Cabinet, Monday, 4 November 2019
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet. The meeting will commence at 6.30 pm.
NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIAL DECISIONS
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 7 October 2019
6 COUNTY WIDE JOINT FRAMEWORK DOCUMENT TO ENABLE A SOMERSET CLIMATE STRATEGY
The aim of the framework is intended to give the public an understanding of what areas of focus are currently proposed as priorities in the development of the strategy.
7 PROJECT TO CREATE A NETWORK OF FOOTPATHS AND CYCLE PATHS ACROSS THE MENDIP DISTRICT
This item has been withdrawn from the 4 November 2019 Cabinet agenda, in order to allow consideration of submissions received and consultation with the equestrian community.
This report reviews the benefits to the environment, the health of our communities and the economic opportunities that creating an integrated network of footpaths and cycle paths across Mendip would bring.
It proposes that a project is developed and taken forward to deliver such a network, identifying the broad areas of work that such a project will need to carry out.
8 MENDIP MARKETS STRATEGY 2019 - 2024
This report seeks the Cabinet's endorsement of the Mendip Markets Strategy.
The objective of the Market Strategy is to:-
- Proactively manage our markets
- Contribute towards maintaining frontline services
- Support development of the local economy
9 EVENT AND FILMING STRATEGY 2019 - 2024
- This report is to instigate the adoption of the Event & Filming Strategy 2019-2024.
- The objective of the Event and Filming Strategic Review is to:-
- The importance of outdoor events to the economy of Mendip
- To clearly outline MDC's role in events and filming across the district
- To align with Mendip District Council's corporate priorities
- Support local communities with local events,
- Promoting enterprise and learning
- Improving health and well-being and community involvement
REPORTS FOR INFORMATION
10 PORTFOLIO HOLDER DECISIONS
To note any recent Portfolio Holder Decisions.
11 FORWARD PLAN
To note the current Forward Plan.
12 MINUTES FOR INFORMATION
To note any recent minutes from other relevant committees
13 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any business that the Chair considers is urgent.
EXEMPT AND CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS
14 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 item 15 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).
CIRCULATION OF PAPERS
In accordance with Section 100B (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, reports and documents relating to item 15 disclosing exempt or confidential information have been distributed only to elected members and officers of the Council.
15 CONTRACT OPTIONS PAPER
16 PREVIOUS MINUTES - CONFIDENTIAL ELEMENT