Minutes of the meeting Parks and Environment and Hall Committee
8th September 2021
Present: Cllr’s Mr A. Jones (Chair), Mr N. Francis, Ms K. Kulik, Mr P. Thomas,
Mr K. Sims
Minutes: C. Payne – Clerk
Apologies: Mrs D. Stroud
Following receipt of several letters of complaint from residents at Vaughan Avenue, regarding the football activities in the recreation field, members of Resolven AFC, Mr Jonathan Williams, Mr Dean Thomas, and Mr John Llewelyn attended the meeting to discuss the ongoing problems.
Members of the Community Council advised that there must be co-operation between all parties in order to resolve the issues.
In the first instance the marking of the pitch will be put further back to make a larger gap between the street and the pitch, The nets will be sorted out and the 2 remaining nets will be put up alongside the existing nets to further limit the impact of the balls.
Regular meetings will take place between the Resolven AFC and the Community Council to monitor the progress being made.
The installation of Des’ bench will take place in due course. Hard standing to be laid.
New lagging required for the pavilion roof to bring up to current regulations.
A grant was sourced for this project but rejected. Further funding will be sourced
New lights required for the lamp posts on the green
Toilets in need of refurbishing. Application to Tai Tarian Community Fund to be completed.
New gate and fence panels to be installed shortly
broken paving slabs are being repaired and replaced
New flooring to be purchased for the foyer and changing rooms
Hedges to be cut, and ivy in the corner to be cut back
Strim around the parks
Paint gates and lines around the tennis courts
No issues raised
The ROSPA inspection is due to take place this month – ROSPA to be contacted for an update
The proposal to put a large rug in the middle of the hall to minimise damage was revisited. 3 quotes have been obtained
Areas around the hall to be cleared of brambles etc:
The issue of the notice boards in the hall and around the village was re-visited, and it was agreed to obtain prices
Proposals in order of priority for the next financial year
- Zip Wire – quotes to be obtained
- Cinder Track – quotes to be obtained
- Exercise Equipment
- Revamp the MUGA – removal of fencing to allow access
- Youth Hubs
- Notice boards