RESOLVEN COMMUNITY COUNCIL
The Monthly Meeting of the Council was held on Thursday 6th May 2021 at 6pm
Mr. N. Francis – Chairman/Cadeirydd
Mr. A Jones, Mr. T. Jones, Mr N. Place, Mr P. Thomas, Ms. K. Kulik,
County Member/Aelod o’r Cyngor Sir
Mr. Dean Lewis
Mrs. C. Payne.
52/21 Apologies for Absence/Ymddiheuriadau am absenoldeb
Mr. K. Sims, Mrs. D. Stroud, Mr N. Place
53/21 Declarations of Interest/Datganiad o ddiddordeb personol
No declarations received.
54/21 County Councillor/Cynghorydd Sirol
The Aberdulais Aqueduct – the matter is ongoing
New issues raised
Concern was expressed about the state of the area at the bottom of John Street through the pathway to the industrial estate.
55/21 Minutes of the previous Meeting/Cofnodion y Cyfarfod Diwethaf
The Minutes of the Meeting held on Thursday 1st April 2021 were accepted as a true record.
56/21 Clerk’s report and Council Matters Arising/Materion yn codi o’r cofnodion ac adroddiad
The Clerks report was presented and approved.
34/21 NPT Leader Funding – Upper Neath Valley Project Development Cluster has now set up and the Terms of Reference and Memorandum of Understanding for the project have been drafted. In view of the time constraints in applying for the funding members will review these documents at the finance committee meeting and report back to the full council.
46/21 Ty Banc container – To clarify the situation of the allowing the container on park land,
Ms Yunyun Herbert will be invited to attend one of the committee meetings in the next week.
57/21 Approve the annual return
The annual return had been circulated to members prior to the meeting and was accepted and approved.
To comply with Standing Orders members will examine the Council accounts on a 3 monthly basis.
58/21 Parks 5 year plan
Cllr Aylwin Jones has drawn up a 5year plan for the parks and environment, to ensure that improvements are made throughout the area with the involvement of the community.
The proposal that members of the parks committee and finance committee would partner up to take on the planned projects, was agreed in principle and will be worked out over the coming year. A copy of the plan would be put on the web site
59/21 NPT Community Renewal Fund
This fund has been launched by the UK Government and is a community wide fund to help finance projects in local areas. Neath Port Talbot Council will be co-ordinating the submission of applications and then shortlisting the projects to put forward to the UK Government. Any application must be in by 14th May 2021and we will be looking into hopefully applying for funding.
No correspondence received
61/21 Sub-Committee Reports
The minutes of the meeting held on 7th April were accepted as a true record. There were no matters arising.
A proposal to award a lifetime membership of the bowling green and a letter of thanks, to Mr Gareth Evans in recognition of giving up his time to volunteer to work in the bowling green and parks. Gareth contributes many days and hours as well as expertise to the work. All agreed
Resolved to award lifetime membership of the bowling green
The minutes of the meeting held on 8th April were accepted as a true record. There were no matters arising
62/21 Chairman’s Report.
Following the Annual meeting it was agreed to put the Chairman’s report on the web site
63/21 Councillors Reports
A proposal to send a letter of congratulations to Daniel Jervis on being chosen to represent Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympic Games. All members commended Daniel and a letter will be sent.
Concern was also expressed about the availability and new arrangements of the Doctors at The Vale of Neath practice. The suggestion that should there be no appointments left in the morning, the patient should automatically be placed on the afternoon shift. All agreed