Parish Council Minutes and Agenda

MINUTES OF BETTWS Y CRWYN

PARISH council MEETING HELD

AT BETTWS Y CRWYN PARISH HALL

ON tuesday 14th March 2017  at 7.30pm

 

PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Trevor Wheeler
Cllr. Sheila Davies  
Cllr. Martin Britnell  
Cllr. Rodger Hughes  
Cllr. Keith Richards  
Cllr. Muriel Botwood Nigel Hartin

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon (clerk)  
   

There were no members of the public present

 

  Agenda Item  
014-17 1 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their attendance.
     
015-17 2 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
     
016-17 3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    There were no declarations of interest
     
017-17 4 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
     
018-17 5 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed that the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 10th Janaury 2017 was a true and accurate record of what transpired.
     
019-17 6 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
     
020-17 7 CLERK’S REPORT
    The Clerk’s report having been circulated was noted.
     
021-17 8 PLANNING
    Planning

17/00527/FUL

Application for Erection of an extension to dwelling and change of use of existing dwelling to a studio; removal of trees at Walk Mill Rhyd Y Cwm Knighton Shropshire LD7 1YT

 

This application was discussed and felt that it was beneficial.

RESOLVED

That the Parish Council supports the application.

     
022-17 9 HIGHWAYS
    It was reported that there were a number of potholes. It was reported that Cllr. Richards would tour the area and point out to Highways defects that need attention.
     
023-17 10 FINANCE
    a.     To note bank account balances

Current Account                                           £  606.63

Deposit Account                                           £2180.61

Total                                                             £2787.24

 

b.    To agree to re-appoint Keith Pointon as the Internal Auditor for 2016-2017

RESOLVED

c.     That Keith Pointon be re-appointed as the Internal Auditor for 2016-2017

d.    To agree payment of outstanding Invoices

                            1.       HMR&C £161.65p (S1-7 PGC)

                            2.       Clerk’s expenses £102.83p (S1-7 PGC)

 

The clerk was instructed to pay the above invoices

     
024-17 11 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The Parish Plan was now ready for printing copies were circulated.
     
025-17 12 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    The clerk reported that had made contact with Shropshire housing. They stated that it would not be cost effective to repair the two empty properties.
     
026-17 13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
     
     
     Tuesday 23rd  May 2017
     
    The meeting was closed at 8.45pm
   

 

MINUTES OF BETTWS Y CRWYN

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD

AT BETTWS Y CRWYN PARISH HALL

on Tuesday 10th January at 7.30pm

 

PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Martin Britnell
Cllr. Sheila Davies Cllr. Keith Richards
Cllr. Muriel Botwood
Cllr. Trevor Wheeler
Cllr. Rodger Hughes Nigel Hartin

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon (clerk)

There were no members of the public present

 

  Agenda Item  
001-17 1 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their attendance.
002-17 2 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
 
003-17 3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    There were no declarations of interest
     
004-17 4 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
     
005-17 5 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed that the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 15th November 2016 was a true and accurate record of what transpired.
     
006-17 6 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
     
007-17 7 CLERK’S REPORT
    The Clerk’s report having been circulated was noted.
     
008-17 8 PLANNING
    Planning

There was nothing to report under this heading

     
009-17 9 HIGHWAYS
    It was reported that there were a number of potholes. The clerk reported that he had been in touch with Ian Martin Shropshire Highways and he suggested that two members act a liaison with the Highways Dept.

Cllr. Wheeler and Cllr. Richards were appointed.

     
010-17 10 FINANCE
    a.     To note bank account balances

Current Account                                          £1076.63

Deposit Account                                          £2180.40

Total                                                            £3257.03

 

b.    To agree payment of outstanding Invoices

                            1.       HMR&C £161.65p (S1-7 PGC)

                            2.       Clerk’s expenses £65.86p (S1-7 PGC)

 

The clerk was instructed to pay the above invoices

     
011-17 11 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The Parish Plan was now ready for printing copies were circulated. The chair asked for any comments typos by the end of February
     
012-17 12 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    There was nothing to report under this heading.
     
