Minutes of the MONTHLY MEETING of Tonyrefail & District Community Council held on THURSDAY 11th APRIL, 2014 at The Community Hall, Prichard Street, Tonyrefail, which commenced at 6.30 pmPRESENT: Councillors: Messrs: S. Kiff (Chairman), A. Davies, N. Harding. S. Stevens, G. Powell, Ms. Alexandra Davies and Mrs. K. Godfrey.In Attendance: Mrs. P. Williams (Clerk)County Borough Councillor P. Wasley2 members of the Public1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE1.1 APOLOGIES SUBMITTED AND ACCEPTEDApologies for absence were submitted by Councillors Deidre Roberts (Prior Engagement), Councillor G. Evans (Work Commitment).The Clerk advised Council that she had received a resignation letter from Councillor B. Jenkins and would inform RCTCBC of a further vacancy in the Penrhiwfer Ward.1.2 APOLOGIES NOT SUBMITTEDNone.2. DISCLOSURES OF PERSONAL INTERESTThere were no disclosures of personal interest declared.3. CONFIRMATION OF MINUTESThe minutes of the Monthly Meeting held on Thursday 13th March 2014 were confirmed as a correct record.4. PUBLIC BREAKThere were 2 members of the public present who had applied for co-option to the Community Council. They addressed the Council in turn and left the meeting.County Borough Councillor Paul Wasley reported on the Community Infrastructure Levy and outlined his concerns to the Community Council.5. MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES.5.1. LLYS-YR-EFAIL - HANDRAILSProceeding.5.2 FLOWER BASKETSIt was RESOLVED: To accept the recommendations from Boverton Nurseries in respect of the change of flowers for this year’s baskets.5.3 TREF-Y-RHUG SCHOOL, OVERGROWTH ON FOOTWAYCouncillor Wasley was asked to contact RCTCBC on this matter.5.4 PARKING ISSUES – PRETORIA ROADMembers noted the letter received from the Police dated 25TH March. Councillor Wasley was asked to contact RCTCBC in respect of this issue.5.5 PARKING ISSUES – HIGH STREETThe Clerk reported that the line markings which had been re-instated were correct with the previous line markings.It was RESOLVED: That the Clerk to make enquiries in respect of the law in relation to parking at road junctions.5.6 WILLIAMS REPORTMembers were provided with a copy of the previous meeting and were advised of the date of the next meeting which will take place on Thursday 8th May. It was RESOLVED: That Councillors Steve Kiff and Karen Godfrey will attend.6. CORRESPONDENCENo correspondence received this month7. PLANNINGThere were no objections nor observations made to any of the planning applications placed on this month’s agenda.8. FOOTPATH REPORTThere was no Footpath Report this month.9. ACCOUNTS9.1 ACCOUNTS PAIDIt was RESOLVED: To approve and accept the paid accounts for March 2014 as presented.10. TO RECEIVE: MEMBERS AND CLERKS REPORT10.1 CLERKS REPORTAn email had been received from residents of a property which adjoins the cemetery requesting that the trees overhanging their garden wall are cut back. The Clerk was asked to obtain a quote for the work prior to a decision being taken by the Council.10.2 MEMBERS REPORTA request was made for the trees from the Llantrisant Road allotments which are overhanging the footway at Investiture place to be cut back.It was reported that there are speeding issues in Tyn-y-Bryn Road and that the Police will be ‘Scoping’ the area soon. Concern was raised in respect of the lack of ‘dropped kerbs’ at the bottom end of Francis Street. The Clerk was asked to agenda this item for the next meeting.The Clerk was asked to write to Tonyrefail School in respect of the litter problems in Tyn-y-Bryn Park.It was reported that there is no sign relating to Footpath No. 63 in Penrhiwfer. It was also reported that the gate in the allotments in which the footpath runs through is locked.It was also reported that Footpath No. 22 on the definitive map should actually be No. 27.The Clerk advised that she would notify the Footpath Officer in RCTCBC in respect of the issues raised on both footpaths.The Council was informed that tickets are still available for the Fundraising Concert which is to be held on Friday 16th May in which Peter Carrie will be performing.It was reported that the Refuse collections in Mountain View had been changed.Concern was raised with vehicles parking on the junction on the L.H. side of Penrhiwfer Road despite a solid white line road marking on the road. The Clerk advised she would