Decisions

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Decisions published

26/11/2019 - Proposed Changes to Cabinet Committees and Working Groups and Outside Bodies ref: 327    Recommendations Approved

To fill a vacant space on the Assets of Community Value and Local Heritage List Committee.

 

To appoint new Chairs of the Investment Board and the Planning Policy Working Group.

 

To appoint new representatives to the Cooperation for Sustainable Development Board, the Local Government Association – General Assembly and Saffron Walden Business Improvement District.

 

To appoint a representative to the Harlow and Gilston Garden Town Board.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/11/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED to approve the changes to the membership of the Assets of Community Value and Local Heritage List Committee, the Investment Board, the Planning Policy Working Group and the representatives on various outside bodies as set out in the report, with the amendment that Councillor Fairhurst is no longer a member of the Investment Board.


26/11/2019 - Museum Collections Care and Access Policies ref: 326    Recommendations Approved

To review the Collections Care and Conservation Policy and Access Policy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/11/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED to approve the Collections Care and Conservation Policy and Access Policy.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Auty


26/11/2019 - North Essex Economic Strategy ref: 325    Recommendations Approved

The strategy presents the future ambition and vision for economic growth across the North Essex area.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/11/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

i)             approve the North Essex Economic Strategy (see Appendix);

ii)            note that strategy’s priorities will contribute to the Essex Prosperity Prospectus and the SELEP Local Industrial Strategy;

iii)           note the partnership structures which are in place to facilitate the strategy;

iv)           note that an Action Plan will developed to guide delivery of key actions;

v)            and note that a process for reporting progress will be established by the partners.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gordon Glenday


26/11/2019 - Review of the Housing Repairs and Facilities Services ref: 328    Recommendations Approved

To enter into a joint venture arrangement with Norse Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Norfolk County Council, for the provision of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) planned and responsive repairs, along with stewarding and cleaning services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/11/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adrian Webb


26/11/2019 - Felsted Neighbourhood Plan ref: 324    For Determination

The examiner’s report into the examination of the Felsted Neighbourhood Plan has been received. The Examiner recommends proceeding to referendum if recommended modifications are made to the Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/11/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED to

 

i)              accept the Independent Examiner’s recommended changes to the Felsted Neighbourhood Plan in full as set out in the Schedule at Appendix 2 and notes the recommendation that the amended Felsted Neighbourhood Plan should proceed to a Referendum of voters within the Parish of Felsted to establish whether the plan should form part of the Development Plan for Uttlesford District Council.

ii)             approve the holding of a referendum relating to the Felsted Neighbourhood Plan on 30 January 2020 that will include all the registered electors in Felsted Parish.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Demetria Macdonald


26/11/2019 - Budget Outturn 2019/20 - Qtr. 2 Forecast ref: 322    Recommendations Approved

The report details financial performance relating to the General Fund, Housing Revenue Account, Capital Programme and Treasury Management. It is based upon actual expenditure and income from April to September and predicts a forecast for the end of the 2019/20 financial year.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/11/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED to approve the General Fund, Housing Revenue Account and Capital programme outturn forecast position and the updated use of reserves.

Lead officer: Angela Knight


26/11/2019 - Local Council Tax Support Scheme 2020/21 Consultation Responses ref: 323    For Determination

There is a requirement to annually review the Local Council Tax Support (LCTS) Scheme, and propose changes to the scheme for the following financial year. The  decisions made, even if no change is proposed, must then be consulted upon before a decision is taken at Full Council in December on the final scheme for the following financial year.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/11/2019

Effective from: 06/12/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED to approve the following proposals to inform the Local Council Tax Support Scheme for 2020/21:

 

i)              The 2020/21 LCTS scheme is set on the same basis as the 2019/20 scheme and therefore the contribution rate is frozen for the fifth consecutive year.

ii)             The Council continues to protect Vulnerable and Disabled Residents and Carer’s on a low income.

Lead officer: Angela Knight


26/11/2019 - Apologies for Absence and Declarations of Interest ref: 321    Information Only

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/11/2019

Effective from: 26/11/2019

Decision:

Apologies were received from Councillors Armstrong and Eke and the Director – Public Services.