013-17 13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
   
   
    14th March 2017
   
    The meeting was closed at 8.45pm
   

 

 

058-16 13 DATE OF COMING MEETINGS
    8th November 2016
    10th January 2017
    14th March 2016
   
   

 

 

MINUTES OF BETTWS Y CRWYN

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD

AT BETTWS Y CRWYN PARISH HALL

ON Tuesday 13th September 2016 at 7.30pm

 

PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Trevor Wheeler
Cllr. Keith Richards Cllr. Rodger Hughes
Cllr. Sheila Davies
Cllr. Muriel Botwood
Cllr. Martin Britnell Nigel Hartin

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon (clerk)

There were no members of the public present

 

  Agenda Item  
046-16 1 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their attendance.
     
047-16 2 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
     
048-16 3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    There were no declarations of interest
     
049-16 4 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
     
050-16 5 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed that the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 24th March 2016 was a true and accurate record of what transpired.
     
051-16 6 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
     
052-16 7 CLERK’S REPORT
    The Clerk’s report having been circulated was noted.
     
053-16 8 PLANNING
    Planning

19.50hrs Cllr. Richards left the room

16/03519/VAR

Application for the removal of Condition No. 3 attached to planning permission SS/1973/4931/R dated 6 February 1974 for the erection of an agricultural worker’s bungalow and formation of vehicular access to remove the agricultural tie at The Rookery Bungalow Llanmadoc Knighton Shropshire LD7 1YU

RESOLVED

The Council supported this application.

19.50hrs Cllr. Richards returned to the room

     
054-16 9 HIGHWAYS
    There was a request that a passing place be constructed near Ladywell Cottage.
     
055-16 10 FINANCE
    a.     To note bank account balances

Current Account                                           £2323.63

Deposit Account                                           £2180.14

Total                                                             £4503.77

b.    To receive the External Auditor’s report.

RESOLVED

To accept the External Auditor’s report

 

c.     To agree the clerk’s national pay rise 1% 2016-2017 & 2017-2018

RESOLVED

The Council agreed to the clerk’s pay rise of 1% for the years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018

 

d.    To ratify the financial decisions made in July

1.    HMR&C £161.65p (S1-7 PGC)

2.    Clerk’s expenses £81.86p (S1-7 PGC)

RESOLVED

The Council agreed to ratify the financial decisions made when not quorate in July.

 

e.     To agree payment of outstanding Invoices

                            1.       HMR&C £161.65p (S1-7 PGC)

                            2.       Clerk’s expenses £142.86p (S1-7 PGC)

                            3.       Mazars (External Auditor £30.00p (S1 – PGC)

The clerk was instructed to pay the above invoices

     
056-16 11 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The Parish Plan was now ready for printing the chair reported that she would arrange a meeting for early November
     
057-16 12 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    There was nothing to report under this heading.
     

MINUTES OF BETTWS Y CRWYN

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD

AT BETTWS Y CRWYN PARISH HALL

ON TUESDAY 12TH JANUARY 2016 at 7.30pm

Website: www. https://bettws.wordpress.com

Email: clerkrippon@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Martin Britnell
Cllr. Sheila Davies
Cllr. Keith Richards
Cllr. Trevor Wheeler
Cllr. Rodger Hughes
Cllr. Muriel Botwood Nigel Hartin

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon (clerk)
  Agenda Item  
001-16 1 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their attendance.
     
002-16 2 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
     
003-16 3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    No declarations were made
     
004-16 4 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
     
005-16 5 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed; following an amendment that the minutes of the meetings held on Tuesday 24th November 2015 were a true and accurate record of what transpired.
     
006-16 6 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
     
007-16 7 PLANNING
    The correspondence in relation to the Garreg Lwyd Hill Wind Farm was noted.
     
