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Myddfai Community Council Meeting February 2016

Minutes from Sandra Beard

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 1st February 2016 in Myddfai Hall.

Present: Cllr’s John Morgan, Gareth Hughes, John Griffith, Geriant Powell, Hywel Lewis, Carol Dyer & CC Andrew James

Apologies Cllr Geriant Davies,

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

Before meeting Council had meeting with A.B.C. Adfer Ban a Chwn,abuilding preservation trust turning derelict/redundant vernacular buildings into affordable housing in rural areas

Minutes of the last meeting read, found to be true and signed.

Matters Arising:

Mobile phone Mast- letter from M.P and Government explained the new mast is not going to be built due to ‘time frame’

Dog Warden – Clerk contacted and owner of dogs has been visited and a covering letter will be sent to property occupiers

Ditches and other problems – CC Andrew James met with Mrs Ruth Muller Director of Environment and Highways letter to be sent to Mrs Mullen

Correspondence:

OVW – all below filed

Training Dates

Area Meeting

Climate Change Commission

Natural Resources Bullitin

Queen’s 90th Birthday

Welsh Audit office – newsletter filed

ESP – information only

 

Planning:

CCC E/33167 Land at Cwmcowddu erection of a 3200 bird poultry unit with siting feeding bins, creation of vehicular access and other association works

No objection

 

Finances:

OVW – membership cheque signed

CCC – Street lighting cheque signed

Bank Statements presented

Donations:

A.O.B.

Risk Assessment – discussed to be continued next meeting

OVW – Engagement Event questionnaire Cllrs. asked to forward comments

Sion Chapel – defer till March

Panycelyn School site update, last Assembly on 10 Feb 3 members to attend

Myddfai Esteddfod donation agreed cheque to be signed March

Meeting Closed

 

 

 

 

 

Myddfai Community Council Meeting January 2016

Minutes from Sandra Beard

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 5th January 2016 in Myddfai Hall.

Present: Cllr’s John Morgan, Gareth Hughes, , John Griffith, Geriant Powell, Geriant Davies, Hywel Lewis & CC Andrew James

Apologies Cllrs John Griffith, Carol Dyer

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

Minutes of the last meeting read, found to be true and signed.

Matters Arising:

Welsh Gov. – letter from Edwina Hart in reply to letter dated 4th November 2015- The Problem is noted on junction to A40. The problem will be considered for funding in 2916/17

 

C.C.C. Ditches – towards Gorllwyn Fach no communication received

Letter to Dog warden Dogs At Cross Road by Ivy Cottage no response

Bailey Rhyn gate, opening out on to road.

CC Andrew James will consult CCC

Correspondence:

OVW – Strategic Frame work

Public Consultation Public Services

Appoint Independent Health Care

Nomination Awards

Transition Document

Green Growth

All documents filed

 

Hywel Dda Mental Health services no-one to attend

 

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service Annual Draft Plan Filed

 

Mobile Phones – Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP) due to complete by 31st March 2016  Due to project timmings Instilation will not progress

Clerk to write to MP Johnathan Edwards and Am Rhodri Glyn Thomas

 

Planning:

BBNP 15/12596/FUL Esgair Laethdy Granted

15/12806/FUL Pant Farm Granted

Finances:

Bank Statements presented

Precept – for 2016/17 to remain same as previous year.

Clerk to purchase new minute book

Donations:

A.O.B.

 

Meeting Closed

 

 

 

 

 

Myddfai Community Council Meeting November 2015

Minutes from Sandra Beard

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 2nd November 2015 in Myddfai Hall.

Present: Cllr’s Gareth Hughes, Cllrs John Morgan, John Griffith, Gariant Powell

 Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

Apologies CCC Andrew James, Cllrs Carol Dyer, Hywel Lewis, Gariant Davies

Minutes of the last meeting read, found to be true and signed.

Matters Arising:

Ditches – by Tynllwyn have been repaired in part. Letter received from M.P Johnathan Edwards and A.M Rhodri Glyn Thomas they are contacting CCC. Received letter from CCC.

