Agenda and minutes

Thursday, 7th September, 2017 3.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Penns Place, Petersfield, GU31 4EX. View directions

Contact: Penny Milne  Democratic Services Team Leader - 023 9244 6234

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Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.


Apologies were received from Councillors Butler, Costigan, Mouland and Watts.


Chairman's Announcements

To receive any announcements the Chairman may wish to make for information.


There were no matters the Chairman wished to report.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 29 June 2017 (attached).


The minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 29 June 2017 were approved as a correct record.


Declarations of Interest

To receive and record any declarations of interest from members present in respect of any of the various matters on the agenda for this meeting.


There were no declarations of interest.


Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To note the attached Decision taken by the Leader in accordance with the Scheme of Delegations:


(1)  Commissioning Advice Services – Award of Contract

To award a two-year contract to East Hampshire Citizens Advice with effect from 31 August 2017. 

(Note:  Appendix A to this report is n
ot for publication under Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Local Government Act 1972.  (Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information). The Cabinet will need to resolve to exclude the Press and Public if members wish to discuss Appendix A at the meeting).

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RESOLVED that the following decision taken by the Leader be noted:


(1)               Commissioning Advice Services – Award of Grant.


Local Discretionary Business Rate Relief Scheme pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To seek approval of the new Local Business Rate Relief Scheme.

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Councillor Cowper presented a report to Cabinet seeking approval of a new Local Business Rate Relief Scheme.   The scheme sought to mitigate increases in business rates arising from recent business re-evaluations, through the allocation of Government funding to support those businesses most affected.


RESOLVED that the Local Business Rate Relief Scheme be approved.