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Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre Folkestone

Contact: Shirlee Chatterton 

Items
No. Item

15.

Filming of Cabinet meeting

Minutes:

A request from a member of the public had been received to film the Cabinet meeting.

 

Proposed by Councillor David Monk

Seconded by Councillor Russell Tillson and

 

RESOLVED: To allow filming of the Cabinet meeting.

 

(Voting: For 10; Against 0; Abstentions 0)

16.

Declarations of interest

Members of the Cabinet should declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or any other significant interests in any item/s on this agenda. 

Minutes:

Councillor Alan Clifton-Holt declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in minute 20, report, C/13/15, Core Strategy local Plan, because some of his family are affected by the plan. He left the room during discussions and voting on this item.

17.

Minutes

To consider and approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 19 June 2013.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 19 June 2013 were submitted, agreed and signed by the Leader of the Council.

18.

Princes Parade Project Update - Decision number 13/013

Report C/13/13 outlines the progress made regarding the Princes Parade project since Cabinet last considered this matter on 19 December 2012.  The report provides Cabinet with the results of the second stage consultation and a revised plan to take the project forward.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Report C/13/13 outlines the progress made regarding the Princes Parade project since Cabinet last considered this matter on 19 December 2012. The report provides Cabinet with the results of the second stage consultation and a revised plan to take the project forward.

 

Proposed by Councillor Alan Clifton-Holt

Seconded by Councillor John Collier and

 

RESOLVED;

1.      To receive and note report C/13/13.

2.      To authorise the Head of Strategic Projects to continue with the project as outlined in section 4 of the report.

3.      That the Head of Strategic Projects provides a further report to Cabinet at the next appropriate stage in the project.

 

(Voting: For 10; Against 0; Abstentions 0)

 

Reasons for decisions:

a)      It is an appropriate stage in the project for Cabinet to be updated;

b)      Cabinet is asked to agree the revised project plan.

19.

Grounds Maintenance Service - Update and Result of Procurement Exercise - Decision number 13/014

Report C/13/14 to update Cabinet on the progress made since the service was last considered by Cabinet on 20 July 2011 and on the results of the procurement exercise.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Report C/13/14 to update Cabinet on the progress made since the service was last considered by Cabinet on 20 July 2011 and on the results of the procurement exercise.

 

The Community Overview Community Committee considered this item at its meeting on 8 Jul 2013. It resolved to note the presentation and thank Mr Chambers for his update on the Grounds Maintenance Service.

 

Proposed by Councillor David Monk

Seconded by Councillor Stuart Peall and

 

resolved:

1.      To receive and note report C/13/14.

2.      Not to award a contract, to retain the service in house and instruct the Head of Strategic Projects to bring a report back to a future meeting of Cabinet that considers the options for the future provision of the service.

 

(Voting: For 9; Against 0; Abstentions 0)

 

Reasons for decisions:

Cabinet is asked to consider the update results of the procurement exercise and decide whether it wishes to outsource the grounds maintenance service.

20.

Core Strategy Local Plan - Decision number 13/015

Report C/13/15considers the report received from the Planning Inspector regarding the soundness of the Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan and sets out the process required for formal adoption. It also considers the measures necessary to deliver the Core Strategy objectives.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Report C/13/15 considers the report received from the Planning Inspector regarding the soundness of the Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan and sets out the process required for formal adoption. It also considers the measures necessary to deliver the Core Strategy objectives.

 

Proposed by Councillor David Monk

Seconded by Councillor Russell Tillson and

 

RESOLVED:

1.             To receive and note report C/13/15.

2.             To agree the process for adopting the Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan.

3.             To note the Inspector’s report and to ask Full Council to adopt the Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan as modified.

4.             To authorise the Head of Planning Services to agree minor modifications to the final document, for the purpose of accuracy and clarity, in consultation with the Leader of the Council

5.             To confirm the Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan, incorporating the main modifications, be treated as key material consideration in the determination of planning applications prior to its formal adoption by full Council.

6.             To note the further measures necessary to deliver the Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan.

 

(Voting: For 7; Against 0; Abstentions 0)

 

Reason for decisions:

In order to allow the Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan to proceed to adoption