Agenda and decisions

    Venue: The Committee Room

    Contact: Mark Hooper 

    Items
    No. Item

    1.

    Apologies for Absence

    2.

    Declarations of Interest

    3.

    Money Matters 2017/18: Review of the Financial Performance Against the Financial Strategy April to March 2018 pdf icon PDF 744 KB

    Decision:

               The Cabinet:

     

    1.1     Noted the report and issues raised within.

     

    1.2     Noted that Leadership Team with Cabinet Members will continue to closely monitor and manage the Medium Term Financial Strategy.

     

    1.3     Noted the appointment by Audit and Member Standards Committee of Grant Thornton as the Council’s Housing Benefit certification External Auditors for the five year period from 2018/19.

     

    1.4     Approved £917,500 of Capital Programme slippage related to 2017/18 being added to the Approved Budget in 2018/19 as outlined at APPENDIX C of the report.

     

    1.5     Noted the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) financial year report which is in accordance with Regulation 62 of The Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended).

     

    1.6     Recommended that Council approve the actual 2017/18 Prudential Indicators contained within the report.

    4.

    Compulsory Purchase Order at Land at The Windmill, Grange Lane, Lichfield pdf icon PDF 234 KB

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

              The Cabinet:

     

    1.1     Agreed, in order to facilitate the carrying out and implementation of planning permission 17/01477/FULM, to the making of a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to enable the necessary acquisitions of land and interests in land.

     

    1.2     Noted and approved the map at Appendix A of the report showing the extent of the proposed CPO ("the Order Land") and the draft statement of reasons at Appendix B of the report in support of the proposed CPO.

     

    1.3     Authorised the Director of Place and Community to make the CPO as considered necessary.

     

    1.4     Authorised the making of the Lichfield District Council (Grange Lane, Lichfield) Compulsory Purchase Order 2018 ("the Order") under section 226(1)(a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 ("the 1990 Act").

     

    1.5     Authorised the Director of Place and Community to issue notices under Section 16 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, where necessary, to authorise the entry on land and carrying out surveys where the Council is considering acquiring an interest in the land or a right over the land which is not such an interest.

     

    1.6     Authorised the use of powers in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to secure the removal of any apparatus of statutory undertakers or communication code operators from the Order Land.

     

    1.7     Authorised the acquisition by agreement of all third party interests in and over the Order Land under Section 227 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 before or after confirmation of the Order and in respect of any new rights required for the development or use of the Order Land.

     

    1.8     Authorised the Director of Place and Community to take all necessary steps to investigate ownership interests and to secure confirmation of the Order and the acquisition of all third party interests in the Order Land and any new rights and the removal of all occupants from the Order Land. This authorisation includes the publication and advertisement of the Order, serving appropriate notices, seeking confirmation of the Order, taking all steps to acquire relevant interests and such other steps as deemed appropriate by the Director of Place and Community  to facilitate the development, redevelopment or improvement of the Order Land.

     

    1.9     Authorised the Director of Place and Community to enter into agreements and make undertakings, contracts and transfers on behalf of the Council with third party interests in the Order Land or with parties otherwise affected by the Order for the withdrawal of objections to the confirmation of the Order including the offering back of any part of the Order Land or acquisition of additional land or interests in or over any such land and the removal of any land from the Order and to defend any proceedings challenging the making or confirmation of the Order.

     

    1.10   Authorised the Director of Place and Community following confirmation of the Order to publish and serve all appropriate notices of confirmation of the Order and to make one or more  ...  view the full decision text for item 4.

    5.

    Community Infrastructure Levy: Allocating and Spending CIL: Additional Guidance pdf icon PDF 95 KB

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    1.1     The Cabinet approved the adoption of the proposed Allocating and Spending CIL: Additional Guidance as set out at Appendix A of the Cabinet report. 

     

    6.

    Allocation of Non Site Specific Section 106 Relating to Planning Application 07/00147/OUT (Hill Ridware) pdf icon PDF 103 KB

    Decision:

    1.1     The Cabinet agreed that the allocation of the Section 106 monies identified in the report be allocated to the renovation and replacement of play equipment at Hill Ridware Village Hall (£71, 054.19).

     

    7.

