Minutes of 9th January 2019 Meeting

(1) Present

All present signed the attendance sheet

(2) Apologies

Hilary, Kath, Heulwen, Patricia, and Chris Turner

(3) Secretary's Report

As per agenda

(4) Treasurer's Report

£2,290 War Memorial, £678.22 No Messing, £194.72 Association

(5) No Messing

Lianne reported that there had been no response from the local schools re Poster Competition and she would now approach schools out of the area.

Dog fouling at play area, Gwynant. Coed Coch Road area fouling and cigarette ends. Residents had received notices. Fouling Heenan Road residents asked to supply information. Signs posted near Plas Gwilym. There had been no prosecutions, but the cameras had been useful in obtaining information re drug dealing. Glan-y-Don suggested for a Litter Pick.

(6) Police Report

None present. There were however no reports of crime

(7) Minutes of 12th December 2018 Meeting

(a) Promenade/Pier

BBC Wales had featured Cheryl highlighting the need to attend to stage 3 of promenade reinforcement. After our approach to David Jones MP, he had written letters to each of the 4 agencies with responsibility for coastal transport connections, including the Assembly, conveying our concerns in the event of extreme storm conditions. A reply is awaited. They are now put on notice in the event of a catastrophe.

(b) B.I.D.

Christmas Fair went very well in spite of weather. Stall holders look forward to next year’s between 7-8th December 2019. Some 3,000 are estimated to have attended. Next meeting 7.00pm., Monday 14th January 2019 at Marine Hotel. Please make an effort to attend the debrief and forward planning for next year. Kai and his team are to be congratulated.

(c) Berthes Road Car Park

No further new

(d) Bus Stop Cefn Road

Still in situ

(e) Cliff Gardens Yellow Lines

In pipe line

(f) Christmas Fair

As at (b) above

(g) Calfaria Chapel

No further news. Will retain on agenda

(h) Scooterists

No news from police re school liason officer involvement

(i) Post Office Closure

Now at last open for business

(j) Excessive Parking Victoria Road

Problem everywhere with increasing vehicle ownership

(k) Defibrillator Training

Important for all, especially business owners. Session at Old Colwyn Community Centre between 6.00pm and 8.00pm, Monday, 28th January 2019. You won’t be able to help if you don’t know how to use it.

(l) Wet Leaves Llawr Pentre

Has been flagged up for action>

(m) War Memorial Fund

Brian, a member of the existing Memorial Committee is to meet with the Town Clerk shortly to discuss its future maintenance and care and the use of the funds mentioned at (4) above. Brian will report back to Association.

(8) Any Other Business

(a) Street Light at Junction of Abergele Road and Llysfaen Road

Awaiting outcome of insurance claim after RTA there

(b) Lights at Promenade

Some not functioning. Each are numbered and these should be reported to Council for attention.

(c) Graffiti Artist, Queens Road Underpass

Cheryl seeks our endorsement for a professional graffiti artist to paint the underpass near Queens Road. All agreed it to be a good idea. It is intended to involve local youngsters which should give them a sense of ownership and pride. Other similar areas had benefitted from such schemes.

(9) Meeting Closed

Meeting closed at 8.10pm. The next meeting is Wednesday, 13th February 2019