Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

559.

Apologies for Absence pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor J Davies.

560.

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 G Lewis Declared his Interest in Item 6 – Petition Received by the Authority as he owns a property in the street referred to in the report.

561.

Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)

To approve as accurate the Minutes of the following Meetings:

Minutes:

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

561a

Full Council: 24/03/2021 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Full Council Meeting held 24 March 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

561b

Cabinet: 24/03/2021 pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held 24 March 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

561c

Scrutiny : Governance, Performance, Business Change and Corporate Services: 23/03/2021 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Governance, Performance, Business Change and Corporate Services Scrutiny Committee held 23 March 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

561d

Scrutiny : Learning and LGES: 15/03/2021 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Learning and LGES Scrutiny Committee held 15 March 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

561e

Standards: 19/03/2021 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Standards Committee held 19 March 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

562.

Audit Wales - Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council – Assessment of Progress to Address Key Concerns pdf icon PDF 361 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Mayor welcomed Sara-Jane Byrne, Helen Goddard and Ian Phillips (Audit Wales) to the Meeting.

 

Councillor L Mytton referred the Council to the ‘Audit Wales – Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council – Assessment of Progress to Address Key Concerns’ report and moved the recommendations as contained within the report.

 

Sara-Jane Byrne then gave an overview of the findings and led the Council through recommendations one to ten as detailed in the report.

 

Questions were then raised by the Members on the report and were responded to in detail by the Officers and Audit Wales.

 

Resolved that:

 

The findings and recommendations in the ‘Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council – Assessment of Progress to Address Key Concerns’ be noted. 

563.

Statement of Well-being and Focus on the Future: Well-being in our Community pdf icon PDF 653 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor L Mytton referred the Council to the ‘Statement of Well-being and Focus on the Future: Well-being on our Community’ report and moved the recommendation as contained within the report.

 

Resolved that:

 

The ‘Statement of Well-being’ and ‘Focus on the Future: Well-being in our Community’ Documents be approved.

564.

Petition Received by the Authority pdf icon PDF 159 KB

To receive report of the Interim Chief Executive.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

565.

Report Of Standards Committee Determination pdf icon PDF 271 KB

To receive report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

566.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

Term of Office

 

Councillor L Mytton referred to this being the last Council Meeting of the Mayor Councillor H Barrett and expressed her thanks and appreciation to Councillor H Barrett for all his work as Mayor and Chair of Council.

 

These sentiments were also endorsed by Members.

 

Councillor H Barrett then thanked the Members and stated that it had been an honour to represent the Council and Merthyr Tydfil and wished the incoming Mayor all the best.

567.

To receive communications from Her/His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

No Communications were received from His Worship the Mayor.

 

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