Wadsworth Parish Council Members 2018


Tuesday 18th December 2018 at 7.30pm in the Council Chamber, Hebden Bridge, Town Hall.

                                         AGENDA


Provisional Minutes of the Meeting of Wadsworth Parish Council held on
Tuesday 27th November 2018 in the Council Chamber,Hebden Bridge Town Hall.
       


97    MEMBERS PRESENT
Councillors Beasley (Chairman),Bell,Hughes,Lynch,Fowler,Kimber,Ring
Wade & Spencer.

            APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
            None.All present.
            
98         MEMBERS INTERESTS
             None declared.
                                 
99        RESOLUTION TO RE-ORDER THE AGENDA
             Not required.

100      PUBLIC DISCUSSION TIME
             None present.

101     APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
           COUNCIL HELD ON 23rd OCTOBER 2018 .                    
            It was proposed by Councillor Fowler that the above minutes be approved as a
            true record; seconded by Councillor Lynch, all in favour and Resolved.
               
102      MATTERS ARISING FROM THE ABOVE MINUTES
           The Clerk reported that item 90 (correspondence) should state that a copy of
            a letter that Mr Bernard Butterworth (parishioner) had sent to Calderdale had been received by the Parish Council. He wanted the Parish Council to know that
            he had asked Calderdale to place a covenant on the sale of the land at Boston Hill to ensure that it could never be built on.

103      LOCAL PLAN/NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
            Local Plan
            Councillor Kimber reported that the Local Plan is in consultation period.
            Neighbourhood Plan
            Councillor Kimber reported that Calderdale have requested an Environmental  Impact Survey be completed by the group. This has delayed publication of the
            Plan by a couple of weeks.  Publication will now be 21st December.
            Land at Boston Hill
            Councillor Kimber has spoken with Mr Andrew Bibby and he has withdrawn any interest in the land.
                  
104      CLERK’S REPORT
             1) Data Protection Policy/Records Management Policy
                 Going forward this will be shown as a separate item on the agenda & not under Clerk’s report.
           
             2) Parish Council’s General Privacy Notice
                Going forward this will be shown as a separate item on the agenda & not under Clerk’s report.

             3) Rent Payment                
                 This matter has now been resolved.

                A discussion followed regarding the Council’s financial position. It was agreed that after the January 2019 finance meeting a sub committee will be
                formed to consider projects.

                Councillor Bell reported that the interviews for the new clerk had taken place in the afternoon before the Council meeting. The staffing committee put
                forward their recommendation which was accepted by the Council.  The new clerk will start 1st January 2019. All the necessary paperwork will
                now be completed.

                
105        FINANCIAL MATTERS
                1) Items for payment
                  a) Clerk’s salary                                                                  £488.55  
                  b) Clerk-computer costs                                                      £20.00
                  c) Calderdale MBC-grass cutting                                            £1,062.06
                  d) Printer ink                                                                     £59.03

                 £9.29 for stamps & paper were added by the Clerk at the meeting.
                
                  Councillor Ring will remind the Community Centre that they owe the Parish council £20 for their wreath.
                 
                  It was proposed by Councillor Fowler that all the above items be approved for payment,seconded by Councillor Bell,all in favour and Resolved.     
                 
                2)  Grants 
                      None received.
                   
               3)  Other items
                     None received.

106    CORRESPONDENCE
               1) South Pennine Branch meeting (14th November).
               2) Thank you from the British Legion for the donation.
               3) Calder Ward Forum meeting (4th December).
 
                   
107        PLANNING
  1) New Applications:
       a) 15/01606/NMA-Non material amendment to application 15/01060/CON
        Introduction of new/obscured windows to rear of building,alterations to
        the form of the previous extensions-Old Town Chapel,Walker Lane,
        Hebden Bridge.It was agreed to support the changes to this application.

