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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Guildhall, Swansea

Contact: Democratic Services - Tel: (01792) 636923 

Items
No. Item

26.

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 J A Raynor declared a Personal & Prejudicial Interest in Minute 37 “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;

 

2)              Councillor C E Lloyd declared a Personal Interest in Minute 43 “Compulsory Purchase Order to Facilitate Highway Improvements”.

27.

Minutes. pdf icon PDF 111 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 20 June 2019.

28.

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.

29.

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:

No questions were asked.

30.

Councillors' Question Time.

Minutes:

Councillor C A Holley asked questions in relation to Minute 33 “Revenue Financial Outturn 2018/2019” and Minute 35 “Capital Outturn and Financing 2018/2019”.

 

The Leader of the Council and Section 151 Officer responded.

31.

Scrutiny Report on Tourism. pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Minutes:

The Tourism Scrutiny Working Group submitted a report which presented the findings, conclusions and recommendations resulting from a Scrutiny Working Group on Tourism.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The report be noted and the relevant Cabinet Member tasked with preparing a written response to the report and recommendations and proposed action(s) for Cabinet.

32.

Natural Environment Scrutiny Inquiry Cabinet Member Response and Action Plan. pdf icon PDF 261 KB

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Delivery submitted a report which outlined a response to the scrutiny recommendations and presented an action plan for agreement.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The response as outlined within the report and related action plan be agreed.

33.

Revenue Financial Outturn 2018/19. pdf icon PDF 188 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Section 151 Officer submitted a report which detailed the revenue financial outturn for 2018-2019.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The comments and variations within the report be noted;

 

2)              The proposed reserve transfers detailed in Section 7.3 of the report be approved.

34.

Revenue Outturn 2018/19 – Housing Revenue Account (HRA). pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Minutes:

The Section 151 Officer submitted a report which detailed the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) outturn compared with the approved revenue budget for 2018-2019.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The variations detailed within the report be noted.

35.

Capital Outturn and Financing 2018/19. pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Minutes:

The Section 151 Officer submitted a report which detailed the capital outturn and financing for the year ended 31 March 2019.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The net under spending of the approved budget of £27.979m be carried forward to 2019-2020.

36.

Re-imagining Wind Street. pdf icon PDF 173 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair of the Economy & Infrastructure Policy Development Committee & Cabinet Member for Investment, Regeneration & Tourism submitted a report which sought to grant approval to Officers to progress the potential implementation of the Feasibility Study by developing further proposed plans to facilitate its delivery particularly in regards to funding.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The principles of the Wind Street Feasibility Study be approved as the over-arching framework for the physical regeneration of Wind Street, subject to a more detailed design and approval process;

 

2)              The Silver model scheme outlined within the report be approved with the ambition to move to the Gold model scheme should the funding become available, and to proceed to the detailed design stage and that Officers be permitted to progress applications for funding;

 

3)              A further report be prepared setting out the detailed designs, explicit costs, detailed Equality Impact Assessment report including action plan to incorporate further consultation and engagement, and conformation of the funding arrangements prior to final decision of the scheme.

37.

Local Authority Governor Appointments. pdf icon PDF 97 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)

Mayals Primary School

Dr Felicity Padley

2)

Pontlliw Primary School

David Mathias

3)

Seaview Primary School

Sue James

 

38.

Relocation of Lifelong Learning from Bryn House. pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Better Communities and Cabinet Member for Education Improvement, Learning & Skills submitted a joint report which set out the proposed relocation of the Lifelong Learning Service from Bryn House Community Education Centre.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The Lifelong Learning Service relocate from Bryn House, Walters Road, Uplands, SA1 4PS to the Civic Centre, with teaching delivered from alternative venues across the county.

39.

Residents Parking Policy Changes. pdf icon PDF 729 KB

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Environment & Infrastructure Management submitted a report which set proposed changes to the Councils Residents Parking Policy.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The proposed changes to the Councils Residents Parking Policy detailed in the report be approved.

40.

2019 Play Sufficiency Assessment. pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Children Services submitted a report which provided an update on the requirements and findings of the 2019 Play Sufficiency Assessment.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The findings of the 2019 Play Sufficiency Assessment be noted;

 

2)              Agreement be given to allow the findings to be released as a public summary.

41.

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)

 

Note: Councillor R C Stewart withdrew from the Meeting.  Councillor C E Lloyd (Presided)

42.

Contract Award Report - Award of Framework Agreement for the Provision of Domiciliary Care and Respite at Home Services for Older People and Younger Adults with Physical Disabilities.

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Care, Health & Ageing Well submitted a report which sought detailed the outcome of recent tenders for the appointment of Providers onto a framework Agreement for the Provision of Domiciliary Care and Respite at Home Services for Older People and Younger Adults with Physical Disabilities and / or Sensory Impairment and sought approval to appoint 12 Providers onto the Framework Agreement.

 

He asked that Paragraph 5.6 of the report be amended.

 

Resolved that the recommendations as detailed in the report be approved together with the proposed amendment to Paragraph 5.6 of the report.

43.

Compulsory Purchase Order to Facilitate Highway Improvements.

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Environment & Infrastructure Management submitted a report which sought approval to prepare Compulsory Purchase Orders.

 

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

44.

Disposal Programme Update.

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Business Transformation & Performance submitted a report which prevented an overview of the various strands of work which make up the Property Disposal Programme, and highlights some of the current ongoing work streams related to disposal of Council property.

 

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

 

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