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Community Council Annual Return 21/22

You can now find the Annual Return to Audit Wales and the Internal Auditor’s Report on the Finance page of the website.  Go to ‘Your Council’ and scroll down.

Notice of Appointment of The Date for The Exercise of Electors’ Rights

Cyngor Cymuned Llansteffan a Llanybri Llansteffan and Llanybri Community Council –Financial year ending 31 March 2022

  1. Date of announcement – 30 May 22
  2. Each year the annual accounts are audited by the Auditor General for Wales. Prior to this date, any interested person has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts etc relating to them for 20 working days on reasonable notice.  For the year ended 31 March 2022, these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to:

Rhian Worrell (Responsible Financial Officer), Llansteffan and Llanybri Community Council

Tel: 07539 699440

Email:  llansteffanandllanybri@gmail.com

Address: Craig y Môr, Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire SA33 5JY

between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm on Monday to Friday

commencing on 4 July 2022

and ending on 29 July 2022

  1. From 12 September 2022, until the audit has been completed, Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:
  • the right to question the Auditor General about the accounts;
  • the right to attend before the Auditor General and make objections to the accounts or any item in them. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the Auditor General. A copy of the written notice must also be given to the council.

The Auditor General can be contacted via: Community Council Audits, Audit Wales, 24 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9LJ.

  1. The audit is being conducted under the provisions of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004, the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 and the Auditor General for Wales’ Code of Audit Practice.

BECOME A COMMUNITY COUNCILLOR – CLOSING DATE 13TH  JUNE 2022

Llansteffan and Llanybri Community Council currently has two vacancies for Community Councillor (one for Llansteffan and one for Llanybri) which will be filled through the process of co-option. Co-opted Councillors have the same rights and responsibilities as those Councillors who obtain office through election. Councillors are expected to attend the monthly meetings of the Council and also to serve on a number of Committees. The role is varied and enables local people to use their skills and experience to enhance the work undertaken by the Council for the benefit of the community.

The Council wishes to invite interested and eligible people to submit their applications for the role of Councillor by way of a letter/email outlining the following:

  • the contribution you believe you could make to the work of the Council;
  • the personal qualities that you would bring to the role;
  • your availability for attending meetings.

The web-link to check your eligibility to become a Councillor is

 https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/sites/default/files/2022-02/Part%201%20Can%20you%20stand%20for%20election%20Community%20LGW_0.pdf 

Please make sure that you include your home address, telephone number and e-mail address in your communication to the Clerk.

All members of the community are welcome to apply. The Community Council is committed to achieving a balanced composition of Councillors that reflects the community of Llansteffan and Llanybri.

Closing date: 5 pm 13 June 2022

Applications will be considered at the Council meeting on 20 June 2022

Please write to the Clerk, Craig y Mor, Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire SA33 5JY or e-mail your application to llansteffanandllanybri@gmail.com

SEDDI GWAG

WARD GYMUNEDOL LLANSTEFFAN: 1 sedd

WARD GYMUNEDOL LLANYBRI: 1 sedd

Mae gyda Chyngor Cymuned Llansteffan a Llanybri ddwy sedd wag ar gyfer Cynghorwyr Cymuned. Bydd y seddi hyn yn cael eu llenwi trwy gyfetholiad. Mae gyda Chynghorwyr sydd wedi eu cyfethol yr un hawliau a chyfrifoldebau â Chynghorwyr a etholwyd. Disgwylir i Gynghorwyr fynychu cyfarfodydd misol y Cyngor a gwasanaethu ar nifer o Bwyllgorau. Mae’r rôl yn un amrywiol sy’n cynnig cyfle i bobl leol ddefnyddio’u sgiliau a’u profiad i gyfrannu at waith y Cyngor er lles y gymuned.

Mae’r Cyngor yn gwahodd unigoion cymwys sydd â diddordeb i gyflwyno’u cais am sedd ar y Cyngor trwy gyfrwng llythyr/ebost yn cynnwys y canlynol:

  • yr hyn y credwch y gallwch gyfrannu at waith y Cyngor;
  • y rhagoriaethau personol y credwch fydd yn ddefnyddiol yn eich rôl;
  • eich argaeledd ar gyfer cyfarfodydd y Cyngor.

Dyma ddolen i’r wefan i wirio eich bod yn gymwys i wneud cais am gyfetholiad:

https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/sites/default/files/2022-02/Part%201%20Can%20you%20stand%20for%20election%20Community%20LGW%20W_1.pdf

Gofalwch eich bod yn cynnwys eich cyfeiriad gartref, rhif ffôn a chyfeiriad ebost yn eich gohebiaeth gyda’r Clerc os gwelwch yn dda.

Croesawir ceisiadau gan unrhyw aelod o’r gymuned. Mae’r Cyngor Cymuned wedi ymrwymo at gyrraedd cydbwysedd teg o Gynghorwyr sy’n adlewyrchiad o gymunedau Llansteffan a Llanybri.

Dyddiad Cau: 5pm ar y 13eg o Fehefin 2022

Bydd y ceisiadau yn cael eu hystyried yn nghyfarfod y Cyngor ar yr 20fed o Fehefin 2022

 Anfonwch eich cais, os gwelwch yn dda, at y Clerc, Craig y Môr, Llansteffan, Sir Gâr SA33 5JY neu ebostiwch eich cais at: llansteffanandllanybri@gmail.com

FUNDING ASSISTANCE

The Community Council has revised its Funding Policy and now considers applications for financial assistance to local organisations (and individuals in specific circumstances) four times per year.
 
