Decisions

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Decisions published

30/11/2021 - Declarations of Interest (Including Whipping Declarations) ref: 9209    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 30/11/2021 - Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 30/11/2021

Decision:

None.


30/11/2021 - Licensing Act 2003 - Application for Variation of a Premises Licence ref: 9210    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 30/11/2021 - Licensing Sub-Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 30/11/2021

Decision:

That the application by Marston’s PLC (‘the Applicant’) to vary a premises licence for The George and Dragon public house (‘the Premises’)  to add an external area, including an external bar at the rear of the premises to the licensed plan, under the Licensing Act 2003 is REFUSED.

Lead officer: Gemma Potter


17/11/2021 - Maes Gwern Contractual Arrangements ref: 9208    For Determination

To inform Committee of the Internal Audit review of Maes Gwern Contractual Arrangements.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021


17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee Self-Assessment ref: 9204    For Determination

To inform Members of the results of the Committee’s self-assessment which will feed into preparation of the Annual Governance Statement. It will also form the basis for the provision of any further training required by the Committee.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

That the outcomes and training requirements identified in the action plan from the self-assessment be noted and progressed.


17/11/2021 - Risk Management Update ref: 9200    For Determination

To be assured that the updated risk management framework is comprehensive and functional.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

That the Committee is assured that the updated risk management framework is comprehensive and functional.


17/11/2021 - Internal Audit Progress Report ref: 9203    For Determination

To present to the Committee an update on the progress of the Internal Audit Department.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

(a)       That the report be accepted; and

 

(b)       That the Internal Audit Progress Report be received on a quarterly basis in June, September, January and March.


17/11/2021 - Forward Work Programme ref: 9207    For Determination

To consider the Forward Work Programme of the Internal Audit Department.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

(a)       That the Forward Work Programme be accepted; and

 

(b)       That the Internal Audit, Performance & Risk Manager, in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Committee, be authorised to vary the Forward Work Programme between meetings, as the need arises.


17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee Action Tracking ref: 9206    For Determination

To inform the Committee of the actions resulting from points raised at previous Governance and Audit Committee meetings.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

That the report be accepted.


17/11/2021 - Minutes ref: 9197    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

That the minutes be approved as a correct record.


17/11/2021 - Declarations of Interest (including Whipping Declarations) ref: 9196    For Determination

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

As a Council house tenant, Councillor Martin White declared a personal interest on agenda item 4 (Housing Rent Income).  Councillor Janet Axworthy declared a personal interest on agenda item 14 (Maes Gwern contractual arrangements) as a Board member of NEW Homes.


17/11/2021 - Housing Rent Income - Audit Wales ref: 9198    For Determination

To acknowledge the Audit Wales Report and note the recommendations on the collection of additional data and performance reporting.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

That the report be noted.


17/11/2021 - Asset Disposal and Capital Receipts Generated 2020/21 ref: 9201    For Determination

To inform Members of the 2020/21 asset disposals.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

That the report be noted.


17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee Annual Report ref: 9205    For Determination

To report on activities of the Committee during 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

That the Annual Report for 2020/21 be endorsed prior to its submission to Council for approval on 7 December 2021.


17/11/2021 - Treasury Management Mid-year Review 2021/22 and Quarter 2 Update ref: 9202    For Determination

To present to Members the draft Treasury Management Mid-Year Review 1st April - 30th September 2021 for comments and recommendations for approval to Cabinet.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

That the Committee notes the draft Treasury Management Mid-Year Report 2021/22 and confirms that there are no matters to be drawn to the attention of Cabinet at its meeting in December 2021.


17/11/2021 - Audit Wales review of Town Centre Regeneration ref: 9199    For Determination

To consider the key recommendations of the Audit Wales review of Town Centre Regeneration and the Council’s response.

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 01/12/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

That the Audit Wales recommendations to the Council are noted and the proposed response to Audit Wales is approved.


13/10/2021 - Budget 2022/23 - Stage 2 ref: 9191    Recommendations Approved

That the Committee reviews and comments on the Community, Housing and Assets cost pressures and overall budget strategy, and advises on any areas of cost efficiency it would like to see explored further.

