Agenda

Cabinet
Tuesday 15th June 2021 5.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL8 6AE

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 9 March 2021 (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 102 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 16

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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

Bereavement Services Contracts (Forward Plan Reference FP1042) pdf icon PDF 199 KB

Report of the Chief Executive on an update on the future delivery model for the Bereavement Service and the main construction contract.

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7b

Award of Decarbonisation Contracts (Forward Plan Reference FP1046) pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Report of the Chief Executive on approval being sought to dispense with Contract Procedure Rules in appointing Design Installation Service Limited (DIS) and Barry Beard Limited (BB) to deliver the decarbonisation schemes to Hatfield Swim Centre, Campus East and Campus West.

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7c

YMCA Peartree Lane (Forward Plan Reference FP1047) pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Report of the Chief Executive on the proposed purchase of residential development land at Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City.

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8.

REVENUE OUTTURN REPORT 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 278 KB

Report of the Chief Executive on the revenue outturn position for the financial year 2020/21 and outlines the main variances from the original budget for both the General Fund (GF) and Housing Revenue Account (HRA).

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9.

CAPITAL BUDGET OUTTURN REPORT 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 293 KB

Report of the Chief Executive on the capital expenditure and associated capital funding for both General Fund and Housing Revenue Account for 2020/21.

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10.

TREASURY MANAGEMENT AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY ANNUAL REPORT 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 501 KB

Report of the Chief Executive on the review of the treasury management activity and prudential indicators for the 2020/21 financial year.

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11.

GRANT AWARD FROM CONTAIN OUTBREAK MANAGEMENT FUND pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Report of the Corporate Director (Housing and Communities) on an opportunity to be part of a joint bid to Hertfordshire’s Health Protection Board, for money from the Contain Outbreak Management Fund (COMF) to enhance the council’s Community Grants programme and help support capacity within local charitable and voluntary organisations in connection with covid19 infection control.

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12.

PERFORMANCE EXCEPTION REPORT - QUARTER 4 (2020-21) pdf icon PDF 436 KB

Report of the Chief Executive summarising strategic performance data for Quarter 4 of 2020/21.

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13.

COUNCIL ACHIEVEMENTS LIST (JANUARY - MARCH 2021) pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Report of the Chief Executive on the Council’s key achievements and service improvements for Quarter 4 of 2020-21.

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14.

APPOINTMENT OF CABINET PANELS, COMMITTEES AND BOARDS 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 268 KB

To appoint Cabinet Panels, Committees and Boards for 2021/22.

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15.

APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVES ON EXECUTIVE OUTSIDE BODIES 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To appoint representatives to executive outside bodies for 2021/22.

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16.

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

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17.

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 Items 18 and 19 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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PART II

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18.

ITEMS OF AN EXEMPT NATURE REQUIRING KEY DECISION

To consider the following items of an exempt nature:-

 

18a

Purchase of Land YMCA Peartree (Forward Plan Reference FP1047)

Report of the Chief Executive on the purchase of residential development land at Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City.

18b

Award of Decarbonisation contracts (Forward Plan Reference FP1046)

Report of the Chief Executive on seeking approval to dispense with Contract Procedure Rules in appointing Design Installation Service Ltd (DIS) and Barry Beard Ltd (BB) to deliver the decarbonisation schemes to Hatfield Swim Centre, Campus East and Campus West.

18c

Agency Staff Contract Award (Forward Plan Reference FP1040)

Report of the Corporate Director (Public Protection, Planning and Governance) on the award of agency staff contracts.

19.

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