Decisions

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Decisions published

12/01/2022 - Project Proposals made to the Members Community Fund ref: 2795    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 12/01/2022

Decision:

Having due regard to the Integrated Impact Screening Assessment the following applications be approved:

 

(a)     An Application by Councillor Sian Harris to provide three Gateway Welcome signs on the principle approach roads to Crynant, as set out in Appendix A.

 

(b)     An Application by Councillor Hugh James to supply and install a 20 metre zip wire/Cableway to James Field, as set out in Appendix B.

 

(c)     An Application by Councillor Rebeca Phillips to establish a Community Garden with Gellionnen Graig Chapel in Trebanos, as set out in Appendix C.

 

(d)     An Application by Councillor Angharad Aubrey to improve safe access by providing handrails to properties in Parc Glas, Skewen, as set out in Appendix D.

 

(e)    An Application by Councillor Dean Lewis to supply and install outdoor gym equipment to the Community Council Park in Resolven, as set out in Appendix E.

 

(f)   An Application by Councillor Del Morgan and Councillor Simon Knoyle to supply and install a 3 bay, 2 flat, 2 cradle, 1 basket swing to the VNLC play area in Glynneath West as set out in Appendix F.

 


12/01/2022 - Third Sector Grant Funding - Additional Application for Funding. ref: 2794    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 17/01/2022

Decision:

That a grant of £10,000 from the third sector grants scheme be awarded to Age Connects Neath Port Talbot.


12/01/2022 - Audit Wales - Audit of Neath Port Talbot Council's Assessment of 2020-2021 Performance ref: 2793    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 12/01/2022

Decision:

That the Audit Wales: Audit of Neath Port Talbot Council’s assessment of 2020 – 2021 performance be noted.


12/01/2022 - Cyber Security Strategy ref: 2792    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 17/01/2022

Decision:

That the Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council’s Cyber Security Strategy as detailed in Appendix 1 to the circulated report be approved.


12/01/2022 - Decision Making During Pre-Election Period ref: 2791    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 12/01/2022

Decision:

For Immediate Implementation

 

1.      That any matters which normally require determination by Cabinet or Cabinet Boards, or any other Committee or Sub Committee of the Council, and which in the view of the Chief Executive, or a Corporate Director or a Head of Service necessitates a decision to be taken during the period 5th May to the 31st May 2022, then such Officer (s) in respect of matters within their service functions, shall have delegated power to take a decision and to authorise any action on the matters in question, subject to the following:-

 

          (a)     any decisions taken must comply with normal reporting     format, including compliance statement and reason for         decision, except that the implementation shall be with immediate effect without any call-in requirement;

 

          (b)     all decisions shall be reported back to Members;

 

          (c)     this delegation will not include any determination of planning applications which are normally determined      by the Planning Committee, unless deemed urgent by    the Head of Planning and Public Protection in the     context of statutory timescale, nor will it include      decisions on any planning matters deemed to be      “controversial” in the view of the Head of Planning and           Public Protection.  Any planning applications dealt with      under this delegation will be determined by the Head of   Planning and Public Protection.

 

          (d)     in exercising the above delegated powers, Officers will      be required to consult with three Members as follows:

 

                   (i)      From 6th May to 17th May – the current Mayor or               Deputy Mayor and two other Members from                           different Political Groups (including one from any                   Majority Group).

 

                   (ii)      From 17th May to 31st May – the newly elected                 Leader or Deputy Leader (or in their absence the             newly elected Mayor or Deputy Mayor) and two             other Members from different Political Groups                     (including one from any Majority Group).  Subject               in both cases to these groups being constituted.

 

2.      the Mayor or Deputy Mayor be authorised to be present at the opening of tenders during the period set out in recommendation 1(a) above and the Leader or Deputy Leader (or in their absence the Mayor or Deputy Mayor) during the period set out in 1. (d) (ii) above.

 

 

 

 

 

 


05/01/2022 - Draft Budget for Consultation 2022-23 ref: 2786    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 05/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/01/2022

Effective from: 05/01/2022

Decision:

FOR IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION

 

1.      That the Chief Executive consult with the public on a 0%   council tax rise and the other investment proposals      contained within the circulated report.

 

2.      That the ER/VR Reserve be re-purposed as detailed in the circulated report.

 

3.      That the general reserve balance be reduced incrementally to approximately 4% of the Council’s net revenue budget.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


05/01/2022 - Corporate Plan 2022-2027 - Recover, Reset, Renew ref: 2785    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 05/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/01/2022

Effective from: 05/01/2022

Decision:

FOR IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION

 

That having given due regard to the Integrated Impact Assessment.  Approval be granted to publish for a 4 week consultation period, starting the 5th January until the 1st February 2022 the Draft Corporate Plan 2022-2027 and the Strategic Change Programme subject to the plan including a reference to the impacts of the years of austerity and the pandemic.

Wards affected: (All Wards);