Decision Maker: Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 13/10/2021

Decision:

(a)       That the Committee supports the Housing and Assets Portfolio cost pressures; and

 

(b)       That no further cost efficiency areas be proposed by the Committee to be explored further.


13/10/2021 - Raw Material Supplies ref: 9195    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 13/10/2021

Decision:

That the Committee feel assured that the risk around raw material supplies was being managed.


13/10/2021 - Flintshire Housing Need Prospectus ref: 9192    Recommendations Approved

To inform affordable housing delivery, shape the Social Housing Grant (SHG) programme by setting out what to Local Authority priorities are and provide a guide about housing type need in what locations.

Decision Maker: Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 13/10/2021

Decision:

That the content of the Flintshire Housing Need Prospectus be noted.


13/10/2021 - Progress of Empty Homes Scheme in Flintshire ref: 9194    Recommendations Approved

To provide an overview of the work undertaken by the Empty Homes Service.

Decision Maker: Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 13/10/2021

Decision:

That the report be noted.


13/10/2021 - Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) Policy ref: 9193    Recommendations Approved

To provide an update on the ongoing work to improve the service.

Decision Maker: Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 13/10/2021

Decision:

That the Committee support the revised policy and new discretionary grant.


13/10/2021 - Forward Work Programme and Action Tracking ref: 9190    Recommendations Approved

To consider the Forward Work Programme of the Community Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee and to inform the Committee of progress against actions from previous meetings.

Decision Maker: Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 13/10/2021

Decision:

(a)       That the Forward Work Programme be noted;

 

(b)        That the Facilitator, in consultation with the Chair of the Committee, be authorised to vary the Forward Work Programme between meetings, as the need arises; and

 

(c)        That the progress made in completing the outstanding actions be noted.


13/10/2021 - Minutes ref: 9189    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 13/10/2021

Decision:

That the minutes be approved as a correct record.


13/10/2021 - Declarations of Interest (including Whipping Declarations) ref: 9188    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 13/10/2021

Decision:

None.


27/10/2021 - Reports of Chief Officer (Planning, Environment & Economy) ref: 9182    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 27/10/2021

Decision:

That decisions be recorded as shown on the Planning Application schedule attached as an appendix.


27/10/2021 - Items to be deferred ref: 9181    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 27/10/2021

Decision:

No items were recommended for deferral.


27/10/2021 - Minutes ref: 9180    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 27/10/2021

Decision:

That the minutes be approved as a true and correct record.


27/10/2021 - Declarations of Interest ref: 9179    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 27/10/2021

Decision:

On Agenda item 6.2 (061842), Councillor Gladys Healey said that, following legal advice relating to her representations in the report, she would be speaking only as local Member and would not take part in the vote.


27/10/2021 - 060696 - R - Outline Application for 28 dwellings at Land at Llys Newydd, Ruthin Road, Gwernymynydd ref: 9183    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 27/10/2021

Decision:

That planning permission be refused for the reasons set out in the report, in accordance with the officer recommendation.

Lead officer: James Beattie


27/10/2021 - 063104 - A - Full Application - Erection of an advanced gasification plant and associated development at Land off Weighbridge Road, Deeside Industrial Estate ref: 9186    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 27/10/2021

Decision:

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the report, in accordance with the officer recommendation.

Lead officer: Daniel McVey


27/10/2021 - 063320 - A - Advertisement Consent - Erection and display of a freestanding 48-sheet sized digital LED advertisement at St David's Retail Park, High Street, Saltney ref: 9185    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 27/10/2021

Decision:

That planning permission be refused, against the officer recommendation, on the following grounds: (i) distraction at busy crossroads compromising safety of motorists/pedestrians (ii) detrimental impact on neighbours and surrounding town state (iii) lack of need for sign which does not benefit local businesses.

Lead officer: Jenni Perkins


27/10/2021 - 061842 - A - Full application - Change of use of land for 2 traveller pitches to include 2 no. amenity block / dayrooms (part retrospective) at land near “Brier Lodge”, Rhyddyn Hill, Caergwrle ref: 9184    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 30/11/2021

Effective from: 27/10/2021

Decision:

That planning permission be refused, against the officer recommendation, on the following grounds: (i) impact on the open countryside and (ii) outside the settlement boundary.

Lead officer: James Beattie