Agenda and draft minutes

Executive Board
Monday, 2nd December, 2019 10.00 am, NEW

Venue: Chamber, County Hall, Carmarthen. SA31 1JP.. View directions

Contact: Janine Owen  01267 224030

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.

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Apologies were received from Councillor P. M. Hughes.

 

2.

DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTEREST.

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There were no declarations of personal interest.

3.

QUESTIONS ON NOTICE BY MEMBERS

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The Chair advised that no questions on notice had been submitted by members.

 

4.

PUBLIC QUESTIONS ON NOTICE

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The Chair advised that no public questions had been received.

5.

PROPOSAL TO CHANGE THE NATURE OF PROVISION AT YSGOL RHYS PRICHARD pdf icon PDF 489 KB

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The Executive Board, in accordance with minute 9 of its meeting held on 23rd September, 2019 considered a report on the submissions received to the Statutory Notice, to change the nature of provision at Ysgol Rhys Prichard to Welsh medium.  The notice provided objectors with 29 days in which to forward their objections in writing to the Council which ended on the 22nd October 2019.

 

The Board noted the, contents of the Objection Report which summarised the 2 submissions received in objection to the proposal and included the Local Authority’s responses to each submission. 

 

The Executive Board Member for Education and Children reported that the proposal to change the nature of provision at Ysgol Rhys Prichard to Welsh medium, supported Carmarthenshire’s Welsh in Education Strategic Plan and its vision for a bilingual Carmarthenshire.   The Authority aimed to deliver significant growth in Welsh medium education and training by increasing the number of children and young people who become fluent in both Welsh and English and have the ability to use their languages confidently with their families, in their communities and in the workplace.

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED

 

5.1     that the submissions received to the Statutory Notice be noted;

5.2     TO RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL that the proposal to change the nature of provision at Ysgol Rhys Prichard to Welsh medium, as laid out in the Statutory Notice be implemented.

 

6.

PROPOSAL TO CHANGE THE NATURE OF PROVISION AT YSGOL Y DDWYLAN, YSGOL GRIFFITH JONES, YSGOL LLANGYNNWR AND YSGOL LLYS HYWEL pdf icon PDF 519 KB

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The Executive Board, in accordance with minute 8 of its meeting held on 23rd September 2019 considered a report on the submissions received to the Statutory Notice to change the nature of Foundation Phase provision at Ysgol y Ddwylan, Ysgol Griffith Jones, Ysgol Llangynnor, Ysgol Llys Hywel from dual stream to Welsh medium.  The notices provided objectors with 29 days in which to forward their objections in writing to the Council which ended on the 22nd October 2019.

The Objection Report summarised the submissions received in objection to the proposal and included the Local Authority’s responses to each submission:

 

The Board noted that 2 objections had been received for Ysgol Y Ddwylan, 1 objection had been received for Ysgol Llys Hywel and no objections had been received for Ysgol Griffith Jones and Ysgol Llangynnor.


 

The Executive Board Member for Education and Children explained that the proposal to change the nature of provision of Foundation Phase provision at Ysgol y Ddwylan, Ysgol Griffith Jones, Ysgol Llangynnor, Ysgol Llys Hywel from dual stream to Welsh medium, supported Carmarthenshire’s Welsh in Education Strategic Plan and its vision for a bilingual Carmarthenshire.

 

The Executive Board Member for Communities and Rural Affairs added that the Local Authority had a responsibility to provide its communities with the best education and opportunities possible. 

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED

 

6.1     that the submissions received to the Statutory Notice be noted;

6.2     TO RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL that the proposal to change the nature of provision of Foundation Phase provision at Ysgol y Ddwylan, Ysgol Griffith Jones, Ysgol Llangynnor, Ysgol Llys Hywel from dual stream to Welsh medium, as laid out in the Statutory Notice be implemented from 1st September 2020.

 

7.

MID-YEAR TREASURY MANAGEMENT AND PRUDENTIAL INDICATOR REPORT 1ST APRIL 2019 TO 30TH SEPTEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 375 KB

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The Executive Board considered an update on the treasury management activities from 1st April 2018 to 30th June 2018.

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the report be approved.

 

8.

ANY OTHER ITEMS OF BUSINESS

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The Chair advised that there were no items of urgent items.