Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Thursday, 19th March, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: County Hall

Contact: Jo Watkins 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 20 February 2020 pdf icon PDF 360 KB

Decision:

Approved

2.

To receive the report of the Children & Young People's Scrutiny committee entitled 'Child Mental Health & Wellbeing Support & Services' pdf icon PDF 714 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the report of Children & Young People's Scrutiny committee entitled 'Child Mental Health & Wellbeing Support & Services' be received and a response provided by September 2020

 

3.

School Organisation Programme Update pdf icon PDF 199 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:that

 

1.            the progress made in developing the school estate in Cardiff through Band A and the early part of Band B of the 21st Century Schools Programme, in addition to the Local Development Plan and the Council’s enhanced school asset maintenance programme be noted.

 

2.            the consolidation of the post of Programme Director, School Organisation Programme at Tier 2 as a permanent post reporting to the Director of Education, in line with the Council’s pay structure at Assistant Director level be approved

 

3.            authority be delegated to the Director of Education & Lifelong Learning, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Education, Employment & Skills and Finance, Modernisation & Performance, the Director of Governance and Legal Services, the Corporate Director for Resources, and the Director of Economic Development) to determine all aspects of the procurement process (including for the avoidance of doubt development of all procurement documentation and selection and award criteria, commencement of procurement through to award of contracts) for new build schools within the School Organisation Programme that have been agreed to proceed to implementation by Cabinet.

 

4.

School Admission Arrangements 2021/22 Including Proposed Changes to the Welsh Medium Primary and Secondary Catchment Areas pdf icon PDF 357 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.         the Council’s draft School Admission Arrangements 2021/2022 as set out in the Admission Policy 2021/202 be determined

 

2.         that the School Admission Arrangements 2021/2022 implement

            Option A for changes to Welsh-medium primary school catchment areas, as set out in the Welsh-medium catchment areas Consultation Document (Appendix 2).

 

3.         the transfer of the primary school catchment area of Ysgol Glan Morfa from the secondary school catchment area of Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf to the catchment area of Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Edern be noted

 

4.         the deferral of the proposed changes to the secondary school catchment areas of Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf and Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr in Canton and Riverside be noted

 

5.         it be noted that the Council expects to consult on further revisions to Welsh-medium secondary school catchment areas in Canton and Riverside, in the 2024/2025 academic year, for implementation in the 2026/2027 academic year.

 

 

 

5.

Pay Policy 2020/2021 pdf icon PDF 142 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:  that the attached Pay Policy Statement (2020/21) Appendix 1 be approved for consideration for Council.

 

6.

Alley Gating on Public Highways - Cardiff Council Policy & Strategy 2020 pdf icon PDF 261 KB

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7.

Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Business Plan pdf icon PDF 343 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that the HRA Business Plan 2020-2021 be approved for presentation to Welsh Government.

 

8.

Acquisition of the Former Gas Works site in Grangetown for Housing Development pdf icon PDF 257 KB

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Decision:

 

The Appendices to this report are not for publication as they contain exempt information of the description contained in paragraph 14 of Part 4 and paragraph 21 of Part 5 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972

 

RESOLVED: that the Council enter into an acquisition contract with Wales and West Utilities and National Grid for the freehold interest of former Gas Works site at Ferry Road, Grangetown to deliver a Council led mixed tenure housing scheme.

 

9.

Over-cladding of High Rise Blocks pdf icon PDF 238 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the approach to cladding works set out above including the use of the route proposed to procure a contractor for the cladding works to all 5 high-rise blocks be approved.

 

2.            the proposal to reduce the financial impact on home owners (leaseholders) due to the exceptional circumstances of this refurbishment project be approved

 

3.            authority be delegated to the Corporate Director, People and Communities, in consultation with the cabinet member for Housing and Communities, the section 151 Officer and County Solicitor, to deal with all aspects of the procurement relating to re-cladding of all 5 high-rise flats, including setting the contract evaluation criteria and the award of contracts.

 

10.

Land at James Street, Cardiff pdf icon PDF 178 KB

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Decision:

Appendices 2 to 7 of this report are not for publication as they contain 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 & Development, the Section 151 Officer and the Legal Officer to:

 

a)            Conclude the acquisitions of the two properties set out in this report in line with the Heads of Terms included at Confidential Appendices 2 and 5.

 

b)            Agree the terms and enter into an option agreement for the two replacement sites included within Confidential Appendix 4.

 

c)            Deal with all aspects of the procurement of a development partner to bring forward the development of the site including the restoration of the Royal Stuart Workshops & Douglas Buildings subject to independent valuation/property advice.

 

11.

Callaghan Square pdf icon PDF 363 KB

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Decision:

Appendix 2 of this report 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 & Development, the Section 151 Officer and the Legal Officer to conclude the disposal of land set out in this report in line with the independent valuation and Heads of Terms attached at Confidential Appendix 2.

 

12.

Approval for Participation in the UK Resettlement Scheme pdf icon PDF 239 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            Cardiff Council's participation in the new, global UK Resettlement Scheme (UKRS), in order to facilitate the resettlement of vulnerable refugees, for the first year of the scheme be approved

 

2.            The collaborative working arrangement with the Vale of Glamorgan Council be continued in order to benefit from the sharing of knowledge, experience and resources, including the regional coordination.

 

3.            It be agreed to extend and support the existing regional Governance arrangements, specifically the regional Leadership Group. Membership comprises key regional stakeholders, including Council Members, Lead Officers and representatives from Housing, Health, Education, South Wales Police, third sector and faith groups.

 

4.            the resettlement of up to six families in Cardiff during the first year be agreed, conditional upon the availability of resources, specifically school places and affordable, sustainable accommodation.

 

5.            authority be delegated 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 Governance & Legal Services to

 

o        make changes to documents as needed for the delivery of the UKRS in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan including, but not limited to, the collaboration agreement with the Vale of Glamorgan and agreement with the Integration and Support Service provider and

o        to accept the new funding conditions and

o        generally to progress the regional arrangements for the delivery of the UK resettlement scheme.

 

13.

Local Development Plan Full Review pdf icon PDF 319 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that Council be recommended to approve the final Review Report and final Delivery Agreement and authorise their submission to Welsh Government.