Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet (Finance) Sub Committee - Wednesday, 20th October, 2021 2.02 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Port Talbot Civic Centre

Contact: Tammie Davies 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

Agreed that Councillor C.Clement-Williams be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

2.

Welcome and Roll Call

Minutes:

The Chairperson welcomed all to the meeting and a roll call was completed.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

No Declarations of Interest were received.

4.

Minutes of the last meeting held on the 22nd September 2021 pdf icon PDF 15 KB

Minutes:

That the minutes of the 22nd September 2021 be approved.

5.

Community Councils Minor Projects Scheme - Application from Onllwyn Community Council pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That a grant of 70% of actual costs up to a maximum of £14,000 to Onllwyn Community Council be approved.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The decision is in compliance with the approved policy and to enable community improvements.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

6.

Miscellaneous Grant Fund Applications pdf icon PDF 343 KB

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.      That Pontardawe Arena Partnership be given an annual grant for the full amount of rent less £1 from 1st December 2013 to the next rent review of the 30th November 2022 for the lease of the Visitor Centre at Glantawe Riverside Park, Pontardawe. 

 

2.      That the Trustees of Melyn United Bowls Club be allocated a grant of £650 pa towards the rent of £715 pa with effect from 4th November 2021 until the 3rd November 2022.  Thereafter a grant of £665 pa will be provided until the next rent review for the Lease of the Bowls Pavilion at Mount Pleasant Recreation Ground, Hillside, Neath.

 

3.      That the Trustees of Ynyscorrwg Park CIO continue to receive an existing grant of £1,100 pa until the 15th July 2022. Thereafter a grant of £1,150 pa will be provided until the next rent review for the Lease of Playing Field, pavilion and MUGA at Ynyscorrwy Park, Glyncorrwg, Port Talbot.

 

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To enable the Council to consider the amount of financial support in respect of the grant applications received.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

7.

Urgent Items

Any urgent items (whether public or exempt), at the discretion of the Chairperson pursuant to Statutory Instrument 2001 No 2290 (as amended)

Minutes:

No urgent items were received.

 

8.

Access to Meetings

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 or 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 of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

9.

Write Off of Council Tax (Exempt Under Paragraph 14)

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the approval be granted to write off the amounts as detailed in the private circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To enable the Council to write off irrecoverable Council Tax accounts.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

10.

Housing Benefits Write Offs (Exempt Under Paragraph 14)

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the approval be granted to write off the amounts as detailed in the private circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To enable the Council to write off irrecoverable Council Tax accounts.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

11.

Sundry Debtor Write Offs (Exempt Under Paragraph 14)

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That approval be granted to write off the debts as detailed in the private circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To enable the Council to write off irrecoverable Sundry Debts accounts.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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