Agenda and minutes

Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board
Friday, 1st March, 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 Meeting held on 18 January, 2019 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 18 January, 2019 be approved.

 

3.

Forward Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 302 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Forward Work Programme be noted.

4.

Tourism Update pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.           That the progress to date against the delivery of the Neath Port Talbot Destination Management Plan, be noted;

 

2.           That the achievements of the new Tourism Team to date, and the priorities for the next six months be noted;

 

3.           That a new Destination Management Plan be prepared and consultation be undertaken during 2019/2020 in readiness for launch in April 2020.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To deliver a cohesive Destination Management Plan from which to develop Neath Port Talbot as a visitor destination and ensure that the area continues to secure investment in the tourism economy via both public and private sector sources.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

The Destination Management Plan was subject to external consultation with the Neath Port Talbot Tourism Industry prior to publication.

 

5.

Key Performance Indicators 2018/2019 - Quarter 3 Performance (1 April 2018 - 31 December 2018) pdf icon PDF 613 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the monitoring report be noted.

6.

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.

 

7.

Housing Renewal and Adaptation Service Repayment of Disabled Facility Grant Monies

Private Report of the Head of Adult Services

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the full amount of grant monies, for the reasons detailed within the private, circulated report, be waived.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To ensure the Authority exercises it discretion under the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: Disabled Facilities Grant (Conditions relating to approval or payment of Grant) General Consent 2008.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

8.

Urgency Action 0867 - Housing Renewal and Adaptation Service Repayment of Disabled Facility Grant Monies (Exempt under Paragraph 14)

Private Report of the Head of Adult Services

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the following urgency action taken by the Head of Adult Services in consultation with the requisite Members, be noted:-

 

Officer Urgency Action No 0867 re: Housing Renewal and Adaptation Service Repayment of Disabled Facility Grant Monies.

 

9.

Urgency Action 1391 - Coed Darcy Southern Access Road and Fford Amazon Stage 2 (Exempt under Paragraph 14)

Private Joint Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration, Head of Legal Services and Head of Engineering and Transport

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the following joint urgency action taken by the Head of Property and Regeneration, the Head of Legal Services and the Head of Engineering and Transport in consultation with the requisite Members, be noted:-

 

Officer Urgency Action No 1391 re: Coed Darcy Southern Access Road and Fford Amazon Stage 2.

 

10.

Former Caewern Upper Respite Home, Bryncoch, Neath

Private Report of the Head of Property & Regeneration

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That following a verbal update at the meeting from the Head of Property and Regeneration, the offer be refused as it was not acceptable.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The offer contained conditions that were not acceptable to the Council.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

11.

Coed Darcy Southern Access Road and Fford Amazon Stage 2 - Compulsory Purchase Order 2010

Private Joint Report of the Head of Property and Regeneration, Head of Legal Services and Head of Engineering & Transport

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That authorisation be granted for Officers (as detailed within the private, circulated report) to negotiate and agree a settlement up to a maximum figure of £200,000, to be paid to Gracelands Investments Limited for the acquisition of land and rights required as part of the Coed Darcy Southern Access Road and Ffordd Amazon Stage 2 highway scheme, as compensation and costs;

 

2.              That any VAT applicable to the compensation and costs and any statutory interest applicable to the compensation be paid in addition to the above maximum sum.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To enable officers to negotiate to try and reach settlement prior to the Lands Tribunal hearing.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

 

 

12.

Harbourside Strategic Employment Site Port Talbot

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

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the terms and conditions for the acquisition of the land as detailed within the private, circulated report, and various rights required for the scheme, be approved.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To facilitate the proposed flood mitigation measures as part of the Harbourside Strategic Employment Site scheme. 

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

The Local Member had been consulted and supported the proposal.

 

13.

Port Talbot Peripheral Distributor Road Phase 2 - Extension of Statutory Period for the Claim from Associated British Ports Holdings Limited for Compensation

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

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the time limit to negotiate the claim from Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd under Port Talbot PDR Phase 2, be extended to the 30 June 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.

14.

Urgent Item