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263.

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:

There were no declarations of interest made on this occasion.

 

264.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 28 November 2018.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 28 November 2018 were confirmed and signed as a correct record.

 

265.

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:

There were no questions, petitions or deputations received on this occasion.

 

266.

Review of the Pest Control Service pdf icon PDF 102 KB

    To provide the committee with an update on the operation of the pest control service

    Decision:

    RESOLVED that Members noted the report and supported the continued delivery of a charged for pest control service in house subject to the amendment to the policy in respect of domestic rats and mice whereby up to 3 visits be amended to read ‘until the infestation has ceased’ .

    Voting: Unanimous

     

    Minutes:

    The Portfolio Holder for Health and Wellbeing 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 provided with an update with regards to the operation of the pest control service.

    In presenting the report the Portfolio Holder for Health and Wellbeing requested that a change be included within the policy of charges with respect to domestic coverage for rats and mice, whereby it should be amended from three visits to ‘until the infestation has ceased’.

    Cabinet were advised that the matter had been raised at the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee who had proposed the change, and that in relation to this officers had advised that the large majority of cases are resolved within three visits but that this would assist the small minority should an instance arise.

    RESOLVED that Members noted the report and supported the continued delivery of a charged for pest control service in house subject to the amendment to the policy in respect of domestic rats and mice whereby up to 3 visits be amended to read ‘until the infestation has ceased’ .

    Voting: Unanimous

     

267.

Quarter Three Budget Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 88 KB

    To update Members regarding the;

    ·       Quarter Three Budget Position

    ·       Capital Programme

    ·       Reserves Position

    Decision:

    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 'B' to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

    Members were updated with regards to the;

    ·       Quarter Three Budget Position

    ·       Capital Programme

    ·       Reserves Position

    Members praised the work of the Officers and made particular mention to the work involved with bringing the Moors Valley Golf Course in-house and the benefits this is already providing. 

    RESOLVED that the content of the report be noted.

    Voting: Unanimous

     

268.

Statement of Common Ground for Dorset pdf icon PDF 90 KB

    To advise members of the requirement for and purpose of a Statement of Common Ground (SOCG) in plan making, and on signing up to the SOCG for Dorset

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    RESOLVED that:-

    (a)            the content of the current Dorset Statement of Common Ground is noted, and;

    (b)            the Portfolio Holder for Planning is authorised to sign the Statement of Common Ground on behalf of the Council.

    Voting: Unanimous

     

    Minutes:

    The Portfolio Holder for Planning 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 advised of the requirement for and purpose of a Statement of Common Ground (SOCG) in plan making, and on signing up to the SOCG for Dorset.

    The Chairman of the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee highlighted that the report hadn’t been to the Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee and in respect to this requested that the report be presented to the Committee prior to being agreed.

    In relation to this the Portfolio Holder advised that the report had been subjected to a lot of scrutiny at a strategic level and expressed concern that any proposed amendments at this stage would require approval by all nine authorities.

    RESOLVED that:-

    (a)            the content of the current Dorset Statement of Common Ground is noted, and;

    (b)            the Portfolio Holder for Planning is authorised to sign the Statement of Common Ground on behalf of the Council.

    Voting: Unanimous

     

269.

Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 39 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.

     

270.

Shadow Council and Shadow Executive Committee Update

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    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.

271.

Update from Portfolio Holders pdf icon PDF 47 KB

272.

Leader's Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 54 KB

    To receive the Leader’s Forward Plan detailing the key decisions which the Cabinet expects to take during the period to 31 March 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 31 March 2019, a copy of which appears as Appendix ‘F’ to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

    Cabinet were asked to note that in addition to the items listed on the Forward Plan for the next meeting of the Cabinet that the final report of the Cabinet Committee (One Year Strategy) should also be included.

     

 

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