Head of Corporate and Customer Services/

Pennaeth Gwasanaethau Cwsmeriaid a Chorfforaethol

Trevor Coxon LLB (Hons) Birm Solicitor

 

Guildhall, Wrexham, LL11 1AY

Neuadd y Dref, Wrecsam, LL11 1AY  DX: 721924 - WREXHAM 4

Fax/Ffacs: 01978 292207    BT Text Phone: 01978 292067

www.wrexham.gov.uk  www.wrecsam.co.uk

 

 

 

Your Ref/Eich Cyf

 

Our Ref/Ein Cyf

JJ

Date/Dyddiad

3 July 2013

Ask for/Gofynner am

Jane Johnson

Direct Dial/Rhif Union

E-mail/E-bost

01978 292236

jane.johnson@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Dear Councillor

 

You are requested to attend a Meeting of the EXECUTIVE BOARD of Wrexham County Borough Council to be held in COMMITTEE ROOM 3 at the GUILDHALL, WREXHAM on TUESDAY, 9 JULY 2013 at 2.00 pm for the transaction of the business specified below.

 

PLEASE NOTE – Due to the volume of business to be transacted at this meeting, the Leader feels that an item relating to Reshaping Services to meet the financial challenges, should be considered as a single item only at a meeting of the Executive Board to be held on Tuesday, 16 July 2013 at 2.00pm in Committee Room 3.

 

Yours faithfully

Head of Corporate and Customer Services

 

A G E N D A

 

PLEASE NOTE:

 

Any Member of the Council may attend for Agenda Item 1 (b) at 2.00 pm to ask questions, but, in accordance with previously agreed arrangements, Members who know in advance that they wish to ask a question should let the Head of Corporate and Customer Services have notice of their question by no later than 4.45 pm on Friday, 5 July 2013.

 

1          Questions:

 

            (a)       Public Questions/Statements:

           

            (b)       Members’ Questions:

 

2          Apologies for Absence:

 

3          Declarations of Personal Interests if any:


4          Minutes:  To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Executive Board meeting held on 11 June 2013.

 

5          Social Services Annual ‘Director’s Report’ 2012/13: To consider a joint report from the Lead Member for Health & Adult Social Care and the Lead Member for Children’s Services and Education (Copy herewith).

 

6          Corporate Parenting Panel: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Children’s Services and Education (Copy herewith).

 

7          Partnership Landscape Across Wrexham: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Communities, Partnerships and Collaboration (Copy herewith).

 

8          Outcome Agreement with the Welsh Government 2013-2016: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Policy, Finance, Performance and Governance (Copy herewith).

 

9          Non Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Capital Programme 2012/13 – 2016/17: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Policy, Finance, Performance and Governance (Copy herewith).

 

10        Treasury Management Outturn and Actual Prudential Indicators 2012/2013: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Policy, Finance, Performance and Governance (Copy herewith).

 

11        Discretionary Rate Relief – Non Domestic Rates: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Policy, Finance, Performance and Governance (Copy herewith).

 

12        Update Report - The National Procurement Service: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Policy, Finance, Performance and Governance (Copy herewith).

 

13        Forward Work Programme August – November 2013: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Policy, Finance, Performance and Governance (Copy herewith).

 

14        Leasehold Flats Policy for Service Charge Payment Options for Major Works/Improvements: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Housing and Planning (Copy herewith).

 

15        Future of Bungalows, Cross Keys Place, Cefn Mawr: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Housing and Planning (Copy herewith)

 

16        Energy Company Obligation  (ECO) Funding Project Update: To receive the report of the Lead Member for Housing and Planning (Copy herewith).

 

17        Vibrant, Viable Places’ Regeneration Investment Funding: To receive the report of the Lead Member for Economic Development and Regeneration (Copy herewith).

 

18        Any other items which the Chair decides are urgent:


In considering whether to exclude the public and press from the next part of the meeting Members are asked to consider the following factors when determining the public interest test.

 

Agenda Items 19, 21 and 22 - Not for publication by virtue of Paragraph 14 of Part 4 of Schedule 12a to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended). The Proper Officer has determined in considering these reports that paragraph 14 should apply.  His view on the public interest test was that while he was mindful of the need to ensure the transparency and accountability of public authorities for decisions taken by them in relation to the spending of public money, the right of the Council and a third party to the privacy of their financial/ business affairs outweighed the need for that information to be made public and disclosure of the information would give an unfair advantage to tenderers for commercial contracts. This information is not affected by any other statutory provision which requires the information to be publicly registered.

 

Agenda Item 20 - Not for publication by virtue of Paragraphs 14 and 15 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended). The Proper Officer has determined in considering this report that Paragraphs 14 and 15 should apply.  His view on the public interest test was that while he was mindful of the need to ensure the transparency and accountability of public authorities for decisions taken by them in relation to the spending of public money, disclosure of the information would give an unfair advantage to tenderers for commercial contracts. This information is not affected by any other statutory provision which requires the information to be publicly registered.  The Proper Officer was also satisfied in this case disclosure of the information would prejudice the discussion in relation to labour relations to the disadvantage of the authority and inhabitants of its area.  On that basis he felt that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information

 

It is, therefore, recommended that the press and public be excluded from the Meeting during consideration of the following items as it is likely that, if they were present, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 14 and 15 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

19        Solar PV Project - Business Case Non Domestic Installations: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Policy, Finance, Performance & Governance (Copy herewith)

 

20        Review of Corporate Cleaning - Proposal for the Creation of a Local Authority Trading Company: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Economic Development and Regeneration (Copy herewith)

 

21        Telecare Tender: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Housing and Planning (Copy herewith)

 

22        Affordable Housing Project – Ruabon site development proposals, Bridge Street purchase and earlier phases update: To consider the report of the Lead Member for Housing and Planning (Copy herewith)

 

23        Any other items which the Chair decides are urgent:

 

INFORMATION REPORTS

 

The following Information Reports have been circulated to Members since the last Meeting of the Executive Board:

 

·                    Former Wilderness Tip, Gresford

·                    Detailed Information on Council Plan Performance during 2012-13

 

TO:     THE CHAIR AND MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

 

Councillor

David A. Bithell

Councillor

Mrs J.M. Lowe

        

        

        

        

R.J. Dutton, OBE

D.J. Griffiths

Hugh Jones

Malcolm King OBE

        

        

        

        

Carole O’Toole

Mark Pritchard (Vice-Chair)

Neil Rogers (Chair)

Michael Williams