Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Tuesday, 18th February, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: County Hall, Chichester

Contact: Katherine De La Mora on 033 022 22535  Email:  katherine.delamora@westsussex.gov.uk

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1.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 78 KB

The Cabinet is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 28 January 2020 (attached, cream paper).

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3.

Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances.

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4.

Key Decisions

The Cabinet is asked to agree the following decisions as per the attached decision reports

 

·         West Sussex Full Fibre Programme (CAB13_19/20)

·         Horsham Enterprise Park – Scheme Delivery (CAB14_19/20)

 

The relevant Cabinet Member will introduce their respective report.

 

Scrutiny Committee Chairmen will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide the views of their Committee on proposals being considered by the Cabinet relevant to that Committee’s work.

 

Each of the main Opposition Group Leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes each on any of the proposals.

 

The Cabinet will then discuss the proposal prior to the decision being taken.

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4a

West Sussex Full Fibre Programme (CAB13_19/20) pdf icon PDF 117 KB

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Decision:

 

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved:

 

1.   To endorse that the Leader approves the proposals for the allocation of the business rate pool as recommended by the West Sussex Full Fibre Programme Board.

 

2.   To delegate to the Executive Director of Place Services the authority to implement the programme, including any project level key decisions, in consultation with West Sussex Councils’ Chief Executives Group and the Cabinet Member for Economy and Corporate Relations. 

 

 

The call-in deadline is 27 February 2020.

4b

Horsham Enterprise Park Scheme Delivery (CAB14_19/20) pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved:

 

 

1.    To confirm the proposal to deliver the Horsham Enterprise Park Scheme through a ‘development agreement’.

 

2.   To authorise the Director of Property and Assets to procure a development partner through an OJEU procurement process using the competitive procedure with negotiation (CPN), and to procure the work packages for enabling works through a non-OJEU procurement process.

 

3.   To delegate authority to the Executive Director of Place Services to award the contract to the bidder submitting the most advantageous tender to deliver the Horsham Enterprise Park scheme consistent with the outline planning permission to finalise negotiations on the contractual development agreement, and to award the contract or contracts for enabling works. 

 

4.   To authorise the use of £4.157m from the Horsham Enterprise Park capital programme allocation for site enabling works and infrastructure upgrades, professional services, internal project and contract management, and statutory approvals to be undertaken through existing contractual arrangements or framework agreements.

 

5.   To delegate authority to the Director of Property and Assets, in consultation with the Director of Highways and Transport, to consider and pursue options to enable and fund improvements to the junction of Wimblehurst Road and Parsonage Road, Horsham (adjacent to the site), and to sign a funding agreement if successful, subject to County Council governance. 

 

 

The call-in deadline is 27 February 2020. 

5.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on 17 March 2020.

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