Cabinet, Monday, 6 July 2020

This meeting will be held at 6.30 pm. This will be a virtual meeting.

You can view the live stream of the meeting by clicking this link and selecting 'Watch on the web instead.

APPROVED MINUTES

Icon for pdf Approved Cabinet Minutes 06.07.20 [237.11KB]

UPDATING

Icon for pdf Cabinet Updating 06.07.20 [274.53KB]

NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIAL DECISIONS

Icon for pdf URGENT Notice of Confidential Decisions to be made by Cabinet on 06.07.20 - Boyles Cross Future Management Arrangements [65.69KB]
Icon for pdf URGENT Notice of Confidential Decisions to be made by Cabinet on 06.07.20 - Electric Vehicle Charging Points [65.97KB]

NOTICE OF DECISIONS

Icon for pdf URGENT Notice of Decisions to be made by Cabinet on 06.07.20 - Introduction of the New Pavement Licence [64.98KB]
Icon for pdf URGENT Notice of Decisions to be made by Cabinet on 06.07.20 - Local Development Scheme [64.97KB]

AGENDA

Icon for pdf Item 00 Cabinet Agenda 06.07.20 [248.94KB]

1          CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS       

  • The Chair will give their announcements.
  • The Chair will explain the procedure for Virtual Meetings.
  • Mobile phones should be set to silent

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 1 June 2020

Icon for pdf Item 05 Previous Cabinet Minutes 01.06.20 [286.52KB]

6          MENDIP HEALTH AND WELLBEING BOARD UPDATE                        

The Council chairs, facilitates and coordinates the work of the Mendip Health and Wellbeing Board to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities within Mendip. This is an update on progress and next steps.

Icon for pdf Item 06a Mendip Health and Wellbeing Board - Update July 2020 [581.22KB]
Icon for pdf Item 06b Mendip Health and Wellbeing Board - Action Plan Summary 2019-2020 [222.7KB]

7          COVID-19 EMERGENCY GRANTS AND LOANS - REVIEW     

The Monitoring Officer will give a verbal update.

8          OUTTURN BUDGET MONITORING REPORT

Report to follow.

9          DEVELOPMENT OF THE MENDIP BUSINESS SUPPORT HUB                       

This paper provides information regarding the Mendip Business Support Hub which will re-focus the way services are provided to businesses in the District that are seeking support and advice from the Council.

Icon for pdf Item 09 Development of the Mendip Business Support Hub [387.63KB]

10        LOCAL PLAN - LOCAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME                                            

This report seeks approval for an updated Local Development Scheme and follows a recommendation agreed at Cabinet on 6 January 2020 to review the adopted Local Plan.

Icon for pdf Item 10 Local Plan - Local Development Scheme [439.79KB]

11        SOCIAL HOUSING DELIVERY PROGRAMME                                                    

This report is a statement of intent to initiate a programme to commence delivery of the Council's corporate objective to provide more affordable and social housing in the district. The programme focuses on the potential of the Council's land assets. 

Icon for pdf Item 11 Social Housing Delivery Programme [107.23KB]

12        WEED MANAGEMENT PLAN                                                                                

In September 2019, it was reported to Cabinet, that whilst the Council's use of Glyphosate was limited, there was a further opportunity to remove it entirely from use within the Ground Care and Street Scene environments and a replacement sought to allow a suitable weed action plan to be put in place.

Icon for pdf Item 12a Weed Management Plan [166.75KB]
Icon for pdf Item 12b Weed Management Appendix A - Options [222.86KB]
Icon for pdf Item 12c Weed Management UPDATING [149.03KB]

REPORTS FOR INFORMATION

13        PORTFOLIO HOLDER DECISIONS                                                                      

To note any recent Portfolio Holder Decisions.

Icon for pdf Item 13a 2020 327 May - Grass Cutting and Rewilding [178.86KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13b 2020 328 May - Markets Rent Free Period [185.62KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13c 2020 329 June - Free Car Parking [187.29KB]
Icon for pdf Item 13d 2020 330 June - Fusion [167.02KB]

14        FORWARD PLAN                                                                                                    

To note the current Forward Plan.

Icon for pdf Item 14 Mendip District Council Forward Plan [400.47KB]

15        MINUTES FOR INFORMATION                                                                             

To note any recent minutes from other relevant committees

Draft Scrutiny Board Minutes 20 May 2020

Icon for pdf Item 15 Draft Scrutiny Board Minutes 20.05.20 [223.92KB]

16        URGENT BUSINESS                                                                                           

To consider any business that the Chair considers is urgent.

Icon for pdf Item 16 Introduction of the new Pavement Licence [233.21KB]

17        IMMEDIATE PROVISION OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINTS

This report outlines findings of the procurement exercise requested at February's Cabinet, in seeking suppliers willing to apply EV charging infrastructure at no cost to the Council. If there is a wish to discuss the confidential Appendix Three, a vote will be taken on whether to take this item into confidential session.  See item 19.

Icon for pdf Item 17a Immediate Provision of Electric Vehicle Charging Points [122.76KB]
Icon for pdf Item 17b Immediate Provision of Electric Vehicle Charging Points Appendix One - Initial Cabinet Report [664.55KB]
Icon for pdf Item 17c Immediate Provision of Electric Vehicle Charging Points Appendix One - Specification [318.4KB]
Icon for pdf Item 17d Immediate Provision of Electric Vehicle Charging Points Appendix Two - List of Car Parks [2.71MB]
Icon for pdf Item 17f Immediate Provision of Electric Vehicle Charging Points Appendix Four - Climate Change Assessment Toolkit [278.11KB]

18        BOYLE CROSS - RESPONSIBILITY AND LAND OWNERSHIP           

This report seeks the endorsement of Cabinet to lease or transfer the land at Boyle Cross in Frome in its entirety to Frome Town Council (FTC). If there is a wish to discuss the confidential Appendices 1 and 2, a vote will be taken on whether to take this item into confidential session.  See item 19.

Icon for pdf Item 18a Boyle Cross Responsibility and Land Ownership [183.77KB]

EXEMPT AND CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS 

19        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 discussion of the appendices attached to 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).

 

CIRCULATION OF PAPERS 

In accordance with Section 100B (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, reports and documents relating to items 17 and 18 disclosing exempt or confidential information have been distributed only to elected members and officers of the Council.