Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Wednesday 10 July 2024 5.30 pm

Venue: Upper Guildhall, High Street, Andover, Hampshire SP10 1NT

Contact: Emma Silverton - 01264 368000  Email: esilverton@testvalley.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Public Participation

3.

Declarations of Interest

4.

Urgent Items

5.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 29 May 2024.

6.

Recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee

There were no recommendations from Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

7.

Councillor Engagement in the Local Plan Process pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Planning

To consider the outcome of the review of the Councillor engagement in the Local Plan process.

Decision:

Resolved:

1.  That the review of Councillor engagement in the Local Plan process be noted.

2.  That Planning Policy Group meetings, as outlined in section 6.5 to 6.9 of the report, be introduced.

 

8.

Productivity Plan 2024 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Leader

To present the proposed Productivity Plan.

Additional documents:

9.

Revenue Outturn 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Finance and Resources

To consider the Council’s 2023/24 revenue outturn position.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

1.  That the Council’s revenue outturn for 2023/24, as shown in Annexes 1 and 2 to the report, be noted.

2.  That the transfers to reserves of £423,000, detailed in paragraph 3.19 of the report, be approved.

3.  That the transfer of £1.290M to the Capital Receipts Reserve, as detailed in paragraph 4 of the report, be approved.

4.  That the Head of Finance and Revenues be authorised to make necessary adjustments through the Capital Receipts Reserve, should any additional variances be identified in finalising the Statement of Accounts for 2023/24.

 

10.

Declaration of Ladies Walk Down and Abbotswood Nature Reserve as Local Nature Reserves pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Climate Emergency and Countryside

To consider whether to declare Ladies Walk Down and Abbotswood Nature Reserve as Local Nature Reserves.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

1.  That the areas of land at Abbotswood Nature Reserve, Romsey and Ladies Walk Down, Andover, as shown edged red in Annexes 1 and 2 to the report, respectively, be declared as Nature Reserves in accordance with sections 19 and 21 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

2.  That the Head of Community and Leisure be authorised to publish the requisite notice of declaration.

 

11.

Valley Housing Ltd - Outturn 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Finance and Resources

To review the Directors’ Report on the activity of Valley Housing Ltd in 2023/24.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

1.  That the Directors’ Annual Report, as shown in the Annex to the report, be noted.

2.  That the appointment of the Head of Housing and Environmental Health as a Director of Valley Housing Ltd, be approved.

 

12.

Scheme of Delegations to Officers pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Democracy and Governance

To seek approval of the Council’s Scheme of Officer Delegations.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Recommended:

That the Scheme of Officer Delegations, as set out in the Annex to this report, in so far as it applies to the powers and duties of the Cabinet, be approved.

 

13.

Project Enterprise Outturn 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Finance and Resources

To review the financial performance of Project Enterprise activities in the 2023/24 financial year.

Decision:

Resolved:

That the outturn position for Project Enterprise investments in 2023/24 be noted.

 

14.

Exclusion of the Public pdf icon PDF 60 KB

The following item is confidential.

15.

Project Enterprise Outturn 2023/24

Finance and Resources

Confidential Annex to item 13.