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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Kennet Room - County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, BA14 8JN. View directions

Contact: Will Oulton  (Senior Democratic Services Officer), 01225 713935, Email: william.oulton@wiltshire.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

76.

Apologies and Substitutions

Minutes:

All members were present.

 

77.

Minutes of the previous meeting

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Cabinet (Capital Assets) Committee meeting held on 17 January 2017.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 17 January 2017 were presented.

 

Resolved

 

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the meeting held

on 17 January 2017.

 

78.

Leader's Announcements

Minutes:

There were no leaders announcements.

 

79.

Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

80.

Public Participation and Questions from Councillors

The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public. This meeting is open to the public , who may ask a question or make a statement. Questions can also be asked by members of the Council. Written notice of questions or statements should be given to Will Oulton of Democratic Services by 12.00 noon on Thursday 9 March 2017. Anyone wishing to ask a question or make a statement should contact the officer named above.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Leader drew attention to the questions submitted by Marilyn Mackay, and to the answers circulated in the agenda supplement.

 

In response to a follow up question raised at the meeting from Councillor Chris Caswill, it was clarified that it was expected that the infrastructure requirements arising from the Rawlings Green application would be met by the developer, but that the Inspector had requested information as to what steps would be taken if this was not the case.

 

 

81.

Wiltshire Growth Deal Update

Report by Dr Carlton Brand, Corporate Director

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Fleur de Rhé-Philipe presented the report which provided Cabinet Capital Assets Committee with an update on the development and delivery of Wiltshire Growth Deal projects and provide detail on the outcome of the Growth Deal round 3 bid.

 

The Leader welcomed the update particularly in relation to funding for Wiltshire College which would enable further improvements to their estate.

 

Resolved

 

1.            To note the progress of Growth Deal projects; and

 

2.            To note the outcome of the round 3 bid.

 

82.

Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) Powers

Report by Dr Carlton Brand, Corporate Director

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Leader invited Councillor Stuart Wheeler to present a report which sought delegated authority to officers to establish the Council’s process for carrying out the compulsory purchase of land to ensure the timely delivery of infrastructure, regeneration projects and development sites.

 

In presenting the report, Councillor Wheeler set out the main considerations and emphasised the importance of having a clear procedure in place should it be required.

 

Resolved

 

(i)     To note the main considerations for the Council in relation to compulsory purchase powers.

 

(ii)    To delegate authority to the Associate Director for Economic Development and Planning in consultation with the Associate Director for Legal and Governance and, the Associate Director for Finance to establish the Council’s process for carrying out the compulsory purchase of land to ensure the timely delivery of infrastructure, regeneration projects and development sites.

 

83.

The Maltings and Central Car Park - Update

 Report by Dr Carlton Brand, Corporate Director

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

 Cllr Fleur de Rhé-Philipe presented the report which updated Members on the current status of the Central Car Park & Maltings regeneration scheme, and sought delegated authority to progress the project.

 

In presenting her report, and prior to consideration of exempt information in part ii of the agenda, Councillor Fleur de Rhé-Philipe reminded the meeting that the project would be in receipt of monies from the Growth Fund which would enable progress on the matter.

 

Resolved

 

To delegate authority to the Associate Director of Economic Development and Planning in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Skills, Strategic Transport and Strategic Property to proceed as advised in the exempt report considered at this meeting.

84.

Urgent items

Any other items of business that the Leader agrees to consider as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

 

85.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

This is to give further notice in accordance with paragraph 5 (4) and 5 (5) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 of the intention to take the following item in private.

 

 

To consider passing the following resolution:

 

To agree that in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public from the meeting for the business specified in Items Number 11 and 12 because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in  paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information to the public.

 

Reason for taking item in private:

Paragraph 3 - information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

 

Minutes:

Resolved

 

To agree that in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public from the meeting for the following items of business because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information to the public.

 

Reason for taking the item in private:

 

Paragraph 3 – information relating to the financial information or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

No representations have been received as to why this item should not be held in private.

86.

The Maltings and Central Car Park - Update (Part ii)

 Report by Dr Carlton Brand, Corporate Director

Minutes:

The meeting considered the content of the report.

 

 

 

87.

Professional Services Framework

 Report by Dr Carlton Brand, Corporate Director

Minutes:

Councillor Stuart Wheeler presented the report which described the procurement process that will be followed to establish a framework of providers for the delivery of capital building projects, and requested authority from the Cabinet for the execution of contracts on that basis.

 

Resolved

 

1.    To note the Property related Professional Services Framework, which was entered into in 2012, will expire in November 2016; and

 

2.    To delegate authority to the Associate Director for People and Business Services, in consultation Associate Director for Corporate Services and Procurement, Associate Director for Legal Services and Section 151 officer with their respective Cabinet Members, to enter into a procurement for the provision of Consultancy Services in support of delivery of the Council’s ambitious Building Programme across the Wiltshire.

 

 

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