Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

10/09/2019 - Provision of additional CCTV cameras Westward House

That Cabinet approve the allocation £17K install additional CCTV cameras at Westward House.
That an additional annual sum of £1,700 be included in the Asset Replacement Programme to cover the future replacement costs and an additional sum of £250 be included in the Westward House maintenance budget from the 2020/21 financial year to cover the annual maintenance costs of the additional cameras.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Lead officer: Mrs Linda Grange

Notice of decision: 10/09/2019

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
To protect the health and safety of residents and staff at Westward House.

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/09/2019 - Corporate Plan Annual Review

Annual refresh of the Council's Corporate Plan and consideration of the Initial Project Proposal Documents put forward for 2019-20.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 28/01/2020

Lead officer: Mr Andrew Buckley

Notice of decision: 05/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/09/2019 - Brexit No Deal Action Plan

To approve the Council’s action plan for preparing for a no deal Brexit and any associated resources.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Lead officer: Mrs Diane Shepherd

Notice of decision: 03/09/2019

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Timings require consideration by October Cabinet.

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person.


30/08/2019 - Climate Emergency Action Plan

At Cabinet in July 2019, a climate emergency was declared and the Environment Panel was asked to draft a Climate Emergency Action Plan and present this plan back to Cabinet in January 2020. The plan will set out the actions the Council proposes to take in order to address the climate emergency, and the resources required to implement the plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Tom Day

Notice of decision: 30/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/08/2019 - Social Prescribing

The Social Prescribing service is currently funded until July 2020, additional funding has been secured from new Primary Care networks to extend two of the existing posts, Cabinet are requested to contribute funding (amount to be decided) towards extending the remaining two posts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Elaine Thomas

Notice of decision: 27/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/08/2019 - West Sussex Disabled Adaptations Policy

A countywide policy detailing the provision of discretionary disabled adaptations funding in Chichester District.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Liz Reed

Notice of decision: 21/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/08/2019 - Economic Development Strategy and Inward Investment & Growth Strategy

Refreshed Economic Development Strategy - current Strategy until end 2019 - refresh to take to 2024. Directly linked, is the new Inward Investment and Growth Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ms Melanie Burgoyne

Notice of decision: 19/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/08/2019 - Temporary Accommodation Out of Area Placement Policy

That Cabinet approves the ‘Temporary Accommodation Out of Area Placement Policy’

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Lead officer: Mrs Linda Grange

Notice of decision: 16/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/08/2019 - Increasing the provision of affordable housing

That following planning approval for this development, an order is placed with Southern Gas Network (SGN) for the relocation of a gas pipeline, ahead of the main contract.

That the Council approves the allocation of up to £120,000 from the Housing Investment Reserve to meet the cost of this work.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Lead officer: Mrs Linda Grange

Notice of decision: 16/08/2019

Reason for urgency:
In order to progress the project in a timely manner.

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/08/2019 - Seek resolution of designation to certain streets within Chichester following consultation with key partners

That Council passes a resolution for the re-designation of certain streets from ‘prohibited streets’ to ‘consent streets’ with effect from a date to be specified.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 28/01/2020

Wards affected: Chichester Central; Chichester East; Chichester North; Chichester South; Chichester West;

Lead officer: Mr Laurence Foord

Notice of decision: 15/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/08/2019 - Review of street trading controls

Cabinet consider and agree for officers to review the existing restrictions in place for Chichester in relation changing the designation of certain 'prohibited streets’ to ‘consent streets’ following consultation with key stakeholders. Eventual resolution will be required from Council at its meeting on 28 January 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 28/01/2020

Wards affected: Chichester Central; Chichester East; Chichester North; Chichester South; Chichester West;

Lead officer: Mr Laurence Foord

Notice of decision: 15/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/07/2019 - Approval to release funds from the Community Infrastructure levy to West Sussex County Council to fund project IBP/353 Sustainable Transport Corridor, City Centre to Westhampnett

Cabinet to recommend to the Council approval of £500,000 from the Community Infrastructure Levy to West Sussex County Council to part fund Infrastructure Business Plan project 353 Sustainable Transport Corridor, City Centre to Westhampnett to be delivered this financial year.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 28/01/2020

Wards affected: Chichester East; Goodwood;

Lead officer: Mrs Karen Dower

Notice of decision: 02/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/07/2019 - Local Cycle and Walking Infrastructure Plan

