Agenda, decisions and minutes

Streetscene and Engineering Cabinet Board
Friday, 5th April, 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 E.V.Latham be appointed as Chairperson for the meeting.

2.

Forward Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Minutes:

Noted by Committee.

3.

Combined Highways and Neighbourhood Works Programme 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Joint Report of the Head of Streetcare and Head of Engineering and Transport

Decision:

That approval be granted for the Highways and Neighbourhood Works Programme expenditure for 2019/2020, as set out in Appendix A of the circulated report.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Highways and Neighbourhood Works Programme expenditure for 2019/2020, as set out in Appendix A of the circulated report, be approved.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To maintain assets for which the Council is responsible and address community concerns in relation to same.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

Consultation has taken place with Local Ward Members as part of developing the programme.

 

 

4.

New Fixed Penalty Notice in respect of Fly Tipping pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report of the Head of Streetcare

Decision:

 

That the adoption of the use of Fixed Penalty Notices for The Householders Duty of Care Regulations (Wales) 2019 in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act 1990 Section 34ZB, be approved.

 

That delegated authority be granted to the Director of Environment and the Head of Streetcare to issue Fixed Penalty Notices under the new legislation, and to appoint named competent Waste

Enforcement Officers to issue such Fixed Penalty Notices on

their behalf.

 

That approval be granted for an early payment incentive of £150 (reduced from £300) be offered if payment is settled within ten days of the Fixed Penalty Notice being issued.

 

 

 

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.    That the adoption of the use of Fixed Penalty Notices for The Householders Duty of Care Regulations (Wales) 2019 in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act 1990 Section 34ZB, be approved.

 

2.    That delegated authority be granted to the Director of Environment and the Head of Streetcare to issue Fixed Penalty Notices under the new legislation, and to appoint named competent Waste Enforcement Officers to issue such Fixed Penalty Notices on their behalf.

 

3.    That an early payment incentive of £150 (reduced from £300) be offered if payment was settled within ten days of the Fixed Penalty Notice being issued.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

The adoption of Fixed Penalty Notice’s for “Householders Duty of Care” with respect to small scale fly tipping of household waste will improve the Authority’s effectiveness in tackling fly tipping and allow officers to deal with small scale fly tipping more proportionately and efficiently. Any monies accrued as a result of issuing notices will help to offset the associated investigatory costs/removal costs of fly-tipped waste and reduce the amount of case files submitted to the Authority’s Legal Section.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

5.

Street Lighting Energy Saving Project pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Report of the Head of Streetcare

Decision:

That approval be granted to spend the £982,172.40 Salix funding from Welsh Government, and proceed with the public lighting energy saving project.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That approval be granted to spend the £982,172.40 Salix funding from Welsh Government, and proceed with the public lighting energy saving project.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To reduce energy usage and reduce further costs.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

6.

List of Approved Contractors - Keltbray Ltd pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Decision:

That the following Contractor be included on the Approved List of Contractors in the categories below:-

 

Keltbray Ltd:

31 - Asbestos

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the following Contractor be included on the Approved List of Contractors in the category below:-

 

Firm                                          Category

Keltbray Ltd                             31 – Asbestos

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To keep the Approved List up to date and as far as possible ensure a competitive procurement process and for the purpose of supplying a List of Contractors for invitation to tender within the relevant category.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

The Approved List of Contractors is promoted on Neath Port Talbot web pages through local events.

 

 

 

7.

Traffic Order: Fforest Hill, Ger-Yr-Afon, Aberdulais pdf icon PDF 749 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

 

Decision:

That the Traffic Regulation Order for Fforest Hill, Ger-Yr-Afon, Aberdulais (Appendix A of the circulated report), be advertised, and subject to there being no objections, the Order be implemented.

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Traffic Regulation Order for Fforest Hill, Ger-Yr-Afon, Aberdulais, Appendix A of the circulated report, be advertised, and subject to there being no objections, the Order be implemented.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To prevent indiscriminate parking in the interest of highway safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

A consultation exercise will be carried out when the scheme is advertised.

 

 

 

 

8.

Traffic Order: 20 Bryn Morgrug, Alltwen pdf icon PDF 470 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Decision:

That the Traffic Regulation Order for 20 Bryn Morgrug, Alltwen (Appendix A of the circulated report), be advertised, and subject to there being no objections, the Order be implemented.

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Traffic Regulation Order for 20 Bryn Morgrug, Alltwen, Appendix A of the circulated report, be advertised, and subject to there being no objections, the Order be implemented.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To prevent indiscriminate parking in the interest of highway safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

A consultation exercise will be carried out when the scheme is advertised.