Community Council Meeting
17 January 2017
Darren Mayor, Phil Morgan.

Minutes of Nov 2016:
Read & accepted by Gwylim & Jennie.

Matters arising:

  • Clerk had contacted Russel George re super fast broadband:
    • Reply had been received BT were planning to fibre enable the area at the end of Dec and provide improved speeds Feb/ March 2017.
    • Access Broadband Cymru is available as an alternative route to securing a super fast broadband connection.
    • Letter will be posted on the notice board.
    • Danny Marsh has been provided with a key.


  1. Bills passed for payment to:
    • Llywela Lewis
    • John Hughes
    • External Auditors

  2. Zurich insurers have passed the playground as safe.

  3. Notification from Welshpool council.

  4. Report on public rights of way received.

  5. Day time activities for older people, communication received:
    • Decision taken on Dec 20 to allow centres to continue until March 2018 while alternatives are explored.

  6. Public Toilets:
    • Rates total exemption for 2017/2018.
    • Electricity bill £176.
    • Leakage in gents toilets:
      • Severn Trent representative called to report to Enid.
      • A claim for leakage allowance can be made when the bill is presented.
      • Richard Jones, Penybontfawr has sorted the leak and will replace the missing seat with a more substantial one.

  7. Notice from Powys County Council that grants to village halls will cease after March 2017:
    • Community Council to give £1000 to the Memorial Hall.
    • Penuel Chapel to receive £150 for upkeep of the grave yard.

  8. Llanfyllin cluster group meeting on Jan 31.

  9. Hall provisionally booked for election in May.

Any Other Business:

  • Filthy state of road by Tancoed forestry road entrance caused by rubbish from the forestry leaking on to council road.
  • Clerk to contact highways.