To report the findings of the study into cycling and walking infrastructure which will be used to support improvements to the infrastructure within the Chichester City.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

Lead officer: Mr Simon Ballard

Notice of decision: 26/07/2019


26/07/2019 - Approval to Consult on Draft Air Quality Action Plan

Consultation on the draft Air Quality Action Plan for Chichester District.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Lead officer: Mr Simon Ballard

Notice of decision: 26/07/2019


26/07/2019 - Report Consultation findings and declare new Air Quality Management Area

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/01/2020

Lead officer: Mr Simon Ballard

Notice of decision: 26/07/2019


19/07/2019 - Determination of Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2020 - 2021

The Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme requires approval from Cabinet and Full Council annually. This report details the proposed scheme for 2020 – 2021.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 26/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Marlene Rogers

Notice of decision: 19/07/2019


27/06/2019 - Local Plan Review - responses to representations and agreement of the distribution of development to be included in the Publication Plan

Decision Maker: Council, Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/11/2019

Wards affected: Chichester Central; Chichester East; Chichester North; Chichester South; Chichester West; Goodwood; Harbour Villages; Lavant; Loxwood; North Mundham and Tangmere; Petworth; Selsey South; Sidlesham and Selsey North; Southbourne; The Witterings; Westbourne;

Lead officer: Mr Mike Allgrove

Notice of decision: 27/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/06/2019 - Review of Chichester District Parking Charges

This report will set out a review of parking charges for the district and recommendations for implementation from 1st April 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Tania Murphy

Notice of decision: 13/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2019 - Corporate Debt Recovery Policy & Write-Off Policy

To consider the updated and refreshed Corporate Debt Recovery and Write -Off Policies, which were last approved in September 2017 by Cabinet.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Helen Belenger

Notice of decision: 23/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/05/2019 - New Local Biodiversity Action Plan 2020 - 2024

To approve Chichester District Council's new Local Biodiversity Action Plan which will run from 2020 until 2024 and will demonstrate how CDC will meet its Statutory Biodiversity Duty under Section 40 of the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Stephanie Evans

Notice of decision: 13/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/05/2019 - Tangmere Compulsory Purchase Order

To seek resolution to make the CPO for Tangmere

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Lead officer: Ms Hannah Chivers

Notice of decision: 03/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/04/2019 - Enabling the Delivery of Affordable Housing on the Crooked Lane, Birdham Exception Site

This report will review the evidence gathered following the 1st Cabinet report in April 2018. It will consider whether the acquisition of the access land to the site and the interests or right to the land is justified on the grounds that it is in the public interest and will consider the relevant compulsory purchase powers.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Lead officer: Mrs Linda Grange

Notice of decision: 04/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


03/04/2019 - Members Allowances Scheme

To consider a report of the Independent Remuneration Panel on the review of the Members' Allowances Scheme.
(Recommendation to Council)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/01/2020

Lead officer: Mr Nicholas Bennett

Notice of decision: 03/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/04/2019 - Infrastructure Business Plan (IBP) - Approval Following Consultation

Recommend approval by Council on 25 February 2019 Following Consultation.
Approval of the IBP following a six week stakeholder consultation.
(Recommendation from Growth Board & Development Plan and Infrastructure Panel) (Recommendation to Council)

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Lead officer: Mrs Karen Dower

Notice of decision: 03/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/03/2019 - Increasing the provision of the Councils temporary homeless accommodation

In December 2018 the Council approved a project to provide additional temporary homeless accommodation units.

This report will seek approval:
1. To allocate commuted sum grant towards the scheme;
2. To allocate capital funds to cover the construction costs through to completion; and
3. To award the development contract

A revised project initiation document will also be presented with revised timescales.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/04/2020

Wards affected: Chichester West;

Lead officer: Mrs Linda Grange

Notice of decision: 26/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


26/03/2019 - Financial Strategy and Plan 2020-21

The purpose of the report is to update the Council’s medium term financial strategy and action plan to help guide the management of the Council’s finances, considering future Government funding, whilst awaiting the outcome of the 2019 Spending Review, Fair Funding Review and the Localisation of Business Rates Retention Scheme.

The key recommendations from this report will help formulate the 2020-21 budget, and level of Council Tax.

Cabinet is asked to recommend to Council the following;
(1) The key financial principles and actions of the five year financial strategy
(2) That the current five year Financial Model is noted
(3) That a minimum level of general fund reserves be set, having considered the recommendations from the Corporate Governance and Audit Committee
(4) That the current resources position is noted.

