Decisions


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Decisions published

25/01/2023 - Treasury Management Report - Q3 2022/23 (December 2022) ref: 4299    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2023 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2023

Effective from: 25/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the contents of this Treasury Management Report be noted.


25/01/2023 - Capital, Investment and Treasury Management Strategies 2023-24 ref: 4298    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2023 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2023

Effective from: 25/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the draft Capital, Investment and Treasury Management Strategies 2023-24 be endorsed and recommended to Executive to recommend to Council for adoption.


25/01/2023 - Internal Audit Progress Report 2022/23 ref: 4297    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2023 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2023

Effective from: 25/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the progress with the 2022/23 Internal Audit Plan and the outcome of the completed audits be noted.


25/01/2023 - Annual Governance Statement 2021/2022 - Update on Actions ref: 4296    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2023 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2023

Effective from: 25/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That, having given due consideration the update on the actions arising from the Annual Governance Statement 2021/2022 be noted

 

(2)            That the formation of the Corporate Oversight & Knowledge Governance Group by the Monitoring Officer be noted.


25/01/2023 - Work Programme ref: 4300    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 25/01/2023 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2023

Effective from: 25/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the work programme update be noted.


16/11/2022 - Declarations of Interest ref: 4301    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Made at meeting: 16/11/2022 - Accounts, Audit and Risk Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2023

Effective from: 16/11/2022

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest.


24/01/2023 - Work Programme 2022-23 ref: 4294    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 24/01/2023 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 25/01/2023

Effective from: 24/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the Work Plan be noted.

 

(2)      That the update on items previously considered by the Committee be noted.


24/01/2023 - Working Groups Update ref: 4295    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 24/01/2023 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 25/01/2023

Effective from: 24/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the Working Group updates be noted.


24/01/2023 - December 2022 Performance Monitoring Report ref: 4293    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 24/01/2023 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 25/01/2023

Effective from: 24/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That, having given due consideration, the monthly Performance Report for December 2022 be noted and no comments be passed to the Executive for consideration at their 6 February meeting.


24/01/2023 - Integrated Care Partnership Strategy ref: 4292    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 24/01/2023 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 25/01/2023

Effective from: 24/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the following points raised by the Assistant Director Wellbeing & Housing be endorsed to form the basis of Cherwell District Council’s consultation response:

·      Monitoring and evaluation/measurement of objectives

·      More focus on activity

·      Reference to infrastructure for health and housing

·      Improved focus on good parenting

·      Reference to dying well

·      Improving transitions

·      More reference to partnership working and system resources

 


19/01/2023 - Draft Local Plan 2040 (Regulation 18) Consultation ref: 4291    For Determination

To consider the draft review of the Cherwell Local Plan for consultation

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 19/01/2023 - Executive

Decision published: 20/01/2023

Effective from: 26/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That consideration of the Draft Local Plan 2040 (Regulation 18) Consultation be deferred until a later date (to be determined) in light of the comments of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and Executive to allow officers to consider these comments.

Lead officer: Andrew Maxted, David Peckford


18/01/2023 - Consultation on Revisions to the Council's Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Policy ref: 4290    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Licensing Committee

Made at meeting: 18/01/2023 - Licensing Committee

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 18/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That, with due consideration, the following comments are made for consideration in the preparation of the final policy to be passed to Full Council for adoption:

 

·      Endorse the changes proposed by officers and the further revisions intended as a result of consultation feedback as outlined in their introduction to the Committee.

·      Request officers consider how vintage vehicles used for private hire can be included in the policy.

·      For officers to look into how wheelchair accessibility vehicles will meet the ultra-low emissions policy to ensure the emissions policy does not reduce availability of wheelchair accessible vehicles.

·      Thanks to the officers for the hard work they have put into creating the draft policy.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


17/01/2023 - Reserve Strategy and Medium Term Reserves Plan 2023/24 ref: 4289    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 17/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the outcome of the review of reserves and the forecast over the MTFS period be noted

 

(2)      That, having given due consideration, Executive be advised that the Budget Planning Committee supports the draft reserve allocations.


17/01/2023 - Capital and Investment Strategy 2023-24 ref: 4288    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 17/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the draft Capital and Investment Strategy for 2023-24 be recommended to Executive.


17/01/2023 - Review of Committee Work Plan ref: 4287    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Budget Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Budget Planning Committee

Decision published: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 17/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)      That the verbal update on the Committee Work Plan be noted.


11/01/2023 - Draft Local Plan 2040 (Regulation 18) Consultation ref: 4280    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Made at meeting: 11/01/2023 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision published: 17/01/2023

Effective from: 11/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)           That having given due consideration to the draft Local Plan 2040, the following comments be made to Executive for consideration:

·       The balance of affordable housing included in the plan is not ambitious enough or adequate.

·       Clarity and assurance there is no change from the partial review of the Local Plan regarding Frieze Farm in Kidlington and its provision as an alternative Golf Course location.

·       It is important that all infrastructure keeps pace with development as well as ensuring satisfactory integration between new developments and established communities.

·       The importance of farming in the district has been recognised in the draft, but it should be given more prominence.

·       Noting the reference to Bicester Strategic Corridors, consideration should be given to creating a formal Green Belt around Bicester.

·       More should be done to maintain the Green Ring around Kidlington.

·       Rural allocation of housing should be equitable.

·       Executive to assure itself that the wording of policies included in the plan is strong enough, particularly those in relation to Climate Action and viability.

·       That Members be given more opportunities to engage, provide feedback and comments during the Regulation 18 consultation.

 

(2)           That it be noted that the Assistant Director – Planning and Development will retain delegated authority, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Planning, to make minor amendments to the draft document, including correcting of typos or formatting errors, up to the start of the consultation.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


12/01/2023 - Salvation Army, Swan Close Road, Banbury, OX16 5AQ ref: 4285    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

Approved, conditions to be set out in the minutes.

Wards affected: Banbury Grimsbury and Hightown;


12/01/2023 - Unit 6, Oxford Technology Park, Technology Drive, Kidlington, OX5 1GN ref: 4282    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

Approved, conditions to be set out in the minutes.

Wards affected: Kidlington West;


12/01/2023 - Unit 7, Oxford Technology Park, Technology Drive, Kidlington, OX5 1GN ref: 4283    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

Approved, conditions to be set out in the minutes.

Wards affected: Kidlington West;


12/01/2023 - Oxford Technology Park, Langford Lane, Kidlington ref: 4284    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

Approved, conditions to be set out in the minutes.

Wards affected: Kidlington West;


12/01/2023 - Land North West Bicester Home Farm, Lower Farm and SRG2, Caversfield ref: 4281    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

Deferred to enable the extra information which was circulated with the update paper as it was felt that there was inadequate time to review and this should be incorporated in the report as part of a published agenda.

Wards affected: Bicester North and Caversfield;


12/01/2023 - Appeals Progress Report ref: 4286    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the planning appeals progress report be noted.