Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Wednesday, 12th January, 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 FROM PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 208 KB

4.

WALLEYS QUARRY UPDATE pdf icon PDF 466 KB

This item includes a supplementary report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The report was noted.

5.

DRAFT REVENUE AND CAPITAL BUDGET AND STRATEGIES 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

This item includes supplementary reports.

Additional documents:

Decision:

That:

(a)  the progress on the completion of the Revenue (Appendix 1) and Capital Budgets (Appendix 4) be noted.

(b)  The updated Medium Term Financial Strategy 2022/23 to 2026/27 (Appendix 2) be approved.

(c)  The strategy for ensuring a balanced revenue outturn position for 2021/22 be noted.

(d)  The mid-year estimate of capital expenditure be approved (Appendix 4).

(e)  The calculation of the Council Tax base and the Council Tax increase to be proposed for 2022/23 of 1.99% per Band D equivalent property be noted.

(f)    The risk assessment at Appendix 3 and S151 Officer’s recommendation on the level of reserves and contingencies provisionally required to be maintained in 2022/23 be noted.

(g)  The draft Flexible Use of Capital Receipts Strategy (Appendix 6) for 2022/23 be noted.

(h)  The draft Capital Strategy (Appendix 7) for 2022/32 be noted.

(i)    The draft Treasury Management Strategy (Appendix 8) for 2022/23 be noted.

(j)    The draft Investment Strategy (Appendix 9) for 2022/23 be noted.

(k)  The draft Budget and Council Tax proposals be referred to Finance, Assets and Partnerships Scrutiny Committee for comment before the final proposals are considered at Cabinet on 2 February 2022.

6.

SCHEDULE OF FEES AND CHARGES 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

This item includes supplementary reports.

Decision:

That the fees and charges proposed to apply from 1 April 2022, as set out in Appendix 1, be approved.

7.

MARKETS UPDATE pdf icon PDF 908 KB

Decision:

That:

(a)  The report and progress to date be noted.

(b)  The town centre market performance and health be monitored

(c)  A new market management software system be in place to meet the future needs of the service.

(d)  The service improvement plan continue to be delivered.

8.

CHATTERLEY VALLEY pdf icon PDF 564 KB

Decision:

That:

(a)  Cabinet notes progress made to date on the development of the Chatterley Valley Industrial Park proposals with the landowner, Harworth, Staffordshire County Council and the Borough Council to get the project from an unviable situation to one where the scheme is ready to start on site.

(b)  The Executive Director – Commercial Development and Economic Growth, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder, Finance, Town Centres and Growth be authorised to take such actions and enter such agreements with Harworth and Staffordshire County Council and associated end users of the development to invest into the project, via retained business rate investment.

9.

COMMUNITY RENEWAL FUND pdf icon PDF 420 KB

Decision:

That:

(a)  The Community Renewal Funding be accepted for the projects outlined.

(b)  The Executive Director, Commercial Development and Economic Growth, be authorised to enter into the Grant Funding Agreement with the County Council.

(c)  The Executive Director, Commercial Development and Economic Growth, in consultation with the portfolio holder for Environment and Recycling be authorised to enter into contracts for the delivery of the projects; their evaluation and to submit the final evaluation.

(d)  That the outcome of the feasibility studies be shared with the relevant community centre management committees to enable them to plan for their future investment plans.

(e)  That the outcome of the feasibility studies be used to direct the future Council investment through the Sustainable Environment Strategy.

10.

PROCUREMENT OF TEMPORARY AGENCY PERSONNEL - OPERATIONAL SERVICES DIRECTORATE pdf icon PDF 439 KB

Decision:

That

(a)  The Neutral Vendor Managed Service option be approved for the supply and delivery of temporary staffing for both Recycling and Waste, and Streetscene service areas;

(b)  The Executive Director of Operational Services be granted delegated authority for the award of contract on the completion of the supplier assessment currently being undertaken.

11.

FORWARD PLAN pdf icon PDF 177 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:

Resolved:-                That the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration if 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 of the Local Government Act, 1972.

 

 

14.

LEASING OF INDUSTRIAL SITE - PLOT E, APEDALE BUSINESS PARK, CHESTERTON

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the Executive Director – Commercial Development and Economic Growth, be authorised to take such actions and enter such agreements as are necessary to conclude the leasehold disposal of Plot E, Apedale Business Park at an initial rental of £90,000 per annum.

15.

SCALE OF FEES AND CHARGES 2022/23 - CONFIDENTIAL APPENDIX

Decision:

That the fees and charges proposed to apply from 1 April 2022, as set out in the confidential Appendix be approved.