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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 - November 2010

Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of Tonyrefail & District Community Council held on Tuesday 11th November 2010 at Tonyrefail Community Hall, Pritchard Street, Tonyrefail, at 6.30 pm

Present:  Cllrs. Mrs. K. Godfrey (Chairman), Mrs. B. McDonald, Mrs. D. Roberts, Mrs. B. Jenkins, Messrs. R.B. McDonald,  N. Whitehead. S. Stevens, M. Jenkins, and S. Ambani.

In Attendance:    Mrs. P. Williams (Clerk)

1  APOLOGIES
Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs. Mrs. A. Wharton, (It was reported that Cllr. Wharton had once again been into hospital) and Mrs. L. Michel,

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 14th October together with the minutes of the Grant meeting held on the same date were confirmed as a correct record.
 
4.  PUBLIC BREAK
There was 1 member of the public present at the meeting, and he reported that the cycle path from Nant Eirin in Tonyrefail to the by-pass is over-grown.  The Clerk would report this matter to RCT.

5.  MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

5.1  SENIOR CITIZENS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER

A discussion was held regarding raffle prizes, and Cllr. Mrs. B. Jenkins kindly volunteered to ask local businesses if they could help.  Cllr. Jenkins would liaise with the Clerk on this matter.

5.2  PENRHIWFER ALLOTMENTS – UPDATE
Members were advised that this matter had now been finalized.

In respect of the loan, the Clerk had received confirmation of borrowing approval from the Welsh Assembly Government, and would now pursue this with the Publics Works Loan Board.

5.3  LAND ADJACENT TO TRANE CEMETERY
Proceeding – The Clerk to contact Cllr. R. B. McDonald on this item.

5.4  BUS SHELTER – HEOL TY LLWYD
The Clerk would write to RCTCBC to ask whether or not they would be able to undertaking the siting of a bus shelter at this location.

5.5  FOOTPATH NO. 85 – OFF TREBANOG HILL
The Clerk asked the exact position of the problems on this footpath, as she had walked the circular route from footpath 85 to footpath 83 and could not see any issues with the path.  It was reported that the problem was further along on footpath 85.  The Clerk would investigate further.

In respect of a footpath sign being erected, the Clerk had contact RCTCBC on this matter and had been advised that this would be erected on the Rangers work programme.

6.  CORRESPONDENCE

6.1  RCTCBC LETTER DATED 8TH OCTOBER RE: PRECEPT 2011/12

It was RESOLVED:  That the meeting to discuss the setting of the budget and the setting of the Precept for 2011/12 would be held immediately after the December monthly meeting of the Council.

6.2  EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL – FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Members noted the contents of their letter dated October 2010.

6.3  URDD GOBAITH CYMRU – FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Members noted the contents of their letter dated October 2010.

6.4  VICTIM SUPPORT – FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
It was RESOLVED:   That it is in the interest, and will bring direct benefit to some of its inhabitants, and there being no other powers available to incur this expenditure the Council approved the request under S137 of the Local Government Act 1972 to award 100 to this organisation.

6.5  BOBATH CYMRU – FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
It was RESOLVED:   That it is in the interest, and will bring direct benefit to some of its inhabitants, and there being no other powers available to incur this expenditure the Council approved the request under S137 of the Local Government Act 1972 to award 100 to this organisation.

6.6  BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION – FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
It was RESOLVED:   That it is in the interest, and will bring direct benefit to some of its inhabitants, and there being no other powers available to incur this expenditure the Council approved the request under S137 of the Local Government Act 1972 to award 100 to this organisation.

7.  PLANNING
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.

Members discussed the additional planning application which had been received after the agenda had been forwarded to them.

No objections or observations were made against this application.

Planning Application No:10/1092/13
Application Type:Outline permission
Proposal:Outline application for agricultural workers dwelling with all matters reserved and agricultural building.
Location:Land at Pentre Farm, Llantrisant.

8.  FOOTPATH REPORT
Members noted the contents of the November footpath report.

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

10  MEMBERS/CLERKS REPORT
The Clerk asked Members if the December meeting of the council could commence earlier, as she had a function to attend that evening.  It was RESOLVED:  That the meeting will commence at 5.30 p.m.

11.  CHAIRMAN

11.1.  Rotary Club of Llantrisant – Invitation to ‘Youth Speaks Competition’

It was RESOLVED:  That the Chairman would be attending this event.

11.2  Annual Return for the year ended 31st March 2010
The Chairman advised that the Annual return had been forwarded to her address by Mazars.  The contents of Mazars letter dated 25th October asked that the amendments be initialled by the RFO/Chairman, the Responsible Financial Officer should now re-certify Section 1 and that the Council should re-approve the Annual Return and the Chair of to re-sign Section 1 and 2.  It was RESOLVED:  That these requests are carried out and the Annual return is re-submitted to Mazars,

12.  COMMUNITY COUNCIL WEBSITE
Members were presented with a copy of an email from Mr. S. Kiff offering his services to set up and maintain a website for the community council.  It was RESOLVED:  That the Community Council would proceed with the website and that the Clerk would liaise with Mr. S. Kiff on this matter.

13.  DATE AND VENUE OF NEXT MEETING.
The next meeting of the Council will take place on Thursday 9th December 2010
 
The meeting closed at 6.55 pm

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