Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Monday, 3rd December, 2018 11.00 am

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    Items
    No. Item

    61.

    Apologies

    To receive any apologies for absence.

    Minutes:

    Apologies for absence were received from Councillors J S Back and M J Holloway.

    62.

    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:

    There were no declarations of interest.

    63.

    Record of Decisions pdf icon PDF 76 KB

    The Decisions of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 5 November 2018 numbered CAB 49 to CAB 60 (inclusive) are attached.

    Minutes:

    It was agreed that the decisions of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 5 November 2018, as detailed in decision numbers CAB 49 to CAB 60, be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

    64.

    Notice of Forthcoming Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 54 KB

    An extract from 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.

    65.

    Opportunities for Sustainable Street-Lighting Works pdf icon PDF 81 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:

     

    (a)  That the Director of Environment and Corporate Assets, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Property Management and Environmental Health, be authorised to tender, award and manage the contract for the reinstatement of previously removed street-lights, the removal and replacement of street-lights identified as nearing end of life, and the conversion of all Dover District Council-owned lights to LED.

     

    (b)  That the Director of Finance, Housing and Community be authorised, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Corporate Resources and Performance, to determine the most appropriate means of funding for the LED conversion and structural replacement contract.

    66.

    Membership of Project Advisory Groups

    The Labour Group has requested that the following appointments be made to the Project Advisory Groups:

     

     

    Name of Project Advisory Group

    Member to remove

    Member to add

    Dover Town Centre and Waterfront PAG

    M R Eddy

    J M Heron

    Commercial Investment PAG

    M R Eddy

    P M Wallace

    Investment Advisory Group

    M R Eddy

    P M Wallace

     

     

     

    Minutes:

    It was agreed that the following Members should replace Councillor M R Eddy on the Project Advisory Groups:

     

    Dover Town Centre and Waterfront PAG - Councillor J M Heron

    Commercial Investment – Councillor P M Wallace

    Investment Advisory Group – Councillor P M Wallace

    67.

    Exclusion of the Press and Public pdf icon PDF 40 KB

    The recommendation is attached.

     

    MATTERS WHICH THE MANAGEMENT TEAM SUGGESTS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN PRIVATE AS THE REPORT CONTAINS EXEMPT INFORMATION AS DEFINED WITHIN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 12A OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AS INDICATED AND IN RESPECT OF WHICH THE PROPER OFFICER CONSIDERS THAT THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN MAINTAINING THE EXEMPTION OUTWEIGHS THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN DISCLOSING THE INFORMATION

    Minutes:

    That, in accordance with the provisions of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2000, the press and the public be excluded during consideration of the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

    68.

    Grant of Easement Over Matthews Close Ditch, Deal

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

     

    Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Property Management and Environmental Health

    Minutes:

    It was agreed:

     

    (a)  That the principle of granting an easement to Quinn Estates for the construction and use as a road only over Matthews Close ditch to facilitate the development of Wallers Field be approved.

     

    (b)  That the Director of Environment and Corporate Assets be authorised, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Property Management and Environmental Health, to finalise the terms of the easement.

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