Agenda, decisions and draft minutes


Executive - Monday 7 September 2020 5.30 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting

Contact: Natasha Clark, Democratic and Elections  Email: democracy@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01295 221589

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41.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest that they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

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Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

42.

Petitions and Requests to Address the Meeting

The Chairman to report on any requests to submit petitions or to address the meeting.

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Minutes:

There were no petitions or requests to address the meeting.

43.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 210 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Extraordinary Executive meeting held on 20 August 2020.

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Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 20 August 2020 were agreed as a correct record, to be signed by the Chairman in due course.

44.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

 

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Minutes:

There were no Chairman’s announcements.

 

45.

Monthly Performance, Finance and Risk Monitoring Report - July 2020 pdf icon PDF 839 KB

Report of Director of Finance and Head of Insight and Corporate Programmes

 

Purpose of report

 

This report summarises the Council’s Performance, Risk and Finance monitoring position as at the end of the first quarter.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1      To note the monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report.

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring report at July 2020 be noted.

Minutes:

The Director of Finance and Head of Insight and Corporate Programmes submitted a report which summarised the Council’s Performance, Risk and Finance monitoring position as at the end of the first quarter.

 

Resolved

 

(1)           That the Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring report at July 2020 be noted.

 

Reasons

 

The Council is committed to performance, risk and budget management and reviews progress against its corporate priorities on a monthly basis.

 

This report provides an update on progress made during July 2020 to deliver the Council’s priorities through reporting on Performance, the Leadership Risk Register and providing an update on the financial position.

 

Alternative options

 

Option 1: This report illustrates the Council’s performance against the 2020-21 business plan. As this is a monitoring report, no further options have been considered. However, members may wish to request that officers provide additional information.

46.

Partial Review of the Cherwell Local Plan 2011-2031 - Oxford's Unmet Housing Need: Inspector's Report and Plan Adoption pdf icon PDF 767 KB

Report of Assistant Director - Planning and Development

 

***Please note the appendices to this report have been published as a supplement to the main agenda pack***

 

Purpose of report

 

To consider the Inspector’s Report on the Examination of the Partial Review of the Cherwell Local Plan 2011-2031 - Oxford’s Unmet Housing Need (the Partial Review Plan) and to make recommendations to Council on the adoption of the Plan. 

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.          To note the conclusions of the Inspector’s Report and endorse the Inspector’s recommended Main Modifications (Appendix 1).

 

2.          To endorse the incorporation of the minor modifications set out in Appendix 2.

 

3.          To note the necessary changes to the Housing Trajectory (Appendix 3) and Infrastructure Schedule (Appendix 4) arising from the Inspector’s recommendations and Main Modifications.

 

4.          To note the Equalities Impact Assessment at Appendix 5.

 

5.          To note the final Policies Maps at Appendix 6.

 

6.          To recommend to Council that it adopts the Partial Review of the Cherwell Local Plan as presented at Appendix 7.

 

7.          To recommend to Council that it delegates to the Assistant Director – Planning and Development the publication of an updated Adopted Policies Map to illustrate graphically the application of policies contained in the adopted development plan.

 

8.          To recommend to Council that it delegates to the Assistant Director – Planning and Development, the correction of minor spelling, grammatical or typographical errors and any minor improvements from a presentational perspective prior to the publication of the Local Plan.

 

9.          To recommend to Council that it authorises the Assistant Director – Planning and Development to publish the Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement (Appendix 8) and Local Plan Adoption Statement (Appendix 9).

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That the conclusions of the Inspector’s Report be noted and the Inspector’s recommended Main Modifications be endorsed (Annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book).

 

(2)           That the incorporation of the minor modifications as set out in the Annex to the Minutes (as set out in the Minute Book) be endorsed.

 

(3)           That the necessary changes to the Housing Trajectory and Infrastructure Schedule (Annexes to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) arising from the Inspector’s recommendations and Main Modifications be noted.

 

(4)           That the Equalities Impact Assessment (Annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be noted.

 

(5)           That the final Policies Maps (Annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be noted.

 

(6)           That Full Council be recommended to adopt the Partial Review of the Cherwell Local Plan (Annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book).

 

(7)           That Full Council be recommended to delegate to the Assistant Director – Planning and Development the publication of an updated Adopted Policies Map to illustrate graphically the application of policies contained in the adopted development plan.

 

(8)           That Full Council be recommended to delegate to the Assistant Director – Planning and Development, the correction of minor spelling, grammatical or typographical errors and any minor improvements from a presentational perspective prior to the publication of the Local Plan.

 

(9)           That Full Council be recommended to authorise the Assistant Director – Planning and Development to publish the Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement and Local Plan Adoption Statement (Annexes to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book).

 

Minutes:

The Assistant Director - Planning and Development submitted a report to consider the Inspector’s Report on the Examination of the Partial Review of the Cherwell Local Plan 2011-2031 - Oxford’s Unmet Housing Need (the Partial Review Plan) and to make recommendations to Council on the adoption of the Plan. 

 

In introducing the report the Lead Member for Planning commended and thanked the Assistant Director Planning and Development, the Acting Manager Planning Policy, Conservation and Design and the Planning Policy Team for their hard work on the Cherwell Local Plan and partial review.

 

Resolved

 

(1)           That the conclusions of the Inspector’s Report be noted and the Inspector’s recommended Main Modifications be endorsed (Annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book).

 

(2)           That the incorporation of the minor modifications as set out in the Annex to the Minutes (as set out in the Minute Book) be endorsed.

 

(3)           That the necessary changes to the Housing Trajectory and Infrastructure Schedule (Annexes to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) arising from the Inspector’s recommendations and Main Modifications be noted.

 

(4)           That the Equalities Impact Assessment (Annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be noted.

 

(5)           That the final Policies Maps (Annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be noted.

 

(6)           That Full Council be recommended to adopt the Partial Review of the Cherwell Local Plan (Annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book).

 

(7)           That Full Council be recommended to delegate to the Assistant Director – Planning and Development the publication of an updated Adopted Policies Map to illustrate graphically the application of policies contained in the adopted development plan.

 

(8)           That Full Council be recommended to delegate to the Assistant Director – Planning and Development, the correction of minor spelling, grammatical or typographical errors and any minor improvements from a presentational perspective prior to the publication of the Local Plan.

 

(9)           That Full Council be recommended to authorise the Assistant Director – Planning and Development to publish the Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement and Local Plan Adoption Statement (Annexes to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book).

 

Reasons

 

The Partial Review of the Local Plan is an important part of the Council’s Local Development Scheme.  Its completion would enable the Council to fulfil its commitment in paragraph B.95 of the adopted Cherwell Local Plan (2015).  It would draw to a conclusion a significant period of concerted, cooperative work and provide certainty for the affected communities, notwithstanding the concerns of many who have objected to the development proposals.

 

Those objections have been considered by the Planning Inspector. He has considered why and how the Plan has been prepared, its proposals and its likely effects. He has considered the case against the Plan, including through public hearings.

 

The purpose of the Plan is clear - to provide housing to meet identified need.  The plan would provide 4,400 homes including 2200 homes as affordable housing. It would ensure  ...  view the full minutes text for item 46.

47.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

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There were no items of urgent business.