Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

513.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

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

514.

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 K Gibbs Declared his Interest in Item Thirteen – Direct Payments Support Service as his Step Daughter is a Service User.

515.

Revenue Budget Monitoring 2018/19 – Quarter 2 pdf icon PDF 294 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The second Revenue Budget Monitoring report for the 2018/19 financial year based on 2nd Quarter projections be accepted

(b)  Budget Virements outlined in Appendix 2 be approved

(c)  Managers to urgently address projected budget deficits within their respective Service areas, identifying all possible remedial measures to offset projected deficits

(d)  Managers to continue to monitor all Revenue Budgets and immediately notify the Chief Finance Officer of potential financial difficulties

516.

Capital Monitoring Report 2018/19 – Quarter 2 pdf icon PDF 161 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The Capital Monitoring Report for the second quarter of 2018/19 be noted

(b)  Approval be given to the budget amendments for Core Funded Projects as outlined in Paragraph 4.1 of the report

(c)  The requirement for Officers to continue to rigorously monitor budgets to ensure that expenditure remains within approved budgets be noted

(d)  The requirement for Chief Officers to scrutinise project delivery to ensure expenditure remains within approved budgets be noted

517.

Annual Risk Management Progress Report and Updated Corporate Risk Register for 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 412 KB

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The Corporate Risk Register for 2018-19 be approved and the progress made in developing Risk Management be noted

(b)  The continued progress made in considering the Risk Management requirements of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and the Council adopting the 4T’s of Risk Management be noted

(c)  It be noted that Audit Committee will invite Lead Corporate Management Team Officers to attend the Committee on a rolling programme basis to report on progress in managing their Corporate Risks

(d)  The proposals to continue to present Highlight Reports on the Corporate Risk Register to Cabinet be noted

518.

School Reorganisation – 3 to 16 Voluntary Aided School pdf icon PDF 287 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor L Mytton led the Committee through the ‘School Reorganisation – 3 to 16 Voluntary Aided School’ report and proposed an amendment to the recommendations as contained within the report.

 

Resolved subject to the foregoing that:

 

(a)  The information contained within the attached Consultation Report, which includes details of correspondence received during the Consultation exercise be noted (Appendix 1)

(b)  A further 42 day Public Consultation be undertaken which names the proposed site for the build of the new 3-16 school starting in the New Year.

519.

Call off Contract for the supply of refuse vehicles pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Call Off Contract be approved through the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) framework with Dennis Eagle Ltd, Heathcote Way, Heathcote Industrial Estate, Warwick, CV34 6TE

520.

Public Open Space, Woodlands Avenue Treharris pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The following recommendation be endorsed:

 

Option 4.4 That the Council partly funds reinstatement of the area providing the Community take responsibility for the area by way of Lease or Licence and that External Funding can be secured.

521.

Community Zone - Update pdf icon PDF 545 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The progress to date and revised Terms of Reference and Membership of the Implementation Group be noted.

522.

Be Positive not Perfect - Parenting Marketing Campaign pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

To note that a Digital Media Campaign will go live in December 2018.

523.

Pontmorlais Promenade and Labour Exchange pdf icon PDF 157 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Community Regeneration

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

Cabinet approve in principle a proposal to re-grade and landscape the embankment subject to the completion of the further hydrological surveys and assessments and an acceptable scheme being provided.

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 Paragraphs 12, 14 and 16 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

524.

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 be approved

525.

Direct Payments Support Service

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Minutes:

Councillor K Gibbs having Declared his Interest in this item left the Chamber for the consideration of this item.

 

Resolved that:

 

The recommendation as contained within the report be accepted.

526.

Land at Pant Industrial Estate, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2SR

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

RE-OPENED SESSION

527.

Any Other Business Deemed Urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

 

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