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Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Items
No. Item

316.

Leader's Announcements

Minutes:

Councillor Watts expressed his sadness at the recent death of Tracy Williams from Children’s Services and spoke of the important contribution Tracey made to the council’s work.  Councillor Watts sent condolences to her family and friends on behalf of the Executive.

317.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Caluori.

318.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None.

319.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 192 KB

Decision:

Noted.

Minutes:

That the Minutes of the meeting on 29 September 2016 be confirmed as a correct record and the Chair be authorised to sign them.

320.

Financial Position as at 31 August 2016 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reasons for decision – as specified in the report

Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

1.1   That the overall forecast revenue outturn for the General Fund (Table 1 and Appendix 1 of the report) of a gross overspend of £3.9m, including corporate items, and a net overspend of £0.9m after a £3.0m drawdown from the contingency reserve (Section 3 of the report) be noted.

1.2   That the actions needed to reduce the underlying forecast net General Fund overspend (Paragraph 3.2 of the report) be noted.

1.3   That the HRA is forecast to break-even (Section 5, Table 1 and Appendix 1 of the report) be noted.

1.4   That the latest capital position with forecast capital expenditure of £116.5m in 2016-17(Section 6, Table 2 and Appendix 2 of the report) be noted.


Reasons for decision – to allow Members to monitor the budget. 

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.

321.

Capital programming scrutiny - Executive Member's response pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reasons for decision – as specified in the report

Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

Councillor Watts thanked the Housing Scrutiny Committee for all their work on this scrutiny.

RESOLVED:

 

That the response to the Housing Scrutiny Committee’s recommendations for capital programming as detailed in paragraph 4 of this report, be agreed.

 

Reasons for decision – to allow work to deliver the agreed scrutiny committee recommendations to proceed.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.

 

322.

Article 4 Directions to withdraw permitted development right for change of use from shops to financial and professional services pdf icon PDF 279 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reasons for decision – as specified in the report

Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

That three Article 4 Directions that will withdraw the permitted development right which allows A1 shops to change to A2 financial and professional services without planning permission, be agreed. The three Directions will come into force on 26 May 2017 and cover the following areas:

 

(i)            Town Centres;

(ii)           Local Shopping Areas; and

(iii)          The rest of the borough, i.e. any area not designated as a Town Centre or Local Shopping Area.

Reasons for decision – To ensure proposals for A1 to A2 PD change of use in these areas are fully considered against adopted policies and therefore that local amenity and wellbeing considerations are properly taken into account.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.

 

323.

LIP (Local Implementation Plan) Transport Delivery Plan 2017-19 pdf icon PDF 184 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

Reasons for decision – as specified in the report

Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:
 

1.1   That the proposed programmes and bid for the interim Local Implementation Plan Delivery Plan 2017/18, including the schemes detailed in point 3.7 of the report, the Bus Reliability Programme 2016/17 - 17/18 and the Clerkenwell Green Major Schemes bid submission to TfL be agreed.

1.2   That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration, in consultation with the Executive Member for Environment and Transport, to make any necessary changes to these programmes be agreed.

Reasons for decision – to ensure that investment in Islington continues whilst the Mayor of London develops a new transport strategy for London.

Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.