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Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 11.00 am

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 80 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 17 October 2018.

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 17 October 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 start of the meeting.

5.

Member Questions

To receive any questions of which members of the Council have given due notice, the deadline for notification for this meeting is 5.00pm on Friday 2 November 2018.

6.

Scrutiny Items

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

7.

Meeting Housing Need in Shropshire pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Lead Member – Councillor R Macey – Portfolio Holder for Planning and Housing Development

 

Report of the Director of Place

 

Contact: Mark Barrow         Tel: 01743 258919

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Director of Place, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Planning and Housing Development:

 

1.    Develop a viable Outline Business Case to address Shropshire’s unmet housing and development needs

 

2.    Develop detailed proposals and options for appropriate arrangements to deliver the Outline Business Case; either delivery of housing by the Council itself or to form a company to undertake this work

 

3.    Present a report to the Council meeting on 13 December 2018 for decisions to implement the Outline Business Case.

8.

Consultation on Preferred Sites for the Shropshire Local Plan Review pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Lead Member – Councillor R Macey – Portfolio Holder for Planning and Housing Development

 

Report of the Director of Place

 

Contact: Mark Barrow         Tel: 01743 258919

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)             That, subject to minor amendments and editing, the draft consultation document on preferred sites [attached to the report] be approved for consultation;

 

ii)            That delegated authority be granted to the Director of Place in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Planning and Housing Development to confirm the final version of the documents and to publish them for public consultation.

9.

Community Infrastructure Levy [CIL] Regulation 123 List pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Lead Member – Councillor R Macey – Portfolio Holder for Planning and Housing Development

 

Report of the Director of Place

 

Contact: Mark Barrow         Tel: 01743 258919

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)             That the proposed additions and clarifications to the existing CIL Regulation 123 List, be approved;

 

ii)            That the indicative spend allocations for the projects to be included on the CIL Regulation 123 List, be approved;

 

iii)           That further Task and Finish Group meetings be arranged to discuss:

 

·                     Broader issues around CIL funding arrangements and the Place Plans

·                     How best to communicate and consult with Town and Parish Councils regarding CIL funding arrangements and the Place Plans.

10.

Shrewsbury Big Town Plan - Big Town Plan Vision and Framework pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Lead Member – Councillor N Laurens – Portfolio Holder for Economic Growth

 

Report of the Director of Place

 

Contact: Mark Barrow         Tel: 01743 258919

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)             That the final version of the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan following consultation, be endorsed [as detailed in Appendix 1 to the report].

 

ii)            That it be agreed that the final version of the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan will form part of the evidence base to inform the emerging review of the Local Plan and will be considered in the Local Plan Consultation on Preferred Sites.

 

iii)           That it be agreed that the principle of using the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan as a material consideration in decision making on relevant planning applications can now be established.  The degree of weight that can be attached to the Big Town Plan will depend on the individual circumstances.

 

iv)          That the Council continue its participation in the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan partnership to take forward implementation of the plan including the development of a delivery plan for each of the key themes. This will involve the Portfolio Holder for Economic Growth and relevant officers.

 

 

 

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