Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Cabinet - Wednesday 3 August 2022 5.30 pm

Venue: The Annexe, Crosfield Hall, Broadwater Road, Romsey

Contact: Emma Horbury - 01264 368001  Email: ehorbury@testvalley.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

107.

Apologies

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

108.

Public Participation

Minutes:

There was no public participation.

109.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

110.

Urgent Items

Minutes:

There were no urgent items to consider.

111.

Minutes of the meeting held on 22 June 2022

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 June 2022 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

112.

Recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Minutes:

There were no recommendations to consider from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 29 June 2022.

113.

Statement of Community Involvement pdf icon PDF 225 KB

Planning

To approve an updated Statement of Community Involvement for Public Consultation.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Consideration was given to a report of the Planning Portfolio Holder which set out the consultation measures that the Council will undertake when consulting on planning policy documents and publicising planning applications.

 

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) complements the Council’s broader commitment contained within its Corporate Plan with regards to promoting positive community engagement with local communities, businesses and interest groups. The preparation of an SCI is a legal requirement and once adopted, the Council needs to be consistent with its content.

 

Having considered the options and for the reasons set out in the report, Cabinet agreed to the following:

 

Resolved:

1.  That the draft Statement of Community Involvement in Planning (2022), attached at Annex 1 to the report, be published for public consultation.

2.  That the Head of Planning Policy and Economic Development, in consultation with the Planning Portfolio Holder, be authorised to make changes of a minor nature.

 

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Planning Portfolio Holder which set out the consultation measures that the Council will undertake when consulting on planning policy documents and publicising planning applications.

 

The Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) complements the Council’s broader commitment contained within its Corporate Plan with regards to promoting positive community engagement with local communities, businesses and interest groups. The preparation of an SCI is a legal requirement and once adopted, the Council needs to be consistent with its content.

 

Having considered the options and for the reasons set out in the report, Cabinet agreed to the following:

 

Resolved:

1.  That the draft Statement of Community Involvement in Planning (2022), attached at Annex 1 to the report, be published for public consultation.

2.  That the Head of Planning Policy and Economic Development, in consultation with the Planning Portfolio Holder, be authorised to make changes of a minor nature.

 

114.

Exclusion of the Public

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That, pursuant to Regulation 4 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, the public be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of the following report on the following matters on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the following Paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, indicated below. The public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information for the reason given below:

 

Property Matters  Paragraph 3

It is considered that this report contains exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended in that it contains ‘information relating to the financial or business affairs or any particular person (including the authority holding that information)’.  It is further considered that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

115.

Property Matters

Finance and Resources

To consider delegation of authority to the Head of Property and Asset Management.

Decision:

Consideration was given to the report of the Finance and Resources Portfolio Holder which considered a property investment proposal.

 

Having considered the options and for the reasons set out in the report, Cabinet agreed to the following:

 

Resolved:

 

That, to the extent that the Head of Property and Asset Management is not already delegated authority to do so, he, in consultation with the Finance and Resources Portfolio Holder be authorised to submit such TVBC owned sites as may be deemed appropriate for Strategic Housing and Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA).

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Finance and Resources Portfolio Holder which considered advice in relation to property assets.

 

Having considered the options and for the reasons set out in the report, Cabinet agreed to the following:

 

Resolved:

 

That, to the extent that the Head of Property and Asset Management is not already delegated authority to do so, he, in consultation with the Finance and Resources Portfolio Holder be authorised to submit such TVBC owned sites as may be deemed appropriate for Strategic Housing and Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA).