Agenda and decisions

Dorset Council - Cabinet
Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: MS Teams Live Event and not in South Walks House as advertised on the agenda

Contact: Kate Critchel  01305 252234 - Email: kate.critchel@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 28 July 2020.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

4.

Public Participation pdf icon PDF 369 KB

 

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public. Public speaking has been suspended for virtual committee meetings during the Covid-19 crisis and public participation will be dealt with through written submissions only.

 

Members of the public who live, work or represent an organisation within the Dorset Council area, may submit up to two questions or a statement of up to a maximum of 450 words.  All submissions must be sent electronically to kate.critchel@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk by the deadline set out below.  When submitting a question please indicate who the question is for and include your name, address and contact details.  Questions and statements received in line with the council’s rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the agenda.

 

Questions will be read out by an officer of the council and a response given by the appropriate Portfolio Holder or officer at the meeting.  All questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting. 

 

The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Thursday 3 September 2020.

 

 

5.

Questions from Members pdf icon PDF 448 KB

To receive any questions from members in accordance with procedure rule 13.

6.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To consider the Cabinet Forward Plan.

7.

Dorset Council Procurement Strategy 2020 - 2022 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To consider a report of the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercial and Assets.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision

 

That the Corporate Procurement Strategy (set out in Appendix 1 to the report) be adopted.

8.

Dorset Council Plan: Performance Update pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To consider a report of the Portfolio Holder for Corporate Development and Change.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision

 

That the progress against the Council’s Plan be received and noted.

9.

Digital Platform pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To consider a report of the Portfolio Holder for Corporate Development and Change.

Decision:

Decision

 

(a)       That the procurement process be completed;

 

(b)       That the making of any contract award be delegated to the Portfolio Holder for Corporate Development and Change, in consultation with the Executive Director for Corporate Development.

 

10.

Extension to Low Carbon Dorset programme pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To consider a report of the Portfolio Holder for Highways, Travel and Environment.

Decision:

Decision

 

That an extension of the Low Carbon Dorset programme using European Regional Development Funding, pending contract, be approved.

 

11.

Sub-National Partnerships pdf icon PDF 259 KB

To consider a report of the Portfolio Holder for Highways, Travel and Environment.

Decision:

Decision

 

(a)       That the continuation of Dorset Council’s membership of the Western Gateway Sub-National Transport Body, be approved;

 

(b)       That the submission of an expression of interest from Dorset Council with BCP Council to join the Western Gateway Powerhouse be approved and that authority be delegated to the Executive Director of Place to negotiate detailed terms.

 

12.

Revised Local Development Scheme pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To consider a report of the Portfolio Holder for Planning.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision

 

That the revised Local Development Scheme, as set out in the Appendix to the report, be agreed for publication.

 

13.

Screening Review of the Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole Minerals Strategy 2014 pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To consider a report of the Portfolio Holder for Planning.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision

 

(a)       It be noted that following Screening of the Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole Minerals Strategy 2014 for Review, a full or partial Review of the Minerals Strategy will not be undertaken this year. Officers would continue monitoring the Minerals Strategy 2014 and it would be screened again in 2021.

(b)       That the Dorset Council Local Development Scheme be updated accordingly to reflect these actions.

(c)        That the 2020 Review of the Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole Minerals Strategy 2014 , as set out in the Appendix to this report,  be made publicly available.

 

14.

Capital funding request to support housing projects pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To consider a report of the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Safety.

Additional documents:

Decision:

(a)       That the allocation of £3.13m in the 20/21 capital programme and a further £1.65m in the 21/22 capital programme for the purchase and refurbishment of accommodation to support homeless and rough sleeper households, be approved;

 

(b)       That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Housing, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Safety and the Section 151 Officer, the ability to purchase 1-bedroom properties for use as temporary accommodation;

 

(c)        That authority be delegated  to the Corporate Director for Property and Assets, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Safety, the Section 151 Officer, and Corporate Director of Housing the ability to purchase properties for use as hostel accommodation.

 

15.

Climate & Ecological Emergency Executive Advisory Panel Update

To receive an update from the Portfolio Holder for Highways, Travel and Environment.

16.

Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.

 

17.

Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 1 and 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.

If Cabinet wish to discuss the details set out in the appendices of item 14 (Capital funding request to support housing projects), the MS Teams Live Event will end.

The committee will then meet in closed session to discuss the item.