Decisions

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Decisions published

06/11/2019 - PROPOSED TENANCY AT WILL – UNIT 3 GWENALLT INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, PONTNEWYNYDD, PONTYPOOL ref: 5147    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 12/11/2019

Effective from: 06/11/2019

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approve the grant of a tenancy at will for the occupation of Unit 3 Gwenallt Industrial Estate, Pontnewynydd, Pontypool at a monthly rent of £250, as per the details contained within this report.

Wards affected: Pontnewynydd;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


06/11/2019 - PROPOSED LEASE RENEWAL – UNIT 1 PONTNEWYNYDD SMALL BUSINESS CENTRE, PONTYPOOL ref: 5146    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 12/11/2019

Effective from: 06/11/2019

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approves the continued occupation of Unit 1 Pontnewynydd Small Business Centre, Pontnewynydd, Pontypool at an annual rent of £7,000, as per the terms of this report.

Wards affected: Pontnewynydd;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


06/11/2019 - PROPOSED OCCUPATION AGREEMENT – UNIT 12 PANTEG INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, GRIFFITHSTOWN, PONTYPOOL ref: 5145    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 12/11/2019

Effective from: 06/11/2019

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approve the granting of a new agreement for Unit 12 Panteg Industrial Estate, Griffithstown, Pontypool at an annual rent of £13,000 per annum, as per the terms contained within this report.

Wards affected: Panteg;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


06/11/2019 - PROPOSED NEW LEASE – THE BUNGALOW AND ADJOINING CAR PARK, TROFAEN TRAINING, 25 SPRINGVALE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, CWMBRAN ref: 5144    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 12/11/2019

Effective from: 06/11/2019

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approve the grant of a new lease for the occupation of The Bungalow and adjoining car park, Torfaen Training, 25 Springvale Industrial Estate, Cwmbran, at an annual rent of £5,500, as per the details contained within this report.

Wards affected: St Dials;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


06/11/2019 - LEASE RENEWAL – UNIT 6 HERITAGE COURT, GILCHRIST THOMAS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, BLAENAVON ref: 5143    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 12/11/2019

Effective from: 06/11/2019

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approves the renewal of the lease of Unit 6 Heritage Court, Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate, Blaenavon at an annual rent of £3,400, as per the terms contained within this report.

Wards affected: Blaenavon;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


06/11/2019 - PROPOSED LEASE RENEWAL – UNIT 2 BLENHEIM ROAD, ST DIALS, CWMBRAN ref: 5142    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 12/11/2019

Effective from: 06/11/2019

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approve the granting of a new lease for Unit 2 Blenheim Road, St Dials, Cwmbran at an annual rent of £5,950, as per the terms contained within this report.

Wards affected: St Dials;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


06/11/2019 - PROPOSED LEASE RENEWAL – UNIT 1 BLENHEIM ROAD, ST DIALS, CWMBRAN. ref: 5141    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 12/11/2019

Effective from: 06/11/2019

Decision:

That the Corporate Asset Manager approve the granting of a new lease for Unit 1 Blenheim Road, St Dials, Cwmbran at an annual rent of £11,800, as per the terms contained within this report.

Wards affected: St Dials;

Lead officer: Victor Mbvundula


07/11/2019 - Staffing Report - Revenues & Benefits ref: 5132    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive (Resources)

Decision published: 11/11/2019

Effective from: 07/11/2019

Decision:

To acknowledge SW and JM's additional commitment with respect to the implementation of new procedures for Pupil Development Grant (PDG) Access administration in Monmouthshire and Torfaen

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nigel Aurelius


29/10/2019 - Request to Make Minor Staffing Changes to the Structure Within the Mail Room and Reception Teams ref: 5131    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Transformation and Improvement

Decision published: 11/11/2019

Effective from: 29/10/2019

Decision:

To request approval of the Head of Transformation & Improvement to
Permanently regrade the Mail Room/Reception Admin & Business Support staff in recognition of them undertaking additional duties of a higher grade

Lead officer: James Griffin


30/10/2019 - Education Service: Severance Payment ref: 5130    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 07/11/2019

Effective from: 30/10/2019

Decision:

To seek Chief Executive Officer's permission to delete a post from the Education Service Management Team structure and make a severance payment in order to align structures and deliver financial savings in line with the expectations of T22.