008-16 8 HIGHWAYS
     It was reported that there were numerous pot holes:

Mount Flirt and Cauldy Bank

Also there was a collapsed culvert opposite Mount Flirt

     
009-16 9 FINANCE
    a.     To receive the accounts update

The accounts were noted

b.    To re appoint the Internal Auditor

It was agreed to re appoint Mr. Keith Pointon

c.     invoices for settlement

1.  HRM&C £80.00p (S1-7 PGC)

2.  Clerk’s expenses £92.86p (S1-7 PGC)

3.  South Shropshire Grant fund £100.00p

     
010-16 10 PROVISION OF BROADBAND
    The chair updated the meeting in respect of the current position with broad band.
     
011-16 11 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The Chair reported that the results had been received and she had now analysed the results and a meeting had been arranged for Tuesday 26th Janaury 2016
   
012-16 12 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    There was nothing under this heading
     
013-16 13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
    8th  March 2016  Changed to 24th March
   

MINUTES OF BETTWS Y CRWYN

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD

AT BETTWS Y CRWYN PARISH HALL

ON Tuesday 6th October 2015 at 7.30pm

 

PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Rodger Hughes
Cllr. Sheila Davies Cllr. Keith Richards
Cllr. Muriel Botwood Cllr. Trevor Wheeler
Cllr. Martin Britnell
Nigel Hartin

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon (clerk)

There was one member of the public present

  Agenda Item  
059-14 1 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their attendance.
     
060-14 2 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
     
061-14 3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    There were no declarations of interest
     
062-14 4 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
     
063-14 5 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed that the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 6th October 2015 was a true and accurate record of what transpired.
     
064-14 6 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
     
065-14 7 CLERK’S REPORT
    The Clerk’s report having been circulated was noted.
     
066-14 8 PLANNING
    There was nothing to report under this heading. However the clerk reported on the favourable meeting with Newcastle Council and the Portfolio Holder for planning. At this meeting it was highlighted the issues within the planning department with the lack of staff
     
067-14 9 HIGHWAYS
    There were reported that the grid sticking up had not been resolved.
     
068-14 10 FINANCE
    a.     To receive the accounts update

The accounts were noted

Current account                                £3430.85

Deposit account                               £2178.72

Total                                                   £5609.57

b.     Invoices for settlement

  1. Clerk’s expenses £65.86p (S1-7 Localism Act 2011)
  2. Village Hall £150.00p (S1-7 Localism Act 2011)

The clerk was instructed to pay the above invoices

     
069-14 11 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The clerk brought it to the attention that he had applied for and had been successful in obtain a grant of £1000 to assist with the evaluation of responses and printing of the Parish Plan. A meeting is to be arranged for Tuesday New Year
     
070-14 12 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    It was requested that we send a letter of support for the Clun Valley Fair Trade

That was requested that broad band be included on the next agenda

     
071-14 13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
    3rd November 2015*

12th January 2016

     
    The meeting was closed at 8.30pm
  • Please note changed date of meeting to Nov 24th

MINUTES OF BETTWS Y CRWYN

PARISH council MEETING HELD

AT BETTWS Y CRWYN PARISH HALL

ON tuesday 14th july 2015 at 7.30pm 

PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Rodger Hughes
Cllr. Trevor Wheeler Cllr. Keith Richards
Cllr. Muriel Botwood Cllr. Sheila Davies
Cllr. Martin Britnell
Nigel Hartin

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon (clerk)

There was one member of the public present

  Agenda Item  
046-14 1 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their attendance.
047-14 2 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
048-14 3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    There were no declarations of interest
049-14 4 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
050-14 5 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed that the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 12th May 2015 was a true and accurate record of what transpired.
051-14 6 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
052-14 7 CLERK’S REPORT
    The Clerk’s report having been circulated was noted.
053-14 8 PLANNING
    There was nothing to report under this heading. However the clerk was instructed to arrange a meeting with Newcastle Council and the Portfolio Holder for planning to discuss the issues surrounding planning i.e. structure and length of time that applications are taking to be decided.
054-14 9 HIGHWAYS
    There were reported that the grid sticking up had not been resolved.
055-14 10 FINANCE
    a.     To receive the accounts update

