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Items
No. Item

42.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors D Cook & A Farrell

43.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 19th August 2021 were approved as a correct record.

 

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

44.

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.

 

The Leader clarified to Committee that appendices to item 7 relate to Staffordshire County Charity & Trust Committee and mentioned Cllr R Pritchard.  Cllr Pritchard was informed of the decision but was not part of the decision making process, therefore Cllr Pritchard need not declare an interest on agenda item 7. 

45.

Question Time:

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

Minutes:

None

46.

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

Minutes:

None

47.

Quarter One 2021/22 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 113 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Report of the Leader of the Council to provide Cabinet with a performance update and financial health-check. The report was considered by Corporate Scrutiny Committee on 24th August 2021.

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet

 

 

Endorsed the contents of the report

 

 

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

 

48.

Homes England - Memorandum of Understanding pdf icon PDF 378 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Report of the Leader of the Council to update Cabinet on all activity that has been undertaken with regards bringing the Gungate Masterplan site forward for delivery since January 2020 and also to update on developing a working partnership with Homes England and to set out the principles of how the two organisations choose to work together in order to bring forward Borough wide sites for Regeneration, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet

 

1.

noted the update against progress of key work streams for supporting the regeneration of the Gungate site.

 

2.

Agreed that the Chief Executive sign the non-legally binding Memorandum of Understanding between the Borough Council and Homes England

 

3.

Agreed in consultation with the Leader of the Council, that Officers actively explore and develop all relevant opportunities for Homes England to support the Council in bringing forward sites for Regeneration at an accelerated pace, to the benefit of the wider Borough and its residents; and

 

4.

Agreed to keep Cabinet and relevant scrutiny committees be updated on a regular basis.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor J Oates and seconded by Councillor M Bailey)

 

49.

Update to the dry recycling contract renewal pdf icon PDF 383 KB

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Economy and Waste)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Economy and Waste to update Cabinet on the negotiations between Lichfield District Council / Tamworth Borough Council (the Waste Collection Authorities) and Staffordshire County Council (the Waste Disposal Authority) in relation to the introduction of dual stream recycling from April 2022.

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet

 

1.

Endorsed the level of financial contribution from Staffordshire County Council as set out in the report, to support the introduction of dual stream recycling asacceptable and approved  the Joint Waste Service to implement Dual Stream Recycling in Tamworth during May 2022

 

2.

delegated responsibility to the Chief Executive in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Economy & Waste, and Lichfield District Council, for the implementation of dual stream recycling across both authorities.

 

3.

Agreed to recommend to Council to update the Medium Term Financial Strategy based on the financial implications of the selected option and;

 

4.

Agreed that officers ensure the 12 month review of the financial contribution from the County Council is fed back to Cabinet once complete for review.

 

 

(Moved by Councillor J Oates and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)

 

50.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider excluding the Press and Public from the meeting by passing the following resolution:-

 

“That in accordance with the provisions of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meeting and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, and Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public  interest in disclosing the information to the public”

 

At the time this agenda is published no representations have been received that this part of the meeting should be open to the public.

 

Minutes:

Cllr Pritchard explained that the report would be exempt as the report contains sensitive information and tenders from companies that need to remain confidential.

 

 

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 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

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

 

 

51.

Car Park Infrastructure Investment

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Leisure)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Leisure to update Cabinet on proposals to upgrade current car parking infrastructure and approve the award of contract for new payment machines, given that the contract exceeds £100k over 4 years.

 

RESOLVED:

That Cabinet

 

1.

Approved the two recommendations in the report

 

 

 

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