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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Guildhall, Swansea

Contact: Democratic Services - Tel: (01792) 636923 

Items
No. Item

181.

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)              Councillors M C Child, D H Hopkins, A S Lewis, C E Lloyd, M Sherwood, R C Stewart and M Thomas declared a Personal Interest in Minute 188 “Local Authority Governor Appointments”;

 

2)              Councillor W Evans declared a Personal & Prejudicial Interest in Minute 188 “Local Authority Governor Appointments” and withdrew from the Meeting prior to the item being considered;

 

3)              Councillor J A Raynor declared a Personal & Prejudicial Interest in Minute 188 “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.

182.

Minutes. pdf icon PDF 111 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

1)              Cabinet held on 21 February 2019;

 

2)              Cabinet held on 21 March 2019.

183.

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 Webcasting of Council, Cabinet, Planning Committee and the Scrutiny Programme Committee; this Meeting is being recorded for Webcasting purposes.  The meeting will not be streamed live as we are still in the testing period; however it will recorded. If the trial is successful, the meeting will be published online.

184.

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.

185.

Councillors' Question Time.

Minutes:

Councillor P K Jones asked a number of questions in relation to Minute 190 “Council Property Development: Phase 2 General Fund” specifically relating to Home Farm, Sketty.

 

The Business Transformation & Performance Cabinet Member responded giving an assurance that the proposal would not affect Singleton Park.

186.

Adult Mental Health Strategic Framework. pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Care, Health & Ageing Well submitted a report which outlined the work undertaken on behalf of ABMU Health Board, Bridgend County Borough Council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council and the City and County of Swansea to develop an Adult Mental Health Strategic Framework.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The significant work undertaken to develop the Strategic Framework, including the substantial co-production with service users, carers and the voluntary sector be noted;

 

2)              The substantial engagement process undertaken, the resultant feedback from the engagement process and the priorities for action identified by service users and carers be noted;

 

3)              It be noted that the framework is consistent with the Council’s wider strategic intent to promote a more a preventative approach including developments such as Housing First;

 

4)              The Adult Mental Health Strategic Framework (which has been agreed by the Western Bay Regional Partnership Board) be approved.

187.

Establishment of a Stand-Alone Youth Offending Service for Swansea. pdf icon PDF 199 KB

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Children Services submitted a report which provided the outcome of the recent Youth Offending Service (YOS) inspection and sought approval to disaggregate the YOS for Swansea from Western Bay Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service (WBY / JEIS) collaboration.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The final inspection report from the inspection of YOS be noted and the initial action plan agreed;

 

2)              Agreement is reached to disaggregate the regional arrangements for YOS and develop a stand-alone service for Swansea.

188.

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)

Parklands Primary School

Eira Wyn Davies

2)

Pontybrenin Primary School

Cllr William Evans

 

189.

Notice of Disposal of Open Space - Land at Parklands View, Sketty, Swansea. pdf icon PDF 123 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Business, Transformation & Performance submitted a report which considered the response to the Open Space Notice in respect of Land at Parklands View, Sketty and sought approval for disposal.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              The objections received in respect of the removal of the open space designation be considered;

 

2)              It be noted that, under the previous Unitary Development Plan (UDP), the loss of this open space was not considered to negatively impact the Sketty Electoral Ward, which had a surplus of public open space.  However, this does not guarantee that residential planning consent would be granted under the new Local Development Plan (LDP) provisions;

 

3)              The Head of Property Services be authorised to bring the site forward for marketing and disposal.

190.

Council Property Development: Phase 2 General Fund. pdf icon PDF 146 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Business, Transformation & Performance submitted a report which provided a detailed update concerning progress with the Pilot Direct Property Development Project.

 

Resolved that:

 

1)              A public Information Notice to seek expressions of interest for a Joint Venture Partner be approved.

191.

Exclusion of the Public. pdf icon PDF 111 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)

192.

Acquisition of Land to Facilitate Highway Improvements.

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Environment & Infrastructure Management presented a report sought authority to purchase freehold land which exceeds Officers delegated limits.

 

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

 

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