The accounts were noted

Current account                                £4046.86

Deposit account                               £2178.33

Total                                                   £6225.19

b.     Invoices for settlement

  1. HMR&C £160.00p (S1-7 Localism Act 2011)
  2. Clerk’s expenses £65.86p (S1-7 Localism Act 2011)
  3. SPARC £150.00p (S1-7 Localism Act 2011)

The clerk was instructed to pay the above invoices

056-14 11 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The clerk brought it to the attention that he had applied for and had been successful in obtain a grant of £1000 to assist with the evaluation of responses and printing of the Parish Plan. A meeting is to be arranged for Tuesday 18th August at 7.30pm
057-14 12 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    That was requested that broad band be included on the next agenda
058-14 13 DATES OF NEXT MEETINGS (provisional)
    8th September 2015

3rd November 2015

12th January 2016

    The meeting was closed at 8.30pm

MINUTES OF BETTWS Y CRWYN

ANNUAL PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD

AT BETTWS Y CRWYN PARISH HALL

ON Tuesday 12th May 2015 at 8.00pm

 

PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Rodger Hughes
Cllr. Keith Richards Cllr. Trevor Wheeler
Cllr. Sheila Davies
Cllr. Muriel Botwood
Cllr. Martin Britnell

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon (clerk) Nigel Hartin

There was one member of the public present

  Agenda Item  
027-14 1 ELECTION OF CHAIR
    Cllr. Valerie Whately was elected as Chair for the ensuing year.
     
028-14 2 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their attendance.
     
029-14 3 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
     
030-14 4 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    There were no declarations of interest
     
031-14 5 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
     
032-14 6 ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR
    Cllr. Trevor Wheeler was elected as Vice Chair for the ensuing year
     
033-14 7 ELECTION OF MEMBERS TO OUTSIDE BODIES
    This was discussed and it was agreed that the following be elected as representatives

Snow Warden Parish Plan NJC Parish Hall
Cllr. Hughes Cllr. Whately Cllr. Whately Cllr. Whately
Cllr. Botwood Cllr. Botwood Cllr. Davies (dep) Cllr. Botwood
  Cllr. Davies    
     
034-14 8 AGREE TO ADHERE TO CODE OF CONDUCT
    This was discussed

RESOLVED

To abide by the Code of Conduct as adopted by Shropshire Council

     
035-14 9 REVIEW OF STANDING ORDERS AND FINANCIAL REGULATIONS
    This was discussed and it was agreed that they were in order
     
036-14 10 REVIEW OF CHEQUE SIGNATORIES
    Cllr. Whately, Cllr.   Richards and Cllr. Wheeler
     
037-14 11 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed that the minutes of the meetings held on Tuesday 3rd March 2015 and planning meeting of the 9th April 2015 were a true and accurate record of what transpired.
     
038-14 12 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
     
039-14 13 CLERK’S REPORT
    The Clerk’s report having been circulated was noted.
     
040-14 14 PLANNING
    There was nothing to report under this heading.
     
041-14 15 HIGHWAYS
    There were reported that there was a grid sticking up (Cllr. Hartin was present and took full details)
     
042-14 16 FINANCE
    a.     To receive the accounts update

The accounts were noted

b.     To agree the annual return and governance report

RESOLVED

The Council agreed the governance report and the chair signed the Annual Return

c.     To pay the clerk at SCP 23

RESOLVED

The Council agreed to pay the clerk at SCP 23

d.     To note the internal Auditors report

There were no issues reported in the internal auditors report

RESOLVED

To accept the internal auditors report

e.     To agree that Bettws Parish Council meets the criteria to exercise the General Power of Competence.

The clerk reported that Bettws Parish Council meets the criteria to exercise the General Power of Competence. This was discussed.

