The Chair welcomed Lee Robinson to the meeting. Lee gave Nick Dann of HMP Berwyn apologies. He gave an update on progress, as he understood it at the Prison. Members discussed various issues and confirmed that the problem of parking had reduced considerably. Lee confirmed that, nevertheless, the Prison was considering putting in an application for the overflow carpark. The outstanding Planning issues were being discussed at the Planning Committee that evening. Mention was made of the Community Centre site ownership.
It was agreed that it would be helpful for a smaller group discussion on future relations between the Community and the Prison. Lee would facilitate this.
Minutes of the meeting held on the 15th May were confirmed and signed as a correct record.
16 MATTERS ARISING
The Chair said that he had been informed by the Residents Association that they had agreed to make a donation of £920 and on this basis the Council AGREED to support the play scheme from July to October.
17 COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP
The Clerk indicated that he had had no interest for the two vacancies..
18 POLICING MATTERS
PCSO Alison Heron presented the update report for May for the Holt ward.
During the month there had been 9 crimes and 7 cases of ASB. There had been 2 burglaries, 4 burglary other than dwelling, 1 theft from a motor vehicle, 1 Theft, 1 case of criminal damage and 1 drugs case.
Of the 7 ASB cases 4 related to Pentre Maelor which the PCSO had now dealt with.
19 FINANCIAL MATTERS, AUDIT AND ACCOUNTS
The following payment was authorised
Wrexham CBC – Hire of Atrium – £60.00
Wrexham CBC – Employers Costs – £637.80
Wrexham CBC – Code of Conduct printing – £7.20
COMPACC – Internal Audit – £99.00
Information Commissioner – £35.00
Bank balances were as follows- Current Account – £32,457.60 and Reserve Account – £5,476.52
The Clerk confirmed that the Annual Governance Statement was now with the Auditors.
20 CORRESPONDENCE AND CLERK’S REPORT
The Clerk gave a summary of the items of correspondence which other than indicated below were NOTED
10. Seafarers – Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day
11. One Voice Wales – Focus on Play Bulletin
12. AON – Offer to provide Insurance service
13. Barry Nendick – Query re Pentre Cottages – No knowledge
14. Salvation Army – Request for financial support – Deferred
15.One Voice Wales – Older Persons Mental Health Event – Wrexham Racecourse – 4th July 2017 – Chair to attend
16.Wrexham CBC – Community Inclusion Grant
17. Regional Emergency Planning – Community Resilience
18.SLCC Conference – 12th July 2017 – agreed for Clerk to attend
P/2017/0313 –Erection of Flags at Zavz, Coed Aben road.
22 MEMBERS REPORTS
23 DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
The next Ordinary Meeting would be MONDAY 10th July 2017 at 7.00 pm at the Atrium.
24 DURATION OF MEETING
The meeting began at 7.00 pm and ended at 8.15pm