Agenda, decisions and minutes

Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board
Friday, 7th June, 2019 10.01 am

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

Contact: Nicola Headon 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

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

 

2.

Forward Work Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

Noted by Committee.

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Minutes of the 1 March and 12 April, 2019, be approved.

4.

Neath Port Talbot Discovery Clusters Marketing Campaign pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the successful funding application for the Neath Port Talbot Discovery Clusters project and the resulting destination marketing campaign, be noted.

 

That delegated authority be granted to the Head of Property and Regeneration to undertake and approve the necessary procurement exercises to deliver the project, subject to receipt of the offer letter.

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.           That the successful funding application for the Neath Port Talbot Discovery Clusters project and the resulting destination marketing campaign, be noted.

 

2.           That delegated authority be granted to the Head of Property and Regeneration to undertake and approve the necessary procurement exercises to deliver the project, subject to receipt of the offer letter.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

In order to ensure that the project can commence promptly and be delivered to agreed timescales.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

1.        In the interest of successfully delivering the project an event will be held to inform tourism operators about the project.

2.        An open and transparent call will also be undertaken, alongside a robust assessment process, to identify the successful product clusters which will be promoted through the campaign.

 

5.

Access to Meetings

To resolve to exclude the public for the following items pursuant to Regulation 4(3) and (5) of Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 2290 and the relevant exempt Paragraphs 14 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:        that pursuant to Regulation 4(3) and (5) of Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 2290, the public be excluded for the following items 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.

 

6.

Port Talbot Peripheral Distributor Road Phase 2 - Extension of Statutory period for the Claim from Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd for Compensation

Private Joint Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration and Head of Engineering and Transport

Decision:

That the time limit to negotiate the claim from Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd under Port Talbot PDR Phase 2, be extended to the 30th September 2019.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the time limit to negotiate the claim from Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd under Port Talbot PDR Phase 2, be extended to the 30 September, 2019.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To secure approval for the immediate action required in respect of claims under the Port Talbot peripheral Distributor Road, Phase 2 Scheme.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

7.

Proposed Renewal of Lease of the Retail Premises at 9 Wind Street and 4-6 Water Street, Neath to Boots Ltd

Private Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration

 

Decision:

That the grant of a new lease to Boots UK Ltd. of the retail premises at 9 Wind Street & 4-6 Water Street, Neath, be approved.

 

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the grant of a new lease to Boots UK Ltd. of the retail premises at 9 Wind Street and 4-6 Water Street, Neath, be approved.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The renewal of the lease will allow this prominently located premises in Neath Town Centre to continue to be operated by the major national retailer and provide an annual income for the Council.           

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

8.

Building Surveying and Surveying Services - Council's Grants Schemes

Private Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration

 

Decision:

That approval be granted for the direct award to Faithful and Gould for the Building and Quantity Surveying Services for the Welsh Government funded Property Enhancement Development Grant (PEDG), Sustainable Living Grant (SLG) and the Council funded Commercial Property Grant (CPG) projects prior to completion of the procurement process, and subject to agreement on acceptable fee rates.

 

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That approval be granted for the direct award to Faithful and Gould for the Building and Quantity Surveying Services for the Welsh Government funded Property Enhancement Development Grant (PEDG), Sustainable Living Grant (SLG) and the Council funded Commercial Property Grant (CPG) projects prior to completion of the procurement process, and subject to agreement on acceptable fee rates.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To assist Regeneration in completing on PEDG and SLG projects whilst the limited funding is still available over the next two financial years. 

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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