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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Chappell Room

Contact: Alec Dubberley  Service Manager Democratic Services

Items
No. Item

103.

Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Clarke and Councillor Barnfather (observor).

104.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 8 March 2018. pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

105.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

106.

Nottinghamshire Police Community Safety Accreditation Scheme pdf icon PDF 958 KB

Report of the Service Manager Public Protection.

 

Minutes:

The Service Manager, Public Protection introduced a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting to seek approval for Gedling Borough Council to sign up to the Nottinghamshire Police Community Safety Accreditation Scheme and to delegate the Director of Health and Community Wellbeing the authority to sign the agreement and authorise appropriate working arrangements and delegations.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Approve Gedling Borough Council signing up to the Nottinghamshire Police Community Safety Accreditation Scheme.

 

2)    Approve delegate authority to the Director of Health and Community Wellbeing in consultation with the Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services to finalise and sign the Joint Operating Protocol between Nottinghamshire Police and Gedling Borough Council shown in draft at Appendix 2 to this report; and

 

3)    Approve authority to the Director of Health and Community Wellbeing to authorise appropriate working arrangements and delegations, to ensure that the scheme is implemented and that the appropriate staff are authorised to enforce the additional powers confirmed by the scheme.

 

107.

Arnold Market pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Report of the Service Manager Economic Growth and Regeneration.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Service Manager, Economic Growth and Regeneration introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, seeking approval to move forward with aspects of acquisition and future operation of Arnold Market. An additional recommendation (referred to as resolution 8) was circulated at the meeting.

 

RESOLVED That:

 

Subject to completion of the Council’s acquisition of the Site to:

 

1)    Agree to the Council utilising its powers under the Food Act 1984 to establish a market on the Site;

2)    Approve the market stall fees as set out at Appendix 1 to this report;

3)    Authorise the Service Manager for  Property, in consultation with the Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services and the Service Manager for Community Relations to approve all necessary licences, agreements and terms and conditions for stall holders associated with the operation of a market;

 

4)    Authorise the Service Manager for Property to seek necessary approvals/licences from Nottingham City Council to operate a market at the Site; 

5)    Authorise the Service Manager for Property to obtain any necessary consents or permissions and undertake any necessary works to enable the Council to satisfactorily operate an interim market at the Site

 

6)    Authorise the Service Manager for Economic Growth and Regeneration to  progress outline designs and costings for longer term improvements to the Site, subject to funding approval;

7)    Authorise the Service Manager for Economic Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Leader of the Council to establish a cross party working group to consult on future proposals for the Site; and

 

8)      Authorise the Portfolio Holder for Growth and Regeneration to select and approve a final scheme for the Site in consultation with the cross party working group.

108.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Report of the Service Manager Democratic Services.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Service Manager, Democratic Services which had been circulated prior to the meeting, detailing the Executive’s draft Forward Plan for the next four month period.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

109.

Progress Reports from Portfolio Holders.

Minutes:

Councillor Peter Barnes (Environment)

 

·         Work to introduce a Council run Pet Cremation Service was progressing

 

·         This year’s Keep Britain Tidy Campaign will commence on 9 April.

 

·         Following the motion to the January meeting of Council, Saving Plastics Campaign was now being promoted on Council vehicles.

 

·         Residents were being encouraged to order an extra brown bin for spring collections.

 

Councillor Jenny Hollingsworth (Growth and Regeneration)

 

·         Rose Cottage at Carlton Square has been purchased by the Council and demolition was now imminent. Further improvements were planned for the site.

 

·         £350K of funding had been secured to develop the Borough’s Town Centres including Carlton Square.

 

·         A update on Planning Enforcement action was presented to Planning Committee. Thank you to Mike Avery, Service Manager on the Planning Department’s performance.

 

Councillor Gary Gregory (Community Development)

 

·         The Gedling Arts Festival programme to be finalised shortly.

 

·         Progress has been made towards the Asset Transfer of Pond Hills Community Centre with a local group hoping to take on responsibility in the near future.

 

·         A Community Safety project with local young people delivered through Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Authority would begin shortly in Netherfield.

 

Councillor Henry Wheeler (Housing, Health and Well-being)

 

·         A Social Prescribing Service aimed at to tackling social isolation was currently recruiting resident volunteers to be Community Navigators.

 

·         Calverton Leisure Centre’s extension completed and open to the public.  Attendances at the centre have increased.

 

·         The workload of Housing Needs Officers continues to show an increase.

 

·         The Local Clinical Commissioning Group is currently going through a transformation programme and seeking to make savings.

 

Councillor Michael Payne (Resources and Reputation)

 

·         The Spring edition of Contacts Magazine is due out shortly.

 

·         Thanks to the Communications Team for promoting Council projects successfully through social media.

 

·         The re-design of the Council’s website following clear government advice to make sure it is functional and serves purpose was now complete

 

·         A Meeting held with Nottingham City Council on shared enforcement for taxi drivers.

 

·         Derby City Council has written to the Secretary of State on the cancellation of the electrification of the Midland Mainline.

 

 

Councillor David Ellis (Public Protection)

 

·         Work was being undertaken to address the recent rise in reported anti-social Behaviour. There had especially been concern over social media reports on crime and the resulting effect on residents’ perceptions on the level of crime

 

·         The Selective Licensing Scheme has been agreed for introduction in Netherfield Ward. Thanks to all the officers involved.

110.

Member's Questions to Portfolio Holders.

Minutes:

None received.

111.

Any other items the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

 


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