Council Minutes

Betws-y-Coed Community Council

Minutes of the Meeting held on the 5th November 2018

Present – Gareth Wynne Chairman, Gwawr Jones, Marion Betteney, Sian Godbert, Janet Charlton, Nick Corney, Caerwyn Roberts, Clerk.

Apologies  -- Cllr Elizabeth Roberts


Declaration of interest – No Declaration of interest


Minutes of the meeting of the 8th 2018, read and approved.


Matters Arising


[1] Police Matters

Noted the response from the police that PCSO Jonathan Thomas will attend the next meeting.


[1.1]Feasbility Report Pont y Pair Bridge/Coed Cynhelir Road

The clerk advised that Cllr Elizabeth Roberts had now received the report and would update the Community Council at the December meeting.


[1.2] Management of Cae Llan

Resolved unanimously that all applications for the future hire the field be considered on merit to include food stalls.


[1.3] Defiliberator / Memorial Hall

Noted that the matter was ongoing.



Main Agenda


[1.4] Planning Applications

Proposed conversion and change of use of former power house to holiday accommodation.

Former Power House, Ffordd Gethin, Pentre Du

The clerk explained that the planning details to date were not available. In the circumstances, clerk to meet Cllrs Sian Godbert and Nick Corney on Monday 12th Nov with planning details.


[1.5] Financial Matters

[a] Resolved to approve the receipts and payments [circulated] made during October 2018.

[b] Noted the comparison admission figures for Swallow Falls [circulated] to the end of October 2018.


[1.6 ] Vacant Council Seat

The clerk referred to an application from Mr Neil Pringle, Glen Craig, Betws-y-Coed to become a

co-opted member of the Community Council. Resolved unanimously that Mr Pringle be invited as a co-opted member of the Community Council.


[1.7] Gwydyr Reservoirs Safety Works

Noted the update from NRW that currently the strengthening of embankments, construction of new spillways and access improvements are taking place at Llyn Goddionduon, Llyn Tynymynydd, Llyn Cyfty and Llyn Sarnau.


[1.8] Rememberance Sunday

Cllr Gwawr Jones agreed to represent the Community Council at the Remembrance Sunday service on the 11th November 2018.


[1.9] Miscellaneous Matters

Clerk to pursue the following;

[a] Manhole on A5 road opposite Bistro matter now outstanding.

[b] Light adjacent to bus stop at Station Road, out of order.


[2] The following information was noted;

Healthy Lifestyle, Drop in Session, Glasdir Llanrwst 15/11/18 12.30 – 2.45