Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Thursday, 13th June, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: County Hall

Contact: Jo Watkins 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held on 16 May 2019 pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Decision:

Approved

2.

To receive the report of the Environmental Scrutiny Committee entitled 'Litter & Flytipping in Cardiff pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Decision:

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

3.

Welsh Language Standards: Annual Report 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Additional documents:

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)

 

4.

Cabinet Response to the Economy & Culture Scrutiny Report 'Events in Cardiff' pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Additional documents:

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

 

5.

21st Century Schools Band 8: Redevelopment of Cantonian, Riverbank and Woodlands Schools pdf icon PDF 177 KB

Additional documents:

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.

 

6.

Air Quality Feasibility Study Final Plan - Full Business Case And City Centre Transport Improvements pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Additional documents:

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.

 

 

7.

Outturn report pdf icon PDF 308 KB

Additional documents:

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

 

8.

Cardiff Bus - Loan for Acquisition of Electric Vehicles pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Additional documents:

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.