Letter to Dog warden no response

Correspondence:

OVW   Vacancy for heritage lottery fund, memorial fund    – filed

Green Paper views on Health care service   – filed

Free seed kit to be applied for

Independent Remunerations panel annual report  – filed

Local Gov. Finance training no-one available to attend

Ombudsman Public Services – filed

Carms Area meeting 17th Nov no one to attend

NRM Bulletin – filed

BBNP Solar, wind power information filed

Rights of way minutes  filed

Broardband meeting Cllr John Griffith took details

Hywel Dda Talk Health leaflets left in hall

Transforming Mental Health services details left in hall

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service community newsletter placed in hall

CCC Public spaces protection order- questionnaire to be completed

Planning:

BBNP 15/12296/FUL Gelli Felen Granted

15/12806/FUL Pant Farm change of use of land No Objection

Finances:

Wreath for Remembrance purchased

Clerks expenses paid

Donations:

 

A.O.B.

Clerk to contact CCC concerning gate at Bailey Rhyn gate opened into road

Ditches leading to Gorllwyn Fach Mr Quick previously contacted on this matter

Letter to Trunk Road Agency concerning Myddfai Road Junction with A40 obstructions still a problem

 

Meeting Closed

 

 

 

 

 

Myddfai Community council Meeting October 2015

Minutes by Sandra Beard

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 5th October 2015 in Myddfai Hall.

Present: Cllr’s Carol Dyer, Geraint Davies, Gareth Hughes, Hywel Lewis

 Chairperson: Vice Chair Cllr Gareth Hughes

Apologies CCC Andrew James, Cllrs John Morgan, John Griffith

Minutes of the last meeting read, found to be true and signed.

Matters Arising:

Ditches – Still no correspondence from Carmarthenshire C.C Letter presented to Council relaying concerns regarding no response on the problem, letters to be sent to Chief Executive C.C.C., A.M Rhodri Glyn Thomas and M.P Jonathan Edwards.

Benches – Clerk reported on how many benches replaced or repaired in the village.

Correspondence:

OVW Training Devolution Services Mode 19

Vacancies with Sport Wales, Housing Regulatory Board

Public Waste & Resources Planning

Wellbeing of Future Generations

Planning Polices

Community & Town Councils   ALL TO BE FILED

BBNP Welsh Industry Event – information only

NHS Welsh Mental Health services

  1. Ass Minister Public Services – File

Planning:

BBNP 15/12453/FUL New Access withdrawn

15/12596/FUL Esgair Laettdy erect Communication Base Station  No Objection

Finances:

Welsh Audit Office External Audit now Grant Thornton

Donations:

 

A.O.B.

There have been reports of a number of dogs seen at the junction of Cross Roads on the road leading to Myddfai only dogs seen? No supervision Dog Warden to be notified

 

Meeting Closed

 

 

 

 

 

Myddfai Community Council Meeting 7th Sept 2015

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 7th September 2015 in Myddfai Hall.

 

Present: Cllr’s John Morgan, Carol Dyer, Geraint Davies, Gareth Hughes, Hywel Lewis

 

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

 

Apologies CCC Andrew James

 

Minutes of the last meeting read, found to be true and signed.

 

Matters Arising:

Bench – for village delivered, paid but not in situ.

Ditches – no work has been done letter to be written to M.P. and Chief Executive as this problem has been going on for over a year.

Correspondence:

OVW Audit Office – filed

Protecting Assets – filed

AGM in October no one to attend

BBNP Training Session no-one available

CCC   Statutory Notice on Education, concerning opening of new senior school

Planning:

BBNP 15/12296 Bailey Glas extension at rear of property granted

15/12452/ FUL Gelli Felen Single storey extension  No Objection

15/12453/FUL received late so information only.

Finances:

Bench purchased from Glasdon £423.60   paid

BDO external Audit cheque paid

Matters arising- Risk Assessment mater to be discussed in full information to be down load for consultation

Asset Register information on benches already purchased, computer ect. ? phone box

Precept £950

Bank NatWest changes to remain with bank no other choice

Bank Statements presented to cllrs

Donations:

 

A.O.B.

