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Agenda and decisions

Venue: Pittville Room - Municipal Offices. View directions

Contact: Bev Thomas, Democratic Services Team Leader 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Minutes of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 491 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on 11th June 2019

4.

Public and Member Questions and Petitions pdf icon PDF 23 KB

These must be received no later than 12 noon on the fourth working day before the date of the meeting

5.

Housing, Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2018-23-Action Plan Update 2019 pdf icon PDF 751 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member Housing

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

1.    The title of our Housing & Homelessness Strategy be amended to read: ‘Housing, Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2018-23.’

2.    The Housing, Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy Action Plan Update for 2019 be approved.

 

6.

Housing Revenue Account - New Build - Monkscroft Villas Site pdf icon PDF 354 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member Housing

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Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

1.    The tender received from E G Carter and Co Ltd be accepted and the authority enter into a JCT Design and Build Contract for the construction of 27 new dwellings with Total Scheme Costs not to exceed £4,235,000.

 

2.    Authority be delegated to the Executive Director of Finance & Assets, in consultation with the Borough Solicitor to:

2.1. Conclude the JCT Design and Build contract with E G Carter and Co Ltd.

 

2.2. Take all necessary steps and undertake all necessary procedures, including entering into any legal arrangements or other documentation as may be required to implement or facilitate the development, including entering into a Grant Agreement with Homes England for the affordable housing dwellings.

  

2.3 Agree, in consultation with Cabinet Member - Housing  the precise tenure of the affordable housing dwellings once the position about Homes England grant funding is confirmed, including shared ownership.

 

2.4 Approve the disposal on a shared ownership basis of any dwellings designated as such under recommendation 2.3 and to agree the terms of such disposals.

 

3.    The authority be authorised to charge Affordable Rents on the rented dwellings at 80% of market rents and allocate any  remaining properties  for shared ownership to be available at a minimum initial equity share of 40%.

 

 

7.

Climate Emergency pdf icon PDF 554 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member Corporate Services

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

A climate emergency be declared.

 

8.

Financial outturn 2018/19 and Budget Monitoring Report April - June 2019 pdf icon PDF 330 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member Finance

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Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

1.    The financial outturn performance position for the General Fund be received, summarised at Appendix 2, and noted that services have been delivered within the revised budget for 2018/19 resulting in a saving (after carry forward requests) of £40,377.

 

Council be recommended to:

 

2.    Approve £18,300 of carry forward requests (requiring member approval) at Appendix 5.

 

3.    Approve the use of the budget saving of £40,377 as detailed in Section 3.

 

4.    Note the annual treasury management report at Appendix 7 and note the actual 2018/19 prudential and treasury indicators.

 

5.    Note the capital programme outturn position as detailed in Appendix 8 and approve the carry forward of unspent budgets into 2019/20 (section 7) and approve the virement of budgets in 2019/20 as set out in paragraphs 7.2 to 7.3.

 

6.    Note the position in respect of Section 106 agreements and partnership funding agreements at Appendix 9 (section 9).

 

7.    Note the outturn position in respect of collection rates for council tax and non-domestic rates for 2018/19 in Appendix 10 (section 10).

 

8.    Note the outturn position in respect of collection rates for sundry debts for 2018/19 in Appendix 11 (section 11).

 

9.    Receive the financial outturn performance position for the Housing Revenue Account for 2018/19 in Appendices 12 to 13 (as detailed in Section 12) and approves the carry forward, virement and reclassification of budgets in 2019/20 as set out in paragraphs 12.8 to 12.10.

 

10.Note the budget monitoring position to the end of June 2019 (section 13).

9.

The Future of Public Convenience Provision pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Cabinet Member Clean and Green Environment

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

1.   The proposed strategy to guide future decision making with regard to public conveniences, set out in paragraph [5], be adopted.

2.   A consultation exercise be undertaken in respect of option 3, set out in section 4, and to report back to AMWG, O&S and cabinet with the outcomes and recommended way forward.

 

10.

Review of the council's performance at end of 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 487 KB

Report of the Leader of the Council

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Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

The review of performance in 2018-19 be noted.

11.

Briefing from Cabinet Members

12.

Local Government Act 1972 - Exempt Business

The Cabinet is recommended to approve the following resolution:-

 

“That in accordance with Section 100A(4) Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded from the meeting for the remaining agenda items as it is likely that, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, if members of the public are present there will be disclosed to them exempt information as defined in paragraph 3, Part (1) Schedule (12A) Local Government Act 1972, namely:

 

 

Paragraph 3; Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular

person (including the authority holding that information)

 

13.

A Financial Matter

Report of the Cabinet Member Healthy Lifestyles

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

The recommendations be approved.

14.

Gloucestershire Airport

Report of the Leader of the Council

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

The recommendations be approved.