Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet
Monday, 2nd September, 2019 11.05 am

Venue: Council Chamber. View directions

Contact: Kate Batty-Smith  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

50.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

51.

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.

52.

Record of Decisions pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The decisions of the special meeting of the Cabinet held on 5 August 2019 numbered CAB 32 to CAB 44 (inclusive) are attached.

Minutes:

It was agreed that the decisions of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 5 August 2019, as detailed in decision numbers CAB 32 to CAB 44, be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.   

53.

Consultation on Council Tax Support Scheme 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To consider the attached recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Minutes:

It was agreed:

 

(a)   That the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s endorsement of Cabinet decision CAB 39, made at its meeting held on 6 August 2019 (Minute No 8), be acknowledged, thanking the Committee for its helpful comments.

 

(b)   That Cabinet decision CAB 39 be reaffirmed.

54.

Nominations to Project Advisory Groups pdf icon PDF 41 KB

To consider the attached recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Minutes:

It was agreed that the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s recommendations, made at its meeting held on 6 August 2019 (Minute No 9), be approved as follows:

 

(i)            Councillor L A Keen to be appointed to the Investment Advisory Group in her capacity as Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

 

(ii)           Councillor C D Zosseder to be appointed to the Local Plan Project Advisory Group in her capacity as a member of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

 

 

55.

Fire Precaution Works - Award of Contract pdf icon PDF 44 KB

To consider the attached recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Minutes:

It was agreed:

 

(a)  That the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s endorsement of Cabinet decision CAB 42, made at its meeting held on 6 August 2019 (Minute No 11), be acknowledged.

 

(b)  That Cabinet decision CAB 42 be reaffirmed.

56.

Gas Servicing and Heating Installations - Interim Arrangements pdf icon PDF 43 KB

To consider the attached recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Minutes:

It was agreed:

 

(a)  That the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s endorsement of Cabinet decision CAB 43, made at its meeting held on 6 August 2019 (Minute No 12), be acknowledged.

 

(b)  That Cabinet decision CAB 43 be reaffirmed.

 

57.

Gas Servicing and Heating Installations - Efficiency Contract 2019-2022 pdf icon PDF 45 KB

To consider the attached recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Minutes:

It was agreed:

 

(a)  That the Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s endorsement of Cabinet decision CAB 44, made at its meeting held on 6 August 2019 (Minute No 13), be acknowledged.

 

(b)  That Cabinet decision CAB 44 be reaffirmed.

 

 

58.

Financial Outturn 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 183 KB

To consider the attached report of the Head of Finance and Housing.

 

Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Finance and Governance

Minutes:

It was agreed that the report be received and noted.

59.

Treasury Management Year-End Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To consider the attached report of the Strategic Director (Corporate Resources).

 

Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Finance and Governance

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was agreed that the Treasury Management Year-End Report 2018/19 be received.

60.

Tenant Engagement on Withdrawal from East Kent Housing Arm's Length Management Organisation pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To consider the attached report of the Strategic Director (Corporate Resources).

 

Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Housing and Health

Minutes:

It was agreed:

 

(a)  That the commencement of engagement (in the form set out at paragraph 4.10 of the report) with tenants (and leaseholders as required) on withdrawal from East Kent Housing be approved.

 

(b)  That Cabinet delegates to the Strategic Director (Corporate Resources), in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Health, the details and basis of the engagement and also of any subsequent formal consultation.

 

(c)  That Cabinet delegates to the Strategic Director (Corporate Resources) authority to approve additional management fee payments to East Kent Housing, in consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Finance & Governance and Housing & Health, providing that this remains within overall Housing Revenue Account resources for 2019/20 and the Budget and Policy Framework.

61.

Performance Report - First Quarter 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

To consider the attached report of the Chief Executive.

 

Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Finance and Governance

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was agreed that the Council’s Performance Report and Actions for the First Quarter 2019/20 be noted.