Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Tuesday, 26th May, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

Contact: Natalie Jones-Punch on 033 022 25098  Email:  natalie.jones-punch@westsussex.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

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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2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 93 KB

The Cabinet is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 22 April 2020.

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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

 

·       Total Performance Monitor and Capital Programme Quarter 4 (CAB02_20/21)

·       Woodlands Meed (CAB03_20/21)

 

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 proposals prior to the decisions being taken.

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4a

Total Performance Monitor and Capital Programme Quarter 4 (CAB02_20/21) pdf icon PDF 72 KB

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved:

 

1.   To note the information contained in the Total Performance Monitor in particular the requirement to utilise reserves to meet the expenditure requirement and

2.   To agree the allocation of the contingency budget set out in paragraph 1.8 of the report.

 

The call-in deadline is 4 June 2020.

4b

Woodlands Meed (CAB03_20/21) pdf icon PDF 176 KB

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to approve the following:

 

1.   The allocation of £19.5m, bringing the total budget available to £20m to fund the replacement of the Woodlands Meed College building on its existing site and with its existing capacity of 100 places (option 1B as set out in paragraph 2.3)

2.   The authorisation of the Director of Property and Assets to commence a procurement process and appoint contractors to fully design and cost the replacement college on the college playing field while the college staff and pupils remain in occupation in the existing accommodation

3.   The submission of applications for full planning permission and statutory consents; and with the Director of Law and Assurance, to enter into such agreements as the completion of the project may require, and

4.   That subject to receipt of planning permission and statutory consents, the delegation of the authority to enter into a construction contract with the successful provider to the Director of Property and Assets.

 

The call-in deadline is 4 June 2020.

5.

Covid-19 Update pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Cabinet is asked to consider and comment on the Council’s response to the Covid-19 emergency.

 

Scrutiny Committee Chairmen and each of the main Opposition Group Leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide their views/the views of their Committee.

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6.

Outside Body Appointments (CAB04_20/21) pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Report by Director of Law and Assurance.

 

Cabinet Members are asked to approve the appointments to outside bodies.

 

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to approve the following:

 

1.   The appointment of Cllr Jacky Pendleton to the Littlehampton Harbour Board for the remainder of the County Council term (May 2021)

2.   The appointment of Cllr Kevin Boram to the Southern Regional Flood and Coastal Committee for the remainder of the County Council term (May 2021)

3.   The addition of the Rural Service Network to the County Council’s Outside Bodies list

4.   The appointment of Cllr Janet Duncton to the Rural Services Network for the remainder of the County Council term (May 2021).

 

The call-in deadline is 4 June 2020.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on 16 June 2020.

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