View Cabinet Agenda

Date:
Tuesday, 25th July, 2017
Time:
7.30pm
Place:
Foundation House, Icknield Way, Letchworth Garden City
 
Contact:
Ian Gourlay
Telephone:
(01462) 474403
 
Membership:
Councillor Mrs L.A. Needham(Chairman), Councillor Julian Cunningham, Councillor Jane Gray, Councillor Tony Hunter, Councillor David Levett, Councillor Bernard Lovewell, Councillor Ray Shakespeare - Smith, Councillor M.E. Weeks
 
 
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PART I
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
2. MINUTES

To take as read and approve as a true record the minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held on Tuesday, 13th June, 2017

3. NOTIFICATION OF OTHER BUSINESS

Members should notify the Chairman of other business that they wish to be discussed at the end of either Part I or Part II business set out in the agenda. They must state the circumstances that they consider justify the business being considered as a matter of urgency.

The Chairman will decide whether the item(s) raised will be considered.

4. CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Members are reminded that any declarations of interest in respect of any business set out in the agenda, should be declared as either a Disclosable Pecuniary interest or Declarable Interest and are required to notify the Chairman of the nature of any interest declared at the commencement of the relevant item on the agenda. Members declaring a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest must withdraw from the meeting for the duration of the item. Members declaring a Declarable Interest which requires they leave the room under Paragraph 7.4 of the Code of Conduct, can speak on the item, but must leave the room before the debate and vote.

5. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

To receive petitions, comments and questions from members of the public. Any public participation requests received within the agreed time will be notified to Members as soon as practicable.

6. ITEMS REFERRED FROM OTHER COMMITTEES

Any items referred from other committees will be circulated as soon as they are available.

7. STRATEGIC PLANNING MATTERS

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, HOUSING AND ENTERPRISE
To inform Cabinet of the current positions regarding:

• Duty to Co-operate with neighbouring authorities;
• Other Local Plans and Examinations;
• North Hertfordshire Local Plan;
• Neighbourhood Plans; and
• Government announcements.

8. CORPORATE PLAN 2018 TO 2023

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

To consider the Corporate Plan 2018 to 2023.

9. MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL STRATEGY 2018-2023

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

To consider the Medium Term Financial Strategy 2018-2023.

10. REVIEW OF EXISTING NORTH HERTFORDSHIRE PLANNING GUIDANCE

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, HOUSING AND ENTERPRISE

To consider a review of existing North Hertfordshire Planning Guidance.

11. DESIGNATION OF A NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING AREA FOR BALDOCK, BYGRAVE AND CLOTHALL

REPORT OF THE STRATEGIC DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, HOUSING AND ENTERPRISE

To consider the designation of a Neighbourhood Planning Area for Baldock, Bygrave and Clothall.

12. CAPITAL PROPOSAL TO PURCHASE CARDIO AND RESISTANCE FITNESS EQUIPMENT FOR THE COUNCIL’S HITCHIN AND ROYSTON LEISURE FACILITIES

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF LEISURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

To consider a Capital proposal to purchase cardio and resistance fitness equipment for the Council’s Hitchin and Royston leisure facilities.

13. NATIONAL NON-DOMESTIC RATES LOCAL DISCRETIONARY FUND

REPORT OF THE HEAD OF REVENUES, BENFITS AND IT

To consider the National Non-Domestic Rates Local Discretionary Fund.

The following future meetings of Cabinet have been arranged:

  • Tuesday, 26th September 2017
  • Tuesday, 21st November 2017
  • Tuesday, 19th December 2017
  • Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
  • Tuesday, 27th March 2018