Agenda and minutes

Streetscene and Engineering Cabinet Board
Friday, 30th November, 2018 10.05 am

Venue: Committee Rooms A/B - Neath Civic Centre

Contact: Tammie Davies 

Note: This meeting will start immediately following the Scrutiny Committee 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

Agreed that Councillor E.V.Latham be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

 

2.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Minutes:

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 October 2018, be noted.

 

3.

Quarter 2 Performance Monitoring pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Joint Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport and the Head of Streetscene

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were pleased to note that recycling in the County Borough was increasing in line with targets for 2019.

 

Decision:

 

That the monitoring report be noted.

4.

Highway Maintenance - New Code of Practice pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the current Highway Maintenance Plan continue to be used until the County Surveyors’ Society Wales (CSSW) development of a nationally consistent response to the code across Welsh Local Authorities is completed, and a further report be brought back to this Cabinet Board.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To facilitate the introduction of a consistent “risk based” approach to the management of all highway assets across the Welsh authorities.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

 

5.

Traffic Order: Salem Road, Cwmavon pdf icon PDF 219 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objections be over ruled, the Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Order at the B4286 Salem Road, Cwmavon be implemented as previously advertised and the objectors informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To improve visibility exiting the junction of Heol Jwbili/Salem Road, Cwmavon, in the interest of road safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

This item has been subject to external consultation.

 

6.

Traffic Orders - Kingdon Owen Road, Neath pdf icon PDF 878 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objections be over ruled, the One Way Order and No Entry Order at Kingdon Owen Road, Neath, be implemented as previously advertised and the objectors informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To improve traffic flow in the interest of road safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

This item has been subject to external consultation.

 

 

7.

Traffic Order - Merthyr Road, Glynneath pdf icon PDF 249 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Legal Orders for No Waiting, No Loading or Unloading at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order at Merthyr Road, Glynneath, be advertised, and should no objections be received, the Orders be implemented.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To prevent indiscriminate parking in a bus turning area in the interest of highway safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

This item will be subject to external consultation.

 

8.

List of Approved Contractors pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the following firms be included in the approved list of contractors in the categories below:-

 

FIRM                                         CATEGORY

CCTV Access Control Ltd      3, 47, 48.

Protectorcomms Ltd                47,48,49,50,61,68,111 

(Access Control)

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To keep the Approved List up to date and as far as possible ensure a competitive procurement process, as well as for the purpose of supplying a List of Contractors for invitation to tender/quote within the relevant category.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

The Approved List of Contractors is promoted on Neath Port Talbot web pages.

 

9.

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:

Decision:

 

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 Paragraphs 12, 13 and 14 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

 

10.

Private Urgency Action 1282

Private Report of the Assistant Chief Executive and Chief Digital Officer

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the following Private Urgency Action taken by the Head of Engineering and Transport in consultation with the requisite Members, be noted:-

 

Officer Urgency Action No 1282 re: Replacement Community Services Transport Vehicles.