Agenda and minutes

Special, Regeneration Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 28th April, 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:

Apologies for absence were reported for Councillors M. Cross and J.P. Morgan.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To receive.

Minutes:

The following declaration of interest was reported:

 

Councillor W. Hodgins – Item No 6 Cardiff Capital Region City Deal Performance Review 2020/21 Q4

 

4.

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To receive the minutes of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 24th March, 2021.

 

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

Minutes:

The minutes of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 24th March, 2021 were submitted.

 

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

 

5.

Action Sheet - 24th March, 2021

There were no actions arising from the meeting of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 24th March, 2021.

Minutes:

The Action Sheet arising from the meeting of the Regeneration Scrutiny Committee held on 24th March, 2021 was submitted.

 

The Committee AGREED that the Action Sheet be noted.

 

6.

Cardiff Capital Region City Deal Performance Review 2020/21 Q4 pdf icon PDF 479 KB

To consider the report of the Managing Director.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to report of the Managing Director.

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend that the report be accepted and the content of the CCRCD report be noted.

 

7.

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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 that the report be accepted and the progress of the project be noted, and a further report on the outcome of the project be provided.

 

8.

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To consider the report of the Principal Project Officer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to report of the Principal Project Officer Regeneration Opportunities

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend that the report be accepted and;

 

       i.            Noted progress made to date with both the Lime Avenue Business Unit and Boxworks schemes, with final completion anticipated to be in June 2021; and

 

     ii.            Noted that a detailed closure report would be presented to Scrutiny later this year, also incorporating findings from the Wavehill consultancy report, which was a condition of the WEFO funding.