Agenda and minutes

Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board
Friday, 27th October, 2017 10.01 am

Venue: Committee Rooms A/B - Neath Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Tammie Davies 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

Agreed that Councillor A.Wingrave be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

 

2.

Minutes of the previous Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board held on 22 September, 2017 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Minutes:

Noted by the Committee.

3.

PREVENT Plan pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That the Head of Corporate Strategy and Democratic Services be given authority to implement the Venue Policy for Neath Port Talbot buildings necessary to secure compliance by the local authority with s29 section E paragraph 45 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 and associated statutory guidance issued by the Home Secretary in relation thereto;

 

2.              That the Neath Port Talbot Prevent Action Plan be supported.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To provide the relevant officers with the delegated authority to implement the Council’s venue hire policy and implement the requirement set out in Statutory guidance to have such a policy in place.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

The decisions will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

 

 

4.

Neath Food and Drink Festival 2017 pdf icon PDF 337 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

 

5.

Primary Authority Partnership pdf icon PDF 170 KB

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That the Head of Planning and Public Protection be granted delegated authority to enter into any Primary Authority arrangements with organisations that meet the necessary criteria for entering such arrangements;

 

2.              That the Head of Planning and Public Protection be designated to be the representative of this Authority for the purposes of the Primary Authority arrangement and to carry out on behalf of the Council all the delegated powers of such a Representative;

 

3.              That the Head of Planning and Public Protection be authorised to appoint an alternate or deputy for the purposes of the Primary Authority arrangement.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To provide assured advice, promote consistency and to encourage business confidence within Neath Port Talbot, whilst also accessing a means of cost recovery for time spent with the business by the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Department.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

The decisions will be implemented after the three day call in period.

6.

Planning Performance Annual Report 2016-2017 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Planning Performance Annual Report 2016-17 be formally submitted to the Welsh Government and also published on the Council’s website.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To comply with the requirements of the Welsh Government whereby each Local Planning Authority in Wales is required to produce, submit and publish an Annual Planning Performance Report by the 31 October 2017.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

7.

Food and Feed Service Delivery Plan 2017-18 and Enforcement Review 2016-17 pdf icon PDF 955 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

8.

Integrated Network Map - Active Travel pdf icon PDF 6 MB

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That the four additional Existing Route Maps routes presented at Appendix 1 to the circulated report, be agreed and authorisation be given to submit to the Welsh Government for approval;

 

2.              That the responses and recommendations to the representations received, as set out at Appendix 2 to the circulated report, be agreed;

 

3.              That the Integrated Network Map presented at Appendix 3 to the circulated report be agreed, and authorisation be given to submit to the Welsh Government for approval.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To ensure compliance with the requirements of the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

The decisions will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

This item has been subject to external consultation.

 

 

9.

Local Development Plan - Annual Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the Local Development Plan Annual Monitoring Report as presented at Appendix 1 to the circulated report, be noted;

 

2.              That the submission and publication procedures, as set out in the circulated report, be implemented.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To ensure compliance with the requirements of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 and Town and Country Planning (Local Development Plan) (Wales) Regulations 2015.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

The decisions will be implemented after the three day call in period.

10.

Forward Work Programme 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 173 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Forward Work Programme be noted.

11.

Access to Meetings

Minutes:

RESOLVED:          That pursuant to Regulation 4(3) and (5) of Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 2290, the public be excluded for the following item of business which involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 14 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

 

12.

Workways +

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Offer of Grant from the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) in relation to the Workways+ project as detailed at Appendix 1 to the private circulated report, be accepted, and that the Neath Port Talbot Delivery Team be supported with match funding, as detailed in the private circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To enable the Workways+ project to continue delivery in accordance with the business plan and WEFO Grant Offer letter.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

13.

Delegated Power 2017

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the private report be noted.

14.

Former Afan Lido Procurement

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That subject to the successful tenderer referenced in the private report passing the assessment set out in the tender exercise for the sale and development of the former Afan Lido site, delegated authority be granted to the Head of Property and Regeneration to award the tender to the successful tenderer and enter into a development agreement with the successful tenderer and any other documentation required as part of the development agreement.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To enable the sale of a surplus property and attain a capital receipt, and to ensure the Authority complies with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and the Council’s Contracts Procedure Rules.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

The decisions will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

The Local Ward Members have been consulted on this item.

 

15.

Private Urgency Action - 1385

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the following private urgency action taken by the Head of Property and Regeneration in consultation with the requisite Members, be noted:-

 

Officer Urgency Action No 1385 re: Proposed Acquisition of the property formerly known as Neath County Court, Forster Road, Neath, SA11 3BN.