Agenda and minutes

Special, Regeneration Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Virtually via Microsoft Teams - if you would like to attend this meeting live via Microsoft Teams please contact committee.services@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

Contact: Democratic Services  7785

Note: Due to a technical fault there is no recording of this meeting available 

Items
No. Item

1.

Simultaneous Translation

You are welcome to use Welsh at the meeting, a minimum notice period of 3 working days is required should you wish to do so.  A simultaneous translation will be provided if requested.

Minutes:

It was noted that no requests had been received for the simultaneous translation service.

 

2.

Apologies

To receive.

Minutes:

An apology for absence was reported for Councillor B. Willis, who was experiencing technical difficulties joining the meeting, and the Chief Officer Commercial.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To receive.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest or dispensations reported.

 

4.

Regeneration Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 245 KB

To receive the minutes of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 8th September, 2020.

 

(Please note the minutes are submitted for points of accuracy).

Minutes:

To receive the minutes of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 8th September, 2020.

 

Upon a vote being taken,

 

The Committee AGREED that the minutes be accepted as a true record of proceedings

5.

Action Sheet - 8th September 2020 pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To receive the Action Sheet.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Action Sheet arising from the meeting of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 8th September, 2020 was submitted.

 

The Committee AGREED, subject to the foregoing, that the Action Sheet be noted.

 

6.

Economy – Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery pdf icon PDF 739 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Regeneration and Development.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to report of the Head of Regeneration & Development.

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend that the report be accepted, and continue working with partners to focus on the initiatives that will bring the most benefit post-COVID to BG. Those that will improve employment opportunities and support businesses to progress with digital improvements and a mix of home, virtual and shared space working (Option 1).