Decisions

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Decisions published

11/01/2022 - Engagement Response to National Highways A259 Chichester to Emsworth Cycling and Walking Route ref: 2561    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/01/2022

Effective from: 20/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

Cabinet indicates the Council’s support in principle for National Highways’ proposed walking and cycling improvements to the A259 Chichester to Emsworth subject to:

 

1.    Further consideration is given to the shared-use proposals through the village centres as recommended by the Environment Panel.

2.    Further discussions are noted as being undertaken between West Sussex County Council and National Highways.

3.    Final consultation with Chichester District Council following any changes to the proposals.

Lead officer: Mr Simon Ballard


11/01/2022 - Chichester District Council Equality Strategy 2022-26 ref: 2557    Noted

To adopt the new Equalities Strategy 2022-2026.

 

(Recommendation to Council)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

*RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL

 

That the Council be recommended to adopt the Chichester District Council Equality Strategy 2022-26 (including the Council’s equality objectives).

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Andrew Buckley


11/01/2022 - Corporate Plan 2022-25 ref: 2556    Noted

(Recommendation to Council)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

*RECOMMENDED TO FULL COUNCIL

 

1.    That the Council be recommended to approve the Corporate Plan for 2022-2025 as set out in appendix 1 subject to the following amendments:

a.    That under the ‘Thriving Economy’ section 2.6 to be amended to read: provide support to businesses in the sectors of renewable, retrofitting and the circular economy. The associated target to be 10 businesses per annum.

b.    That under the ‘Thriving Economy’ bullet point 4 of the section ‘How will we achieve this’ to be amended to read: develop cultural partnerships that coordinate the culture offer throughout the district.

c.    That under ‘Supported Communities’ section 3.7 to be amended to read: to work with partners to create an action delivery plan for the cultural partnerships.

 

RESOLVED

 

2.    That the new project proposals for 2022-2023, as set out in appendices 2 and 3 be agreed.

 

*RECOMMENDED TO FULL COUNCIL

 

3.    That, subject to the Cabinet’s agreement in para 2.2 to approve the new project proposals for 2022-2023, the Council be recommended to approve expenditure of £273,000 for the projects set out in para 5.6 of this report, of which £245,000 will be funded through the efficiencies programme and £28,000 from the Council’s General Fund Reserve.

Lead officer: Mr Andrew Buckley


11/01/2022 - South Downs National Park Authority Renewal of Development Management Agency Agreement ref: 2559    Recommendations Approved

To consider a further Section 101 Contract for the provision of a Development Management Service to the SDNPA from 1 October 2022

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/01/2022

Effective from: 20/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

1.    To approve the Council entering into a new Agreement with the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) under section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 to enable the Council to continue to provide a development management service to the SDNPA for up to two years initially, until 30 September 2024.

2.    To delegate authority to the Director of Planning and Environment to agree an extension of the Section 101 Agreement for a further two years up until 30 September 2026 if the arrangements are working effectively and agreeable to both authorities.

3.    To authorise the Director of Planning and Environment to conclude negotiations on the Section 101 Agreement including the Service Level Agreement, related Protocols and proposed basis for payments set out in Appendix 1; and then to complete the Agreement.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Tony Whitty


11/01/2022 - Planting Trees Outside of Woodlands Project - DEFRA Funding ref: 2558    Noted

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

*RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL

 

1.    That Cabinet recommend to Council that a budget of £290,240 is approved for the DEFRA funded Trees Outside Woodland Project.

 

2.    That, subject to Council approving recommendation 3.1, Cabinet approves expenditure for the project officer and the following two pilot projects:

a.    £116,450 for the project officer

b.    £60,040 for the Subsidised Trees pilot

c.    £28,500 for the Urban Tree pilot.

 

RESOLVED

 

That Cabinet delegates authority to the Director of Planning and Environment, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for the Environment and Chichester Contract Services, to accept an increase in the approved budget and expenditure for any of the four pilot projects up to a total of £50,000 per pilot if additional funding is offered by DEFRA or by another participating local authority.

Lead officer: Mr Tom Day


11/01/2022 - Draft for adoption revised Air Quality Action Plan ref: 2560    Recommendations Approved

To consider the results of the public consultation and adopt the draft for adoption Air Quality Action Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/01/2022

Effective from: 20/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED

1.    That Cabinet notes the public consultation responses and approves the revised Air Quality Action Plan for adoption.

2.    That Cabinet approves the revocation of the Stockbridge and Orchard Street Air Quality Management Areas and the decommissioning of the Lodsworth air quality monitoring station and Orchard Street Air Quality Monitoring Station once the equipment fails.

Lead officer: Mr Simon Ballard


11/01/2022 - Corporate Plan 2022/25 - Cllr Sharp Recommendation from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee ref: 2562    Noted

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That when considering the recommendation to Full Council relating to the Corporate Plan 2022-25 that under the ‘Thriving Economy’ section of the Plan 2.6 it be amended to read:

 

Provide support to businesses in the sectors of renewable, retrofitting and the circular economy.

 

The target should be set at 10 businesses per annum.

 


05/01/2022 - CC/21/03391/FUL - St James Industrial Estate Westhampnett Road Chichester West Sussex PO19 7JU ref: 2555    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 05/01/2022 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 05/01/2022

Effective from: 05/01/2022

Decision:

Permit


05/01/2022 - FB/21/02509/FUL - Black Boy Court Main Road Fishbourne PO18 8XX ref: 2554    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 05/01/2022 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 05/01/2022

Effective from: 05/01/2022

Decision:

Refuse; against officer recommendation.


05/01/2022 - WE/20/01569/FUL - Land South Of Foxbury Lane Foxbury Lane Westbourne West Sussex PO10 8RG ref: 2553    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 05/01/2022 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 05/01/2022

Effective from: 05/01/2022

Decision:

Refuse; against officer recommendation.