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462.

Apologies for Absence pdf icon PDF 146 KB

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor C Barry.

463.

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 I Thomas Declared his Interest in Item 3 – Budget Requirement and Council Tax 2021/22 – State of the Council Debate and Item 4 – Council Tax Resolution 2021/22 as he is a Member of the Bedlinog and Trelewis Community Council and has Dispensation to speak and vote.

 

Councillor S Jago Declared her Interest in Item 3 – Budget Requirement and Council Tax 2021/22 – State of the Council Debate and Item 4 – Council Tax Resolution 2021/22 as she is a Member of the Bedlinog and Trelewis Community Council and has Dispensation to speak and vote.

 

464.

Budget Requirement and Council Tax 2021/22 – State of the Council Debate pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

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Minutes:

Councillor L Mytton referred the Council to the ‘Budget Requirement and Council Tax 2021/22 – State of the Council Debate’ report.

 

Councillor L Mytton Leader of the Council then addressed the Council and thanked all Members, Officers and Staff of the Authority for their continued support in such difficult times for delivering high performing services for the Citizens of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough.

 

Councillor Mytton then moved recommendations 2.1 to 2.7 as contained within the report.

 

Resolved that:

 

2.1       The Council Tax increase of 3.55% for 2021/22 (‘Band D’ of £1,728.98) for the County Borough Council be approved.

 

2.2       The Budget Requirement of £133.342 million for 2021/22 (net revenue budget) be approved.

 

2.3       The core funded Capital Programme of £53.963 million for the period 2021/22 to 2024/25 be approved.

 

2.4       The Medium Term Financial Plan 2021/22 to 2024/25 (including the Capital Strategy Report 2021/22 and Treasury Management Strategy Statement 2021/22) be approved.

 

2.5       The Prudential Indicators contained within the Medium Term Financial Plan be approved with authorisation for managing and monitoring the authorised limit and operational boundary delegated to the Chief Finance Officer.

 

2.6       The Minimum Revenue Provision Statement for 2021/22 as detailed in paragraph 8.4 be approved.

 

2.7       The Chief Finance Officer’s comments relating to the robustness of the estimates and adequacy of reserves be noted

 

 

Councillor T Skinner entered the Meeting at 5.13 pm.

 

Councillor J Amos entered the Meeting at 5.24 pm.

465.

Council Tax Resolution 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 494 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

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Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)       The formal statutory Council Tax resolutions 2021/22 as outlined in Appendix 1, and summarised in paragraph 5.1, be noted and approved.

 

(b)       The Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales approved precept for 2021/22 of £5,302,893 for the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council area be noted.

 

(c)        The Bedlinog and Trelewis Community Council approved precept for 2021/22 of £23,250 for the Community Council area be noted.

 

(d)       The Welsh Government 2021/22 Non Domestic Rate for Wales of 53.5 pence in the £ be noted.

 

466.

Proposal to Prohibit Vehicular Access to Cefn Coed and Pant Cemeteries at Night pdf icon PDF 301 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

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Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The proposal to prohibit vehicle access to Cefn Coed and Pant Cemeteries at night be approved.

467.

Appointment and Amendment to the Structure of Cabinet pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To receive report of the Interim Chief Executive

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Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

468.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

The Mayor advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

469.

To receive communications from Her/His Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

No Communications were received from His Worship the Mayor.

 

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