Agenda and draft minutes

Executive
Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Town Hall, Penrith

Contact: Members Services 

Items
No. Item

E/12/07/19

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Taylor.

E/13/07/19

Minutes

RECOMMENDATION that the public minutes E/1/06/19 to E/11/06/19 of the meeting of the Executive held on 4 June 2019 be confirmed and approved by the Chairman as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated).

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes E/1/06/19 to E/11/06/19 of the meeting of the Executive held on 04 June 2019 be confirmed and approved by the Chairman as a correct record of those proceedings.

E/14/07/19

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered.

 

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made at this meeting.

E/15/07/19

Questions and Representations from the Public

To receive questions and representations from the public under Rules 3 and 4 of the Executive Procedure Rules of the Constitution

 

Minutes:

No questions or representations from the public had been received under Rules 3 and 4 of the Executive Procedure Rules of the Constitution.

E/16/07/19

Questions from Members

To receive questions and representations from Members under Rule 5 of the Executive Procedure Rules of the Constitution

 

Minutes:

No questions or representations from Members had been received under Rule 5 of the Executive Procedure Rules of the Constitution.

E/17/07/19

Process and Timetable for the Council Plan 2019-2023 - Leader pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To consider report CE12/19 from the Chief Executive which is attached and which sets out the process and timetable for the development and adoption of the Council Plan 2019-23.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS that:

 

1.            approval be given to the process and timetable for the development and adoption of the Council Plan 2019-23 as set out at paragraph 3.4 of this report; and

 

2.            the Chief Executive be granted delegated authority to publish a revised consultation version of the Council plan 2019-23, in consultation with the Leader and Deputy Leader.

Minutes:

Members considered report CE12/19 from the Chief Executive which sought to set out the process and timetable for the development and adoption of the Council Place 2019-23.

 

Councillor Derbyshire requested that all Parish Councils should be made aware of any changes to the Council Plan 2019-23 as soon as possible so that they can  discuss it at their July meetings.

 

Proposed by Councillor Robinson

Seconded by Councillor Greenwood

 

and RESOLVED that:

 

1.    approval be given to the process and timetable for the development and adoption of the Council Plan 2019-23 as set out at paragraph 3.4 of the report; and

 

2.    the Chief Executive be granted delegated authority to publish a revised consultation version of the Council Plan 2019-23, in consultation with the Leader and Deputy Leader.

 

Reason:  To enable members to be updated on the process and timetable for the development and adoption of the Council Plan 2019-23.

E/18/07/19

Penrith Masterplan Engagement - Eden Development Portfolio pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider report PP8/19 from the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development which is attached and which seeks to set out the feedback and analysis from the Penrith Masterplan engagement exercise.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS that:

1.            no further activity takes place with regards to the Penrith Masterplan concept; and.

2.            feedback and analysis of the Penrith Masterplan engagement exercise is noted along with how the information may be used to help inform a future iteration of Eden District Council’s Local Plan.

Minutes:

Members considered report PP8/19 from the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development which sought to set out the feedback and analysis from the Penrith Vision to 2050 engagement exercise.

 

Proposed by Councillor Rudhall

Seconded by Council Sharp

 

and RESOLVED that:

 

1.    no further activity shall takes place with regards to the Penrith Strtegic Masterplan (a Vision for 2050) concept and;

 

2.    feedback and analysis of the engagement exercise on the Penrith Strategic Masterplan (a Vision for 2050) be noted along with how the information may be used to help inform a future iteration of Eden District Council’s Local Plan.

 

Reason: To inform members of the feedback and analysis from the Penrith Masterplan engagement.

E/19/07/19

Lazonby Neighbourhood Development Plan - Communities Portfolio pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider report PP10/19 from the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development which is attached and which seeks to set out the next steps which are recommended to be taken with the Lazonby Neighbourhood Development Plan, following the receipt of the report of the Neighbourhood Plan Examiner.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS that:

1.            the changes proposed to the Lazonby Neighbourhood Development Plan as set out in the Decision Statement in Appendix C  to this report be agreed and, subject to such changes, it be agreed that the Plan meets the ‘basic conditions’; and

2.            the Plan proceeds to a local referendum based upon the geographic boundary of the parish of Lazonby, consistent with the defined Neighbourhood Area; and

3.            it be noted that if there is a positive referendum outcome, then the Council will be under a duty to adopt the Plan and it will then form part of the statutory Development Plan.

Minutes:

Members considered report PP10/19 from the Assistant Director Planning and Economic which sought to set out the next steps which were recommended to be taken with the Lazonby Neighbourhood Development Plan, following the receipt of the report of the Neighbourhood Plan Examiner.

