The Monthly Meeting of the Council was held on Thursday 7th July 2016 at 6.15 pm in the Community Centre.
Present/ Presennol Mr A. Jones – Chairman/Cadeirydd
Councillors/Cynghorwyr Mr T. Jones Mr A. Morgan, Mr D. Richards, Mr I. Ace, Mrs B. John, Mr R. Davies, Mr T. Harris. Mrs D. Stroud
Clerk/Clerc Mrs C. Payne
75/16 Apologies for Absence/Ymddiheuriadau am absenoldeb
Apologies were received from Councillor Mr A. Bradley,
Mr G. Evans, Cllr Des Davies
76/16 Declaration of Interest/Datganiad o ddiddordeb personol
No declarations of interest were received.
77/16 Minutes of the previous Meeting/Cofnodion y
The Minutes of the Meeting held on Thursday 2nd June 2016 were accepted as a true record.
78/16 County Councillors report / Adroddiad y
Cynghorydd Sirol – no reports at present
79/16 Clerk’s report and Council Matters Arising/Materion
yn codi o’r cofnodion ac adroddiad y Clerc.
69/16 Annual Return
This has now been sent to the external auditor.
70/16 Fire Safety Equipment
Following a recent inspection a new supplier Aber Fire
and Safety have been appointed to oversee and service the
fire equipment in the Community Centre.
80/16. Purchase of a small projector for the lap top
This was agreed to aid presentations
Resolved to purchase projector
81/16. Ring Fence the Park and Environment’s
Following recommendation by the finance committee it
was agreed that future precept allocations to
Parks and Environment would be ring fenced. It was further agreed that the solar panel income would also be allocated
to this budget
82/16. Relief Park Keeper in the next financial year.
This was agreed to cover holidays and sickness to keep the
Park’s in peak condition.
83/16. Resolven Cyber and Resource Centre
Cllr B. John put forward the suggestion that the above could
be re-located to the Resolven Community Centre to
As the Resource Centre is a separate organisation the
members agreed that this was a matter for the Trustees of
the Centre to discuss and approach the Community Council should they wish to do so.
84/16 Correspondence Received/Gohebaeth
The Ombudsman Annual Report
85/16 Sub-Committees/ Is bwyllgorau
Parks and Environment Committee/Pwyllgor yr
Amgylchedd a Parciau
he minutes of the meeting on 9th June 2016 were accepted
as a true record.
Due to serious erosion of some of the panels, it was agreed
to purchase the new panels as soon as possible. This item
was agreed in the annual budget for this financial year.
Wet weather clothing
The Park keeper has been supplied with the above appropriate items.
This has now been installed.
86/16 Chairman’s Report/ Adroddiad y Cadeirydd
The Chairman and Mrs Jones enjoyed a very good evening
at the annual dinner at the Resolven Rugby and Cricket
The Chairman was also pleased to open the Carnival and
with the Clerk judge the fancy dress competition.
All agreed it was a wonderful occasion and would like to
thank the Carnival Committee for all their hard work.
87/16 Councillors Reports/ Adroddiadau Cynghorwyr
Pen Y Cymoedd Wind Farm is on the verge of being completed and members are keen to put in place correct procedures to ensure that any grants available will be accepted.
A proposal to place a buzzer/bell on the front door of the hall was agreed.