Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet
Thursday, 16th November, 2017 2.00 pm

Venue: County Hall

Contact: Jo Watkins 

Items
No. Item

44.

Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held on 2 November 2017 pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Decision:

Approved

Minutes:

RESOLVED: that the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 2 November be approved

45.

Cabinet Response to the Environmental Scrutiny Committee Report entitled 'Restore Our Rivers' pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the response to report of the Environmental Scrutiny Committee entitled Restore our Rivers (Appendix A) be approved

 

Minutes:

The Cabinet considered the response to the report of the Environmental Scrutiny Committee entitled ‘Restore our Rivers’. It was proposed that the majority of the recommendations be supported in principle whilst noting the limited regulatory or operation controls that the Council had on the matters.

 

RESOLVED: that the response to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 45.

46.

Euros 2020 Fast Track Bid Submission pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Appendices to this report are not for publication under Schedule 12A Part 4 paragraph 14 and Part 5 paragraph 21 of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

This decision is not subject to call-in as the Chief Executive has certified it as urgent because any delay likely to be caused by the call-in process is not in the public interest under section 13 of the Scrutiny Procedure Rules. The Chair of the Economy & Culture Scrutiny Committee has been consulted in this matter and has agreed that this report should be certified as urgent.

 

 

RESOLVED: that support be given to the bid for Cardiff to become one of the 13 Host Cities to host the UEFA European Football Championship Final Tournament in 2020 subject to confirmation of financial support being confirmed by all bid partners.

 

Minutes:

The Appendices to this report are not for publication under Schedule 12A Part 4 paragraph 14 and Part 5 paragraph 21 of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

This decision is not subject to call-in as the Chief Executive has certified it as urgent because any delay likely to be caused  ...  view the full minutes text for item 46.

47.

School Admission Arrangements 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.   officers be authorised to consult on the revised admissions oversubscription criteria for admission to nursery, primary and secondary education as included in Appendix 4

 

2.   it be noted that a report will be received in Spring 2018 on the outcome of the consultation to support determination of the Admission Arrangements for 2019/20

 

3.   officers be authorised to give further consideration to how alternative admissions criteria may impact positively on diversity and/or socio-economically disadvantaged pupils

 

4.   it be noted that revisions to school catchment areas will follow the consultations on proposed changes to the existing pattern of school provision arising from the 21st Century School Band B programme.

 

Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report containing details of research undertaken on schools admission criteria and arrangements by the Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Date & Methods. The report proposed consultation on a range of options in relation to admission criteria and it was noted that the results of the consultation would  ...  view the full minutes text for item 47.

48.

School Organisation Proposals: The provision of English-medium primary school places in the Adamsdown and Splott wards pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.    the deferred school organisation proposal to increase the capacity of Moorland Primary School from 2FE to 3FE will not be progressed to implementation.

 

2.    Officers be authorised to notify all relevant stakeholder in accordance with the requirements of the School Organisation Code.

 

Minutes:

Cabinet was advised that updated projection figures had been received indicating that the demand for English Medium primary school places would not be at levels projected on November 2016 and therefore it was proposed that the proposal to increase the capacity of Moorland Primary School should not be progressed.

 

RESOLVED:  ...  view the full minutes text for item 48.

49.

Senior Management Arrangements pdf icon PDF 185 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.   having considered the summary of responses received as part of the consultation process, the new Tier 1 and Tier 2 Senior Management Team structure as set out in Appendix 3 to the report and the proposed details of services covered by each Director role as set out in Appendix 4 to the report be approved

 

2.   the matter of the statement of the duties required for the new posts; the required qualifications or qualities to be sought in the person appointed; the terms & conditions and remuneration of the new posts be referred to the Council’s Employment Conditions Committee on 22 November 2017 for determination as appropriate;

 

3.   the proposed creation of the new post of Corporate Director People & Communities and advertisement of the post be referred to Full Council on 30 November 2017; and

 

4.   subject to recommendation (3) above, authority be delegated to the Head of Paid Service, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation and Performance, to implement the new Tier 1 and Tier 2 Senior Management Team structure and to allocate managerial resources during the transitional process, as appropriate, in accordance with the principles set out in this report.

 

Minutes:

During consideration of this item, Senior Officers (with the exception of the Chief Executive) were not present.

 

The Cabinet received proposals for an amended Senior Management Team model which had been subject to consultation with employees, Members and Trade Unions. External advisors in the fields of social services and digital  ...  view the full minutes text for item 49.

50.

