Agenda and decisions

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    Items
    No. Item

    1.

    Apologies for Absence

    2.

    Declarations of Interest

    3.

    Lichfield City Centre Masterplan

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    1.1       The Cabinet:

    • Noted the progress made in moving the masterplan-related work forward
    • Approved the proposed approach to implementation of the Masterplan proposals in regards to the production of a Delivery Plan and its associated proposed outputs
    • Approved the proposed Governance Structure and terms of reference for the Project Board and Member Task & Finish Group as set out a para 3.11 and Appendix 1 to the Cabinet report
    • Delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Major Projects and Economic Growth, in consultation with the Head of Economic Growth and Development to implement actions and activity agreed by the Project Board save for those matters which require Cabinet or Council consideration and approval.

    2.2       The Cabinet recommended Council to:

    ·      Approve the proposed revenue budget of £330,000 (£160,000 in 2020/21 and £170,000 in 2021/22) to take forward Phase 1 of the project.

    ·      Approved the proposed revenue budget being funded by £100,000 from the BRS earmarked reserve and the balance of £230,000 being funded from the Multi Storey Car Park Sinking Fund.

     

    4.

    New Lichfield Leisure Centre Preferred Site

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    The Cabinet

    1.1       Approved the selection of Stychbrook Park as the preferred site for the new Lichfield Leisure Centre.

    1.2       Delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Major Projects and Economic Growth, in conjunction with the Head of Operational Services to commence site investigations and subject to a satisfactory outcome, prepare and submit an outline planning application for the development of the new Lichfield Leisure Centre.

     

    5.

    Medium Term Financial Strategy (Revenue and Capital) 2020- 2025

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    2.1       The Cabinet recommended to Council:

     

    ·         The removal of all budgets related to Investment in Property

    ·         The removal of all budgets related to the ICT Cloud project.

     

    2.2       The Cabinet noted the projected additional cost of funding the 2020/21 pay award.

    2.3       The Cabinet delegated to the Cabinet Member for Finance, Procurement, Customer Services andRevenues & Benefits responsibility to agree the form and timetable for the Budget Consultation coveringthe 2021/22 financial year.

    6.

    Events and Festivals Policy

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

                The Cabinet:

    1.1       Approved for the purposes of consultation the draft Events and Festivals Policy attached at Appendix 1 to the Cabinet report.

    1.2       Delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Visitor Economy and the Local Plan in consultation with the Head of Economic Growth and Development to approve and adopt the policy following consultation unless there are material changes which need further consideration by Cabinet.

    1.3       Subject to the policy being endorsed following consultation, recommended to Full Council that the Council’s constitution be amended to formally acknowledge the formation of a cross-service officer panel for determining an annual events programme in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Visitor Economy and the Local Plan.

    1.4       Recommended to Council an update the Medium Term Financial Strategy to include a supplementary budget of £20,000 per annum to help meet the costs of new events intended to support local communities across the district.

    1.5       Delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Visitor Economy and the Local Plan in consultation with the Head of Economic Growth and Development to determine requests where these are submitted.

     

    7.

    Planning for the Future - Planning White Paper

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    The Cabinet:

    1.1       Noted the contents of the report including the key themes and issues which had been identified and set out at Appendix A of the report and that these, along with input from the Councils officers form the basis of a formal response to the white paper consultation.

    1.2       Delegated authority to allow the final response to the white paper consultation to be agreed for submission by the Head of Economic Growth & Development in consultation with the Cabinet member for Visitor Economy & Local Plan and Cabinet Member for Regulatory, Housing and Health Services.

     

    8.

    Exclusion of Public and Press

    RESOLVED: “That as publicity would be prejudicial to the

    public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the

    business to be transacted, the public and press be excluded

    from the meeting for the following items of business, which

    would involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as

    defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the

    Local Government Act 1972”

     

     

    9.

    Deed of Variation & Deed of Release Relating to Three Spires Shopping Centre, Lichfield

    This item is to be considered in private since it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information (as defined by Paragraph 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972) relating to the financial interests of the council and the financial and business affairs of another organisation.

    10.

    Confidential Appendix to Agenda Item 4

    This Appendix is to be considered in private since it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information (as defined by Paragraph 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972) relating to the financial and business affairs of the council.

     

     

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