Decisions

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Decisions published

20/11/2023 - Urgent Items ref: 3676    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

There were none.


20/11/2023 - Pre-Decision Scrutiny - Strategic Schools Improvement Programme ref: 3675    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

Following scrutiny, members supported the recommendations to Cabinet.


20/11/2023 - Declarations of Interest ref: 3674    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

Cllr R.Jones – Cabinet Agenda Item 6 – Personal, Family member works at Maes Y Coed Primary School.

 

Cllr W.Carpenter – Cabinet Agenda Item 6 – Personal, Family member works at Cefn Saeson Comprehensive School.

 

Cllr. P.Rogers – Cabinet Agenda Item 6 – Personal, Vice-Chair of Governors at Llangatwg School.


20/11/2023 - Chair's Announcements ref: 3673    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.


20/11/2023 - Forward Work Programme 2023/24 ref: 3636    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

That the Forward Work Programme be noted.


20/11/2023 - Declarations of Interest ref: 3643    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

The following Members declared interests at the start of the meeting:

 

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20/11/2023 - Chairpersons Announcement/s ref: 3644    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

The Chair welcomed all to the meeting.


20/11/2023 - Appointment of Chairperson ref: 3645    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

Agreed that Councillor S.K.Hunt be appointed as Chairperson for the meeting.


20/11/2023 - Public Question Time ref: 3642    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

No questions from the public were received.


20/11/2023 - Urgent Items ref: 3641    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

No urgent items were received.


20/11/2023 - Strategic School Improvement Programme ref: 3640    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

That Officers be given permission to seek approval from Welsh Government to request a variation of the Council’s Band Strategic Outline Programme (SOP) to remove the Swansea Valley scheme, and include a new build Godre’rgraig primary school, an extension to Maes Y Coed special school and the complete refurbishment of the former Education and Learning Resource Service (ELRS) building in Port Talbot and that the Council’s Band C SOP be amended to include a replacement special school, as detailed in the circulated report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


20/11/2023 - Appointment of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson ref: 3672    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Made at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Joint Meeting of the Cabinet / Education Skills and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committees

Decision published: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 20/11/2023

Decision:

It was proposed and seconded and agreed that Cllr Rebecca Phillips be the Chair for the meeting.

 

It was proposed and seconded and agreed that Cllr Phil Rogers be the Vice-Chair for the meeting.


16/11/2023 - Pre-Decision Scrutiny ref: 3662    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

Permission to provide information on the 'The Transformation Programme - The Alliance Outline Business Case' (Pages 11 - 76)

 

Following scrutiny, members supported the recommendations to Cabinet Board.

 

 

Neath Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Draft Youth Justice Plan 2023-2024 (Pages 77 - 156)

 

Following scrutiny, members supported the recommendations to Cabinet Board.

 

 

Social Services Children and Young Peoples Single Point of Contact (SPOC) (Pages 167 - 174)

 

Following scrutiny, members noted the report.

 

 

Children & Young People, Adult Services and Housing & Community Safety - 2nd Quarter (April 2023 - September 2023) Performance Report (Pages 175 - 238)

 

Following scrutiny, members noted the report.


16/11/2023 - Committee Action Log ref: 3663    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

Members noted the action log.


16/11/2023 - Forward Work Programme 2023/24 ref: 3664    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

Members noted the forward work programme.


16/11/2023 - Urgent Items ref: 3665    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

There were no urgent items.


16/11/2023 - Access to meetings ref: 3666    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

Resolved: to exclude the public for the following item(s) pursuant to Section 100A(4) and (5) of the Local Government Act 1972 and the relevant exempt paragraphs of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the above Act.


16/11/2023 - Pre-Decision Scrutiny of Private Item/s ref: 3667    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

Contractual Arrangements for the Prevention and Wellbeing Service (Pages 245 - 286)

 

Following scrutiny, the recommendations were supported to Cabinet Board.

 

 

Hillside Redesign Report (Pages 287 - 324)

 

Following scrutiny, the recommendations were supported to Cabinet Board.

 

 

The Regulated Service (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017 and Hillside Secure Children's Home Update (Pages 325 - 348)

 

Following scrutiny, the report was noted.


16/11/2023 - Chair's Announcements ref: 3657    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.


16/11/2023 - Declarations of Interest ref: 3658    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest received.


16/11/2023 - Minutes of Previous Meeting ref: 3660    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 21st September 2023 were approved as a true and accurate record.


16/11/2023 - Adult Services Prevention, Early Intervention and Community Services Progress Update Report ref: 3661    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

Members noted the report.