Lead officer: Alison Ward CBE


04/11/2019 - Termination of Employment on the Grounds of Ill Health ref: 5129    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Officer Neighbourhoods, Planning, Public Protection

Decision published: 07/11/2019

Effective from: 04/11/2019

Decision:

Approval sought to terminate the employment of an employee on the grounds of permanent ill health, Tier One.

Lead officer: Rachel Jowitt


24/10/2019 - Proposed Reconfiguration of the Inspire Projects ref: 5128    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Officer Neighbourhoods, Planning, Public Protection

Decision published: 05/11/2019

Effective from: 24/10/2019

Decision:

Approval sought to commence a staff and union consultation on the reconfiguration of the Inspire to Work and Inspire to Achieve Team and the implementation of the proposed restructure in accordance with the Council's HR procedures, if no major issues arise following the consultation

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachel Jowitt


04/11/2019 - Various Roads within the Authority - Remembrance Sunday 2019: Closing a Section of Road for a Community Event ref: 5127    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Officer Neighbourhoods, Planning, Public Protection

Decision published: 05/11/2019

Effective from: 04/11/2019

Decision:

Approval sought following a request from the Senior Business Support Officer - Democratic Services to temporarily close various roads through Torfaen to hold and/or undertake activities associated with the Remembrance Day processions

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachel Jowitt


31/10/2019 - Honorarium Request ref: 5126    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 01/11/2019

Effective from: 31/10/2019

Decision:

to consult on the proposal to pay an honorarium to the head of PSSU for additional duties related to his role as a member of the Interim Executive Board in Cwmbran High School for the period 1 October 2019 to September 2020 in the first instance

Lead officer: Alison Ward CBE


29/10/2019 - Honorarium Request ref: 5125    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 01/11/2019

Effective from: 29/10/2019

Decision:

To consult on the proposal to pay an honoraria to the Partnerships & Policy Manager and Equalities, Cohesion & Community Safety Manager for additional duties as per Appendix A for the period 1 October 2019 to 31 March 2020

Lead officer: Alison Ward CBE


01/11/2019 - PROPOSED PLANNING PERFORMANCE AGREEMENT WITH BRON AFON FOR THE DELIVERY OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING ref: 5124    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member Decisions - Economy, Skills & Regeneration

Made at meeting: 01/11/2019 - Executive Member Decisions - Economy, Skills & Regeneration

Decision published: 01/11/2019

Effective from: 01/11/2019

Decision:

Approval for the Local Planning Authority to enter into a Planning Performance Agreement with Bron Afon based on the draft PPA included as appendix 2 and for the Chief Neighbourhoods, Planning and Public Protection Officer to approve the final version of the PPA before it is signed, subject to any amendments being agreed with the relevant statutory officers.


28/10/2019 - Trading Standards - Trader Approval Scheme ref: 5123    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Officer Neighbourhoods, Planning, Public Protection

Decision published: 31/10/2019

Effective from: 28/10/2019

Decision:

Approval sought to consider the findings of research into the viability of a Trader Approval Scheme in Torfaen (which included Blaenau Gwent as part of a Joint Collaborative Scheme at that time).

Approval was given to option 2 which requests that Trading Standards should assess the viability of establishing a partnership with other Local Authorities to form a regional or all-Wales Scheme

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachel Jowitt


29/10/2019 - Proposed New Tenancy - Springboard Business Innovation Centre (Accenture (UK) Limited) ref: 5122    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Officer Neighbourhoods, Planning, Public Protection

Decision published: 31/10/2019

Effective from: 29/10/2019

Decision:

Approval sought to grant a 12 month tenancy agreement to Accenture (UK) Limited for Units 9, 10/11 and 12 Springboard Business Innovation Centre

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachel Jowitt