Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday 6 April 2021 9.30 am

Venue: Virtual

Contact: Democratic Services  Email:  democraticservices@chichester.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Chair's Announcements

The Chair 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 Late Items.

2.

Approval of Minutes pdf icon PDF 313 KB

The Cabinet is requested to approve as a correct record the minutes of its meeting on Tuesday 2 March 2021.

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 as amended by Full Council on 24 September 2019 the Cabinet will receive any questions which have been submitted by members of the public in writing by noon two working days before the meeting. Each questioner will be given up to three minutes to ask their question. The total time allocated for public question time is 15 minutes subject to the Chairman’s discretion to extend that period.

 

Please note that due to Easter the deadline for submission of public questions is midday on Wednesday 31 March 2021.

5.

Approval to release funds from the Community Infrastructure Levy to West Sussex County Council to fund project IBP/665 Phase 1 Chichester Road Space Audit – Chichester Parking Management Plan pdf icon PDF 413 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the report and its appendices and make the following resolution:

 

That Cabinet recommends approval of the release of £100,000 from the Community Infrastructure Levy to West Sussex County Council to part fund Infrastructure Business Plan project 665 Phase 1 Chichester Road Space Audit, Chichester Parking Management Plan. The project is estimated to be completed in April 2021.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That Cabinet recommends approval of the release of £100,000 from the Community Infrastructure Levy to West Sussex County Council to part fund Infrastructure Business Plan project 665 Phase 1 Chichester Road Space Audit, Chichester Parking Management Plan.

 

6.

Covid 19 Ambassador Funding pdf icon PDF 263 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the report and make the following resolutions:

 

1.    That funding of £43,695 be approved from the COVID Contain Outbreak Management Fund (COMF), for an extension of the existing Ambassador Service to support the Council’s Covid 19 business recovery in Chichester District until 21 June 2021. 

2.    That authority be delegated to the Strategic Leadership Team following consultation with the Leader and relevant Cabinet Member to allocate COMF funding to appropriate projects in accordance with the grant conditions.

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

1.    That funding of £43,695 be approved from the COVID Contain Outbreak Management Fund (COMF), for an extension of the existing Ambassador Service to support the Council’s Covid 19 business recovery in Chichester District until 21 June 2021.

 

2.    That authority be delegated to the Strategic Leadership Team following consultation with the Leader and relevant Cabinet Member to allocate COMF funding to appropriate projects in accordance with the grant conditions.

 

7.

Allocation of Commuted Sums to Deliver Affordable Housing pdf icon PDF 246 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the report and make the following resolutions:

 

1.    That the allocation of £60,000 commuted sum monies be approved to Midhurst Community Land Trust to fund the acquisition and delivery of 2 affordable rented dwellings at Park Crescent Midhurst.

 

2.    That delegated authority be given to the Director of Housing and Communities to allow the payment of monies prior to practical completion to allow the trust to acquire the units subject to satisfactory discharge of planning conditions and receipt of solicitor’s completion statement.

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

1.    That the allocation of £60,000 commuted sum monies be approved to Midhurst Community Land Trust to fund the acquisition and delivery of 2 affordable rented dwellings at Park Crescent Midhurst.

 

2.    That delegated authority be given to the Director of Housing and Communities to allow the payment of monies prior to practical completion to allow the trust to acquire the units subject to satisfactory discharge of planning conditions and receipt of solicitor’s completion statement.

 

8.

Chichester City Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan pdf icon PDF 237 KB

The Cabinet is requested to consider the report and is appendices and make the following resolution:

 

That the responses to the public consultation and approves adoption of the Chichester City Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan be noted.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That Cabinet notes the responses to the public consultation and approves adoption of the Chichester City Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan.

 

9.

Urgent Decision Notice pdf icon PDF 250 KB

The Cabinet is requested to note the urgent decision notice to approve an amendment to the Council Tax Reduction scheme for 2021/22 following the Budget announcements on 3 March 2021.

Decision:

*RESOLVED

 

That the urgent decision notice to approve an amendment to the Council Tax Reduction scheme for 2021/22 following the Budget announcements on 3 March 2021 be noted.

 

10.

Late Items

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

 

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

11.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

There are no restricted items for consideration at this meeting.