February Agenda 2020

JANE KELLEY
Clerk

3rd February 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 10th February 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 10th February 2020
74/19 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

75/19 FINANCIAL MATTERS: Payments/Receipt for January/February

Cheques Drawn

Payee Cheque Number Amount

Internet and Telephone 102052 46.49
Greenbarnes 102053 206.80

D D Pension for January £80.26 Employee £44.59 Employer
Online Payment Salary for January £648.98
Paye – January £162.53

Internet Payment £13.20 Stock it Ltd. License
Merlin Waste £37.50
Viking Stationery £67.46

Monthly Bank Reconciliation authorisation

Update HSBC – Safeguarding request –

Albert Goodman terms for future Governance Due Diligence reports – next due 2023

76/19 PROGRESS REPORT ON ACTIONS FROM LAST MEETING
Responses to queries raised at previous meetings
i) Response Living levels grant application
ii) Date Time for Coffee Morning Topics for discussion.
iii) Progress Noticeboard – Pwllmeyric.
iv) Co-option Pwllmeyric Councillor.
v) Update County Cllr L Brown re sewerage works Pwllmeyric.

77/19 HIGHWAYS / FOOTPATH ISSUES
Outstanding items from January Blocked gullies, Collaspsed fence Mounton/ Rumble strips Pwllmeyric/damage signage

78/19 COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS/CLERKS REPORT/County Councillors Report
a. O V W. Rota next meeting – Next meeting 2.4.2020 in Usk at 7pm
b. Defibrillator – Monthly Checking –
c. County Councillors Louise Brown Monthly report.
d. Co-option Cllr for Pwllmeyric following the death of Cllr F Sainsbury.

79/19PLANNING APPLICATIONS –
a. New applications – Also any received between 3rd February – 10th February
DM/2020/00044
Rhewl Farm Installation of glamping pods, amenity block, hot tubs, cosy cocoon with associated works and change of use from agricultural to camping.
b. Decisions and Appeals
c. Enforcement

80/19 CORRESPONDENCE AND FORTHCOMING MEETINGS

Email Mathern Village Hall re speeding cars through Mathern suggested new traffic calming.

Local Democracy & Boundary Commission (LDBC) published its final report on the Community Review of Monmouthshire in January 2019 see link below to LDBC website and report:-

https://ldbc.gov.wales/reviews/01-19/monmouthshire-final-recommendations

Credit Note from Albert Goodman re Clerks Pension.

Councillors Letters issued for opt in or out for Cllrs annual allowance.
(to be returned to the Clerk by 28th February 2020)

Application in our area – Planning committee Site inspections – 3rd February – Planning meeting 4th February to discuss
Applications DM/2019?01480 – Change of use of land Crick

Correspondence re the Closure of Mounton House School

Freedom of information request.

Councillor training Courses.
81/19 OTHER MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION

Traffic Calming measures Larkfield Roundabout.

Public Transport ie bus services to Mathern

Proposed Closure of Squash courts at Caldicot Leisure Centre.

82/19 PROJECTS AWAITING COMPLETION

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

83/19 DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Next Meeting Monday 9th March 2020 at 7 pm in Mathern Village Hall