Agenda

Cabinet - Tuesday 7 December 2021 9.30 am

Venue: Committee Rooms, East Pallant House. View directions

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

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 350 KB

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 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 Chair’s discretion to extend that period.

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

5.

Corporate Plan 2022/25 - Cllr Sharp Recommendation from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee

At the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 16 November 2021 it was proposed by Cllr Sharp and seconded by Cllr Moss that the Committee recommend to Cabinet that the Corporate Plan success measures include safe jobs, in that the Council promote green jobs in the sectors of renewable, retrofitting and the circular economy. The Committee then voted on this proposal which was carried.  

 

Cabinet are therefore asked to consider the following recommendation:

 

That the Corporate Plan success measures include safe jobs, in that the Council promote green jobs in the sectors of renewable, retrofitting and the circular economy.

RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNCIL

6.

Determination of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2022-2023 pdf icon PDF 267 KB

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

 

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL

 

That Cabinet recommend that the proposed Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2022-2023 be approved by full Council.

 

RESOLVED

 

That Cabinet delegate approval for mid-year changes in the Scheme, where it is deemed appropriate to the Director for Housing & Communities following consultation with the Director of Corporate Services and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate Services and Revenues and Benefits.

Additional documents:

KEY DECISIONS

7.

Determination of the Council Tax Base 2022-2023 pdf icon PDF 217 KB

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

 

1.    In order to comply with section 35 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, that the following resolutions be made; 

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

3.    This resolution in (2.2) shall remain in force for the 2022-2023 financial year.

4.    The calculation of the Chichester District Council’s taxbase for the year 2022-2023 be approved.

5.    The amounts calculated by Chichester District Council as its council taxbase be those set out in appendices 1 and 2 to this report.

Additional documents:

8.

Fees and Policies under The Mobile Homes (Requirement for Manager of Site to be Fit and Proper Person) (England) Regulations 2020 pdf icon PDF 155 KB

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

 

To approve the proposed fee and separate supporting Fees and Determination Policies.

Additional documents:

OTHER DECISIONS

9.

Expenditure under the Planting Trees Outside Woodlands Project pdf icon PDF 160 KB

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

 

That Cabinet delegates authority to the Director of Planning and Environment, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for the Environment and Chichester Contract Services for the release of grant funding from DEFRA for the following two projects:

 

1.    £25,000 for the Agroforestry and Orchards Pilot; and

2.    £40,000 for the Hedgerow Tree Pilot

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.

Urgent Decision Notice - Trade Waste Bins pdf icon PDF 251 KB

The Cabinet is requested to note the Urgent Decision Notice relating to Trade Waste Bins.

12.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The Cabinet is asked to consider in respect of agenda items 13-17whether the public including the press should be excluded from the meeting on the following ground of exemption in Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 namely Paragraph 3 (Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)) and because, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption of that information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

[Note The report and its appendices within this part of the agenda are attached for members of the Council and relevant only (printed on salmon paper)]

13.

Beach Management Plan (BMP) - Shingle Replenishment 2022-2024

The Cabinet is requested to consider the report and its appendices and make the resolutions set out in section 2.1 of the report.

14.

Chichester Contract Service: Procurement of new refuse collection vehicles

The Cabinet is requested to consider the report and its appendix make the resolutions as set out in sections 2.1 and 2.2 of the report.

 

15.

Leisure Services Contract Update

The Cabinet is requested to consider the report and make the resolution set out at section 2.1 of the report.

16.

Southern Gateway Project

The Cabinet is requested to consider the report and its appendices and make the resolutions as set out in sections 3.1-3.5 of the report.

17.

Urgent Decision Notice - Westgate Decarbonisation Project

The Cabinet is requested to note the part II Urgent Decision Notice related to the Westgate Decarbonisation Project.