Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday 5th August 2020 5.00 pm

Contact: Alison Marston 

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

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2.

MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 8 July 2020 (previously circulated).

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3.

PUBLIC QUESTION TIME AND PETITIONS

Up to thirty minutes will be made available for questions from members of the public on issues relating to the work of the Cabinet and to receive any petitions.

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4.

ACTIONS STATUS REPORT pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Public Protection, Planning and Governance) on the status of actions agreed at the last Cabinet meeting.

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5.

NOTIFICATION OF URGENT BUSINESS TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER ITEM 8

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6.

DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS

To note declarations of Members’ disclosable pecuniary interests, non-disclosable pecuniary interests and non-pecuniary interests in respect of items on the Agenda.

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7.

ITEMS REQUIRING KEY DECISION

To consider the following items for decision in the current Forward Plan:-

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7a

COVID-19 Impact on the Council's Finances (Forward Plan Reference FP996) pdf icon PDF 249 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) on how the Council’s finances have been impacted by Covid-19.

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Decision:

(1)     Cabinet noted the estimated financial impact outlined in the report and is subject to change as the government makes further policy announcements.

 

(2)     Cabinet noted the budget setting and business plan review timetable as set out in the report.

7b

Quarter 1 Revenue Monitoring 2020/21 (Forward Plan Reference FP988*) pdf icon PDF 176 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) on the forecast revenue outturn position as at Quarter 1 for the financial year 2020/21 and outlines the main variances from the original budget for both General Fund and Housing Revenue Account.

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Decision:

(1)     The revenue forecast outturn position as at Quarter 1 was noted.

 

(2)     The virements, detailed in section 3.2 were approved.

 

(3)     The position on debts set out in sections 5 of the report were noted.

7c

Quarter 1 Capital Budget Monitoring Report 2020/21 (Forward Plan Reference FP988*) pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) on the capital expenditure and associated capital funding for Quarter 1.

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Decision:

(1)     The Capital forecast outturn position as at Quarter 1 was noted.

 

(2)     That the virement set out in section 3.3.3 was approved.

 

(3)     Cabinet noted the forecast position as at 30 June 2020 for funding of the Capital programme and reserve balances.

7d

Article 4 Direction - Employment Sites (Forward Plan Reference FP957) pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Public Protection, Planning and Governance) on the confirmation of the Article 4 Direction.

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Decision:

(1)     Cabinet noted the results of the public consultation which took place for six weeks in October and November 2019.

 

(2)     Cabinet approved the confirmation of the Article 4 Direction covering the most important office sites in the Borough and to start on 12 October 2020.

7e

Parking Strategy (Forward Plan Reference FP975) pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) on the approval of the Parking Strategy 2020-2030.

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Decision:

Cabinet agreed to adopt the Parking Strategy 2020-2030.

7f

Draft Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule (Forward Plan Reference FP994) pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Public Protection, Planning and Governance) on the approval of the draft Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule for final public consultation prior to examination and adoption.

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Decision:

Cabinet approved the Draft CIL Charging Schedule and Instalments Policy for public consultation.

7g

Award of Construction Contract for Tewin Road Depot (Forward Plan Reference FP997) pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) on the award of contract for the redevelopment of Tewin Road Depot.

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Decision:

Cabinet, in accordance with the unanimous recommendation of the Cross Party Streetscene Mobilisation Board, agreed to approve delegate authority to be given to the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services), in consultation with the Executive Member (Environment), to award the construction contract to RG Carter Cambridge Limited subject to the following - the construction cost will be no greater than £8.5M; and satisfactory planning is achieved for the redevelopment.

The following decisions have been taken during the period 8 July to 5 August 2020 using Executive Member Decision Notices

8.

SUCH OTHER BUSINESS AS, IN THE OPINION OF THE CHAIRMAN, IS OF SUFFICIENT URGENCY TO WARRANT IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION

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9.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

The Cabinet is asked to resolve:

 

That under Section 100(A)(2) and (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be now excluded from the meeting for Item 10 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of confidential or exempt information as defined in Section 100(A)(3) and Paragraph 3 (private financial or business information) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the said Act (as amended).

 

In resolving to exclude the public in respect of the exempt information, it is considered that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

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10.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS OF A CONFIDENTIAL OR EXEMPT NATURE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE CHAIRMAN