Community Council Meeting
19 December 2017
G Tibbott.

Chair Isllwyn Davies welcomed everyone.

Minutes of November read and accepted.

  • Matters arising:
    • Reply received from Mary McKenzie agreeing to keep the chickens away from Pennant car park.

  • Meeting with police re speeding:
    • Regulations over speed watch would put the monitoring point after the New Inn which it was felt would not be appropriate.
    • Awaiting outcome of police consultation.
    • Moratorium on speed regulations to be lifted but there is a huge backlog of applications.

  • Planning for Henstent Caravan Park:
    • Application for office building:
      • No objections raised.

  • Public toilets electricity bill:
    • Currently in credit to £224.

  • British Iron Works:
    • Questionnaire sent to all community/ town councils in the area.

  • Fee for May election:
    • Llangynog given a bill.
    • £299 for adminIstration of the election which will be deducted from last payment of 2017/18 precept.

  • Plans for Powys schools:
    • Draft policy available to view on Powys website.
    • Comments to be received by end of January.
    • Bryn Davies will circulate policy with comments for the Council to consider.

  • Bill for room hire:
    • £44 (11 meetings) for 2016.

  • Playground bench:
    • Extended legs cost £30.

  • Broadband:

  • Code of conduct:
    • Llangynog has not yet adopted the amended code of 2008.
    • Councillors will need to look at this before agreeing to adoption.
    • It is available to view on line.

  • Disabled toilet is out of order:
    • Plumber is sorting a new toilet.

  • Precept:
    • After considerable discussion of the budget and in view of Powys cutting grants to the council it was decided to review donations and ask for a rise in the precept to £7K.
    • This will equate to approximately £3.50 per household for 2018/19.