Agenda

Cabinet Advisory Panel A - Monday 25 July 2016 7.00 pm, CANCELLED

Contact: Email: memberservices@dartford.gov.uk 

Items
Note 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 Managing Director.

3.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Meeting held on 2 June 2016 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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 25 July 2016

To follow

6.

References from Committees

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6a

Reference from Policy Overview Committee: Policy Overview Committee Annual Report 2015-2016 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

Summary:

 

To consider the Annual Report of the Policy Overview Committee for the 2015 - 2016 municipal year.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the Annual Report of the Policy Overview Committee be noted.

Additional documents:

A - Strategies, Policies, Key Decisions, Consultations

No items to consider

B - Non-Key Decisions, Monitoring Reports

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7.

Princes Park Full Size Artificial Turf Pitch Replacement pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Summary:

 

This report seeks approval from Members to financially support and to commission works for the refurbishment of Princes Park Full Size Artificial Turf Pitch (Community Pitch).

 

Recommendations:

 

1.         That the financial support for the refurbishment of the Princes Park Full Size Artificial Turf Pitch (Community Pitch) as outlined in paragraph 4.3 of the report, be approved.

 

2.         That the Managing Director be granted delegated authority in consultation with the Portfolio Member for Leisure to proceed with the appointment of contractors to deliver the refurbishment of the Princes Park Artificial Turf Pitch (Community Pitch).

Additional documents:

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8.

Independent Reviews of Homeless Decisions pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Summary:

 

The report seeks ratification for the use of an independent reviewer to carry out reviews of the Council’s homeless decisions.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the contracting out of the Section 202 Housing Act 1996 (as amended) review function to Independent Reviews Ltd, be ratified.

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9.

Street Naming and Numbering - Northfleet West Sub Station Site & Land at Central Road pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Summary:

 

This report asks Members to approve nine new road names for the first phase of the development at the Northfleet West Sub Station site and three new road names for the development of the land at Central Road.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.         That the nine new road names of Ackers, Candy, Ekman, Frost, Glover, Hildefirth, Owen, Stopes and Wilson be approved for the Northfleet West Sub Station site.

 

2.         That the three new road names of Alder, Samson and Sherbourne be approved for the land at Central Road.

Additional documents:

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10.

Capital Programme including Prudential Indicators - Outturn 2015/2016 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Summary:

 

To inform Cabinet of the final pre-audit figures for the 2015/16 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 2015/16.

 

2.         That Cabinet note the draft outturn position for 2015/16 on Capital resources, and the balance available to be carried forward into 2016/17.

 

3.         That the General Assembly of the Council be asked to agree the capital budgets carried forward into 2016/17, as set out in Appendix C to the report.

 

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

Additional documents:

C - Items for Information, noting, endorsing

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11.

Revenue Budget Monitoring - Outturn 2015/16 pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Summary:

 

To inform Members of the detailed final pre-audit 2015/16 figures for the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account, including reasons for significant variances compared to the probable outturn.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the 2015/16 outturn for the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account, together with the reasons for significant variances compared to probable outturn, be noted.

Additional documents:

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12.

Capital Programme - Monitoring 2016/2017 pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Summary:

 

To inform Cabinet of the progress to date on the schemes in the approved Capital Programme, and to report the latest position on capital resources.

 

Recommendation:

 

That Cabinet note the progress made to date on the 2016/17 Capital Programme.

Additional documents:

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13.

Revenue Budget Monitoring 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Summary:

 

To update Members on financial performance against the 2016/17 budget to date for the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account.

 

Recommendation:

 

That Members note that no significant budget problems have been identified in the first three months of the financial year.

Additional documents:

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14.

Dartford Five Year Housing Land Supply 2016-2021 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Summary:

 

1.         This report provides an update of the Council’s Five Year Housing Land supply 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2021 (Appendix A). It is a requirement of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) that this land supply is updated and published annually.

 

2.         Identification of a five year land supply has major implications for the ability of the Council to determine planning applications.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the Council’s Five Year Housing Land Supply for 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2021 at Appendix A to the report, be noted and agreed for publication.

Additional documents:

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15.

Annual Treasury Report 2015/2016 pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Summary:

 

1.           To inform Cabinet of the outturn position (subject to audit) of the Council’s investments and borrowing for the 2015/2016 financial year.

 

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

 

Recommendations:

 

1.           That Members note the outturn for the Council’s treasury management operations for 2015/2016.

 

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

Additional documents:

Exclusion of the Press and Public

TO RESOLVE: That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information.

D - Items for Consideration in Private

Confidential Appendices

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A

Princes Park Full Size Artificial Turf Pitch Replacement - Exempt Appendix B
(Exempt Category SO 46 (1) (b) Annex 1 Paragraph 3)