Agenda and minutes

Education, Skills and Culture Cabinet Board
Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 2.01 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Port Talbot Civic Centre. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

Agreed that Councillor P.A.Rees be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

The following members made declarations of interest at the commencement of the meeting.

 

Councillor P.A.Rees

Re: School Attendance Report, as he is a school governor at Cefn Saeson Comprehensive School and Crynallt Primary School and confirmed his dispensation to speak and vote.

 

Re: School Attendance Report, as he has grandchildren who attend school in Neath Port Talbot.

 

Councillor A.R.Lockyer

Re: School Attendance Report, as he is Chair of Governors at Gnoll Primary School and School Governor at Ysgol Gymraeg Castell-nedd and confirmed his dispensation to vote and speak.

 

Re: School Attendance Report, as he has grandchildren who attend school in Neath Port Talbot and a relative is Head of Music in Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School.

 

 

 

3.

Forward Work Programme 18/19 pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Minutes:

That the Forward Work Programme for 2019/2020 be noted.

4.

Youth Service Update pdf icon PDF 955 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

5.

School Attendance Report pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Minutes:

Discussion took place on the impact that the recent virus has had on attendance within the borough but acknowledged the excellent work of school cleaning staff in maintaining a healthy environment within schools which resulted in them remaining open during the outbreak.

 

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

6.

Margam Country Park Business Plan Progress Report pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

7.

Longlands Lane Playing Fields and Changing Rooms pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the playing fields and changing rooms at Longlands Lane, Margam, Port Talbot. SA13 2NR be declared surplus to the ongoing strategic and operational requirements of the Education, Leisure and Lifelong Learning Service.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The playing fields and changing rooms are non-operational and therefore surplus to the ongoing strategic needs of the Education, Leisure and Lifelong Learning Service.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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