Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

832.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor K O’Neill.

833.

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.

834.

Update On Response To Older Persons Commissioner Report; A Place Called Home pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The response be accepted and that recommended actions be agreed as follows:

 

Falls Prevention Training be rolled out across Merthyr Tydfil in the Public and Private Sector

 

Consideration be given to extending the Stay Well @ Home Service to all settings including Care Homes

 

Care and Support Plans are Person Centred, Life Story Work is undertaken in partnership with residents and their families

 

Merthyr Tydfil becomes a Dementia Friends Community; All Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council staff are trained in Dementia Awareness

 

Care Home and Senior Managers are Trained to Level 5 in Dementia Awareness

 

Befriending Services are developed with Voluntary Action Merthyr Tydfil and other Third Sector Partners to support residents to have a voice

835.

Annual Resurfacing - Supply Of Materials pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

Delegated authority for Contract Award to the Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Finance Officer in discussion with the Cabinet Member for Governance and Corporate Services be approved.

836.

Social Services and Wellbeing Act: Pooled Fund - Care Home Accommodation pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The content of the report be noted

(b)  The letter dated 9th February 2018 from Chris Stevens Welsh Government attached to the report as Appendix 1 be noted

(c)  The arrangements for the Pooled Fund, including the appointment of Rhondda Cynon Taf as the host be endorsed

(d)  The content of the Legal Agreement attached to the report as Appendix 2 be endorsed

(e)  Officers be authorised to make non-material changes to the Legal Agreement as they arise during the Governance process.

CLOSED SESSION

Exempt

Resolved that:

 

The public be excluded from the Meeting on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph/s 12, 14 and 16 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

837.

Debt Write Off Report

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Write Off of Irrecoverable Debts as identified in Appendices 1 and 2 of the report be approved.

838.

Sundry Debt Write Off Report

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Write Off of Irrecoverable Debts as identified in Appendices 1 to 5 of the report be approved.

RE-OPENED SESSION

839.

Any Other Business Deemed Urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

 

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