Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Thursday, 21st February, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: County Hall

Contact: Jo Watkins 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of Cabinet meetings held on 9 and 24 January pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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Decision:

Approved

2.

Corporate Plan 2019-22 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.            the Corporate Plan 2019-22 be approved for consideration by Council on 28 February 2019;

 

2.            Council be recommended to delegate authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to make any consequential amendments to the Corporate Plan 2019-22 (Appendix A) following consideration by Council on 28 February 2019 and prior to publication by 1 April 2019; and

 

3.            Council be recommended to delegate authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to make any consequential amendments to the Performance Target Setting Summary 2019/20 (Appendix B) following publication of the 2018/19 Quarter 4 performance results.

 

3.

Sustainable Drainage Systems (SudS) pdf icon PDF 181 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED: that

 

1.      the establishment of the SuDS Approval Body within the Flood and Coastal Risk Management Team be approved

 

2.      the responsibility of the SuDs Approval Body be delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Environment to enable the further delegation of decisions

 

3.      Authority for the setting of levels of discretionary fees, relating to the approval body, be delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Environment in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation & Performance, Cabinet for Clean Streets, Recycling & Environment and the Section 151 Officer.

 

4.

Council Tax Premiums on Long Term Empty Dwellings pdf icon PDF 193 KB

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RESOLVED: that Council be recommended to agree with effect from 1st April 2019 a 50% council tax premium is applied to long term empty dwellings that have been unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for a period of 12 months or more.   

 

5.

Budget Monitoring - Month 9 Report pdf icon PDF 363 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED:that

 

1.            the potential outturn position based on the first nine months of the financial year be noted

 

2.            the requirement for all directorates currently reporting overspends as identified in this report to take actions to reduce their projected overspends be reinforced.

 

3.            in principle approval be given to the projected surplus of £917,000 be transferred to the Strategic Budget Reserve at the year end subject to the final out-turn position for 2018/19.

 

6.

Quarter 3 2018-19 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 157 KB

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Decision:

RESOLVED: that the current position regarding performance, the delivery of key commitments and priorities as at Quarter 3, and the action being taken to ensure the effective delivery of Capital Ambition be noted.

 

7.

Budget Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 957 KB

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Decision:

Appendix 10(c) is exempt from publication because it contains information of the kind described in paragraphs 14 and 21 of parts 4 and 5 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972

 

 

RESOLVED: that

 

the Cabinet, having taken account of the comments of the Section 151 Officer in respect of the robustness of the budget and the adequacy of reserves as required under Section 25 of the Local Government Act 2003, and having considered the responses received to the Budget Consultation recommend that Council:

 

1.0       Approve the Revenue, Capital and Housing Revenue Account budgets including all proposals and increasing the Council Tax by 4.9% as set out in this report and that the Council resolve the following terms.

 

2.0       Note that at its meeting on 13 December 2018 Cabinet calculated the following number of dwelling equivalents for the year 2019/20 in accordance with the regulations made under Section 33(5) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992:-

 

a)         145,499 being the number calculated in accordance with Regulation 3 of the Local Authorities (Calculation of Council Tax Base) (Wales) Regulations 1995, as amended, as its Council Tax base for the year.

 

b)         Lisvane                       2,409

          Pentyrch                     3,280

          Radyr                          3,783

          St. Fagans                  1,423

          Old St. Mellons           1,828

          Tongwynlais                  817

 

being the numbers calculated in accordance with Regulation 6 of the Regulations as the amounts of its Council Tax base for the year for dwellings in those parts of its area to which special items relate.

 

2.1       Agree that the following amounts be now calculated by the County Council of the City and County of Cardiff for the year 2019/20 in accordance with Sections 32 to 36 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992:-

 

a)        Aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in Section 32(2)(a) to (d) (including Community Council precepts totalling £396,847).                                                                                                                                                           £1,026,046,847

 

b)         Aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for items set out in Section 32(3)(a) and (c).

£405,161,000

 

c)         Amount by which the aggregate at 2.1(a) above exceeds the aggregate at 2.1(b) above calculated in accordance with Section 32(4) as the budget requirement for the year.             £620,885,847

 

d)         Aggregate of the sums which the Council estimates will be payable for the year into its Council Fund in respect of Revenue Support Grant, its council tax reduction scheme, redistributed Non-Domestic Rates.

£444,629,480

 

e)         The amount at 2.1(c) above less the amount at 2.1(d) (net of the amount for discretionary relief of £350,000), all divided by the amount at 2.0(a) above, calculated in accordance with Section 33(1) as the basic amount of Council Tax for the year.                                                   

£1,213.80

 

f)          Aggregate amount of all special items referred to in Section 34(1).                                

£396,847

 

g)         Amount at 2.1(e) above less the result given by dividing the amount at 2.1(f) above by the amount at 2.0(a) above, in accordance with Section 34(2) of the Act, as the basic amount of Council Tax for the year for dwellings in those parts of the area to which  ...  view the full decision text for item 7.