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264.

Apologies for absence pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

265.

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 Andrew Barry declared a personal interest in relation to item 3 ‘Public Spaces Protection Order(s) Restricting Access Over Five Public Highways In Merthyr Tydfil Through The Installation Of Gates’ as he resides in William Street which is part of the area proposed to have gates installed.

 

 

266.

Public Spaces Protection Order/s Restricting Access Over Five Public Highways In Merthyr Tydfil Through The Installation Of Gates pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Simon Jones updated Committee in detail on amendments to be made to the report.  He advised that these amendments will have no impact on the recommendations contained in the report.

 

Resolved that:

 

a)     The undertaking of formal public consultation on the proposal to introduce PSPO gating orders with consultation commencing on the 7th January 2021 be approved.

 

b)     A further report, following completion of the statutory public consultation, which considers any representations received and, if appropriate, seeking approval of the Public Spaces Protection Order(s) be produced and placed before Cabinet.

 

267.

Bus Emergency Scheme (BES) pdf icon PDF 499 KB

To consider report of the Interim Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)     The principles of the BES 2 agreement (Appendix 2) to secure (conditional) financial support for the bus sector and to establish a relationship with their regional lead authority and signatory, that ensures that the ongoing emergency funding meets the authority’s priorities and is delivered on its behalf be approved.

 

b)     A call for a further report on bus reform proposals relating to the future management of bus services in Wales be approved.

 

268.

RE:FIT Cymru Energy Efficiency Framework-Approval of Salix Loan and entering into Works Contract pdf icon PDF 261 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)     For the Installation of energy conservation measures detailed in the MTCBC Investment Grade Proposal (Combined 8.5yr payback, £1.145 Million Capex) to be approved.

 

b)     Utilisation of Salix Interest Free Loan to pay for the installation of energy conservation measures as per the IGP, to be approved.            

 

c)     Entering into a works contract with Ameresco to install the energy conservation measures in MTCBC buildings as per the Investment Grade Proposal, to be approved.

 

269.

3-16 Voluntary Aided School - Site Consultation pdf icon PDF 679 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor C Davies requested it be noted that he abstained on this item.

 

Resolved that:

 

a)     The land south of the ‘Greenie’, west of Galon Uchaf Road, be selected as the site for the purpose of building the new 3-16 school, be approved.

 

b)     Option A, as identified within the 3-16 Consultation Pack – Appendix 1, design development subject to the pending appointment of a successfully tendered contractor is progressed.

 

c)     Design development be undertaken with all relevant stakeholders, particularly to address concerns identified through the consultation exercise and others that may emerge through ongoing engagement and dialogue be undertaken.

 

d)     Use of the whole current upper BHHS site as a contingent option to supplement Option A, if required, be retained.

 

270.

Transforming Towns Programme Funding for Merthyr Tydfil Transforming Towns Phase 1 pdf icon PDF 347 KB

To consider report of the Interim Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)     The award of funding for Transforming Towns Programme for Merthyr Tydfil Transforming Towns Phase 1 be approved.

 

271.

Amendment of Existing Order - Upper High Street, Merthyr Tydfil pdf icon PDF 297 KB

To consider report of the Interim Deputy Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)     The necessary consultations be undertaken with stakeholders and submission of an application under section 249 of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 to the Welsh Government to amend the Bridleway on Upper High Street as identified on the plan.

 

272.

School Balances 2019-2021 pdf icon PDF 589 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)     The financial categorisation of schools, as shown in Appendix 1, be approved.

 

273.

Swan Street area - Proposed changes to Traffic Regulation Orders associated with the New Bus Station pdf icon PDF 279 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)         The giving of Public Notice 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 2 be approved.

 

b)     The making of the permanent order in the event of no objections being received, be approved.

 

c)     The presentation of a report to the appropriate committee for consideration as soon as practicable if objections are received be approved.

 

274.

Various Roads Twynyrodyn - Proposed one-way driving restriction and 20mph zone Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 279 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)     The giving of Public Notice subject to statutory consultation with the emergency services and other representative user groups, 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 schedules at Appendix 2 be approved.

 

b)     The making of the permanent order in the event of no objections being received, be approved.

 

c)     If objections are received the presentation of a report to the appropriate Committee for consideration as soon as practicable be approved.

 

275.

Winter Protection Plan 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 177 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

a)     The content of the Winter Protection Plan be noted.

 

b)     The Winter Protection Plan be endorsed.

 

276.

Annual Report Social Services Complaints Representations and Compliments 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The contents of the report be noted.

 

277.

Vale, Valleys and Cardiff (VVC) Adoption Collaborative Annual Report for 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 pdf icon PDF 272 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Report for Information be received.

278.

Foster Care Incentives pdf icon PDF 302 KB

To receive report of the Chief Officer Social Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Report for Information be received.

 

279.

Any Other Business Deemed Urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

No other business was deemed urgent by the Chair.

CLOSED SESSION

280.

21st Century Schools Band B Programme, Construction of a New 3-16 VA (Voluntary Aided) Faith School

To consider report of the Chief Officer Neighbourhood Services

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Recommendation as contained within the Report be accepted.

 

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