Executive - 17 July 2017

Date:
17 Jul 2017
Time:
2pm
Venue:
Shimkent Room, Daneshill House, Stevenage SG1 1HN
Contact:
Lisa Jerome
Tel:
01438 - 242203
Email:
committees@stevenage.gov.uk
Members:
Councillors: S Taylor OBE CC (Chair), J Gardner (Vice-Chair), R Henry, J Hollywell, Mrs J Lloyd, R Raynor, S Speller and J Thomas.

Agenda

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Notice of Decisions

PART 1

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

2. MINUTES - WEDNESDAY 24 MAY 2017

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Executive held on Wednesday 24 May 2017.
Minutes attached

3. MINUTES OF OVERVIEW & SCRUTINY COMMITTEE AND SELECT COMMITTEES

To note the following Minutes of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee and Select Committees –

A. Community Select Committee – 20 June 2107
B. Overview & Scrutiny Committee (sitting as a Select Committee) – 28 June 2017

4. BIODIVERSITY ACTION PLAN 2017-2022

To consider a report that seeks approval of the Biodiversity Action Plan 2017-2022 for Stevenage, commissioned by Stevenage Borough Council from Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.

Report & Appendices attached

Background Documents

  • BD1 - Introduction Document
  • BD2 - Habitats within Stevenage Borough
  • BD3 - Grasslands Habitat Action Plan
  • BD4 - Woodlands Habitat Action Plan
  • BD5 - Ancient Hedgerows Habitat Action Plan
  • BD6 - Wetlands Habitat Action Plan
  • BD7 - Neighbourhood Nature Action Plan

5. COMMUNITY SAFETY PERFORMANCE UPDATE

To consider a report that provides a high level overview in relation to the key individual crime types and how the Council is working in partnership through the Responsible Authorities Group (RAG) to reduce the offending of individuals involved in crime and anti social behaviour.  The report also requests that funding be set aside in future years to help address SoSafe priority actions following the removal (from 2017/18) of the PCC’s guaranteed annual grant. 

Report attached

Appendices

Background Documents

  • BD1 - Report to Executive - Community Safety Data Trends (December 2016)

6. 2016/2016/17 ANNUAL REPORT AND PERFORMANCE OVERVIEW

To consider a report that recommends the content of the Council’s draft Annual Report 2016/17 together with arrangements for final publication.  Additionally, the report highlights the Council’s performance across a number of key themes and priorities during 2016/17.

Report attached

Appendices

Background Documents

  • BD1 - Council Corporate Plan: Our Co-operative Council; Future Town Future Council December 2016 Council
  • BD2 - Corporate Performance for Quarter 3 2016/17 report

7. QUARTER 4 MONITORING REVENUE REPORT GENERAL FUND AND HOUSING REVENUE ACCOUNT (HRA)

To consider a report that provides an update on the 2016/17 outturn position for the General Fund and HRA and the Council’s reserves and any proposed savings as part of the closure process.

Report attached

Appendices

Background Documents

  • BD1 - 3rd Quarterly monitoring report General Fund and Housing Revenue Account
  • BD2 - 2017/2018 Council Tax and General Fund Budget

8. QUARTER 4 MONITORING CAPITAL PROGRAMME REPORT GENERAL FUND AND HOUSING REVENUE ACCOUNT (HRA)

To consider a report update Members on the 2016/17 capital outturn position for the General Funds and HRA; the Council’s capital reserves and any changes to the 2017/18 programme; the actual 2016/17 Minimum Revenue Provision (MRP) and the MRP for 2017/18; and the resources available to fund the Capital Strategy.

Report attached

Appendices

Background documents

  • BD1 - Capital Strategy Update January 2017 (Executive)
  • BD2 - Capital Strategy February 2017 (Council)
  • BD3 - Capital Strategy March 2017 (Executive)

9. URGENT PART I BUSINESS

To consider any Part I business accepted by the Chair as urgent.

10. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider the following motions :

  1. That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as described in paragraphs 1-7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as amended by Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006.
  2. That Members consider the reasons for the following reports being in Part II and determine whether or not maintaining the exemption from disclosure of the information contained therein outweighs the public interest in disclosure.

11. PART II MINUTES - EXECUTIVE - 24 MAY 2017  

approve as a correct record the Part II section of the Minutes of the Executive held on Wednesday, 24 May 2017.

12. PROCUREMENT OF REPAIRS & VOIDS SUPPLY CHAIN

To consider a report that sets out the process for procuring a sub-contract supply chain which is a project within the ‘Enhancing Our Repairs Service’ that was approved by the Executive in January 2016.

13. WRITE OFF OF BUSINESS RATES

To consider a report that seeks approval to write off Business Rates deemed irrecoverable.

14. THE PROCUREMENT OF BUILDING COMPLIANCE AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR HOUSING AND CORPORATE PROPERTIES

To consider a report that sets out a proposal for the collaborative procurement of building compliance and maintenance services from April 2018 (when the current 4 year framework contract ends) for both HRA and GF physical assets.

15. URGENT PART II BUSINESS

To consider any Part II business accepted by the Chair as urgent.

Published:
7 July 2017