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Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 12.30 pm

Venue: Shrewsbury Room, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND

Contact: Jane Palmer  Senior Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Members are reminded that they must not participate in the discussion or voting on any matter in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and should leave the room prior to the commencement of the debate.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 21 June 2017.  TO FOLLOW

 

Contact: Jane Palmer          Tel: 01743 257712  

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 21 June 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

4.

Public Question Time

To receive any questions or petitions from members of the public, notice of which has been given in accordance with Procedure Rule 14.  Deadline for notification for this meeting is 5.00pm on Friday 7 July 2017.

5.

Scrutiny Items

To consider any scrutiny matters from Council or any of the Scrutiny Committees.

6.

Treasury Management Update Quarter 4 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Lead Member – Councillor David Minnery – Portfolio Holder for Finance

 

Report of the Head of Finance, Governance and Assurance [Section 151 Officer]

 

Contact: James Walton      Tel: 01743 258915

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the position detailed in the report be accepted.

7.

Draft Library Services Strategy for Shropshire 2018 to 2023 pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Lezley Picton – Portfolio Holder for Culture and Leisure

 

Report of the Director of Place and Enterprise

 

Contact: George Candler   Tel: 01743 255003

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i.     That the draft Library Services Strategy for Shropshire, 2018 to 2023 be confirmed.

ii.    That a ten-week public and stakeholder consultation be undertaken on the draft Library Services Strategy for Shropshire prior to bringing the outcomes of the consultation and the final Strategy back to Cabinet for approval.

iii.  That delegated authority be granted to the Director of Place and Enterprise in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Culture and Leisure to finalise the draft Strategy and public consultation before a report is brought back to Cabinet in Autumn 2017.

 

8.

Shropshire Draft Parking Strategy pdf icon PDF 374 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Steve Davenport – Portfolio Holder for Highways and Transport

 

Report of the Director of Place and Enterprise

 

Contact: George Candler   Tel: 01743 255003

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.1.     That approval be granted to consult on the four consultations as set out in paragraph 5.1 of the report. The Parking Strategy Proposals to be consulted on are:

i.      The use of standard criteria and setting of standard banding levels  (including associated criteria and methodology) for each identified car park

ii.    The introduction of a set price per hour (known as ‘linear’ pricing)

iii.   To introduce charging and pay and display in the following carparks:

a.    Gobowen Station, Gobowen

b.    Newport Road, Market Drayton

c.    Crown Hotel, High Street, Albrighton

iv.   A Proposal to introduce linear tariffs and charging between 9.00am and 8.00pm.

v.    The extension of opening hours in Raven Meadows multi storey car park in Shrewsbury 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

vi.   A new trades person waiver system

vii.  The removal of restrictions on periods of maximum stay and minimum return subject to purchase of an appropriate ticket

viii. Removal of the 15-minute ‘pop and shop’ period

ix.   Extend times of loading bay restrictions to 8.00pm in line with the proposal to introduce linear tariffs and extend charging until 8.00pm in the evening.

x.    To make all existing loading bays available within the Shrewsbury river loop as taxi bays between 8.00 pm and 7.30 am.

xi.   A new On-Street Residents parking policy framework

xii.  The introduction of weekly parking tickets

xiii. The setting of new standard tariffs and criteria for Season tickets, Coach, HGV and Off-street Residents permits

xiv.Change of use of the HGV / Coach park, Crossways Church Stretton to a band 6 pay and display car park

 

1.2.     That following the end of the consultation exercise and consideration of the responses to the consultation, a further report be brought back to Cabinet, setting out the results of the consultation and next steps around the adoption of a new parking and permit scheme.

1.3.     That authority be delegated to the Head of Infrastructure and Communities in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Highways and Transport to assess and implement the roll out of pay by phone to ‘on and off street parking areas’ across the county as soon as possible.

 

9.

Economic Growth Strategy pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Nic Laurens – Portfolio Holder for Economy and Growth

 

Report of the Director of Place and Enterprise TO FOLLOW

 

Contact: George Candler   Tel: 01743 255003

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)             That the final Economic Growth Strategy 2017-2021 be agreed following feedback from the public consultation;

ii)            That an annual review of the Action Plan and the preparation of a Communications Plan to support the dissemination of the Strategy, be endorsed.

10.

Update on Future Swimming Provision in Shrewsbury pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Lezley Picton – Portfolio Holder for Culture and Leisure

 

Report of the Director of Place and Enterprise

 

Contact: George Candler   Tel: 01743 255003

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

  1. That a review is carried out of the different location options for swimming provision in Shrewsbury town centre.

  2. That the current Terms of Reference for the submission of Full Business Cases is stopped until the outcomes of this review are concluded.

  3. That a report on the outcome of the review be brought back to Cabinet in due course for a recommendation on the preferred location for public swimming in Shrewsbury. 

  4. That the detailed implementation of all aspects of the recommendations made within this report be delegated to the Director of Place and Enterprise in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Culture and Leisure.

 

11.

Exclusion of the Public and Press

To resolve that, in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, and Paragraph 10.4 (3) of the Council’s Access to Information Procedure Rules, the public and the press be excluded during consideration of the following item/s.

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That, in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, and Paragraph 10.4 (3) of the Council’s Access to Information Procedure Rules, the public and press be excluded during consideration of the following item/s.

12.

0-25 Public Health Nursing Service: Tender Award

Lead Member – Councillor Lee Chapman – Portfolio Holder for Health and Adult Social Care

 

Confidential Report of the Director of Public Health

 

Contact: Professor Rod Thomson            Tel: 01743 252003

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the two recommendations detailed in the confidential report be approved.

13.

Shrewsbury Town Centre

Lead Member – Councillor Steve Charmley – Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Corporate Support

 

Confidential Report of the Director of Place and Enterprise TO FOLLOW

 

Contact: George Candler   Tel: 01743 255003

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That consideration of the report be deferred for consideration at a Special Cabinet meeting at 1.00pm on Tuesday 25 July 2017.

 

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