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Agenda Item No

 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council

 

Cabinet: 5th October, 2011

 

Report of the Leader

 

Use of the Chief Executive's Emergency Powers

 

Purpose of the Report

1.             To notify Cabinet of the exercise of emergency powers since the last report.

Recommendation

That the report be noted.

Reason for the Recommendation

To inform the Cabinet.

 

Background

2.             The emergency powers procedure was approved by Minute No. 1343 (1998/1999).

Relevant Issues and Options

3.             To note the following:

(a)          To authorise the extended appointment of Acanthus Holden Architects in relation to the Pumphouse enveloping scheme.

(Scrutiny - Corporate Resources)

(b)          To approve the nomination of Councillor A.D. Hampton as this Council's representative on the new Cardiff and Vale College Board.

(Scrutiny - Corporate Resources)

(c)          To authorise the inclusion of the Transport Grant funding in relation to the Safe Routes in Communities 2011/12 in the Council's Capital Programme.

(Scrutiny - Corporate Resources)

(d)          To approve the appointments of School Governors, as recommended by the Local Authority - Advisory Panel held on 10th May, prior to the Governing Body meeting on 16th May, 2011.

(Scrutiny - Lifelong Learning)

(e)          Authority to replace Councillor Mrs. K.A. Kemp with Councillor R.P. Thomas on both the Scrutiny Committees (Economy and Environment) and (Housing and Public Protection) with immediate effect.

(Scrutiny - Corporate Resources)

(f)           Authority to include the £300k. allocation for Llantwit Major Comprehensive School in the 2011/12 Education Capital Programme in order to complete the project during the summer holiday. 

(Scrutiny - Lifelong Learning)

(g)          Authority for the Lifelong Learning Employment Training Service for Work Programme delivery in the Vale of Glamorgan area through a sub-contract with Rehab Jobfit.

(Scrutiny - Lifelong Learning)

(h)          Authority to replace Councillor Mrs. A.J. Preston on the Scrutiny Committee (Economy and Environment) with Councillor J.F. Fraser until her return.

(Scrutiny - Corporate Resources)

(i)           Authority to include the sum of £21,790 additional grant funding in respect of final works on the Cardiff Road bus lane in the Capital Programme.

(Scrutiny - Corporate Resources)

(j)           Authority to transfer the land shown on the plan appended to the request to Highways from Education at Dinas Powys Infant School in order to create an additional footway.

(Scrutiny - Lifelong Learning)

(k)          Authority to approve slippage of those budgets appended to the report into the 2011/12 Capital Programme.

(Scrutiny - Corporate Resources)

(l)           Authority to accept £20,682 grant funding to support the East Vale Community Transport Voluntary Group and to include the same in the Capital Programme 2011/12.

(Scrutiny - Corporate Resources)

(m)         Authority to accept grant funding in the sum of £25k. to enable the upgrade of bus stops on the A48 to Disability Discrimination Act standards and to include the same in the Capital Programme.

(Scrutiny - Economy and Environment)

Resource Implications (Financial and Employment and Climate Change, if appropriate)

4.             The procedures require that these are taken into account by the Committee / Department originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Legal Implications (to Include Human Rights Implications)

5.             The procedures require that these are taken into account by the Committee / Department originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Crime and Disorder Implications

6.             The procedures require that these are taken into account by the Committee / Department originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Equal Opportunities Implications (to include Welsh Language issues)

7.             The procedures require that these are taken into account by the Committee / Department originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Corporate/Service Objectives

8.             The procedures require that these are taken into account by the Committee / Department originating the requests for the use of Emergency Powers.

Policy Framework and Budget

9.             All actions taken fall within Paragraph 1 of my delegated powers as set out on page 169 of the Council's Constitution.

Consultation (including Ward Member Consultation)

10.        None in respect of this report.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee

11.        As indicated under Paragraph 3 above.

Background Papers

The relevant Emergency Powers pro-formas.

 

Contact Officer

Ms. J.L. Pugh, Tel: (01446) 709412, E-mail: democratic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

 

Officers Consulted

None.

 

Responsible Officer:

John Maitland Evans, Chief Executive

 

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