Minutes of the Meeting of Wadsworth Parish Council held at7.30 pm on

Tuesday 23rd July 2019 at Hebden Bridge Town Hall, Hebden Bridge

 

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45        MEMBERS PRESENT

Cllrs Bell (Chairman), Kimber and Wade.

 

            APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Cllr Fowler

         

 

46        MEMBERS INTERESTS

Cllr Kimber declared an other interest in relation to agenda item 55 b)   

 

                              

47        RESOLUTION TO RE-ORDER THE AGENDA

            Not required at beginning of meeting.

 

48        DECLARATIONS OF OFFICE

            Judith Davis and Kate Drury signed their declarations of office.

 

49        PUBLIC DISCUSSION TIME

None.

 

49        APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE

           COUNCIL HELD ON 25th JUNE 2019                     

            

Resolved: that the above minutes be approved as a true record.

                       

50        MATTERS ARISING FROM THE ABOVE MINUTES:

            None.

         

51        LOCAL PLANS:

 

a)    Local Plan

It was reported that the Inspector had queried the Local Plan on the grounds of not enough new build housing. The plan now needs to be amended by Calderdale and re-submitted.

 

b)    Neighborhood Plan

It was reported that as a consequence of the above the Neighbourhood Plan would now be delayed.

 

52        CLERK’S REPORT

 

a)    Noticeboards

It was reported that work to the noticeboards was now taking place.

b)    Freedom of Information requests

It was reported that two freedom of information requests had been received.

c)    Old Town Mill Lane – stone steps

It was reported that the missing Old Town Lane stone steps were being kept back by the Old Town Mill development contractors and would be re-instated at the end of the building works

 

53         FINANCIAL MATTERS

           1)    Items for payment:

            a)    Salaries                                                                £505.90

           b)    Allowance and reimbursement:

       - computer allowance                                          £20.00                                    

                   - ink value colour multi pack                                £51.48

                   - 2 black ink cartridges                                        £44.07

                   - stamps                                                               £24.40

                                                                                                £139.95

                       

Resolved: that the above items be approved for payment.

 

2)  Grants:

None received.

        

3)  Other items:

            None received.

    

54        CORRESPONDENCE

 

a)    Resident                                                   Land queries, issues and FOI request.

 

Resolved: to receive the correspondence and to provide dates for the agreed roundtable meeting.

 

b)    Resident                                                   Court case outcome and requests.

 

Resolved: to receive the correspondence.

 

c)    Scope                                                      Possible textile bank locations.

 

Resolved: to thank the organization and explain that a textile recycling bin was already in place at Wadsworth Community Centre.

 

d)    Hep. Exhib. & R Naylor Charities            Thank you letter.

 

Resolved: to receive the correspondence.

                     

55        PLANNING

 

1)    New Applications:

 

a)    19/00680/FUL Timber framed mono-pitch tractor barn for storage of agricultural vehicles and equipment. Hollin Hall Barn Midgehole Road Hebden Bridge Calderdale HX7 7AP

 

Resolved: to support the application.

 

b)    19/00633/LBC Repositioning of garden wall and gate to allow for parking of cars.(Listed Building Consent). Lower Crimsworth House Crimsworth Lane Pecket Well Hebden Bridge Calderdale HX7 8RB

 

Resolved: to support the application.

 

c)    19/00751/HSE Repositioning of garden wall and gate to allow for parking of car. Lower Crimsworth House Crimsworth Lane Pecket Well Hebden Bridge Calderdale HX7 8RB

 

Resolved: to support the application.

 

d)    19/00785/FUL and Listed Building Consent Installation of a small back-up LPG powered generator, below ground bulk LPG tank and below ground services between the wood shed and Mill. National Trust Visitor Centre Gibson Mill Midgehole Road Hebden Bridge Calderdale HX7 7AW

 

Resolved: to support the above applications.

 

2)    Other Items:

 

a)    17/00683/LBC-Renovation and conversion of farm building to create six dwellings. Old Town Farm, Old Town Mill Lane, Old Town HX7 8SW. PENDING

 

Resolved: to check whether the original application stated two rather than six dwellings.

 

b)    New brick shed at Wilcroft Terrace, Pecket Well

 

Resolved: to check the planning status of the building.

 

56        ROAD & FOOTPATH MATTERS

a)   Correspondence was received from the Pecket Well Neighbourhood Watch group pointing out a number of overgrown hedges and paths.

 

Resolved that a contractor be appointed to address the above issues.

 

b)   Old Haworth Road    - it was reported that 45 cars had been parked on Old Haworth Road during the recent sunny spell.

 

57       ALLOTMENTS AND GARAGES

Nothing reported.

                                                                                    

58        PLAYGROUNDS

 

           A discussion took place in relation to regular playground inspections.

 

Resolved that Calderdale Council be contacted to request a quote and that the Clerk research appropriate playground inspection routines.

   

 59       CO-OPTION OF PARISH COUNCILLORS

 

Resolved that the remaining applicant not be appointed as a Councillor at this stage.

 

60        ELECTION OF CLLRS TO ACT AS REPRESENTATIVES

 

Resolved that the following Cllrs be elected as representatives:

 

South Pennine Branch of YLCA – Cllr Bell

 

                           Heptonstall Exhibition and Richard Naylor Charities – Cllr Davis

 

                           Wadsworth Community Association – Cllr Drury

 

                           Town and Parish Liaison Group – Cllr Fowler

 

Hebden Bridge Old People’s Welfare Group – Cllr Davis

 

62        REPORTS FROM COUNCILLORS AND OUTSIDE MEETINGS

Nothing reported.

                              

63       DATE OF NEXT MEETING AND APOLOGIES IN ADVANCE

August 27th 2019

        

            The meeting closed at 8.55pm