The Monthly Meeting of the Council were held on Wednesday 25th April 2018 at 6.00pm at Ganu Pensioners Hall
Miss G. Francis – Chair
Mr D. Davies, Mr D. Rosser
Mr K. Thomas
1. Apologies for Absence
Cllr I Jones
2. Declaration of interest
3. Minutes of the Previous Meeting
The Minutes of the Meeting held on Wednesday 28th March 2018 were confirmed a true record
4.1 Street Lighting to Clyne Terrace
No progress on this item. NPT Council remains prepared to provide street lighting but the easement on private land is proving extremely difficult
The Council has received inspection report for 2018. The Clerk has approached local
4.3 Network Rail Cutting Back Japanese Knotweed – Road Safety Issues
Network Rail has been informed of the road safety issues opposite Gored Cottages and Gored Terrace (26/06/2017). The latest e-mail correspondence from Network Rail has informed NPT Cllr Des Davies that there is now a planned road closure 29th April (12 weeks’ notice) to allow the safe cutting back of trees and bushes resolve some the safety problems. NPT Cllr Davies also pointed out the he has given numerous dates when he would be available to bring the issues around the “Japanese Knotweed” to a conclusion
4.4 First Bus Company
The First Bus Company continue to monitor passenger levels and keep NPT officers informed of numbers.
4 .5 Litter in the Community
The Right of Way leading from opposite Maespwll to Ynysbwllog Bridge continues to attract fly tipping of recyclables. An approach has been made to NPT Environment, Keep Wales Tidy, PCSO and the 12th Resolven Scouts to take concerted action and arrange a litter pick
4.6 Dog Waste Bin at Tonclwyda22
Still awaiting installation by NPT Street Care
Complaint received of dog mess on pavement bordering B4434 between Hermon Chapel and Cyd Terr.
Cllr D W Davies informed council that NPT officers have fixed adhesive dog fouling signs on posts along the designated route.
However, the requested dog waste bin is yet to be installed. The complainant has been informed
5.1 Families Together 2
Invitation received from Resolven Building Blocks to attend official launch of family support programme. Chair and Clerk to attend.
5.2 Notice of Audit: Dates
Display Notice: 10th May -23rd May,2018; Records must be made available,
24th May -20th June; the Annual Return 21st June 2018, Annual Return to BDO 22nd June 2018
The appointed Internal Auditor will be invited to verify the books of account.
5.3 One Voice Wales Publications: GDPR; Model Standing Orders 2018