Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 17th November, 2020 10.00 am

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Contact: Emma Powley  01572 720991

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIRMAN AND/OR HEAD OF THE PAID SERVICE

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

In accordance with the Regulations, Members are required to declare any personal or prejudicial interests they may have and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this Agenda and/or indicate if Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.

4.

RECORD OF DECISIONS

To confirm the Record of Decisions made at the meeting of the Cabinet held on 27th October 2020.

5.

ITEMS RAISED BY SCRUTINY

To receive items raised by members of scrutiny which have been submitted to the Leader and Chief Executive.

6.

HOUSING INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING UPDATE

Verbal report

7.

COVID- EMERGENCY POWERS pdf icon PDF 340 KB

Report No: 154/2020

Decision:

a)      Cabinet noted the present position in Rutland in respect of COVID 19

 

b)      Cabinet noted the continued applicability of the Civil Emergency Delegation

 

Additional Recommendation:

 

c)      Cabinet requested that the Interim Chief Executive use his urgency powers to approve the making of 2 hours of free parking applicable in both Oakham and Uppingham over the Christmas period.  

 

 

8.

DRAFT DESIGN GUIDE - SUPPLEMENTARY PLANNING DOCUMENT pdf icon PDF 377 KB

Report No: 148/2020

(Key decision)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet approved the Draft Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document, as set out in Appendix 1 of the report, for public consultation.

 

9.

BIDS FOR GARDEN VILLAGE CAPACITY AND CULTURE RECOVERY FUNDS pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Report No: 152/2020

(Key decision)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet noted that an application had been submitted for £563,000 from the Garden Communities Capacity Funding programme for 2020/201. Should the funding bid prove successful Cabinet approval woulld be sought to accept any grant offer.

 

Cabinet approved acceptance of the offer of a grant of £132,100, and the standard terms and conditions specified, from the Culture Recovery Fund administered by Arts Council England to support the Council’s heritage services

10.

MID YEAR REPORT ON TREASURY MANAGEMENT AND PRUDENTIAL INDICATORS 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 887 KB

Report No: 146/2020

Decision:

Cabinet noted the contents of the report and Appendices A to C.

 

11.

PERFORMANCE UPDATE 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 379 KB

Repoprt No: 149/2020

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet noted the overall position in relation to performance so far during 2020/21 and the actions being taken to address areas of underperformance.

 

12.

QUARTER 2 - FINANCE UPDATE pdf icon PDF 827 KB

Report No: 141/2020

Decision:

Cabinet noted the projected revenue outturn for 20/21 and the uncertainty that remains;

 

Cabinet noted the financial impact of COVID-19 on the Council’s finances and the risks that remain

 

13.

COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVY REVIEW pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Report No: 153/2020

(Key decision)

Additional documents:

Decision:

      I.         Cabinet noted the ongoing work to review the management and administration of the Community Infrastructure Levy.

 

    II.         Cabinet approved that following detailed investigation and receipt of independent legal advice that no further action is taken regarding any potential Community Infrastructure Levy liability with respect to the 8 applications identified in Appendix 1 to this report.

 

   III.         Cabinet agreed to ‘write off’ £150,425.26 potential income associated with the 8 applications identified in Appendix 1.

 

  IV.         Cabinet delegated to Strategic Director – Places in consultation with the Section 151 Officer and Portfolio Holder for Resources the authority to approve a further ‘write off’, if necessary, of up to £31,000 to conclude outstanding historic CIL liability cases.

 

Additional recommendation:

 

      V.            Cabinet agreed to recommend to Council that payments be made to Parish Councils for the CIL money that they would have received but for the issues described in the Report  

 

14.

EMPINGHAM SURGERY EXPANSION pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Report No: 155/2020

Decision:

Cabinet approved the additional award of £31,220 from identified S106 and CIL monies to the East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG (CCG) for the purchase of a health service appropriate Portakabin, thereby enabling an increase in patient capacity to the surgery and ensuring continued COVID infection control.

15.

PRIORITISED PROGRAMME FOR SPENDING OF COMMUTED SUMS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Report No: 133/2020

(Key decision)

Decision:

Cabinet approved the grant applications for the sites at Derwent Drive in Oakham and Cottesmore Road in Uppingham as shown in Appendix A of the report, subject to Planning and the conclusion of satisfactory funding agreements.

 

Cabinet approved the principle of using affordable housing commuted sums towards the site of the former Brooke Road allotments in Oakham shown in Appendix A of the report, subject to a further report to the Cabinet once further information is available.

 

18.

ANY ITEMS OF URGENT BUSINESS

To receive items of urgent business which have previously been notified to the person presiding.