Cabinet, Monday, 11 September 2017

This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet. The meeting will commence at 6.30 pm. An agenda will be published 7 days ahead of the meeting.

APPROVED MINUTES
Icon for pdf Approved Cabinet Minutes 11.09.17 [68.68KB]

AGENDA

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 07 August 2017.
Icon for pdf Item 05 Previous Cabinet Minutes 07.08.17 [239.71KB]

6          MTRS BUDGET MONITORING 2017/18 - QUARTER 1
The report summarises the forecast outturn position of the Council's Medium Term Resource Strategy for the 2017/18 financial year, based on Quarter 1 projections.
Icon for pdf Item 06a MTRS Budget Monitoring 2017-18 - Quarter 1 [208.35KB]
Icon for pdf Item 06b MTRS Budget Monitoring 2017-18 - Quarter 1 Appendix [170.37KB]

7          DISCRETIONARY BUSINESS RATE RELIEF
In the Spring Budget of 2017, the Chancellor announced a range of measures designed to provide some relief to the business ratepayers who were most affected by the national revaluation of rateable valuations, effective from April 2017. As such a Draft Policy report is provided, with a preferred recommendation that is considered the most suitable for Mendip Council and our local business ratepayers. 
Icon for pdf Item 07a Discretionary Business Rate Relief [218.69KB]
Icon for pdf Item 07b Discretionary Business Rate Relief - Mendips Discretionary Business Rates Policy 2017 [268.88KB]

8          INTRODUCTION OF COST RECOVERY FEE FOR FOOD HYGIENE RATING SCHEME RE-VISITS (FHRS)
Cabinet is recommended to APPROVE the proposal to charge a fee of £160 for a FHRS re-score assessment from 1st January 2018.
Icon for pdf Item 08 Introduction of Cost Recover Fee for Food Hygiene Rating Scheme re-visits [171.16KB]

9          PUBLIC SPACE PROTECTION ORDERS
The report seeks to support adoption of the Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) as based on findings from the consultation process with the view that following introduction will aid the Authority and Police to contribute to ensuring the district is a safe place to live, work and visit.
Icon for pdf Item 09a Public Space Protection Orders [197.76KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09b Public Space Protection Orders - Appendix A Equality Impact Assessment [261.98KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09c Public Space Protection Orders - Appendix B(i) Kennel Club Response [127.03KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09d Public Space Protection Orders - Appendix B(ii) Dogs Trust [205.63KB]

10        PUBLIC SPACE PROTECTION ORDER FOR BERKLEY MARSH
The purpose of this report is to update Members in regard to the Temporary Road Closure at Berkley Marsh and to approve the making of a Public Space Protection Order under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 to permanently close the road to vehicular traffic
Icon for pdf Item 10 Public Space Protection Order for Berkley Marsh [269.49KB]

REPORTS FOR INFORMATION

11        PORTFOLIO HOLDER DECISIONS
To note any recent Portfolio Holder Decisions.
Icon for pdf Item 11a 2017 280 August The Mead, Holcombe [239.09KB]
Icon for pdf Item 11b 2017 281 August - Boxworks Management [283.07KB]

12        FORWARD PLAN         
To note the current Forward Plan.
Icon for pdf Item 12 Mendip District Council Forward Plan [345.19KB]

13        MINUTES FOR INFORMATION       
To note any draft minutes.  None on this occasion.

14        URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any business that the Chair considers is urgent.