Llanboidy Community Council Minutes 01-2016

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Llanboidy Community Council Minutes 01-2016

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Minutes of Llanboidy Community Council Meeting Held on Wednesday 06th January 2016 at the Market Hall Llanboidy
Members Present:
Chairman – N Thomas
Councillors Present – J Gibbin MBE, R Williams, D Phillips, Cllr R Llewellyn, H Phillips, L Davies and D Dent.
Apologies – S Thomas, J Rees and R Davies
The minutes of the previous meeting were adopted as a true record; proposed by R Williams, seconded by H Phillips and agreed by all.
Declarations of Interest
D Dent declared an interest in the planning application W/33138 - Provision of rear extension at Glasnant, Llanboidy, Whitland SA34 0EH for Mr. C Dent.
D Philips declared an interest in two of the planning applications:
W/33138 - Provision of rear extension at Glasnant, Llanboidy, Whitland SA34 0EH for Mr. C Dent.
W/33092 – Full planning for the conversion of existing agricultural building to a dwelling for Mr. D Phillips at Cilhwerwydd, Llanboidy, Whitland, SA34 0LL.
D Phillips also declared an interest in the Penybont Cottages (point 2 matters arising).
Matters Arising
Traffic near the school
Cllr. Llewellyn reported that J Pearce has referred this matter to J McAvoy. J McAvoy and Cllr. Llewellyn will be doing an area visit next week. All that could be done regarding the parking has been but the councillors still felt that it was dangerous.

Empty Properties- Penybont Cottages
D Phillips declared and interest as his firm has begun work on these properties.

Over growing tress/hedges
J Pearce is happy with the response he has received from the letters that had been sent.

Glanrhyd
J Pearce and Cllr. Llewellyn noticed water gushing out through the hedge between Trwynygraig and the crossroads. J Pearce to deal with issue.

Rough road to Plas Y Bwci
This is still on the ongoing CCC works programme.

Swn Y Gan, Cefn Y Pant
This is now being dealt with by the Welsh Government.

Parsonage Hill
J Pearce agreed during visit that an improvement is required ASAP.

Horse/Children warning signs
Cllr. R Llewellyn to discuss with J McAvoy during their visit.

Extension of pipe at Trebleidded Junction
J Pearce reported the need for further ditching; spot ditching will be done on the affected areas.

Subsiding Hedge
J Pearce is monitoring situation.

Movement of drain cover on the left hand side of the road past Penrhallt, Llanboidy
J Pearce will organise for a jetter to clean the drain ASAP.

Castell Bach
It was reported that Suzanne Llewellyn will visit the site.

Development at Rhiw Las, Abbey Road
A Vaughan Harries has advised that a letter should be sent complaining about people living on the land; D Phillips to ask A Vaughan Harries to draft letter to be sent to the Welsh Inspectorate. Cllr R Llewellyn would report this back to the County Council.

Pavement between upper and lower village
J McAvoy reported that this is on the works list but is not a priority.

Signposts for footpath
No developments.

16 Sunken road by the bridge in lower Llanboidy
Cllr. R Llewellyn to take J McAvoy to see this issue on next visit.

17 Road past Ddol being unsuitable for long vehicles
Cllr. R Llewellyn to take J McAvoy to see this issue on next visit.

18 Height Sign on Pont Y Fenni Bridge
The sign has been ordered.

19 Sunken grid in road past Blaensarngoch
J Pearce reported that the drain will be raised.

20 Access around Market Hall Llanboidy
The clerk has sent an email asking for guidance.
21 6” step in the road by a water grate up from the top of Rhos Hill
J Pearce reported that the drain will be raised and reset.

22 Public Conveniences
N Thomas thanked all councillors involved with opening the conveniences during the festive period.
23 Pothole outside D Phillips Building Supplies
The pothole has been filled. Matter closed.
24 Unsuitable for motor Vehicles’ sign for Rhiw Serth
Cllr. R Llewellyn will take J McAvoy to see the issue during their next visit.

