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148.

Apologies for Absence pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor K Gibbs.

149.

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

 

Note:

 

(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

Minutes:

Councillor A Barry Declared his Interest in Item 8 – Information Report – School Transport – Edwardsville School as his Company has School Contracts.

 

Councillor J Thomas Declared his Interest in Item 8 – Information Report – School Transport – Edwardsville School as he undertakes work for School Contracts.

 

Councillor A Barry, Councillor D Jones, Councillor M Colbran, Councillor D Hughes, Councillor C Davies, Councillor S Jago, Councillor D Sammon, Councillor G Richards, Councillor G Thomas, Councillor C Tovey, Councillor E Galsworthy and Councillor L Mytton Declared an Interest in Item 6 – Notice of Motion – Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council’s Response to the Current Financial Assistance for the Business Community.  Clarification and guidance was also sought from the Monitoring Officer by Councillors regarding the need to make a Declaration of Interest.

 

It was then recommended that Item 6 Notice of Motion – Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council’s Response to the Current Financial Assistance for the Business Community be withdrawn until the next Meeting of Council to enable Councillors to seek information from the Monitoring Officer on how to progress this Item.

 

Item 6 - Notice of Motion – Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council’s Response to the Current Financial Assistance for the Business Community was therefore withdrawn.

 

 

150.

Presentation - The Cyfarthfa Plan 2020-2040

To receive a Presentation by Ian Richie Architects.

Minutes:

The Mayor welcomed Jonathan Shaw of Ian Richie Architects to the Meeting.

 

Mr Shaw then made a Presentation to the Council in relation to ‘The Cyfarthfa Plan 2020-2040 giving details in relation to:

 

·       The four Key Elements:

·       The Castle

·       Iron Way

·       Creative Arts

·       Education

·       A Vision for Cyfarthfa

·       A People Centred Plan – The result of extensive Consultation

·       Three Strategic Themes:

·       History and Heritage

·       Natural Environment

·       Contemporary Creativity

·       Key Major Events:

·       5-10, 10-15, 15-20 and 20-25 years

·       A Youth Focused Plan

·       The Plan Projects – What to do, What should be done, What could be done

·       A Phased Approach

·       The First Decade – 2020-2031

·       The Second Decade – 2031-2040

·       The Proposed Timeline

·       Flavour of the Project – 2020-2031, 2031-2040

·       Key Projects:

·       100 HA Park

·       The Castle and Play

·       Sculpture, Sports and Events

·       Community and Biodiversity

·       Prioritising Merthyr Tydfil Heritage Assets

·       Cyfarthfa Furnaces

·       Development of Cyfarthfa Castle

·       Pandy Farm

·       Creating something new:

·       The Iron Way

·       The Glass Way

·       A Local Project of Regional Importance and National Significance

 

Questions were then raised by Members on the Presentation and were responded to in detail by Mr Shaw and Alyn Owen.

 

The Mayor then thanked Mr Shaw for the Presentation to the Council.

151.

The Cyfarthfa Plan 2020 – 2040 pdf icon PDF 446 KB

To consider report of the Interim Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The Cyfarthfa Plan 2020 – 2040 be approved

(b)  The actions identified in Section 5 of the report be approved.

152.

Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)

To approve as accurate the Minutes of the following Meetings:

Minutes:

Council approves as accurate (subject to any amendments) the Minutes of the following Meetings:

152a

Full Council: 07/10/2020 pdf icon PDF 195 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Full Council Meeting held 7 October 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

152b

Cabinet: 07/10/2020 pdf icon PDF 230 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held 7 October 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

152c

Rights of Way: 30/09/2020 pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Rights of Way Committee held 30 September 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

152d

Planning, Regulatory and Licensing: 21/10/2020 pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Planning, Regulatory and Licensing Committee held 21 October 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

152e

Audit: 12/10/2020 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Audit Committee held 12 October 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

152f

Scrutiny: Governance, Performance, Business Change and Corporate Services: 22/09/2020 pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Governance, Performance, Business Change and Corporate Services Scrutiny Committee held 22 September 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

 

152g

Scrutiny: Governance, Performance, Business Change and Corporate Services: 13/10/2020 pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Governance, Performance, Business Change and Corporate Services Scrutiny Committee held 13 October 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

 

152h

Scrutiny: Social Services: 15/09/2020 pdf icon PDF 224 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Social Services Scrutiny Committee held 15 September 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

152i

Scrutiny: Social Services: 06/10/2020 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Social Services Scrutiny Committee held 6 October 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

 

152j

Scrutiny: Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside: 28/09/2020 pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside Scrutiny Committee held 28 September 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

152k

Scrutiny: Regeneration and Public Protection: 29/09 2020 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Regeneration and Public Protection Scrutiny Committee held 29 September 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

152l

Scrutiny: Learning and LGES: 21/09/2020 pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Learning and LGES Scrutiny Committee held 21 September 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

152m

Scrutiny: Learning and LGES: 19/10/2020 pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Learning and LGES Scrutiny Committee held 19 October 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

 

152n

Scrutiny: Regeneration and Public Protection: 20/10/2020 pdf icon PDF 236 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Regeneration and Public Protection Scrutiny Committee held 20 October 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

 

153.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council's Response to the Current Financial Assistance for the Business Community pdf icon PDF 646 KB

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn.

154.

Gully Sucker Business Case pdf icon PDF 269 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The proposal to set up an in-house Gully Sucker Service based on the information presented at Paragraph 6.1 of the report be approved.

155.

School Transport – Edwardsville School pdf icon PDF 542 KB

To receive report of the Interim Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

156.

Period Poverty pdf icon PDF 368 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

 

157.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

The Mayor advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

158.

To receive communications from Her/His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

No Communications were received from His Worship the Mayor.

 

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