Agenda

Cabinet - Thursday 8 December 2022 7.00 pm

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 of the Cabinet held on 27 October 2022 pdf icon PDF 344 KB

Summary:

 

To consider the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 27 October 2022.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 27 October 2022 be approved 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 5 December 2022

To follow

6.

References from Committees

None at this stage.

A - Strategies, Policies, Key Decisions, Consultations

7.

Tenant and Leaseholder Engagement Strategy 2023-2026 pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Summary:

 

To consider the Tenant and Leaseholder Engagement Strategy 2023-2026.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the [draft] Tenant and Leaseholder Engagement Strategy 2023-2026, attached at Appendix A to the report, be approved.

Additional documents:

B - Non-Key Decisions, Monitoring Reports

8.

Housing Annual Report for Tenants and Leaseholders 2021 pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Summary:

 

To consider the Housing Annual Report for Tenants and Leaseholders 2021.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the draft Housing Annual Report 2021 for Tenants and Leaseholders 2021, attached at Appendix A to the report, be approved.

Additional documents:

9.

Local Scheme of Support for Council Tax 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Summary:

 

To recommend the rolling forward of the Local Scheme of Support for Council Tax 2022/23, effective from 1 April 2023.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the General Assembly of the Council be recommended to roll forward the Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2022/23, to be effective from 1 April 2023.

10.

Financial Contributions to Parish and Town Council's 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Summary:

 

To agree the level of financial contributions to be paid to Parish and Town Councils in 2023/24 and to recommend accordingly.

 

Recommendations:

 

1. That, subject to recommendations 2 and 3 below, the following contributions be made to Parish and Town Councils, to compensate for lost council tax income in local areas from the council tax support scheme:

                                               

                                                                                                       £ 

 

Bean

334

Darenth

1,923

Longfield

631

Southfleet

198

Stone

7,021

Sutton at Hone and Hawley

1,737

Swanscombe and Greenhithe

14,435

Wilmington

1,317

 

 

2. That, the contributions be made subject to the Parish and Town Councils submitting suitably analysed details of estimated net expenditure for the ensuing year by 31 January 2023, and actual net expenditure for the preceding year no later than six months after the end of the 2022 financial year, in a format prescribed by the Council; and

 

3. That the payments be made in two equal instalments, the first on 30 April 2023 (or next working day) and the second, the latter of 30 September 2023 (or next working day) or seven days following receipt of the Parish or Town Councils’ 2022/23 accounts, certified as correct by their Clerks.

 

Additional documents:

C - Items for Information, noting, endorsing

11.

Revenue Budget Monitoring 2022/23 - Projected Outturn pdf icon PDF 100 KB

This report is ‘to follow.

Additional documents:

12.

Capital Programme Budget Monitoring Report 2022/23 - Progress and Projected Outtun pdf icon PDF 191 KB

This report is ‘to follow.

 

Additional documents:

13.

Corporate Performance Monitoring - 2nd Quarter pdf icon PDF 90 KB

This report is ‘to follow.

 

Additional documents:

14.

Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 293 KB

Summary:

 

To receive the minutes of the meeting of the Policy Overview Committee held on 6 September 2022.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Policy Overview Committee held on 6 September 2022 be noted.