Agenda, decisions and minutes

Cabinet
Thursday, 15th March, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: County Hall

Contact: Jo Watkins 

Items
No. Item

85.

Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 15 February 2018 pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Decision:

Approved.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: the minutes of the meeting held on 15 February be approved.

86.

Corporate Plan 2018-2021 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

            RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the Corporate Plan 2018-21 be approved for consideration by Council on 22 March 2018; and

 

2.            Council be recommended to delegate authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to make any consequential amendments to the Corporate Plan 2018-21 following consideration by Council on 22 March 2018 and prior to publication by 1 April 2018.

 

Minutes:

Cabinet considered the Corporate Plan for 2018-21.  The Corporate Plan forms part of the strategic policy framework and discharges the Council’s responsibilities under the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.  The plan was structured around the four Capital Ambition priorities; Working for Cardiff, Working for Wales, Working for the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 86.

87.

Cardiff's Local Well-being Plan pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the Well-being Plan is approved for consideration by Council on 22 March 2018

Minutes:

Cabinet considered Cardiff’s Local Well-being plan prior to its consideration by Council.  The Well-being plan sets out the Cardiff Public Service Board’s (PSB) priorities for action over the next 5 years and beyond. The plan contained Well-being Objectives, high level priorities that the PSB have identified as being  ...  view the full minutes text for item 87.

88.

Cardiff Capital Region - Joint Working Agreement Business Plan pdf icon PDF 284 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the Cardiff Capital Region Joint Working Agreement Business Plan be commended to Council for approval in the form attached as Appendix B to the report.

Minutes:

Cabinet considered the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal Joint Working Agreement Business Plan.  The Business Plan enables the Cardiff Capital Region to unlock the remaining £445 million of the Wider Investment Fund.  It includes an in principle commitment to allocate £40 million to the modernisation and redevelopment of Cardiff Central  ...  view the full minutes text for item 88.

89.

New Burial Space pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the submission of a planning application be supported to seek the necessary consent for development of the site situated on the A469 north of the M4 and identified on the attached map as Appendix 1 as a municipal cemetery.

 

2.            officers seek to negotiate a surrender of the current tenancy agreement by the leaseholder in order to take back the required land at an earlier date and subsequently serve the necessary termination notice in respect of the tenancy.

 

 

Minutes:

Cabinet received a report detailing proposals to develop an area of existing Council owned land North of the M4, on the A469 for new cemetery space, subjection to planning approval. The site is 12.5 acres and will provide burial space in the north of the City for the next 35  ...  view the full minutes text for item 89.

90.

Coastal Risk Management Programme pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.          the detailed design and construction of the coastal defences valued at £11M be procured.  The funding to be provided on an apportionment of 75% funded by Welsh Government and 25% by Cardiff Council.

 

2.          the 25% funding required to deliver the coastal defences be committed in line with the Welsh Government Coastal Risk Management Programme.

 

3.          a reassessment of the scheme be undertaken following the completion of the detailed design to confirm financial implications of construction and viability.

 

Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report regarding Cardiff’s Coastal Defences and Welsh Government Coastal Risk Management Programme.  The Welsh Government Coastal Risk Management Programme provides a one-off opportunity for local authorities to implement projects for coastal communities, with 75% of project costs funded by Welsh Government (WG).

 

Cardiff Council was  ...  view the full minutes text for item 90.

91.

School Admission Arrangements 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 349 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the attached Council’s draft School Admission Arrangements 2019/2020 as set out in the Admission Policy 2019/2020 be determined.

 

2.            It be noted that the School Admission Arrangements 2019/2020 implement Option A for admission to secondary education, as set out in the Admissions Arrangements Consultation Document (Appendix 2).

 

3.            It be noted that Cabinet will receive a subsequent report on revisions to school catchment areas for 2020/2021.

 

Minutes:

Cllr Caro Wild declared a personal and prejudicial interest in this item as he has a child who would be affected by the changes.  Cllr Wild left the room and took no part in decision making. 

 

In accordance with Section 89 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 91.

92.

