Cerrig-y-Drudion Community Council
Minutes of the Meeting held on the 28th November 2018
Present – Menai Hughes Chairperson, John D Jones, Prys Ellis, Ffuon Williams, Maria Roberts, - Guto Jones, Ieuan Jones, Einion Edwards,Trystan Humphreys, County Councillor, Peter Lewis, Caerwyn Roberts Clerk.
Declaration of interest - None
Minutes of the meeting of the 24th October 2018. read and approved
[1.1] Police Matters
No Police presence.
[1.1] Trees at the Church Cemetery
Noted that the matter was ongoing.
[1.2]Grip Kinetin/ Housing Matters Cerrig-y-Drudion
Mr Arfon Hughes was welcomed to the meeting and referred to his report on housing needs in the community. Mr Hughes agreed to make further enquiries regarding tenants who wished to exchange their tenancy for larger or smaller accommodation.
[1.3] Innogy Wind Farm
[a] Members agreed to complete the questionnaires on an individual basis.
[b] Cadwyn Clwyd Brenig Wind Farm– Clerk to enquire regarding possible a financial contribution to the Community Council
Noted disappointingly that the repair work required was still outstanding and that it was included in the programme of work by Conwy CBC.
[1.5] London House
Noted that Conwy CBC was arranging to erect a sign to alert motorists that pedestrians were crossing the road at this location.
[1.6] Traffic Speed Sign/King Street
The clerk reported that the County Council had advised that the flashingspeed traffic sign on King Street could not be relocated opposite the school given the introduction of the new speed limit. The cost of a new sign is apparently in the region of £1500.00. Clerk to enquire with NRW whether they are prepared to consider a contribution towards the cost.
[1, 7] Village Shelter
Trystan Humphreys advised that the roof did not require immediate attention
[1.8] Hole in the Wall
Noted that the matter was ongoing.
[1.9] Cae Llwyd Support Group
Maria Roberts reported on the recent meeting of the group, in particular that Conwy CBC had been requested to include the recent addition to the play equipment in their insurance policy.
 Planning Matters
[a] Erecting of new cattle store [b] Erecting of new machinery store. Llaethwryd, Cerrig-y-Drudion.
Members raised no objection to the above proposals.
[2.1] Salary/Caretaker Parish Room
Resolved that the salary be in accordance with the living wage currently £7.83 an hour for a weekly duty of 1.25 hrs.
[2.2] Summer Play Scheme
Resolved to contribute £350.00 towards the scheme for 2019
Clerk to enquire regarding the arrangements for the football programme.
[2.3] Budget Review
Resolved to approve the budget review prepared by the clerk.
Clerk to contact Conwy CBC regarding the potholes on the road leading from the Saracens Hotel in the direction of Cwmpenanner.
[2.5] Community Dog Parks
The clerk referred to a letter from Conwy CBC regarding a proposal to introduce Community Dog Parks that are set aside so that dog owners can legally exercise their dogs. Resolved that the Community Council was not supportive of the proposal.
Menai Hughes, Chairperson
Agenda for the meeting on Wed 23rd Jan 2019
Declaration of interest
Minutes of the meeting of the 24th November
[a] Erection of agricultural shed. Hendre Ty Ucha Ffrithoedd, Pentrellyncymer.
[b]Alterations and extension of kitchen to provide ancillary bedrooms. Refail, Cerrig-y-Drudion.
[c] Erection of stand alone building for sewing workshop. 1 Alwen Terrace, Cerrig-y-Drudion.
[d] Proposed extension to existing agricultural unit to store machinery. Rhos Mawr, Cerrig-y-Drudion.
Precept/ PAYE payment .
Any other business
Menai Hughes, Chairperson.