Agenda and minutes

Venue: MICROSOFT TEAMS MEETING

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

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Items
No. Item

817.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

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

818.

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 A Barry declared an interest in Item 9 - Local Transport Fund 2020/21.

819.

Revenue Budget Monitoring 2020/21 – Quarter 1 pdf icon PDF 404 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    The Revenue Budget Monitoring report for the 2020/21 financial year based on 1st 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, be approved. 

 

d)    Managers to continue to monitor all revenue budgets and immediately notify the Chief Finance Officer of potential financial difficulties, be approved

820.

Capital Budget Monitoring 2020/21 – Quarter 1 pdf icon PDF 357 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    The Quarter 1 Capital Monitoring Report for 2020/21 be noted.

 

b)    The budget amendments for core-funded projects as outlined in 4.1 below be approved.

 

c)    Variances to the budgets as per paragraphs 4.2 be noted.

821.

Highlight Report for Corporate Risk Register 2019-2020 pdf icon PDF 658 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    Progress on the management of the Council’s Corporate Risks for 2019-Due to the impact of Covid 19, and subject to funding being available to undertake a wider partnership review and full partnership commissioning approach, the current contracts across Families First be extended to 2022.   2020 and the Highlight Report for the Corporate Risk Register for 2019-2020 (as at 31st March 2020) be approved.

 

b)    The progress made in monitoring and mitigating Corporate Risks up to the 28th August 2020, be noted.

 

c)    An additional Corporate Risk relating to the Coronavirus pandemic (The Risk: ‘Pandemic (COVID-19) - The Coronavirus pandemic will have an adverse health and economic impact on Merthyr Tydfil, in turn affecting all functions of the Council and the ability to provide public services across the Country Borough’) be approved.

 

Following an observation made by a Committee Member, the Chair requested that officers put ‘Public Transport Network’ on the next agenda of the Risk Register.

822.

Welsh Language Annual Report 2020 pdf icon PDF 664 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    The Council’s Welsh Language Annual Monitoring Report for 2019-2020 be approved.

 

 

823.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Covid-19 Prevention & Response Plan pdf icon PDF 435 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    The endorsing of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg COVID-19 Prevention & Response Plan be approved; and

 

b)    The Deputy Chief Executive regularly reviews and updates the Covid-19 Prevention & Response Plan to include changes in Welsh Government guidance and to incorporate the lessons learnt in responding to the virus, locally, nationally and internationally, be approved.

 

 

824.

Cyfarthfa 64 Byway Open To All Traffic pdf icon PDF 395 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    The necessary consultations with any persons or organisations likely to be affected by the order and with all statutory consultees be undertaken.

 

b)    Following the consultation process that an Order be made under section 1 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to prevent the use of the Byway Open to All Traffic by mechanically propelled vehicles and the necessary statutory procedures to make that order be followed.

825.

Local Transport Fund 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 347 KB

To consider report of the Interim Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    The award of funding identified within the report be approved.

 

 

826.

Town Centre Regeneration Grants – COVID-19 Response pdf icon PDF 355 KB

To consider report of the Interim Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    The award of funding for both Welsh Government Funded Programmes be approved. 

 

827.

Inspection Report - Prevention & Promotion of Independence for Older Adults pdf icon PDF 371 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    The contents of this report be noted.

828.

Parenting Partnership Plan 2020-2023 Consultation Outcomes pdf icon PDF 354 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    The proposed amendments to the draft Parenting Partnership Plan 2020-2023 as a result of the consultation are noted and the plan be approved.

 

 

829.

Prevention and Performance of Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) pdf icon PDF 392 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    Further work is undertaken across the Learning Department to review the increase in EOTAS numbers and how the impact on the work of the Learning Department and partners can be mitigated. 

 

b)    A multi-agency task and finish group to review and agree new, early identification toolkits for both Key Stage 2 and Key Stages 3 & 4, due to data changes or availability, be established.

 

 

830.

Families First Performance pdf icon PDF 658 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)    Due to the impact of Covid 19, and subject to funding being available to undertake a wider partnership review and full partnership commissioning approach, the current contracts across Families First be extended to 2022.

831.

MTCBC Change and Wellbeing Programme - Quarters 3 & 4 Progress 2019-2020 pdf icon PDF 367 KB

To receive report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Report for Information be received.

832.

Any Other Business Deemed Urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised there was no other business deemed urgent.

 

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