Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 15th September, 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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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 of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 121 KB

The Cabinet is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 21 July 2020 (attached, cream paper).

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Horsham Fire Station and Fire & Rescue Service Training Centre (CAB07_20/21) pdf icon PDF 197 KB

The Cabinet is asked to approve the proposal set out in the attached key decision report.

 

The named Cabinet Members will introduce the key decision report.

 

The Chairman of the specially established Scrutiny Task and Finish Group will be invited to summarise the Group’s deliberations on the proposal. Other members of the Group present may be invited to comment.

 

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

 

The Cabinet will then discuss the proposal prior to taking any decision.

 

 

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:

 

1.   Endorse the delivery of Horsham Fire Station and FRS Training Centre at Highwood in Horsham with the allocation of £20.85m and additional design fees of £461,000 from the capital programme to fund the completion of the project

2.   authorise the submission of applications for full planning permission for the project;

3.   subject to receipt of planning permission to enter into a construction contract with Willmott Dixon through the Southern Construction Framework and

4.   Confirm that the Fire and Rescue assets at Horley and Hurst Road Horsham and part of the site at Worthing, as detailed in the report, are declared surplus to all operational use.

 

The call-in deadline is 24 September 2020.

5.

Q1 Total Performance Monitor (CAB08_20/21) pdf icon PDF 86 KB

The Cabinet Member for Finance will introduce the report.

 

Chairmen of the Scrutiny Committees will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide the views of their Committee on the content of the report.

 

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

 

The Cabinet will then discuss the report and the proposals prior to taking any decision.

 

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:

 

Approve the proposed amendments to the performance indicators set out on pages 40 to 43 to reflect the suspension of a number of performance measures resulting from Covid-19 and new and amended targets for Children, Young People and Learning.

 

The call-in deadline is 24 September 2020.

6.

Appointments to Outside Bodies (CAB09_20/21) pdf icon PDF 143 KB

The Cabinet is asked to approve the proposed addition to the list of outside bodies and to approve an appointment to the outside body identified in the report.

 

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Decision:

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

 

1.   The addition of the Local Government Association Coastal Special Interest Group to the County Council’s Outside Bodies list

2.   The appointment of Cllr Roger Elkins to the Local Government Association Coastal Special Interest Group for the remainder of the County Council term (May 2021).

 

The call-in deadline is 24 September 2020.

7.

West Sussex County Council Response to Covid-19 pdf icon PDF 56 KB

The Cabinet is asked to consider and comment on the Council’s response to the Covid-19 emergency as set out in the report.

 

Scrutiny Committee Chairmen and each of the main Opposition Group Leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes on the Council’s response to the Covid-19 emergency.

 

Cabinet Members may respond to comments made and the Leader may sum up the discussion.

 

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Emerging Issues

Cabinet Members are invited to provide any verbal updates on current significant issues for their respective portfolios which may benefit from discussion.

 

 

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9.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on 20 October 2020.

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