March 2020

JANE KELLEY
Clerk

2nd March 2020 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 9th March 2020 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 9th March 2020
84/19 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

85/19 FINANCIAL MATTERS: Payments/Receipt for February/March

Cheques Drawn

Payee Cheque Number Amount

One Voice Wales 102055 146.00
Cllr J Harris 102056 120.00
Cllr G Down 102057 120.00

D D Pension for February 71.81 Employee 39.90 Employer
Online Payment Salary for February 580.93
Paye – February 145.16
Paye Cllr Allowance 60.00

Internet Payment £13.20 Stock it Ltd. License
Merlin Waste £37.50

Invoice Issued to Rhewl Solar Farm CIC £1000.00 Community Benefit Monies

Monthly Bank Reconciliation authorisation

Grant Applications – None as at date of Agenda.

Spending to Budget review

Council to considered the annual review of the Clerk’s salary from 1st April 2020.

86/19 PROGRESS REPORT ON ACTIONS FROM LAST MEETING
Responses to queries raised at previous meetings
i) Response Living levels grant application. TV monitor and quote for web-site upgrade.
ii) Date Time for Coffee Morning. Topics for discussion.
iii) Response MCC re speeding through Mathern.
iv) Proposed Squash courts closure Caldicot.
v) Freedom of Information request.
vi) Suggested improved bus service to Mathern

87/19 HIGHWAYS / FOOTPATH ISSUES
Proposed closure of Footpath 57 and re-routing of Footpath 42.

Outstanding items from February: rumble strips Pwllmeyric, collapsed fence Mounton, damaged sign Moynes Court.

88/19 COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS/CLERKS REPORT/County Councillors Report
a. O V W. Rota next meeting – Next meeting 2.4.2020 in Usk at 7pm
Cluster Meeting March 24th at 7pm Chepstow Hub.
b. Defibrillator – Monthly Checking –
c. County Councillors Louise Brown Monthly report.
d. Co-option Cllr for Pwllmeyric following the death of Cllr F Sainsbury.

89/19PLANNING APPLICATIONS –
a. New applications – Also any received between 3rd March – 9TH March
b. Decisions and Appeals
c. Enforcement

90/19 CORRESPONDENCE AND FORTHCOMING MEETINGS

a. V E AND V J DAY COMMEMORATIONS
b. Response OVW re. Boundary Commission report
c. Letter from Andrea Fry re. tree-cutting at Stepaside.
d. Letter from resident re speeding and rat run through village.
e. LDP Next stage
f. Correspondence Border Waste Agents
g. Welsh Ambulance registration of Defibrillators.

91/19 OTHER MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION

92/19 PROJECTS AWAITING COMPLETION

Nomination for work within the Community.
Eddie Parry Plaque – Ivy Cottage Pwllmeyric.

93/19 DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Next Meeting Monday 6th April or 20th April (Due to Easter Monday) at 7 pm in Mathern Village Hall