Decisions

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Decisions published

08/01/2021 - Removal of Local Authority Governor Representative (Exempt Under Paragraph 12) ref: 2492    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 08/01/2021



08/01/2021 - Cabinet (Finance) Sub Committee ref: 2476    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

That the Cabinet (Finance) Sub Committee be established.


08/01/2021 - Appointment and Removal of LA Governor Representatives ref: 2485    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 08/01/2021

Decision:

For Immediate Implementation

 

 

1.      That, in line with the approved policy, the following changes       be approved to the Local Authority Governor representatives up to and including the end of the Spring Term 2020/21:

 

          Blaendulais Primary School

          Re-appoint Cllr. Stephen Hunt as from the 1st April 2021

          Re-appoint Mr. Gary James as from the 1st April 2021

 

          Coedffranc Primary School

          Appoint Mr.Andrew Addis-Fuller

 

          Creunant Primary School

          Re-appoint Mrs. Sarah Griffiths as from the 1st April 2021

 

          Gnoll Primary School

          Appoint Cllr. Sandra Miller

 

          Godre’rgraig Primary School

          Appoint Mrs. Glenys Protheroe

 

          Rhydyfro Primary School

          Re-appoint Cllr. Linet Purcell as from the 1st April 2021

 

          Tairqwaith Primary School

          Appoint Mrs. Elinor Ervine

 

          Tywyn Primary School

          Re-appoint Cllr. Edward Latham as from the 1st April 2021

 

          YGG Blaendulais

          Re-appoint Mrs. Gaynor Smith as from the 1st April 2021

 

          Ynysfach Primary School

          Re-appoint Mrs. Gloria Felton as from the 1st April 2021

 

          Ysgol Hendrefelin

          Appoint Ms. Beryl Richards

 

 

         

 

That the following vacancies for school governors be deferred:-

 

Coedffranc Primary School

Gnoll Primary School

Godre’rgraig Primary School

Sandfields Primary School

St Joseph’s Catholic Junior School

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School (Neath)

St Joseph’s RC School and 6th Form Centre

Tonnau Primary Community School

YGG Castell Nedd

YGG Pontardawe

Ysgol Bae Baglan

Ysgol Gymraeg Ystalyfera – Bro Dur

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wards affected: Ystalyfera;


08/01/2021 - Audit Wales - Audit of Neath Port Talbot Council's 2020-21 Improvement Plan ref: 2479    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 08/01/2021

Decision:

That the report be noted.


08/01/2021 - Debtor Write Offs (Exempt Under Paragraph 14) ref: 2488    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021


08/01/2021 - Write Off of Council Tax (Exempt Under Paragraph 14) ref: 2487    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Wards affected: Aberavon; Aberdulais; Baglan; Briton Ferry West; Bryn and Cwmavon; Bryncoch South; Cimla; Coedffranc Central; Coedffranc West; Crynant; Cwmllynfell; Cymmer; Glynneath; Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen; Margam; Neath East; Pelenna; Pontardawe; Port Talbot; Resolven; Sandfields East; Sandfields West; Taibach; Ystalyfera;


08/01/2021 - The Regulated Service (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017. (Exempt Under Paragraph 13) ref: 2490    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 08/01/2021


08/01/2021 - Manager's Report on Hillside Secure Children's Home (Eexmpt Under Paragraph 13) ref: 2489    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 08/01/2021


08/01/2021 - Commitment to a Preferred I.T. System to Support Social Services Functions ref: 2480    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

1.   That the risks associated with the adoption of the Welsh Community Care Information System at this point in time are assessed as outweighing the anticipated benefits be noted;

 

2.   That the Director of Social Services, Health and Housing delays participation in the programme until the identified risks have been sufficiently mitigated;

 

3.   That the Director of Social Services, Health and Housing works alongside corporate I.T. colleagues and invest in the development of the  Social Services Information System within the Oracle Apex Environment until such time that the Welsh Community Care Information System is deemed as fit for purpose.


08/01/2021 - Audit Wales Certificate of Compliance - Audit of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council's assessment of 2019 -2020 Performance ref: 2478    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 08/01/2021

Decision:

That the report be noted.


08/01/2021 - Brombil Access Road and Tudor Grove, Margam. Prohibition of Waiting, Loading and Unloading at Anytime - Order 2020 ref: 2484    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

That the objections be overruled to the (Brombil Access Road and Tudor Grove, Margam) (Prohibition of Waiting, Loading and Unloading at Anytime) Order 2020 as detailed in Appendix A to the circulated report, and that the scheme be implemented on site as advertised.  Objectors be informed of the decision accordingly.


08/01/2021 - Proposed Creation and Extinguishment Orders for the footpath from Hodgsons Raod to the river Tawe - Community of Ystalyfera ref: 2483    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 08/01/2021

Decision:

1.   That a public path Creation Order be made pursuant  to Section 26 of the Highways Act 1980 in respect of the route shown A1-B1-C1-D1-D2-E1 and also F1-G as detailed in Plan number 3 to the circulated report;

 

2.   That an Extinguishment Order be made pursuant to Section 118 of the Highways Act 1980 in respect of the route shown A-B-C-D-E as detailed in Plan number 2 to the circulated report.

 

3.   That if no objections are received to the two orders above then they be confirmed along with the modification order made earlier under the provisions of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 as shown as a bold line on plan number 1 to the circulated report.

 

 

 

Wards affected: Ystalyfera;


08/01/2021 - Ash Tree Die-Back ref: 2477    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

1.   That the findings in the tree survey be noted;

 

2.   That approval be granted to fell unsafe trees by the Council due to Chalara Ash Die-Back tree disease where required on Council land, or as otherwise as falls within the Council’s remit as Highway Authority;

 

3.   That a Tree Surveyor be appointed and that Officers process the necessary establishment changes;

 

4.   That Officers pursue private landowners to take mitigation action with respect to Ash Dieback on their land, further to their duty of care, including enforcement action where required;

 

5.   That Officers continue to seek grants to assist with the replanting of felled trees in appropriate locations.


08/01/2021 - Housing Renewal and Adaptation Service Repayment of Disabled Facility Grant Monies (Exempt Under Paragraph 14) ref: 2486    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021


08/01/2021 - Community Councils Minor Projects Scheme - Application from Blaenhonddan Community Council ref: 2482    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

That a grant of 30% of actual costs up to a maximum of £6,000 be approved to Blaenhonddan Community Council as detailed in the circulated report.

Wards affected: Cadoxton;


08/01/2021 - Miscellaneous Grant Fund Applications ref: 2481    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2021

Effective from: 13/01/2021

Decision:

That the following Miscellaneous Grant Fund applications be approved:

 

Cwmafan Welfare Association

Grant awarded towards the cost of rent of £330 which will be payable from 1st April 2021, in regard to the Lease of Land at Ebbw Vale Row adjoining Cwmavon RFC.

 

Blaenhonddan Community Council

Grant awarded towards the cost of rent of £2,395.80 pa which will be payable from 1st April 2021, in regard to the Lease of Caewern Community Centre.

 

Blaenhonddan

Community Council

 

Grant awarded towards the cost of rent of £715 pa which will be payable from June 2021, in regard to the Lease of Waunceirch District Park.

 

 

 

 

Wards affected: Bryn and Cwmavon; Cadoxton;