Agenda and minutes

Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board
Friday, 7th December, 2018 10.05 am

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

Contact: Tammie Davies 

Note: This meeting will start immediately following the Scrutiny Committee 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

Agreed that Councillor D.W.Davies be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

 

2.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Minutes:

Agreed that the minutes of the meeting held on 26 October, 2018 be noted.

 

3.

Quarter 2 Key Performance Monitoring pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Joint Report of the Head of Planning and Public Protection, the Head of Property and Regeneration and the Head of Adult Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the monitoring report be noted.

 

4.

Neath Port Talbot Local Development Plan (LDP) pdf icon PDF 8 MB

Report of the Head of Planning and Public Protection

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That the Historic Environment Supporting Planning Guidance as set out at Appendix 1 to the circulated report, be agreed as forming the basis for consultation;

 

2.              That the publication and consultation procedures as set out in the circulated report, be implemented.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To ensure that clear guidance is issued by the Council in respect of the Historic Environment as well as to ensure a consultation exercise is undertaken so that the guidance carries full weight when planning applications and/or appeals are considered.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

This item will be subject to external consultation.

5.

Delivery of Community Benefits in Relation to the Strategic School Improvement Programme and the Welsh Government's 21st Century Schools initiative. pdf icon PDF 258 KB

Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

6.

Alleged Public Footpath from Clare Road to Alltygrug Road, Community of Ystalyfera pdf icon PDF 176 KB

Report of the Head of Legal Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That a Modification Order be made to recognise a public footpath in the Community of Ystalyfera, between points E-B-D-A-C, as detailed at Appendix 1 to the circulated report, and should no objections be made, to confirm the same as an unopposed Order.

 

Reasons for Decision:

 

1.                  There are sufficient numbers of witnesses who could represent the public at large;

 

2.                  There is evidence that it is a route used by pupils attending  the former Infants School and Ysgol Gyfun and Cwm Tawe Schools;

 

3.                  There are aerial photographs supporting the existence of the claimed public path;

 

4.                  There is evidence due to previous existence of a metal footpath sign at either end of the path, at points E and C;

 

5.                  There is lack of any evidence that establishes that access was not possible during the relevant period nor that measures were taken prior to 2010 to inform the public that no such right of access existed.

 

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.

Forward Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Forward Work Programme be noted.

8.

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.

 

9.

Port Talbot Periphal Distributor Road (PDR)

Private Joint Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration and the Head of Engineering and Transport

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the time limit to negotiate the claim from Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd under Port Talbot Peripheral Distributor Road, Phase 2, be extended to 31 March, 2019.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To secure approval for the immediate action required in respect of claims under the Port Talbot Peripheral Distributor Road Phase 2 Scheme. 

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

10.

Crown Foods, Carnaud Metal Box, Milland Road, Neath, SA11 1PQ

Private Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That the recommended offer to acquire the property formally known as Crown Foods, Carnaud Metal Box, Milland Road, Neath, as detailed at paragraph 5 to the private circulated report, be agreed;

 

2.              That the recommended offer to dispose of part of the property formally known as Crown Foods, Carnaud Metal Box, Milland Road, Neath, as detailed at paragraph 6 to the private circulated report, be agreed.

 

Reasons for Decisions:

 

1.              To enable the acquisition of the former Crown Foods, Carnaud Metal Box;

 

2.              To enable the disposal of part of the former Crown Foods, Carnaud Metal Box.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

Local Ward Members have been consulted on this item.

11.

Former Llansawel Primary School, Vernon Place, Briton Ferry, Neath

Private Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That the lease of the former Llansawel Primary School, Vernon Place, Briton Ferry, Neath, be granted on the terms set out in the private, circulated report, subject to outcome of the Public Notice;

 

2.              That should any representations be received, then the matter be reported back to Cabinet Board for consideration before any final decision is made regarding the proposed lease.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To allow the premises to be used for the benefit of a local charity and the community.   

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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