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Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday, 11th April, 2018 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 78 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 21 March 2018.  TO FOLLOW

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 21 March 2018 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 no later than 24 hours prior to the commencement of the meeting, i.e. by 12.30pm on Tuesday 10 April 2018.

5.

Member Questions

To receive any questions of which members of the Council have given due notice.  Deadline for notification for this meeting is 5.00pm on Friday 6 April 2018.

6.

Scrutiny Items pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To receive feedback from the Performance Management Scrutiny Committee on issues considered at its meeting on 28 March 2018:

 

i)             The recent call ins on a) The Parking Strategy and b) Local Commissioning of Youth Activites [update report TO FOLLOW]

ii)            The report of the Rapid Action Group on Refuges for Victims of Domestic Abuse, attached.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)             That, following a recent call in, it be noted that the Performance Management Scrutiny Committee upheld Cabinet’s decision re the Parking Strategy;

 

ii)            That, following a recent call in, it be noted that the Performance Management Scrutiny Committee upheld Cabinet’s decision re the ‘Local Commissioning of Youth Activities’;

 

iii)           That the additional recommendation from the Performance Management Scrutiny Committee regarding ‘Local Commissioning of Youth Activities’ be approved as follows, ‘That Officers meet with representatives of Shrewsbury Town Council to discuss the availability of transitional funding to support youth activity provision in Shrewsbury’;

 

iv)           That the report from the Rapid Action Group on refuges for victims of domestic abuse be noted and the recommendations within be approved.

7.

Resettlement of Syrian Refugees pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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

 

Report of the Director of Adult Services

 

Contact: Andy Begley         Tel: 01743 258911

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)             That a further commitment to resettle ten Syrian families during 2018/2019 be agreed;

ii)            That the response to UKVI regarding the request for Shropshire Council to commit to Asylum Dispersal in Shropshire be agreed.

8.

Proposed Consultation on the Shropshire Council Better Regulation and Enforcement Policy pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Robert Macey – Portfolio Holder for Planning and Regulatory Services

 

Report of the Director of Public Health   TO FOLLOW

 

Contact: Professor Rod Thomson            Tel: 01743 258918

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)             That, with any necessary amendments, the draft Better Regulation and Enforcement Policy, as detailed in Appendix A to the report, be approved;

ii)            That the Trading Standards and Licensing Operations Manager undertake an eight-week period of consultation and the consultation feedback and a proposed Policy be presented to Cabinet for consideration prior to presentation to Council for adoption.

 

           

9.

New Parking Strategy Framework Part 2 - Residents Parking Policy Framework pdf icon PDF 196 KB

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

 

Report of the Director of Place and Enterprise TO FOLLOW

 

Contact: George Candler   Tel: 01743 258671

Additional documents:

Decision:

            RESOLVED:

 

i)             That, including the increase in permit costs, the proposed On-Street Residents Parking Policy detailed in Appendix 1 to the report be adopted;

ii)            That the requests for Residents Parking Schemes detailed in Appendix 2 to the report be assessed and a programme for implementation be developed that best fits with the implementation of both parts 1 and 2 of the new Parking Strategy framework;

iii)           That consultation with local Members be maintained throughout the process.

10.

Whitchurch Civic Centre Asset Transfer pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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

 

Report for the Director of Place and Enterprise TO FOLLOW

 

Contact: George Candler   Tel: 01743 258671

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)             That, subject to the completion of all due diligence and the agreement of Heads of Terms, the freehold transfer of Whitchurch Civic Centre from Shropshire Council to Whitchurch Town Council be approved;

ii)            That delegated authority be granted to the Head of Business Enterprise and Commercial Services in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Corporate Support, to progress and conclude all aspects of the transfer.

 

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