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CLERK
Mrs Pauline Williams
COEDELY WARD
Cllr. Cameron Wells
 
COLLENNA WARD
Cllr. Mr Austin Davies
Cllr. Mr Shawn Stevens
 
PENRHIWFER WARD
Cllr.Andrew Davies Jones
Cllr. Mr Dan Owen Jones
 
THOMASTOWN WARD
Cllr. Mrs Karen Webb
 
TYLCHA WARD
Cllr. Mrs Diedre Roberts
Cllr. Mr Danny Grehan
 
TYNYBRYN WARD
Cllr. Mrs Alex Davies Jones
Cllr. Mr Greg Powel

Community Council A.G.M. Minutes - May 2013

Minutes of the Annual Meeting of Tonyrefail & District Community Council,
held on Thursday 9th May 2013, at Tonyrefail Community Hall,
Pritchard Street, Tonyrefail, commencing at 6.30 p.m.
 
Present: Councillors: Messrs. S. Stevens, S. Kiff, H. Jones, A. Davies, N. Harding,
G. Powell, G. Evans, Mrs. D. Robert, Mrs. K. Godfrey and Ms. A. Davies.
In Attendance: Mrs. P. Williams (Clerk)
 
1. APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN FOR THE ENSUING YEAR.
Councillor Steve Kiff was moved and seconded for the position of Chair. There were no other nominations and Councillor S. Kiff was therefore unanimously elected.
 
1.1 Councillor S. Kiff signed the Chairman’s declaration of Office and took the Chair. Council thanked the outgoing Chair, Councillor S. Stevens for carrying out his duties during his term of office.
 
2. APPOINTMENT OF VICE CHAIRMAN FOR THE ENSUING YEAR.
Councillor Austin Davies was moved and seconded for the position of Vice Chairman for the coming year. There were no other nominations and Councillor Austin Davies was therefore unanimously elected.
 
2.1 Councillor A. Davies signed the Vice Chairman’s declaration of office
 
3. APOLOGIES
No apologies for absence were received.
 
4. TO RECEIVE DISCLOSURES OF PERSONAL INTEREST
There were no disclosures of interest to be declared
 
5. TO RECEIVE: MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING HELD ON 12TH MAY 2011
For information only. The minutes of the Annual meeting held on 15th May 2012 had been confirmed at the Monthly meeting held in June 2012 – Minute No. 3 refers
 
Councillor Greg Powell arrived at the meeting
 
6. TO SET: CHAIRMAN’S ALLOWANCE
The Chairman left the room whilst this item of business was discussed and the Vice Chairman took the chair. The Clerk once again advised Council on advice from the SLCC in respect of the Chairman’s allowance. However a discussion took place and it was RESOLVED: That ‘status quo’ remains. It was further RESOLVED: That the Chairman’s allowance would remain at 1200 payable in 2 instalments to the Chairman.
 
7. TO APPOINT COMMITTEES
It was RESOLVED: That the following appointments to Committees are as follows:
 
7.1 CEMETERY
Councillor Austin Davies
Councillor Greg Powell
Councillor Shawn Stevens
Councillor Steve Kiff
Councillor Karen Godfrey
Councillor Deidre Roberts
Councillor Bev. Jenkins.
 
7.2 HEALTH & SAFETY AT WORK
Councillor Austin Davies
Councillor Greg Powell
Councillor Shawn Stevens
Councillor Steve Kiff
Councillor Karen Godfrey
Councillor Deidre Roberts
Councillor Bev. Jenkins
 
7.3 PONTYPRIDD & DISTRICT AGE CONCERN REPRESENTATIVE AND DEPUTY.
Councillor Karen Godfrey
 
7.4 TAFF ELY CRIME PREVENTION PANEL REPRESENTATIVE & DEPUTY
It was RESOLVED: That this item is removed from the agenda.
 
7.5 RCTCBC CHARTER – COMMUNITY LIAISON COMMITTEE
Councillor Karen Godfrey
 
7.6 ALLOTMENTS COMMITTEE
Councillor Steve Kiff
Councillor Austin Davies
Councillor Greg Powell
Councillor Huw Jones
Councillor Alexandra Davies
Councillor Karen Godfrey
 
7.7 STAFFING COMMITTEE
Councillor Alexandra Davies
Councillor Huw Jones
Councillor Steve Kiff
Councillor Glen Evans
Councillor Austin Davies
Councillor Greg Powell
 
7.8 TREF-Y-RHUG SCHOOL
Councillor Bev. Jenkins
 
8. TO REVIEW: BURIAL FEES
A motion was put forward that there be a 3% increase in burial Fees. An amendment was put forward to defer in order that a price comparison could be carried out. A vote took place on the amendment and the motion and It was RESOLVED by majority: That the motion is carried and that burial fees would increase by 3% as and from 1st July 2013. Councillor G. Powell wished it
recorded that he voted for the amendment.
 
9. TO REVIEW: ALLOTMENT RENT REVIEW
It was RESOLVED: That the current price will remains at 1.20 per perch and that no increase will be implemented in April 2014
 
10. STAFFING
 
10.1 REVIEW OF PAY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE OF EXISTING EMPLOYEES Of THE COUNCIL.
The Clerk advised Council that a proposal of 1% is currently under offer but no decision has been made.
 
10.2 ANY OTHER STAFFING ISSUES
The Clerk advised Council that she is still finding it difficult to carry out her duties during her current working hours. It was RESOLVED: That a Staffing meeting will be held to discuss the matter further.
 
11. TO ACCEPT: END OF YEAR BALANCE SHEET
Members had received copies of the End of Year Balance Sheet based on Receipts & Payments and it was RESOLVED: To accept the same.
 
12. TO REVIEW BANK SIGNATORIES
It was RESOLVED: That the following councillors would remain as bank signatories for the ensuing year.
Councillor Karen Godfrey
Councillor Neil Harding
Councillor Steve Kiff
Councillor Greg Powell
Councillor Deidre Roberts
Councillor Shawn Stevens
 
13. MEETING DATES FOR 2013/14
A Schedule of meeting dates was presented to Council. It was RESOLVED: To accept the same.
 
Meeting closed at 7.10 pm

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