Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 6th September, 2022 2.00 pm

Venue: Astley Room - Castle. View directions

Contact: Denise French 742211 

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Items
No. Item

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

3.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To consider the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 19 July 2022.

Decision:

That the minutes of the meeting held on 19 July be agreed as a correct record.

4.

WALLEYS QUARRY - ODOUR ISSUES pdf icon PDF 519 KB

Decision:

That the contents of the update report be noted.

5.

MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL STRATEGY 2023/24 TO 2027/28 pdf icon PDF 503 KB

Decision:

That:

1. The funding pressures of £2.249m in 2022/23 and £4.770m over the 5 year period covered by the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) be noted.

2. The approach regarding the development of savings and income generation proposals in the medium term be agreed.

3. The continued uncertainty regarding the medium term impact of local government funding, COVID-19 and the Cost of Living crisis be noted.

6.

THE COUNCIL PLAN 2022 - 2026 pdf icon PDF 416 KB

This item includes a supplementary report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

That:

1. The Council Plan 2022-26 be approved.

2. Delegated power be granted to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to make any necessary refinements to the draft plan prior to publishing on the Council’s website.

3. The Council Plan 2022-26 be forwarded to Full Council.

7.

ALTERNATIVE FUELS - RECYCLING AND WASTE AND STREETSCENE HGV'S pdf icon PDF 457 KB

Decision:

That the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), a renewable diesel alternative, for the Council’s HGV fleet operating in the Recycling & Waste and Street Cleansing operations on a trial basis, be approved.

8.

DISABLED FACILITIES GRANT SERVICE FROM 1 APRIL, 2023 pdf icon PDF 568 KB

Decision:

That:

1) The project plan for activities leading up to the new service on 1st April 2023, be approved, noting that regular progress updates will be provided by the Executive Director for Sustainable Environment to the Portfolio Holder for Community Safety and Well-being.

2) The Executive Director for Sustainable Environment be authorised, in conjunction with the Portfolio Holder for Community Safety and Wellbeing, to agree the appointment of a contractor to deliver the Occupational Therapy expertise to the service following a competitive tendering process led by Stafford Borough Council

3) The use of the Dynamic Purchasing System, being developed in partnership with 4 other Staffordshire Local Authorities, be approved for obtaining estimates from suitable contractors for adaptation works.

 

9.

COMPULSORY PURCHASE OF 12 CHEDDAR DRIVE, SILVERDALE, NEWCASTLE, STAFFORDSHIRE. ST5 6QR pdf icon PDF 413 KB

Decision:

That:

1. The serving of the necessary legal papers to acquire 12 Cheddar Drive, Newcastle, Staffordshire, ST5 6QR, through Compulsory Purchase under Part II and section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 be approved.

2. The subsequent disposal of the property through the most appropriate means to bring it back into use as a home be approved.

10.

FINANCIAL AND PERFORMANCE REVIEW REPORT - FIRST QUARTER (APRIL-JUNE) 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 439 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the contents of the attached report and Appendices A and B be noted and Cabinet will continue to monitor and challenge the Council’s performance alongside its financial performance for the same period.

11.

FORWARD PLAN pdf icon PDF 178 KB

Decision:

That the Forward Plan be received.

12.

URGENT BUSINESS

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

Decision:

There was no Urgent Business.

13.

DISCLOSURE OF EXEMPT INFORMATION

To resolve that the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following reports, because it is likely that there will be disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Decision:

That the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the

following matter because it is likely that there will be disclosure of exempt

information as defined in paragraph 3 in Part 1 of Schedule 12A

the Local Government Act, 1972.

 

 

14.

COMPULSORY PURCHASE OF 12 CHEDDAR DRIVE, SILVERDALE, NEWCASTLE, STAFFORDSHIRE. ST5 6QR - CONFIDENTIAL APPENDIX

Decision:

That the information in the confidential appendix be noted.