Agenda and minutes

Cabinet Policy Development Working Group
Thursday, 8th September, 2016 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre. View directions

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from Councillors.


Apologies were received from Councillors David Carter, Mark Ingall and Rod Truan.


Declarations of Interest

To receive Councillors’ declarations of interest (if any) in relation to any matters on the agenda.




Minutes pdf icon PDF 24 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 10 March 2016.


RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 10 March 2016 be agreed as a correct record.


Matters arising

Any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.




Work Plan 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To agree the Overview Working Group’s work plan for the current year. 


The Working Group received a report that outlined its work plan items set out by Cabinet for the current year.


There were two items from the Overview Working Group’s 2015/16 work plan that was not completed which members though should be added to the 2016/17 work plan.  There were three additional items that Councillors thought should be added to the work plan of this group.  




A The 2016/17 Work Plan is noted.


B That the review of Pets Corner and the Update on the Town Centre be carried forward from the 2015/16 Work Plan.


As part of B above the Pets Corner Working Party should meet as soon as possible so that the review will meet its report dates.


An update on the Town Centre was due, Jane Greer, Head of Community Wellbeing, agreed that a brief update will be given to the Group and a full summary will be given to the Group in January 2017.


C The following items were agreed to be added to the work plan for the meeting on the 20 October 2016, subject to Cabinet approval:


                  i.        Treasury Management Strategy Review

                 ii.        Local Council Tax Support Scheme

                iii.        The Medium Term Financial Strategy


Matters of Urgent Business

Such other business which, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be received as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the minutes.