                                                      
            2)  Decisions made by Calderdale:

 a) 17/00253/FUL-Construction of extension to house plan-Near Shawcroft
       Farm,Akroyd Lane,Pecket Well,HX7 8TE.PENDING.         

 b) 17/00682/FUL & 17/00683/LBC-Renovation and conversion of farm 
       buildings to create six dwellings- Old Town Farm,Old Town Mill Lane 
       Old Town, HX7 8SW. PENDING.

             c) 17/01091/CON-Conversion of former mistal to dwelling including garden
      and car parking area-The Brick Shack Midgehole Road Hebden Bridge
      HX7 7AN.PENDING.

             d) 18/00045/FUL & 18/00046/LBC Conversion of mill to create 21
      dwellings with small business units and café.Demolition of sheds.
      Construction of 4 new dwellings.Provision of car parking,gardens &
      land scaped areas.Old Town Mill Old Town Mill Lane Hebden Bridge.
      PENDING.
          
 e)   18/00576/OUT-Demolition of existing buildings to facilitate
       residential development of 14 dwellings (Outline) –Crimsworth
       Dyeworks Midgehole Road Hebden Bridge HX7 7AN.PENDING.

 f)   18/01106/HSE-Proposed porch to side elevation-54 Keighley Road
        Hebden Bridge HX7 8QX.PERMITTED.

 g)   18/00933/FUL-Demolition of barn to facilitate residential log cabin-
       Hazelbrook Cottage Lane Ends Lane Wadsworth Hebden Bridge
       HX7 8TN.REFUSED.

h)   18/01226/LBC-Internal alterations (LBC) –Old Townhouse 6 Crabtree
       Fold Old Town Mill Lane Old Town HX7 8SN.PENDING.

             3)  Other Items:

             a)   Allswell Farm
                   Nothing to report.Item to remain on the agenda.
                               
             b)  Automoblia                      
                    Nothing to report.Item to remain on the agenda.

108       ROAD & FOOTPATH MATTERS
                1) Wall at Pecket Well
                     This remains on going.Councillor Beasley will obtain further quotes.
                      Action:Councillor Beasley.
                 
               2)  Smeakin’ Hill monument.
                    Councillor Fowler reported that the monument was opened on 23rd
                    September 1923.It was agreed that new Council formed in 2019 should
                    consider a centenary celebration.Some sapplings need removing from the
                    monument & the lettering needs to be made more legible.Action:
                    Councillor Beasley.
                   
               3) Over grown bushes on Haworth Old Road
                     The Clerk hasn’t received a response from Highways Dept but it was
                      reported by Councillor Kimber that the bushes have been pruned slightly.


109       ALLOTMENTS AND GARAGES
               1) Recovery of removal of garage costs
                    Councillor Beasley reported that the claim form for the unpaid garage
                     rental,removal of garage & associated expenses has been submitted to
                     the small claims court.The notice has been served on the ex-parishioner
                     on 14th November.She has 14 days to respond (28th November).
                   
               2) Fly Tipping
                   Environmental Health are looking into the matter but it is taking a while
                   to complete the investigations.
                 
                   Councillor Bell reported that the “Pecket Bar” sign on the properties there
                   has been removed.
                                                    
110        PLAYGROUNDS
              1) Items for monthly checks
                  Councillor Spencer reported that the swing seats have now been replaced.
                  The basket swing seats now need replacing.He will get a quote for these.
                  Everything else is in order although in the spring some of the equipment
                  will need painting.Councillor Spencer has the 6 monthly inspection report
                  & he will carry out next month’s inspections.Action: Councillor Spencer.
    
              2) Drainage Issues
                   It was agreed to have a site meeting in the spring & get some quotes for the
                   work.
                                                
111       REPORTS FROM COUNCILLORS AND OUTSIDE MEETINGS
                    None.
             
112       DATE OF NEXT MEETING AND APOLOGIES IN ADVANCE
              The Clerk confirmed that the next Parish Council meeting is on Tuesday
              18th December 2018 at 7.30pm in the Council Chamber,Hebden Bridge Town
              Hall.
             
              Councillor Spencer gave his apologies.
                                 
              The meeting closed at 8.40pm.


  
           






Minutes of the Meeting of Wadsworth Parish Council
held on Tuesday 23rd October 2018 in the Council Chamber,Hebden Bridge Town Hall.
       
81    MEMBERS PRESENT
        Councillors Beasley (Chairman),Bell,Hughes,Lynch,,Fowler & Kimber.

        APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
        Councillors Ring,Wade & Spencer.
     


Tuesday 27th November 2018 at 7.30pm in the Council Chamber,Hebden Bridge Town Hall.

                                         AGENDA