25 Overgrowing trees at Glan Gronw, Llanboidy
This property will be added to the hedge cutting list and Cllr. R Llewellyn to report to J Pearce.
26 Rain water running off the road and down the lane causing the lane surface to wash away at Cilhengroes
J Pearce reported that the landowner had created the issue. J Pearce is happy to work with the landowner to sort out the drainage. Cllr. R Llewellyn had reported this to John Evans.
Correspondence
NHS – Invitation to attend a transformation of mental health Services Engagement Event.
Cancer Information and Support Services – Thanks for £100 grant awarded.
SWALEC – Direct debit notification (£26.78)
Carmarthenshire County Council – Remittance Advice for £4681.07 (Precept)
Carmarthenshire County Council – Play Sufficiency Assessment 2016 (Completed and returned previously)
Welsh Government – Road Safety Review across trunk roads in Wales.
ESP Environmental Ltd – Information letter.
Carmarthenshire YFC – Thanks for £200 grant awarded.
Letter received from P Waters, Llwyncroi. Cllr. R Llewellyn to pass this letter onto the legal department.
Planning
W/33138 - Provision of rear extension at Glasnant, Llanboidy, Whitland SA34 0EH for Mr. C Dent. D Dent and D Phillips declared an interest and left the room whilst this was discussed.
W/33092 – Full planning for the conversion of existing agricultural building to a dwelling for Mr. D Phillips at Cilhwerwydd, Llanboidy, Whitland, SA34 0LL. D Phillips declared an interest and left the room whilst this was discussed.
W/33094 – Construction of first floor extension over existing ground floor extension and addition of porch for Miss Sharon Pickup, East gate House, Llanboidy, Whitland SA34 0EJ.
No issues, queries or comments made.

Accounts for Payments.
Mrs E M Williams – Caretaker’s salary (October - December 2015). £712.00 (£250: weekend cleaning and £462 (66 days @ £7/day) for weekday cleaning). Cheque no. 000745. Proposed by D Phillips, seconded by R Williams and agreed by all.
Miss K Richards – Clerk’s salary (October – December 2015). £300; cheque no. 000746. Proposed by D Phillips, seconded by R Williams and agreed by all.
HMRC – Tax on clerk’s salary. £75.00; cheque no. 000747. Proposed by D Phillips, seconded by R Williams and agreed by all.
DP Building Supplies – Christmas Light Bulbs for Festive Lighting. £216.06, cheque no.000748. Proposed by R Williams, seconded by L Davies and agreed by all.
Any Other Business
The precept for 2016/17 was agreed at £16354.87 (see separate sheet for breakdown). The contingency was raised by £2000 as the public conveniences would need painting and the council would also look to replace lighting for automatic lights in order to reduce costs. This was proposed by L Davies, seconded by D Phillips and agreed by all.
Pothole in the road 100yds up from Crosslands towards Blaendyflin.
The road from Cefnypant towards Tower is very dirty.
The road between the two entrances of Clyngwynne Mansion is very dirty.
There is a pothole in the road by Llwyngwydd.
The drains on the road going up out of Llanboidy are blocked with leaves.
There is a lot of rubbish that has been washed down on the road at Farmers.
A question was raised in regards to where the alarm goes off when the disabled pull cord in the public conveniences is pulled and who was responsible for its testing. Cllr Llewellyn would make enquires regarding these issues.

LLANBOIDY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
I HEREBY GIVE YOU NOTICE that an ordinary meeting of the Community Council will be held on Wednesday 3rd February 2016 at the Llanboidy Market Hall, Llanboidy at 8.00pm.
Agenda
Confirm Minutes
Declarations of Interest
Matters Arising
Correspondence
Planning

Application Number: W/33240
Application Type Full: Planning
Proposed Development: PROPOSED RAISING OF ROOF AND REMOVAL OF TWO CHIMNEYS ON REAR ELEVATION
Location: PENYBONT, MILLBROOK, LLANBOIDY, WHITLAND, SA34 0EH
Applicant(s): MR CYRIL DAVIES

Application Number: W/33241
Application Type: Conservation Area Consent
Proposed Development: PROPOSED RAISING OF ROOF AND REMOVAL OF TWO CHIMNEYS ON REAR ELEVATION
Location: PENYBONT, MILLBROOK, LLANBOIDY, WHITLAND, SA34 0EH
Applicant(s): MR CYRIL DAVIES

Accounts for Payment

Hayston Developments and Planning Ltd: Invoice for letter sent to planning enforcement officer. £126.00

Any Other Business