Decisions

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Decisions published

13/06/2019 - Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held on 16 May 2019 ref: 1129    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 13/06/2019

Decision:

Approved


13/06/2019 - To receive the report of the Environmental Scrutiny Committee entitled 'Litter & Flytipping in Cardiff ref: 1130    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 13/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the report Environmental Scrutiny Committee entitled 'Litter & Flytipping in Cardiff’ be received and a response be provided by October 2019


13/06/2019 - Cabinet Response to the Economy & Culture Scrutiny Report 'Events in Cardiff' ref: 1132    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To enable the Cabinet to respond to the Scrutiny Committee report entitled ‘Events in Cardiff’

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 26/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the response to the ‘Events in Cardiff’ report of the Economy & Culture Scrutiny Committee as set out in Appendix A to the report be approved

 


13/06/2019 - Cardiff Bus - Loan for Acquisition of Electric Vehicles ref: 1136    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

In accordance with legislation the company can only seek loans from the Council. A loan of £2 million is included as part of the Council’s Capital programme towards the purchase of vehicles. An additional £1.8 million is required to allow the company to provide match funding and secure a Department for Transport (DFT) Grant of £5.7 million towards 36 electric buses and associated infrastructure. This is part of a number of measures to improve air quality. Having funding all funding in place is a requirement in order to accept the  terms and conditions of DFT grant.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 26/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the granting of a loan to Cardiff Bus from the Council for £2.0 million for the purchase of electric vehicles subject to conclusion of a legal agreement, to include appropriate security arrangements, between the Council and Cardiff Bus in respect of the terms of the loan

 

2.            In line with the Council’s Budgetary Framework, further Council approval be sought when required and if appropriate, in terms of spend commitments and in line with DFT grant conditions, for a further loan to Cardiff Bus for £1.8 million.

 

3.         the Corporate Director Resources in consultation with the Director of Governance & Legal Services and the Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation and Performance be delegated the authority to  prepare and conclude of the legal agreements between the Council and Cardiff Bus in respect of approved loans.

 


13/06/2019 - Outturn report ref: 1135    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To consider the Outturn report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 26/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

(1)      the report and the actions taken in respect of the Council’s accounts for 2018/19 be approved

 

(2)     it be noted that this report will form an Appendix to the Financial Statements report to be considered at the Council meeting in September 2019

 


13/06/2019 - 21st Century Schools Band 8: Redevelopment of Cantonian, Riverbank and Woodlands Schools ref: 1133    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

This report summarises the views expressed during the consultation with recommendations regarding how to proceed

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 26/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

1.    statutory notices be issued to:

·         Increase the capacity of Cantonian High from 6 forms of entry (6FE) to eight forms of entry (8FE) with sixth form provision for up to 250 pupils in new build accommodation;

·         Expand the Specialist Resource Base (SRB) for learners with an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), hosted at Cantonian High School from 20 to 30 places in purpose built accommodation in the new school buildings;

·         Transfer Woodlands Special School to the Doyle Avenue site and increase the capacity from 140 places to 240 places in new build accommodation;

 

·         Transfer Riverbank Special School to the Doyle Avenue site and increase the capacity from 70 to 112 places in new build accommodation.

 

2.    It be noted that if objections to the published statutory notice are received, the Council would publish a summary of these objections and the Council’s response to those objections. 

3.    It be noted that within 35 days of the end of the objection period the Council will forward copies of the statutory objections in addition to the objection report to the Welsh Ministers for determination of the proposal.

4.    It be noted that the Cabinet will receive a subsequent report on further proposals to increase the number of special school places for primary age children with complex learning needs.

 


13/06/2019 - Welsh Language Standards: Annual Report 2018-19 ref: 1131    Recommmend Forward to Council

Local Authorities have a statutory duty under section 44 of the Welsh Language [Wales] Measure 2011 to comply with regulation ‘Welsh language standards’.

Cardiff Council is under a duty to comply with standards relating to producing and publishing an Annual Report.

 

This will be the third annual report produced under the Welsh language standards.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 13/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that Council be recommended to:

 

(1)          Approve the Welsh Language Standards Annual Report 2018-19 (attached as Appendix A) and agree the report prior to publication in accordance with the Welsh Language Standards (Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011).

 

(2)          Approve the revised Bilingual Cardiff Strategy Action plan (attached as Appendix 1)

 


13/06/2019 - Air Quality Feasibility Study Final Plan - Full Business Case And City Centre Transport Improvements ref: 1134    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

The report will present the detailed assessment of the revised package of  non charging measures as the preferred option to deliver compliance of the NO2  limit value in the shortest possible time as required by the legal Direction received from Welsh Government.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/06/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/06/2019

Effective from: 26/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.         the outcome of the public consultation on the Preferred Option as set out in paragraphs 66-71 of the report be noted

 

2.         the Clean Air Feasibility Study Final Plan (Full Business Case) for submission to Welsh Government no later than the 30th June 2019 be approved

 

3.         authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Environment, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning & Transport, to make any necessary amendments to the Final Plan, provided no fundamental changes to the agreed Preferred Option occurs as result of the amendments.

 

4.         the wider Clean Air Strategy and Action Plan included as Appendix C in the Final Plan be approved

 

5.         authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Environment in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning & Transport to assess the feasibility of implementing a Low Emission Zone for Buses and/ or Quality Partnership Scheme.

 

6.         the undertaking of public consultation on the concept designs of proposed City Centre Improvement Schemes be approved namely:

  1. City Centre North
  2. City Centre West
  3. City Centre East

 

7.         Authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Environment, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning & Transport, to progress and approve detailed design of works, taking account of feedback to the public consultation and to progress the necessary Traffic Regulation Orders.

 

8.         Having regard to legal and procurement advice (and the caveats set out in paragraph 135 of the report) approval be given to proceed to Tender of  a contractor on the following schemes;

a)                   City Centre West Phase 1

b)                   City Centre North Phase 1

c)   City Centre East Phase 1,

 

9.         a further report on the City Centre Schemes be recievd prior to contract award.

 

 


12/06/2019 - Purchase of suitable residential properties from the open market, to increase the Council's provision of larger family homes for social tenancies across Cardiff. ref: 1127    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Economic Development

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 25/06/2019

Decision:

The Appendix to this report is not for publication as it contains exempt information of the description in Paragraph 14 of Part 4 and Paragraph 21 of Part 5 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

 

Agreed – that the Council continue with the purchase of relevant properties from the market up to a combined value as stated in Appendix 1.