Temple Normanton Parish Council

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Temple Normanton Parish Council held at 6.30pm on Monday 8th January 2024 in Grassmoor Community Centre, New Street, Grassmoor, S42 5EE.

Present: Cllr C Bender, Cllr J Bender, Cllr J Davison, Cllr R Davison (Chairman), Cllr K Pashley, Kimberley Walker (Clerk), NEDCC Cllr Cornwall and 2 members of the public.

125/23 To receive apologies for absence. 

Apologies were received and accepted from:

Cllr J Cantrill

126/23 To receive any declarations of interest from Members. None

127/23 Recording and Filming of Council and Committee Meetings. 

The Vice Chairman read out the Councils Social Media Policy statement.

128/23 Consider co-option to Councillor vacancy

Members RESOLVED to co-opt Mr Alan Wood to the Council’s vacant seat.

129/23 Public Participation. Cllr Cornwall North East Derbyshire District Council gave an update on flooding in Corbriggs and evidence required regarding modern slavery in relation to car wash. Two members of the public spoke about issues on the allotments.

130/23 107/23 To consider any items which should be taken in exclusion of the press and public.

If the Council decides to exclude the press and public it will be necessary to pass a resolution in the following terms: “That in view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted, to consider a resolution to exclude the Press and Public from the meeting in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, s1, in order to discuss the item.” A reason must be stated.

Council RESOLVED items 133/23 h and 133/23 i to be taken with public exclusion as it concerned confidential matters. 

131/23 To agree any variations of order of business. 

It was RESOLVED to move Iitem 133/23 h and 133/23 i to last items at the meeting.

132/23 To read and consider the Minutes of the Meeting of Temple Normanton Parish Council held on Monday 4th December 2023. 

It was RESOLVED that the minutes were approved. 

133/23 To receive and consider additional agenda items in the order in which they have been notified:

a) To consider purchasing mobile phone for speed indicator signs data. Council RESOLVED for the Clerk to purchase a phone/tablet up to the value of £100 for data to be downloaded by Cllr Bender.

b) To consider purchasing 2 flood warning signs for Corbriggs. Council RESOLVED for the clerk to investigate legal implication for putting out these signs.

c) To consider grant/purchase of defibrillator. Council RESOLVED to accept grant offer of £750.00.

d) To consider Perspex on the noticeboard. Council RESOLVED Cllr Bender to advise if the Perspex can be replaced or cleaned. 

e) To consider Precept report proposal Council RESOLVED to accept the Precept recommendation.

f) To consider suggesting lack of compliance at Silva site. Council RESOLVED for the Clerk to write to Derbyshire County Council with the issues arising from the site.

g) To consider action in relation to potholes on Manfield Road, Corbriggs. Council RESOLVED the Clerk report to Derbyshire County Council.

h) To consider update on council filing cabinet (to be heard in exclusion). Heard in exclusion.

i) To consider termination letter for allotment holder (to be heard in exclusion). Heard in exclusion.

134/23 To ratify the signing of orders for payment. 

a) To authorise accounts for payment:

Clerk’s Salary -                 £256.20

Bank Charges -                 £8.00

Grassmoor Community Centre - £22.50

Royal British Legion -                £20.00

D Neal -                       £58.10

Waterplus -              £18.66

MED -                      £90.00

Grassmoor Community Centre -      £22.50

Grassmoor Parish Council -     £27.00

Printscene -            £66.00

J S Marriott -            £25.00

HMRC -                    £359.40

b) Latest bank account balances:

HSBC -    £23,226.43 (29/12/23)

NS&I -    £6,355.58 (31/12/22)

c) To approve Clerks expenses/allowance 0ct-Dec 23 £187.42

The Council NOTED the accounts.

135/23 To consider Planning Applications. None received

136/23 Date of next meeting: Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Monday 5th February 2024. 

The meeting closed at 20:00