Agenda and minutes

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Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

Minutes Silence

The Council observed a Minutes Silence for Tom Lewis former Councillor and Mayor who had sadly passed away.

 

The Council also agreed that condolences be sent on behalf of the Council to his family.

228.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

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

229.

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:

No Declarations of Interest were made.

230.

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:

230a

Full Council: 4 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 177 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Full Council Meeting held 4 November 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

230b

Cabinet: 4 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 222 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held 4 November 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

230c

Scrutiny: Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside: 2 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 163 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside Scrutiny Committee held 2 November 2020 be accepted as a correct record.

 

 

231.

Statement of Accounts 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 366 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The Audited Statement of Accounts for 2019/20 being the financial year ended 31 March 2020 be approved

(b)  The Annual Governance Statement 2019/20 be approved

232.

Letter of Representation 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 260 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

Representations regarding the 2019/20 Financial Statements be approved and communicated to the Appointed Auditor.

233.

Council Tax Base for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 444 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

Pursuant to this report and in accordance with the Local Authorities (Calculation of Council Tax Base) and Council Tax (Prescribed class of Dwellings) (Wales) (Amendments) Regulations 2004, the number calculated by the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council for 2021/22 shall be 18,430.74 (18,400.53 – 2020/21) and for the area covered by the Bedlinog and Trelewis Community Council for 2021/22 shall be 1,167.51 (1,165.23 – 2020/21).

234.

Raising Aspirations, Raising Standards pdf icon PDF 444 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The Raising Aspirations, Raising Standards (RARS) Strategy 2020- 2025 be approved

(b)  The actions in Sections 7 and 8 of the report be approved.

235.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

Mass Testing

 

Councillor K O’Neill Leader of the Council referred to Mass Testing and the challenges faced and paid tribute to all the Elected Members, Officers, the Organisations involved and the people of Merthyr Tydfil.

236.

To receive communications from Her/His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

The Mayor extended Best Wishes for a Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

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