Decisions

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Decisions published

04/12/2018 - Chichester Enterprise Centre ref: 1774    For Determination

To consider the Post Project Evaluation report for the Chichester Enterprise Centre development.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That the Post Project Evaluation (PPE) report in appendix one to the agenda report for the Chichester Enterprise Centre development be approved. 

 

 

Wards affected: Chichester South;

Lead officer: Mr Alan Gregory


04/12/2018 - Selsey Neighbourhood Plan 2014-2029 ref: 1772    For Determination

To consider the Examiner’s recommendations made on the Selsey Neighbourhood Plan.

 

The report will recommend that Cabinet agrees the Decision Statement and the Plan moves forward for referendum.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That subject to the completion of a satisfactory Strategic Environment Assessment or legal advice that states that this is not required:

 

(1)  The Decision Statement as set out in the appendix to the agenda report be published.

 

(2)  The examiner’s recommendation that the Neighbourhood Development Plan proceed to referendum, subject to modifications as set out in the Decision Statement, be approved.

 

Lead officer: Mrs Tracey Flitcroft


04/12/2018 - Development of Land at Barnfield Chichester ref: 1768    For Determination

Officers to report on discussions held with Brookhouse the Council developer partner concerning the phase 2 development and arrangements for holding completed phase 1 units.

 

Key issue – Will depend on proposals to be reported.

 

Recommendation to Council – will depend on proposals to be reported.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Lead officer: Mr Peter Legood


04/12/2018 - Custom and Self-Build Register New Burdens Grant ref: 1770    For Determination

To approve the use of the Custom and self build New Burdens Grant to fund a Housing Strategy and Policy Officer.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That delegated authority be given to the Director of Housing and Communities, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Services, to spend the Custom and Self-Build New Burdens Grant set out in para 3.1 of the agenda report.

 

Lead officer: Mrs Linda Grange


04/12/2018 - Air Quality Modelling for Chichester District ref: 1771    For Determination

In accordance with it's statutory Local Air Quality Management duties budget is sought to carry out air quality modelling of parts of Chichester and Midhurst. The model outputs will inform CDC's rewrite of it's statutory Air Quality Action Plan and inform the declaration of a new Air Quality Management Area(s).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

(1)  That the appointment of consultant B to carry out air quality modelling pursuant to Chichester District Council’s statutory Local Air Quality Management duties under the Environment Act 1995 be approved.

 

(2)  That a budget of £13,280 from reserves to fund the air quality modelling work be approved.

 

 

Lead officer: Mr Simon Ballard


04/12/2018 - Litter and Fly Tip Action Plan ref: 1769    For Determination

Review strategy and seek approval for proposed year 2 actions

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

(1)  That the revised Litter and Fly Tip Action Plan attached as appendix 1 to the agenda report, as amended by the revisions in the third agenda supplement to the figures in appendix 2, be approved.

 

(2)  That expenditure of £13,300 funded from reserves be approved to enable the appointment of one part time Project Officer for one year to undertake communication initiatives relating to fly tipping and litter.

 

(3)  That expenditure of £7,500 funded from reserves be approved to provide resources to support publicity campaigns related to fly tipping and litter. 

 

(4)  That £10,000 from reserves be approved to enable litter enforcement in low littering areas.

 

(5)  That the entering into an agreement with East Hampshire District Council on the basis of ‘Scenario 3’ as set out in appendix 2 to the agenda report, as amended by the revised figures in the third agenda supplement, be approved to provide litter enforcement for a period of three years, with the detail of the scheme delegated to the Director of Planning and the Environment and the Cabinet Member for Environment Services to finalise.

 

(6)  That the intention of the Chief Executive be noted to report to the Council her use of Article 10.02 constitutional delegation to discharge the enforcement functions detailed in paragraph 6.2 of the agenda report to East Hampshire District Council under powers granted to the authority under section 101 of the Local Government Act 1997.

 

Lead officer: Ms Alison Stevens


04/12/2018 - Increasing the Provision of the Councils Temporary Accommodation at Freeland Close Chichester ref: 1775    For Determination

The council is being presented with increasing levels of homelessness and is having particular problems finding temporary housing for larger families. Local authorities owe a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996 to secure suitable accommodation for unintentionally homeless households who are in a priority need category.