write to RCTCBC. Concern was also raised in respect of the safety aspect of crossing Penrhiwfer Road near the Co-operative Store. The Clerk was asked to agenda this item for the next Meeting.The Black Prince plaque was once again discussed. The Clerk was asked to agenda this item for the next meeting.11. TO RECEIVE: MONTHLY REPORT FROM THE PACT MEETINGThere was no report this month12. TRANE CEMETERY12.1 LAND ADJACENT TO TRANE CEMETERYIn respect of the Letter from Keith Evans Solicitors dated 25th February 2014. It was RESOLVED: That the Clerk would sign the ‘Terms of Engagement – Conveyancing’ on behalf of the Council. In respect of the letters from Keith Evans Solicitors dated 20th and 25th February 2014 in respect of the Land Swap it was RESOLVED: That the Clerk forwards a letter to Keith Evansaccepting the information in their letter dated 25th February 2014.12.2 CEMETERY WALLProceeding.12.3 TREESProceeding.12.4 POSSIBILITY OF A TEMPORARY MEMBER OF STAFF FOR SUMMER SEASONThe Clerk had spoken with the Cemetery Supervisor and he felt that at this time there is no requirement for a temporary employee. It was RESOLVED: That should the situation change that the Clerk is given delegated powers to employ someone for the required hours at the minimum rate of pay.12.5 OPTIONS FOR AREA OF LAND WHICH HAS BEEN CLEARED IN CEMETERYIt was RESOLVED: To defer this item to the next meeting.13 ALLOTMENTSIt was RESOLVED: That a site inspection will take place in June (Date to be confirmed) and it was further RESOLVED: That the Clerk will write to each Allotment Site advising that this will be taking place and to also advise that the Allotment Competition will be held again this year and will bejudged at a date to be confirmed.14 HEALTH AND SAFETY UP-DATEIt was RESOLVED: That a Committee Meeting will be set up in the May meeting.15. PROJECTS – CHRISTMAS 2014Meeting arranged for 8.00 pm this evening.16. PUBLICITY16.1 WEBSITE GRANTIt was RESOLVED: To remove this item from the agenda.17. P.A. SYSTEMProceeding18. REMEMBRANCE DAY 2014The Clerk to look at the possibility of sowing Poppy seeds on the grassed areas around the War Memorial.18.1 COMMITTEE MEETINGIt was RESOLVED: That a date will be set in May 2014.18.2 MARCHING BANDProceeding19. TO CONSIDER AND CO-OPT A COMMUNITY COUNCILLOR FOR PENRHIWFER WARDCounty Borough Councillor P. Wasley was asked to leave the room whilst this item of business was being discussed. Councillor P. Wasley thanked the council and left the meeting. Members considered and voted on the applications received and it was RESOLVED: That Clare Edwards will be Co-opted onto the Community Council.20. DATE AND VENUE OF NEXT MEETINGIt was RESOLVED: That the next meeting will take place on Thursday 15TH May 2014 immediately after the Annual Meeting which will take place on the same date. The meetings will take place at The Capel Farm Resource Centre, Capel Farm, Tonyrefail at 6.30 pm.The meeting closed at 7.50 pm.
April 2014 Extraordinary Meeting
Minutes of the EXTRAORDINARY MEETING of Tonyrefail & District Community Council held on MONDAY 28TH APRIL 29014 at The Capel Farm Resource Centre, Tonyrefail which commenced at 6.30 p.mPRESENT: Councillors: Messrs: S. Kiff (Chairman), A. Davies, N. Harding. S. Stevens, G. Powell, G. Evans, Mrs. C. Edwards, Mrs. D. Roberts and Ms. Alexandra DaviesIn Attendance: Mrs. P. Williams (Clerk)1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE1.1 APOLOGIES SUBMITTED AND ACCEPTEDNone1.2 APOLOGIES NOT SUBMITTEDNone.2. DISCLOSURES OF PERSONAL INTERESTThere were no disclosures of Personal Interest declared.3. TO RESCIND MINUTE NO. 6.10 OF THE MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 13TH MARCH 2014 IN RESPECT OF RCTCBC COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVYA discussion took place and a motion was put forward and seconded that the above minute is not rescinded.An Amendment was then put forward and seconded to rescind the above minuteVoting took place on the Amendment and 4 voted in favour to rescind the minute. Voting then took place on the Motion and 5 voted in favour not to rescind the minute.The Motion was carried and therefore Minute No. 610 of the Meeting held on Thursday 13th March was not rescinded.4. TO RE-ADDRESS: RCTCBC COMMUNITY INFRASTURE LEVYAs item 3 above was not rescinded no discussion took place on this item and the meeting closed at 6.40 pm.