Agenda and decisions

Venue: Meeting will be held in accordance with the provisions of SI 2020/392. Link to live stream is found here: https://www.tendringdc.gov.uk/livemeetings

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

The Cabinet is asked to note any apologies for absence received from Members.

 

2.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 111 KB

3.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Personal Interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.

 

4.

Announcements by the Leader of the Council

The Cabinet is asked to note any announcements made by the Leader of the Council.

5.

Announcements by Cabinet Members

The Cabinet is asked to note any announcements made by Members of the Cabinet.

6.

Matters Referred to the Cabinet by the Council

There were none on this occasion.

7.

Matters Referred to the Cabinet by a Committee

There are none on this occasion.

8.

Leader of the Council's Items

There are none on this occasion.

9.

Cabinet Members' Items - Report of the Corporate Finance and Governance Portfolio Holder - A.1 - "Remote Meetings" and Changes to the Council's Constitution pdf icon PDF 448 KB

To seek Cabinet’s endorsement of the changes required to the Council’s Constitution in consequence of The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 No.392.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

1.      notes that changes to the Council’s Constitution are required as a direct consequence of the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020;

 

2.      endorses the changes as identified by the Monitoring Officer and as set out in this report and Appendices A - E attached hereto;

 

3.      endorses that all changes took immediate effect to comply with the Regulations;

 

4.      endorses that all Councillors conduct all Council business through their Tendring District Council online accounts using the corporate IT kit supplied to them for the smooth facilitating and running of remote meetings;

 

5.      adopts the Remote Meeting Guidance for Members and Officers attached as Appendix F and grants a delegated authority to the Head of Democratic Services and Elections to make minor changes to such Guidance, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Corporate Finance and Governance;

 

6.      requests that the Portfolio Holder’s Constitution Review Working Party undertake a light-touch review of any changes to be made to the Constitution and the application of the Remote Meeting Guidance and reflects upon working practices for remote meetings and then submits its recommendations direct to Full Council for ratification; and

 

7.      recommends that Appendix G, as attached to this report, be submitted to Full Council as a replacement to Appendix E to the March 2020 Constitution review report, which was then subsequently approved by the Leader of the Council (on behalf of the Cabinet) for submission to Full Council.

 

10.

Cabinet Members' Items - Report of the Corporate Finance and Governance Portfolio Holder - A.2 - Financial Performance Report - Impact of Covid-19 (Estimated In-Year Performance against the Budget as at the end of June 2020 and Potential Impact on the Long Term Financial Forecast) pdf icon PDF 304 KB

To provide an early update on the financial impact of COVID 19 on the Council’s in-year position and looking ahead to 2021/22 as part of the long term forecast.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that –

 

(a)        the current estimated in-year position to the end of June 2020 and the potential impact on the long term forecast be noted; and

 

(b)          opportunities of using some of the £1.5m funding that the Council has received from the Government, to support Town and Parish Council to directly respond to COVID 19 issues within their respective areas be explored, and that the determination of the necessary arrangements be delegated to the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Corporate Governance, in consultation with the Chief Executive. 

 

11.

Cabinet Members' Items - Report of the Corporate Finance and Governance Portfolio Holder - A.3 - Performance Report January - March 2020 Outturn (Quarter Four) pdf icon PDF 306 KB

To present the performance management reports for January – March 2020 Outturn (Quarter Four).

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Decision:

RESOLVED that the current position for each performance measure as at Quarter Four (January – March 2020) be noted.

12.

Cabinet Members' Items - Report of the Housing Portfolio Holder - A.4 - Homelessness Reduction & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-2024 pdf icon PDF 256 KB

To adopt a new Homelessness Reduction & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-2024 for the District.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that –

 

(a)       the Homelessness Reduction & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-24 and its  accompanying Delivery Plan, as set out in Appendix 1 of the Strategy be adopted and;

 

(b)       the Housing Portfolio Holder be authorised to make amendments to the Strategy, if needed, after it is adopted and published.

13.

Management Team Items

There are none on this occasion.