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210.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded that any disclosable pecuniary interests must be declared including any issues which may arise through pre-determination or bias.

Pro forma for this purpose are available from the Members' Room. (Guidance on declaring an interest is included on subsequent page.)

Minutes:

Councillor R D Cook declared a non-pecuniary interest in relation to Item 5 of the agenda (Capital Grant Allocations – Tivoli) and remained present for the discussion and voting thereon.

Councillor Mrs B Manuel declared a non-pecuniary interest in relation to Item 5 (Capital Grant Allocations – Wayfarers) and remained present for the discussion and voting thereon.

 

211.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 31 October 2018.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 31 October 2018 were confirmed and signed as a correct record.

 

212.

Presentations by the Public

The Chairman to invite members of the public to ask questions, submit petitions or make deputations which are relevant to any area of the operation of the Cabinet.

Minutes:

The Leader advised that Mr Gary Starmer of the Wayfarers Cricket Club had indicated that he wished to make a deputation to Cabinet.

Deputation from Mr Starmer

Mr Starmer highlighted to Cabinet that he, along with the Chairman of Wayfarers Cricket club and a representative from the ladies softball cricket players and a youth cricket player who represents Dorset Under 12s had attended this evening to demonstrate the diversity of Members at the club.

Further to this Mr Starmer advised that not only was cricket offered at the club but that the club also had three petanque (or boules) courts.

Mr Starmer informed Cabinet that the cricket club had a plan for development, the costs for which were quite significant, he stressed that the club were finding ways of raising the balance but that they were seeking £28,000 towards the development plan, most of which would go towards the improvements to car parking.

In closing Mr Starmer thanked Cabinet for considering the application.

 

213.

Capital Grant Allocations pdf icon PDF 73 KB

    To seek approval for the allocation of capital funding to two community groups.

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    Portfolio Holder for Community submitted a report, a copy of which had been circulated to each Member and a copy of which appears as Appendix 'A' to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

    Members were asked to approve the allocation of capital funding to two community groups, the Tivoli Theatre and the Wayfarers Cricket Club.

    Cabinet praised the work of both of the groups in submitting good quality detailed applications and in particular thanked the Wayfarers Cricket club for attending the meeting.

    RESOLVED that The following grants be approved:

    (a)        Tivoli Theatre - £20,000

    (b)       Wayfarers Cricket  Club - £28,000

    Voting: Unanimous

     

    Minutes:

    Portfolio Holder for Community submitted a report, a copy of which had been circulated to each Member and a copy of which appears as Appendix 'A' to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

    Members were asked to approve the allocation of capital funding to two community groups, the Tivoli Theatre and the Wayfarers Cricket Club.

    Cabinet praised the work of both of the groups in submitting good quality detailed applications and in particular thanked the Wayfarers Cricket club for attending the meeting.

    RESOLVED that The following grants be approved:

    (a)        Tivoli Theatre - £20,000

    (b)       Wayfarers Cricket  Club - £28,000

    Voting: Unanimous

     

214.

Travel Tokens pdf icon PDF 102 KB

    To seek committee consideration for proposed changes to the Travel Token initiative.

    Decision:

    The Portfolio Holder for Community submitted a report, a copy of which had been circulated to each Member and a copy of which appears as Appendix 'B' to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

    The Committee considered proposed changes to the Travel Token initiative following consideration by the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee.

    Cabinet thanked the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee for their thorough debate and supported the recommendation of the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee from its meeting held on 20 November 2018.

    RESOLVED that the Council continues the Travel Token Scheme for existing and new applicants and the payment be issued through cheques on an annual basis.

    Voting: Unanimous

     

    Minutes:

    The Portfolio Holder for Community submitted a report, a copy of which had been circulated to each Member and a copy of which appears as Appendix 'B' to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

    The Committee considered proposed changes to the Travel Token initiative following consideration by the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee.

    Cabinet thanked the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee for their thorough debate and supported the recommendation of the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee from its meeting held on 20 November 2018.

    RESOLVED that the Council continues the Travel Token Scheme for existing and new applicants and the payment be issued through cheques on an annual basis.

    Voting: Unanimous

     

215.

Quarter Two Budget Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 88 KB

    To update Members regarding the;

    ·       Quarter Two Budget Position

    ·       Capital Programme

    ·       Reserves Position

    Decision:

    The Partnership Financial Services Manager submitted a report, a copy of which had been circulated to each Member and a copy of which appears as Appendix 'C' to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

    Members were given an update regarding the;

    ·           Quarter Two Budget Position

    ·           Capital Programme

    ·           Reserves Position

    Cabinet sought clarity as to whether vacant posts which arise in the interim would be kept vacant or whether recruitment would take place to fill those vacancies. In relation to this Members were advised that where possible the post would be frozen but that if there was a critical business need this would be reviewed, it was however stressed that there are other ways of filling that resource gap by working with our partner councils.

    Members thanked Officers for their comprehensive presentation of the report.

    RESOLVED that the content of the report be noted.

    Voting: Unanimous

     

    Minutes:

    The Partnership Financial Services Manager submitted a report, a copy of which had been circulated to each Member and a copy of which appears as Appendix 'C' to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

    Members were given an update regarding the;

    ·           Quarter Two Budget Position

    ·           Capital Programme

    ·           Reserves Position

    Cabinet sought clarity as to whether vacant posts which arise in the interim would be kept vacant or whether recruitment would take place to fill those vacancies. In relation to this Members were advised that where possible the post would be frozen but that if there was a critical business need this would be reviewed, it was however stressed that there are other ways of filling that resource gap by working with our partner councils.

    Members thanked Officers for their comprehensive presentation of the report.

    RESOLVED that the content of the report be noted.

    Voting: Unanimous

     

216.

Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 42 KB

    To receive the latest work programme of the Committee.

    Minutes:

    The Work Programme of the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee was noted, a copy of which had been circulated to each Member and a copy of which appears as Appendix ‘D’ to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

     

217.

Shadow Council and Shadow Executive Committee Update

    To receive a summary of matters considered at the meetings of the Shadow Council and Shadow Executive Committee.

    Minutes:

    The Leader advised that he would provide a comprehensive update in respect of the Shadow Council and Shadow Executive at the next Full Council Meeting.

     

218.

Update from Portfolio Holders pdf icon PDF 46 KB

219.

Leader's Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 53 KB

    To receive the Leader’s Forward Plan detailing the key decisions which the Cabinet expects to take during the period to 28 February 2019.

    Minutes:

    The Leader provided Members with an update with respect to the Forward Plan, detailing the key decisions which the Cabinet expects to take during the period to 28 February 2019, a copy of which appears as Appendix ‘F’ to

    these Minutes in the Minute Book.

     

 

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