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Agenda

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

Contact: Email: memberservices@dartford.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

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 Chief Officer & Director of Corporate Services.

3.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Meeting held on 22 July 2021 pdf icon PDF 316 KB

Summary:

 

To consider the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 22 July 2021.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 22 July 2021 be confirmed 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 Cabinet Advisory Panel A held on 20 September 2021

To follow

6.

References from Committees

None at this stage.

A - Strategies, Policies, Key Decisions, Consultations

7.

Policy for Publicising Enviro-crimes, ASBO's, Verdicts and Sentences pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Summary:

 

To endorse the Policy for Publicising Environmental Crime, Criminal Behaviour Orders, Verdicts and Sentences, so as to provide the Council with a defined and legitimate approach, in the public interest, to improve the effectiveness, transparency and accountability of its enforcement related activities, prevent and detect crime, identify offenders, encourage the release of images to the media where appropriate and at the earliest opportunity, discourage offending and/or re-offending etc.

Recommendation:

That the Policy for Publicising Environmental Crime, Criminal Behaviour Orders, Verdicts and Sentences, at Appendix A to the report, be endorsed.

 

 

 

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B - Non-Key Decisions, Monitoring Reports

8.

Communications and Media Protocol for Investigating Officers pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Summary:

 

To endorse the Communications & Media Protocol for Investigating Officers, to ensure that any communications pertaining to regulatory and enforcement across the Council is well coordinated, effectively managed and responsive to the diverse information needs of the Council and the public.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the Communications & Media Protocol for Investigating Officers, at Appendix A to the report, be endorsed.

Additional documents:

9.

Dartford Town Centre - Parking Study - Objectives and Approach pdf icon PDF 264 KB

Summary:

 

To report on the proposed Parking Study for the Dartford Town Centre and matters ancillary thereto.

 

Recommendations:

 

1. That the provisional area for the Parking Study be agreed as identified in Appendix A to the report and that work on identification of the priority areas be undertaken, as set out in paragraph 7.2 of the report; and

2. That a further report be presented to Cabinet in due course setting out:

 

                   i.       the results of the Identification Stage;

                 ii.       the recommended priorities for consultation and further investigation;

                iii.       details of the proposed Stage 1 informal consultation and the area(s) that this will relate to.

 

Additional documents:

10.

Revision to Part 1 of the Approved Scheme of Delegations to Officers: 1-4-1 Right-to-Buy Replacement Scheme Delegations pdf icon PDF 123 KB

Summary:

 

To seek approval for a revision, for the reasons outlined in the report, to the financial threshold  applying to the 1-4-1 Right to Buy Replacement Scheme property sales and purchases delegation, within which the Director of Housing and Public Protection is authorised to act.

 

Recommendation:

 

That, for the reasons referred to in paras. 3.3 and 3.5 of the report, the financial threshold relating to 1-4-1 Right to Buy Replacement Scheme property sales and purchases  delegation, within which the Director of Housing and Public Protection is authorised to act, be increased to £500,000.

11.

Street Naming and Numbering: Site 1 - Northfleet West Sub-Station (Phase 2C) and Site 2 - Stone Lodge Development Complex Access Road pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Summary:

 

To seek approval for single new road names for the next phase of the Northfleet West Sub Station development and for the main access to the area known as the Stone Lodge Development Complex.

 

Recommendations:

 

1. That the single new road name for the next phase of the Northfleet West Sub-Station development be approved as Rixson: and

2. That the single new road name for the access way to the Stone Lodge Development Complex be approved as Stone Lodge.

 

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C - Items for Information, noting, endorsing

12.

Ombudsman Annual Review Letter pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Summary:

 

To receive and note the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s Annual Review Letter 2021 and the Housing Ombudsman’s Landlord Performance Data 2019/2020.

 

Recommendations:

 

1. That the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s Annual Review Letter 2021, at Appendix A to the report and the corresponding data tables at Appendix B, be noted; and

 

2. That the Housing Ombudsman’s Landlord Performance Data 2019/2020, at Appendix C to the report, be noted.

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13.

Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Summary:

 

To receive the minutes of the following meetings:

 

(a) Strategic Housing Board held on 14 July 2021;

 

(b) Policy Overview Committee held on 20 July 2021.

 

 

Recommendation:

 

That the minutes of the meetings of the Strategic Housing Board held on 14 July 2021 and of the Policy Overview Committee held on 20 July 2021 be noted.

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