Agenda and decisions

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Urban Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Contact: Lynn Cain  Email: l.cain@ashfield.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary or Personal Interests and Non Disclosable Pecuniary/Other Interests

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 24th June, 2019 be received and approved as a correct record.

4.

Interim Scrutiny Recommendations - War Memorials pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Non-Key Decision

Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Health and Leisure: Councillor Tom Hollis

 

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    the following four Scrutiny Panel B recommendations be approved:

 

·         the four priority war memorials, identified in the report, are professionally cleaned and restored in readiness for remembrance events in November 2019;

 

·         the Council continues with the submission of a grant application to the War Memorials Trust to secure funding for the professional cleaning and restoration work as required;

 

·         in conjunction with b) above, the Council immediately identifies sufficient funding for the professional cleaning and restoration work required, should the grant application to the War Memorials Trust prove unsuccessful;

 

·         a communications plan be developed ensuring the public is fully informed of the proposed cleaning and restoration works and any other events or plans relating to the District’s war memorials;

 

b)    the Council to also match fund the cost of professionally cleaning and restoring a suitable war memorial located within the Rural areas, once identified, following discussions with the War Memorial Maintenance Association and its representatives.

5.

Corporate Scorecard Performance - 2018/19 Year End Outturn pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Key Decision

Leader of the Council: Councillor Jason Zadrozny

 

Decision:

RESOLVED

that Cabinet notes the levels of performance achieved against the Corporate Scorecard for the year ending 2018/19 in order to ensure alignment with the Council’s future ambitions and corporate priorities.

 

 

 

6.

Digital and Service Transformation Programme pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    the progress of the current Digital and Service Transformation Programme and the initial benefits delivered, as presented, be received and noted;

 

b)    the overarching business case and direction of travel, as outlined in the report, be approved;

 

c)    approval be given for the release of a further £100k from the Corporate Change reserve to be committed to the Digital and Service Transformation Programme;

 

d)    delegated authority be granted to the Corporate Finance Manager, in conjunction with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, to facilitate the allocation of funding from the corporate change and technology investment reserves to support the programme and the use of capital receipts via the Capital Receipts Flexibility Strategy where appropriate;

 

e)    the Assistant Director for Corporate Services and Transformation be requested to report back to Cabinet at 6 monthly intervals in order to report progress against programme delivery, benefits realisation and return on investment tracking.

 

7.

Big Ashfield Spring Clean 2019 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 458 KB

Non-Key Decision

Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Streets, Parks and Town Centres: Councillor Helen-Ann Smith

 

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the report detailing the performance of the 2019 Big Ashfield Spring Clean, as presented, be received and noted.

8.

Modern Day Slavery Annual Update pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Non-Key Decision

Portfolio Holder for Community Safety: Councillor Daniel Williamson

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy Statement and Transparency Statement 2019/20, as attached to this report, be approved.

9.

Council's Insurance Arrangements 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 199 KB

Non-Key Decision

Portfolio Holder for Finance: Councillor David Martin

 

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the contents of the Council’s 2018/19 Annual Insurance Report, as presented, be received and noted.

10.

Section 100A Local Government Act 1972: Exclusion of the Press and Public

A Member of the Cabinet is asked to move:-

 

“That in accordance with the provisions of Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be now excluded from the meeting during the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act and in respect of which the Proper Officer considers the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”

 

11.

Review of Partnership Arrangement; (Exempt by Virtue of Paragraph 3)

Key Decision

Portfolio Holder for Housing: Councillor Kier Barsby

 

Decision:

RESOLVED

that delegated authority be granted to the Director of Housing and Assets to review, finalise and sign the agreed Partnership Agreement on the terms outlined in the report.