Agenda and decisions

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1.

MONMOUTHSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL'S PLANNING SERVICE'S ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT (APR) pdf icon PDF 444 KB

CABINET MEMBER: County Councillor RJW Greenland

 

AUTHOR & CONTACT DETAILS:

Craig O’Connor

Head of Planning

01633 644849

craigoconnor@monmouthshire.gov.uk

 

            Philip Thomas

Development Services Manager

            01633 644809

            philipthomas@monmouthshire.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Noted the contents of the Annual Performance Report for submission to the Welsh Government by 31 October 2020 and recommend the APR for submission without any changes (see Section 10.0 below).

2.

MONMOUTHSHIRE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN ANNUAL MONITORING REPORT pdf icon PDF 382 KB

CABINET MEMBER:  County Councillor RGW Greenland

 

AUTHOR:

Mark Hand (Head of Placemaking, Housing, Highways and Flood)

Craig O’Connor (Head of Planning)

Rachel Lewis (Planning Policy Manager)

 

CONTACT DETAILS:

Tel: 07773478579

E Mail: markhand@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Tel: 01633 644849

E Mail: craigo’connor@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Tel: 01633 644827

E Mail: rachellewis@monmouthshire.gov.uk

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Enterprise and Land Use Planning endorsed the sixth Local Development Plan Annual Monitoring Report for submission to the Welsh Government on an informal basis.

 

Noted comments raised by Economy and Development Select Committee (19th October 2020). The main issues raised included:

           The Replacement LDP needs to be as ambitious as possible in order to address our key issues including in relation to affordable housing delivery, supporting town centres and business growth / development.

           The impact of Covid-19 on local businesses/ economy.

Comments from the meeting of the Economy and Development Select Committee will be added as soon as the minutes of the meeting are received.

3.

PROPOSAL TO CONSIDER AND APPROVE AMENDMENTS TO THE HOMESEARCH ALLOCATIONS POLICY. pdf icon PDF 264 KB

CABINET MEMBER:             County Councillor RJW Greenland

 

AUTHOR:

Louise Corbett, Strategy & Policy Officer – Affordable Housing

CONTACT DETAILS:

Louise Corbett Tel: 09790 957039  E-mail:                       

louisecorbett@monmouthshire.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Considered the proposed changes (see Appendix 1) giving regard to meeting the aims of the policy and contributing to the priorities of the Council.

 

Where applicable, considered the report in respect of the recent changes in Welsh Government homeless policy and homeless demand.

 

The Cabinet Member adopted the proposed changes.

4.

WELSH LANGUAGE COMMISSIONER'S MONITORING WORK 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 271 KB

CABINET MEMBER:             County Councillor Sara Jones

 

AUTHOR:

Alan Burkitt, Equality and Welsh Language Policy Officer

 

CONTACT DETAILS:

Tel: 07811724199

            E-mail: alanburkit@monmouthshire.gov.uk

 

Decision:

Approved the actions, shown in appendix 2, that will be put in place to address the issues highlighted in the Monitoring Report prior to a formal response to the Commissioner.