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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Room B12, Civic Centre, Home Gardens, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1DR

Contact: Email: memberservices@dartford.gov.uk 

Items
Note No. Item

18.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Kite.

 

In his absence the Deputy Leader of the Council, Councillor C J Shippam, chaired the Cabinet meeting.

 

An apology for lateness was submitted on behalf of Councillor Lloyd who subsequently joined the meeting during consideration of agenda item 11, Public Consultation for the Stone Lodge Site Redevelopment, (minute 28).

19.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interest from Members including the terms(s) of the Grant of Dispensation (if any) by the Audit Board or Managing Director.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests.

20.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Meeting held on 24 May 2018 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 24 May 2018 were confirmed as an accurate record.

21.

Urgent Items

The Chairman will announce his decision as to whether there are any urgent items and their position on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

22.

To receive the minutes of the Cabinet Advisory Panel held on 25 June 2018

To follow

Minutes:

The Cabinet received the minutes of the Cabinet Advisory Panel held on 25 June 2018 and took note of the Panel’s views throughout the meeting.

23.

References from Committees

None at this stage.

Minutes:

There were no references from other committees.

SD (IS)

24.

Street Naming and Numbering - Site of Former 95 Brent Lane pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Summary:

 

This report is to approve a new road name for the development site formerly known as 95 Brent Lane.

 

Recommendation

 

That the new road name for the development site formerly known as 95 Brent Lane be approved as Hampton.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet considered a report which sought approval for a new road name for the development site formerly known as 95 Brent Lane.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

That the new road name for the development site formerly known as 95 Brent Lane be approved as Hampton.

SD (ID)

25.

Capital Programme Including Prudential Indicators - Outturn 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Summary:

 

To inform Cabinet of the final pre-audit figures for the 2017/18 Capital Programme, the capital resources that were used to fund it and those that remain available to fund future investment.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Cabinet note the draft outturn for the Capital Programme for 2017/18.

 

2.    That Cabinet note the draft outturn position for 2017/18 on Capital resources, and the balance available to be carried forward into 2018/19.

 

3.    That the Cabinet recommend the total capital budget carried forward into 2018/19, as set out in Appendix C to the General Assembly of the Council including a new Supported Housing allocation.

 

4.    That Cabinet note the outturn position on the Capital Prudential Indicators as shown in Appendix D.

 

5.    That the General Assembly of the Council be asked to agree the capital budget carried forward into 2018/19 as per appendix C, thereby increasing the total capital budget to £25.983m.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet considered a report which provided details of the final pre-audit figures for the 2017/18 Capital Programme, the capital resources that were used to fund it and those resources that remain available to fund future investment.

 

The Cabinet noted that the Cabinet Advisory Panel had discussed concerns about underspends on the Housing Capital Programme and had asked for further commentary on this for consideration by Cabinet. This had been circulated to all members of the Council before the meeting and was also tabled for consideration by the Cabinet. The Cabinet member for Front Line Services, Customer Champion & Housing informed Cabinet that overall performance on projects in the Housing Capital Programme was good but that there were always likely to be some issues that would impact upon delivery as described in the tabled information. Cabinet noted the matters raised by the Cabinet Advisory Panel and felt that the additional information tabled provided the necessary clarification.

 

 

            RESOLVED:

 

1.    That Cabinet notes the draft outturn for the Capital Programme for 2017/18;

 

2.    That Cabinet notes the draft outturn position for 2017/18 on Capital resources, and the balance available to be carried forward into 2018/19;

 

3.    That the Cabinet recommends the total capital budget carried forward into 2018/19, as set out in Appendix C to the report, to the General Assembly of the Council including a new Supported Housing allocation;

 

4.    That Cabinet notes the outturn position on the Capital Prudential Indicators as shown in Appendix D; and

 

5.    That the General Assembly of the Council be asked to agree the capital budget carried forward into 2018/19 as per appendix C to the report, thereby increasing the total capital budget to £25.983m.

 

SD (IS)

26.

Revenue Budget Monitoring - Outturn 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Summary:

 

To inform Members of the detailed final pre-audit 2017/18 figures for the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account, including reasons for significant variances compared to the probable outturn.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the 2017/18 outturn for the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account, together with the reasons for significant variances compared to probable outturn, be noted.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet considered a report which provided details of the final pre-audit 2017/18 figures for the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account, including reasons for significant variances compared to the probable outturn.

 

Cabinet had regard to views raised by the Cabinet Advisory Panel.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

That the 2017/18 outturn for the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account, together with the reasons for significant variances compared to probable outturn, be noted.

 

SD (IS)

27.

Annual Treasury Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 146 KB

Summary:

 

1.    To inform Cabinet of the outturn position (subject to audit) of the Council’s investments and borrowing for the 2017/2018 financial year.

 

2.    To inform Cabinet of the outturn position of the Council’s treasury indicators.

 

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That Members note the outturn for the Council’s treasury management operations for 2017/2018.

 

2.    That Members note the outturn for the Council’s treasury indicators.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report which provided details of the outturn position (subject to audit) of the council’s investments and borrowing for the 2017/2018 financial year and which detailed the outturn position of the Council’s treasury indicators.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

1.  That Members note the outturn for the Council’s treasury management operations for 2017/2018; and

 

2.  That Members note the outturn for the Council’s treasury indicators.

 

28.

Public Consultation for Stone Lodge Site Redevelopment pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Summary:

 

            This report sets out the extent of the public consultation prior to the submission of the Council’s application for outline planning consent, along with the designer responses.

 

Recommendation:

 

            That the contents of the report be noted.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet considered a report which provided details of the public consultation carried out in January and February 2018 prior to the submission of the Council’s application for outline planning consent, the responses to that consultation and the responses from the Council’s design consultants.

 

Cabinet noted the comments made at the Cabinet Advisory Panel and considered the comments made in response to the consultation. Cabinet welcomed the progress being made on this project which would result in benefits to the community.   

 

            RESOLVED:

 

That the contents of the report be noted.