Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 8th June, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford

Contact: Helen Tambini  0115 9148320

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes of the Meeting held on 11 May 2021 pdf icon PDF 322 KB

4.

Citizens' Questions

To answer questions submitted by citizens on the Council or its services.

5.

Opposition Group Leaders' Questions

To answer questions submitted by Opposition Group Leaders on items on the agenda.

6.

COVID -19 Memorials pdf icon PDF 311 KB

The report of the Director – Neighbourhoods is attached.

Decision:

It was RESOLVED that:

 

a)         the creation a public memorial garden in Bridgford Park, West Bridgford as a shared place to commemorate people who have lost their lives in Rushcliffe due to the COVID-19 pandemic be approved;

 

b)         the creation of a temporary art installation / display at Rushcliffe Arena to recognise the contribution that keyworkers, community groups and volunteers from across the Borough have made to the local pandemic response be approved; and

 

c)         support for town and parish memorials and remembrance activities, led directly by town and parish councils be approved, incorporating:

 

i)        the creation of a COVID-19 commemorations grant scheme; and

 

ii)      the distribution of spring bulbs for memorial planting schemes in parishes.

 

 

7.

Levelling up Funding and Identification of Council Owned Land, East Leake pdf icon PDF 260 KB

The report of the Chief Executive is attached.

Additional documents:

Decision:

It was RESOLVED that:

 

a)         the use of the Council-owned land shown in Appendix A of the report for the delivery of a new community hub including a health centre in East Leake, subject to relevant permissions (including planning) and surveys, be supported;

 

b)         the preparation of the LUF application to Government for funding towards a community hub and improved sports pavilion on Costock Road in East Leake be supported; and

 

c)         the inclusion of the value of the land shown in Appendix A of the report as match funding to support a LUF application, with the appropriate safeguards included in the agreements with partners, to ensure that the land is only used for these purposes be approved.

 

8.

Petition: Community Governance Review pdf icon PDF 268 KB

The report of the Chief Executive is attached.

Decision:

It was RESOLVED that:

 

a)         Rushcliffe Borough Council’s commitment to working collaboratively with Bingham Town Council to achieve the best outcomes for residents in response to the petition be confirmed;

 

b)         a cross-party Cabinet-led Member Working Group be set up to consider the request contained within the petition for a Community Governance Review in Bingham;

 

c)         the Member Working Group report back to Cabinet by September 2021, with its views and suggested Terms of Reference on resolution a) above;

 

d)         the Chief Executive writes to Bingham Town Council and Nottinghamshire County Council sharing the contents of this report and setting out what is agreed by Cabinet; and

 

e)         the Member Working Group be supported by the Chief Executive, the Monitoring Officer, and external independent peer and legal support.

 

9.

Ruddington Neighbourhood Plan pdf icon PDF 413 KB

The report of the Director – Development and Economic Growth is attached.

Additional documents:

Decision:

It was RESOLVED that:

 

a)         all of the Examiner’s recommended modifications to the Ruddington Neighbourhood Plan be accepted; 

 

b)         the Ruddington Neighbourhood Plan Decision Statement and its publication be approved;

 

c)         the holding of a referendum for the Ruddington Neighbourhood Plan, with the area for the referendum being the Parish of Ruddington be approved; and

 

d)         the Director – Development and Economic Growth be granted delegated authority to make any necessary final minor textual, graphical and presentational changes required to the referendum version of the Ruddington Neighbourhood Plan.

 

10.

Revised Mobile Homes Fees Policy 2021-2024 pdf icon PDF 302 KB

The report of the Director – Neighbourhood is attached.

Additional documents:

Decision:

It was RESOLVED that the adoption of a fit and proper person test and Mobile Homes Fees Policy for 2021-2024 be approved.

 

11.

Planning Committee Proposals Pilot pdf icon PDF 355 KB

The report of the Director – Development and Economic Growth is attached.

Decision:

It was RESOLVED that:

 

a)         the proposals set out be piloted for six months from August 2021;

 

b)         the pilot proposals be included in the Council’s Constitution (where necessary) and presented at Full Council on 1 July 2021; and

 

c)         a further report be brought to Cabinet after six months to consider the findings of the pilot period, with recommendations for Planning Committee changes going forward.