Agenda and draft minutes

The Executive
Thursday, 11th October, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: The Board Room, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

Contact: Linden Vernon Email:  linden.vernon@highpeak.gov.uk or Tel: 01538 395613 

Items
No. Item

19/20

Declarations of Interest

i)

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

ii)

Other Interests

 

Minutes:

Councillor Kemp declared an other interest in agenda item 10 Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa – Capital Allocation and Memorandum of Understanding (reason: Derbyshire County Council nominee to Crescent Heritage Trust Board) and withdrew from this meeting for this item.

 

Councillor Kemp declared an other interest in agenda item 14 Alliance Environmental Services – Phase 3 Transfer of Services (reason: Stepson works for Alliance Street Scene Team) and withdrew from this meeting for this item.

 

Councillor Thrane declared an other interest in agenda item 10 Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa – Capital Allocation and Memorandum of Understanding (reason: High Peak Borough Council nominee to Crescent Heritage Trust Board) and withdrew from this meeting for this item.

 

Councillor Thrane declared an other interest in agenda item 12 Pavilion Gardens Concession Award (reason: High Peak Borough Council nominee on High Peak Theatre Trust).

 

19/21

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the Executive held on 9 August 2018 be approved as a correct record, subject to resolution 19/16 being amended to include in principle agreement to the Council being part of the Derbyshire Business Rates Pool application for 2019/2020.

 

 

19/22

Housing Stock Condition pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Minutes:

The report outlined the conclusions following completion of the housing stock condition survey.

 

Options considered:

 

None

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.         That the outcomes of the survey be noted in particular:

o    The assessment of the structural condition of the non-traditional properties  (detailed in Section 9 of the report)

o    The identified Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) hazards (detailed in Section 10 of the report)

o    The position with regard to compliance with the Decent Homes Standard (detailed in Section 11 of the report)

o    The energy rating (RdSAP) assessments (detailed in section 12 of the report).

2.            That the implications for the HRA Business Plan and the financial impact be noted as detailed in Sections 15 and 16 of the report.

3.            That the suggested approach be approved for the ongoing assessment of the stock condition as set out in Section 17 of the report.

 

19/23

Statement of Community Involvement - Approval for Public Consultation pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Council’s Statement of Community Involvement prior to public consultation.

 

Options considered:

 

Option 1 – Decline to approve a Statement of Community Involvement for

consultation. Local planning authorities are required under Section 18 of the

Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) to produce a

Statement of Community Involvement. Not recommended.

Option 2 – Approve a Statement of Community Involvement for consultation. The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) describes how the Council will seek to engage with residents, businesses and other organisations in decision making on planning policy documents and planning applications in the part of the High Peak outside of the Peak District National Park. Recommended.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.            That the contents of the report be noted.

2.            That the draft Statement of Community Involvement be approved so far as enabling the commencement of a consultation exercise to inform a final version of the document to be considered later by Council.

19/24

Government consultations relating to permitted development rights for shale gas exploration and approvals under the National Significant Infrastructure Projects regime pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Council’s response to two current Government consultations relating to permitted development rights for non-hydraulic shale gas exploration and approvals under the National Significant Infrastructure Projects regime respectively.

Options considered:

 

Option 1 (recommended) – respond to the two consultations as recommended in the report, subject to further suggestion by Councillors. This option would ensure that concerns that the Council may have are considered by Government.

Option 2 (not recommended) – do not respond to the two consultations. This option would not enable the Council to inform the Government’s conclusions.

 

RESOLVED: That the contents of the report be noted and an appropriate response  submitted to the Government’s consultations.

 

19/25

Declaration of an Air Quality Management Area on part of the Woodhead Rd (A628), Tintwistle pdf icon PDF 432 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

There was a report ensuring that the Authority meets its legal duty in relation to the Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) as required by the provisions of the Environment Act 1995.

 

Options considered:

 

The Executive was asked to consider the report, and determine whether the evidence provided was sufficient to recommend that an Order under Section 83 of the Environment Act 1995 declaring an Air Quality Management Area be made.

 

RESOLVED: That an Order be made under Section 83 of the Environment Act 1995 declaring an Air Quality Management Area in the form attached at Appendix 2 to the report.

 

 

19/26

To resolve that the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following items because there may be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following items because there may be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. 

 

19/27

To approve the exempt minutes of the previous meeting

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the exempt minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 9 August 2018 be approved as a correct record.

 

19/28

Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa - Capital allocation and Memorandum of Understanding

Minutes:

As Councillors Kemp and Thrane had declared their interests the meeting was inquorate for this item and would be considered as an Individual Executive Decision.

 

19/29

Local Authority Accelerated Construction Programme (LAAC)

Minutes:

The report updated the Executive on the Council’s bid to Homes England for funding under the Local Authority Accelerated Construction (LAAC) programme and sought approval for the next steps.

 

19/30

Pavilion Gardens Concession Award

Minutes:

The report provided detail of the outcome of the Concession Contract procurement exercise undertaken for the Pavilion Gardens operation.

 

19/31

Carelink Model

Minutes:

The report proposed interim changes to the way the Carelink Service is delivered, managed and charged for, including the creation of capacity for the team to deliver additional functions.

19/32

Alliance Environmental Services - Phase 3 Transfer of Services

Minutes:

Councillor Kemp had declared an other interest and withdrew from this meeting for this item.

 

The purpose of the report was to agree the process for the transfer of further Council functions to Alliance Environmental Services (AES).