Agenda and draft minutes

The Executive - Thursday, 7th April, 2022 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

22/56

Declarations of Interest

i)

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

ii)

Other Interests

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations made.

22/57

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 10 February 2022 be approved as a correct record.

22/58

Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The purpose of the report is to present the Council’s Annual Report for 2020/21, this is a core document which compares High Peak’s performance and costs with councils in the East Midlands region and nationally, and highlights further action where needed.  The report had been considered by Corporate Select Committee on 28 March 2022.

 

Options considered:    This report was for information with no decision required of the Committee.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the findings of the benchmarking exercises and the additional priority actions for the Corporate Plan suggested for the following 12 months be noted.

 

22/59

Performance Framework 2022/25 pdf icon PDF 225 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report provided members with an opportunity to scrutinise the draft Performance Framework and associated targets for 2022/25.  The report had been considered at a Performance Framework Workshop on 14 March and Corporate Select Committee on 28 March, and the additional recommendations made were set out within the report.

 

Options considered:    Members are asked to consider the proposed targets and to suggest amendments if they consider that they are necessary. A Performance Framework Workshop took place on 14 March where it was resolved that a new measure around housing land supply should be included.

 

It was noted that pending further discussion, there may be some amendments to the monitoring and reporting on climate change measures.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That, subject to the inclusion of the recommendations from Corporate Select Committee set out at paragraph 3.3 of the report, the Performance Framework for 2022/25 be approved.

22/60

Review of Equality Objectives pdf icon PDF 237 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report proposed revised Equality Objectives for the Council and the adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (“HRA”) definition of antisemitism.  The report had been considered by Corporate Select Committee on 28 March 2022.

 

Options considered:    To approve, or not, the recommendations within the report

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.     That the revised Equality Objectives be adopted; and

2.     That the IHRA definition of antisemitism, together with its illustrative examples, be adopted incorporating it as an appendix to the Council’s Equality and Diversity Policy.

22/61

Revised Private Sector Housing Renewal Assistance Policy 2021-26 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report set out the draft revised Private Sector Housing Renewal Assistance Policy for High Peak Borough Council following public consultation.  The draft Strategy had been considered by Community Select Committee on 9 March 2022.

 

Options considered:    Public consultation had been undertaken on the draft Policy, the details of which were set out in the report.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the revised High Peak Private Sector Housing Renewal Assistance Policy for 2021 – 26 be approved.

22/62

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 press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item of business as there may be disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

22/63

To approve the exempt minutes of the previous meeting

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the exempt minutes of the meeting held on 10 February 2022 be approved as a correct record.

22/64

John Betts

Minutes:

Councillor Barrow thanked John Betts on behalf of the Executive for all his work for the Council and conveyed their best wishes for the future.