Agenda and decisions

Virtual Live Streamed Meeting (At present, members of the public are unable to attend), The Executive
Monday, 12th July, 2021 10.00 am

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Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Ann Holmes 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of interest

To receive any declaration of interest from a Member or Officer in respect of any item of business.

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2.

Urgent matters certified by the Chief Executive or her appointed officer

No urgent matters at the time of dispatch of this agenda.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 299 KB

To submit for confirmation, the draft minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 21 June 2021.

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Decision:

It was resolved that the minutes of the previous meeting of the Executive held on 21 June, 2021 be confirmed as correct.

4.

Corporate Parenting Panel pdf icon PDF 408 KB

To submit for adoption, the draft minutes of the Corporate Parenting Panel held on 8 June 2021.

 

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Decision:

It was resolved that the draft minutes of the meeting of the Corporate Parenting Panel held on 8 June, 2021 be adopted.

5.

The Executive's Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 364 KB

To submit a report by the Head of Democratic Services.

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Decision:

It was resolved to confirm the Executive’s updated Forward Work Programme for the period from September, 2021 to April, 2022 as presented.

6.

Draft Final Accounts 2020/21 and use of Reserves and Balances pdf icon PDF 622 KB

To submit a report by the Director of Function (Resources)/Section 151 Officer.

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Decision:

It was resolved –

 

·        To note the draft unaudited main financial statements for 2020/21.

·        To note the position of general balances and earmarked reserves and to approve the creation of the new reserves noted in Appendix 4 of the report totalling £5,181,646.

·        To note the school balances position.

·        To approve increasing the minimum level of the General Reserve balance to £9m.This sum will be reviewed again as the 2022/23 revenue budget is set.

·        To approve the creation of Service Reserves totalling £1.376m as per Table 3, Appendix 1 of the report.

·        To authorise in principle, the use of up to £3.471m (£1.217m of the General Fund balance and £2.254m of uncommitted earmarked reserves) to fund specific projects designed to meet risks and challenges faced by the Council. The Executive will approve all new projects prior to their commencement.

7.

Annual Director’s Report on the Effectiveness of Social Services 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To submit a report by the Director of Social Services.

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Decision:

It was resolved to accept the Annual Director’s Report as an accurate reflection of the effectiveness of Social Services during 2020/21.

8.

Changes to the Constitution: Delegated Powers - Developments of National Significance and Non-statutory Community Benefits pdf icon PDF 431 KB

To submit a report by the Head of Regulation and Economic Development.

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Decision:

It was resolved –

 

·        To recommend that Full Council delegate to the Head of Regulation and Economic Development the carrying out of all statutory functions of the Council in connection with any development that constitutes a Development of National Significance (DNS) as defined under the Planning (Wales) Act 2015 which amends the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (“the Act”) and the Developments of National Significance (Wales) Regulations 2016 (as amended) and subsequent Regulations as both Local Authority, Local Planning Authority and Local Highway Authority.

·        To recommend that Full Council delegate to the Head of Regulation and Economic Development the carrying out of all statutory functions of the Council in connection with any development that constitutes a Special Development Order (e.g. Border Control) under section 59 (3) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

·        That the Executive delegates to the Deputy Chief Executive the authority to carry out all non-statutory community benefit negotiations and to make all decisions relevant to such negotiations in connection with, or arising from a development that constitutes a Development of National Significance  in consultation with the Chief Executive and the Leader of the Council.

·        To recommend that section 3.5.3 of the Constitution be updated to reflect the above delegations.

9.

Exclusion of the Press and Public pdf icon PDF 235 KB

To consider adopting the following –

 

“Under Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, to exclude the press and public from the meeting during the discussion on the following item on the grounds that it may involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the said Act and in the attached Public Interest Test.”

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10.

IOACC Digital Channels Transformation

To submit a report by the Head of Profession, HR and Transformation.

Decision:

It was resolved to accept the report and to proceed accordingly.