November 2018

JANE KELLEY
Clerk

6th November 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 12th November 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 12th November 2018
61/18 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
(vii) Council to pass a resolution to exclude the public and press while
It discusses a confidential matter item 69/18 (a).

62/18 COUNTY COUNCILLORS’ REPORT

63/18 PROGRESS REPORT ON ACTIONS FROM LAST MEETING
Responses to queries raised at previous meetings
i) Maintenance Mounton Village
ii) Sewage pollution – Mounton Brook.
iii) Telephone Box shelving.
iv) Trees – Bishop Mead – Mathern
v) Response M C C re Bench in bus shelter – as not CC property.
vi) Installation Dog Bin top of Barn Lane.
vii) Section 106 list submitted to MCC
viii) Remembrance service – silhouette purchase – traffic control

64/18 HIGHWAYS
Pot holes Barn Lane – Trimming greenery entrance to St Pierre – Hedge Trimming
65/18 COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS/CLERKS REPORT
a O V W. Rota meetings 17th January 2019, 4th April 2019,
18th July 2019. Lower Wye Valley Notes attached Councillor G Down attended,

b Presentation GAVO Best Kept village Competition. 17th October LLanarth
Village Hall – results – judges circulated possible feedback to GAVO.
c. Defibrillator – Monthly Checking
Response for training from What’s on Leaflet.
66/18PLANNING APPLICATIONS –
a. New applications
DM/2018/01758 – Bentley Green – Two Storey rear extension.
DM/2018/01662 – 4 Pwllmeyric Close – Outline Planning New Dwelling.
b. Decisions and Appeals
c. Enforcement –
Update Border Waste

67/18 FINANCIAL MATTERS: Payments/Receipt for November /October

Cheque Number Details Amount
101853 Stamps 15.00
101854 Stock it Ltd (website) 30.00
101855 K C Jones (Noticeboard Mounton) 163.44
101856 W Bentley(removal tree stump) 150.00
101857 Merlin Waste 37.50
101858 British Legion (Wreath) 25.00
101859 S L C C 115.00

Internet Payment 250.00 British Legion
D D Pension For October £122.25
Online Payment Salary for October £645.13
Paye – NI £173.18
Internet Payment £13.20 Stock it Ltd. License

Monthly Bank Reconciliation authorisation

68/18 CORRESPONDENCE AND FORTHCOMING MEETINGS

• Code of Conduct Training – Training agreed for Thursday 8th November
In Mathern Village Hall 6.30 pm – Feedback from training.

• Planning Aid response re training assistance in producing a Village Plan.

• Email Village Hall re Grants, Solar Farm Monies and 106 details.

• Request to remove a tree 6 Step a Side – Mathern

• Final Report of independent Review Panel on Community and Town Councils in Wales.
(emailed prior to meeting)
• Report from Remuneration Panel for Wales re allowances for Community Councillors.

69/18 OTHER MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
(a) Zurich Insurance – Personal Accident Claim
70/18 DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Next Meeting Finance meeting to be agreed.