16/11/2023 - Contractual Arrangements for the Prevention and Wellbeing Service ref: 3646    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 21/11/2023


16/11/2023 - The Regulated Service (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017 and Hillside Secure Children's Home Update ref: 3648    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023


16/11/2023 - The Manager's Report On Hillside Secure Children's Home ref: 3649    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023


16/11/2023 - Practice Improvement Group ref: 3637    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.


16/11/2023 - Social Services Children and Young Peoples Single Point Of Contact (SPOC) ref: 3638    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

 


16/11/2023 - Children & Young People, Adult Services and Housing & Community Safety - 2nd Quarter (April 2023 - September 2023) Performance Report ref: 3639    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

 


16/11/2023 - Neath Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Draft Youth Justice Plan 2023-2024 ref: 3635    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 21/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

 

That Members are asked to support the Neath Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Draft Youth Justice Plan 2023 – 24 for commending to Council for approval.


16/11/2023 - Hillside Redesign Report ref: 3647    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 21/11/2023


16/11/2023 - Permission to provide information on the 'The Transformation Programme - The Alliance Outline Business Case' ref: 3634    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 21/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

 

That having had due regard to the integrated impact assessment, Members approved the principles, aims and objectives of the Transformation Programme - The Alliance Outline Business Case, and provide support for the continued planning, to enable the future procurement of a new integrated substance use service, using an Alliance contract, that will replace the current range of contracting arrangements for drug and alcohol related interventions.


16/11/2023 - Enhanced Supported Accommodation For Young People ref: 3650    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision published: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2023


14/11/2023 - Chair's Announcements ref: 3625    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 15/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

The Chair noted that the Members of the Scrutiny Committee had agreed to scrutinise the following items from the Cabinet Board agenda:

 

-      Item 7: Key Performance Indicators 2023/2024 - Quarter 2 (1st April 2023 - 30th September 2023

-      Item 11: Highway Asset Management Plan

-      Item 12: Street Lighting Energy

-      Item 13: Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy (ZEVIS)

-      Item 14: Electric Vehicle On-street Home Charging

-      Item 15: Electrical Vehicle and Charging Infrastructure Transition to Ultra Low Emissions Update


14/11/2023 - Urgent Items ref: 3627    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 15/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

There were none.


14/11/2023 - Pre-Decision Scrutiny of Private Item/s ref: 3631    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 15/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

Members decided not to scrutinise any private items.


14/11/2023 - Forward Work Programme ref: 3629    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 15/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

The Members of the Committee noted the Forward Work Programme.


14/11/2023 - Committee Action Log ref: 3628    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 15/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

The Members of the Committee noted the Action Log.


14/11/2023 - Access to Meetings ref: 3630    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 15/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

Members decided not to scrutinise any private items.


14/11/2023 - Pre-Decision Scrutiny ref: 3633    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 15/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

Key Performance Indicators 2023/2024 - Quarter 2 (1st April 2023 - 30th September 2023

 

The report was noted.

 

Highway Asset Management Plan

 

Following scrutiny, members were supportive of the recommendations to be considered by Cabinet Board.

 

Street Lighting Energy

 

Following discussion, the following amendments were put forward by the scrutiny committee.

 

The Consultation to include clear mapping of areas affected.

 

Following scrutiny, the recommendation was supported to the Cabinet Board with the amendments.

 

Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy (ZEVIS)

 

The report was noted.

 

Electric Vehicle On-street Home Charging

 

Following scrutiny, members were supportive of the recommendations to be considered by Cabinet Board.

 

Electrical Vehicle and Charging Infrastructure Transition to Ultra Low Emissions Update

 

The report was noted.


14/11/2023 - Minutes of the Previous Meeting ref: 3632    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 15/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 14/07/2023, 28/07/2023, and 14/09/2023, 06/10/2023 were approved as an accurate record of proceedings.


14/11/2023 - Declarations of Interest ref: 3626    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 15/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

There were none.


14/11/2023 - Electrical Vehicle and Charging Infrastructure Transition to Ultra Low Emissions Update ref: 3609    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

That the report be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


14/11/2023 - Update on the Council's Local Authority Waste Disposal Company (Exempt under Paragraph 14) ref: 3612    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);


14/11/2023 - Highway Asset Management Plan ref: 3604    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

Having had due regard to the Integrated Impact Assessment:

·       That the draft Highway Asset Management Plan 2023-26, as provided in Appendix A of the circulated report, be endorsed.

