Decisions

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Decisions published

15/09/2021 - Apologies for Absence ref: 2495    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Grants and Concessions Panel

Made at meeting: 15/09/2021 - Grants and Concessions Panel

Decision published: 15/09/2021

Effective from: 15/09/2021


07/09/2021 - Commissioning of West Sussex Community Advice and Support Service ref: 2441    For Determination

CDC is currently contributing (£82k annually) to a Community Advice Service delivered across West Sussex, through a contract that will end in March 2022. The service is currently provided by "Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice", and "Citizens Advice in West Sussex North South East". Cabinet and Council is asked to consider early commitment to future funding through a Countywide Funding Partnership, to enable tendering of a new contract for three or more years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021

Decision:

*RECOMMENDATION TO FULL COUNCIL:

 

That the Cabinet recommends to Council the continuation of the Funding Partnership to commission a Community Advice and Support Service across West Sussex for up to seven years from April 2022 with West Sussex County Council as the lead authority. 

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Cabinet delegates authority to the Director of Housing and Communities, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Community Services, to agree to the Inter Agency Agreement, the specification and signing of the contract, and delegates the annual monitoring of performance to the Grants and Concessions Panel.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr David Hyland


07/09/2021 - 2020-21 Treasury Management outturn report ref: 2448    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 16/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

The Cabinet considered the Treasury activity summarised in this report.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Mark Catlow


07/09/2021 - Award of Contracts for Insurance Services ref: 2449    Recommendations Approved

Award of the Council's Insurance Service contract with associated broker contract (if necessary).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 16/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That the Cabinet:

1.    Approve the award of the Council’s insurance contract(s) to the bidder(s) with the highest evaluated score as set out in section 5 and exempt appendix 1.

2.    Delegate authority to the Director of Corporate Services to:

a.     conclude the contractual arrangements and implement the relevant contracts to be effective from 1 November 2021;

b.    approve the extension period beyond the initial contract period where appropriate; and,

c.    arrange for continued marine insurance cover as set out in paragraph 3.6.

3.    Where the above arrangements are not able to be finalised and successfully implemented before 31 October 2021, delegate authority to the Director of Corporate Services to make alternative insurance arrangements as necessary after consulting with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate Services and Revenues & Benefits.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Helen Belenger


07/09/2021 - Climate Emergency Action Plan – Proposed Budget Amendments ref: 2444    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 16/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

1.    That, subject to completion of the WSCC Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) prioritisation and pre-engagement stages, Cabinet approves the commissioning of a feasibility study for one priority LCWIP scheme funded by Business Rates Pool funding (£38,000) with the remainder allocated from reserves (£12,500). 

2.    That Cabinet notes that the following proposals are to be considered within the context of the Future Services Framework priority setting exercise after which they will be reported back to cabinet as appropriate for further consideration: 

(a)  Feasibility studies for two further priority LCWIP schemes (paragraphs 4.2 - 4.5). 

(b)  Appointment of a Home Energy Conservation Officer (paragraphs 4.5 - 4.7).

3.    That Cabinet approves the options for engagement and communication on climate change as outlined in paragraphs 4.8 - 4.11.

 

Lead officer: Miss Stephanie Evans


07/09/2021 - Approval of the draft Infrastructure Business Plan 2022-27 for consultation (with the City, Town and Parish Councils and key Infrastructure Delivery Commissioners) ref: 2443    Recommendations Approved

Consideration of the IBP for consultation for a period of six weeks from 4 October to 15 November 2021 with the City, Town and Parish Councils, neighbouring local authorities including the South Downs National Park Authority

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 16/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

1)    That Cabinet having considered the recommendation from the Development Plan and Infrastructure Panel that Project IBP/877 is deselected for CIL funding and removed from the IBP Spending Plan as set out in para. 4.9 below, determines its position that this project is included in the draft IBP for CIL funding.

