Decisions


Decisions published

06/01/2020 - Monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report - November 2019 ref: 3451    Recommendations Approved

To consider the Monthly Performance, Finance and Risk Monitoring Report

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 11/01/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report be noted.

Lead officer: Hedd Vaughan Evans


06/01/2020 - Climate Emergency Update Report ref: 3448    Recommendations Approved

To update Executive of progress taken in responding to the Climate Emergency Declaration

 

(Decision non-key)

 

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 11/01/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the progress being made be noted and officers be advised to continue with their approach to tackling the Climate Emergency.

Lead officer: Sam Thomas


06/01/2020 - Resumption of Land Drainage and Flood Risk Management Services ref: 3449    Recommendations Approved

To consider a report on flooding and flood risk in the district

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 11/01/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That it be agreed to to develop a policy to provide land drainage and flood risk management  services.

 

(2)            That it be agreed to allocate a revenue budget of £50,000 per annum to provide a  land drainage and flood risk management service for 2020/21 and ensuing years.

 

(3)            That it be agreed that Cherwell District Council work in partnership with the Lead Local Flood Authority (OCC)  and partners to minimise the risk of flooding to the residents and businesses in Cherwell.

 

Lead officer: Tony Brummell


06/01/2020 - Review of Council Tax Base Setting ref: 3452    Recommendations Approved

To consider the Council Tax Base Setting 

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 11/01/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That having given due consideration to the report of the Executive Director of Finance for the calculation of the Council’s Tax Base for 2020-2021, it be resolved:

 

(a)      That pursuant to the Executive Director of Finance’s report and in accordance with the Local Authorities (Calculation of Council Tax Base) (England) Regulations 2012, the amount calculated by Cherwell District Council as its Council Tax Base for the year 2020-2021 shall be 55,559.9 This shall be subject to final confirmation by the Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Lead Member for Financial Management & Governance.

 

(b)      As for the parishes which form part of its area shown in the annex to the Minutes (as set out in the Minute Book), the amount calculated as the Council Tax Base for the year 2020-2021 in respect of special items shall be as indicated in the column titled Tax Base 2020-2021.

 

(c)      As for the Flood Defence Areas which form part of its area, the amount calculated as the Council Tax Base for the year 2020-2021 for the purposes of levies on Oxfordshire County Council by River Authorities, shall be:

 

Thames Flood Defence Area                                     53,234.4

Anglian (Great Ouse) Flood Defence Area                  1,873.2

Severn Region Flood Defence Area                           452.3      

TOTAL                                                                     55,559.9

 

(2)            That final approval of the Council Tax Base for 2020-2021 be delegated to the Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Lead Member for Financial Management & Governance.

 

Lead officer: Dominic Oakeshott, Adele Taylor


06/01/2020 - Annual Monitoring Report 2019 ref: 3450    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval of the Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) 2019 and to present the District’s current housing land supply position

 

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 11/01/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the 2019 Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) (annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be approved.

 

(2)            That the district’s housing delivery and five year housing land supply positions (for conventional housing and for Gypsies and Travellers) at Section 5 of the Annual Monitoring Report and the need for updating of the land supply positions should these materially change be noted.

 

(3)            That  the 2019 Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP) update (annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be approved.

 

(4)            That the 2019 Brownfield Land Register (BLR) (annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be approved.

 

(5)            That the Assistant Director for Planning and Development be authorised to make any necessary minor and presentational changes to the Annual Monitoring Report, Infrastructure Delivery and Brownfield Land Register if required prior to publication.

Lead officer: David Peckford


06/01/2020 - Budget Setting for 2020/21 and the Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/24 ref: 3453    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 06/01/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the report and presentation of the Executive Director: Finance (Interim) be noted

 

(2)      That Executive be advised that Budget Planning Committee support the budget proposals detailed in the report and presentation, subject to the following:

 

i.       Consideration being given to the provision of a Changing Space toilet in Kidlington

ii.      The provision of solar panels on the replacement roofs of Council owned community centres

iii.     Consideration being given to the recruitment of apprentices across the Council

Wards affected: (All Wards);


06/01/2020 - Review of Committee Work Plan ref: 3454    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 06/01/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the verbal update be noted.