Agenda

Cabinet - Tuesday, 24th May, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

Contact: Members Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

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.

 

3.

Minutes

RECOMMENDATION that the:

 

1.            public minutes CAB/117/04/22  to CAB/129/04/22; and

2.            confidential minute CAB/128/04/22

 

of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 19 April 2022 confirmed and approved by the Chairman as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated).

 

4.

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

 

5.

Questions from Members

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

 

6.

Corporate Performance Report: Quarter 4 - 1 January 2022 - 31 March 2022 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider the attached report DoR28/22 of the Interim Director of Resources, which:

 

1.            Summarises progress against the revised corporate performance targets, for the period 1 January 2022 - 31 March 2022; and

2.            Informs the Cabinet and Overview and Scrutiny Committee of any areas of concern or issues requiring attention and the remedial action taken.

 

RECOMMENDED that the progress for Quarter 4 2021/2022 be noted. 

7.

Capital Grants for Affordable Housing Projects pdf icon PDF 246 KB

To consider the attached DCE25/22 of the Assistant Director Communities, which presents a number of applications for capital grants from Registered Providers (RPs).  The grants are to support Affordable Housing projects across the district, which can be funded through Section 106 receipts. 

 

RECOMMENDED that

 

1.    the four applications set out at paragraph 3.7 be approved; and

2.    subject to the approval of the above, Council approves that budgets for Capital Grants totalling £554,000 be included in the Capital Programme 2022/23 to be funded from Section 106 receipts. 

8.

Asset of Community Value: Crown and Mitre pdf icon PDF 9 MB

To consider the attached report DoR30/22 of the Assistant Director Legal and Democratic Services, in respect of the nomination of the Crown and Mitre, Bampton Grange, as an Asset of Community Value under the Localism Act 2011.

 

RECOMMENDED that the nomination of the Crown and Mitre, Bampton as an asset of community value be not accepted.

9.

Devolution of Assets pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To consider the attached report DCE16/22 of the Assistant Director Delivery, in respect of how to proceed with the review into the devolution of assets as set out in the report.

 

RECOMMENDED that

 

1.            pending Local Government Reorganisation (LGR), the recommendations in this report will replace any previous decisions made in relation to the devolution of assets;

2.            no recharges in relation to the provision of footway lighting are levied in 2022/2023 as a good will gesture for those Councils who have adopted their footway lighting

3.            provision is made to sustain the footway lighting contract until the end of its current term in 2027 giving Parish Councils the option to complete on those already engaged in transfer process;

4.            a program is established to remove sodium lights without replacements as they cease to function;

5.            play areas and toilets that are not yet agreed for transfer remain as they are; and

6.            £500 be paid in 2022/23 to the adopting Councils of public conveniences as an ex gratia payment towards running costs.

10.

Patterdale Parish Community Land Trust - Application to Community Housing Fund pdf icon PDF 242 KB

To consider the attached report DCE24/22 of the Assistant Director Communities, which presents an application to the Community Housing Fund from the Patterdale Parish Community Land Trust for additional funding of £395,000 to mitigate rising construction and labour costs and to upgrade the proposed properties to Passivhaus standards.

 

RECOMMENDED that the application be supported and approved.

11.

COP 26 Award Delegation pdf icon PDF 165 KB

To consider the attached report DCE31/22 of the Assistant Director Delivery, which seeks authorisation to approve the delegation of awarding grants under the COP26 fund to the relevant Portfolio Holder.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet delegates the decision to award grants related to the COP26 community fund to the Green Growth Portfolio holder.

12.

Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent

13.

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

To confirm that the next programmed meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Tuesday 21 June 2022 at 6.00 p.m.