott, – no objections c) Approvals – ERE/0318/0056 – 101 Station Road, Draycott
78/18 DALC Circulars – 7/2018
79/18 Items for Information – The Clerk, Clerks and Councils Direct, EBC- Agenda, DCC – Libraries for Derbyshire – Public Library Service Strategy Consultation (by e-mail), EBC – Rural Community Grant information (by e-mail), ICCM, CPRE, EBC Today, DCC – letter to resident about footpaths in Draycott
PART II – CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION – EXEMPT MATTERS – none