Decisions

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Decisions published

24/02/2021 - That the objection received in relation to the S123 Notice on Beeches Playing Field is not specifically in relation to the disposal of Public Open Space, but a concern relating to potential commercial competition. ref: 1488    Recommendations Approved

That the ‘objection received’ in relation to the S123 Notice on Beeches Playing Field is not specifically in relation to the disposal of Public Open Space, but a concern relating to potential commercial competition. 

 

The Council intends to continue to engage with any businesses expressing concern and consider any evidence presented in regards to an impact on them. We should not lose sight that these opportunities are providing other businesses a lifeline, and the best possible outcome would be for these businesses to co-exist. 

 

This decision has been considered in accordance with the 16th February 2021 Cabinet paper, with the lead Cabinet Member for Finance and Assets and the Borough Solicitor.

Decision Maker: Executive Director – Finance and Assets - Paul Jones

Decision published: 25/02/2021

Effective from: 24/02/2021

Wards affected: Charlton Kings;

Lead officer: Paul Jones


24/02/2021 - To grant a tenancy for a coffee kiosk in Hatherley Park ref: 1486    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Director – Finance and Assets - Paul Jones

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 24/02/2021

Decision:

To grant a Tenancy to The Butterfly Box. The Tenancy, will allow the

Company to place a coffee kiosk and seating to sell refreshments and

snacks. The Tenancy will run for three years with appropriate break

provisions.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Executive Director – Finance and Assets - Paul Jones


16/02/2021 - Budget Monitoring Report 2020/21 - position as at December 2020 ref: 1483    For Determination

To consider the recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The contents of this report be noted, including the key projected variances to the COVID-19 recovery revised 2020/21 budget approved by Council on 16 November 2020 and the expected delivery of services within budget;

2.    It be noted that these variances have been incorporated into the revised budget 2020/21 for approval by Full Council on 22 February 2021.

Lead officer: Gemma Bell


16/02/2021 - Kiosk opportunities - consideration of objections ref: 1482    For Determination

To consider any objections to a proposed S123 Notice to site kiosks for a term of not more than 9 months in Burrows Playing Field, Leckhampton and Beeches Playing Field, Charlton Kings.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The objections received to the S123 Notices to date be considered;

2.    Authority be delegated to the Executive Director of Finance and Assets, in consultation with the Cabinet Member Finance and Assets and the Borough Solicitor, to consider any further objections received to the S123 notices for the remainder of the consultation period from the Cabinet date of 16 February 2021 to and including the 18 February 2021, and (subject to consideration of such objections) to authorise the entering into of one or both of the proposed Tenancies at Will.

Lead officer: Abigail Marshall


16/02/2021 - Review of Hackney Carriage Fares ref: 1481    For Determination

To approve the Hackney Carriage Fares

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    A 2% increase in the maximum fares charged by a Cheltenham licensed hackney carriage be approved;

2.    Authority be delegated to the Licensing Team Leader to carry out the necessary advertising requirements to comply with section 65 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976;

3.    Subject to there being no substantive amendments being made following consultation, authority be delegated to the Director of Environment to adopt the proposed fares.

Lead officer: Louis Krog


16/02/2021 - Final General Fund Revenue and Capital Budget Proposals 2022 ref: 1484    For Determination

To consider the recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    Council be recommended to:

 

a.    Approve the revised budget for 2020/21;

b.    Consider the budget assessment by the Section 151 Officer at Appendix 2 in agreeing the following recommendations;

c.     Approve the final budget proposals including a proposed council tax for the services provided by Cheltenham Borough Council of £219.08 for the year 2021/22 based on a Band D property (an increase of 2.34% or £5.00 a year for a Band D property), as detailed in paragraphs 4.17 to 4.22;

d.    Approve the growth proposals at Appendix 4 and outlined in Section 6;

e.    Approve the savings / additional income totalling £400,000 and the budget strategy at Appendix 5;

f.      Approve the use of reserves and general balances and note the projected level of reserves, as detailed at Appendix 6;

g.    Approve the capital programme at Appendix 7;

h.    Approve the programmed maintenance programme at Appendix 8;

i.      Approve the flexible use of capital receipts strategy as detailed in Appendix 9;

j.      Note that the Council will remain in the Gloucestershire business rates pool for 2021/22 (paragraphs 4.6 to 4.16);

k.     Approve the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) detailed in Section 5 and Appendix 10;

l.      Approve the Pay Policy Statement for 2021/22, including the continued payment of a living wage supplement at Appendix 11;

m.   Approve a level of supplementary estimate of £100,000 for 2021/22 as outlined in Section 14.

Lead officer: Paul Jones


16/02/2021 - Housing Revenue Account - Revised Forecast 2020/21 and Budget Proposals 2021/22 ref: 1485    For Determination

To consider the recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    Council be recommended to:

a)        Note the revised HRA forecast for 2020/21;

b)        Approve the HRA budget proposals for 2021/22 (shown at Appendix 2) including a proposed rent increase of 1.5% and changes to other rents and charges as detailed within the report;

c)         Approve the HRA capital programme for 2021/22 as shown at Appendix 3.

Lead officer: Paul Jones


12/02/2021 - Amend the Additional Restrictions - Discretionary Business Grant Scheme for round 2 of applications ref: 1480    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Director – Finance and Assets - Paul Jones

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Lead officer: Paul Jones


12/02/2021 - Amend the Additional Restrictions - Discretionary Business Grant Scheme for round 2 of applications ref: 1479    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Finance and Assets

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Lead officer: Paul Jones


12/02/2021 - Agreement between CBC and GCC to undertake a land swap of Chester Walk Car Park with a portion of St Georges Road Car Park ref: 1475    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Corporate Resoucres and Projects - Mark Sheldon

Decision published: 12/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

Cheltenham Borough Council will enter into the following agreement to deliver the Minster Innovation Exchange project

 

1.         Agreement between CBC and Gloucestershire County Council to undertake a land swap of Chester Walk Car Park with a proportion of St Georges Road Car Park.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Director of Corporate Resoucres and Projects - Mark Sheldon


12/02/2021 - Addition of names to the War Memorial, Promenade ref: 1478    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Healthy Lifestyles

Decision published: 12/02/2021

Effective from: 20/02/2021

Decision:

The addition of Cpl Francis Howard Pargeter’s name to the war memorial in the Promenade, subject to the permissions needed being granted.

 

PARGETER Cpl F.H. R. BERKS. R.

https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/358388/F%20H%20PARGETER/

 

Addition of a second name, Pioneer Joseph Mitchell, if it can be demonstrated that living relatives are supportive of this.

 

MITCHELL Pnr J.G. R.E.

https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/358384/J%20G%20MITCHELL/

Lead officer: Helen Down


12/02/2021 - Agreements to deliver the Minster Innovation Exchange project ref: 1477    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Director – Finance and Assets - Paul Jones

Decision published: 12/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

 

Cheltenham Borough Council will enter into the following agreements to deliver the Minster Innovation Exchange project

 

1.         Agreement to enter into a joint venture and form a Limited Liability Partnership between CBC, Workshop Cheltenham Ltd and Minster Innovation Exchange LLP.

2.         Agreement to enter into a lease on Chester Walk Car Park between CBC and  Innovation Exchange Limited Liability Partnership

3.         Letter of Intent to enter into a Design & Build Agreement between CBC and Workshop Cheltenham Ltd

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Executive Director – Finance and Assets - Paul Jones