Agenda and decisions

    Venue: The Committee Room

    Contact: Mark Hooper 

    Items
    No. Item

    1.

    Apologies for Absence

    2.

    Declarations of Interest

    3.

    Strategic Plan 2020 - 2024 pdf icon PDF 438 KB

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    Decision:

    The Cabinet agreed:

     

    1.1       To endorse the draft Strategic Plan 2020- 2024 and begin formal consultation.

     

    1.2       To approve the consultation approach and draft timeline as set out in the Cabinet report.

     

    4.

    The Establishment of a Shared Legal Service pdf icon PDF 126 KB

    Decision:

    The Cabinet:

     

    1.1       Approved the establishment of a shared legal service with South Staffordshire District Council and Tamworth Borough Council, with South Staffordshire District Council being the ‘Host Authority’.

     

    1.2       Delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Legal and Regulatory and the Director of Transformation and Resources or the Head of Corporate Services to approve the Strategic Partnership Agreement.

     

    5.

    Community Lottery pdf icon PDF 163 KB

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    Decision:

    The Cabinet:

     

    1.1       Approved the establishment of a local lottery for Lichfield District and the attached Business Case.

     

    1.2       Approved the preferred option to appoint an External Lottery Management (ELM), approve a waiver of the contract procedure rules and authorise the Cabinet Member Housing and Communities, in consultation with the Head of Regulatory Services Housing and Wellbeing to appoint Gatherwell Ltd as the ELM for a period of 3 years.

     

    1.3       Agreed that the Head of Regulatory Services Housing and Wellbeing and the Partnerships, Community Safety & Licensing Manager be appointed to be responsible for holding the licence and submitting the necessary application to the Gambling Commission and to approve good causes applications to raise funds through the lottery.

     

    1.4       Agreed that Authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing and the Head of Regulatory Services, Housing and Wellbeing to determine a name for the Lottery.

     

    1.5       Recommended that Council approve the policies listed below to govern the operation of the lottery and that the Cabinet Member for Housing and Communities, in consultation with the Head of Regulatory Services Housing and Wellbeing be authorised to make any minor amendments that may be required to the policies in the future:

     

    ·      Social Responsibility in Gambling

    ·      Protection from Crime and Disorder

    ·      Implementation Procedures

    ·      Fair and Open Gambling

    ·      Children and Vulnerable Person Protection

     

    1.6       Agreed that the Cabinet Member for Housing and Communities, in consultation with one of the license holders, is authorised to determine if any good cause should be removed or rejected from being a member of the lottery.

     

    1.7       Appointed We Love Lichfield (administered/governed by the Community Foundation for Staffordshire) to distribute the share of the proceeds the Council is allocated to distribute (10%) received from the lottery on the same basis as they administer the Council’s Small Grants Fund.

     

    6.

    Local Plan Review - Preferred Options Consultation pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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    Decision:

    The Cabinet:

     

    1.1         Approved the Local Plan Review: Preferred Options and policy maps for public consultation.

     

    1.2         Agreed that delegated authority be given to the Cabinet Member for Investment, Economic Growth and Tourism in consultation with the Head of Economic Growth and Development to make any minor changes to the appearance, format and text of the Local Plan Review: Preferred Options document or the supporting documents in the interests of clarity and accuracy prior to their publication for consultation.

     

    7.

    Discretionary Housing Payments pdf icon PDF 198 KB

    Decision:

    The Cabinet:

     

    1.1       Approved the Discretionary Housing Payments Policy.

     

    1.2       Delegated authority to amend the Discretionary Housing Payments policy to the Cabinet Member for Customer Services and Innovation and the Head of Customer Services, Revenues and Benefits.

     

    8.

    Review of Hackney Carriage Fares pdf icon PDF 142 KB

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    Decision:

                The Cabinet:

     

    1.1       Considered the maximum tariff rates to be consulted on for Hackney Carriages in Lichfield District, taking account of the trade request, officer recommendations (as set out in the Cabinet report) and feedback from Community, Housing and Heath Overview & Scrutiny.

     

    1.2       Authorised the Cabinet Member for Legal and Regulatory and Head of Regulatory Services, Housing and Wellbeing to consider the consultation responses and set the tariffs in accordance with those recommended.

     

     

     

    9.

    To Receive the Minutes of the Parish Forum pdf icon PDF 83 KB

     

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