Decisions

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Decisions published

21/05/2020 - PAYMENT TO WEST WON RFC IN LIEU OF SURRENDER OF LAND AT SKEWFIELDS, PONTYPOOL ref: 5367    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 21/05/2020

Effective from: 21/05/2020

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approves the payment of £5,000 to West Mon RFC in lieu of surrender of part of their leased demised area of land at Skewfields, Pontypool, as per the terms contained within this report.

Wards affected: Pontypool;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


21/05/2020 - LAND AT PENTWYN ROAD PENTWYN ref: 5366    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 21/05/2020

Effective from: 21/05/2020

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approves terms for the future disposal of Council land and the grant of access rights at Pentwyn Road, Pentwyn, Pontypool subject to the terms contained in this report.

Wards affected: Snatchwood;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


21/05/2020 - DISPOSAL OF LAND AT VARTEG ROAD, VARTEG,PONTYPOOL ref: 5365    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 21/05/2020

Effective from: 21/05/2020

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approves the disposal of land adjacent to Unit 1 Varteg Industrial Estate,Varteg Road, Varteg subject to the terms detailed in this report.

Wards affected: Abersychan;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


19/05/2020 - Valleys Task Force Empty Homes Grant / Grant Cartrefi Gwag Tasglu'r Cymoedd ref: 5363    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

Cabinet agreed to:

  1. Approve the outline proposals for the Valleys Task Force Empty Homes Grant as set out within the report;
  2. Note and accept the risks highlighted;
  3. Agree to cap the Council’s contribution for phase 2 at £35,000 with this being reviewed should demand exceed projected levels;
  4. Delegate authority to Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council to deliver and manage the scheme within the Torfaen area.

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the report.

CONSULTATION: As set out in the report.

MEMBERS’ INTERESTS: None declared.


19/05/2020 - Financial Results 2019/20 / Canlyniadau Ariannol 2019/20 ref: 5362    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

Cabinet agreed to:

 

a.         Note the out-turn position of the Council;

b.         Approve the contributions to reserves as outlined in the report; and

c.         Re-approve the reserves policy.

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the report.

CONSULTATION: As set out in the report.

MEMBERS’ INTERESTS: None declared.


19/05/2020 - EAS Business Plan 2020-2021 and Local Authority Annex 2020-2021 / Cynllun Busnes GCA 2020- 2021 ac Atodiad Awdurdod Lleol 2020-2021 ref: 5364    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

Cabinet agreed to approve the EAS Business Plan 2020-2021 and the Local Authority (LA) Annex 2020-2021.

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the report.

CONSULTATION: As set out in the report.

MEMBERS’ INTERESTS:

 

Councillor Richard Clark declared a personal interest as a Member of the Joint Executive Group (JEG) of the EAS.


07/05/2020 - EXTRA RESOURCES - ADULT CARE LEGAL WORK ref: 5361    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 14/05/2020

Effective from: 07/05/2020

Decision:

To agree the provision of dedicated adult services care legal support in the legal team. The cost will be an additional pressure. This is a category C decision

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Keith Rutherford, Nigel Aurelius


11/05/2020 - PENSION FUND ALTERNATIVES- TRANCHE 1 BSIF PROPOSAL ref: 5360    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 11/05/2020

Effective from: 11/05/2020

Decision:

This report considers the merits of, and recommends investment of £20m in the British Strategic Investment Fund (infrastructure sub fund), an investment vehicle operated by Gresham House, a specialist investment manager in this asset class

Lead officer: Nigel Aurelius