Pay Policy Statement 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

Cabinet approve the attached Pay Policy Statement 2018/19 (Appendix 1) for consideration by Council on 22 March 2018 and note:

 

(i)            the employer’s pension contributions have been included in the calculation of an employee’s weekly pay, where appropriate

 

(ii)          that the Council will need to take steps to implement changes arising from the NJC for Local Government Pay for 2018/20

 

(iii)         the inclusion of the Gender Pay Gap report

 

(iv)         the commitment to the principles and guidance on the appropriate use of non-guaranteed hours arrangements in the devolved public services in Wales, as developed by the Public Services Staff Commission in social partnership with the Welsh Government’s Partnership Council and its sector groups. 

 

Minutes:

The Council has a statutory requirement under the Localism Act 2011 to prepare a pay policy statement annual.  Cabinet therefore considered the Pay Policy for 2018/19 prior to consideration at Council. The policy statement provided a framework to ensure that employees are rewarded fairly and objectively without discrimination.  In line  ...  view the full minutes text for item 92.

93.

National Non Domestic Rates -Write Offs pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Appendices A and B  to this report are exempt from publication by virtue of paragraph 14 of Part 4 and paragraph 21 of Part 5 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

 

RESOLVED: that the write off of debts amounting to £508,959.09 be authorised.

 

Minutes:

 

Appendices A and B  to this report are exempt from publication by virtue of paragraph 14 of Part 4 and paragraph 21 of Part 5 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

 

Cabinet considered a report requesting authorisation to write off debts amounting to £508,959.09.  The report outlined  ...  view the full minutes text for item 93.

94.

Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Business Plan 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 160 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            HRA Business Plan 2018-2019 be approved

 

2.            It be noted that the approved Plan will be submitted to the Welsh Government.

 

Minutes:

Local authorities are required by Welsh Government to present a Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Business Plan annually.  The HRA Business Plan sets out the Council’s purpose and vision as a social housing landlord, sets objectives and standards for the service, plans resources and ensure the maintenance of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 94.

95.

Targeted Regeneration Investment Programme pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

 

1.            It be noted that the funding opportunity presented by the Welsh Government’s Targeted Regeneration Investment Programme and associated match-funding requirements;

 

2.            priority themes and projects for the Targeted Regeneration Investment Programme set out in the report be agreed;

 

3.            Authority be delegated to the Corporate Director, People and Communities, Director of Economic Development, and Director of Planning, Transport and Environment, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing & Communities, Cabinet Member for Investment and Development and Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and  Transport, to finalise details of the Council’s contribution to the Regional Regeneration Plan and prepare funding bids for consideration under the Targeted Regeneration Investment Programme.

 

Minutes:

Following the Welsh Government announcement of a new funding programme to support economic regeneration projects guidance on the new Targeted Regeneration Investment Programme (TRIP) was issued in October, 2017.  The overarching aim of TRIP is to support projects which promote economic regeneration, focussed on individuals and areas most in need.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 95.

96.

Cardiff International Sports Village Land Acquisition pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Appendix 3 is not for publication as it contains exempt information of the description contained in paragraphs 14 of part 4 and paragraph 21 of part 5 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

RESOLVED: that authority be delegated to the Director of Economic Development in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Investment and Development and statutory officers to acquire the leasehold interests in the Toys ’R’ Us site shaded blue on the plan attached at Appendix 1, on the terms set out in Confidential Appendix 3 and subject to a full independent valuations. 

 

 

Minutes:

Appendix 3 is not for publication as it contains exempt information of the description contained in paragraphs 14 of part 4 and paragraph 21 of part 5 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Cabinet considered a report seeking to acquire the leasehold interest in the property at  ...  view the full minutes text for item 96.

97.

Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Area Plan for Care and Support Needs 2018-2023 pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.      Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Area Plan (as set out in Appendix 1) be approved.

 

2.      The Area Action Plan (as set out in Appendix 2) for Care and Support Needs 2018-2023 be approved.

 

Minutes:

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 inserted section 14A into the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 which requires local authorities and local health boards to prepare and publish a plan (the Area Plan) setting out the range and level of services they propose to provide,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 97.