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Decisions

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Decisions recommendations approved (subject to call-in)

10/07/2018 - Appropriation of land at Monkscroft Villas from ‘open space’ to housing (Authority for the appropriation of open space) ref: 1118    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/07/2018

Effective from: 20/07/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

The Head of Property, in consultation with the Cabinet Member Finance and the Borough Solicitor, be authorised to appropriate the site from open space to housing in order to provide additionality when linked with the adjacent Monkscroft villas site in order to provide much needed social housing in Hesters Way Ward.


10/07/2018 - Property Acquisition ref: 1121    For Determination

To consider the acquisition of a property

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/07/2018

Effective from: 20/07/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

The recommendations be approved.

Lead officer: Dominic Stead


10/07/2018 - Award of a rent support grant to a Cheltenham Voluntary and Community Sector Organisation ref: 1115    For Determination

To consider the recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/07/2018

Effective from: 20/07/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

1.    the following rent support grants be approved :

Applicant

Recommended rent support grant

Hesters Way Neighbourhood Project

Neighbourhood Charity Shop

16-18 Hesters Way Road

A rent support grant of 36% of current market rent totalling £2,160 per annum.

Hesters Way Neighbourhood Project

The Living Room

Rowanfield Exchange

A rent support grant of 62% of the current market rent totalling £2,790

 

2.    the Strategy and Engagement Manager be authorised to enter into rent support grant agreements with the applicants. 

 

 

Lead officer: Richard Gibson


10/07/2018 - Nominations to Outside Bodies ref: 1119    For Determination

To appoint councillors to Outside Bodies

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/07/2018

Effective from: 20/07/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

1.    Cabinet make nominations/appointments to the outside bodies as set out in Appendix in accordance with the following principles:

·      All nominations are made on the basis that the nominee/appointee is a representative of Cheltenham Borough Council insofar as that is compatible with any overriding legal duty to the outside body;

·      Cabinet/the Leader reserves the right at any time to withdraw/terminate a nomination/appointment which it has made; and

·      a nomination/appointment to an outside body is referred to Council for determination where consensus on that nomination/appointment cannot be achieved between the political Group Leaders

2.    Cabinet makes appointments to joint committees as set out in Appendix 2B; and

3.    Cabinet notes the Cabinet Member responsibilities for the bodies/groups listed in Appendix 2C.

4.    The nominations/appointments Cleeve Common Trust and Friends of Leckhampton Hill be referred to Council for determination as consensus cannot be achieved between all the political groups on the council.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


10/07/2018 - Housing and Homelessness Strategy ref: 1113    For Determination

To approve the housing and homelessness strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/07/2018

Effective from: 20/07/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

The Housing & Homelessness Strategy 2018-23 be adopted.

Lead officer: Martin Stacy


10/07/2018 - Financial Outturn 2017/18 and budget monitoring to June 2018 ref: 1116    For Determination

To note the report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/07/2018

Effective from: 20/07/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

Council be recommended to

1.    Receive the financial outturn performance position for the General Fund, summarised at Appendix 2, and note that services have been delivered within the revised budget for 2017/18 resulting in a saving (after carry forward requests) of £403,179.

2.    Approve £7,000 of carry forward requests (requiring member approval) at Appendix 5.

3.    Approve the use of the budget saving of £403,179 as detailed in Section 3.

4.    Approve a further allocation of £15k towards Contactless Donation Points, funded via a contribution from the Homelessness earmarked reserve, as detailed in para 8.2.

5.    Approve a 2018/19 contract fee adjustment of £200,000 to Ubico Ltd, funded from General Balances, as detailed in para 13.5.

6.    Note the annual treasury management report at Appendix 7 and approve the actual 2017/18 prudential and treasury indicators.

7.    Note the capital programme outturn position as detailed in Appendix 8 and approve the carry forward of unspent budgets into 2018/19 (section 7).

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

9.    Note the outturn position in respect of collection rates for council tax and non-domestic rates for 2017/18 in Appendix 10 (section 10).

10.  Notes the outturn position in respect of collection rates for sundry debts for 2017/18 in Appendix 11 (section 11).

11.  Receive the financial outturn performance position for the Housing Revenue Account for 2017/18 in Appendices 12 to 13 and approves the carry forward of unspent budgets into 2018/19 (section 12).

12.  Note the budget monitoring position to the end of June 2018 (section 13).

Lead officer: Sarah Didcote


10/07/2018 - Food Safety Service Plan ref: 1114    For Determination

To approve the Food Safety Service Plan 2018-19

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/07/2018

Effective from: 20/07/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

The food safety service plan for 2018-19 be approved.

Lead officer: Sarah Clark


10/07/2018 - Review of the council's performance at end of 2017-18 ref: 1117    For Determination

To note the report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/07/2018

Effective from: 20/07/2018

Decision:

 

RESOLVED THAT

 

the review of performance in 2017-18 be noted.

Lead officer: Richard Gibson


10/07/2018 - Arle Nursery Strategic Review ref: 1120    For Determination

To consider the recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/07/2018

Effective from: 20/07/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT

 

1.    Option 2 be approved i.e. dispose of Arle Nursery site, and procure  the plants for our public realm planting externally; and

2.    the Head of Property and Asset Management, in consultation with the Cabinet Member Finance, be authorised to determine the most appropriate means of disposing of the property (in one or more parts) in order to obtain best consideration, and to enter into such negotiations as he considers necessary to achieve that outcome

3.    the Executive Director, Finance and Assets, in consultation with the Cabinet Member Finance, be authorised to accept an offer (or offers, if sold in more than one part) for the purchase of the property (in one or more parts) which in his reasonable opinion (following receipt of supporting professional advice) represents the best consideration that can reasonably be obtained for the site overall;

4.    the Borough Solicitor be authorised to conclude such documents as she considers reasonably necessary or advisable to reflect the terms agreed under paragraph 3 above

Lead officer: Mark Sheldon