Agenda and minutes

Regeneration Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 10th February, 2021 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

Media

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:

Apology for absence was received from Councillor J.C. Morgan.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To receive.

Minutes:

The following declaration of interest was reported:

 

Councillor W. Hodgins – Item No. 6 Aspire Shared Apprenticeship Programme

 

4.

Regeneration Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 323 KB

To receive the minutes of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 6th January, 2021.

 

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

Minutes:

The minutes of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 6th January, 2021 were submitted.

 

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

 

5.

Action Sheet - 6th January 2021 pdf icon PDF 187 KB

To receive the Action Sheet.

Minutes:

The Action Sheet arising from the meeting of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 6th January, 2021 was submitted, whereupon:

 

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

 

6.

Aspire Shared Apprenticeship Programme pdf icon PDF 710 KB

To consider the report of the Skills Development Manager.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to report of the Skills Development Manager.

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend that the report be accepted and the information contained therein be noted (Option 1).

 

7.

Progress Update: Town Centre Task and Finish Group pdf icon PDF 598 KB

To consider the report of the Team Manager Regeneration Opportunities.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to report of the Team Manager Regeneration Opportunities.

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend, subject to the foregoing, that the report be accepted and progress of the Task & Finish Group be noted, and further updates be received as appropriate.

 

8.

Use of Consultants pdf icon PDF 666 KB

To consider the report of the Corporate Director Regeneration and Community Services and the Head of Regeneration and Development.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to report of the Corporate Director Regeneration & Community Services/Head of Regeneration & Development.

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend that the report be accepted and the information contained therein be noted (Option 1).

 

9.

Forward Work Programme: 24th March 2021 pdf icon PDF 562 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Forward Work Programme for the meeting scheduled to be held on the 24th March, 2021 was submitted.

 

The Scrutiny Officer reported that the Community Benefits report would be removed and replaced with the Skills Academy report.

 

The Committee AGREED, subject to the foregoing, that the report be accepted.