Applications will be considered in January, April, July and October of each year. The July funding cycle is rapidly approaching, applications should be with the Clerk by 11 July 22 to go forward to the Community Council Ordinary Meeting on 18th July 22.

For the details and to get hold of the application form please go to ‘Your Council’ Tab above and click on ‘Financial Information’ .

If you have any questions or need any help with the process please contact the Clerk on email llansteffanandllanybri@gamil.com

CYNGOR CYMUNED LLANSTEFFAN A LLANYBRI

LLANSTEFFAN AND LLANYBRI COMMUNITY COUNCIL

CYMORTH ARIANNOL

Mae’r Cyngor Cymuned wedi adolygu ei Bolisi Ariannu. Bydd y Cyngor, o hyn allan, yn ystyried ceisiadau am gymorth ariannol i sefydliadau lleol (ac unigolion mewn achlysuron penodol) bedair gwaith y flwyddyn.

Bydd ceisiadau yn cael eu hystyried ym misoedd Ionawr, Ebrill, Gorffennaf a Hydref bob blwyddyn. Mae cyfnod ariannu mis Gorffennaf ar ein gwarthau, felly dylech anfon eich cais at y Clerc erbyn Gorffennaf 11eg 2022 i gael ei ystyried yng Nghyfarfod Cyffredin y Cyngor Cymuned ar y 18fed o Orffennaf 2022.

Am fanylion a ffurflen gais, cliciwch ar y ddolen isod.

Os oes gyda chi gwestiynnau neu os hoffech unrhyw gymorth gyda’r broses, cysylltwch â’r Clerc os gwelwch yn dda ar: llansteffanandllanybri@gmail.com

Financial Information – Llansteffan & Llanybri (llansteffanandllanybri.org)

 

NEW TERM OF OFFICE FOR COMMUNITY COUNCILLORS

The persons nominated as a result of the Uncontested Election for Llansteffan and Llanybri Community Council (details below) will officially take up their positions on 16 May 22, after signing the Declaration of Acceptance Form.  Signing of the form will take place in the presence of the Proper Officer (Clerk) at 1800 hours, prior to the Annual Meeting on 16th May 22.

NOTICE OF UNCONTESTED ELECTION

Please find below a Statement of Persons Nominated and/or a Result of Uncontested Election for Llansteffan and Llanybri Community Council.  There are 10 community councillor slots and only 8 nominations were received, therefore the election is deemed uncontested.  As a result these nominations will automatically become Community Councillors and there will be no local election at Community Council level.  County Councillor elections will still go ahead on 5 May 22.

Monthly Meeting Date Change

The April ordinary meeting of the Community Council will be held on Monday 25th April at 1900 hours and not 18th April due to it being Easter Monday.

NOTICE OF ELECTION – 5 MAY 2022

Notice of Election Community Councils (Eng)

Notice of Election Community Councils (Welsh)

Notice of Election County Councils (Eng)

Notice of Election County Councils (Welsh)

Fix My Street – a new way to report problems in your local area!

The Fix my Street website is a quick and easy way to report problems in your local area (for example,  graffiti, fly tipping, broken slabs or street lighting).  Please click on the link below to report a problem or just to find out all about the service.

Fix My Street

What to do if you find a dead animal carcass in your local area (beach, public footpath etc.)

In order to get the carcass removed you should contact Carmarthenshire County Council via the link below.  This will take you to a form, on which you can report the carcass, its location etc.  Carmarthenshire County Council will then remove the Carcass within 72 hours of receiving your contact form.

Report a Dead Animal Carcass

Annual Return – 20/21

The Annual Return has been prepared by the RFO (Rhian Worrell) and approved by Full Council accordingly.  You can view a copy of the Annual Return in the ‘Your Council’ drop down menu above, under the ‘Financial Information’ tab of the website.

New Legal Requirement For Community Councils

The local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021 (the Act) Schedule 4 deals with notice of local authority meetings, access to documents and attendance at meetings.  Paragraph 12 of Part 1 of Schedule 4 of the Act, stipulates the following:

26ZA (1) As soon as reasonably practicable after a meeting of a community council, and in any event before the end of seven working days beginning with the day on which the meeting is held, the council must publish electronically a note setting out –

  • The names of the members who attended the meeting and any apologies for absence
  • any declarations of interest
  • any decisions taken at the meeting, including the outcome of any votes

In future these notes will be published on the Agenda and Minutes page under the Minutes heading and entitled Notes (Date of meeting).  These will be up on LLCC website by 1700 hours on the following Tuesday (7 working days).

Factsheets – Age Cymru Website

The Age Cymru website is a great information resource.  They have easy to follow fact sheets that offer guidance and information on loads of important subjects relevant to anyone 50+.  Have a look just by clicking on ‘Factsheets’ above.

Guide for carers overseeing loved ones moving into care homes – West Wales care homes helps launch national guide

The guide, funded by the Welsh Government Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant,  is available in English or Welsh from Age Cymru: www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/our-work/carers/making-relationships-count/ or call 029 2043 1555.