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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
REPORTS FOR INFORMATION
11 PORTFOLIO HOLDER DECISIONS
To note any recent Portfolio Holder Decisions.
12 FORWARD PLAN
To note the current Forward Plan.
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.