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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Declarations of Interest

To receive any apologies for absence and declarations of interest.

2.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting held on 27 May.

5.

Consideration of reports from overview and scrutiny committees (standing item)

To consider any reports from overview and scrutiny committees.

6.

Report of Delegated Decisions taken by Cabinet Members (standing item) pdf icon PDF 255 KB

To receive for information any delegated decisions taken by Cabinet Members since the previous Cabinet meeting.

 

·         Investment Opportunities – 15 June 2020

7.

Report on assets of community value determined by the Assets of Community Value and Local Heritage List Committee (standing item)

To receive for information any decisions made by the Assets of Community Value and Local Heritage List Committee since the previous Cabinet meeting.

 

·         Listed - Andrewsfield Airfield including runway, Stebbing, as an Asset of Community Value

8.

The New Local Plan Governance Arrangements pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To consider the New Local Plan Governance Arrangements report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

a)    approve the proposed Local Plan governance arrangements , as set out by the EELGA Peer Review Team (Appendix A), with the exception of

its recommended numerical composition of the Local Plan Leadership Group (LPLG), the suggestion that the LPLG should meet in private and to not endorse EELGA’s recommendation to Full Council to establish a distinct Local Plan Scrutiny Committee.

Cabinet is resolved to agree that LPLG is instead made up of a greater number of members than proposed to allow not only for proportionate political but also geographical representation across the district and also held by way of a public meeting, although at liberty to hold meetings in private as necessary when discussing confidential information (as outlined in paragraph 13 of this report) and,

 

b. use the organogram highlighted in Appendix B to illustrate the governance arrangements instead of the one included in the peer review team’s report and,

 

c. review the Local Plan governance arrangements in December 2020 to

ensure that the new structure is providing the foundations for the timely

delivery of the Local Plan and,

 

d. to note the comments following 6th July Scrutiny Committee’s consideration of the governance arrangements as outlined in the supplementary report.

9.

Budget Forecast Outturn - 2019/20 Quarter 4 pdf icon PDF 756 KB

To consider the Budget Forecast Outturn 2019/20 Quarter 4 report.

Decision:

RESOLVED to to approve:

 

a) The General Fund, Housing Revenue Account and Capital Programme outturn positions including the updated use of reserves and requested slippage for the Capital Programme

b) The allocation of the underspend/surplus:

i. General Fund underspend to the Medium Term Financial Strategy

Reserve

ii. Housing Revenue surplus to the Development Reserve

10.

Treasury Management Outturn 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 376 KB

To consider the Treasury Management Outturn 2019/20 report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED to approve the 2019/20 Treasury Management Outturn attached as Appendix A.

 

11.

Outside Bodies' Appointment

To appoint Councillor Lavelle as the UDC representative to the Dunmow Day Centre Management Committee.

Decision:

RESOLVED to appoint Councillor Lavelle as the UDC representative to the Dunmow Day Centre Management Committee.

 

12.

Applications to Homes England pdf icon PDF 347 KB

To consider the Applications to Homes England report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

a.    To authorise officers to apply to Homes England for waivers of the

requirement to impose conditions limiting the acquisition of a 100% share or providing for repurchase of the shared ownership properties identified in this report.

b.    To delegate authority to the Director of Public Services to apply for waivers when requested by registered housing providers, subject to him being satisfied that the conditions for granting a waiver are met and subject to consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Health.

 

13.

Application for the Designation of Little Easton Neighbourhood Development Plan Area pdf icon PDF 119 KB

To consider the application for the Designation of Little Easton Neighbourhood Development Plan Area.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED to

 

i.              designate the Parish of Little Easton as a Neighbourhood Development Plan Area.

ii.             The Plan Area as submitted by Little Easton Parish Council should be supported and adopted as the Little Easton Neighbourhood Development Plan Area.