There are Pot holes appearing in road leading to Myddfai Clerk to contact CCC- report the problem

 

Meeting Closed

 

 

 

 

 

Myddfai Community Council Meeting 7th July 2015

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 7th July 2015 in Myddfai Hall.

 

Present: Cllr’s John Morgan, Carol Dyer, Geraint Davies, CC Andrew James,

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

 

Apologies Cllr Gareth Hughes Hywel Lewis

 

Minutes of the last meeting read, found to be true and signed.

 

Matters Arising:

CC Andrew James spoke to the Highways and the problems that have occurred on the roads to and from myddfaiare on the list of ‘ things to be done’. As the matter was first reported in January Cllr James is speaking again to Mr Quick

BT Phone Box – still no correspondence from BT

Bench –  a bench not required outside the Church Clerk will organise purchase bench for the end of village.

Correspondence:  OVW Shale Gas Fracturing noted

Types of Awards no name put forward

Workshop Adaptation Plan for Communities – filed

Ombudsman – Annual Report CC James took report

BBNP Planning meeting Cllr James took the date

Welsh Gov. Medium of Welsh training Clerk unable to attend

CCC Application for safe routes Grant does not apply

Code of Conduct filed

Planning: BBNP 15/12296 Bailey Glas extension at rear of property No Objection

 

Finances:  OVW – Renew Membership £49 cheque signed

 

Donations:

 

A.O.B. Cllr Carol Dyer requested when information about Pantycelyn Hall is available could the clerk pass it on for Cllrs Comments

 

Meeting Closed

 

 

 

 

Myddfai Community Council Meeting 8th April 2015

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 8th April 2015 in Myddfai Hall

 

Present: Cllr’s John Morgan, Hywel Lewis, John Griffith, Gerant Powell, Carol Dyer, Gareth Hughes

 

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

 

Apologies CC Andrew James, Cllr Gerant Davies

 

Minutes of the last meeting read, found to be true and signed.

 

Matters Arising:

CCC   Stuart Quick has not replied to letter concerning ditches between village and vicarage, and Tynllyn CC Andrew James to be contacted.

Correspondence:  OVW – Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty a written statement to assets of Community Values on 25th March internet link available

Community Planning no one able to attend

Health and Safety no one to attend

Welsh Gov. Consultation White paper Reforming local Gov. noone to attend

Housing Act 2014 Royal Assent 17th Sept 14 gives Local Authorities the discretion to charge Council Tax premiums on long term empty homes and second homes in Wales Link to internet links.

Review of Designated Landscapes in Wales Gov. link available

Consultation – general principles of Regulations and Inspectionof Social Care Wales Bill.

C.C.C. Devolution and Delivery White paper  Link available

Local Access Forum Defer to next meeting Cllr John Morgan taken letter to make enquires

Closure of Llandeilo Library filed

BBNP Management Plan Consultation to be filed

W Gov. Codes of Practice in workforce matters filed

 

Adopt Kiosk applied in 2012 no result will contact again

 

Planning: C.C.C. E/31732 Proposed extension to existing Stable Block Old Forest Stores Cilgwyn – Cllrs had not enough information to agree or dis agree letter to be written with explanation.

 

Finances:  The clerk asked ? change Accountant but Cllrs stay withsame this year to review later in year ready for next.

 

Donations: Esteddfod Myddfai 2015 being held in May £100 donation Cheque signed to be sent to Emlyn Morgan Tyngarn Organisation to be named for cheque

 

A.O.B. Emlyn Morgan contacted John Griffith re. Style at Sarau contact Toby Small BBNP

 

Meeting Closed                                                        Next Meeting

 

 

 

 

Myddfai Community Council Meeting 2nd March 2015

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 2nd March 2015 in             Myddfai Hall.

