Agenda and minutes

Cabinet - Tuesday, 6th June, 2017 2.30 pm

Venue: The Council Chamber, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek. View directions

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Minutes:

         The Minutes of the meeting held on 28 March 2017 were approved.

 

2.

Declarations of Interest, if any

1.    Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

2.    Other Interests

Minutes:

There were no declarations made.

3.

Cabinet Portfolios

Minutes:

The Leader announced that, for reasons of due diligence, Councillor Johnson had temporarily stepped down from his Cabinet position whilst a personal planning application was considered by the Authority.  The portfolio for Leisure, Sport, Parks, Countryside and Housing would be overseen by Councillor Bowen in the interim period.

4.

Joint Consultative Committee Minutes 18.5.17 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Minutes:

DECISION:   That the Minutes of the Local Joint Employees Consultative Committee held on 18 May 2017 be received, and the recommendations contained therein approved.

 

5.

Appointment of Member Development Champion

Minutes:

DECISION:      That Councillor D. Shaw be appointed as the Member Development Champion for the ensuing Municipal Year.

 

6.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Minutes:

DECISION:   That the Forward Plan for the period June to August 2017 be approved for publication.

 

7.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The Chair to Move:-

 

“That, pursuant to Section 100A(2) and (4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings whereby it is likely that confidential information as defined in Section 100A (3) of the Act would be disclosed to the public in breach of the obligation of confidence or exempt information as defined in Section 100 I (1) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act would be disclosed to the public by virtue of the Paragraphs indicated.”

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED  -  That, pursuant to Section 100A(2) and (4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings whereby it is likely that confidential information as defined in Section 100A (3) of the Act would be disclosed to the public in breach of the obligation of confidence or exempt information as defined in Section 100 I (1)  of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act would be disclosed to the public by virtue of the Paragraphs indicated.

 

SUMMARY OF EXEMPT ITEMS

8.

Cornhill Masterplan Delivery

Minutes:

The Cabinet approved a report which provided an update on the progress of the delivery of the Cornhill area masterplan and detailed the next steps to bring the delivery forward.

 

9.

Delivering Commercial Units

Minutes:

The Cabinet approved a report that updated Cabinet on progress since the report for Accelerating Business Growth in October 2016, informed the Cabinet of the need, demand and supply of commercial units in the District and sought permission for Council led actions for enhancing and adding to the current stock to support business growth in the District

10.

Joint Venture Company for the Delivery of Waste Collection, Street Cleansing, Grounds Maintenance & Fleet Management Services - Governance Arrangements and Implementation

Minutes:

 

The Cabinet approved a report which:

 

·         Considered the progress made with implementation of the joint venture company and transfer of services;

·         Sought to agree the governance arrangements to allow the new company to be fully established;

·         Sought to agree the service specification, service delivery and performance framework for the services to be transferred in the first phase (High Peak waste collection services only); and

·         Considered the recommendation from the Joint Waste Working Group on the governance arrangements, future scrutiny and actions necessary to improve / maintain recycling performance. 

11.

Feasibility of new market in Cheadle

Minutes:

The Cabinet approved a report to investigate the viability and financial impact of launching and managing a new, weekly traditional market in Cheadle on greyhound walk on a one-year trial basis on the terms set out in the report.