The meeting will be held in the Parish Rooms, Lower Green Findern, beginning at 7.30pm. Chair: Liz Lenton. Apologies
Declarations of interest
Minutes of meeting held on 5 March 2007
Finance and fundraising
Notifications and correspondence
Footpath maintenance and improvements
Great trees of Derbyshire Project
Action Earth Projects
Haymeadow, please bring suggestions for names.
Barn Owl Boxes
Evaluation Out & About Exhibition
Date of next meeting/Chair
Present: Liz Lenton, (Chair), Wendy Hithersay, Mary Ross MBE, Joan Tidy, Sheila Hughes, Liz Froggatt, Heather Hall, Seymour Bell, Andy Laxton, Vic Wright.
Apologies: Cllr Ann Hood, Frances Prockter, Jan Ashford, Cllr Martyn Ford, Neville Froggatt.
Declarations of interest: None
Finance and fundraising: Dog violets valued at £20 have been recieved from a parishioner. British Waterways have donated bird boxes, valued at £100. The bill for the information board has been paid and the money from the insurance company for the stoles seat has been received. A replacement has been ordered.
Notifications and correspondence: Storage of the new mower wil be discussed when the outcome of the lottey application is received. A meeting has been held with the Transport Police and Network rail over concerns about near misses with people crossing the railway line.
Footpaths Maintenance and Improvements: A cheque for £1016 has ben received from DCC to help with replacing stiles. Permission from farmers was being sought. Footpaths 8 and 11 have been mowed. The duckboarding on footpath 8 has been repainted.
Great Trees of Derbyshire Project: The next survey will be held on 23 April at 9.30am.
Action Earth Projects: Arrangements for two events in May were finalised.
Website development: More photographs of events have been posted.
Projects: Garden daffodils are to be removed from Cote Close. The haymeadow is to be named Cardales Meadow, following suggestions from parishioners. A barn owl box is to be purchased and sited near the Ballast Hole Pond. The information board near Stanhope Hole Pond will be installed.
Parish Walks: The programme for the coming year was finalised.
Out & About Exhibition: 700 people visited. Walks leaflets were distributed.
Wildlife database: Observation cards are being prepared.
Next meeting: 24 May at 7.30pm. Chair: Joan Tidy.