Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Thursday, 14th October, 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre

Contact: Adam Rees 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

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

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 390 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 9 September 2021.

4.

Matters Arising

Any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.

5.

Written Questions from the Public pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To receive any questions from members of the public in accordance with Rule 10 of the Council Procedure Rules.

6.

Written Questions from Councillors pdf icon PDF 179 KB

To receive any questions from Councillors in accordance with Rule 11 of the Council Procedure Rules.

7.

Petitions

To consider any petitions that have been referred to the Cabinet under the Council’s Petition Scheme.

8.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 259 KB

To note the Forward Plan, which lists all upcoming Cabinet decisions and provides notice of key decisions and those expected to be taken in private session.

9.

Timetable for Local Plan Review pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

A     Endorsed the proposed approach and timetable for the production of the Harlow Local Development Plan Review.

 

B    Subject to recommendation A, approved the Local Development Scheme (LDS) as set out in Appendix A to this report.

 

C    Noted the timetable for the production of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule.

10.

Town Centre Masterplan pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

A     Approved the Draft Masterplan Framework Supplementary Planning Document (as set out at Appendix A to the report), to enable it to be published for the purposes of consultation under Section 12(b) of The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

 

B    Delegated authority to the Director of Strategic Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, to make and approve any minor or inconsequential amendments to the Draft Masterplan Framework Supplementary Planning Document arising from the statutory consultation.

11.

Approval of Amendments to the Enterprise Zone Local Development Orders pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

A     Cabinetapprovedtheproposed amendments to theLondonRoadNorthLocal DevelopmentOrder,as setoutin AppendixA tothereport, andauthorises that thesenowbesubject to public consultation.

 

B    SubjecttorecommendationA, authoritybedelegatedto the Director of Strategic Growth and Regeneration,in consultationwiththePortfolioHolderfor Strategic Growth,tomakesuch minoror inconsequential amendmentsto the Order as may be requiredfollowing theconsultationprocess.

12.

Adoption of Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

A     Consultation responses be noted and that the proposed changes to the Affordable and Specialist Housing Supplementary Planning Document 2021 as a consequence of consultation be accepted.

 

B    The Affordable and Specialist Housing Supplementary Planning Document 2021 as set out in the Appendix A to this report be approved for formal adoption.

13.

Community Resilience Strategy pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

A     The Community Resilience Strategy 2021 – 2023 is approved, subject to consultation, in order to support the wider societal challenges as part of the council’s commitment to leading Harlow’s post Covid-19 recovery and a focus on building the right foundations for sustained improvements to community resilience for the benefit of the town’s residents and businesses.

 

B    Cabinet authorised that consultation be undertaken on this draft for a period of six weeks. Minor amendments will be submitted to the Director of Communities and Environment who will, in conjunction with the Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Community Resilience, develop the final version of the strategy following the conclusion of the consultation period.

14.

Splash Park Contract Award pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

A     The most advantageous tenders in consideration of price and quality combined, for both options as submitted by Contractor B, be accepted in the sum of £490,580.99 (Option 2) for the delivery of splash park/paddling pool conversion with retained paddling pool element, subject to contract and planning permission being granted.

15.

Communications from Committees/Working Groups/Parties and Panels

16.

Minutes of Panels/Working Groups

To note the following draft minutes of Cabinet appointed bodies. Minutes remain draft until approved by the relevant body.

17.

Matters of Urgent Business

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