Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Monday 19th November 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Meeting Room - Taunton Library

Contact: Michael Bryant or Scott Wooldridge  01823 357628 Email: democraticservices@somerset.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

Details of Cabinet Member interests in District, Town and Parish Councils will be displayed in the meeting room. The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected via the Community Governance team.

3.

Minutes from the meeting held on 17th October 2018 pdf icon PDF 99 KB

The minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 5th November 2018 will be brought to the 19th December 2018 Cabinet meeting for Members approval.

4.

Public Question Time

The Chair will allow members of the public to present a petition on any matter within the Cabinet’s remit. Questions or statements about any matter on the agenda for this meeting may be taken at the time when each matter is considered.

5.

2018/19 Revenue Budget Monitoring pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report.

Decision:

DECISION

Following consideration of the officer report and discussion the Cabinet RESOLVED to:

 

  • Note the projected revenue budget outturn position for 2018/19 (being an overspend of £3.158m), the current Aged Debt Analysis and the projected delivery of the Medium Term Financial Plan savings.
  • Agree to a £0.057m transfer from contingencies to Corporate & Support Services (Communications) as referred to in paragraph 7.12

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

6.

Capital Investment Programme 2018/19 - Quarter 2 Report pdf icon PDF 242 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

Following consideration of the officer report, appendix and discussion the Cabinet RESOLVED to note the contents of this report.

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

7.

Treasury Management Mid-Year Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 356 KB

To consider the report.

Decision:

DECISION

 

 

Following consideration of the officer report and discussion the Cabinet RESOLVED to endorse the Treasury Management Mid-Year Report for 2018-19 and recommended that it is received and endorsed by Full Council on 28th November 2018

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

8.

Corporate Performance Report - End of September (Q2 2018/19) pdf icon PDF 304 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

Following consideration of the officer report, appendix and discussion the Cabinet :

 

  1. Noted the information contained within the report.
  2. Considered that the proposed management actions already in place are adequate to improve performance to the desired level.
  3. Agreed this report and its appendices as the latest position for Somerset County Council against its Council Vision

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

9.

Heart of the SW Joint Committee Update pdf icon PDF 544 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

Following consideration of the officer report and discussion the Cabinet RESOLVED to recommend to Council to:

 

(a)  Note the progress report setting out the work of the Heart of the South West (HotSW) Joint Committee since its establishment in March 2018;

(b)  Agree to delegate the development and endorsement of the HotSW Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) to the HotSW Joint Committee (noting that final approval of the HotSWLIS rests with the HotSW Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the Government);

(c)  Note the Budget statement for 2018/19 set out in Appendix B and that in accordance with the decisions taken at the time the Committee was established, the Council is asked to make provision for a financial contribution towards the costs of the Joint Committee for 2019/20 in line with the 2018/19 contribution (£10,500).  A further budget update will be provided in advance of the 2019/20 financial year and any additional contribution requested (including in-year) will be submitted as a fully costed agreed proposal within a work programme and only after all other potential sources of funding have been exhausted.  

(d)  Agree the Budget and Cost-sharing Agreement set out in Appendix B to this report.

 

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

10.

Somerset Waste Partnership Business Plan 2019-2024 pdf icon PDF 278 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

Following consideration of the officer report, appendix and discussion the Cabinet RESOLVED to approve the Somerset Waste Partnership’s Draft Business Plan 2019-24 (as set out in Appendix A).

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

11.

Annual Report of the Director of Public Health 2018: Emotional health and Wellbeing - Looking through the lens of self harm pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

Following consideration of the officer report, appendix and discussion the Cabinet RESOLVED to :

 

  1. Endorse this report
  2. Note and support the recommendations in the report

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report

 

13.

Any other urgent items of business

The Chair may raise any items of urgent business.

12.

Somerset Improving Lives Strategy pdf icon PDF 272 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

DECISION

Following consideration of the officer report, appendix and discussion the Cabinet RESOLVED to endorse the Improving Lives Strategy, 2019-2028.

 

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report

 

REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report