Monday, 21 January 2019

This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet. The meeting will commence at 6.30 pm.

NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIAL DECISIONS
Icon for pdf URGENT Notice of Confidential Decisions to be made by Cabinet on 21.01.19 - Deed of Dedication [14.84KB]

APPROVED MINUTES
Icon for pdf Approved Cabinet Minutes 21.01.19 [269.42KB]

AGENDA

1          CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS    

Mobile phones should be switched to silent.
An induction loop is fitted in the Council Chamber.  Anyone who is a hearing aid user should switch their hearing aid to position 'T'.
The Chair will explain the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency.

2          APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE     

To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting.

3          DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

4          PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

a)    Items on the agenda
b)    Items not on the agenda

5          PREVIOUS MINUTES

To confirm the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 10 December 2018.
Icon for pdf Item 05 Previous Cabinet Minutes 10.12.18 [309.92KB]

6          HEALTHY WESTON PROGRAMME

A presentation will be given by the Healthy Weston Interim Programme Manager

7          COUNCIL TAX SUPPORT POLICY FOR 2019/20

Following an Officer and Portfolio Holder review over the summer of 2018, it is recommended that the Policy remain unchanged for 2019/20.
Icon for pdf Item 07 Council Tax Support Policy - Review and Plan for 2019-20 [304.58KB]

8          EQUALITY OBJECTIVES 2019-2023

This report outlines the achievements of the Member Equality Steering Group over the past four years. It also identifies some ongoing actions. Finally, it identifies the proposed Equality Objectives for the next four years.
Icon for pdf Item 08a Equality Objectives 2019-2023 [128.06KB]
Icon for pdf Item 08b Equality Objectives 2019-2023 appendix 1 Work Plan 2019 -2023 [352.78KB]
Icon for pdf Item 08c Equality Objectives 2019-2023 appendix 2 Somerset Gypsy and Traveller Plan [158.49KB]
Icon for pdf Item 08d Equality Objectives 2019-2023 appendix 3 Somerset Public Sector Equality Policy [300.81KB]

9          OUTSIDE BODY ARRANGEMENT

Cabinet will be given an opportunity to review a number of the arrangements for Member representations on strategic partnerships and outside bodies. This month Cabinet will be asked to review the following:

  • Mendip Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership Committee - Councillors Tom Killen and Mike Pullin
  • Mendip Community Support - Councillor Simon Davies
  • Mendip Quarry Advisory Group - Councillors Alan Townsend, David van Dyk and Bryan Beha
  • Mendip YMCA - Councillor Philip Ham

REPORTS FOR INFORMATION

10        PORTFOLIO HOLDER DECISIONS

To note any recent Portfolio Holder Decisions.

11        FORWARD PLAN                                 

To note the current Forward Plan.
Icon for pdf Item 11 Mendip District Council Forward Plan [368.41KB]

12        MINUTES FOR INFORMATION                                                              

13        URGENT BUSINESS

To consider any business that the Chair considers is urgent.