Agenda

Cabinet
Tuesday 1 October 2019 9.30 am

Venue: Committee Room 2, East Pallant House. View directions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Chairman's Announcements

The Chairman will make any specific announcements for this meeting and advise of any late items which due to special circumstances will be given urgent consideration under agenda item 13 b).

2.

Approval of Minutes pdf icon PDF 153 KB

The Cabinet is requested to approve as a correct record the minutes of its meeting on Tuesday 3 September 2019.

3.

Declarations of Interests

Members are requested to make any declarations of disclosable pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests they might have in respect of matters on the agenda for this meeting.

4.

Public Question Time

In accordance with Chichester District Council’s scheme for public question time and with reference to standing order 6 in Part 4 A and section 5.6 in Part 5 of the Chichester District Council Constitution, the Cabinet will receive any questions which have been submitted by members of the public in writing by noon on the previous working day. The total time allocated for public question time is 15 minutes subject to the chairman’s discretion to extend that period.

 

Please note this deadline may move to noon on Thursday 26 September 2019 subject to the decision made on item 16 at the Council meeting on Tuesday 24 September 2019.

RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNCIL

5.

Increasing the provision of the Council's Temporary Accommodation at Freeland Close, Chichester pdf icon PDF 72 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the agenda report and its appendix and make the following resolutions as set out below:

 

1.     That an order is placed with Southern Gas Network (SGN) for the relocation of the gas pipeline, shown in Appendix 1.

 

2.     That Cabinet approves the allocation of up to £120,000 from the Housing Investment Reserve to meet the cost of this work, subject to the urgency procedure (as set out in para 5.2).

 

3.     That delegated authority is given to the Director of Housing and Communities to make changes to the Project Initiation Document (PID), in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing, to accommodate approval of a final design and submission of a planning application.

 

4.     That members note the delay in the programme as set out in section 5.4 of the report.

 

If recommendation 2 is approved the Cabinet is then requested to make the following recommendation to Council as set out below:

 

That the urgent decision for Cabinet to approve the allocation of up to £120,000 from the Housing Investment Reserve to meet the cost of this work be noted.

Additional documents:

6.

Review of Street Trading controls in Chichester City Centre pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the agenda report and two appendices and make the following resolution and recommendation as set out below:

 

1.     That officers be authorised to undertake the necessary steps to vary the  existing designation to further areas within Chichester city centre pursuant to Paragraph 2 of Schedule 4 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 from prohibited streets to consent streets; and

 

2.     That following that process Council is requested to approve the re-designation.

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KEY DECISIONS

7.

Council Tax Review of Locally Defined Discounts and Premia pdf icon PDF 68 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the agenda report and its appendix and make the following resolution as set out below:

 

That the Council Tax Discounts and Premia proposed in the appendix to the agenda report be applied for the 2020-2021 financial year. 

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OTHER DECISIONS

8.

Rumbolds Hill, Midhurst Air Quality Management Area Public Consultation pdf icon PDF 73 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the agenda report and its appendix and make the following resolutions as set out below:

 

1.     That Cabinet approves in principle the proposed Air Quality Management Area, as illustrated in Appendix 1, in line with the Council’s statutory Local Air Quality Management duties.

2.     That Cabinet authorises commencement of a public consultation exercise regarding the proposed Air Quality Management Area.

Additional documents:

9.

Funding Brexit Planning pdf icon PDF 68 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the agenda report and make the following resolution as set out below:

 

That delegated authority is given to the Chief Executive to use the remaining government funding of £20k, if required, to mitigate against the potential impact of a No Deal Brexit.

10.

Provision of additional CCTV cameras at Westward House pdf icon PDF 73 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the agenda report and make the following resolutions as set out below:

 

1.     That Cabinet allocates £17,000 from reserves to install additional CCTV cameras at its temporary accommodation at Westward House.

 

2.     That an additional annual sum of £1,700 is included in the Asset   Replacement Programme to cover the future replacement costs and a further sum of £250 is included in the Westward House maintenance budget from the 2020/21financial year to cover the annual maintenance costs of the CCTV system.

11.

Temporary Accommodation Out of Area Placement Policy pdf icon PDF 72 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the agenda report and appendix and make the following resolutions as set out below:

 

1.     That Cabinet approves the ‘Temporary Accommodation Out of Area Placement Policy’ set out in the Appendix to this report.

 

2.     That Cabinet delegates authority for the Divisional Manager of Housing, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing, to make minor amendments to the policy.

Additional documents:

12.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

There are no restricted items for consideration at this meeting.

13.

Late Items

a)    Items added to the agenda papers and made available for public inspection

 

b)    Items which the chairman has agreed should be taken as matters of urgency by reason of special circumstances to be reported at the meeting