·       That a further update be brought back to Environment, Regeneration & Streetscene Services Cabinet Board, after completion of the Regional Transport Plan and Cycleway management work.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


14/11/2023 - Quarr Road, Pontardawe (Disabled Resident Parking Places) Order 2023 ref: 3603    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

Having had due regard to the integrated impact assessment:

·        That the objection be overruled in full to the (Quarr Road, Pontardawe) (Disabled Residents Parking Places) Order 2023 (as detailed in Appendix A to the circulated report), and that the scheme be implemented as advertised at the earliest convenience.

·        That the objector be notified of the decision accordingly.

Wards affected: Pontardawe;


14/11/2023 - Proposed Traffic Regulation Orders for Awel Afan Housing Development off Channel View and Princess Margaret Way, Port Talbot ref: 3602    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

Having had due regard to the integrated impact assessment, that approval be granted to advertise the traffic regulation orders associated with the new Afan Awel Housing Development off Channel View and The Princess Margaret Way (As detailed in Appendix A to the circulated report), and if no objections are received that the proposals be implemented on site as advertised.

Wards affected: Sandfields East;


14/11/2023 - Street Lighting Energy ref: 3605    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

That approval be granted for public consultation to be undertaken with respect to the potential street lighting energy saving strategies, as set out in the circulated report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


14/11/2023 - Key Performance Indicators 2023/2024 - Quarter 2 (1st April 2023 - 30th September 2023 ref: 3599    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

That the report be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


14/11/2023 - List of Approved Contractors ref: 3601    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

That having had due regard to the Integrated Impact Assessment, the List of Approved Contractors be amended as follows:-

 

Companies to be added to the List of Approved Contractors:

 

Company

Category

DTPH Arb & Groundworks (D044)

77,84,101,102

Clean to the Core (C077)

105,111

Integrated Fencing Ltd (I019)

84,96

Betterclean Services (B044

105

 

Companies to be removed from the List of Approved Contractors:

 

Removal of the following companies was required due to failure to meet NPTCBC’s Health & Safety criteria (H027) and company had gone into Liquidation (A022).

 

Company

Category

Highcross Security & Electrical Ltd (H027)

21F,21G,41,43,47,48,49,50,60

Avalon Insulation Services Ltd (A022)

31,111

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


14/11/2023 - Proposed New Cinema Extension and Internal Improvement Works at Pontardawe Arts Centre - Party Wall Notices (Exempt under Paragraph 14) ref: 3610    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Wards affected: Pontardawe;


14/11/2023 - Electric Vehicle On-street Home Charging ref: 3608    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

·       That the Council continue to decline requests for on-street home or business electric vehicle charging for the time being

·       That Officers continue discussions with Welsh Government, through Transport for Wales and the Welsh Local Government Association, to seek model guidance and licence requirements for on-street home charging with respect to on-street charging requests from residents.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


14/11/2023 - Place Plans - The Commission of Additional Consultancy Work to The Urbanists for the further development and expansion of existing proposals (Exempt under Paragraph 14) ref: 3611    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);


14/11/2023 - Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy (ZEVIS) ref: 3606    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Made at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

Decision published: 14/11/2023

Effective from: 14/11/2023

Decision:

That the report be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


13/11/2023 - Strategic Risk Register ref: 3623    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 13/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

That the report be noted.

 


13/11/2023 - Audited Statement of Accounts 2022/23 ref: 3621    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 13/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

 

·        That the Letter of representation, included in Appendix 1 of the circulated report, be approved.

·        That the final 2022/23 Statement of Accounts, included in Appendix 2 of the circulated report, be approved.

·        That the Annual Governance Statement, included in Appendix 3 of the circulated report, be approved.

·        That the Chair of Governance and Audit Committee be authorised to provide their electronic signature for both the Letter of Representation and the Statement of Accounts.

 


13/11/2023 - Audit Wales - Detailed Audit Plan 2023 ref: 3619    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 13/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

That the report be noted.


13/11/2023 - Audit Wales - Audit of Accounts 2022/23 ref: 3620    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 13/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

That the report be noted.

 


13/11/2023 - Declarations of Interest ref: 3618    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 13/11/2023

Decision:

The following declarations of interest were received at the start of the meeting:

 

Joanna Jenkins:

In regards to Agenda item 6, as she is involved with a charity which has gained financial benefit.

 

Helen Griffiths:

In regards to Agenda item 7, as she is an employee at TATA Steelworks.

 

 

 

 

 


13/11/2023 - Forward Work Programme ref: 3624    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 13/11/2023

Decision:

That the forward work programme for 2023 2024 be noted.


13/11/2023 - Minutes of the Previous Meeting ref: 3617    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 13/11/2023

Decision:

The minutes of the previous meeting, held on the 12th of October 2023, were approved as a true and accurate record.


