Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet (Finance) Sub Committee - Wednesday, 3rd February, 2021 2.02 pm

Venue: Via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Jayne Woodman 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

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

2.

Chairperson's Announcements

Minutes:

No Chairperson’s announcements were received.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were received.

4.

MIscellaneous Grant Fund Applications pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That Briton Ferry Community Library be granted £3,000 pa in relation to the rent increase of £3,190 pa towards the cost of rent of Briton Ferry Community Library subject to review in line with rent reviews from 1st April 2021.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

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

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

5.

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.

 

6.

Glamorgan Further Education Trust Fund

Minutes:

Members noted that the amount of applications being received was continuing to reduce, due to the availability of other grants which impacted on the eligiblility criteria of this grant.

 

Decisions:

 

1.   That applications to the Glamorgan Further Education Trust Fund for academic year 2020/2021 as detailed in Appendix B and C of the circulated report be approved.

 

2.   That the allocation of monies be up to a maximum of £3,760.50 for 3 full-time students as detailed in Appendix B of the circulated report.

 

3.   That the allocation of monies be up to a maximum of £1,880.25 for 2 part-time students as detailed in Appendix C of the circulated report.

 

4.   That payments to those approved applicants for whom receive continuing support from the Glamorgan Further Education Trust Fund be authorised.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To provide appropriate financial support for students who would otherwise suffer hardship.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

 

 

7.

The Harold and Joyce Charles Trust

Minutes:

As previously stated, Members noted the impact that the availability of other grants was having on the number of applications being received that met the eligibility criteria for this grant.

 

Decisions:

 

1.   That the eligible applications received on or before the closing date to the Harold and Joyce Charles Fund for academic year 2020/2021 as detailed in Appendix B of the circulated report be approved.

 

2.   That the allocation of monies be £3,760.50 for 3 full-time students as detailed in Appendix B of the circulated report.

 

3.   That payments to those approved applicants for whom receive continuing support from the Harold and Joyce Charles Fund be approved.

 

 

    Reason for Decisions:

 

To provide appropriate financial support for students who would otherwise suffer hardship.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the 3 day call in period.

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Business Rates Write Offs

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That approval be granted to write off the amounts as detailed in Appendix 1 of the circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The business rate accounts are irrecoverable.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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