Annual Report 2015-2016

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The following report of the Council’s work during the year 2015/2016 was presented by the clerk:-

Ten meetings of the Community Council were held during the year, and one meeting to deal with matters relating to the Cemetry Also one Finance meeting . There were also meetings held regarding getting a defibrillator for the village. PCSO Evans also has been attending several meeting regarding the village.
Cllr Wynne Davies finished with the Council due to no attendance for 6 meetings. Mrs Caryl Haf Jones was co-opted as Councillor asthere was no names put forward to have an election.
The Young Farmers Club held the Ceredigion Rally at Prysg Farm in Llanddewi Brefi and it was very successful. All Council Members were willing and ready to help in any way they could.

Representatives attended the following meetings during the year.
Cllr Maria Tofani – Llanddewi School Harvest Festival.
Chrisdingle Service.
Cllr Mary Pearce Meetings regarding Bronglais Hospital.
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Cllr D S.Gwynne Davies – Fuel allotments Committee.
Cllr Emmanuel Kincaid – Reported regarding Traws Link Cymru Group to reopen the Railway line from Aberystwyth to Carmarthen.
Cllr Maria Tofani and Cllr Kincaid have been involved with the reclassifications of several footpaths.
Cllr Rhodri Evans has been reporting on matters from Ceredigion and also the closing of the Leisure Centre at Tregaron meetings.
Also several Councillors have attended meetings regarding the Ysgol Henry Richard .

Several matters have been discussed with the Highways Department. There is still a problem with water on the Pont Llanio Road
The Council have bought a defibrillator for the village with the help of match funding from the British Heart Foundation and also the Carol singing in the village over the Xmas period and donations.
The Council set up a Car park Policy and the Web site policy as the Web
Site is now up and running. Thanks to Cllrs,Maria Tofani, Emmanuel Kincaid, Mary Pearce and Cllr Eirwen James for doing the translations.
The grass at both Cemetries was cut as usual and the hedge trimmed. The Playing field was also cut. The usual footpaths Vicarage ,Pebyll, Bronberllan, Gilfach and the footpath by the bridge were cleared during the summer.
Also the Councillors cleared and tidied up the pound garden and placed the seat back there.

Flowers were planted at the War Memorial and Remembrance Day Service was held as usual and a Wreath was placed by the Chairman. Rev S. Morgan conducted the Service.

It was resolved to precept for £7,000.00 and a Cemetery Grant of £2,697.96 was forthcoming from Ceredigion County Council. The Council have also done a budget review for 2016/17.

The Audit of the Council Accounts for financial year 2015 was completed in October.

The Council renewed their One Voice Wales membership, and we renewed insurance cover with AON

Several Request for donations were given Ras Gwyl Dewi, Young Farmers Club and YFC. Ceredigion.

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