Monday, 10 December 2018

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

Icon for pdf Approved Cabinet Minutes 10.12.18 [76.74KB]

Icon for pdf URGENT Notice of Confidential Decisions to be made by Cabinet on 10.12.18 - Education Opportunities [14.96KB] This document gives notice of decisions that will be made during private session. If you believe any of these decisions should be made in public session please contact the Committee Services team.

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 26 November 2018.
Icon for pdf Item 05 Previous Cabinet Minutes 26.11.18 [125.47KB]

6          OUTSIDE BODY ARRANGEMENT
This report has been produced to give the Cabinet 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:

-       Cranborne Chase & West Wilts Area of outstanding Natural Beauty

-       Mendip Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership Committee

-       Somerset Care and Repair

7          ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - VERBAL UPDATE

8          TREASURY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY - MID YEAR REVIEW 2018-20
This report reviews the treasury performance for the first 6 months of 2018/19
Icon for pdf Item 08 Treasury Management Strategy - Mid Year Review 2018-2019 [351.61KB]

9          DISCRETIONARY BUSINESS RATES RELIEF POLICY 2019-20
It is proposed that the established discretionary policy continue for 2019/20.
Icon for pdf Item 09 Discretionary Business Rate Relief 2019-2020 [104.45KB]

10       SOMERSET WASTE PARTNERSHIP - DRAFT BUSINESS PLAN 2019-24
The Somerset Waste Board is required to annually approve a rolling five-year business plan (covering the period 2019 to 2024).
Icon for pdf Item 10a Somerset Waste Partnership - Draft Business plan 2019-2024 [47.95KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10b Somerset Waste Partnership - Draft Business plan 2019-2024 - Appendix 1 The Plan [179.61KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10c Somerset Waste Partnership - Draft Business plan 2019-2024 - Appendix 2 Risk Register [79.47KB]

11       SOMERSET WASTE PARTNERSHIP - RECYCLE MORE UPDATE
This report summarises progress in procuring a new collection contractor (and hence delivery of Recycle More). 
Icon for pdf Item 11a Somerset Waste Partnership - Recycle More Update [71.93KB]

REPORTS FOR INFORMATION

12        PORTFOLIO HOLDER DECISIONS
To note any recent Portfolio Holder Decisions.
Icon for pdf Item 12 Portfolio Holder Decision 2018 305 November – Website Providers [63.58KB]

13        FORWARD PLAN         
To note the current Forward Plan.
Icon for pdf Item 13 Mendip District Council Forward Plan [108.41KB]

14        MINUTES FOR INFORMATION                                                              
Draft Audit Committee 31 October 2018 
Icon for pdf Item 14 Draft Audit Committee Minutes 31.10.18 [74.78KB]
Draft Scurtiny Minutes 5 November 2018
Icon for pdf Item 14b Draft Scrutiny Minutes 05.11.2018 [120.35KB]

15        URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any business that the Chair considers is urgent.

EXEMPT AND CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS

16        EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
Cabinet is asked to consider whether a resolution should be passed to exclude the press and public from the meeting during item 17 on the grounds that exempt information (as defined in Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972) of the following description is likely to be disclosed:

Category 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including those of the Council).

17       CREATING EDUCATION AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STRODE COLLEGE

CIRCULATION OF PAPERS
In accordance with Section 100B(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, reports and documents relating to item 17 disclosing exempt or confidential information have been distributed only to elected members and officers of the Council.