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No. Item

62.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

63.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 18th October 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor M Thurgood and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

64.

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.

65.

Question Time:

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

Minutes:

None

66.

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

None

Minutes:

None

67.

Budget Consultation 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)

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Minutes:

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

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet;

 

Endorsed the report and take account of the findings along with other sources of information when setting the 2019/20 Budget

 

 

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

 

68.

Town Centre Report pdf icon PDF 126 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth)

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Minutes:

The Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth is seeking approval to put in place a formal programme management approach and structure that will prioritise action by the Council to improve Tamworth Town Centre. Approval to develop a Town Centre Strategy is also sought to assist in identifying areas of weakness and potential failure with a focussed, co-ordinated response that will seek to improve the vitality and viability of the town centre for years to come. The town centre strategy will need to show how the Council can achieve a clear vision for the future to achieve maximum potential from the town centre and set guidelines for working together to deliver change.

RESOLVED

That Cabinet;

 

 

Approved the production of a Town Centre Strategy covering the topics indicated in the report for future consideration and adoption by Cabinet.

 

Approved a Programme management approach to delivery of town centre activity and projects as detailed in the report

 

Approved the creation of a 5 year programme budget and retained fund using existing budgets as detailed in the report

 

(Moved by Councillor S Claymore and seconded by Councillor D Cook)