 

Proposed by Councillor Sharp

Seconded by Councillor Rudhall

 

and RESOLVED that:

 

1.    the changes proposed to the Lazonby Neighbourhood Development Plan as set out in the Decision Statement in Appendix C to the report be agreed and subject to such changes, it be agreed that the Plan meets the ‘basic conditions’; and

 

2.    the Plan shall proceed to a local referendum based upon the geographic boundary of the parish of Lazonby, consistent with the defined  Neighbourhood Area; and

 

3.    it be noted that if there is a positive referendum outcome the Council will then be under a duty to adopt the Plan and it would then form part of the statutory Development Plan.

 

Reasons: To inform the members of the next steps which are to be taken with the Lazonby Neighbourhood Development Plan, following the receipt of the report of the Neighbourhood Plan Examiner.

 

 

E/20/07/19

Dualling of A66 Consultation - Leader pdf icon PDF 512 KB

To consider report PP9/19 from the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development which is attached and which seeks to provide the Executive with an overview of the proposed response to Highways England non-statutory consultation in relation to the A66 Northern Transpennine upgrade.

 

RECOMMENDATION that the Executive approve the response to be submitted to Highways England on behalf of Eden District Council.

Minutes:

The Director of Corporate Services requested that due to the time critical nature of this item that it be heard under the Council’s urgency rules and therefore not be subject to call in. The consent of the Chairman of the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board had been sought and given.

 

Members considered report PP9/19 from the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development which sought to provide the Executive with an overview of the proposed response to Highways England non-statutory consultation in relation to the A66 Northern Transpennine upgrade.

 

Councillor Sharp raised concerns regarding signage and requested that note be made regarding the use of brown signs along the area of the work.

 

The Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development advised that this would be added to the response.

 

Proposed by Councillor Robinson

Seconded by Councillor Greenwood

 

and RESOLVED that:

 

1.    the response to be submitted to Highways England on behalf of Eden District Council be approved.

 

2.    the above resolution be deemed to be urgent and not subject to call in.

 

Reasons: To provide Executive with an overview of the proposed response to Highways England non-statutory consultation in relation to the A66 Northern Transpennine upgrade.

 

 

 

 

E/21/07/19

Outturn 2018/19 - Resources Portfolio pdf icon PDF 399 KB

To consider report F31/19 from the Director of Corporate Services which is attached and which seeks to set out the out-turn for 2018/19 on capital and revenue, including the prudential indicators.  It also seeks to identify any variances that might have an ongoing impact on the Council’s budgets.

RECOMMENDATIONS that:

1.            Executive note the revenue and capital out-turn; and

 

2.            recommend to Council the revised capital programme and prudential indicators.

Minutes:

Members considered report F31/19 from the Director of Corporate Services which sought to set out the out-turn for 2018/19 on capital and revenue, including the prudential indicators. It also sought to identify any variances that might have an ongoing impact on the Council’s budgets.

 

Proposed by Councillor Greenwood

Seconded by Councillor Robinson

 

and RESOLVED that:

 

1.     the Executive note the revenue and capital out-turn; and

 

2.     the revised capital programme and prudential indicators be recommended to Council

 

Reasons: To advise members of the out-turn for 2018/19 on capital and revenue, including the prudential indicators. It also sought to advise members of any variances that might have an impact on the Council’s budgets.

E/22/07/19

Heart of Cumbria Limited SMART targets - Leader pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To consider report F38/19 from the Director of Corporate Services which is attached and which seeks provide the proposed Heart of Cumbria Limited SMART targets 2019/20 for approval by the Executive.

RECOMMENDATIONS that:

1.            The SMART targets set out at 3.2 in the report are approved for 2019/20; and

2.            The out-turn against the 2018/19 targets is noted.

Minutes:

Members considered report F38/19 from the Director of Corporate Services which sought to provide the proposed Heart of Cumbria Limited SMART targets 2019/20 for approval by the Executive.

 

Councillor Eyles raised a question under Rule 5(a) of the Executive Procedure Rules:

 

I am aware that no interest has been paid by Heart of Cumbria on the money Eden District Council have loaned them, will this now be forthcoming?

 

The Assistant Director Financial Services advised that Heart of Cumbria is now paying interest on the £50,000 loan that Eden District Council gave them.

 

Councillor Eyles raised a question under Rule 5(a) of the Executive Procedure Rules:

 

Will Executive support any plans to bring Heart of Cumbria into the Eden District Council scrutiny process?

 

Councillor Robinson advised that Executive cannot decide what is looked at by the Scrutiny Co-ordinating Board, and any request should be put to the Chairman of Scrutiny Co-Board.

 

Proposed by Councillor Robinson

Seconded by Councillor Greenwood

 

and RESOLVED that:

 

1.    the SMART targets be approved for 2019/20; and

 

2.     the out-turn against the 2018/19 targets be noted.

 

Reasons: To advise members of the Heart of Cumbria Limited SMART targets for 2019/20 and to seek their approval.

E/23/07/19

Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent

Minutes:

No items of urgent business were raised at this meeting.

E/24/07/19

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The date of the next scheduled meeting to be confirmed as 3 September 2019.

Minutes:

The date of the next scheduled meeting was confirmed as 3 September 2019.