Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Monday, 4th December, 2017 11.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Council Offices. View directions

Contact: Kate Batty-Smith  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

106.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

It was noted that there were no apologies for absence.

107.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 37 KB

To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.

Minutes:

Councillor N S Kenton declared a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in Agenda Item 7 (Dover District Council Authority Monitoring Report 2016/17) by reason that he owned land that was included in the Authority Monitoring Report.

108.

Record of Decisions pdf icon PDF 126 KB

The Decisions of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 6 and 20 November 2017 numbered CAB 87 to CAB 105 (inclusive) are attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was agreed that the Records of Decisions of the meetings held on 6 and 20 November 2017 numbered CAB 87 to CAB 105 be approved as correct records and signed by the Chairman.

109.

Notice of Forthcoming Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 38 KB

The Notice of Forthcoming Key Decisions is included in the agenda to enable the Cabinet to identify future agenda items of public interest that should be subject to pre-Cabinet scrutiny.

Minutes:

It was agreed that there were no forthcoming Key Decisions identified for pre-Cabinet scrutiny at this stage.

110a

Update on the Regent Cinema pdf icon PDF 41 KB

To consider the recommendations of the Scrutiny (Policy and Performance) Committee (to follow).

Minutes:

It was agreed that the Scrutiny (Policy and Performance) Committee’s recommendation, made at its meeting held on 14 November 2017 (Minute No 95), be approved.

110b

Performance Report - Second Quarter 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To consider the recommendations of the Scrutiny (Policy and Performance) Committee (to follow).

Minutes:

It was agreed:

 

(a)  That the Scrutiny (Policy and Performance) Committee’s endorsement of Cabinet decision CAB 99, made at its meeting held on 14 November 2017 (Minute No 96), be acknowledged.

 

(b)  That Cabinet decision CAB 99 be reaffirmed.

111.

Confirmation of Article 4 Direction on Nelson Street, Deal Conservation Area pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To consider the attached report of the Chief Executive.

 

Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Built Environment

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was agreed that the District of Dover (Nelson Street, Deal Conservation Area) Town and Country Planning Direction Number 1 of 2017 Article 4 Direction, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report, be confirmed.

112.

Dover District Council Authority Monitoring Report 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To consider the attached report of the Chief Executive.

 

Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Built Environment

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was agreed that the Authority Monitoring Report 2016/17, as set out at Appendix 1 to the report, be approved, noting the revised figure of 5.65 years’ supply of land for housing, and made available on the Council’s website.

113.

Kent Homechoice pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider the attached report of the Director of Finance, Housing and Community.

 

Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Built Environment

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was agreed that the extension of the Kent Homechoice Partnership Agreement for a period of 5 years be approved.

114.

River Dour Enhancement Work and Repairs to Dolphin House Garages pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To consider the attached report of the Director of Environment and Corporate Assets.

 

Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Property Management and Environmental Health

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was agreed that the business case to carry out riverside enhancement works and repairs to the Dolphin House garages be approved.

115.

Overnight Opening of Deal Pier pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider the attached report of the Director of Environment and Corporate Assets.

 

Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Property Management and Environmental Health

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was agreed that a reduction in overnight opening at Deal Pier to once a month, from April to November, be approved.

116.

Changes to Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To consider the attached report of the Director of Governance.

 

Responsibility: Leader of the Council

Minutes:

It was agreed that the following appointments to outside bodies be approved (terms to expire in May 2018 unless stated):

 

Dover Coastal Community Team                                          Councillor Nigel Collor (in replacement of Cllr Morris)

 

Deal & Sandwich Coastal Community Team                        Councillor M J Holloway (in replacement of Cllr Murphy)

 

Dover District Volunteering Centre                                         Councillor M J Holloway

 

East Kent Housing Dover Area Tenants’                                Councillor Jim Back

Board

 

East Kent Spatial Development Company                             Councillor Keith Morris

 

Kent Forum                                                                             Councillor Keith Morris

 

Local Government Association –                                           Councillor Keith Morris

General Assembly

 

Mary Hougham Almshouses                                                  Councillor Peter Jull

(4-Year Term)

                                                                                               

Police and Crime Panel for Kent                                            Councillor M J Holloway

 

St Edmund of Abingdon Memorial Trust                                Councillor Nigel Collor

(5-Year Term)

 

South East England Councils                                                 Councillor Keith Morris

 

Tourism South East                                                                Councillor M J Holloway