RESOLVED

That Bettws Parish Council as it now meets the criteria will exercise the General Power of Competence

 

f.      Invoices for settlement

  1. HMR&C £160.00p (S111 &112 LGA 1972
  2. SALC £143.35p (S143 LGA 1972
  3. Clerk’s expenses £170.49p (S111 &112 LGA 1972
  4. Insurance £159.00p (S111 LGA 1972
  5. Keith Pointon £42.00p

The clerk was instructed to pay the above invoices

     
043-14 17 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The Parish Plan had been launched and were now awaiting all the replies
     
044-14 18 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    That was requested that broad band be included on the next agenda
     
045-14 19 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
    14th July 2015

8th September 2015

3rd November 2015

12th January 2016

     
     
   
     
    The meeting was closed at 8.30pm
     
    Chair………………………………………………
PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Rodger Hughes
Cllr. Martin Britnell Cllr. Sheila Davies
Cllr. Keith Richards
Cllr. Trevor Wheeler
Cllr. Muriel Botwood Nigel
ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon
  Agenda Item  
001-15 1 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their
001-15 2 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
001-15 3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    No declarations were made
001-15 4 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
001-15 5 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed; following an amendment that the minutes of the meetings held on Tuesday 4th November 2014 were a true and accurate record of what transpired.
001-15 6 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
001-15 7 PLANNING
    14/05013/FULApplication for the erection of an agricultural storage building at Fos –Y – Rhys, Anchor, Duffryn, Shropshire

ROSLOVED

This application was discussed and it was agreed to support the application.

001-15 8 HIGHWAYS
    It was reported that there was numerous pot holes:Mount Flirt and Cauldy Bank

Also there was a collapsed drain in the gateway between Brynmawr and Brook house.

These an other matters were to be brought up at the next NJC meeting also they wll be reported to Cllr. Hartin.

001-15 9 FINANCE
    a.     To receive the accounts updateThe accounts were noted

b.    To re appoint the Internal Auditor

It was agreed to re appoint Mr. Keith Pointon

c.     To agree the National pay award (1%)

It was agreed to award the national pay award

d.    invoices for settlement

1.   HRM&C £160.00p (S1-7 PGC)

2.   Clerk’s expenses £107.87p (S1-7 PGC)

001-15 10 PROVISION OF BROADBAND
    The chair updated the meeting in respect of the current position with broad band.
001-15 11 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The Chair reported that the results had been received and she was now in a process of analysing the results and would report back in due course
001-15 12 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    There was nothing under this heading
001-15 13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
3rd March 2015
The meeting was closed at 8.30pm

MINUTES OF BETTWS Y CRWYN

 PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD

AT BETTWS Y CRWYN PARISH HALL

ON tuesday 8th July 2014 at 7.30pm

Website: www. https://bettws.wordpress.com

Email: clerkrippon@yahoo.co.uk 

PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Rodger Hughes
Cllr. Keith Richards
Cllr. Sheila Davies
Cllr. Trevor Wheeler
Cllr. Martin Britnell
Cllr. Muriel Botwood Nigel Hartin

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon (clerk)
  Agenda Item  
048-14 1 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their attendance.
     
049-14 2 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
     
050-14 3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    Cllr. Whately declared an interest in a planning matter in relation to wind turbines (close personal association with an applicant)
     
051-14 4 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
     
052-14 5 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed; following an amendment that the minutes of the meetings held on Tuesday 2tth May 2014 were a true and accurate record of what transpired.
     
053-14 6 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
     
054-14 7 PLANNING
    P2014 0637Application for the erection of 1 20KWwind turbine with a blade tip height of 27.13m and hub height of 20.58 m at land near Dolfor B4355 Newtown Powys

This application was discussed, whilst it was appreciated that the location for this development was not within the Bettws Y Crwyn Parish it was highlighted that Bettws Y Crwyn Parish was in an AONB (area of outstanding natural beauty) and as such this development would have a visual impact on the area also it was located in an ancient heritage site.

