Agenda and minutes

Cabinet - Tuesday, 4th October, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Hybrid - Neuadd Cyngor Ceredigion, Penmorfa, Aberaeron / remotely via video conferrence

Items
No. Item

61.

Apologies

Minutes:

Councillor Keith Henson apologised that he would be leaving the meeting early due to other Council commitments.

 

62.

Personal matters

Minutes:

i.        Congratulations were extended to Josh Tarling on winning gold at the men’s junior time trials at the 2022 UCI Road World Championships in Wollongong. 

ii.       Congratulations were extended to Sioned Harries on representing Wales at the Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand this month. 

iii.     Best wishes were expressed to Sian Howys, Corporate Lead Officer: Porth Cynnal on her retirement at the end of the month. She was thanked for all her excellent work over the years and wished well for the future.

63.

Disclosure of Personal/ Prejudicial Interests

Minutes:

There were no disclosures of personal/ prejudicial interests. <AI4>

64.

To confirm as a true record the Minutes of the previous Meeting of the Cabinet and any matters arising from those Minutes pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Minutes:

To confirm as a true record the Minutes of the previous Meeting of the Cabinet held on 6 September 2022.

 

Matters arising: There were no matters arising from the minutes.

65.

Any petitions received

Minutes:

None.

66.

Reports of any decisions (if any) having been called in from Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Minutes:

None.

67.

Any feedback from Overview and Scrutiny Committee not otherwise on the agenda

Minutes:

None.

68.

To consider the report of the Corporate Lead Officer for Policy. Performance and Public Protection upon the Engagement and Participation Policy - 'Talking, Listening and Working Together' with feedback from the Overview & Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 851 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

DECISION:

i.        To approve the Engagement and Participation Policy – ‘Talking, Listening and Working Together’ subject to the inclusion of ensuring there is engagement with Community Councils (Appendix A).

ii.       To note the feedback from the Corporate Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

 

Reason for the decision:

The Council’s current Community Engagement Policy dates from 2012 and needs to be reviewed to take account of new methods of engagement and recent legislation and guidance. <AI9>

69.

To consider the report of the Corporate Lead Officer for People and Organisation upon the Interim Joint Protocol – Mileage Rates pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Minutes:

DECISION:

To approve the implementation of the Interim Joint Protocol – Mileage Rates in Local Authorities in Wales between 1 October 2022 and 31 March 2023.

 

Reason for the decision:

To address significant fuel costs increases borne by employees using their own vehicles to undertake business related journeys as part of their duties.

70.

To consider the report of the Corporate Lead Officer for Porth Gofal upon the West Wales Population Needs Assessment pdf icon PDF 10 MB

Minutes:

DECISION:

To approve the Population Needs Assessment (Appendix 1).

 

Reason for the decision:

The PNA is a finalised and approved document through the Regional Partnership Board.

 

71.

To consider the report of the Corporate Lead Officer for Porth Gofal upon the West Wales Market Stability Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

DECISION:

To approve the Market Stability Report (Appendix 1).

 

Reason for the decision:

The MSR is a finalised and approved document through the Regional Partnership Board.

72.

To note the report of the Corporate Lead Officer for Policy, Performance and Public Protection upon the Homes for Ukrainians: Welcome Centre pdf icon PDF 312 KB

Minutes:

Cabinet noted the report.

73.

To note the report of the Corporate Lead Officer for Porth Cynnal upon the CYSUR/CWMPAS Combined Local Operational Group Safeguarding Report Qtr 4 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

Cabinet noted the report.

74.

Any other matter the Chairman decides is for the urgent attention of the Cabinet

Minutes:

None.