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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 Marmion House, Lichfield Street, Tamworth

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Items
No. Item

50.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

51.

Corporate Update

Title:    Creative Industries Hub - Created in Tamworth

 

            Presenter:      Director (Communities, Planning and Partnerships) and                                                 Arts and Events Manager

Minutes:

The Director Communities, Planning and Partnerships and Arts and Events Manager gave a presentation on Creative Industries Hub – Created in Tamworth.

52.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 12 September 2013 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

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

53.

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.

54.

Question Time:

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

Minutes:

There were no questions received from the public.

55.

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

None

Minutes:

None

56.

Budget Consultation 2014/15 pdf icon PDF 24 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Report of the Leader informing Cabinet of the outcomes arising from consultation undertaken with residents, businesses and the voluntary sector in accordance with the corporate budget setting process was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

That the report be endorsed and the findings be taken into account along with other sources of information when setting the 2014/15 Budget.

 

 

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

 

57.

Agile Working Policy pdf icon PDF 29 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Operations and Assets and Appointments and Staffing Committee)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Operations and Assets and Appointments and Staffing Committee recommending an Agile Working Policy to members for formal application to all employees of Tamworth Borough Council was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

That the Agile Working Policy be approved.

 

 

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

 

58.

Pensions Auto Enrolment Update pdf icon PDF 37 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Operations and Assets and Appointments and Staffing Committee)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Operations and Assets and Appointments and Staffing Committee seeking endorsement of Tamworth Borough Council’s proposed Pension Automatic Enrolment Policy was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That:

 

1

The proposed Pension Automatic Enrolment Policy be approved, and;

 

2

The application of transitional delay until October 2017 be approved.

 

 

 

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

 

59.

Revised Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles 2013-2016 pdf icon PDF 30 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Waste Management)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Waste Management seeking Cabinet approval of Tamworth’s Statement of Policy under the Gambling Act 2005 was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That:

 

1

The Statement Policy be approved, and;

 

2

The Statement of Policy be referred to Council for adoption.

 

 

 

(Moved by Councillor S Doyle and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

60.

Tamworth Borough Council Commissioning Programme Update pdf icon PDF 29 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Community Development and Voluntary Sector)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Community Development and Voluntary Sector updating Members on Commissioning Cycle 2 including the numbers of tenders received by submission deadline of 30 September 2013 and setting out the next stages in the commissioning process leading to contract award and contract commencement on 1 April 2014 and updating Members on the implementation of the Public Sector Commissioning Framework, Commissioning Board and the outcome of the Decommissioning  Guidance consultation was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That:

 

1

The progress so far on Commissioning Cycle 2 be endorsed, and;

 

2

Tamworth Borough Council’s Public Sector Commissioning Framework which now includes the decommissioning guidance document and the continued development of this framework through informal consultation with members and partners be endorsed, and;

 

3

The draft Public Sector Commissioning Board terms of reference be endorsed as a basis for further consultation with members and partners, and;

 

4

A further report be received with the results from the consultation on the framework and terms of reference for final approval.

 

 

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

 

61.

Tamworth Golf Course Future Options Shortlist pdf icon PDF 26 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Economy and Education)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Economy and Education seeking Members approval for the proposed short listed options for Tamworth Golf Course and to develop the short listed options through the next stage of the process was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That:

 

1

The short listed options as detailed in this report and the attached report by FMG Consulting be approved, and;

 

2

The progression (including further soft market testing with developers and service providers) of the short list be endorsed to enable Cabinet to make a decision on a final preferred option.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor S Claymore and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

RESOLVED:   That members of the press and public be now excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that the business involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 and 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

62.

Cultural Quarter Update

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Economy and Education)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Economy and Education was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That:

 

1

The progress against the Cultural Quarter Project and Assembly Rooms Development be noted, and;

 

2

The actions undertaken to date be endorsed and the actions set out in the Cultural Quarter Project Plan be approved.

 

 

 

(Moved by Councillor S Claymore and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

63.

Development Consultant -Tinkers Green & Kerria Regeneration

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Public Housing and Vulnerable People)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Public Housing and Vulnerable People was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

That the recommendations as contained in the report be approved.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor M Greatorex and seconded by Councillor D Cook)

 

64.

Landlord Supported Housing Service

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Public Housing and Vulnerable People)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Public Housing and Vulnerable People was considered.

 

RESOLVED:

That the recommendations as contained in the report be approved.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor M Greatorex and seconded by Councillor D Cook)