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Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Monday, 18th November, 2019 1.30 pm

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

Contact: Amanda Holyoak  Senior Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 16 October 2019, attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 16 October 2019 be approved and signed as a correct record by the Chairman.

4.

Public Question Time

To receive any questions from members of the public, notice of which has been given in accordance with Procedure Rule 14.  Deadline for notification is no later than 1.30 pm on Thursday 14 November 2019. 

5.

Member Question Time

To receive any questions of which Members of Council have given due notice, the deadline for notification for this meeting is 5.00 pm on Wednesday 13 August 2019.

6.

Scrutiny Items

7.

Draft Marches Local Industrial Strategy pdf icon PDF 130 KB

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

 

Report of the Director of Place attached

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, 01743 258916

Decision:

 

RESOLVED:

That, in response to the formal consultation by the Marches LEP, the draft LIS is endorsed. 

 

That Shropshire Council will continue to work with the Marches LEP to produce a final LIS which will be presented to and negotiated with the UK government.  

 

8.

Oswestry High Streets Heritage Action Zone pdf icon PDF 148 KB

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

 

Report of the Director of Place attached

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, tel 01743 258916

 

Decision:

RESOLVED: 

 

That Cabinet agrees tosupport the Oswestry HSHAZ proposals to be fully worked up through the programme design stage.

 

That delegated authority be given to the Executive Director of Place and Director of Finance, Governance and Assurance, in consultation with the Portfolio Holders to negotiate and submit a full funding bid to Historic England for the 3rd December 2019 deadline.

 

 

9.

River Severn Partnership pdf icon PDF 117 KB

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

 

Report of the Director for Place attached

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, 01743 258916

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To support Shropshire Council’s involvement in the River Severn Partnership

That the Executive Director of Place enters into a Memorandum of Understanding for the River Severn Partnership.

To support a submission to the One Public Estate Programme for £500k support towards feasibility studies and modelling.

10.

Application by Sheriffhales Parish Council to be considered as Neighbourhood Area pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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

 

Report of the Director of Place, attached

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, tel 01743 258916

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That Cabinet agrees the proposed Neighbourhood Area identified on the map in Appendix 2, covering the Parish of Sheriffhales as an appropriate basis for the development of a Neighbourhood Plan and notifies Sheriffhales Parish Council accordingly.

 

That if the proposed Neighbourhood Area is approved, Sheriffhales Parish Council will be able, but not obligated to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan for that area, which will be subject to public consultation, examination and local referendum as set out in Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012 as amended.  Assuming any subsequent local referendum is successful, Shropshire Council will then be asked to adopt the final version of the Neighbourhood Plan.

 

11.

Financial Monitoring 2019/20 Quarter 2 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Lead Member – Councillor David Minnery – Portfolio Holder for Finance and Corporate Support

 

Report of the Director for Finance, Governance & Assurance attached

 

Contact:  James Walton, tel 01743 255011

 

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To note that at the end of Quarter 2 (30 September 2019), the full year revenue forecast is a potential overspend of £5.987m;

To consider the impact of this on the Council’s General Fund balance.

To approve the Better Care Fund virement detailed in Appendix 2.

 

12.

Treasury Strategy 2019/20 Mid Year Review pdf icon PDF 246 KB

Lead Member – Councillor David Minnery – Portfolio Holder for Finance and Corporate Support

 

Report of the Director for Finance, Governance and Assurance is attached

 

Contact:  James Walton, tel 01743 255011

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To accept the position as set out in the report.

 

To note that any changes required to the Treasury Strategy including the Annual Investment Strategy or prudential and treasury indicators as a result of decisions made by the Capital Investment Board will be reported to Council for approval.

 

 

13.

Q2 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 123 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Lee Chapman – Portfolio Holder for Organisational Transformation and Digital Infrastructure

 

Report of the Chief Executive attached

 

Contact:  Clive Wright, tel 01743 257736

 

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To consider the emerging issues in this report

 

To review the performance portal and identify any performance areas to consider in greater detail or refer to the appropriate Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

 

14.

Transit Site Provision in Shropshire

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

 

Report of the Director for Place to follow

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, tel 01743 258916

 

Decision:

(This item was deferred to the 16 December 2019 Cabinet meeting.)

15.

Exclusion of 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 the consideration of the following items.

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 Rules, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following item.

16.

Lease of the Gateway

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

 

Report of the Director for Place attached

 

Contact:  Mark Barrow, tel 01743 258916

 

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendations set out in the report be approved.

 

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