Cabinet, Monday 10 October 2016
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet. The meeting will commence at 6.30 pm.
This document gives notice of decisions that will be made during private session. If you believe any of these decisions should be made in public session please contact the Committee Services team.
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mobile phones should be switched to silent.
An induction loop is fitted in the Council Chamber. Anyone who is a hearing aid user should switch their hearing aid to position 'T'.
The Chair will explain the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency.
2 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting.
3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
4 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a) Items on the agenda
b) Items not on the agenda
5 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 12 September 2016
6 4 YEAR FINANCE SETTLEMENT ACCEPTANCE
The report summarises the implications, process and timeline for the four year financial settlement offer and seeks approval of the offer.
7 LOCAL ENFORCEMENT PLAN
The Council's Planning Enforcement Policy was last updated in March 2011. Changes to legislation and guidance since that time have resulted in the need for the policy to be updated to reflect those changes. In particular the National Planning Policy Framework at paragraph 207 recommends that all Local Planning Authorities publish a Local Enforcement Plan. This document brings Mendip District Council in line with that recommendation.
REPORTS FOR INFORMATION
8 PORTFOLIO HOLDER DECISIONS
To note any recent Portfolio Holder Decisions.
9 FORWARD PLAN
To note the current Forward Plan.
10 MINUTES FOR INFORMATION
Scrutiny Board Minutes 22 August 2016
Wells Recreation Ground Trust Minutes 01 August 2016
Audit Committee Minutes 10 August 2016
11 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any business that the Chair considers is urgent.
EXEMPT AND CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS
12 EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
Cabinet is asked to consider whether a resolution should be passed to exclude the press and public from the meeting during items 17 and 18 on the grounds that exempt information (as defined in Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972) of the following description is likely to be disclosed:
Category 1 information relating to any individual
Category 2 information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual
Category 3 information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including those of the Council)
13 IRRECOVERABLE ARREARS - NATIONAL NON-DOMESTIC RATES
The Board is asked to consider the arrears which are submitted as irrecoverable for the reasons stated.
CIRCULATION OF PAPERS
In accordance with Section 100B(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, reports and documents relating to items 17 - 18 disclosing exempt or confidential information have been distributed only to elected members and officers of the Council.