Council Tax Discretionary Reduction
The Council has the discretion to apply a reduction to Council Tax in circumstances where it is felt appropriate to do so. The Council is proposing to adopt a policy for awarding discretionary council tax reduction. Under the proposals the reduction would be applied in the following circumstances:
- exceptional financial hardship;
- crisis situation(e.g. fire or floor);
- other exceptional circumstances.
This consultation closed at 12:00pm on 1 March. We will now consider all of the responses received before making a final decision on the policy.
Supplementary Planning Guidance
A formal six week public consultation on the draft SPG which ran from Friday 04 January 2019 until Friday 15 February 2019. Representations will now be considered before a decison on whether to formally adopt the SPG will be taken.
The Council has a requirement to prepare a toilet strategy for the Vale of Glamorgan. Following a public consultation on a range of issues this strategy will now be drafted.
The Future of Council Services
Find out about the Council's current financial position.
Public consultation on the contents of the draft parking strategy for the Vale of Glamorgan. This consultation ran from 06 August until 28 September 2018.
Consultation on a proposed public spaces protection order to replace existing byelaws in relation to dog controls. This consultation ran from 27 June until 22 August 2018.
The Council has been working with an independent technical consultant to develop proposals for a new road linking the M4 and A48. This follows a study of the transport links between the two and access to Cardiff Airport that was conducted in 2017. This consultation closed on 17 July 2018. The results of the consultation will be considered and a report published in due course.
Changes to Recycling and Waste Collections
The Council sought residents views on proposed changes to recycling and waste collections on the basis that the current waste and recycling model operated by the Council is not sustainable long-term. The responses to the consultation are being considered and will be reported to Cabinet in due course.
The Council is proposing to improve and enhance four areas of open space in north Penarth between. Local residents, school pupils and anyone else with an interest in the future of open spaces in north Penarth were invited to have their say.