    Allocation of Non Site Specific Section 106 Relating to Planning Application 07/00774/OUTM (Fradley) pdf icon PDF 110 KB

    Decision:

                The Cabinet:

    1.1       Approved the allocation of Section 106 monies identified and detailed in the report be distributed as set out in the table below:

     

    Project

    Allocation

    New Build Parish Office/Community Hub

    £92,157.00

    Fradley Village Heating & CCTV

    £14,969.00

    Fradley Youth & Community Centre Cladding & Porch

    £15,000.00

     

    1.2       Noted the recommendation to direct and support future health provision applications through the CIL application process.  

     

    8.

    Allocation of Non Site Specific Section 106 Relating to Planning Application 03/00627/OUT (Hawksyard) pdf icon PDF 119 KB

    Decision:

    1.1       The Cabinet:

    1.2       Noted the content of the report and considered the recommendations made by both Strategic Infrastructure Group (SIG) and JMOG in relation to the allocation of funding, noting the variances between the groups.

    2.2       Approved the allocation of part of the Section 106 monies as set out in Table 1 below for projects within Armitage with Handsacre parish:

                Table 1

    Project

    Allocation

    Replacement of children’s play equipment at Upper Lodge Play Area

    £21,000.00

    Armitage with Handsacre Village Hall heating upgrade

    £19,821.71

    Armitage with Handsacre Village Hall storage container

    £15,700.00

    Re-siting/improvement of Armitage War Memorial and surrounding area

    £120,000.00

    Replacement of canopy and installation of artificial grass at Armitage Pre-School

    £13,000.00

    2.3       Recommend the allocation as set out in Table 2 below for projects in Brereton and Ravenhill parish (Cannock).

    Table 2

    Project

    Allocation

    Canal Towpath Improvements

    £211,478.29

     

    9.

    Decision Statement Regarding Alrewas Neighbourhood Plan Proceeding to Referendum pdf icon PDF 91 KB

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

              The Cabinet:

    1.1     Accepted and agreed to the making of modifications as set out in the ‘Decision Statement regarding Alrewas Neighbourhood Plan proceeding to referendum’ hereby referred to as the Decision Statement. This will enable the Plan to be proceed to the referendum stage.

    1.2     Approved the publication of the Decision Statement for the Alrewas Neighbourhood plan.

     

    10.

    Decision Statement Regarding Armitage with Handsacre Neighbourhood Plan Proceeding to Referendum pdf icon PDF 92 KB

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

                The Cabinet:

     

    1.1       Accepted and agreed to the making of modifications as set out in the ‘Decision Statement regarding Armitage with Handsacre Neighbourhood Plan proceeding to referendum’ hereby referred to as the Decision Statement. This will enable the Plan to be proceed to the referendum stage.

     

    1.2       Approved the publication of the Decision Statement for the Armitage with Handsacre Neighbourhood Plan.

     

    1.3       Approved delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Economic Growth, Environment & Development Services and the Head of Economic Growth to make factual changes to the maps as described in the report where necessary.

     

    11.

    Decision Statement Regarding Longdon Neighbourhood Plan Proceeding to Referendum pdf icon PDF 91 KB

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

                The Cabinet:

     

    1.1       Accepted and agreed to the making of modifications as set out in the ‘Decision Statement’ as updated at the meeting regarding Longdon Neighbourhood Plan proceeding to referendum’ hereby referred to as the Decision Statement. This will enable the Plan to be proceed to the referendum stage.

     

    1.2       Approved the publication of the Decision Statement for the Longdon neighbourhood plan.

     

     

    12.

    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”

    13.

    Friarsgate

    Cabinet is to agree proposed actions to be recommended to Full Council for approval should key milestones highlighted in the development agreement not be achieved by the due date. Cabinet will consider the options bearing in mind the development agreement, risks, funding opportunities, financial implications and legal opinion. It will also consider the implications of any decision on the project and on the council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy. Full Council will consider the Cabinet’s recommendations on 26 June 2018.

     

    The report contains significant financial information relating to the council’s own interests, the interests of the developer, and others. In consequence, this report is to be considered in private as permitted by paragraph 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the report contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the council).

     

    The report also contains advice from the council’s legal advisors. In consequence, this report is to be considered in private as permitted by paragraph 5, Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the report contains information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings.

     

    14.

    To Receive the Minutes of the Asset Strategy Group Meeting Held on 19 April 2018

    The minutes contain references to discussions about parts of the council’s property estate which are, or may become, subject to negotiations with tenants, prospective tenants and prospective purchasers. The Group is not a decision making body so any decisions that need to be made subsequently will be made by the appropriate body or individual in due course. In consequence, these minutes are to be received in private as permitted by paragraph 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the report contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the council).

     

     

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