Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Astley Room - Castle. View directions

Contact: Geoff Durham 01782 742222 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To consider the minutes of the previous meeting.

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive declarations of interest from Members  on items included in the agenda.

4.

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME - A GROWING BOROUGH - GROWTH DEAL 2018-2022 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

(i)    That the Strategic Alliance between the two Councils be noted and that the Growth Deal be approved.

 

(ii)   That officers be authorised, in liaison with the Leader of the Council, to engage with officers of the County Council and representatives of other partners to prepare projects and initiatives to address the identified priorities.

 

(iii)  That officers, in liaison with the Leader of the Council, establish effective programme governance arrangements.

 

(iv)That officers report back to Cabinet as required to seek any necessary financial contributions or other necessary resource allocation.

 

(v)  That, the Leader of the Council and Leader of the County Council, meet following the County Council’s Cabinet meeting of 19 December, 2018 to finalise the plan.

 

5.

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME TOWN CENTRE CCTV REVIEW REPORT UPDATE pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Decision:

(i)            That, subject to the views of the Health, Wellbeing and Partnerships Scrutiny Committee, Cabinet agree to explore a CCTV system upgrade, including its monitoring arrangements via a paid service, and that further recommendations are brought to Cabinet including options and costings, clearly identifying any budget shortfall and proposed funding, including partnership contributions and possible partnering with neighbouring authorities.

 

(ii)           That, the Portfolio Holder for Community Safety and Wellbeing meet with representatives from the Business Improvement District (BID) to take this

forward.

 

(iii)          That, towns and villages within the Borough be included at a later date when a monitoring solution has been agreed.

 

6.

CONTRACT OPTIONS FOR THE COUNCIL'S REVENUES AND BENEFITS SYSTEM pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Decision:

(i)            That, the Council renew its support and maintenance contract for its Revenues and Benefits Software with Northgate Public Sector for a further period of three years.

 

(ii)           The Council waives its own contract procedural rules regarding procurements over £50,000.

 

7.

URGENT BUSINESS

To consider any business which is urgent within the meaning of Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.