Agenda and decisions

Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board
Friday, 18th October, 2019 10.05 am

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

Contact: Nicola Headon 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 75 KB

4.

Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol pdf icon PDF 173 KB

Joint Report of the Head of Planning and Public Protection and Assistant Chief Executive and Chief Digital Officer

 

Decision:

That delegation arrangements in respect of the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Service set out in version 14.12.18 of the authority’s Constitution (i.e. in Part 3 - Officer of the Council Delegation Arrangements : {c} Environmental Health and Trading Standards - Schedule 1) be amended to:

(a)                  Add the Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018 to the list of legislation [set out in the above referred to Schedule 1] delegated to the Director of Environment, the Head of Planning and Public Protection and the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Manager.

 

(b)                  That delegation be granted to officers in [a] above, the authority to authorise individual competent and qualified officers to act under that legislation.

(c)                  That delegation be granted to officers in [a] above the authority to institute legal proceedings under the provisions contained in the official Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018 in conjunction with the Head of Legal Services (including the signing of any cautions in accordance with Home Office Guidelines) and, where an alleged offender is being held in custody in relation to an offence, to institute proceedings by way of charge.

 

(d)                  That the Head of Legal Services be authorised to seek amendment of the Constitution by the Council in due course: in order to reflect the above changes to the authority’s delegation arrangements.

 

5.

Neath Port Talbot Local Development Plan (LDP) – Consideration of: the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the third LDP Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Report of the Head of Planning and Public Protection

6.

Welsh Government Consultation: National Development Framework 2020-2040 – Consultation Draft pdf icon PDF 405 KB

Report of the Head of Planning and Public Protection

Decision:

That the responses to the Welsh Government consultation questions on the draft National Development Framework (NDF) 2020-2040, set out in Appendix 3 of the circulated report, be agreed and authorisation granted to submit a response to Welsh Government.

7.

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council - 2019 Air Quality Progress Report pdf icon PDF 11 MB

Report of the Head of Planning and Public Protection

 

Decision:

1)       That the contents of the 2019 Air Quality Progress Report and Detailed Assessment of Air Quality be noted and agreed.

 

2)       That the 2019 Air Quality Progress Report be made available to the public and other stakeholders via the Council’s website, and a copy sent to the Welsh Government for information.

 

 

8.

Wales Audit Report - Environmental Health pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Head of Planning and Public Protection

Decision:

1.   That the Wales Audit Office’s findings from the follow up work based on the report: ‘Delivering with Less – Environmental Health Services’, be noted.

 

2.   That the action plan in response to the proposals for improvement issued by the Wales Audit Office, be approved.  

9.

Forward Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Urgent Item