MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF ABENBURY COMMUNITY COUNCIL HELD ON 10th April 2017 AT The Atrium, Redwither Tower.
Minutes of the meeting held on the 13th February were confirmed and signed as a correct record.
79 MATTERS ARISING
The Clerk said that subsequent to the meeting Cllr Morris had got agreement with the Groundwork trust to run a trial play session over the Easter holidays. He indicated, however that no contact had yet been made.
80 POLICING MATTERS
In the absence of PCSO Alison Heron the Clerk handed around the report for February. There were 6 cases of Anti-Social Behaviour in the Holt ward. Three burglaries, two burglaries other than a dwelling, two assaults, two thefts from a motor vehicle, three thefts and one case of criminal damage. The Clerk would be attending a workshop for rural Community Councils on Thursday morning.
81 FINANCIAL MATTERS, AUDIT AND ACCOUNTS
The following payments were authorised
Excel Signs – £129.60
Wrexham CBC – Street lighting maintenance – £150.61
Wrexham CBC – Employer costs – £637.92
Clerk’s expenses – £267.62
Chair’s expenses – £125.28
Air Ambulance – £50
Kidney Wales/Walk for life – £50
Home Start – £50
Nightingale House – £100
Family Friends – £50
Bank balances were as follows- Current Account – £30,421.53 and Reserve Account – £5,476.38
The documents for the Audit had now been received. Members confirmed that the Council should reappoint COMPACC as the Council’s internal Auditor and that no members had any conflict of interest with the external auditors Grant Thornton
82 CORRESPONDENCE AND CLERK’S REPORT
The Clerk gave a summary of the items of correspondence which other than indicated below were NOTED
10. One Voice Wales – Joint event with SLCC – 12th July 2017
11. One Voice Wales – Tree survey
12. Energise Wales Newsletter
13. Welsh Government – First World War Centenary Programme Board – request for information
14. Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales – annual report – Agreed to apply all recommendations with the exception of Determination 44, 45 and 47
15. CHC – Dementia – one simple thing
16. CHC – Press release re review of Older People’s Mental Health Care
17. Literature Wales – Brussels Literary Residency
P/2017/0150 – Extension to warehouse etc. unit 12 Ash road North, Wrexham industrial Estate. No adverse comments
84 MEMBERS REPORTS
The Chair indicated that he had been approached about improving the
lighting on Bridgeway. Cllr Morris agreed to speak to the Council as
Cllr Morris indicated that Sesswick Community Council were struggling
to find appropriate accommodation for meetings and there was a
possible interest in approaching Abenbury regarding the potential
sharing the Community Centre.
85 DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
The next Ordinary Meeting would be MONDAY 10th April 2017 at 7.00 pm at the Redwither Tower.
86 DURATION OF MEETING
The meeting began at 7.00 pm and ended at 8.50