August 2018

JANE KELLEY
Clerk

13th August 2018 3 PARKLANDS
MATHERN
CHEPSTOW
MONMOUTHSHIRE
NP16 6JL
Telephone 01291 621031

I hereby give notice that the next meeting of the Community Council
will be held in Mathern Village Hall on Monday 20th August at 7 pm.
The business to be transacted is as set out in the agenda below.
Members of the public are invited to address the council between
7 pm and 7.15 pm.

Mrs Jane Kelley
Clerk to the Council

AGENDA 20th August 2018
31/18 PROCEDURAL ITEMS
(i) Public Comment
(ii) To receive monthly police report
. (iii) Apologies
(v) Declarations of Personal or Pecuniary interest
(vi) Minutes of previous meeting

32/18 COUNTY COUNCILLORS’ REPORT

33/18 PROGRESS REPORT ON ACTIONS FROM LAST MEETING
Responses to queries raised at previous meetings
i) Ancient slipway and ownership of St Tewdric’s Well.
ii) Maintenance – Mounton Village
iii) Sewage pollution – Mounton Brook.
iv) Restoration of War memorial
v) Unauthorised road signage – Pwllmeyric
vi) Wasteland at Corner of Barn Lane
vii) Telephone Box use
viii) Trees – Bishop Mead – Mathern
ix) Defibrillator Registration.
x) Quotes: Noticeboard Mathern Bus shelter – Bench.
xi) Dangerous verges- Buftons to Baileys Hay
xii) Road markings – Badgers Meadow
xiii) Village Plan

(Items highlighted in 3 year plan – Restoration War Memorial Mathern –
Ancient slipway Mathern – ownership of St Tewdrics Well for future restoration work.)

34/18 HIGHWAYS

35/18 COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS/CLERKS REPORT
a O V W.
b Risk Assessments – Mathern
d. GAVO Best Kept village Competition.
e. Defibrillator – Monthly Checking. Advertising location. (Next training session – September 27th, Mathern Village Hall)
f. Possible funding from MCC for digital infrastructure
g. Revised LDP – potential candidate site applications now requested.
h. Reply from MCC Planning re. events for 300+ people at Mounton Brook Lodge.
i. Representative for OVW – quarterly meetings.

36/18PLANNING APPLICATIONS –
a. New applications
DM/2018/01013 – Demolish concrete garages Baileys Hay and
replace with new concrete sectional garages.
DM/2018/01068 – Replacement of the front door to the dwelling from
timber framed to metal frame. The replacement of a section of masonry
to the upper level of one of the original large threshing door openings
with timber framed glazing which would be an extension of the existing
ground floor timber framed glazing – West Tithe Barn, Moynes Court
b. Decisions and Appeals
c. Enforcement –
Update – Border Waste

37/18 FINANCIAL MATTERS: Payments/Receipt for August

Cheque Number Details Amount
101833 Andrea Fry (internal Audit) 360.00
101834 P Blatchly – War Memorial 3489.30
101835 Cancelled
101836 Merlin Waste 37.50
101837 Internet and Phone 38.99

D D Pension For July £655.37
Online Payment Salary for July £180.78
Paye – NI £124.65

Internet Payment £13.20 Stock it Ltd. License

Monthly Bank Reconciliation authorisation

Internal Audit review report attached –

External audit submitted to BDO

Independent remuneration Panel – Statutory requirements (by 30th Sept. 2018)

38/18 CORRESPONDENCE AND FORTHCOMING MEETINGS

MCC – Sections 106 agreements – Town and Community Councils in Monmo9uthshire to
Compile registers of existing and potential community projects and aspirations in
their localities.

MCC – Update on MonLife – MCC have approved the setting up of a new company to deliver
Tourism, Leisure, Culture and Youth Services.

Monmouthshire revised Local Development Plan 2018-2033
Invitation to submit candidate sites (stage 1 initial call for candidate sites)
http://www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/planning-policy/candidate-sites

MCC – Centenary celebrations –

39/18 OTHER MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION

Update Councillor J Harris – Plans for event in November to commemorate
End of World War 1.

Community Council presence at Mathern Fete, 8th Sept.

40/18 DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Next Meeting 10th September 2018 Meeting 7 pm in small room of the Village Hall