RESOLVED

The Bettws Y Crwyn Parish Council objected to this application as Bettws Y Crwyn Parish was in an AONB (area of outstanding natural beauty) and as such this development would have a visual impact on the area also it was located in an ancient heritage site

   
055-14 8 HIGHWAYS
    It was reported that there was numerous pot holes on the vicarage road.
     
056-14 9 FINANCE
   
  1. To receive the accounts update

The accounts were noted

  1. To discuss a chairs allowance.

This was discussed

RESOLVED

That the chair allowance be increased to £250.00p this amount to include monies to enhance the website.

  1. invoices for settlement
  2. HRM&C £156.40p (S1-7 PGC)
  3. Clerk’s expenses £65.86p (S1-7 PGC)
     
057-14 10 PROVISION OF BROADBAND
    The chair updated the meeting in respect of the current position with broad band.
     
058-14 11 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The results had been taken to Mark Roberts of enterprise house for analysis when that had been undertaken the plan would be written for consultation.
     
059-14 12 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    That was requested that two items for the next agenda be

  1. Discuss the reduction of meetings held.
  2. Discuss a policy for wind turbines.
     
060-14 13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
    2nd September 2014
     
    The meeting was closed at 8.30pm
     
    Chair………………………………………………

Tuesday 2nd September 2014 at 7.30pm at The Parish Hall, Bettws Y Crwyn

Planning applications (if any) will be on view from 7.00pm

Posted Tuesday 26th August 2014

AGENDA

Prior to the meeting starting there will be a ten minute period for public participation.

1.
Opening and welcome
2.
Attendance / apologies
3.
Declarations of interest
4.
Minutes of the meetings Tuesday 8th July 2014
5.
Information from the minutes
6.
To discuss and decide on the appropriate number of meetings to be held per council year.(paper included)
7.
Planning
1. To discuss a policy for single wind turbines.(paper included)
8.
Highways
9.
Finance
a. To note bank account balances
b. To review and agree new Financial Regulations
c. To receive the external Auditors report
d. invoices for settlement
1. HRM&C £156.40p (S1-7 PGC)
2. Shropshire Council £300.00p (election) (S1-7 PGC)
3. Clerk’s expenses £197.64p (S1-7 PGC)
10.
To review and agree new Standing Orders
11.
Update on Parish Plan
12.
Update on broadband
13.
Information from members
14.
Dates for next meetings>

AGENDA – Sept 2nd

 

Prior to the meeting starting there will be a ten minute period for public participation.

 

Opening and welcome
Attendance / apologies
Declarations of interest
Minutes of the meetings Tuesday 8th July 2014
Information from the minutes
To discuss and decide on the appropriate number of meetings to be held per council year.(paper included)
Planning
  1. To discuss a policy for single wind turbines.(paper included)

Highways Finance

  1. To note bank account balances
  2. To review and agree new Financial Regulations
  3. To receive the external Auditors report
  4. invoices for settlement
  1. HRM&C £156.40p (S1-7 PGC)
  2. Shropshire Council £300.00p (election) (S1-7 PGC)
  3. Clerk’s expenses £197.64p (S1-7 PGC)

To review and agree new Standing Orders Update on Parish Plan Update on broadband Information from members Dates for next meetings

MINUTES OF BETTWS Y CRWYN

ANNUAL  PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD

AT BETTWS Y CRWYN PARISH HALL ON

Tuesday 27th May 2014 at 8.00pm

 

PRESENT APOLOGIES
Cllr. Valerie Whately (chair) Cllr. Martin Britnell
Cllr. Keith Richards
Cllr. Sheila Davies
Cllr. Rodger Hughes
Cllr. Trevor Wheeler
  1. Muriel Botwood
Nigel Hartin

 

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE
Gwilym Rippon (clerk)
  Agenda Item  
028-14 1 ELECTION OF CHAIR
    20.01 hrs Cllr. Whately left the roomFollowing discussion Cllr. Whately was elected Chair for the ensuing year20.02 hrs Cllr. Whately returned to the room
     
029-14 2 OPENING AND WELCOME
    Cllr. Whately opened the meeting and thanked all for their attendance.
     
