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Items
No. Item

11.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor M Cook

12.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 25th February 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor J Chesworth)

 

13.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.

 

When Members are declaring a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest.

14.

Question Time:

To answer questions from members of the public pursuant to Executive Procedure Rule No. 13

Minutes:

None

15.

Matters Referred to the Cabinet in Accordance with the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules

Minutes:

None

16.

Corporate Plan 2019 - 2022 pdf icon PDF 49 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Leader of the Council provided Cabinet Members with the details and information relating to the Council’s Corporate Plan for the period 2019 – 2022

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet

 

 

Endorsed the document and so adopted the Council’s Corporate Plan for the period 2019 – 2022

 

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17.

Town Centre Programme and Projects update pdf icon PDF 75 KB

(The Report of the Leader of Council)

Minutes:

The Leader of the Council updated Cabinet on progress made on the Town Centre Programme and individual projects, including the Gungate project

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet;

 

 

Endorsed the progress on the town centre programme and individual projects,

 

 

Endorsed the feedback so far in relation to the Tamworth….What’s Next? Campaign.

 

 

Approved the submission of an Expression of Interest to the Future High Street Fund based on the outline of the vision described in this report

 

 

Endorsed the work streams and timetable for the feasibility stage of the Gungate project

 

 

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

18.

Tamworth Assembly Rooms pdf icon PDF 75 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Leader of the Council provided members with a comprehensive update in respect of the Assembly Rooms project.

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet

 

 

Endorsed the update as detailed within the report

 

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor J Chesworth)

 

19.

Mandatory and Discretionary Rate Relief Policy pdf icon PDF 78 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance sought Cabinet approval of the proposed Discretionary Rate Relief Policy (Appendix A) with effect from 1 April 2019.

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet

 

 

Noted the Government Funding for Retail Discount

 

 

Approved the Discretionary Rate Relief Policy (Appendix A) which will be applied with effect from 1 April 2019.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor D Cook)