Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet - Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 9.30 am

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CA.1

Minutes

To confirm the decisions of the meeting held on 8 September 2020 (CA.70 - CA.78), previously circulated.

Minutes:

The Decision:

 

That the decisions of the meeting held on 8 September 2020 (CA.70 – CA.78), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.

CA.2

Affordable Housing Funding pdf icon PDF 152 KB

This report seeks consideration of various issues regarding affordable housing funding from the following sources: Commuted Sums (Affordable Housing) and Community Housing Fund.

 

In accepting these recommendations, Cabinet will agree the expenditure proposals relating to commuted sums (affordable housing) as shown at 1.2.5 of the report; reduce the funds committed for the Housing Development Officer post by £5,504 to cover the full costs of the bids for commuted sums (affordable housing) funding; and agree the £75,000 expenditure relating to the Community Housing Fund as shown at 1.3.2 of the report.

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought consideration of various issues regarding affordable housing funding from the following sources: Commuted Sums (Affordable Housing) and Community Housing Fund.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

To take account of the legal basis for each commuted sum which is detailed within section 106 agreements for each housing scheme.  Each agreement had specific wording (which varied agreement to agreement) which allowed for expenditure towards the cost of increasing affordable housing and, in some cases, improvement of affordable housing.

 

The decision:

 

That:-

 

(1)     the expenditure proposals relating to commuted sums (affordable housing) as shown at 1.2.5 of the report be agreed;

 

(2)     the funds committed for the Housing Development Officer post be reduced by £5,504 to cover the full costs of the bids for commuted sums (affordable housing) funding; and

 

(3)     the £75,000 expenditure relating to the Community Housing Fund as shown at 1.3.2 of the report be agreed.

CA.3

Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plans pdf icon PDF 379 KB

This report seeks approval of the refreshed Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plans for the Rudby Parish.

 

In accepting the recommendations, the refreshed Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plan for the Rudby Parish attached at Annex B of the report will be approved.

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval of the refreshed Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plan for Rudby.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

To comply with the Council's legal responsibility to ensure funding is used in a way consistent with the individual S106 Agreements.

 

The decision:

 

That the refreshed Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plan for Rudby Parish attached at Annex B of the report be approved.