Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet - Tuesday, 8th June, 2021 9.30 am

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CA.1

Hambleton Tourism Plan pdf icon PDF 96 KB

This report seeks approval for the Hambleton Tourism Plan and associated resources to support its implementation.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve and recommend to Council that the Hambleton Tourism Plan is approved; and Cabinet will approve the resources of £62,500 to support the implementation of the Tourism Plan are approved as set out in paragraphs 4.1 to 4.3 of the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval for the Hambleton Tourism Plan and associated resources to support its implementation.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that the Tourism Plan supported the marketing and promotion of the District and promoted Hambleton as a destination in its own right and engaged with tourism and hospitality professionals.

 

The decision:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that the Hambleton Tourism Plan is approved.

CA.2

Environment and Leisure & Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy pdf icon PDF 83 KB

This report presents the updated Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy (Annex A).  The Directorates must have an enforcement policy to ensure that they act fairly and consistently when taking enforcement action and this approach is to be agreed by Council.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve and recommends to Council that the Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy attached at Annex A of the report is adopted.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report presented the updated Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy.  The Directorates must have an enforcement policy to ensure that they act fairly and consistently when taking enforcement action and this approach was to be agreed by Council.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Failure to abide by the principles of good enforcement set out in the Regulators’ Code (April 2014) which was issued under the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006, the Code for Crown Prosecutors and the Regulatory Enforcement Sanctions Act 2008, may prejudice any enforcement action considered or taken by the Directorates.

 

The decision:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that the Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy attached at Annex A of the report is adopted.

CA.3

Minutes

To confirm the decisions of the meeting held on 13 April 2021 (CA.33 - CA.38), previously circulated.

Minutes:

The Decision:

 

That the decisions of the meeting held on 13 April 2021 (CA.33 – CA.38), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.

CA.4

Business Grants – Revised Additional Restrictions Grant Scheme pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Further to the report presented to Cabinet on 13 April 2021 regarding Business Grants – Additional Restrictions Grant Scheme, this report seeks approval for a revised scheme.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approves the remaining Additional Restriction Grant is used to support businesses as detailed in the table in paragraph 1.14 of the report; and delegated authority be given to the Deputy Chief Executive and Deputy Leader (Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Finance) to allocate the remaining Additional Restriction Grant as appropriate as detailed in paragraph 1.15 of the report.

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

Further to the report presented to Cabinet on 13 April 2021 regarding Business Grants – Additional Restrictions Grant Scheme, this report sought approval for a revised scheme.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that a revised Additional Restrictions Grant Scheme was necessary just two months after the initial scheme was approved as the position with supporting local busines through the grant scheme was continually changing.

 

The decision:

 

That Cabinet approves:-

 

(1)     the remaining Additional Restriction Grant is used to support businesses as detailed in the table in paragraph 1.14 of the report; and

 

(2)     delegated authority be given to the Deputy Chief Executive in consultation with the Deputy Leader (Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Finance) to allocate the remaining Additional Restriction Grant as appropriate as detailed in paragraph 1.15 of the report.

CA.5

Digital High Street pdf icon PDF 381 KB

This report seeks approval for the delivery of a pilot project to encourage local businesses to develop and/or improve their online presence and connection with their customer base through social media platforms.

 

In accepting the recommendation, Cabinet will approve the project and the funding proposal as set out in paragraphs 4.1 and 4.2 of the report.

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval for the delivery of a pilot project to encourage local businesses to develop and/or improve their online presence and connection with their customer base through social media platforms.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that this project had been developed with reference to the Council’s Response and Recovery Plan in response to a call for projects by the Local Enterprise Partnership under the Community Renewal Fund.  The fund had designated North Yorkshire County Council as the lead authority who had in turn delegated the development of proposals for some themes to the Local Enterprise Partnership.  The Community Renewal Fund prospectus outlined how funds were made available to lower tier areas and set out how bids were scored on a number of criteria.

 

The decision:

 

That Cabinet approves the project and the funding proposal as set out in paragraphs 4.1 and 4.2 of the report.

CA.6

Hambleton Tourism Plan

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval for the Hambleton Tourism Plan and associated resources to support its implementation.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that the Tourism Plan supported the marketing and promotion of the District and promoted Hambleton as a destination in its own right and engaged with tourism and hospitality professionals.

 

The decision:

 

That Cabinet approves the resources of £62,500 to support the implementation of the Tourism Plan as set out in paragraphs 4.1 to 4.3 of the report.