Agenda

Cabinet
Wednesday, 10th March 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting. View directions

Contact: Democratic and Electoral Services 

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Items
No. Item

1.

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2.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive from Members, declarations of the existence of any disclosable pecuniary, or non-pecuniary, interests and the nature of those interests in relation to any agenda item. Please see Agenda Notes.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 10th February 2021.

5.

Public Question Time (15 minutes)

The opportunity is given to members of the public to put questions to Cabinet Members or Committee Chairs provided that a question does not relate to:

 

·         Matters which are the subject of current or pending legal proceedings, or

·         Matters relating to employees or former employees of the Council or comments in respect of individual Council Officers

 

If you would like to ask a question at this meeting, please contact democratic.services@gloucester.gov.uk as soon as possible and by Friday 5th March 2021 at the latest.

 

6.

Petitions and Deputations (15 minutes)

To receive any petitions or deputations provided that no such petition or deputation is in relation to:

 

·         Matters relating to individual Council Officers, or

·         Matters relating to current or pending legal proceedings

 

If you would like to present a deputation or petition at this meeting, please contact democratic.services@gloucester.gov.uk as soon as possible and by Friday 5th March 2021 at the latest.

 

 

7.

Leader and Cabinet Members' Question Time (15 minutes)

Any Member of the Council may ask the Leader of the Council or any Cabinet Member any question without prior notice, upon:

        

·         Any matter relating to the Council’s administration

·         Any matter relating to any report of the Cabinet appearing on the summons

·         A matter coming within their portfolio of responsibilities

 

Only one supplementary question is allowed per question.

 

If you would like to ask a question at this meeting, please contact democratic.services@gloucester.gov.uk as soon as possible and by Friday 5th March 2021 at the latest.

 

8.

Urgent Decision Taken by the Managing Director pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Cabinet is asked to note the following urgent decision taken by the Head of Paid Service in accordance with Part 3E of the Constitution:

 

Delegation of functions relating to The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 from the County Council to the Council

 

9.

Waste, Street Scene and Grounds Maintenance Services Options Report pdf icon PDF 760 KB

To consider the report of the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Environment making recommendations for the delivery of Waste, Street Scene and Grounds Maintenance services beyond the current contract end date of 31 March 2022 following an independent financial review and detailed options appraisal.

 

Please note that appendices 1 and 2 are exempt from disclosure to the press and public by virtue of Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended (information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person including the authority holding that information). If Members wish to discuss appendices 1 or 2 the Cabinet will need to resolve to exclude the press and public before doing so.

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10.

St Oswalds Redevelopment pdf icon PDF 177 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Strategy seeking to secure approval for the disposal of the City Council’s interest in sites pertaining to the comprehensive redevelopment of land at St Oswalds for up to 300 new homes in partnership with Rooftop Housing Association (RHA).

 

Please note that appendices B and C are exempt from disclosure to the press and public by virtue of Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended (information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person including the authority holding that information). If Members wish to discuss appendix B or C the Cabinet will need to resolve to exclude the press and public before doing so.

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11.

Open Space and Play Areas Update pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Environment updating Members on the significant number of open space and play area improvements implemented by the City Council since 2016 using s106 payments.

12.

2017-2021 Council Plan Update pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To consider the report of the Leader of the Council updating Members on the delivery of the activities as outlined in the Council Plan 2017-2020, as well as the Council Plan extension 2020-2021, to make Gloucester ‘A City that Works for Everyone’.

 

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13.

Regeneration Update pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report of the Leader of the Council updating Members on progress in implementing the priority regeneration projects identified in the Regeneration and Economic Development Strategy 2016 – 2021.

 

14.

Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy - Strategy and Recovery Update for 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhoods and the Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Strategy updating Members on the progress made towards the Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy in year one including the work on recovery from Covid-19.

 

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15.

The Great Place Programme pdf icon PDF 342 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure seeking Members to note that the 3-year Great Place Programme delivered between 2017 and 2021 is coming to a close and report on the results of the independent evaluation on the successful delivery and significant impact of the programme in Gloucester.

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16.

Cultural Strategy 5 Year Update pdf icon PDF 368 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure providing an overview of progress made against the Cultural Strategy for the period 2016 – 2020 and presenting the revised version of Gloucester’s Cultural Vision & Strategy for the period 2021-2026.

 

 

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17.

Museum Development Plan 2021-2026 pdf icon PDF 240 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure presenting the Museum of Gloucester Development Plan 2021 – 2026.

 

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18.

High Street Heritage Action Zone (Cathedral Quarter) Update pdf icon PDF 263 KB

To consider the report of the Leader of the Council updating Members on the progress of the Historic England funded High Street Heritage Action Zone scheme in Gloucester’s Westgate known as Cathedral Quarter.

19.

Stronger and Safer Gloucester Partnership Update pdf icon PDF 166 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhoods updating Members on the work of the Stronger and Safer Gloucester Partnership during 2020/21.

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20.

Annual Report on the Grant Funding Provided to the Voluntary Sector pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhoods outlining the Council’s financial contributions towards the voluntary and community sector during the year 2020/21.

 

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21.

Environmental Crime Enforcement Update Report pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Environment updating Members on the current approach to the enforcement of environmental crime within Gloucester.

 

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22.

Crematorium and Bereavement Services Update pdf icon PDF 331 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Environment seeking to provide an update on activities of the crematorium and bereavement services during 2020.

23.

Review of Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) pdf icon PDF 291 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhoods seeking to provide a review of the use of Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) across the City and outline future actions, with regard to current legislation and government guidance, following a review of the use of Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) in the past year.

24.

Performance Monitoring Quarter 3 - 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources informing Members of the Council’s performance against key measures in Quarter 3 of 2020/21.

 

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25.

Financial Monitoring - Quarter 3, 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 669 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources seeking Members to note year-end forecasts, and the financial pressures on the Council during the 3rd Quarter ended 31st December 2021.

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26.

Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources seeking Members to formally recommend that Council approves the Treasury Management Strategy, the prudential indicators and to note the Treasury activities.

 

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27.

Capital Strategy 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources seeking Members to formally recommend that Council approves the Capital Strategy 2021/22.

 

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28.

Pay Policy Statement 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources seeking a recommendation to approve the Council’s Pay Policy Statement for 2021/22.        

 

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