Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

324.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

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

325.

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.

326.

Scrutiny Report Recommendations – Capital Engineering Project Referral (Brandy Bridge Scheme/ Road Slip – South Of Pontygwaith pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The Scrutiny Committee’s recommendations as outlined in the report under Paragraphs 3.1 - 3.7 and Paragraph 3.9 be approved

(b)  The amended recommendations as set out under Paragraphs 3.8 and 3.10 be approved

327.

Earmarked Reserves Review pdf icon PDF 161 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)   The Earmarked Reserves Review Report be received

(b)  The release of Earmarked Reserves surplus to requirement to the Budget Reserve as detailed in Appendix 1 be approved

(c)  The requests for utilisation of the Corporate Investment Fund to the value of £47,000 be approved

328.

Integrated Impact Assessment pdf icon PDF 392 KB

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The content of the report be noted

(b)  The Integrated Impact Assessment be rolled out for Council and Cabinet Reports from October 2018 onwards

(c)  The Integrated Impact Assessment will be regularly reviewed to ensure that it remains fit for purpose in supporting the Council’s decision making processes

329.

Competitive Leagues In Schools pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The request for £5,000 in budget growth for 2019/20 to the Leisure, Culture and Sports Development be approved.

330.

Cwm Taf Winter Pressures Plan 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The content of the Winter Pressures Plan be noted and endorsed.

331.

Regional Strategy for Children, Young People and Families pdf icon PDF 128 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Regional Strategy be endorsed and the work stream that will take forward the Plans be supported.

332.

Children’s Services Inspection pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report be received and an action plan be developed to address the areas for development be agreed.

333.

Petition - Reduction in speed limit on the A4054 Merthyr Road Pentrebach from 40mph to 30mph pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  Public Notice be given of the County Borough Council’s intention to make a Permanent Traffic Regulation Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which is detailed in the schedule at Appendix A

(b)  That in the event of no objections being received the said Permanent Order be made

(c)  If objections are received a report be presented to the appropriate Committee for consideration as soon as practicable

334.

NEETs Prevention and Performance pdf icon PDF 161 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The contents of the report be noted

(b)  An update on the progress of the new NEET Strategy 2018-20 be provided within the 2019 report to Council as the Strategy will then have been in place for a year

335.

Future Funding for Gypsy Roma and Traveller Learners and Pupils for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL) pdf icon PDF 265 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The content of the report be noted for the loss of funding for the services that support our Minority Ethnic, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Learners and subsequent redundancies.

336.

Play Sufficiency Assessment pdf icon PDF 376 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  Progress against the 2017 Action Plan and the additional funding secured for Play across the County Borough be noted

(b)  A further report be brought to Cabinet in 2019 outlining the priorities which are identified through a full Play Sufficiency Assessment of Merthyr Tydfil

337.

Flying Start Programme Performance pdf icon PDF 236 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The contents of the report be noted

(b)  A further report based upon Local Performance within the Foundation Phase Compact, Early Language Development Outcomes and Parenting will be produced within the Autumn and be brought back to Cabinet thereafter.

338.

Employee Benefits and Rewards pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To receive report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

339.

MTCBC Change Programme – Quarter One Progress 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 628 KB

To receive report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

340.

Community Zones - Update pdf icon PDF 274 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

341.

Implementation of the Section 117 Policy of the Mental Health Act pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

342.

Valley Life Wellbeing Centre pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

343.

Update on Young People's Participation and Facilitation of the Merthyr Tydfil Borough Wide Youth Forum (MTBWYF) and Office of Youth Mayor pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

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 14 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

344.

Cyfarthfa Castle Developments

To consider report of the Chief Officer Community Regeneration

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The recommendations as contained within the report be accepted.

RE-OPENED SESSION

345.

Any Other Business Deemed Urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

 

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