Agenda and minutes

from 11 Oct, Cabinet
Thursday, 4 October 2018 6:30 pm, MOVED

Venue: Rooms 16/17, Eastleigh House, Upper Market Street, Eastleigh, SO50 9YN

Contact: Laura Johnston, Performance and Governance Lead Specialist (Democratic Services) Tel: 023 8068 8041; Email:  laura.johnston@eastleigh.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

RECOMMENDED ITEMS (REQUIRING A DECISION)

34.

Medium Term Financial Plan 2018/19 to 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Issue

 

To outline the Council’s budget projections for the period 2018/19 to 2023/24 (paper 4).

 

Considerations

 

The report sets out a number of recommendations in relation to the Medium Term Financial Plan.  Cabinet also considered tabled recommendations from the Audit and Resources Committee.

 

RECOMMENDED -

 

(1)          That the Medium Term Financial Plan for 2018/19 to 2023/24  be approved.

 

(2)          That  the parameters for the formulation of the 2018/19 revised and 2019/20 budget  be approved ; and

 

(3)          That the phased reduction of the Council Tax Support Grant Subsidy to parish councils be approved.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)         That the Medium Term Financial Plan be recommended to Council for approval;

 

(2)         That an increase of £900,000 for 2018/19 to cover costs of the local plan process be approved;

 

(3)         That a recurring budget for a permanent staff post within the locality team to enable efforts to be concentrated on enforcement matters (£17,000 in 2018/19 rising to £34,000 from 2019/20) be approved

 

(4)         That a recurring budget to take forward housing initiatives (£10,000 in 2018/19 rising to £20,000 from 2019/20) be approved.

 

(5)         That support to the Hampshire wide business rates retention pilot bid be approved

 

(6)         That the introduction of an Efficiency Strategy be approved and;

 

(7)         That, following a recommendation from the Audit and Resources Committee, Cabinet will continue to monitor the risks and financial implications surrounding the exiting of the European Union.

35.

Community Investment Programme - Disabled Facilities Grant DOCX 30 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Issue

 

To approve expenditure for the Disabled Facilities Grant Programme (paper 6).

 

Considerations

 

Cabinet is asked to consider expenditure on the Disabled Facilities Grant Programme in 2018/19 and 2019/20.

 

RECOMMENDED -

 

That Council approves the changes to the Prudential Indicators as set out in appendix A to the report.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)         That expenditure of £1,250,000 in 2018/19 for the Disabled Facilities Grant Programme to be funded from Government grant and housing capital receipts be approved; and

 

(2)         That expenditure of £1,250,000 in 2019/20 for the Disabled Facilities Grant Programme to be funded from Government grant and housing capital receipts be approved and;

 

 

RESOLVED ITEMS (SUBJECT TO QUESTIONS ONLY)

36.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2018.

Minutes:

RESOLVED -

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2018 be agreed as a correct record.

37.

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare interests in relation to items of business on the agenda.  Any interests declared will be recorded in the Minutes.

Minutes:

Councillor Rupert Kyrle declared a Personal Interest in agenda item 8, Property Transaction, because he is an employee of Royal Mail.

 

38.

Chickenhall Lane Link Road DOCX 178 KB

Minutes:

Issue

 

To reaffirm the Council’s Commitment to supporting the delivery of a link road scheme (paper 5).

 

Considerations

 

Cabinet were reminded of the history of the scheme and reaffirmed their support for the delivery of a link road scheme to deliver both economic and environmental benefits.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)         That efforts made to date and reaffirm its commitment to supporting the delivery of a link road scheme be noted;

(2)         That the Council write to the Secretary of State for Transport to request that the funding agreed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in 2015 be released to enable the project to proceed; and

 

(3)         That the Council calls on Eastleigh MPs to support this paper.

39.

Exempt Business

To consider passing a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 in respect of the following items of business on the grounds that they are likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

The Schedule 12A categories have been amended and are now subject to the public interest test, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  This came into effect on 1 March 2006.

 

It is considered that the following items are exempt from disclosure and that the public interest in not disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Minutes:

RESOLVED -

 

(1)         That, in pursuance of Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they are likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act; and

 

(2)         That, in pursuance of the public interest test, the public interest in disclosing the information contained in the following item of business was outweighed by the public interest in maintaining the exemption.

40.

Property Transactions

41.

Property Transaction

Minutes:

Issue

 

To consider property transactions (paper 9).

 

Considerations

 

The report sets out a number of matters relating to a property transaction.

 

RESOLVED –

 

That the recommendations set out in the report be approved.