PORT EYNON COMMUNITY COUNCIL
DRAFT – UNCONFIRMED
Minutes of Monthly Council Meeting held on
Monday 17th January 2017 at the Village Hall, Port Eynon.
The meeting commenced at 7:30 pm.
Present: Cllr. G. Evans, Cllr. R. Fisher, Cllr. Mrs. S. Fisher, Cllr. G. Jones,
Apologies for Absence: Cllr. Mrs. Lynda Newland, Cllr Mrs. Ann Scott and Cllr A. Milligan
In attendance: Mr. B. Stubbings (clerk),
Chair person: Cllr. R. Fisher took the Chair.
Declarations of Interest: None
001/17 Minutes of Last Meeting (December 2016):
The minutes, as corrected, were proposed to be accepted as a true record by Cllr. G. Jones, the proposal was seconded by Cllr. Mrs. S. Fisher and agreed by all. The minutes were signed by the chairperson.
002/17. Matters Arising from previous Meeting:
Village Greens –pending receipt of quoatations.
War Memorial – pending source of suitable stone.
Llanddewi Corner – Clerk to follow up with City Council on grid placed over drainage channel.
Donations to Churches – Clerk to clarify reported changes to Finance Act which may prevent community Councils making donations to local churches.
Clerk advised that there had been no income or expenditure in the past month. The bank balances were presently as follows:
Current Account £9,460
Savings Account £5,255
Knelston Burial Ground Account £675
Clerk advised that he had received notification for renewal of Council’s insurance policy and quotation from existing insurers AON in the amount of £….. Cllr G Evans proposed to renew with AON and with no change to present policy. Seconded by Cllr G Jones and agreed by all.
The following funding commitments have been made and are carried forward:
Scurlage Green Improvements – £2,000
Port Eynon Village Green improvements – £2,000.
From Previous applications
2016/1384 St David’s Church, LLanddewi – Removal of deteriorated interior plaster and cement; and replacement with lime based plaster. Council unanimously agreed to support the proposal. Under consideration.
2016/3184 Frogmoor Cottages, Frogmoor – Removal of planning condition and extension for further five years. Council unanimously agreed they had no objections. Application granted on 13th December 2016.
New applications :
2016/3587 Foxwood, Overton Lane – conversion of outbuilding into two bedroom cottage. Council unanimously agreed to support the application. Proposed by Cllr Evans and seconded by Cllr S Fisher.
005/17 Highways & Footpaths.
Nothing to report.
Clerk advised on various items of correspondence as follows
Swansea Area Committee -notice of meeting (clerk to advise apologies)
C&CS Parks Dept – Advice re planting of flower beds at Scurlage Green (confirmed to proceed)
007/17 Knelston Burial Ground. Nothing to report.
008/17 Village Halls –
Port Eynon – Cllr Fisher advised that the VHMC had met with MP Byron Davies in January, but he received notification after the event.
Llandewi Hall – Meeting with Trustees to be arranged by Clerk.
009/17 Knelston Primary School – nothing to consider.
010/17 Newsletter – Cllr S Fisher advised that she would explore and alternative to Mr Tony Wright of AW Graphics.
011/17 Any Other Business:
Cllr. G Evans sought agreement to repeat the bramble clearance at the dune areas in Port Eynon. Agreed by all.
Date of Next Meeting: Monday 20th February 2017 at 7:30 pm in the Port Eynon Village Hall.
Meeting closed at 8:30 pm. Chairman
- J. Stubbings, (Clerk) R. Fisher