Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and introductions

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2.

Emergency Evacuation Procedure

The Chair will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out in the Notes

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3.

Apologies for Absence

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4.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting declarations of interest are received from Members in any of the agenda items under consideration at the meeting. Members are asked to indicate:

(a) The agenda item number in which they have an interest to declare.

(b) The nature of their interest.

(c) Whether their interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an other interest,  (as defined in Part 2, A and B of the Code of Conduct and Rules for Registration of Interests)

Any Member who needs to clarify any matters relating to the declaration of interests is recommended to seek advice from the Council’s Monitoring Officeror a member of his staff before the meeting to expedite dealing with the item during the meeting.

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5.

To Announce any Urgent Business Agreed by the Chair

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6.

Questions from Public and Councillors

Questions submitted before the deadline will receive a reply from an appropriate Cabinet member or a promise to respond within 5 days of the meeting.  Councillors may ask one supplementary question for each question they submitted, up to a maximum of two per Councillor.

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Statements, Deputations or Petitions from Public or Councillors

Councillors and members of the public may register their intention to make a statement if they notify the subject matter of their statement before the deadline.  Statements are limited to 3 minutes each.  The speaker may then be asked by Cabinet members to answer factual questions arising out of their statement.

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8.

Minutes of Previous Cabinet Meeting pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair

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9.

Consideration of Single Member Items Requisitioned to Cabinet

This is a standard agenda item, to cover any reports originally placed on the Weekly list for single Member decision making, which have subsequently been the subject of a Cabinet Member requisition to the full Cabinet, under the Council’s procedural rules

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Matters Referred by Policy Development and Scrutiny Bodies

This is a standing agenda item (Constitution rule 14, part 4D – Executive Procedure Rules) for matters referred by Policy Development and Scrutiny bodies.  The Chair of the relevant PDS Panel will have the right to attend and to introduce the Panel’s recommendations to Cabinet.

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11.

Single Member Cabinet Decisions Taken since Previous Cabinet Meeting pdf icon PDF 86 KB

A list of Cabinet Single Member decisions taken and published since the last Cabinet meeting to note (no debate).

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12.

Modern Libraries Bath - Consultation outcomes and proposals pdf icon PDF 90 KB

On the 19th July Cabinet approved a report which recommended consultation should take place on the two viable location options for a new integrated Library and One Stop Shop in Bath.

Extensive consultation was conducted via a questionnaire presented online and in paper format.  The response to this consultation has now concluded and the results, including feedback from the Full Council debate and Scrutiny Panel, are summarised within this paper and at appendix A. 

A final decision on the location is now required in order that the project can move into the next phase of scheme design, the estimated capital requirements for bringing this development forward need to be released from the provision identified.

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13.

Modern Libraries - Community Library approach pdf icon PDF 101 KB

The Modern Libraries Programme is seeking to deliver improved services across Bath and North East Somerset at the same time as contributing to the Council’s unprecedented financial challenges. The Council is committed to an annual efficiency saving of £800,000 by 2020 to be realised through the whole programme.

Whilst there is a financial pressure, the Modern Libraries Programme seeks to develop an exciting community approach. Building on work so far, this will provide opportunities and increased investment for locally-based sustainable services across our areas tailored to local needs.

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Medium Term Financial Strategy pdf icon PDF 71 KB

The Medium Term Financial Strategy outlines the financial context and challenges for the Council over the next five years and sets out a strategy that will be used to inform its annual budget process.

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15.

Revenue & Capital Budget Monitoring, Cash Limits and Virements – April to July 2017 pdf icon PDF 108 KB

This report presents the financial monitoring information for the Authority as a whole for the financial year 2017/18 to the end of August 2017.

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Treasury Management Monitoring Report to 30th June 2017 pdf icon PDF 235 KB

In February 2012 the Council adopted the 2011 edition of the CIPFA Treasury Management in the Public Services: Code of Practice, which requires the Council to approve a Treasury Management Strategy before the start of each financial year, review performance during the year, and approve an annual report after the end of each financial year.

This report gives details of performance against the Council’s Treasury Management Strategy and Annual Investment Plan 2017/18 for the first three months of 2017/18.

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17.

Proposed Public Space Protection Order to restrict alcohol consumption in public spaces in Bath pdf icon PDF 119 KB

The current Designated Public Place Order (DPPO) which restricts street drinking in Bath is due to expire in October 2017. This is as a result of the introduction of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) under the Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 (“the Act”). This report invites the Cabinet to determine whether, and if so in what way, to continue restrictions on street drinking in this area as a PSPO, following a consultation as required by the legislation.

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Proposed Public Space Protection Order to restrict alcohol consumption in public spaces in Midsomer Norton pdf icon PDF 114 KB

The current Designated Public Place Order (“DPPO”) which restricts street drinking in Midsomer Norton is due to expire in October 2017. This is as a result of the introduction of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 (“the Act”). This report invites the Cabinet to determine whether, and if so in what way, to continue restrictions on street drinking in this area as a PSPO, following a consultation as required by the legislation.

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