Agenda and decisions

Venue: Committee Rooms 1 & 2 - Deanes. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services Team 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Urgent matters

To consider any items of business, other than those shown on this agenda and which, by reason of special circumstances to be stated at the meeting, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.

 

4.

Minutes of the meeting held on 4 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 215 KB

The Chair will move that the minutes of the meeting be signed as a correct record. The only part of the minutes that can be discussed is their accuracy.

5.

Endorsing 'Brighter Futures' - A vision for children, young people and their families in Basingstoke and Deane pdf icon PDF 492 KB

‘Brighter Futures’ sets the direction of travel for partnership work with local children, young people and their families (CYP&F). It has been developed with and adopted by BASP and aligns to the draft ‘Horizon 2050 vision’ for the borough.

 

This report seeks Cabinet’s endorsement of ‘Brighter Futures’ and a commitment to work in partnership with other organisations on actions that will contribute to delivery of the vision.

 

Recommendation from the Cabinet Member for Communities and Community Safety

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

1)            Endorse the Brighter Futures vision and commit to work in partnership with other organisations on actions that will contribute to delivery of the vision.

 

2)            Note the engagement that has taken place through Basingstoke Area Strategic Partnership, and the feedback received through that process, to inform development of the final Brighter Futures vision document.

 

3)            Note that the Basingstoke Area Strategic Partnership adopted the Brighter Futures vision at its meeting on 6 December 2018.

 

4)            Note that actions and key indicators will be collated in a Partnership Plan, with progress being monitored by the Children, Young People and Families Partnership and reported to the Basingstoke Area Strategic Partnership Board.

 

6.

Proposed Highway Improvements to Brighton Hill Roundabout, Basingstoke:- Land required for scheme implementation pdf icon PDF 402 KB

This report provides Cabinet with details of a proposed highway scheme for improvements to be made to the Brighton Hill roundabout, and which is to be undertaken by Hampshire County Council (HCC) as highway authority. It seeks authority for the council to dedicate into the public highway, the necessary council land required to help facilitate the improvements, by way of a deed of dedication.

 

Recommendation from the Cabinet Member for Property and Development and Cabinet Member for Planning and  Infrastructure 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1)    Approve the dedication of council owned land at and in the vicinity of the Brighton Hill roundabout (to include its land interests forming part of the Camrose Football Ground to Hampshire County Council at nil value for incorporation into the public highway, to support the implementation of the highway improvements and, subject to the relocation from the Camrose Ground of the Basingstoke Town Football Club to an alternative site in Basingstoke, to enable the implementation of the preferred scheme option detailed in this report. This accords with S123 of the Local Government Act 1972 where any disposal at less than best consideration may proceed where social, economic and environmental benefits can be achieved.      

 

2)    Delegate the detailed terms and conditions associated with the dedication of the land, the deed of dedication and related documentation, and any other supplementary legal or other agreements that may be required to facilitate the highway improvements to the Executive Director of Finance and Resources, in consultation with the Executive Director of Borough Services and the Head of Law and Governance.     

 

3)    Delegate to the Executive Director of Finance and Resources the consideration of any objection received in relation to the notice of dedication of any open space under S123 of the Local Government Act 1972 for the Director to decide whether or not Cabinet should re-consider its decision in light of any objections received. 

7.

Provision of a new Cemetery at North Waltham pdf icon PDF 556 KB

This report provides details of three options for consideration, and a summary of the work undertaken by Officers, for delivery of a new cemetery site in North Waltham.

 

Recommendation from the Cabinet Member for Regulatory Services and the Environment and Cabinet Member for Property and Development

Additional documents:

Decision:

1)    Approve the option for Dignity to provide a cemetery linked under the one site solution which includes the operation of the current crematorium. In accordance with this option, for the Council to enter into an agreement for a lease with Dignity and then complete a new lease (concurrently with the surrender of the current lease) on the obtaining of planning permission for the provision of a cemetery at the North Waltham site.  

 

2)    Delegate the detailed terms and conditions associated with the agreement for lease, surrender of the current lease and grant of a new lease, and any other supplementary legal, management of other agreements that may be required to facilitate delivery of the proposed new cemetery service under the one site solution, to the Executive Director of Borough Services in consultation with the Executive Director of Finance and Resources and the Head of Law and Governance.

 

3)    Approve the recommendation for officers to develop and implement a pilot travel scheme to test community bus provision against other options as set out in this report.  This approach will allow ongoing evaluation of demand whilst identifying the most suitable and viable solution.