Agenda and decisions

    Venue: The Committee Room

    Contact: Mark Hooper 

    Items
    No. Item

    1.

    Apologies for Absence

    2.

    Declarations of Interest

    3.

    Calculation of Business Rates 2019/20, Council Tax Base for 2019/20 and the Projected Collection Funded Surplus / Deficit for 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 521 KB

    Decision:

    1.1          That Council be recommended to approve an update to Council Tax discounts:

     

    ·      To remove the 2 month period for unoccupied and unfurnished domestic property from 1 April 2019.

    ·      To update the discounts on long term empty properties of 2 years or more:

     

    1.   From 1 April 2019 an increase up to 200% (currently 150%).

    2.   From 1 April 2020 for properties empty for less than 5 years up to 200% and at least 5 years up to 300%.

    3.   From 1 April 2021 for properties empty for less than 5 years up to 200%, at least 5 years but less than 10 years up to 300% and at least 10 years up to 400%.

     

    1.2          That Council be recommended to approve in accordance with the relevant legislation and regulations, the Council Taxbase (Band D residential properties) for Lichfield District for the financial year 2019/20 of 38,010.8 (non-approval of 2.1 would reduce the Taxbase by 171.5 to 37,839.3).

     

    1.3          That the estimated Council Tax Collection fund Surplus of (£230,300) and the estimated Business Rates Collection Fund surplus of (£529,800) for 2018/19 be noted.

     

    1.4          That Authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for Finance and Democracy and the Chief Financial Officer (Section 151) to complete and certify the NNDR1 for 2019/20 on behalf of the Council.

     

    4.

    Money Matters 2018/19: Review of Financial Performance against the Financial Strategy April to September 2018 pdf icon PDF 649 KB

    Decision:

    1.1     The Cabinet noted the report and issues raised within and that Leadership Team with Cabinet Members will continue to closely monitor and manage the Medium Term Financial Strategy 2017-22.

    5.

    Brownfield Land Register 2018 pdf icon PDF 147 KB

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    1.1     The Cabinet approved the Lichfield District Council Brownfield Land Register (Part 1) 2018 for publication.

     

    6.

    Statement of Community Involvement - Revision pdf icon PDF 112 KB

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    1.2     The Cabinet agreed the Draft Statement of Community Involvement and that it be consulted upon from 2nd January to 1st February 2019. 

    7.

    Update for Appendix A of Sustainable Design Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 117 KB

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    1.1     The Cabinet approved the updated Sustainable Design Supplementary Planning Document –‘Space about Dwellings and Amenity Standards for all Development’ for the purposes of undertaking public consultation.

     

    1.2     The Cabinet approved the consultation period and methods proposed at paragraphs 3.7 - 3.9of the Cabinet report.

     

    1.3     Authority was delegated to the Cabinet Member for Economic Growth, Environment & Development Services in consultation with the Head of Economic Growth to make any minor changes to the appearance, format and text prior to consultation in the interests of clarity and accuracy.

     

    8.

    Conservation Area Appraisals and Management Plans for Wall and Wigginton pdf icon PDF 1005 KB

    Decision:

    1.1     The Cabinet noted the results of the consultation, supported the final appraisal and management plans and recommended them to be submitted to Council for approval.

     

    1.2     The Cabinet supported the proposed boundary changes to the Conservation Areas as shown on the maps in Appendix B of the report and recommended them to be submitted to Council for approval.

     

    1.3     That Cabinet supported the proposal to add the properties listed in Appendix C of the report to the Register of Buildings of Special Local Interest and recommends these additions to the Register, to be submitted to Council for approval.

     

    9.

    Designation of a New Conservation Area for Drayton Bassett pdf icon PDF 310 KB

    Decision:

    1.1       The Cabinet noted the results of the consultation and supported the designation of a new Conservation Area in Drayton Bassett as shown in Appendix B of the report and recommended submission to Council for approval.

     

    1.2       The Cabinet supported the final appraisal and management plans and recommended submission to Council for approval.

     

    1.3       The Cabinet noted the properties proposed for addition to the Register of Buildings of Special Local Interest and supported these additions to the Register, and recommended submission to Council for approval.

     

    10.

    Decision Statement Regarding Fradley Neighbourhood Plan proceeding to Referendum pdf icon PDF 90 KB

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    1.2     The Cabinet accepted and agreed to the making of modifications as set out in the ‘Decision Statement regarding Fradley Neighbourhood Plan proceeding to referendum’ hereby referred to as the Decision Statement. This will enable the Plan to be proceed to the referendum stage.

    2.2     The Cabinet approved the publication of the Decision Statement for the Fradley neighbourhood plan.

     

    11.

    To Receive the Minutes of the Parish Forum pdf icon PDF 60 KB

    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.

    Building Control Shared Service

    This report is to be considered in private since it contains exempt information (as defined by Paragraph 4, Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972) relating to employees of the Authority.

     

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