Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

793.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

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

794.

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 D Hughes Declared his Interest in the Extra Item – Dowlais Engine House as he is a Trustee.

795.

Revenue Budget Monitoring 2018/19 – Quarter 3 pdf icon PDF 289 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor A Barry referred the Committee to the ‘Revenue Budget Monitoring 2018/19 – Quarter 3’ report and advised that in Paragraph 1.1 it should read ‘was’ and not ‘will be’.

 

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The third Revenue Budget Monitoring report for the 2018/19 financial year based on 3rd 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

796.

Capital Monitoring Report 2018/19 – Quarter 3 pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

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

(b)  Approval be given to the budget amendments for core funded projects as outlined in Paragraphs 4.1 and 4.5 of the report

(c)  Variances to the revised budget as per Paragraph 4.3 of the report be noted

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

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

797.

Council Priorities And Budget Consultation 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The results of the Council Priorities and the Budget Consultation exercise be received and considered.

798.

Capita Glamorgan Consultancy Ltd – Appointment of Director pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The appointment of the ‘Engineering and Traffic Manager’ as a Director of the Joint Venture Company (JVC) to represent the interests of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council be approved

(b)  The extension of insurance indemnity to the appointed Officer in discharge of his duties and responsibilities in pursuance of his role as set out in (a) above be approved

 

799.

School Reorganisation – 3 to 16 Voluntary Aided School pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor L Mytton referred the Committee to the ‘School Reorganisation – 3 to 16 Voluntary Aided School’ report and advised that under Paragraph 2.1 it should read ‘1 September 2020’ and not ‘1 September 2019’.

 

Resolved subject to the foregoing that:

 

(a)  A period of consultation with all appropriate bodies be entered into, with a view to:

·         Closing St Aloysius RC Primary, St Illtyd’s RC Primary and St Mary’s RC Primary Schools and Bishop Hedley RC High School

·         Creating a 3 – 16 all through Catholic education provision with effect from 1 September 2020

·         Continuing to provide education on existing sites until such time as the proposals for utilising 21st Century Band B monies are agreed by Council

(b)  A further report be presented to Council following the period of consultation

800.

Homelessness Strategy Action Plan pdf icon PDF 319 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Community Regeneration

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Homelessness Strategy Action Plan be approved.

801.

Funded Nursing Care pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Social Services

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 Paragraphs 12, 13 and 14 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972

802.

Capital Programme 2019/20 To 2022/23

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The Capital Programme for 2019/20 to 2022/23 be accepted and recommended to Council for approval

(b)  Recommendation 2.2 as contained within the report be accepted.

803.

Post Adoption Support - Decision making in an Adoption Allowances case

To receive report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

804.

Dowlais Engine House

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Minutes:

Councillor D Hughes 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.

RE-OPENED SESSION

805.

Any Other Business Deemed Urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

 

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