(Recommendation to Council)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

(1)  That the Project Initiation Document (PID) and timescales set out in the appendix to the agenda report be approved.

 

(2)  That the preferred option, option 3 set out in section 8 of the PID, be progressed to detailed design stage and a planning application being submitted and, following planning approval, the scheme design be finalised ready for invitation of tenders. 

 

(3)  That the Director of Housing and Communities be authorised to conduct the procurement, invite tenders and take all steps up to, but not including, award of contract.

 

(4)  That the contactor bids be presented to the Cabinet following the receipt and analysis of tenders for award of contract.

 

RECOMMENDATION TO THE COUNCIL

 

That the allocation of £102,000 from the Housing Investment Reserve be approved to enable the scheme design to be finalised and submitted for planning approval.

 

Wards affected: Chichester West;

Lead officer: Ms Holly Nicol


04/12/2018 - Financial Strategy and Plan 2019-2020 ref: 1776    For Determination

The purpose of the report is to update the Council’s medium term financial strategy and action plan to help guide the management of the Council’s finances having signed up to the government’s four year settlement in the previous year, and to build upon the work already achieved in the deficit reduction plan in previous years.

The key recommendations from this report will help formulate the 2019-20 budget, and level of Council Tax.

Cabinet is asked to recommend to Council the following;
(1) The key financial principles and actions of the five year financial strategy
(2) That the current five year Financial Model is noted
(3) That a minimum level of general fund reserves be set, having considered the recommendations from the Corporate Governance and Audit Committee
(4) That the current resources position is noted.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

RECOMMENDATION TO THE COUNCIL

 

(1)  That the key financial principles and actions of the five year Financial Strategy set out in appendix 1 to the agenda report be approved.

 

(2)  That the current five year Financial Model detailed in appendix 2 to the agenda report be noted.

 

(3)  That, having considered the recommendations from the Corporate Governance and Audit Committee, the Minimum Level of the General Fund Reserves be set at £6.3 m.

 

(4)  That the Director of Corporate Services be given delegated authority, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Corporate Services, to accept the government’s offer to participate in the 75% localisation business rate pilot for 2019-2020, if the West Sussex councils’ bid is successful, or if not, to revert back to the Coastal West Sussex existing pooling arrangement for the coming financial year.

 

(5)  That the current resources position as set out in appendix 3 to the agenda report be noted.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Helen Belenger


04/12/2018 - Determination of the Council Tax Base for 2019-2020 ref: 1773    For Determination

To set the Council Tax base for 2019/20. The tax base is effectively an estimate of the number of council tax dwellings in the District. This is adjusted for the effect of the discounts and exemptions, properties being in different valuation bands expressed as the number of band D equivalent dwellings in the district. This figure is then adjusted for the assumed collection rate.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That in order to comply with section 35 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 the following resolutions be made:

(1)  No item of expenditure shall be treated as ‘special expenses’ for the purposes of section 35 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

 

(2)  The resolution in (1)shall remain in force for the 2019-2020 financial year.

 

(3)  The calculation of Chichester District Council’s tax-base for the year 2019-2020 be approved.

 

(4)  The amounts calculated by Chichester District Council as its council tax-base for the year 2019-2020 for its area and each part of its area shall be those set out in appendices 1 and 2 to the agenda report.

 

(5)  In order to offset some or all of the costs of council tax reduction to local precepting authorities (parish councils), a grant be distributed as outlined in appendix 3 to and described in para 6.3 of the agenda report.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Paul Jobson


04/12/2018 - Exclusion of the Press and Public ref: 1767    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That in accordance with section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (the Act) the public and the press be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of agenda item 15 (Development of Land at Barnfield Drive ) for the reason that it is likely in view of the nature of the business to be transacted that there would be disclosure to the public of ‘exempt information’ being information of the nature described in Paragraph 3 (information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)) in Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act and because in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

 


04/12/2018 - Late Items ref: 1766    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

[NONE]

 

 


04/12/2018 - Public Question Time ref: 1765    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

[NO PUBLIC QUESTIONS WERE SUBMITTED FOR THIS MEETING]

 

 


04/12/2018 - Declarations of Interests ref: 1764    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

[NONE]

 

 


04/12/2018 - Chairman's Announcements ref: 1762    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Decision published: 05/12/2018

Effective from: 04/12/2018

Decision:

[DETAILS IN THE MINUTES]