Minutes of the Meeting of Wadsworth Parish Council held on
Thursday 31st January 2019 in the Council Chamber, Hebden Bridge Town Hall.
Note this meeting was postponed from the 29th January 2019 due to bad
weather.


130 MEMBERS PRESENT
Cllrs Beasley (Chairman), Bell, Lynch, Fowler, Kimber, Spencer
& Wade.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllrs Hughes sand Ring.

131 MEMBERS INTERESTS
None declared.

132 RESOLUTION TO RE-ORDER THE AGENDA
Not required.

133 PUBLIC DISCUSSION TIME
None present.

134 APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL HELD ON 18th December 2018.
It was proposed by Cllr Fowler that the above minutes be approved as a true record; seconded by Cllr Lynch, all in favour and Resolved.

135 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE ABOVE MINUTES
None.

136 CLERK’S REPORT
a) It was reported that the Clerks’ handover was progressing well.
b) The conditions of the noticeboards were discussed and it was agreed that this item would be added to the agenda of the next Council meeting.

137 FINANCIAL MATTERS
1) Items for payment
a) Current Clerk salary £488.55
b) Clerk-computer allowance £20.00
c) New Clerk salary £488.55
d) New Clerk computer allowance £20.00
e) CPRE membership fee £36.00
f) Calderdale Council grounds maintenance Q3 £1062.06
g) Current Clerk – stamps and flowers £13.16

It was noted that on the agenda item g) stated £3.16 instead of the correct figure of £13.16

It was proposed by Cllr Fowler that all the above items be approved for payment, seconded by Cllr Bell, all in favour and Resolved.

2) Grants
None received.

3) Other items

a) Approval of the 2019/2020 Proposed Budget

Cllr Fouler proposed that, as per Finance Committee meeting (15.01.19) recommendation the proposed 2019/20 budget be approved and that the precept should be set at £13,672 with £6,784 being taken out of reserves, seconded by Cllr Bell. All in favour and Resolved.
The Clerk to confirm the precept amount with Calderdale. Action: The Clerk.

138 CORRESPONDENCE
a) Hebden Royd Town Council: Mayoral invite: - Mayors Ceilidh
b) Calderde Council - Town/Parish elections update
It was noted that the deadline for receipt of nomination to be delivered to the Calderdale Returning Officer was 4pm on Wednesday 3rd April. It was agreed that an elections update should be included on the next two council agendas.

139 PLANNING
1) New Applications:
a) 18/01528/191- Siting of a residential chalet (Lawful Development Certificate) - Keelam Farm Dike Lane Wadsworth Hebden Bridge Calderdale HX7 8TG. Cllr Bell declared an other interest as the applicant was a close friend of his.
It was proposed by Cllr Fowler that an acceptable explanation should be provided as to why the applicant did not originally apply for planning permission, seconded by Cllr Lynch, all in favour and Resolved.

2) Amendments to Applications:
a) 17/01560/HSE - Non Material Amendment to application. Amend the size of the glazed openings to the north and south elevations of the proposed extension, and to change the type of glazed door from a bi-folding door to a sliding door - Snay Booth Wadsworth Lane Hebden Bridge Calderdale HX7 8TN.
It was proposed by Cllr Wade that no comment should be made due to the lack of detailed drawings in relation to the amendments, seconded by Cllr Fowler, all in favour and Resolved.

3) Decisions made by Calderdale MBC:
 a) 17/00253/FUL- Construction of extension to houseplant-Near
 Shawcroft farm,Akroyd Lane,Pecket Well,Hebden Bridge,HX7
 8TE. PENDING.

 b) 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.

 d) 18/00045/FUL & 18/00046/LBC-Conversion of mill to create 21
 dwellings with small business units & café.Demolition of sheds.
 Construction of 4 new dwellings.Provision of car parking,gardens & land
 scaped areas-Old Town Mill,Old Town Mill Lane,Old Town,Hebden
 Bridge. PERMIT.
 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) 15/01606/NMA-Non-material amendment to application 15/01606/CON
 Introduction of new/obscured windows to rear of building,alterations to the
 form of the previous extension-Old Town Chapel,Walker Lane,Hebden
 Bridge. PENDING.
 g) 18/01429/HSE-Porch to East elevation & link extension from dwelling to
 garage-Little Nook Stables Dike Lane Wadsworth HX7 8TS. PENDING.

In relation to item d) 18/00045/FUL & 18/00046/LBC that Calderdale be contacted in order to express the Parish Council’s concern that they were not informed of, or invited to, the Committee meeting dealing with this application. It was particularly important that this should have happened due to residents’ concerns in relation to the position of the access road and the overall impact and scale of the development. Proposed all in favour and Resolved.

 3) Other Items:
 a) Allswell Farm
 To be removed from the agenda as a standard item.

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

140 ROAD & FOOTPATH MATTERS
1) Moorlands View footpath diversion. It was agreed that the Council had no comment to make.

141 ALLOTMENTS AND GARAGES
 a) Recovery of removal of garage costs
It was reported that the case had been referred to Bradford Court for a judicial decision.
 b) Pecket Well Allotment Wall
 This issues remains on going.
c) Fly Tipping
 Nothing to report.

142 PLAYGROUNDS
 1) Items for monthly checks
It was proposed by Cllr Wade that up to two toddler swing seats be purchased at a total cost per seat of £90 plus VAT and delivery, seconded by Cllr Fowler, all in favour and Resolved. Action-Cllr Spencer.
It was further discussed that a Playground Committee be formed later in the year to look at both play parks.

143 GENERAL DATA PROTECTION POLICY PARISH COUNCIL’S GENERAL PRIVACY NOTICE
Nothing to report.

144 REPORTS FROM COUNCILLORS AND OUTSIDE MEETINGS
Nothing to report.

145 DATE OF NEXT MEETING AND APOLOGIES IN ADVANCE
 The Clerk confirmed that the next meeting is the Town Council on Tuesday
 26th February 2019 at 7.30pm in the Council Chamber, Hebden Bridge Town
 Hall.

 Advance apologies were received from Cllr Kimber.

 The meeting closed at 8.35pm.