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Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday, 12th June, 2019 11.00 am

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

Contact: Amanda Holyoak  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 72 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 22 May 2019, attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 May 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Leader

4.

Scrutiny Items

5.

Member Question Time

To receive any questions of which members of the Council have given due notice, the deadline for notification for this meeting  is 5.00 pm on Friday 7 June 2019.

6.

Public Question Time pdf icon PDF 98 KB

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 is no later than 24 hours prior to the commencement of the meeting. 

7.

Shropshire Council Supported Bus Services - Budget 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Lead Member – Councillor S Davenport – Portfolio Holder for Highways and Car Parking

 

Report of Director of Place attached

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, 01743 258916

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

          Local Bus Services

 

         i.          To not implement the reduction or removal of services as consulted, but where the consultation feedback has highlighted genuine efficiencies or cost pressures those will be focussed upon.  

 

       ii.          To amend the Council’s 2019/20 budget and reduce the planned reduction in the public transport budget from £405,000 to £180,000.

 

 

2.2     Shrewsbury Park & Ride

 

         i.          To approve the proposal as consulted upon on Shrewsbury Park & Ride fare increase from £1.60 to £2.00 return.

       ii.          To remove the Shrewsbury Park & Ride group ticket option, which currently allows up to 5 passengers to travel for the price of £2.50 (return).

      iii.          To refer the matter of the removal of the discretionary discount for concessionary fares on Shrewsbury Park and Ride to Scrutiny for consideration, along with consideration of a Family Ticket offer. 

     iv.          To agree the proposed changes to Park & Ride become effective from 1 September 2019  

 

2.3     Future Public Transport Services

 

i.                 To commence a review of the current operation and future opportunities for, improved public transport services across Shropshire, including reviewing concessionary travel and the opportunities for bus franchising.

 

 

8.

Shropshire Hills AONB Management Plan 2019-24 and Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 358 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Lezley Picton, Portfolio Holder Culture, Leisure, Waste and Communications

 

Report of Director of Place attached

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, Director of Place, 01743 258916

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That Cabinet approve the Shropshire Hills AONB Management Plan 2019-24, and the revised

Terms of Reference for the AONB Partnership.

 

9.

Shropshire Local Plan Review: Consultation on Preferred Strategic Development Sites pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Lead Member - Robert Macey, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Strategic Planning

 

Report of Director of Place, attached

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, tel 01743 258916

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That Cabinet approves the draft document for consultation (attached) which identifies preferred strategic sites at the former Ironbridge Power Station, Clive Barracks at Tern Hill and RAF Cosford for consultation subject to minor amendments and editing. The document also seeks views on (but at this stage does not identify as a preferred allocation) outline proposals for a strategic employment site and related community services and housing north of Junction 3 of the M54;

 

That authority is delegated to the Executive Director of Place in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Strategic Planning to confirm the final version of the documents and to publish these for public consultation;

 

That Cabinet approves a revised Local Plan timetable as set out in the updated ‘Local Development Scheme’ attached to this report.

 

10.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

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 Rules, the public and press be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items

11.

London Road Shrewsbury Self Build

Lead Member – Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Assets, Economic Growth and Regeneration

 

Report of Director of Place

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, tel 0174 258916

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the recommendations set out in the report.

12.

Lease of Property at Tilstock, Whitchurch for Temporary Accommodation Purposes

Lead Member – Councillor Robert Macey, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Strategic Planning

 

Report of Director of Adult Service

 

Contact:  Andy Begley, 01743 258981

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

To approve the recommendations set out in the report

 

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