Meeting of Wadsworth Parish Council to be held at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 30th June 2020 – this meeting will be held remotely.




Parish Clerk










1          Members Interests-to remind members of the need to declare any interests


            they might have in relation to items on this agenda.


2          Resolution to re-order reminder of the Agenda.


3          Public Discussion Time.


4          Approval of the minutes:




a)    Meeting of the Council held on:


26th May 2020


b)    Staffing Committee held on 6th June 2020




5          Matters arising from the above minutes.




6          Local Plans


a)   Calderdale Council Local Plan.


            b)   Neighbourhood Plan.




7          Clerk’s Report


a)    Insurance policy update.




8         Financial Matters:




           1)    Items for payment:


a)    Salaries/PAYE                                                     £516.10




b)    Allowance and reimbursement:


       - computer allowance                                          £20.00


       - home working allowance Apr/May/Jun             £51.99


       - Zoom                                                                 £11.99


       - Paper – 2 x reams                                             £9.98


       - Travel – noticeboards and Todmorden to


         meet Internal Auditor (at 45p per mile)              £7.20


       Total                                                                     £101.16




c)   Pennine Playgrounds maintenance works


and 2020-21 playground inspections                    £4410.00


d)   Internal Auditor 20219-20 Fee                              £75.00


e)   Annual insurance                                                  £436.12   




            2)   Grants:


                  None received at time of agenda issue.




            3)    Annual Governance and Accountability Return




a)    To certify Wadsworth Parish Council as exempt form external audit for fiscal year 2019/20.


b)    To note the Annual Internal Audit Report for 2019/20 included at page 4 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019/20.


c)    To approve Section 1 - Annual Governance Statement 2019/20 for Wadsworth Parish Council on page 5 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019/20.


d)    To approve Section 2 - Accounting Statements 2019/20 for Wadsworth Parish Council on page 6 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019/2020.


e)    To approve the publication of documents required by Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, the Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulations 2015, SI 2020/404 The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020  and the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities.






9          Correspondence:                                                                    




Senior Parliamentary Assistant:         Fibre broadband roll-out


YLCA:                                                 New Model Code of Conduct Consultation   




10        Planning:




1)    New Applications:




None at time of agenda issue.




2)    Decisions made by Calderdale MBC:




a) 17/00682/FUL Conversion and restoration to form six dwellings (Amended


     plans) Old Town Farm Old Town Mill Lane Old Town Hebden Bridge Calderdale






a)    20/00235/HSE Partial demolition of existing side extension to facilitate new single storey side extension. | Lindisfarne 4 Boston Hill Wadsworth Hebden Bridge West Yorkshire HX7 8SS PERMIT




b)    19/01247/FUL Demolition of existing dwelling & residential outbuilding; construction of replacement dwelling | Keelam Farm Dike Lane Wadsworth Hebden Bridge Calderdale HX7 8TG PERMIT




c)    19/01340/RES Construction of fourteen dwellings (Reserved matters pursuant to 18/00576/OUT) Crimsworth Dyeworks Midgehole Road Hebden Bridge Calderdale HX7 7AN PENDING




d)    20/00312/FUL Construction of dwelling house 5 Ayre View Parrock Lane Old Town Hebden Bridge Calderdale HX7 8SX PENDING




e)    20/00464/LBC Re-instatement of storm damaged wall (Listed Building Consent) Pecket Well Mill Keighley Road Hebden Bridge Calderdale PENDING




f)     20/00321/FUL Multi-purpose equestrian and agricultural building and extension of agricultural track Land At Coordinates 401011 427779 Height Road Mytholmroyd Hebden Bridge Calderdale PENDING




3)    Other Items:




a)    Residents letter - Hazelbrook Cottage Planning ref. 19/00119/CON




To consider:




                11         Road and Footpath Matters:




a)    Lumb Falls and Howarth Old Road.


b)    Road closures on Keighley Road (A6033) near Pecket Well.


c)    Campervans and Caravans on un-adopted highway.




12        Allotments, parking Spaces and Garages:




a)    Draft Garage, Parking Space and Allotments Allocation Policy.


See pack of information including letters from local residents.


b)    Allotment rent increase and invoicing - legal note.




13        Playgrounds:




a)    Maintenance works - letter from local resident.


b)    Old Town Green – Hebden Bridge Saints Junior Football Club.




14        Oxenhope Charabanc Disaster Centenary October 2020.


            Motion moved on notice by Cllr Fowler.




15        To consider “the way we work" as a Parish Council.


            Motion moved on notice by Cllr Drury.




16        Reports from Cllrs and Outside Meetings.




17        Staffing Matters:




a)    To review the Staffing Committee Terms of Reference.


b)    To consider that draft Staff Appraisal Policy document.




                 18       Date of next meeting & apologies in advance.


                                                     Parish Council 28th July 2020






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Date of issue 24.06.2020