Agenda, decisions and minutes

Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board
Friday, 18th January, 2019 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 A.Wingrave be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

 

2.

Minutes of Previous Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board held on 7 December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 24 KB

Minutes:

Noted by the Committee.

3.

Forward Work Programme 2019 pdf icon PDF 309 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Forward Work Programme for 2019 be noted.

4.

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council and Tai Tarian Shared Lettings Policy: Local Lettings Agreement - Bush Row

Report of the Head of Adult Services

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the Local Lettings Policy - Bush Row, Melyn, as proposed by Tai Tarian and detailed in Appendix 1 of the circulated report, be approved.

 

Minutes:

Appreciation was given to Members for work undertaken in resolving the issues in regard to Bush Row and Homelessness Lettings.

 

Decision:

 

That the Local Lettings Policy - Bush Row, Melyn, as proposed by Tai Tarian and detailed in Appendix 1 of the circulated report, be approved.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To enable Tai Tarian to implement the local lettings agreement required to create a balanced and sustainable community in the given instance where this may not otherwise occur.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

5.

Urgent Item

Minutes:

Because of the need to deal now with the matter contained in Minute No. 7 below, the Chairperson agreed this could be raised at today’s meeting as an urgent item pursuant to Statutory Instrument 2001 No.2290 (as amended).

 

Reason: 

 

Due to the time element.

 

 

6.

Access to Meetings

Minutes:

RESOLVED:          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 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

 

7.

Landslide affecting properties at Cyfyng Road, Panteg, Ystalyfera – Discretionary Compensation Payments to displaced former tenants of Cyfyng Road

Decision:

1.    That discretionary compensation payments be made to the two former tenants in the sums as contained within the private urgent report, subject to the following eligible persons criteria:

 

i)                providing evidence to substantiate compliance with the eligibility criteria to the satisfaction of the Director of Environment;

 

ii)              and them signing an agreement that they have left the property and will not return to that or any other such affected property at any time in the future.

 

 

2.    That a pro rata discretionary payment be made to the other former tenants in the sum as contained within the private urgent report and in accordance with the eligible persons criteria as detailed in 1(i) and 1(ii) as above.

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.    That discretionary compensation payments be made to the two former tenants in the sums as contained within the private urgent report, subject to the following eligible persons criteria:

 

a.              providing evidence to substantiate compliance with the eligibility criteria to the satisfaction of the Director of Environment;

 

b.              and them signing an agreement that they have left the property and will not return to that or any other such affected property at any time in the future.

 

2.    That a pro rata discretionary payment be made to the other former tenants in the sum as contained within the private urgent report and in accordance with the eligible persons criteria as detailed in 1(a) and 1(b) as above.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To enable Officers to make discretionary compensation payments to the displaced former tenants of the properties.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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