 

Present: Cllr’s Hywel Lewis, John Morgan, Carol Dyer, Garient Powell,

John Griffith, Gareth Hughes and Garient Davies.

 

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

 

Apologies CC Andrew James

 

Minutes of the last meeting read, found to be true and signed.

 

Matters Arising: BT Rural Internet only 1 letter received from Mrs Hughes. Another notice to be placed on notice board

CCC. Planning seminar Cllr Griffith was unable to attend

Stuart Quick met with Cllr Morgan concerning the ditches being too deep ? pipes inserted to reduce depth

 

Correspondence: CCC LPD on website for view

Scrutiny Committee – empty properties survey completed

Authority 3rd section finding information noted

Hywel Dda Services information noted filed

OVW copy of minuets from county liaison forum noted

Powys LDP noted filed

OVW Panel report information received

Community and town obligation noted

New Web site filed

Draft Strategy 2015 filed

Planning: Llwynywormwood Inspectorate Diversion approved

BBNP Felin Fran 14/11341/FUL Granted

14/11559/FUL Rhblid House refused

14/11558/FUL New Access Granted

Finances:  CCC energy invoice £184.03 cheque signed

SLCC Membership £76 cheque signed

Bank Statements Current £2,097.57     Reserve £77.23

Donations: Marie Curie £50

Llandovery YFC £100

Llandovery Town Criers £50

Aelwyd Llyn y Fan £100 Cllr Dyer interest noted

Y Lloffwr £50

Llandovery junior Football £20

Total Donations £370

AOB Letter to be written to CCC concerning ditches between village and vicarage

 

Before meeting started CSO Dion gave details of local crimes –none in Myddfai. Police are gathering intelligence details not available. There are some thefts in Towy area. Cllr Griffith raised the problem about A40 junction once again

 

Meeting Closed                                                       Next Meeting 2nd Feb 15

 

 

 

 

Myddfai Community Council Meeting 5th January 2015

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 5th January 2015 in           Myddfai Hall.

 

Present: Cllr’s Hywel Lewis, John Morgan, Carol Dyer, Garient Powell,

John Griffith, Gareth Hughes and Garient Davies.

 

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

 

Apologies CC Andrew James

 

Minutes of the last meeting read, found to be true and signed.

 

Matters Arising: CCC letter sent on 7th July 14 still no reply Cllrs John Morgan and Garient Powell reported that a number of cars have been pulled from the deep ditches on the road into Myddfai. CC James already consulted clerk to contact CC again

 

Bt Internet in Rural areas Clerk reported she had spoken to a number of members

Of the community about this matter, asked for details of the problems with the person’s name and address No letters received

 

Correspondence: CCC. Planning seminar Fri 13th Feb Cllr Griffith may attend

 

Adoption LDP filed

 

BBNP 19 LDP adoption of this was Dec 13 Consultation from 24th Dec 14 – 19th Feb 15    Filed

Planning Guidance notes available online

Chief Executive Mr John Cook and Director of planning, letter asking if a revisit would be required, Clerk to contact BBNP to request revisit.

 

OVW Transport plan download filed

 

Dyfed Powys Police Questionnaire 2015/16 precept completed and posted.

Welsh Gov. Trunk road speed limit review Questionnaire completed As A40 is only going through little of councils area there was little to say. The junction of Bridge Street and A40 – parking was add to comments.

Planning: BBNP 14/11558/FUL New access to facilitate forest operations near Rhyblid Bridge     No objection

 

14/11559/FUL Rhblid House Alterations to access  No objection

 

Finances:  As required for Audit a plan of Expenditure 15/16 completed and brought to council

Precept for 15/16 discussed, and increased by £300 form completed signed by Chair and Clerk

Final Instalment received by CCC – £850 for this financial year

Meeting Closed Next Meeting 2nd Feb 15

Fireworks in Myddfai Monday 3rd November

The local Young Farmers Club has a Fireworks display at Fan Farm Myddfai –  CLOSED EVENT   on Monday 3rd November starting around 7.30pm.  So look up into the sky and enjoy!

Please let all local animal owners know