2)    That Cabinet approves the Draft Infrastructure Business Plan 2022-27, including project IBP/877 for consultation (with the City, Town and Parish Councils, neighbouring local authorities including the South Downs National Park Authority and key infrastructure Delivery Commissioners) for a period of six weeks from 4 October to 15 November 2021.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Karen Dower


07/09/2021 - Development Management Division Workloads and Resourcing ref: 2446    Recommendations Approved

To set out the current workload impact on exiting resources and identify further resources necessary to meet the need, with regard to additional caseloads and Planning Performance Agreements

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 16/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That Cabinet approves:

 

1.    The creation of a further Senior Planning Officer post in the Major Applications and Business Team at a cost of £53,419 per annum as a result of the demand for Planning Performance Agreements (PPA) with developers on some of the Council’s Strategic Development Sites, to be directly funded from an agreement with Graylingwell LLP in the first year and anticipated to be funded through further PPA’s in subsequent years;

2.    The creation of a further Planning Assistant Post at a cost of £33,861 per annum to deal with the increased workload of the Development Management Service to be funded from reserves for the remainder of the financial year 2021/22 and incorporated into the 2022/23 base budget thereafter.

 

Lead officer: Mr Tony Whitty


07/09/2021 - Options to deter unauthorised vehicle encampments on CDC land ref: 2447    Recommendations Approved

Plans and options to secure Council land from unauthorised access and use.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 16/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

1.    That Cabinet approve that officers focus on New Park and East Broyle sites to ensure that appropriate measures to deter unauthorised vehicle access are installed by the end of the financial year. 

2.    That officers bring back worked up proposals, including budget implications for consideration at the October Cabinet meeting.

3.    That a programme of engagement and consultation with residents who live adjacent to the two sites and other impacted organisations commences.

 

Lead officer: Mr Kevin Carter, Mrs Tania Murphy, Ms Pam Bushby


07/09/2021 - Housing Grants ref: 2439    Noted

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021

Decision:

*RECOMMENDATION TO COUNCIL

 

That Cabinet recommends to the Council that delegated authority is given to the Director of Housing and Communities in consultation with the Cabinet member for Housing and Communities to spend the grant funding received from Government set out in para 3.1 to 3.8 of this report in accordance with the terms of the grant.

 

Lead officer: Mrs Linda Grange


07/09/2021 - Land at Church Road, Portfield, Chichester ref: 2450    Recommendations Approved

Proposed disposal of land at Church Road, Chichester (formerly Portfield Football Club), to the preferred bidder.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 16/09/2021

Wards affected: Chichester East;

Lead officer: Mr Kevin Gillett


07/09/2021 - First Homes Eligibility Criteria ref: 2442    Recommendations Approved

This proposal seeks approval from Cabinet on the introduction of a local connection requirement for First Homes delivered as part of new residential developments.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 16/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That the Cabinet approves the adoption of a district local connection requirement as set out at paragraph 5.2 for First Homes delivered through new residential developments.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Bryn Jones


07/09/2021 - Communications Strategy 2021-2026 ref: 2445    Recommendations Approved

Cabinet is asked to approve the draft Communications Strategy 2021-2026.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 16/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That Cabinet adopts the draft Communications and Digital Strategy 2021 – 2026.

 

Lead officer: Mr Laurence Foord, Mrs Sarah J Parker


07/09/2021 - Making the Westbourne Neighbourhood Development Plan ref: 2440    Noted

To make the Westbourne Neighbourhood Development Plan part of the Development Plan for Chichester District (excluding the area within the South Downs National Park).

The report will recommend, subject to a successful referendum to be held on 29 July 2021, that Cabinet recommends that Council makes the Westbourne Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021

Decision:

*RECOMMENDED TO FULL COUNCIL:

 

To make the Westbourne Neighbourhood Development Plan part of the Development Plan for Chichester District (excluding the area within the South Downs National Park).

 

Lead officer: Mrs Valerie Dobson


08/09/2021 - 20/02989/FUL Land South of Lowlands, North Mundham (approximate start time 12.20pm) ref: 2453    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 08/09/2021

Decision:

Defer for further information.

 


08/09/2021 - 21/01789/DOM 125 Cedar Drive, Chichester (approximate start time 11.35am) ref: 2452    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 08/09/2021

Decision:

Permit


08/09/2021 - 20/02066/OUT Koolbergen, Kelly's Nurseries and Bellfield Nurseries, Bell Lane, Birdham, Chichester, PO20 7HY (approximate start time 9.35am) ref: 2451    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 08/09/2021

Decision:

Defer for further information.