Agenda and minutes


No. Item


Apologies for absence


No apologies for absence were received as all Members were present.


Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct




(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and


(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave


Councillor C Tovey Declared his Interest in Item Four – Vaynor 43 as the route is straight past his house.


Councillor Tovey also advised that he would vacate the Chair and would take no further part in the Meeting.


Councillor C Tovey then left the Meeting.


Resolved that:


Councillor C T Jones be appointed as Chair.


Guidance pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Guidance on the law relating to the continuous review of the Definitive Map and Statement of Public Rights of Way


Resolved that:


The Guidance be received.


Vaynor 43 pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:


The Chair referred the Committee to the ‘Vaynor 43’ report.


The Committee then proceeded to walk the route.


Resolved that:


In respect of Vaynor 43 it be confirmed that:


(a)  On the balance of probabilities there is sufficient evidence to support that the route marked with a bold black line between Points A – B – C – D – E on the Plan, Vaynor 43 has been used for such period so as to raise presumption that it has been dedicated as a footpath and that the evidence has not been rebutted by other evidence

(b)  On confirming (a) above to approve the making of the Definitive Map Modification Order to show Vaynor 43 as a footpath

(c)  To approve the confirmation of the Definitive Map Modification Order made as a result of (b) above provided no objections or representations are made within the prescribed period or if any objections or representations so made are withdrawn

(d)  If any objections or representations are made within the prescribed period and not subsequently withdrawn then to refer the relevant Order to the Planning Inspectorate for determination




Any other Business deemed urgent by the Chair


The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.


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