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Cabinet noted the following changes to representatives on Outside Bodies, following the change in portfolio areas:
· Safe City Partnership – now represented by Councillor Shields
· Southampton Energy Partnership – now represented by Councillor Hammond
· Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline – now represented by Councillor Hammond
Report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Care noting the
Delegated Decision taken on 14 September 2017 by the Chief Executive.
On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Care, Cabinet noted the Delegated Decision taken on 14 September 2017 by the Chief Executive after consultation with the portfolio holder.
Report of the Leader of the Council seeking a resolution to make a Compulsory Purchase Order in relation to the redevelopment of the Bargate Shopping Centre and adjoining land and to authorise officers to make the CPO and carry out all necessary steps in conjunction with the CPO.
DECISION MADE: (CAB 17/18 19460)
On consideration of the modified report of the Leader of the Council, Cabinet agreed the following:
(i) To resolve, subject to consideration of the matters set out in this report and the prior completion of the proposed CPO Indemnity Agreement (“CPOIA”), to make a compulsory purchase order pursuant to powers under sections 226(1)(a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and section 13 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 for the acquisition of the land and new rights for the purposes of securing the comprehensive redevelopment and improvement of the Bargate Shopping Centre and surrounding land to provide a mixed use development with associated parking and servicing, landscaping and public realm.
(ii) To authorise the Service Director: Growth in consultation with the Service Director: Legal and Governance to carry out the functions set out in (a), (d), (e) and (h) below and to authorise the Service Director: Legal and Governance to carry out the functions set out in (b), (c), (f) and (g) below:
a) To negotiate and enter into the CPOIA;
b) Subject to the completion of the CPOIA and subject to the requirements of the CPOIA, to take all steps to secure the making, confirmation and implementation of the Compulsory Purchase Order (“Order”) including the publication and service of all notices and the promotion of the council’s case at any public inquiry;
c) To make any amendments, deletions or additions to the land identified in this report to be subject to the Order (“Order Land”) as to include and describe all interests in land and rights required to facilitate the carrying out of the redevelopment and regeneration of the Bargate Shopping Centre and surrounding area;
d) To identify and acquire interests and new rights required to facilitate delivery of the redevelopment and regeneration of the Bargate Shopping Centre and surrounding area either by agreement or compulsorily pursuant to the Order (including pursuant to any blight notices as appropriate) including conduct of negotiations, making provision for the payment of compensation;
e) To negotiate, agree terms and enter into agreements with interested parties including agreements for the withdrawal of blight notices and/or the withdrawal of objections to the Order and/or undertakings not to enforce the Order on specified terms, including where appropriate removing land or rights from the Order, making provision for the payment of compensation and/or relocation;
f) In the event the Order is confirmed by the Secretary of State, to advertise and give notice of confirmation and thereafter to take all steps to implement the Order including, as applicable in accordance with the CPOIA to execute General Vesting Declarations and/or to serve Notices to Treat and Notices of Entry in respect of the acquisition of interests in and rights over the Order Land;
g) To take all steps in relation to any legal proceedings relating to the Order including defending or settling claims referred to the Lands Tribunal and/or applications to the courts and any appeals; and
Report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Care seeking approval to commence a procurement of a new Community Wellbeing Centre Service Model.
DECISION MADE: (CAB 17/18 19497)
On consideration of the report of the Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Care, and having considered representations by a member of the Council, Cabinet agreed the following:
(i) To note the feedback from the engagement with current day care service users, their carers, service providers and wider services and residents.
(ii) To approve the proposals in this report to develop a new model of activities and day time support across the city to help people maintain their health, wellbeing and independence.
(iii) To approve the recommendation to proceed with a procurement to deliver the new service model, which over time will transform the current traditional model of day centre provision for older people in Southampton.
(iv) To delegate authority to the Director of Quality and Integration, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing and Adult Care to decide on the final model of commissioned services and all decision making in relation to this procurement.
Report of the Service Director, Transactions and Universal Services seeking approval to retain the current opening hours across the year for the HWRC and not implement reduced opening hours and day closure agreed on 16 January 2016.
DECISION MADE: (CAB 17/18 19456)
On consideration of the report of the Service Director – Transactions and Universal Services, the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport agreed the following:
(i) To retain the current HWRC Opening hours and that the approved implementation of a reduction in HWRC opening hours by 2 hours per day and closure of the network on one day, which was due to start on 1 October 2017 be cancelled.
(ii) To note the opportunity for monitoring the impacts of the recent introduction of charges for non-household (some items that are classified as construction waste) and trade wastes. This will also create opportunity to monitor changes taking place at Hampshire HWRCs in the future and assess impact on Southampton’s HWRC.
(iii) That authority to make decisions to change opening hours/charging mechanisms/service delivery at the HWRC as required in future, be delegated to the Service Director – Transactions and Universal Service, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport.