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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 Meeting Minutes - December 2010

Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of Tonyrefail & District Community Council held on Thursday 9th December, 2010 at Tonyrefail Community Hall, Pritchard Street, Tonyrefail, at 5.30 pm

Present:  Mrs. B. McDonald, Mrs. B. Jenkins, Mrs. A. Wharton, Messrs. R.B. McDonald, S. Stevens, M. Jenkins,

In Attendance:    Mrs. P. Williams (Clerk)

In the absence of the Chairman, Cllr. R. B. McDonald took the chair.

1  APOLOGIES
Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs. Mrs. D. Roberts, Mrs. L. Michel and S.Ambani

2.  DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST
Cllr. R.B McDonald declared an interest in Planning Applications – Minute No. 7
I am a County Borough Councillor and unable to express an opinion on Planning Applications prior to a Development Control Meeting.

3.  CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
The minutes of the monthly meeting held on Thursday 11th November 2010 were confirmed as a correct record.
 
4.  PUBLIC BREAK
There were no members of the public present.

5.  MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

5.1  LAND ADJACENT TO TRANE CEMETERY
Proceeding.

5.2  BUS SHELTER – HEOL TY LLWYD
An acknowledgement of receipt of the Community Council letter to RCTCBC had been received.

5.3  FOOTPATH NO. 85 – OFF TREBANOG HILL
Owing to the current weather conditions, it had not been possible to inspect the above path.

6.  CORRESPONDENCE

6.1  W.L.G.A. – COMMUNITY RESILIENCE
Members noted the contents of the abovementioned.

6.2  W.A.G. – CONSULTATION FIRE & RESCUE AUTHORITIES
Members noted the contents of the abovementioned.

6.3  RCTCBC – DEVELOPMENT/TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
Members were asked to consider the above and to notify the Clerk of any training that they would be interested in attending.

6.4  CARDIFF UNIVERSITY - RURAL OBSERVATORY SERVICES
Members noted the contents of the abovementioned.

6.5  W.A.G – COMMUNITY & TOWN COUNCIL SURVEY
Members noted the contents of the abovementioned.

6.6  RHONDDA CYNON TAFF CULTURAL SERVICES ANNUAL REVIEW
Members noted the contents of their review for 2009.

6.7  R.C.T.C.B.C – PROPOSED CHARTER WITH COMMUNITY COUNCILS
The Clerk provided Members with a copy of ‘A Shared Community – Model Charter’ and members were in favour of the proposal.

7.  PLANNING

7.1. PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Cllr. R.B. McDonald left the room whilst this item of business was discussed, as per his disclosure in minute No. 2

There were no objections to any of the planning applications placed on the agenda for this months meeting.

7.2  PLANNING APPEAL – PLANNING APPLICATION 10/0157/13
The Clerk advised members that she had received a notice of appeal regarding the above planning application.  Members noted the same.

8.  FOOTPATH REPORT
Owing to the current weather conditions, there had been no footpath report prepared this month.

The Clerk had been contacted by a member of the public to advise that a hole had appeared on Footpath 101.  She reported this to the Footpath Officer in RCTCBC and they have filled in the hole.

9.  ACCOUNTS FOR PAYMENT
It was RESOLVED:  To accept the accounts for payment as reported for December.

10  MEMBERS/CLERKS REPORT

10.1  COMMUNITY HALL – NO LIGHTING IN CAR PARK

It was reported that the car park adjacent to the Community Hall in Prichard Street had no lighting.  The Clerk was asked to arrange a site visit with both the Highways Department and the Leisure department and Cllr. R.B. McDonald and the Clerk.

10.2  ENTRANCE TO LEISURE CENTRE FROM WAUNRHYDD ROAD
It was reported that it was dangerous for wheelchair users, and people pushing prams down Waunrhydd road to cross the entrance/exit from the leisure centre as there is limited visibility.  The Clerk was asked to contact RCTCBC regarding this issue.

10.3   CLERKS HOLIDAYS
The Clerk advised members that she would be taking annual leave from 16th December 2010 and will return on the 29th December.

11.  DATE AND VENUE OF NEXT MEETING.
The next meeting of the Council will take place on Thursday 13th January 2011
 
The meeting closed at 5.55pm

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