Month 6 Budget Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 328 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.   the potential outturn position based on the first six months of the financial year and the management actions taken in support of this be noted.

2.   the requirement for all directorates currently reporting overspends as identified in this report to put in place action plans to reduce their projected overspends be reinforced

Minutes:

An update of the financial monitoring position for the authority based on the first six months of the financial year was received. It was reported that an improved position had been achieved at month six with a balanced position against budget being shown. Details of actions being taken to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 50.

51.

Quarter 2 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 197 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: the current position regarding performance, the delivery of key commitments and priorities as at Quarter 2, and the action being taken to the challenges facing the Council be noted.

Minutes:

Cabinet received a report which outlined Cardiff Council’s Performance for Quarter 2 of 2017-18. The report contained details of performance across directorates and  performance against commitments and measures in the corporate plan.

 

 

RESOLVED: the current position regarding performance, the delivery of key commitments and priorities as at Quarter 2, and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 51.

52.

Delivering a Safe and Welcome Night time Economy pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the Delivering a Safe and Welcoming Night-Time Economy Our Plan 2017-2022 (Appendix A) be approved for consideration by the Cardiff Public Services Board

 

Minutes:

Cabinet considered the Delivering a Safe and Welcoming Night Time Economy Plan which outlined a strategy for the effective management of the night time economy in Cardiff. The strategy set out how partners will work together to build on the success of Cardiff’s night time economy, to ensure it is  ...  view the full minutes text for item 52.

53.

Development of a City Wide Employability Provision and a New Approach to Building Resilient Communities pdf icon PDF 164 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.      the approach to future delivery of Employment Services as set out in the report be agreed

 

2.      authority be delegated to the Director of Housing Communities and Customer Service to take the necessary actions to implement the new Employability service and transitional arrangements. 

 

3.      Officers be authorised to review the approach to Building Resilient Communities programme, including a public consultation exercise, to inform a proposed way forward for Cabinet consideration.

 

Minutes:

A report containing proposals for new arrangements for delivering employment services in Cardiff together with a proposed approach to building community resilience was considered. It was proposed that the Council should directly provide core employment services across Cardiff and it was noted that a positive response to the consultation had  ...  view the full minutes text for item 53.

54.

British Cycling and HSBC Core Cities Cycling Partnership: Cardiff Programme pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Appendix 2 (Partnership Agreement) to this report is not for publication under Schedule 12A Part 4 paragraph 14 pursuant to Schedule 12A Part 5 paragraph 21 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

RESOLVED: that

 

1.       a five (5) year partnership agreement (with an option to extend for a further period of up to three (3) years) be entered into with British Cycling under the terms to be contained in the partnership agreement.

 

A commitment be made to providing an annual match-funding grant contribution of £100,000 (to be comprise a 50:50 split between a financial and in kind contribution) towards the project under the terms contained in the partnership agreement

Minutes:

Appendix 2 (Partnership Agreement) to this report is not for publication under Schedule 12A Part 4 paragraph 14 pursuant to Schedule 12A Part 5 paragraph 21 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

Cabinet considered report seeking agreement to a five-year partnership, (with the option to extend for a  ...  view the full minutes text for item 54.

55.

Cabinet Response to the Environmental Scrutiny report entitled S106 Funding for the Development of Community Projects pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the principles of the process contained in the Environmental Scrutiny Committee’s recommendation be approved and that Officers be instructed to report back to Cabinet in early 2018 with full details of how the process can be established and thereafter maintained as summarised in Appendix A

 

Minutes:

 

Cabinet considered the response to the Environmental Scrutiny Committee report entitled Section 106 Funding for the Development of Community Projects. The Cabinet accepted the principles of the single process recommendation.

 

RESOLVED: that the principles of the process contained in the Environmental Scrutiny Committee’s recommendation be approved and that Officers be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 55.

56.

Supplementary Planning Guidance pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that Council be recommended to approve the Green Infrastructure, Infill Sites, Planning for Health and Well-being, Residential Extensions and Alterations, Food Drink and Leisure Uses, Safeguarding Business and Industrial Land and Premises and Childcare Facilities SPG, appended to this report.

 

Minutes:

Cabinet considered approving the Green Infrastructure, Infill Sites, Planning for Health and Well-being, Residential Extensions and Alterations, Food Drink and Leisure Uses, Safeguarding Business and Industrial Land and Premises and Childcare Facilities SPGs prior to consideration by Council

 

RESOLVED: that Council be recommended to approve the Green Infrastructure, Infill Sites,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 56.