13/11/2023 - Chairs Announcements ref: 3616    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 13/11/2023

Decision:

A one minute silence was held in respect of the recent death of Committee Member, Cllr Marcia Spooner.


13/11/2023 - Draft Self-Assessment 2022-2023 ref: 3622    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 13/11/2023

Effective from: 13/11/2023

Decision:

Decision:

That the report be noted.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


08/11/2023 - Forward Work Programme 2023/24 ref: 3597    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

The Forward Work Programme was noted.


08/11/2023 - Pre-decision Scrutiny ref: 3596    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

Biodiversity Duty Plan (2023-2026)

 

Following scrutiny, the recommendation was supported to Cabinet.

 

 

2022/23 – Treasury Management Outturn Report

 

Following scrutiny, the report was noted.

 

 

2023/24 Risk Register Monitoring

 

Following scrutiny, the report was noted.


08/11/2023 - Safeguarding ref: 3595    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

Members noted the report.


08/11/2023 - Minutes of the Previous Meeting ref: 3594    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 13th October 2023 were approved as a true and accurate record.


08/11/2023 - Declarations of Interests ref: 3593    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

Cllr S Freeguard          Item 11                Personal, Family Member

works at TATA Steel


08/11/2023 - Chairs Announcements ref: 3592    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

 

Members were advised that Item 7 from the Cabinet Agenda had been withdrawn due to an administrative error on the report and will be brought back to the meeting scheduled for 28th November 2023.

 

It was confirmed that the committee would be scrutinising items 8, 10, 11 and 14.


08/11/2023 - Urgent Items ref: 3598    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

There were no urgent items.


08/11/2023 - Access to Meetings ref: 3600    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

Resolved: To exclude the public for the following item(s) pursuant to Section 100A(4) and (5) of the Local Government Act 1972 and the relevant exempt paragraphs of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the above Act.


08/11/2023 - Pre-Decision Scrutiny of Private Item/s ref: 3607    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

Passenger Transport Review - Appointment of Consultants (Exempt under Paragraph 14)

 

Following scrutiny,

 

Amendment to recommendation:

To put a time-limit in place and a parallel action to look at enhancing skills of the team and growing the team.

 

The recommendation was supported to Cabinet with above amendment.

 

 


08/11/2023 - Urgent Items ref: 3615    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

No urgent items were received.


08/11/2023 - Chairpersons Announcement/s ref: 3614    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

The Chair explained that the private report, Item 15 (Proposed Option Agreement - Easements Within the Tonmawr Area) would be withdrawn from consideration at today’s meeting.


08/11/2023 - Declarations of Interest ref: 3613    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

The following Members made declarations of interest at the start of the meeting, re Item No. 11 – 2023/24 Risk Register Monitoring – as they all have family working for Tata Steel. They did not consider the interests to be prejudicial, so they remained in the meeting and took park in the discussion and voting thereon:

 

·                    Councillor S.K.Noyle

·                    Councillor J.Hurley

·                    Councillor N.Jenkins

 


08/11/2023 - Passenger Transport Review - Appointment of Consultants (Exempt under Paragraph 14) ref: 3590    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);


08/11/2023 - Proposed Option Agreement - Easements Within the Tonmawr Area (Exempt under Paragraph 14) ref: 3591    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Wards affected: Cimla and Pelenna;


08/11/2023 - 2022/23 - Treasury Management Outturn Report ref: 3587    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

That the monitoring report be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


08/11/2023 - Biodiversity Duty Plan (2023-2026) ref: 3585    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

1.           That having had due regard to the Integrated Impact Assessment, the following be commended to Council for approval:

 

a.   The Biodiversity Duty Plan (2020-2023) Implementation Report as detailed in Appendix 2 to the circulated report.

 

b.   The Biodiversity Duty Plan (2023-2026) as detailed at Appendix 3 to the circulated report.

 

2.           That the publication procedures, as set out in the circulated report, be implemented.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


08/11/2023 - Proposed Closure of Cash Offices at Neath and Port Talbot Civic Centres ref: 3586    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

That the permanent closure to the public of the cash offices at Neath and Port Talbot Civic Centre’s, be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


08/11/2023 - Draft Annual Report 22/23 ref: 3584    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

That the report be withdrawn from consideration at today’s meeting.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


08/11/2023 - Access to Meetings - Exclusion of the Public ref: 3589    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

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 13 and 14 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.


08/11/2023 - 2023/24 Risk Register Monitoring ref: 3588    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/11/2023 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/11/2023

Effective from: 08/11/2023

Decision:

That the monitoring report be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);