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Contact: Email: memberservices@dartford.gov.uk 

Note: This meeting may be viewed on YouTube by highlighting and opening the following link: https://youtu.be/1vtcpO7joAQ 

Items
No. Item

Viewing this meeting on YouTube

The meeting of the Cabinet on Thursday 22nd April 2021 may be viewed on YouTube by clicking on, and opening, the following link:

 

https://youtu.be/1vtcpO7joAQ

 

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

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 the Strategic Director (Internal Services).

3.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 25 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 234 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 25 March 2021 as an accurate record.

4.

Urgent Items

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

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION IN PUBLIC

5.

To receive the Minutes of the Cabinet Advisory Panel held on 19 April 2021

To follow

6.

References from Committees

None at this stage.

A - Strategies, Policies, Key Decisions, Consultations

7.

Draft Environmental Enforcement Policy pdf icon PDF 153 KB

Summary:

 

To consider the Council’s [draft] Environmental Enforcement Policy which sets out the overall approach the Council takes towards environmental crime investigation and enforcement action. This policy provides a framework to explain the processes of environmental enforcement and assists the Council’s Environmental Enforcement Officers in decision-making. It is intended to ensure that these enforcement decisions are lawful, consistent, balanced, fair, transparent and proportionate. The policy also details the Council’s approach to regulation and the subsequent, appropriate use of enforcement powers.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    That the draft Environmental Enforcement Policy, attached at Appendix A to the report, be approved;

 

2.    That the Director of Housing and Public Protection be granted delegated authority to make amendments to the draft Environmental Enforcement Policy, as required by changes in legislation, government guidance or fees and charges; and

 

3.    That the Customer Access Review for the draft Environmental Enforcement Policy, attached at Appendix B to the report, be noted and approved.

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B - Non-Key Decisions, Monitoring Reports

8.

Replacement of Vehicle Fleet pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Summary:

 

To seek approval to purchase 4 vehicles to replace the existing aging fleet.

 

Recommendation:

 

That for the reasons detailed in the report, Contract Standing Order 7.5 be waived and 4 replacement fleet vehicles be purchased from KCS Professional Services (KCC), pursuant to a framework agreement.

C - Items for Information, noting, endorsing

9.

[Dartford] Joint Transportation Board Agreement pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Summary:

 

To inform the Cabinet of the final [Dartford] Joint Transportation Board agreement.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the [Dartford] Joint Transportation Board agreement, attached at Appendix A to the report, be noted.

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10.

Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To receive and note the minutes of the following meetings:

 

·         Strategic Housing Board held on 27 January 2021

·         Policy Overview Committee held on 16 March 2021

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