Key issue – yes

(Recommendation from Corporate Governance and Audit Committee)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Helen Belenger

Notice of decision: 26/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/03/2019 - Budget Spending Plans 2020-21

Budget Spending Plans 2020-21

To set a net budget requirement and the council tax for the Council for the financial year 2020-21.

Key issue – yes

(Recommendation to Council)



Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Helen Belenger

Notice of decision: 26/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/03/2019 - 2020-21 Treasury Management and Investment Strategies and Capital Strategy update

The Treasury Management and Investment Strategies for 2020-2021 will be presented for approval in accordance with CIPFA’s Treasury Management in the Public Services: Code of Practice. An update of the Council's Capital Strategy will also be presented within the same agenda item.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Corporate Governance & Audit Committee, Council

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Mark Catlow

Notice of decision: 20/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/03/2019 - 2019-20 Treasury Management half-yearly update

Required by the Council's Treasury Strategy, this report summarises the Council's Treasury Activity for the period 01 April to 30 September 2019, including compliance with approved indicators and limits.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Mark Catlow

Notice of decision: 20/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/03/2019 - Review of council tax locally defined discounts and premia in particular the empty homes premium

Local discounts: The Local Government Finance Act 2003 provided devolved powers for billing authorities to make decisions on council tax discounts for certain dwellings based on local circumstances such as second homes and long term empty dwellings. Additional freedoms have been added by the Local Government Finance Act 2012 : extending the range of discounts that can be awarded to second homes, allowing for an ‘empty home premium’, and allowing charging up to 100% Council Tax for some properties that were previously exempt. This report will review the current discounts with particular emphasis on the empty homes premium which Councils may now increase to 100% after 24 months and from the 1 April 2020, 200% after 60 months.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Paul Jobson

Notice of decision: 20/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/03/2019 - Determination of the Council Tax Base 2020-2021

To set the Council Tax base for 2020/21. The tax base is effectively an estimate of the number of council tax dwellings in the District. This is adjusted for the effect of the discounts and exemptions, properties being in different valuation bands expressed as the number of band D equivalent dwellings in the district. This figure is then adjusted for the assumed collection rate.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Paul Jobson

Notice of decision: 20/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/03/2019 - Production of an Air Quality Action Plan

To seek resolution to consult on a new draft Air Quality Action Plan, without prejudice, for Chichester and Midhurst.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 02/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Simon Ballard

Notice of decision: 12/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/03/2019 - Consult on the declaration of a new Air Quality Management Area

To seek resolution to consult on a new Air Quality Management Area.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mr Simon Ballard

Notice of decision: 12/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


01/03/2019 - Universal Credit - 1 year on

To report on impact of the Universal Credit full service rollout in July 2018.

Decision Maker: Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 10/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ms Diane Kirkham

Notice of decision: 01/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/01/2019 - Old Bakery, Petwoth - Options Appraisal

Recommendation to Cabinet of preferred option following completion of options appraisal, together with PID

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

Wards affected: Petworth;

Lead officer: Mr Alan Gregory

Notice of decision: 28/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/01/2019 - Bracklesham Bay - Options Appraisal

Recommendations to Cabinet of preferred option, together with PID

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Lead officer: Mr Alan Gregory

Notice of decision: 28/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/12/2018 - Westbourne Neighbourhood Plan Decision Statement

To consider the Examiner’s recommendations made on the Westbourne Parish Neighbourhood Plan.

The report will recommend that Cabinet agrees the Decision Statement and the Plan moves forward for referendum.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mrs Valerie Dobson

Notice of decision: 30/11/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/12/2018 - Westbourne Conservation Area Character Appraisal

Approval of the revised conservation area character appraisal and management proposals for the existing Westbourne Conservation Area, changes to the conservation area boundary, and implementation of Article 4 Directions to control small scale changes to the fronts of unlisted residential buildings to preserve the existing character.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

Lead officer: Ms Clare Dales

Notice of decision: 31/05/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/12/2018 - Southern Gateway - Appointment of development partner

Southern Gateway Developer Appointment

Decision Maker: Council, Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/11/2019

Wards affected: Chichester South;

Lead officer: Mr Paul E Over

Notice of decision: 03/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


28/03/2018 - Development of a Cultural Strategy for the District

Consideration of the Project Initiation Document for the project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/06/2018

Lead officer: Mrs Sarah Peyman

Notice of decision: 28/03/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open