Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet
Tuesday, 15th January, 2019 9.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

Items
No. Item

CA.47

Commercial Property Portfolio pdf icon PDF 106 KB

This report seeks approval to the principal of acquiring commercial investment properties to generate income for the Council.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve and recommend to Council that a total Commercial Investment Portfolio budget of £40m is approved in principal and included in the Capital Programme 2019/20; £10,000 is allocated to develop the acquisition strategy funded from the Income Generating Reserves as detailed in paragraph 2.9 of the report; the Acquisition Strategy is reported back to Cabinet and Council for approval and that a decision on whether to proceed with the Commercial Property Investment Portfolio be made at this time and the proposed decision making process for commercial investments be approved by Cabinet.

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval of the principal of acquiring commercial investment properties to generate income for the Council.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None

 

The reason for the decision:

 

The Council’s Commercial vision as set out in the Commercial Strategy was to be self-sufficient by 2020/21and not rely on Government grant to support the budget.  Cabinet was satisfied that the proposals outlined in the report supported the Council’s vision.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that:-

 

(1)     a total Commercial Investment Portfolio budget of £40m is approved in principal and included in the Capital Programme;

 

(2)     £10,000 is allocated to develop the acquisition strategy funded from the Income Generating Reserves as detailed in paragraph 2.9 of the report;

 

(3)     the Acquisition Strategy is reported back to Cabinet and Council for approval; and

 

(4)     that a decision on whether to proceed with the Commercial Property Investment Portfolio be made at this time and the proposed decision making process for commercial investments be approved by Cabinet.

CA.48

Animal Welfare Regulations 2018 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

This report introduces the requirements of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 which came into force on the 1 October 2018 and are made under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve and recommend to Council the introduction and enforcement of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 as detailed within the report; the licence fees and charges included in Appendix A with future authority being delegated to the Chief Executive to review these as necessary and that the revised Animal Welfare Licensing Enforcement Policy attached at Annex B of the report be added to the Leisure and Environment Directorate Enforcement Policy.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report introduced the requirements of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 which came into force on the 1 October 2018 and were made under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None

 

The reason for the decision:

 

To comply with the requirements of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council:-

 

(1)     the introduction and enforcement of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 as detailed within the report;

 

(2)     the licence fees and charges included in Appendix A of the report with future authority being delegated to the Chief Executive to review these as necessary; and

 

(3)     that the revised Animal Welfare Licensing Enforcement Policy attached at Annex B of the report be added to the Leisure and Environment Directorate Enforcement Policy.

CA.49

Public Space Protection Orders pdf icon PDF 87 KB

This report seeks consideration of a proposal to implement a Public Space Protection Order at Leeming Bar and Thirsk Industrial Estates to help address persistent anti-social behaviour.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve and recommend to Council the implementation of a Public Space Protection Order and an effective enforcement regime on the Leeming Bar Estate and surrounding area as identified in paragraph 1.12 of the report; a detailed review of the Leeming Bar area Public Space Protection Order following the initial 6 month period; following the outcome of the initial 6 month review of the Leeming Bar Public Space Protection Order and the specific circumstances in relation to Thirsk Industrial Estate, consideration of implementing a Public Space Protection Order at Thirsk Industrial Estate, with decision making authority delegated to the Chief Executive in consultation with the Leader and that Fixed Penalty Notices are set at £100, with authority delegated to the Chief Executive to review these as appropriate.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought consideration of a proposal to implement a Public Space Protection Order at Leeming Bar and Thirsk Industrial Estates to help address persistent anti-social behaviour.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that the implementation of the Public Space Protection Order was necessary in order to help address anti-social behaviour displayed predominately by lorry drivers in the Leeming Bar and Thirsk Industrial Estates.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council:-

 

(1)     the implementation of a Public Space Protection Order and an effective enforcement regime on the Leeming Bar Estate and surrounding area as identified in paragraph 1.12 of the report;

 

(2)     a detailed review of the Leeming Bar area Public Space Protection Order following the initial 6 month period;

 

(3)     following the outcome of the initial 6 month review of the Leeming Bar Public Space Protection Order and the specific circumstances in relation to Thirsk Industrial Estate, consideration of implementing a Public Space Protection Order at Thirsk Industrial Estate, with decision making authority delegated to the Chief Executive in consultation with the Leader; and

 

(4)     that Fixed Penalty Notices are set at £100, with authority delegated to the Chief Executive to review these as appropriate.

CA.50

Minutes

To confirm the decisions of the meeting held on 4 December 2018 (CA.38 - CA.46), previously circulated.

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the decisions of the meeting held on 4 December 2018 (CA.38 – CA.46), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.