Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Astley Room - Castle. View directions

Contact: Geoff Durham 01782 742222 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

3.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To consider the minutes of the previous meeting.

4.

JUBILEE2 UPDATE pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Decision:

(i)    That the information be received and the approach outlined in this report to address the budget deficit be endorsed.

 

(ii)   That the information be received and the approach outlined in this report to have effective repairs undertaken in the most economically efficient manner be endorsed and a further report in relation to the building’s latent defects be brought to a future Cabinet meeting.

 

(iii)  That the Executive Director Operational Services be given the authority to enter into a contract to secure a partnership for marketing support with Alliance Leisure for a period of four years.

 

(iv) That the Executive Director Operational Services be given the authority to enter into a contract to secure a partnership for commercial advertising sales with Strategi Solutions for a period of three years.

 

(v)  That funding for remedial works as set out in the recommendation in the Confidential Appendix, be approved.

 

5.

20 SIDMOUTH AVENUE, NEWCASTLE pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Decision:

(i)            That the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder be

given delegated authority to:

(i.i)       secure Planning Consent for:

 

(i.i.ii)     Demolition of the post 1950’s building extensions,

making good external walls, on the existing building;

(i.i.iii)    Change of use of the existing building to residential;

(i.i.iv)   Three substantial 4-5 bedroomed detached houses,

each having integral garages.

 

(i.ii)      Dispose of the retained building for refurbishment as a single

4-5 bedroomed detached dwelling or 2 Apartments, in a

manner that protects the future use of the property.

(i.iii)     Restrict future use of the dwellings to single family

accommodation by way of covenant;

(i.iv)     Dispose of the 3 plots with the benefit of planning permission,

in a manner that protects the future use of the properties. i.e. single family accommodation.(option 2.9B)

 

(ii)          That the costs of demolishing the building extensions and making good external walls be added to the 2019-20 capital programme, to be replenished in 2020-21 from the net proceeds of disposal.

6.

AIR QUALITY MINISTERIAL DIRECTION UPDATE pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Decision:

(i)            That the report be noted.

 

(ii)          That Paul Farrelly MP be asked to continue to raise issues related to a Clean Air Zone both inside and outside of Parliament.

 

(iii)         That the Leader of the Council report back to the next meeting of the Cabinet, with the results of meetings held with the Leaders of Stoke on Trent City Council and Staffordshire County Council.

7.

NEWCASTLE HOUSING ADVICE SERVICE CONTRACT pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Decision:

(i)            That the Newcastle Housing Advice (NHA) Service Contract for a 3 year contract be retendered with an option to extend for a further 3 years subject to satisfactory performance and funding.

 

(ii)           That Executive Director (Resources and Support Services) and Section 151 Officer in conjunction with the Portfolio Holder for Community Safety and Wellbeing be authorised in consultation with the Portfolio Holder to finalise the specification/service outline, undertake the tendering process,  if required to complete any post tender negotiations and award the contract to the successful contractor.

 

(iii)          That the requirement of the successful contractor to work with the Council to develop the service delivery in future years of the contract be supported.

 

(iv)         That the Executive Director (Resources and Support Services) and Section 151 Officer in conjunction with the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Efficiency be authorised to assess the procurement options linked to the delivery of a Choice Based Lettings IT software and associated Homeless Prevention module, and should this be required that they have the authority to finalise the specification/service outline, undertake the tendering process,  if required to complete any post tender negotiations and award the contract to the successful IT contractor.

 

8.

FORWARD PLAN pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Decision:

That the Forward Plan, along with the tabled amendment, be received.

9.

URGENT BUSINESS

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

10.

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.

 

11.

JUBILEE2 UPDATE - CONFIDENTIAL APPENDIX

Decision:

That the recommendation, contained within the confidential appendix be agreed.

12.

20 SIDMOUTH AVENUE, NEWCASTLE - CONFIDENTIAL APPENDICES

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the information, contained within the confidential appendix be received.