Agenda, decisions and minutes

Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board
Friday, 14th February, 2020 10.05 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.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 29 November 2019 were approved.

3.

Agreement with Coastal Housing Group associated with Development at the rear of Boots' Service Yard, Neath pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.        That Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council enter into an agreement with Coastal Housing Group, giving the

        Council’s consent (as freehold owner of the land) for Coastal to enter into a Section 185 Water Industry Act 1991 sewer diversion agreement with Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and the Welsh Minsters.

 

2.        That the agreement with Coastal requires Coastal to indemnify the Council in relation to the liabilities and obligations arising out of the Section 185 agreement.

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.           That Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council enter into an agreement with Coastal Housing Group, giving the

          Council’s consent (as freehold owner of the land) for Coastal to enter into a Section 185 Water Industry Act 1991 sewer diversion agreement with Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and the Welsh Minsters.

 

2.           That the agreement with Coastal required Coastal to indemnify the Council, in relation to the liabilities and obligations arising out of the Section 185 agreement.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

The decisions are required in order to enable the development of the land as part of the overall redevelopment plans for Neath town centre, in accordance with the council’s regeneration proposals.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

 

4.

Workways+ Short Term Unemployed (STU) supporting people most at risk of poverty to gain employment. pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the Offer of Grant from the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) in relation to the Workways+ Short Term Unemployed project, be approved.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the offer of grant from the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) in relation to the Workways+ Short Term Unemployed project, be approved.

 

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.

 

 

 

5.

Forward Work Programme 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

The forward work programme was noted.

6.

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 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.

 

7.

Port Talbot Peripheral Distributor Road Phase 2 - Part 1

Decision:

That the payment of the compensation sums to the affected parties as detailed in the private circulated report, be approved.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the payment of the compensation sums to the affected parties, as detailed in the private circulated report, be approved.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To pay compensation as a result of the Port Talbot Peripheral Distributor Road Phase 2 Scheme. 

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

 

8.

Propose Exchange of Land

Decision:

That the terms and conditions (subject to there being no objections following statutory advertisement) for the exchange of land and for the amendment to the boundary plan for the Local Nature Reserve as detailed in the private circulated report, be approved.

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the terms and conditions (subject to there being no objections following statutory advertisement) for the exchange of land and for the amendment to the boundary plan for the Local Nature Reserve, as detailed in the private circulated report, be approved.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To address an ongoing encroachment and provide suitable alternative and enhanced biodiversity land to be included in the Local Nature Reserve.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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