Agenda and minutes

Cabinet - Thursday, 6th February, 2020 5.00 pm

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

Contact: James Harris  Deputy Democratic Services Team Leader - 01730 234098

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.


There were no apologies for absence.



Chairman's Announcements


The Chairman announced that agenda item 8, Approval of Business Case for Invest to Grow Initiative, had been withdrawn from the agenda.



To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 17 December 2019.


The minutes of the previous meeting held on 17 December 2019 were agreed and signed as an accurate 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.


Revenue, Capital Budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy to 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 276 KB

Report under separate cover.

Additional documents:


Cllr Louisson presented the report which set out the Revenue, Capital Budget and Medium-Term Financial Strategy to 2024-25.


In response to a query, Cllr Louisson confirmed that the first bullet point of paragraph 4.6 of the report would be reworded to make it clear that the £1,000 of Councillors’ Grant money referred to would not be an additional £1,000 on top of Councillors’ existing grant budgets.


Cabinet thanked officers for their work and commended the budget to Council.


Following a vote it was RESOLVED that Council be Recommended to:


a)    Approve the proposed Revenue and Capital Budgets for 2020/21 including a Council Tax rate of £133.73 at Band D, representing a 2% increase on the current charge;


b)    Agree the Capital Strategy, Treasury Management Strategy and Prudential Indicators; and


c)    Agree the increase to fees and charges for 2020/21.


Place-Making & Regeneration Investment Framework pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Report under separate cover.

Additional documents:


Cllr Mocatta introduced a report setting out the Place-Making and Regeneration Investment Framework.


Cabinet endorsed the proposals and in response to a question Cllr Mocatta confirmed that community infrastructure proposals could be considered if they met the criteria.


Following a vote it was RESOLVED that Cabinet:


(i)            Endorsed the Place-Making & Regeneration Investment Framework and recommend its adoption to Full Council; and


(ii)          Approved the replacement of the Property Investment Board (PIB) with a Property & Regeneration Investment Board (PRIB).


Approval of Business Case for Invest to Grow Initiative

Exempt report under separate cover.


This item had been withdrawn from the agenda.