Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Tuesday, 22nd September, 2015 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - County Hall

Contact: Andy Cottell  01273 481955

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Items
No. Item

12.

Minutes of the meeting held on 29 June 2015 pdf icon PDF 124 KB

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Minutes:

12.1     The minutes of the meeting held on 29 June 2015 were agreed as a correct record

13.

Council Monitoring: Quarter 1 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report by Chief Executive

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Minutes:

13.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Executive

 

13.2     It was RESOLVED to note the latest monitoring position for the Council

 

Reason

 

13.3     The report sets out the Council’s position and year end projections for the Council Plan targets, Revenue Budget, Capital Programme, savings plan together with risks for quarter 1.

14.

Devolution - Three Southern Counties Prospectus pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Report by Chief Executive

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Minutes:

14.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Executive

 

14.2     It was RESOLVED to note the report and endorse the work to date

 

Reason

 

14.3     To consider the Three Southern Counties Prospectus that has been submitted to Government

 

15.

East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Sites Plan - Regulation 19 Consultation pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Report by Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

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Minutes:

15.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport together with an Addendum in relation to the following safeguarding policies for minerals- SP 8, SP 9 and SP 10

 

15.2     It was RESOLVED to:

 

1)    note progress on the Waste and Minerals Sites Plan;

 

2)            agree, subject to the endorsement of Brighton & Hove City Council and the South Downs National Park Authority, that the draft Proposed Submission Waste and Minerals Sites Plan, attached as Appendix 1, is published for 8 weeks public consultation and subsequent submission to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012; and

 

3)             authorise the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport to make, if necessary, minor changes to the document arising from any views of the City Council and National Park Authority.

 

Reason

 

15.3     Appraisal and analysis work on the Waste and Minerals Sites Plan (WMSP) has resulted in the preparation of a flexible approach to options to meet the requirements for additional waste recycling and recovery facilities identified in the Waste and Minerals Plan.  Progress has been made on waste water requirements and the need to safeguard minerals resources.  The public consultation document for the Proposed Submission WMSP has now been prepared and considered by the Cabinet. The Director of Communities, Economy and Transport has been authorised to make any minor changes arising from the views of the City Council and the South Downs National Park Authority.           

 

16.

Risk Management Framework pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Report by Chief Operating Officer

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Minutes:

16.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer.

 

16.2     It was RESOLVED – to agree the updated risk management framework

 

Reason

 

16.3     Whilst the opportunity has been taken to make a number of improvements to the risk management framework, the council’s overall approach to risk management remains fundamentally the same.  Cabinet agreed the updated risk management framework, which now reflects current practice, recognising that risk management should not be a scientific process and should complement, rather than duplicate, other management activities. The updated risk management framework replaces the Risk Management Strategy 2011-2014 and was endorsed by the Audit, Best Value and Community Services Scrutiny Committee in July 2015.

 

 

17.

Internal Audit Services: Annual Report and Opinion 2014/15 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Report by Chief Operating Officer

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Minutes:

17.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer

 

17.2     It was RESOLVED to note the internal service’s opinion on the Council’s control environment

 

Reason

 

17.3     To note the internal audit service’s opinion on the Council’s control environment which has been considered by the Audit, Best Value and Community Services Scrutiny Committee.

18.

Internal Audit Strategy 2015/16 and Annual Plan pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Report by Chief Operating Officer

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Minutes:

18.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer

 

18.2     It was RESOLVED to agree the Council’s Internal Audit Strategy 2015/16 and Annual Plan

 

Reason

 

18.3     To agree the Internal Audit Strategy and Annual Plan which had previously been agreed by the Audit Best Value and Community Services Scrutiny Committee.

19.

To agree which items are to be reported to the County Council

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Minutes:

19.1     The Cabinet agreed that items 5 and 6 should be reported to the County Council

 

19.2     Item 7 to be reported to the County Council for decision

 

[Note:  The items being reported refer to minute numbers13, 14 and 15]