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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Guildhall, Swansea

Contact: Democratic Services - Tel: (01792) 636923 

Items
No. Item

14.

Disclosures of Personal and Prejudicial Interests.

Minutes:

In accordance with the Code of Conduct adopted by the City and County of Swansea, the following interest was declared:

 

1)              Councillor A S Lewis declared a Personal & Prejudicial Interest in Minute 19 “Local Authority Governor Appointments” withdrew from the meeting prior to the meeting being discussed;

 

2)              Councillor J A Raynor declared a Personal & Prejudicial Interest in Minute 19 “Local Authority Governor Appointments” and stated that she had dispensation from the Standards Committee to Stay, Speak but Not Vote on matters relating to the Appointment of Local Authority Governors;

 

3)              Councillor R C Stewart declared a Personal Interest in Minute 19 “Local Authority Governor Appointments”.

15.

Minutes. pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To approve & sign the Minutes of the previous meeting(s) as a correct record.

Minutes:

Resolved that the Minutes of the meeting(s) listed below be approved and signed as a correct record:

 

1)              Cabinet held on 16 May 2019.

16.

Announcements of the Leader of the Council.

Minutes:

1)              Webcasting of Meeting

 

The Leader of the Council stated that as part of the ongoing works to enable the Webcasting of Council, Cabinet, Planning Committee and the Scrutiny Programme Committee; this meeting was being recorded.

17.

Public Question Time.

Questions must relate to matters on the open part of the Agenda of the meeting and will be dealt with in a 10 minute period.

Minutes:

A question was asked in relation to Minute 21 “Swansea Poverty Truth Commission”.

 

The Leader of the Council and the Cabinet Member for Better Communities responded.

18.

Councillors' Question Time.

Minutes:

Councillor T J Hennegan congratulated Councillor A S Lewis on being appointed a Welsh Local Government (WLGA) Spokesperson for Housing.

19.

Local Authority Governor Appointments. pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Local Authority Governors Appointment Group submitted a report, which sought approval of the nominations submitted to fill Local Authority (LA) Governor vacancies on School Governing Bodies.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The following nominations recommended by the Director of Education in conjunction with the Cabinet Member for Education Improvement, Learning & Skills be approved:

 

1)

Glyncollen Primary School

Cllr Ceri R Evans

2)

Morriston Comprehensive School

Cllr Andrea S Lewis

 

20.

Building Capital Maintenance Report 2019/20 – Additional Welsh Government Funding. pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Leader of the Council submitted a report which sought to agree the schemes to be funded through the additional Capital Maintenance allocation for 2019-2020.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The proposed additional capital maintenance schemes for Building Services, as listed in Appendix A of the report be approved;

 

2)              The financial implications identified in Appendix C of the report be authorised to be included in the capital programme.

21.

Swansea Poverty Truth Commission. pdf icon PDF 161 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Better Communities submitted a report which sought approval of the proposed next steps in the development of a Swansea Poverty Truth Commission and to agree the details of the required commitment from Swansea Council.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The proposal to implement the next steps of establishing a Swansea Poverty Truth Commission be approved;

 

2)              The Swansea Poverty Truth Commission be committed to and supported.

22.

Exclusion of the Public. pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Minutes:

Cabinet were requested to exclude the public from the meeting during consideration of the item(s) of business identified in the recommendations to the report(s) on the grounds that it / they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as set out in the exclusion paragraph of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) (Wales) Order 2007 relevant to the items of business set out in the report(s).

 

Cabinet considered the Public Interest Test in deciding whether to exclude the public from the meeting for the item of business where the Public Interest Test was relevant as set out in the report.

 

Resolved that the public be excluded for the following item(s) of business.

 

(Closed Session)

23.

First Stage (Pre-Construction) Contract Award and Associated Capital Programme Authorisation for the Remodelling and Refurbishment Project at Bishopston Comprehensive School.

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Education Improvement, Learning & Skills submitted a report which sought authorisation to:

 

1)              Award the Stage One Contract for the works to Tender 4ty for disposal of assets in accordance with the Council Constitution;

2)              Commit a total of £596,179 to the Capital Programme to fund the pre-construction phase costs and to comply with Financial Procedure Rule 7 – to commit and authorise a new scheme to the Capital Programme.

 

The Revenue Budget 2019/2020 and the Capital Budget 2018/2019 to 2023/2025 were approved by Council on 28 February 2019.

 

Resolved that the recommendations as detailed in the report be approved.

24.

Proposed Purchase of a City Centre Property Investment.

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Business Transformation & Performance submitted a report which sought approval for the acquisition of a property as part of the Property Investment Fund.  The fund was created out of a Cabinet decision made on 21 July 2016.

 

Resolved that the recommendations as detailed in the report be approved.

25.

Disposal of Highway Land at Mumbles, Swansea.

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Business Transformation & Performance submitted a report which provided an update on progress and to consider options in respect of the future use of the land identified in the report.

 

Resolved that the recommendations as detailed in the report be approved.

 

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