Agenda and minutes

Joint Resilience Committee - Friday, 7th November, 2014 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 2, City and County of Swansea

Contact: Gina Cirillo  Committee/Member Services Officer

No. Item


Appointment of Vice Chairman (2014/2015)



That Councillor D.W.Cole of the City and County of Swansea be appointed Vice Chairman for the remainder of the municipal year 2014/15.



Members' Declarations


The following Members made declarations at the commencement of the meeting:


Councillor D. W. Cole

As he is a Member of the Mid and West Wales Fire Authority


Councillor T.J.Hennegan

As he is a Member of the Mid and West Wales Fire Authority




Minutes of the meeting held on the 1st August, 2014 pdf icon PDF 156 KB


The Minutes of the Joint Resilience Committee held on the 1st August, 2014 were received and noted subject to it being noted that there was no Private Verbal Report submitted by the Head of Children and Young People Services.


Matters Arising


Members were informed that the deferred COMAH Exercise with TATA Steel has been re-arranged for the 5th December 2014.  It was noted that Members involvement in COMAH has always been appreciated and as a result the Joint Resilience Unit development of COMAH had been recognised as one of the best in South Wales.  Mr.S.Burgess would keep the Committee updated on all developments.




Dates of Future Meetings


Friday, 6th February 2015 – Port Talbot Civic Centre

Friday, 1st May 2015 – City and County of Swansea


Access to Meetings



that pursuant to Section 100A (4) and (5) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded for the following item of business which involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 14 and 18 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the above Act.


Private Report of the Head of Human Resources




The Joint Resilience Manager gave an overview of the key resilience challenges facing Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council and the City and County of Swansea and to update Members on how these challenges were being addressed and to provide an insight into the wider resilience framework which exists at a local, regional and national level, as detailed in the private circulated report.




that the report be noted with the agreed proposals as discussed in the meeting be actioned.