Agenda and decisions

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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 231 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 9 July 2020.

3.

Questions or Statements from Non-Executive Members of the Council (standing item)

To receive questions or statements from non-executive members on matters included on the agenda.

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 250 KB

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

 

·         Investment Opportunity 11 – 19 August 2020

·         Statement of Community Involvement Temporary Suspension – 14 July 2020.

Additional documents:

7.

Report on assets of community value determined by the Assets of Community Value and Local Heritage List Committee (standing item) pdf icon PDF 22 KB

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

 

·         Record of decisions list following the Assets of Community Value and Local Heritage List Committee meeting on 14 July 2020:

o   Allotments Field, Station Road, Felsted

o   Felsted Village Playing Field, Braintree Road

o   Ravens Crescent Play Area, Watch House Green

o   Willows Green Play Area, Evelyn Road

o   Bannister Green

8.

Local Plan Leadership Group (LPLG) Draft Terms of Reference and Working Arrangements pdf icon PDF 202 KB

To consider the LPLG Draft Terms of Reference and Working Arrangements.

Decision:

RESOLVED to approve the Local Plan Leadership Group’s Terms of Reference and Working Arrangements as setout in the agenda papers.

9.

Cabinet Working Groups - appointments pdf icon PDF 14 KB

To appoint members to the Local Plan Leadership Group (as attached) and to make the following appointments to vacancies on Cabinet Working Groups:

 

·         To appoint Councillor Driscoll to the Waste Strategy Panel in replacement of Councillor Jones who has stood down due to a conflict of interests.

 

·         To appoint Councillors Driscoll and Foley to the vacancies on the Housing Board.

 

·         To appoint Councillor Freeman to the vacancy on the MMWG.

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

i.              Appoint the full membership of the LPLG, as set out in the agenda papers.

ii.             Appoint Councillor Driscoll to the Waste Strategy Panel in replacement of Councillor Jones.

iii.            Appoint Councillors Driscoll and Foley to the vacancies on the Housing Board.

10.

Budget Forecast Outturn - 2020/21 Quarter 1 pdf icon PDF 682 KB

To consider the Budget Forecast Outturn report for Quarter 1 2020/21.

Decision:

RESOLVED to to approve the General Fund, Housing Revenue Account and Capital Programme forecast outturn positions including the updated use of reserves and requested slippage for the Capital Programme.

11.

Essex Coast Recreational disturbance Avoidance & Mitigation Strategy (RAMS) - Strategy, Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) and Partnership Agreement (PA) pdf icon PDF 968 KB

To consider the report on the Essex Coast Recreational disturbance Avoidance & Mitigation Strategy.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

i.              adopt the Essex Coast (RAMS) Habitats Regulations Assessment Strategy document 2018-2033 (January 2019).

ii.            adopt the Essex Coast (RAMS) draft Supplementary Planning Document after the final authority considering the SPD agrees its adoption.

iii.           authorise the Assistant Director Planning to make minor changes

to the draft Supplementary Planning Document, should it be necessary prior to final adoption by the Partnership.

iv.           authorise the Assistant Director Planning to make non-minor

changes to the draft Supplementary Planning Document in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Planning and the Local Plan, should it be necessary prior to final adoption by the Partnership.

v.            authorise the Assistant Director Planning to join the Partnership;

make changes to the Partnership Agreement, required by the 12 Local Authorities in the Partnership; and sign the Partnership Agreement, to deliver the Essex Coast Recreation disturbance Avoidance Mitigation Strategy.

vi.           authorise the Assistant Director Planning to put a process in

place to implement, collect, monitor, and pay the tariff to the accountable body of the Partnership.

12.

Council House Development Sites pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To consider the report on Council House Development Sites.

Decision:

RESOLVED that the identified sites and other suitable sites being investigated are progressed through the planning application stage as set out in the report.