Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

918.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

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

919.

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 C Davies Declared his Interest in Item 14 – Reconfiguration of the Edge of Care Officer – Children’s Services as he has a conflict of Interest as a result of employment in a neighbouring Authority.

920.

Annual Equality Report for 2017-2018 pdf icon PDF 670 KB

To consider report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The Council’s Annual Equality Report for 2017 – 2018 be approved

(b)  The Council’s Annual Equality Report for 2017 – 2018 be forwarded to Full Council as an Information Report.

 

921.

Highway Adoptions pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The streets as detailed in Table 1 of the report, under the Highways Act 1980 Section 38 and 228 be adopted.

922.

After School/Holiday Provision at the Cwm Golau Integrated Children’s Centre (ICC) pdf icon PDF 185 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The full Day Care Offer is for all three to four year olds be confirmed

(b)  Option 1 be agreed to restrict any two year olds to sessional care only during holiday periods within the two pre-schools

(c)  Option 2a be approved to provide holiday provision for all children five to seven years old through the medium of Welsh

(d)  Option 4 be approved as parents may require Welsh after school provision for three to four year olds

(e)  Option 5a be approved to provide Welsh after school provision for all children five to seven years old

(f)   Revisit the request to expand holiday provision, through the medium of English, in Autumn 2019 when a better understanding of demand, supply and impact on current providers through the 30 hour offer will be known

923.

Active Travel Fund And Safe Routes In The Community Fund pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Community Regeneration

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The progress that has been made by Officers on current projects be noted and the submission of funding applications both locally and regionally be approved.

924.

Regional Transport Authority Metro Plus Programme pdf icon PDF 177 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Community Regeneration

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

(a)    The progress that has been made regionally be noted and the submission for Merthyr to lead on this for the Region be approved

(b)   The recruitment of two staff to successfully manage the Regional and Local Implementation and Development of the project for a fixed term period of three years be approved.  The funding of these posts are part of the wider series of funding submissions to Welsh Government including Metro+ Programme and Active Travel Local and Regional schemes

(c)    Any additional administrative costs to support accountancy functions be approved.

925.

CCTV Control Room Upgrade pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Community Regeneration

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Capital Expenditure to upgrade the CCTV Control Room be approved from the Capital Programme.

926.

MTCBC Change and Well-Being Programme – Quarter 3 Progress 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 241 KB

To receive report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

927.

Annual Report Social Services Complaints, Representations and Compliments 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 341 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The report for Information be received.

928.

Welsh Government Warm Homes - Arbed Scheme pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Community Regeneration

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 13, 14 and 15 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

929.

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.

930.

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 the Appendices of the report be approved.

931.

Reconfiguration of the Edge of Care Offer – Children’s Services

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Minutes:

Councillor C Davies 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 approved.

RE-OPENED SESSION

932.

Any Other Business Deemed Urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

 

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