Minutes of the Meeting of Wadsworth Parish Council held at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 28th July 2020 – meeting held remotely
45 MEMBERS PRESENT APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllrs Kimber (Chair), Bell, Bradshaw, Davis, Drury, Fowler, Rivero and Warren.
Apologies for Absence None
46 MEMBERS INTERESTS: None declared
47 RESOLUTION TO RE-ORDER THE AGENDA
48 PUBLIC DISCUSSION TIME: No members of the public present.
49 APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL HELD ON:
a) Parish Council meeting 30th June 2020
Resolved: that the above minutes be approved as a true and accurate record.
50 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE ABOVE MINUTES:
51 LOCAL PLANS:
a) Local Plan – Nothing to report.
It was reported that some progress had been made with the Local Plan and that a
series of hearings were to be held based on comments received.
b) Neighborhood Plan – Nothing to report.
It was reported that Calderdale’s Neighbourhood Plan co-ordinator had retired and
that the new officer was making progress. The aim is that the Plan should be
complete by the end of 2020 and that a meeting had been arranged in August to
52 CLERK’S REPORT
It was reported that the Council’s physical assets had been inspected. It was also
noted that Cllrs would be taking part in a tour of the Council’s assets within Pecket
Well in the autumn.
53 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 £17.33
- Zoom £11.99
- Stamps £6.16
- cable ties £6.00
- Travel: playground notices £2.25
c) Fleur de Lys – School flowers £30.00
Resolved that the above items be approved for payment.
2) Grants: None received.
3) 2019/20 Financial Yearend
Resolved: to approve the amended Annual Return as documented.
a) Blackshawhead Parish Council: Dangerous Cycling on Footpaths
Resolved: to keep a watching brief in relation to this issue.
1) New Applications: None received at time of agenda issue.
After agenda issue:
a) 20/00812/HSE Demolition of existing conservatory and construction of new
single storey side extension Hillandale Midgehole Road Hebden Bridge West
Yorkshire HX7 7AA
Resolved: that the application be supported.
2) Other Planning Issues:
i) chase response to Hazelbrook cottage release of conditions email.
ii) find and check the planning conditions in relation to the new build house between
36 and 44 Keighley Road at Pecket Well.
iii) check the final planning decision in relation to traffic at Old Mill Lane, Old Town.
56 ROAD AND FOOTPATH MATTERS:
a) Lumb Falls and Howarth Old Road.
Resolved: to contact Calderdale if not included in further information circulation
regarding this issue.
b) It was reported that white lines had been painted on the road throughout Pecket
Well as part of the Keighley Road improvement works.
Resolved: that this would be a watching brief.
c) It was reported that part of the wall at Raygate had fallen down, narrowing the
Resolved: that Cllr Bradshaw check this and report back.
d) It was noted that a lot of large lorries and vehicles had been delivering in the
area, at times causing traffic disruption.
Resolved: that this would be a watching brief.
e) Caravans at Old Mill Lane, Old Town
Resolved: that the Calderdale’s contact details be provided to Cllrs so that Cllrs and
residents could contact the Council individually about this issue.
f) Concerns over un-maintained land drains.
i) Cllrs note specific details of un-maintained drains.
ii) This item be placed on the next agenda.
57 ALLOTMENTS, PARKING SPACES AND GARAGES
Resolved: that a payment report be brought to the next meeting.
a) Old Town Green Pitch Levelling Update
Resolved: that up to a cost of £600, split equally between Wadsworth Parish Council
and the Saints football Club, be spent on a ‘permit to dig’ report and trial pits.
b) Old Town Playground Improvements Update
Resolved to wait for the outcome of the pitch survey (as above) before progressing
this project further.
59 CARR HEAD SITE TREE MANAGEMENT
i) this be looked at as part of the Council Assets Autumn Cllrs visit.
ii) The original plans be located.
iii) Calderdale be contacted as necessary.
iv) The item be added to the next agenda.
60 OXENHOPE CHARABANC DISASTER CENTENARY OCTOBER 2020
Motion moved on notice by Cllr Fowler.
i) a short speech be made in relation to this at this year’s Remembrance
ii) That the National Trust at Hardcastle Crags be contacted in relation of the
pruning of trees so that they do not obscure the Pecket Pike memorial.
61 PECKET WELL MEMORIAL GARDENS TELEPHONE BOX
i) the Clerk take advice from the YLCA in relation to this issue.
ii) the minutes outlining the agreement in relation to the telephone box be
62 NEW COUNCILLOR TRAINING
Resolved: that the Clerk request a list of appropriate training from the YLCA and
provide this information to Cllrs.
63 WAINSGATE CHAPEL POTENTIIAL COMMUNITY ASSEST TRANSFER
i) in principle the Council was in favour of an asset transfer initiation process
application being made.
ii) Cllr Drury and the Clerk check out the process and timings.
iii) this be placed on the next agenda.
64 REPORTS FROM CLLRS AND OUTSIDE MEETINGS
A staffing update was provided.
65 DATE OF NEXT MEETING & APOLOGIES IN ADVANCE.
Parish Council 25th August 2020
The meeting closed at 9.55 pm
Cllr Jon Kimber, Chairman firstname.lastname@example.org 01422 844914
Cllr Kate Drury, Vice Chairman email@example.com 07917 793192
Cllr David Bell firstname.lastname@example.org 07773 882247
Cllr Stuart Bradshaw – –
Cllr Judy Davis email@example.com –
Cllr Alan Fowler firstname.lastname@example.org 01422 842828
Cllr Cherie Rivero email@example.com 07860 858603
Cllr Carolyne Warren firstname.lastname@example.org –
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