Decisions

Decisions published

12/02/2019 - Gloucestershire Airport - Consent to allow Licence and Waiver to allow an Overspill Carparking Licence ref: 875    For Determination

To waive a breach of the terms of the Operational Lease dated 26 March 1997 and to allow Gloucestershire Airport Ltd, the tenant, to grant a licence to Gloucestershire Aviation Collection of land for an overspill car park at a peppercorn rent for a term to 30/01/2020. Details of the waiver and licence are contained on the attached letter dated 12 February 2019.

Decision Maker: Head of Policy and Resources

Decision published: 15/02/2019

Effective from: 12/02/2019

Decision:

To waive a breach of the terms of the Operational Lease dated 26 March 1997 and to allow Gloucestershire Airport Ltd, the tenant, to grant a licence to Gloucestershire Aviation Collection of land for an overspill car park at a peppercorn rent for a rent to 30/01/2020.  Details of the waiver and licence are contained on the attached letter dated 12 February 2019.

Lead officer: Mark Foyn


12/02/2019 - Gloucestershire Airport - Waiver and Permission to allow a Supplemental Underletting and Car Parking Licence ref: 874    For Determination

To waive a breach of the terms of the lease of the South East Area dated 26 March 1997 (surrendered and regranted 26th November 1998) to allow Gloucestershire Airport Ltd, the tenant, to grant a supplemental lease at a peppercorn rent of a small area of land adjacent to Unit 32-33 Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore Ltd and also to grant a car parking licence to the same subtenant on land adjacent to unit SE34. Details of the waiver and underletting and licence are contained on the attached letter dated 12 February 2019.

Decision Maker: Head of Policy and Resources

Decision published: 14/02/2019

Effective from: 12/02/2019

Decision:

To waive a breach of the terms of the lease of the South East Area dated 26 March 1997 (surrendered and regranted 26th November 1998) to allow Gloucestershire Airport Ltd, the tenant, to grant a supplemental lease at a peppercorn rent of a small area of land adjacent to Unit 32-33 Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore Ltd and also to grant a car parking licence to the same subtenant on land adjacent to unit SE34. Details of the waiver and underletting and licence are contained on the attached letter dated 12 February 2019.

Lead officer: Mark Foyn


06/02/2019 - Kings Walk and Kings Quarter Lease Reviews ref: 873    For Determination

To approve the granting of new leases for properties in Kings Walk Shopping Centre.

This is a commercial decision to grant new leases in Kingswalk Shopping Centre Gloucester under the General Exception rule. Compliance with Rule 13 is impracticable as to do so would prejudice the Council’s commercial interests.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 06/02/2019

Effective from: 16/02/2019

Wards affected: Westgate;

Lead officer: Philip Ardley


06/02/2019 - Gloucester Railway Station ref: 872    For Determination

To consider an agreement with First Greater Western Limited (GWR) to progress the required design work at Gloucester Railway Station.

This is a commercial decision to enter into an agreement with First Greater Western Limited to progress the required design work at Gloucester Railway Station under the General Exception rule. Compliance with Rule 13 is impracticable as it would delay the progress of the project.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 06/02/2019

Effective from: 16/02/2019

Decision:

RESOLVE that the Council enter in to an agreement with First Greater Western Limited (GWR) to deliver the necessary GRIP 1 - 5 stages of project design including the provision of £425,000 funding to GWR in the form set out in Appendix 1 of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Edwards


06/02/2019 - Business Rates - Retail Discount ref: 866    For Determination

To recommend the introduction of the Business Rates Retail Discount for shops, restaurants, cafes and drinking establishments with a rateable value of less than £51,000

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 06/02/2019

Effective from: 16/02/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Business Rates Retail Discount scheme (attached at appendix A of the report) be the approved scheme for Gloucester City for 2019/20 and 2020/21.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alison Bell


06/02/2019 - Council Tax Discount for Care Leavers ref: 867    For Determination

To consider reducing Council Tax discount for Gloucestershire care leavers

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 06/02/2019

Effective from: 16/02/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

(1) Care Leavers are determined as a class for the purpose of Section 13A(1)(c) of The Local Government Finance Act 1992

(2) the Council Tax Discount Scheme for Care Leavers is approved and

effective from 01 April 2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alison Bell


06/02/2019 - Gloucester Playing Pitch Strategy Delivery ref: 871    For Determination

To receive an update on the Gloucester Playing Pitch Strategy and Sports Maintenance Bank.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 06/02/2019

Effective from: 16/02/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

(1) progress made in delivering the Gloucester Playing Pitch Strategy (Appendix 1 of the report) be noted;

(2) the updated Action Plan (Appendix 1 of the report) be approved;

(3) the updated Gloucester Artificial Grass Pitch Strategy (Appendix 2 of the report) be approved;

(4) an alternative approach to delivering onsite pitch and ancillary facility

improvements be approved, delegating authority to the Head of Place to appoint a suitable third party (Section 5); and

(5) the continuation of the Playing Pitch Strategy Delivery Group for a further three years until January 2022 be approved.

Wards affected: Westgate;

Lead officer: Adam Gooch


06/02/2019 - Digital Strategy for Gloucester City ref: 868    For Determination

To consider existing plans, strategies and approaches to implementing a digital strategy for the City of Gloucester.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 06/02/2019

Effective from: 16/02/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

(1) Marketing Gloucester Ltd’s vision document (Appendix 1 of the report) be welcomed as a starting point upon which to develop a comprehensive digital strategy for Gloucester and the Council;

(2) the priorities for a digital strategy for Gloucester, as set out in paragraph 3.9 of the report be agreed; and

(3) Officers are asked to work up a more detailed draft Digital Strategy (including a supporting action plan), with colleagues from Marketing Gloucester Ltd, Gloucestershire County Council and elsewhere, for consideration by Cabinet.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Edwards


06/02/2019 - Tourist Information Centre Relocation ref: 870    For Determination

To consider the future location of the Tourist Information Centre.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 06/02/2019

Effective from: 16/02/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that Gloucester’s Tourist Information Service relocates to Gloucester Guildhall and the Museum of Gloucester at the earliest practical opportunity.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lucy Chilton


06/02/2019 - Final Budget Proposals (including Money Plan and Capital Programme) ref: 865    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the final Budget Proposals for 2018/19, including the Money Plan and Capital Programme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 06/02/2019

Effective from: 16/02/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED to RECOMMEND to Council that:

(1) the proposals for the 2019/20 budget included in the report be approved.

(2) the implementation of the target budget reductions set in the Money plan 2019/24 be approved.

(3) it be noted that consultation has been undertaken on budget proposals to achieve the level of savings required in 2019/20.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jon Topping


06/02/2019 - Festivals and Events 2019 ref: 869    For Determination

To approve proposals for Council-funded Festivals & Events activities in 2019 -20.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 06/02/2019

Effective from: 16/02/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

(1) Approval is given to the Civic Events Programme for 2019 set out in the table at paragraph 6.4 of the report to be delivered by the City Council Cultural Services Events and

Marketing Team based at Gloucester Guildhall.

(2) Approval is given to the City Events Programme for 2019 set out in the table at paragraph 11.3 of the report to be delivered by Marketing Gloucester Ltd

(3) Approval is given to directly fund the following City Events: Three Choirs

Festival (£5,000), Gloucester History Festival (£10,000) and Kings Jam

(£16,500)

(4) Approval is given to retaining the budget and delivering the Lantern Procession and Tree of Light by the Cultural Services Events and Marketing Team.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jill Riggs


 

 
 
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