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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

Myddfai Community Council- Minutes of meeting on 7th July 2014

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 7th July  2014 in Myddfai Hall.

 

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

Apologies: Cllr’s Carol Dyer Garient DaviesHywel Lewis and CC Andrew James 

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

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

 Matters Arising: Stile at Gorllwyn Fach completed

Correspondence: OVW  Annual Meeting No-one to attend

Hywel Dda changes to services no one to attend as decision already made

CCC LDP Dvd

         LDP Addendum to schedule does not affect Myddfai

Parking Contravention Code letter to be written about Bridge Street at Junc.A40

Dyfed Powys Police Letter to be sent explaining that questionnaire difficult to complete as Myddfai has very little crime

Traws Link Cymru Rail line not in this area

Cantref meeting no-one to go

Ombudsman Annual report to be left for residents

Consultation on Changing Sports Facilities letter to be written explaining that the small amount of sports facilities that with Llandovery having to pay is not going to encourage sports in this area

Planning: NONE

Finances: Letter from St Michaels Church asking for £200 for upkeep of church yard Agreed cheque to be sent

BDO external Audit clerk explained that the IT grant £1396 should be classed as asset. Clerk changes as requested. No other problems had been found – section 3 signed by Chair and Clerk

Form sent by 14/7/14

 A.O.B : There have been complaints that ditches on the roads into Myddfai have been dug out and the depth seems extreme and could be dangerous to motorists as acar would need assistance to get out. Letter to Highways

Meeting Closed

                                                            Next meeting 1st September  2014

Myddfai Community Council Minutes, extra meeting 10th June

An extra meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 10th June 2014 in

Myddfai Hall.

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

John Griffith and Garient Davies

Apologies Cllr’s Hywel LewisGareth Hughes

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

 

A meeting was called to discuss the internal audit due to problems with Internal Audit  – change of Accountant. Clerk explained details that arose with the Accountant. Cllrs. all agreed that audit was correct. Chairman Cllr John Morgan signed audit, to be sent to BDO tomorrow.

Cheque for accountant signed also to be forwarded

 

Meeting Closed

                                                           

Myddfai Community Council Minutes for 2nd June 2014

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 2nd June  2014 in Myddfai Hall.

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

John Griffith Gareth Hughes

 Apologies: Cllr’s Carol Dyer Garient Davies and CC Andrew James

 Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

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

 Matters Arising: Superfast Internet –a letter from Rhoddri Glyn Thomas AM and on behalf of Jonathan Edwards MP our views will be passed on the Edwina Hart AM

                           CC Andrew James contacted Clerk no only to apologies for not attending but Cllr Garient Powell had information about the style at Gorllwyn Fach – the work will commence in a few weeks. 

Correspondence:  Independent Remunerations Survey filed

                               Welsh Gov. Access to information filed

                             Health services Com. Advert filed

                             Eisteddfod Carm. day Botanic Gardens

                            Nature Fund filed

                            Mind Vacancy filed

                            Public Health white paper filed

 Planning: CCC E/29865 Cefn Cilgwyn Granted

                         E/29876 2 Bromeddygon Granted

                         E/30167 Allt y Goleugoed Access point from minor road, forestry track   No objection

                 BBNP 14/10769/FUL Beili Glas cottage Ammended application No Objection

 Finances: Audit Clerk reported that the usual accountant had retired unbeknown to her and advice she required over audit was given through OVW and a company through that advice will do the audit on Thursday and an Extraordinary Meeting is called on Tuesday next at 6.30 to report on Audit.

  A.O.B : letter to CCC about amount of Dog Mess around the village to be written

 Meeting Closed

                                                            Next meeting 7th July 2014

Myddfai Community Council Minutes 13th May 2014 meeting

A meeting of Myddfai Community Council was held on 13th May 2014 in Myddfai Hall

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

CC Andrew James, John Griffith Gareth Hughes and Garient Davies

Chairperson: Cllr John Morgan

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

Matters Arising: Superfast Internet – Clerk had difficulty in finding information. CC Andrew James advised the meeting that a representative from BT had said in a previous meeting that 96% would have superfast by 2016. A letter to MP Jonathan Edwards and AM Glyn Thomas

Correspondence:  Welsh Gov – Governance in small public bodies filed does not apply to Myddfai

CCC Liaison Forum Filed

Code of conduct Clerk attended last meeting.

New hospice Tŷ Cymorth has open day 17th May

BBNP Planning Obligation Strategy can be viewed on line

Planning: CCC E/30002 Land at Rock farm Discharge of section 106 agreement information only

BBNP 14/10770/LBC Beili Glas cottage Demolition of extension, construct 2 storey extention with saddle roof and attached lean to and internal alterations/renovation work

Planning inspectorate, Llwynwormwood Footpath 54/13 Trallwn  to Llwynywormwood Park path diversion – statement of case read

Finances: Menter Bro Dinfwr letter signed concerning grant

Clerks expenses Clerk explained that there has been an increase in postage, phone charges, internet. Councillors agreed and expenses increased. Clerks 1st expenses for 2014 were paid

Radio Beca – certificate received for payment

Annual Audit- clerk explained a problem councillors agreed for clerk to meet with Mr Llewellyn (Accountant) to conclude audit

A.O.B : Sympathy card sent to Mrs Foot and family on the death of Mr Peter Foot

CC Andrew James to look into condition of Myddfai Road and a Style on footpath at Gorllwyn Fach

Meeting Closed

Next meeting 2nd June 2014

 

Minutes by Clerk- Sandra Beard