Agenda and decisions


Executive
Monday 4 November 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA

Contact: Aaron Hetherington, Democratic and Elections  Email: democracy@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01295 227956

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Items
No. Item

2.

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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3.

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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4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on .

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5.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

 

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6.

Consideration of the Examiner's Report for the Weston on the Green Neighbourhood Plan pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Report of Assistant Director - Planning and Development

 

Purpose of report

 

The Weston on the Green Neighbourhood Plan (submission draft) has been examined by an Independent Examiner. The Examiner has produced a report and the Council, as the Local Planning Authority, is required to consider the report's recommendations; determine whether the Plan, incorporating modifications, should proceed to a referendum; and, confirm the area covered by the referendum.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1     To approve all the Examiner’s recommendations and modifications (Appendices 1 and 2), with the exception of Modifications 15, 21, 24, 26 and 27.

 

1.2     To authorise the issue of a 'decision statement' confirming the Executive’s decision and to invite representations on the Council’s proposed amendments to Modifications 15 and 21, and consequential changes required to Modifications 24, 26 and 27, of the Examiner’s report.

 

1.3     Not to proceed to referendum on the Weston on the Green Neighbourhood Plan at this time.

 

1.4     To approve the area for the future referendum as being the designated Neighbourhood Plan area in accordance with the examiner's recommendations, noting that there will be no extension to the area.

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the Examiner’s recommendations and modifications (Appendices 1 and 2), with the exception of Modifications 15, 21, 24, 26 and 27 be approved.

 

(2)      That the issuing of a 'decision statement' confirming the Executive’s decision and to invite representations on the Council’s proposed amendments to Modifications 15 and 21, and consequential changes required to Modifications 24, 26 and 27, of the Examiner’s report be authorised.

 

(3)      It be agreed to not proceed to referendum on the Weston on the Green Neighbourhood Plan at this time.

 

(4)      That the area for the future referendum as being the designated Neighbourhood Plan area in accordance with the examiner's recommendations, noting that there will be no extension to the area be approved.

 

7.

Banbury Public Spaces Protection Order Renewal pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Report of Chief Operating Officer (Deputy Chief Executive)

 

Purpose of Report

 

The Banbury Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) will expire at the end of November 2019. It is possible to extend the PSPO for a further 3-year period before it expires. This report provides the background to the PSPO, an evaluation of its effectiveness and the outcomes of public consultation undertaken during the summer. It recommends renewing the PSPO with a variation in scope.

 

Recommendations

 

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1           To approve the renewal of the Public Spaces Protection Order in Banbury Town Centre.

 

1.2           To agree that the prohibition on rough sleeping be removed from the Public Spaces Protection Order in Banbury Town Centre.

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the renewal of the Public Spaces Protection Order in Banbury Town Centre be approved.

 

(2)      That the prohibition on rough sleeping be removed from the Public Spaces Protection Order in Banbury Town Centre be approved.

 

8.

Proposal to Extend Cherwell District Council's Participation in Refugee Resettlement pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Report of Assistant Director Housing and Social Care Commissioning

 

Purpose of report

 

To provide an update on Cherwell District Council’s participation in the Government’s Vulnerable Person’s Relocation Scheme (VPRS) and agree to participate in the new global scheme by resettling a further 6 families from April 2020 onwards.

 

Recommendations

 

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1     To support Cherwell District Council’s participation in the new global scheme which begins in April 2020.

 

1.2           To accept a further 6 families for resettlement under the new scheme.

 

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Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That Cherwell District Council’s participation in the new global scheme which begins in April 2020 be supported.

 

(2)      That a further 6 families for resettlement under the new scheme be accepted.

 

9.

Council Tax Discount Scheme across Oxfordshire District Councils and Oxfordshire County Councils pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Report of Executive Director Finance (Interim)

 

Purpose of report

 

To provide members with a draft policy proposing a Council Tax Discount Scheme for Care Leavers from April 2020.

             

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1           To approve that Care Leavers are determined as a class for the purpose of Section 13A(1)c  of The Local Government Finance Act 1992.

 

1.2           To approve the implementation of a Council Tax Discount for Care Leavers from 1 April 2020.

 

1.3           To approve the Memorandum of Understanding as an agreement between the Oxfordshire Authorities to share the financial commitment to support care Leavers.

 

1.4           To seek a decision as to whether the Authorities should approach Thames Valley Police and town and parish councils to make a financial contribution proportionate to their precepts.         

 

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Decision:

Resolved

            

(1)      That the Care Leavers are determined as a class for the purpose of Section 13A(1)c  of The Local Government Finance Act 1992 be approved.

 

(2)      That the implementation of a Council Tax Discount for Care Leavers from 1 April 2020 be approved.

 

(3)      That the Memorandum of Understanding as an agreement between the Oxfordshire Authorities to share the financial commitment to support care Leavers be approved.

 

(4)      That the Authorities should approach Thames Valley Police and town and parish councils to make a financial contribution proportionate to their precepts.         

 

10.

Monthly Performance, Finance and Risk Monitoring Report - September 2019 pdf icon PDF 711 KB

Report of Executive Director: Finance and Governance and Assistant Director: Performance and Transformation

 

Purpose of report

 

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

 

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 monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report be noted.

11.

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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