Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 7th March, 2023 6.00 pm

Venue: The Committee Room

Contact: Mark Hooper 

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Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Staffordshire Sustainability Board Communications Plan pdf icon PDF 97 KB

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The Cabinet:


1.1          Noted the progress of the Staffordshire Sustainability Board in developing a unified 2023 programme of activity across the county and eight district and borough councils, to tackle climate change and work towards our net zero targets.


1.2          Approved the Staffordshire Sustainability Board joint communications plan (attached as Appendix 1 of the Cabinet report), which sets out our 12-month programme of climate change awareness-raising and behaviour change activity.



Local Council Tax Supporting Policies pdf icon PDF 101 KB

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The Cabinet:


1.1          Approved the Council Tax Discretionary Policy (see Appendix 1 of the Cabinet report)


1.2          Delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Finance & Commissioning, in liaison with the Assistant Director for Customer, Resident and Business Services and the Council’s S151 officer, to make minor amendments to the policy, and to create appendices to the policy that enable the council to award reliefs to individuals or classes of individuals in circumstances such as COVID or other emergencies, where the relief is fully funded by government.


Being A Better Council - One Year Review pdf icon PDF 153 KB


The Cabinet:


1.1          Reviewed progress to date of the programme and in particular the indicators of success set.


1.2          Agreed the need to become ‘entrepreneurial’ in order to continue our improvement in Being A Better Council, and achieve our place shaping ambitions for the district