Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet
Thursday, 5th September, 2019 5.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Penns Place, Petersfield, GU31 4EX

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

Items
No. Item

18.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Cowper and Thomas.

19.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chairman reported that item 8 on the agenda had been withdrawn prior to the meeting.

20.

Minutes

To approve the minutes of the extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet held on 30 July 2019 (previously circulated):

 

http://easthants.moderngov.co.uk/documents/g2539/Printed%20minutes%2030th-Jul-2019%2017.00%20Cabinet.pdf?T=1

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 30 July be approved as a correct record.

21.

Declarations of Interest

To receive and record any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

Councillor Louisson declared an interest in item 9 in his capacity as a member of the Ropley Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

22.

Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 42 KB

RECOMMENDED that the following decisions taken under the scheme of delegations to Portfolio Holders be noted:

 

(1)  Proposed Traffic Regulation Order Forest Road, Newfield Road, Pine Walk, Temple Road, Liss Forest;

(2)  Proposed Traffic Regulation Order Chiltley Way, Gunns Farm, Midhurst Road, Canada Way, Quebec Close; and

(3)Proposed Traffic Regulation Order New Road, Lovedean Lane

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the following delegated decisions be noted:

 

(1)  Proposed Traffic Regulation Order Forest road, Newfield Road, Pine Walk, Temple Road, Liss Forest;

(2)  Proposed Traffic Regulation Order Chiltley Way, Gunns Farm, Midhurst Road, Canada Way, Quebec Close; and

(3)  Proposed Traffic Regulation Order New Road, Lovedean Lane

23.

Decision in Principle for Change of Use of Community Building pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Butler presented a report and recommendation to Cabinet seeking a decision in principle to consider a temporary accommodation project within a Council owned building.

 

Cabinet members were minded to support the proposal in principle, subject to statutory planning processes and a full business case in due course, as an innovative and flexible means of supporting homeless people within the District in line with the Council’s strategic priorities around welfare.

 

RESOLVED that a detailed business case be prepared for a ‘pod living’ pilot providing temporary accommodation for homeless persons by repurposing the vacant Pinewood Village Hall, Bordon.

24.

2018-19 Revenue and Capital Outturn pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Louisson presented a report and recommendation to Cabinet providing a summary of the revenue and capital outturn for 2018/19. 

 

Councillor Louisson was pleased to report a surplus at year end and outlined the approach going forward to ensure that budget variances are identified early and monitored so that mitigating action can be taken as needed.  Heads of Service were commended on their success in meeting challenging targets in their service areas.

 

RESOLVED

 

(1)  that the outturn form 2018/19 be endorsed, including the transfers to and from Reserves and Balances actioned by the Chief Finance Officer; and

(2)   the carry forward of underspends and grants actioned by the Chief Finance Officer be endorsed.

25.

Proposal to Enter into a Contract for the Sale of Land and Buildings located within the District

Item withdrawn.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn prior to the meeting.

26.

Ropley Neighbourhood Plan pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Louisson declared an interest the item in his capacity as a member of the Ropley Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and did not take part in the debate or the vote.

 

Councillor Glass presented a report to Cabinet setting out the draft Ropley Neighbourhood Development Plan, for recommendation to full Council in accordance with the Localism Act 2011.

 

Councillor Glass reported a correction to paragraph 7.061 of the Plan so as to amend the reference to policy “RNP16” in that paragraph to read “RNP15”.

 

RECOMMENDED  to full Council that the Ropley Neighbourhood Plan 2011-2028 be adopted with immediate effect so that it becomes part of the statutory Development Plan for the area.

27.

Place-Making East Hampshire Strategy pdf icon PDF 108 KB

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Minutes:

Councillor Mocatta presented and report to Cabinet seeking a recommendation to full Council to approve the draft place-making strategy for East Hampshire.

 

Cabinet members endorsed the proposals as set out in the report as a road map for taking forward the Council’s regeneration aspirations and to ensure that the District would grow and develop for the benefit of all residents.

 

RESOLVED that the report and Place-making strategy for East Hants 2019-2036 be endorsed by Cabinet for recommendation to Council for approval.