Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Thursday, 21st March, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: County Hall

Contact: Jo Watkins 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of Cabinet meeting held on 21 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Decision:

Approved

2.

To receive the report of the Economy & Culture Scrutiny Committee entitled 'Events in Cardiff' pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the report of Economy and Culture Scrutiny Committee entitled ‘Events in Cardiff’ be received and a response be provided by June 2019

 

3.

Public Space Protection Orders - Dog Control pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.           the introduction of a Public Space Protection Order for Dog Controls under Section 59 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 be approved to include:

 

·         The prohibition of dog fouling in all public spaces owned and/or maintained by the Council

·         The requirement for a dog owner to have a means of clearing dog fouling.

·         The exclusion of dogs in all enclosed playgrounds and schools, which are owned and / or maintained by Cardiff Council

·         The requirement that dogs are kept on a lead within all cemeteries owned and / or maintained by Cardiff Council

·         A requirement allowing authorised officers to give a direction that a dog (s) be put and kept on a lead if necessary

·         The fixed penalty notice charge for a breach of a Public Spaces Protection Order for dog controls, as set out above, is set at £100.

  • The dog controls will be exempt for persons who have a disability that affects the person’s mobility, manual dexterity, physical co-ordination or ability to lift, carry or otherwise move everyday objects, in respect of a dog trained by a registered charity and upon which the person relies for assistance

 

2.         the new policy for Public Space Protection Orders be approved

 

4.

School Admission Arrangements 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that the Council’s draft School Admission Arrangements 2019/2020 as set out in the Admission Policy 2019/2020 be agreed.

 

5.

School Organisation Planning: The Provision of English­medium Primary School Places in the Llanrumney Area pdf icon PDF 193 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.         It be noted that the process of federation is to be pursued by Glan Yr Afon Primary School with another Cardiff primary school (to be determined) as part of a wider strategic solution to both reduce surplus places in Llanrumney and to improve pupil outcomes at Glan Yr Afon Primary School.

 

2.         Agreement be given to Officers exploring appropriate capital investment sources routes to consolidate and co-locate Early Years services delivered in the Llanrumney area onto the Glan Yr Afon site

 

6.

New School Provision to serve parts of Pontprennau and Old St Mellons pdf icon PDF 229 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the proposal for St Mellons Church in Wales Primary School to transfer to the new school site on the new housing development at St Edeyrn’s (Local Development Plan Strategic Site G), expand from 105 places to 210 places and extend its age range from 4-11 to 3-11 by incorporating a nursery for 48 part time places be noted

 

2.            it be noted that the statutory consultation process is to be undertaken by the school governing body, and instruct officers to provide all reasonable assistance in this regard.

 

3.            agreement, in principle, be given to the provision of the new school site on the new housing development at St Edeyrn’s, subject to appropriate terms being agreed, with advice from the Section 151 Officer and Director of Governance and Legal Services; and

 

4.            the Director of Education & Lifelong Learning be authorised to formally respond on behalf of the Council to the public consultation issued by the school governing body in due course.

 

7.

21st Century Schools Band B Funding pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED: that a dual funding model strategy be pursued to fund the 21st Century Schools Programme to include the MIM route for the delivery of our proposed Band B schemes at Cathays and Willows (including 3FE primary).

 

8.

Pay Policy Statement 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the attached Pay Policy Statement (2019/20) be approved for consideration by Council

 

9.

Cardiff Council Energy (Electricity and Gas) Procurement - Purchasing Strategy for 2020-2021 pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            an extension of the Council’s energy (electricity and gas) supply arrangements with Crown Commercial Services and the National Procurement Services until March 2021 be approved

 

2.            the Council opt into the ten month advance purchasing arrangements for the 2020/21 supply arrangements,

 

10.

Older Persons Housing Strategy 2018 - 2023 pdf icon PDF 176 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the Cardiff Older Persons’ Housing Strategy 2019-2023 as set out at Appendix 1 to the report be agreed

 

2.            the proposed changes to the Cardiff Housing Allocation Scheme as set out at paragraph28 of the report be agreed.

 

11.

Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Business Plan 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 177 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

RESOLVED: that the HRA Business Plan 2019-2020 be approved.

 

12.

Civil Parking Enforcement and Moving Traffic Offences - Challenges, Representations and Appeals Policy pdf icon PDF 159 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the new policy  (attached as Appendix A to the report) for considering  Challenges, Representations and Appeals associated with Civil Parking enforcement and Moving Traffic Offences be approved.

 

2.            Authority be delegated to the Assistant Director Street Scene in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning & Trasnport to update the policy, from time to time,  relating to any changes  in  legislation,  related case law and good practice  .

 

13.

Improving Public Transport - Response to Welsh Government White Paper Consultation pdf icon PDF 182 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the content of the Welsh Government’s White Paper-Improving Public Transport be noted

 

2.            the response to Welsh Government’s White Paper-Improving Public Transport (attached as Appendix A to the report) be approved for submission to the Welsh Government by 27th March 2019.

 

14.

Air Quality Feasibility Study Outline Business Case- Welsh Government Direction pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the Clean Air Feasibility Study Outline Business Case Report produced by the Council which recommends that the Council’s preferred option to achieve compliance in the shortest possible time, is a package of measures, rather than a Charging Clean Air Zone be approved.

 

2.            public consultation be undertaken to inform key stakeholders, businesses and the wider public on the Council’s preferred option being a package of measures which will be developed into a Full Business Case, and authority be delegated to the Director of  Planning Transport and Environment,  in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning & Transport, to approve the required consultation documentation.

 

3.            It be noted that the package of measures will be further assessed and developed into a Full Business Case which will be brought to Cabinet for approval prior to submitting to Welsh Government no later than the 30th June 2019, to comply with the requirements of a Final Plan as per the legal direction1.