Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and introductions

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

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.

4.

To Announce any Urgent Business Agreed by the Chair

5.

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.

6.

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.

7.

Minutes of Previous Cabinet Meeting pdf icon PDF 158 KB

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

8.

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

9.

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.

10.

Single Member Cabinet Decisions Taken since Previous Cabinet Meeting pdf icon PDF 19 KB

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

11.

Liveable Neighbourhoods pdf icon PDF 155 KB

The B&NES Climate Emergency Action Plan, approved in October 2019, recommends a major shift to mass transport, walking and cycling to reduce transport emissions.  Liveable Neighbourhoods are an important aspect of proposals to tackle the climate emergency and to improve health and wellbeing across the area.  The ambition is for Liveable Neighbourhoods is to breathe new life into residential areas by reducing the dominance of motor vehicles. We strive to reconsider how road space is utilised to reduce carbon emissions, improve air quality, enhance road safety and promote healthy lifestyles. The idea is to provide fairer access for those travelling on foot and by bicycle, creating healthier outdoor spaces for everyone to enjoy. This includes better walking and cycling routes, and vibrant local high streets where people can relax outside and connect with others.

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12.

Local Plan Partial Update: Options Consultation pdf icon PDF 801 KB

This report sets out the scope and arrangements for the Local Plan Partial Update Options consultation scheduled to start in January 2021. It also seeks changes to the Council’s Local Development Scheme (LDS) which is the Council’s programme for the preparation and review of planning polices).

13.

Property Services - Service Review pdf icon PDF 198 KB

COVID19 has had a significant impact upon and how the council manages its’ commercial estate.  The pandemic has resulted in immediate and permanent changes to our ways of working and our operational estate requirements.  COVID19 related socio-economic impacts, some of which may become permanent, require the organisation to re-position its estate to respond to this change.

14.

Future of Destination Management arrangements pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Covid 19 has significantly impacted on the long-term viability of Destination Management Organisations across the UK.  In conjunction with neighbouring Councils, B&NES considers it necessary to combine the back-office functions of the existing Destination Management Organisation, Visit Bath, with Destination Bristol, to create Visit West.

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