030-14 3 ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES
    See list above
     
031-14 4 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
    Cllr. Whately declared an interest in a planning matter in relation to wind turbines (close personal association with an applicant)
     
032-14 5 TO CONSIDER ANY WRITTEN DISPENSATIONS RECEIVED
    The clerk reported that he had not received any requests for dispensations
     
033-14 6 ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR
    Following discussion Cllr. Trevor Wheeler was elected Vice Chair for the ensuing year
     
034-14 7 ELECTION OF MEMBERS TO OUTSIDE BODIES
    This was discussed and it was agreed that the following be elected as representatives

Snow Warden Parish Plan NJC Parish Hall
Cllr. Hughes Cllr. Whately Cllr. Whately Cllr. Whately
Cllr. Botwood Cllr. Botwood Cllr. Davies (dep) Cllr. Botwood
  Cllr. Davies    
     
035-14 8 AGREE TO ADHERE TO CODE OF CONDUCT
    This was discussedRESOLVEDTo abide by the Code of Conduct as adopted by Shropshire Council
     
036-14 9 REVIEW OF STANDING ORDERS AND FINANCIAL REGULATIONS
    This was discussed and it was agreed that they were in order
     
037-14 10 REVIEW OF CHEQUE SIGNATORIES
    Cllr. Whately, Cllr.   Richards and Cllr. Wheeler
     
038-14 11 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE MEETING (previously circulated)
    It was agreed that the minutes of the meetings held on Tuesday 25th February 2014 were a true and accurate record of what transpired.
     
039-14 12 INFORMATION FROM THE MINUTES
    The clerk reported that there was nothing to report under this heading
     
040-14 13 CLERK’S REPORT
    The Clerk’s report having been circulated was noted.
   
041-14 14 PLANNING
    There was nothing to report under this heading.However it was reported that the Parish was not being informed of planning applications on the border but in the County of Powys
     
042-14 15 PROVISION OF BROADBAND
    The chair read out a report that had been received in relation to the provision of Broadband in the Clun valley. This would be an ongoing matter for each meeting.
     
043-14 16 HIGHWAYS
    There were reported flooding at Dylfryn were there was need for drainage the clerk was to requested to report this.
     
044-14 17 FINANCE
   
  1. To receive the accounts update

The accounts were noted

  1. To agree the annual return and governance report

RESOLVED

The Council agreed the governance report and the chair signed the Annual Return

  1. To pay the clerk at SCP 23

RESOLVED

The Council agreed to pay the clerk at SCP 23

  1. To note the internal Auditors report

There were no issues reported in the internal auditors report

RESOLVED

To accept the internal auditors report

  1. To agree that Bettws Parish Council meets the criteria to exercise the General Power of Competence. This was discussed

The clerk reported that Bettws Parish Council meets the criteria to exercise the General Power of Competence. This was discussed.

RESOLVED

That Bettws Parish Council as it now meets the criteria will exercise the General Power of Competence

 

  1. Invoices for settlement
  2. HRM&C £156.40p (S1-7 PGC)
  3. SALC£136.97.00p (Training) (S1-7 PGC)
  4. Clerk’s expenses £156.40p (S1-7 PGC)
  5. Insurance £159.00p (S1-7 PGC)
  6. K. Pointon £42.00p (internal audit) (S1-7 PGC)

The clerk was instructed to pay the above invoices

     
045-14 18 UPDATE ON PARISH PLAN
    The Parish Plan had been launched and were now awaiting all the replies
     
046-14 19 INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS
    That was requested that broad band be included on the next agenda
     
047-14 20 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
    8th July 2014
     
    The meeting was closed at 8.30pm
     
    Chair………………………………………………
     

 

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