Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Thursday, 16th May, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: County Hall

Contact: Jo Watkins 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 18 April 2019 pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Decision:

Agreed

2.

Lamby Way Solar Farm pdf icon PDF 441 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Appendix to this report is exempt from publication because it contains information of the kind described in paragraphs 14 and 21 of parts 4 and 5 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

 

RESOLVED: that following the granting of Planning Consent for the scheme at the 15th May Planning Committee and subject to the contract price, at the date of the proposed contractual conclusion, remaining within the assumptions as set out in the Full Business Case (FBC), the FBC as described in the report be approved and  authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Environment to finalise and conclude  the Design & Build EPC, Private Wire contract, and Power Purchase Agreements required to deliver the Solar Farm and to deal with all ancillary matters relating to the scheme.

 

3.

Strategy to Deliver 2,000 new council homes pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Appendix 4 to the report is not for publication as it contains exempt information of the description contained in paragraphs 14 and 21 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

 

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the progress made to date on the Council’s new build housing programme and  the strategy’s approach to housing mix, place making & standards be noted and a ‘Cardiff Design Standard’ be adopted for the programme.

 

2.            the sites that will deliver new council homes through the additional build programme - identified in Appendix 3, be confirmed and the appropriation of these sites to “planning purposes” (under Part IX of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990) be approved, due to land not being required for its present purpose during the development period and following completed construction works the Council housing be appropriated back into the Housing Revenue Account.

 

3.            the continuation of the Cardiff Living programme onto the next phases of development within the updated financial parameters set out in Appendix 4 be approved, subject to a satisfactory review of the Phase 2 & 3 inter phase financial appraisals.

 

4.            authority be delegated to the Corporate Director for People & Communities to conclude the appointment of Wates for Phase 2 & 3 of the Cardiff Living programme subject to the approval of the Phase 2 & 3 inter phase financial appraisals & the Director for Legal Services be instructed to make amendments to the Cardiff Living Development Agreement as necessary.

 

5.            the updated list of sites ring-fenced for the Cardiff Living programme be approved and authority be delegated to the Corporate Director for People & Communities to add or omit sites as necessary.

 

4.

Annual Property Plan pdf icon PDF 198 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1)            the 2019/20 Annual Property Plan attached at Appendix 1 to the report be approved

 

2)            the disposal programme set out in Table 1 of the report be noted

 

3)            authority be delegated to the Director of Economic Development in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Investment and Development to deal with all aspects of the review of retail parades proposed for disposal as set out in Table 2 of the report.

 

4)            Authority be delegated to the Director of Economic Development in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Investment and Development to develop detailed proposals relating to opportunities for the disposal of land and to return to Cabinet for authority to proceed.

 

5.

Dumballs Road Regeneration Scheme pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

(i)           the new delivery programme for the Dumballs Road regeneration scheme that will secure the first phase of Council owned homes for occupation by autumn 2022 be noted

 

(ii)           authority be delegated to the Director of Economic Development in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Investment and Development, the Section 151 Officer, Corporate Director People & Communities and the Legal Officer to agree Heads of Terms for the disposal of the site marked red on the plan attached at Appendix 1 and to return to a future meeting of Cabinet for authority to proceed.

 

6.

Joint Commissioning Strategy for Adults with a Learning Disability pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1          the Joint Commissioning Strategy for Adults with Learning Disabilities (‘Strategy’) 2019 – 2024 be approved, subject to recommendation 2 and 3,

 

2          it be noted that the Strategy is a joint commissioning strategy and that  it is necessary for the Strategy to also be   approved by the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and that this matter will be reported back to Cabinet should the Strategy not be approved by either party and  

3          authority be delegated to the Director of Social Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member (Social Care, Health and Well-Being), the Council's Section 151 Officer and the Council's Monitoring Officer, to agree amendments to the Strategy (provided the amendments are not substantive in nature) should either the Vale of Glamorgan Council or Cardiff and Vale University Health Board request amendments as part of their respective approval processes.

 

7.

Approval for the continued participation in the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme pdf icon PDF 196 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            agreement in principle be given to continue to participate in the active resettlement of refugees from Syria until March 2020, in line with the lifespan of the current VPRS programme, and to provide necessary services to support integration for up to five years post-arrival.

 

2.            Agreement in principle be given to enter into a Collaborative Agreement with the Vale of Glamorgan Council for up to six years, to deliver the programme on a regional basis and authority for final approval be delegated to the Corporate Director in line with recommendation 4.

 

3.            a competitive tender be authorised to appoint an Integration and Support Services Provider, to provide resettlement support to Syrian refugees across the region for up to six years, in compliance with the terms and conditions of the VPRS grant funding and authority for the approval of the evaluation criteria and documentation (as well as all aspects of the procurement) be delegated to the Corporate Director in line with recommendation 4. 

 

4.            Authority be delgated to the Corporate Director of People & Communities, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Social Care, Health & Well-being, s.151 officer and Director of law and Governance to generally deal with all aspects of the procurement process and to progress and finalise arrangements for the delivery of the VPRS in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan including but not limited to the collaboration agreement with the Vale of Glamorgan and agreement with the Service provider.

 

8.

LED street lighting on Residential Highway Network pdf icon PDF 191 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the proposed procurement process to commission a Works contract to deliver LED street lighting for the residential highway network as set out in the body of the report be approved and

 

2.            authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Environment, subject to consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation and Performance and the Cabinet Member Strategic Planning and Transport, to deal with all aspects of the procurement process (including approving the evaluation criteria to be used and authorising the award of the proposed contract) and all ancillary matters pertaining to the procurement.

 

 

9.

Shopfront Design and Signage Supplementary Planning Guidance pdf icon PDF 146 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that Council be recommended to approve the Shopfront Design and Signage Supplementary Planning Guidance as amended and appended to the report.