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Minutes 09/10/17

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF ABENBURY COMMUNITY COUNCIL HELD ON 9th October 2017 AT THE ATRIUM, REDWITHER.

PRESENT: Councillors R Squire, I Squire, G Lowdon, G Williams and M. Morris (Wrexham CBC)

APOLOGIES: Councillor A Reeves, P Done, S Clutton

ALSO PRESENT: Clerk – W S Nott

43 MINUTES

Minutes of the meeting held on the 11th September were confirmed and signed as a correct record.

44 MATTERS ARISING

Cllr Morris reported that the reinstatement on Bridge road was now marked out and should be carried out soon.

45 POLICING MATTERS

In the absence of PCSO Alison Heron the Clerk said he had received what was now described as the new report which was merely a graph. There were no details. The only comments were that the increase in crime related to the Prison and Bryn Estyn. Members were unhappy with the report and asked Cllr Morris to feed that back to the Police and council.

46 FINANCIAL MATTERS, AUDIT AND ACCOUNTS

PAYMENTS

The following payment was authorised

Wrexham CBC – Hire of Atrium – £60.00

Wrexham CBC – Qrtly Street light Mtce – £150.61

BANK BALANCES

Bank balances were as follows- Current Account – £34,610.00 and Reserve Account – £5,476.71

FINANCIAL MONITORING REPORT

This was verified by Cllr Williams.

The Clerks timesheet for the second quarter was signed.

47 CORRESPONDENCE AND CLERK’S REPORT

The Clerk gave a summary of the items of correspondence which other than indicated below were NOTED

  1. Play Wales – Play types – Publications
  2. Play Wales – e- bulletin
  3. Wales Government – Rural Community Development Fund
  4. Wales Government – Budget & Tax statement
  5. Wales Government – Boundary Commission updated guidance for the conduct of community reviews by principal councils
  6. Wales Government – Independent Review Panel – Call for evidence
  7. Independent Review Panel – Get involved!
  8. Wrexham CBC – Town & Community Councils – Power point presentation on Community Agents
  9. Wrexham CBC – Youth Justice – seeking “unpaid work” for YJS

10. Planning Aid Wales – Training – Mold 17/10/2017

11. Welsh Government – Appointments to Health Education &

Improvement Board

12. N Wales Community Health Council – Response on NHS White Paper

13. Dementia Training 11th November 2017 Wrexham

14. Cadwyn Clwyd – Champions wanted!

15. Independent Remuneration Board for Wales – Draft Annual

Report

16. One Voice Wales – News Bulletin

17. Citizen’s Advice N Wales – Forum – 24th October – Llandudno

Junction

FINANCIAL SUPPORT APPLICATIONS

Nightingale House

Salvation Army

48 PLANNING

Pre application consultation for development at Abbey Road, Wrexham Industrial Estate. Noted

49 MEMBERS REPORTS

Cllr Williams had observed Prison vans getting lost on the Industrial Estate. Agreed to raise the issue of signage with the Planners.

Cllr Iris Squire expressed her concern over the hedge on Cefn Road near five fords which needed cutting back.

The Chair said that he was concerned over the amount of litter after grass cutting down at Kings Mills Cllr Morris to follow up.

50 DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

The next Ordinary Meeting would be MONDAY 13th November 2017 at 7.00 pm at the Atrium.

51 DURATION OF MEETING

The meeting began at 7.00 pm and ended at 7.55pm

Signed__________________________ Date______________

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