Agenda and minutes

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No. Item

Minutes Silence

The Council observed a Minutes Silence in memory of Archbishop Desmond Tutu a Freeman of Merthyr Tydfil who had sadly passed away on 26 December 2021.

553.

Apologies for Absence pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor K Gibbs and Councillor H R Jones.

554.

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.

555.

Invitation to host the 2025 Urdd Eisteddfod in Merthyr Tudful

Minutes:

This Presentation was deferred due to the ill health of the presenters.

556.

Merthyr Tydfil to Host the 2025 Urdd Eisteddfod pdf icon PDF 380 KB

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Officer Learning

Additional documents:

Minutes:

This item was deferred.

557.

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:

557a

Full Council: 01/12/2021 pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Full Council Meeting held 1 December 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557b

Cabinet: 01/12/2021 pdf icon PDF 245 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held 1 December 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557c

Planning, Regulatory and Licensing: 10/11/2021 pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Planning, Regulatory and Licensing Committee held 10 November 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557d

Planning, Regulatory and Licensing: 08/12/2021 pdf icon PDF 161 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Planning, Regulatory and Licensing Committee held 8 December 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557e

Licensing Committee 08/12/2021 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Licensing Committee held 8 December 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557f

Rights of Way: 09/12/2021 pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Rights of Way Committee held 9 December 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557g

Scrutiny : Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside: 27/09/2021 pdf icon PDF 175 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside Scrutiny Committee held 27 September 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557h

Scrutiny : Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside 06/12/2021 pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Neighbourhood Services, Planning and Countryside Scrutiny Committee held 6 December 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

 

557i

Scrutiny : Social Services: 23/11/2021 pdf icon PDF 161 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Social Services Scrutiny Committee held 23 November 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557j

Scrutiny : Transformation, Commercialisation and Corporate Centre: 30/11/2021 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Transformation, Commercialisation and Corporate Centre Scrutiny Committee held 30 November 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557k

Scrutiny : Learning and LGES 13/12/2021 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Learning and LGES Scrutiny Committee held 13 December 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

557l

Scrutiny : Regeneration, Public Protection and Housing: 14/12/2021 pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Minutes of the Regeneration, Public Protection and Housing Scrutiny Committee held 14 December 2021 be accepted as a correct record.

558.

Adoption of Council Tax Reduction Scheme for the Financial Year 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 270 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The adoption of a Council Tax Reduction Scheme to commence in April 2022 under the requirements of the Prescribed Requirements Regulations for the 2022/23 financial year be approved.

559.

Welsh Language Strategy and Welsh in Education Strategic Plan pdf icon PDF 369 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Learning

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor L Mytton led the Council through the Welsh Language Strategy and Welsh in Education Strategic Plan’ report.

 

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

 

Members were also advised of an error in Appendix 1 – Foreword   The date should be ‘June 2027’ not ‘June 2021’.

 

Resolved subject to the foregoing that:

 

(a)  The submission of the Welsh in Education Strategic Plan and Action Plan to Welsh Government be approved

(b)  The further development of the Welsh Language Strategy and Action Plan for the Welsh Commissioner be approved.

560.

Change to Cabinet Appointments pdf icon PDF 329 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

561.

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 pdf icon PDF 274 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

562.

Disability Facility Grant (DFG) Service Update pdf icon PDF 494 KB

To receive report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

563.

To receive communications from Their Worship the Mayor

Minutes:

His Worship the Mayor extended best wishes for the New Year.

564.

To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence

Minutes:

The Mayor advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

 

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