EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER DECISIONS MEETING FOR ENVIRONMENT

6th september 2019

 

 

Executive Board Member:

Portfolio:

Cllr. H Evans

Environment

 

CARMARTHEN SHOPMOBILITY

Recommendations / key decisions required:

 

The Carmarthen Shopmobility be supported with a further grant of £14,650 for a further twelve month period commencing September 2019.

 

Reasons:

 

Shopmobility is one of many initiatives being encouraged by the Authority to support the town and is one of the key priorities within the Authority’s Parking Strategy i.e.

“The County Council is committed to providing sufficient and appropriate parking facilities for all users within public car parks.  It is also committed to providing a suitable mix of appropriate parking facilities for the mobility impaired.”

 

Directorate

Name of Head of Service:

 

Report Author: S. Pilliner

 

 

Designation

Head of Transportation and Highways  

 

 

Tel No. 01267 228150

 

E Mail Address:

SGPilliner@Carmarthenshire.gov.uk


 

Declaration of Personal Interest (if any):

None

 

 

 

Dispensation Granted to Make Decision (if any):

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MADE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signed:  ____________________________________________________________DATE:_______

                                                                   EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER

 

 

Recommendation of Officer adopted

YES / NO

 

Recommendation of the Officer was adopted subject to the amendment(s) and reason(s) specified:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reason(s) why the Officer’s recommendation was not adopted:

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER DECISIONS MEETING FOR ENVIRONMENT

6TH SEPTEMBER 2019

 

CARMARTHEN SHOPMOBILITY

The County Council has supported the Carmarthen Shopmobility scheme since 2011. The current funding arrangement is due to expire this year.

The Carmarthen scheme provides a valuable service for the mobility impaired and has been successful with circa 1,289 uses per annum.

The group generates income from charges and fund raising. The scheme is however mainly reliant on the County Council’s financial support. The Group has requested further financial support from the Council for the forthcoming 12 months to the sum of £14,650.

Shopmobility is one of many initiatives being encouraged by the Authority to support the town. It fits with the Authority’s Parking Strategy priorities

The Council has set aside funding to fund a further twelve months support.

It is therefore recommended that the Carmarthen Shopmobility scheme is supported with funding of £14,650 for a further twelve months and that:

·         the authority is provided with regular reports on the scheme operational and financial performance.

·         the authority is provided with copies of minutes from management meetings

Recommendation.

The Carmarthen Shopmobility be supported with a further grant of £14,650 for a further twelve month period.

 

 

DETAILED REPORT ATTACHED ?

 NO

 


IMPLICATIONS

 

 

I confirm that other than those implications which have been agreed with the appropriate Directors / Heads of Service and are referred to in detail below, there are no other implications associated with this report :

 

Signed:  S.G. Pilliner                                                                 Head of Highways and Transport                          

 

Policy and Crime & Disorder

 

Legal

Finance

ICT

Risk Management Issues

Organisational Development

Physical Assets 

YES

 NONE

YES

 NONE

 NONE

 NONE

NONE

 

Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

Providing more facilities for the mobility impaired is a key priority within the Authority’s Integrated Parking Strategy.


Finance 

All associated costs will be funded from the community transport element of the Bus services Support Grant. There will be requirement to support from the revenue budget.

 

CONSULTATIONS

 

I confirm that the appropriate consultations have taken in place and the outcomes are as detailed below

Signed:     S.G. Pilliner                                                             Head of Transportation and Highways                                              

1. Scrutiny Committee N/A

2.Local Member(s)  N/A

3.Community / Town Council  N/A

4.Relevant Partners  N/A

5.Staff Side Representatives and other Organisations  N/A

 

Section 100D Local Government Act, 1972 – Access to Information

List of Background Papers used in the preparation of this report:

 

THESE ARE DETAILED BELOW   

 

Title of Document

 

File Ref No.

Locations that the papers are available for public inspection

Parking Strategy

 

Transportation and Highways Division, Parking Services, Parc Myrddin, Carmarthen. SA31 1HQ