Agenda and decisions

Agenda and decisions

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Ruthin and by video conference

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

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Decision:

There were no apologies.

2.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Members to declare any personal or prejudicial interests in any business identified to be considered at this meeting. 

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Decision:

No declarations of interest had been raised.

3.

URGENT MATTERS

Notice of items which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.  

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Decision:

No urgent matters had been raised.

4.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 335 KB

To receive the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 18 October 2022 (copy enclosed). 

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Decision:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 18 October 2022 be received and confirmed as a correct record.

5.

DRAFT SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT PLAN pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Barry Mellor, Lead Member for Environment and Transport (copy enclosed) presenting the Draft Sustainable Transport Plan for Cabinet’s views prior to the forthcoming public engagement on the Plan in early 2023.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       notes the contents of the Draft Sustainable Transport Plan, included in Appendix A to the report;

 

(b)       notes that following the public engagement exercise, and any amendments that may result, the final version of the Sustainable Transport Plan would be presented to Cabinet for discussion and final approval in mid-2023, and

 

(c)        confirms that it has read, understood and taken account of the Well-being Impact Assessment (attached at Appendix B to the report) as part of its consideration.

6.

REVISED DELIVERY AGREEMENT FOR THE REPLACEMENT LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Win Mullen-James, Lead Member for Local Development and Planning (copy enclosed) seeking Cabinet’s support for the revised Delivery Agreement to go forward to Council for approval and submission to Welsh Government.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

         

(a)      confirms that it has read, understood and taken account of the Well-being Impact Assessment, as detailed in the supplement to the report, as part of its consideration, and

 

(b)      recommends the revised Delivery Agreement (DA) to go forward to Council for approval and submission to Welsh Government.

7.

RENTING HOMES (WALES) ACT 2016 AND USE OF THE INTRODUCTORY TENANCY pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Rhys Thomas, Lead Member for Housing and Communities (copy enclosed) seeking Cabinet approval to end the use of Introductory Tenancies for new council tenants and informing Cabinet of the new tenancy agreement for council tenants.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       agree that Introductory Tenancies be no longer used for new tenants to the council, and

 

(b)       that the new Occupation Contract for all council tenants, and a summary of the main changes introduced by the new legislation be noted.

8.

LETTINGS POLICY FOR NEW HOMES AT LLWYN EIRIN, DENBIGH pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Rhys Thomas, Lead Member for Housing and Communities (copy enclosed) seeking Cabinet approval for a Local Lettings Policy for allocating homes at Llwyn Eirin, Denbigh.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet approve the Local Lettings Policy for allocating homes at Llwyn Eirin, Denbigh (attached at Appendix 1 to the report).

9.

PERFORMANCE SELF-ASSESSMENT UPDATE, QUARTER 2, 2022 TO 2023 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Gwyneth Ellis, Lead Member for Finance, Performance and Strategic Assets (copy enclosed) on the Council’s performance against its functions as at the end of quarter 2, 2022 to 2023.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet notes the Council’s performance against its functions as at the end of quarter 2 of 2022/23 and confirms the content of the draft report.

10.

FINANCE REPORT pdf icon PDF 237 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Gwyneth Ellis, Lead Member for Finance, Performance and Strategic Assets (copy enclosed) detailing the latest financial position and progress against the agreed budget strategy.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet note the budgets set for 2022/23 and progress against the agreed budget strategy.

11.

CABINET FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 280 KB

To receive the enclosed Cabinet Forward Work Programme and note the contents. 

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet’s forward work programme be noted.

12.

CENTRAL RHYL AND CENTRAL PRESTATYN COASTAL DEFENCE SCHEMES - FOLLOW UP PAPER pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To consider an update report (which includes two confidential appendices) by Councillor Barry Mellor, Lead Member for Environment and Transport regarding two potential coastal defence schemes for Central Rhyl and Central Prestatyn and seeking Cabinet approval to present the project to Council with a recommendation to fund the construction phase of both schemes.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       confirms that it has considered the content of the Well-being Impact Assessments for each scheme (attached at Appendix 3a and 3b to the report);

 

(b)       supports the proposal to progress the Central Rhyl Coastal Defence scheme to the construction phase, using the grant aid funding model set out by the Welsh Government, and agrees to the proposal being presented to Council for a decision;

 

(c)        supports the proposal to progress the Central Prestatyn Coastal Defence scheme to the construction phase, using the grant aid funding model set out by the Welsh Government, and agrees to the proposal being presented to Council for a decision, and

 

(d)       delegates authority to the Coastal Defence Project Board to deliver the schemes.

13.

TEMPORARY EMERGENCY ACCOMMODATION SUPPORT PROJECT (HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION)

To consider a confidential report by Councillor Rhys Thomas, Lead Member for Housing and Communities (copy enclosed) detailing the outcome of the tender exercise for a new Temporary Emergency Accommodation Support Project and seeking Cabinet approval to award the contract to the recommended named service provider as detailed in the report.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       acknowledge that a fair and robust tender exercise had been completed in accordance with the Denbighshire Contract Procedure Rules, and which had identified a clear ‘winner’, which had set out a programme which met the aims and aspirations of the project specification set out in the tender request;

 

(b)       agree to award the contract to the recommended named service provider as detailed in the report based on their tender proposals at the fee level proposed, as per the award report (attached at Appendix 4 to the report), and

 

(c)        confirms that it has read, understood and taken account of the Well-being Impact Assessment for the Housing Support Grant Delivery Plan 2022-25 (attached at Appendix 3 to the report) as part of its consideration.