Havant Borough Council Cabinet Meeting

June 7, 2023, 6 p.m.

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This is a meeting of the Cabinet of Havant Borough Council held on the 7th Jun 2023.

The last meeting of the Cabinet was on the 12th Jun 2024, and the next meeting will be 17th Jul 2024.

Meeting Status

Confirmed

Agenda Published

Yes

Decisions Published

No

Minutes Published

Yes

Meeting Location

Hurstwood Room, Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, Hampshire PO9 2AX

Meeting Recordings

We know of no meeting recordings. If you know of one, let us know.

Agenda

Item Title Minutes
1 Apologies for Absence

There were no apologies for absence received for this meeting.

2 Declarations of Interests

There were no declarations from the members present.

3 Minutes Cabinet Minutes 15 March 2023
Minutes of Previous Meeting

The minutes of the meetings of Cabinet held on 15 and 22 March 2023 were agreed as a true record.

4 Chairman's Report

The Leader of the Council thanked Councillor Denton and former Councillors Pike and Satchwell for their contributions to Cabinet and service to their communities.

 

The Leader welcomed Councillors Fairhurst and Bowdell to the Cabinet.  The Leader further welcomed the Assistant Cabinet Lead members: Councillors Briggs, Richardson and Stone and set out their supporting role to the Cabinet Leads and ongoing attendance at future meetings of the Cabinet in their supporting capacity.

5 Councillor Questions under Standing Order 68.3

There were no questions from Councillors under the provision of this standing order.

6 Matters referred by the Full Council or the Overview & Scrutiny Committee Under 68.7.3

There were no recommendations referred by Full Council or from the Overview & Scrutiny Committee for consideration under the provision of this standing order.

7 Cabinet Appointments to Outside Bodies Appendix A - Outside Body Appointments as at June 2023
Appointments to Outside Organisations Report 07 June 2023

The Leader informed Cabinet he wished to replace Councillor Lloyd with Councillor Milne as a representative of the West of Waterlooville Forum. 

 

Proposed by Councillor Rennie, seconded by Councillor Bowerman, it was therefore

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet appoints members to represent the Council on those outside organisations as set out.  Attendance at meetings of the organisations concerned to qualify as an Approved Duty and all appointments to have effect until the first meeting of the Cabinet in the 2024/2025 municipal year.

8 Appointment of the Shareholder Sub Committee HBC Shareholder Sub-Committee Appointments
Corrigendum - Item 8 Appointments
HBC Appointment to Cabinet Liaison Panels as at June 2023

Proposed by Councillor Rennie, seconded by Councillor Lloyd, it was therefore

 

RESOLVED that the following councillors be appointed to the Shareholder Sub-Committee:

 

   Cllr Alex Rennie (Leader)

   Cllr Neil Bowdell (Cabinet Lead with responsibility for Finance)

   Cllr Lulu Bowerman

   Cllr Gwen Robinson

 

Reserves

   Cllr Elizabeth Lloyd

   Cllr Liz Fairhurst

 

Proposed by Councillor Rennie, seconded by Councillor Bowdell, it was therefore

 

RESOLVED that the appointments to the Cabinet Liaison Panel be approved and for all appointments to have effect until the first meeting of the Cabinet in the 2024/2025 municipal year:

 

Elizabeth Lloyd (Chairman)

Neil Bowdell

Lulu Bowerman

Caren Diamond

Richard Stone

Phil Munday (Lab)

Paul Gray (Lib Dem)

Grainne Rason

Standing Deputies

 

Liz Fairhurst (Con)

Alex Rennie (Con)

 

 

9 Council Tax Support Fund 2023-24 Council Tax Support Fund Cabinet Report V4

Councillor Bowdell, as relevant Cabinet Lead, introduced the report on discretionary payments made under the Council Tax Support Fund 2023-24.  A motion proposed by Councillor Bowdell was seconded by Councillor Bowerman and therefore it was

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet approve:

 

a.      The discretionary element of the Council Tax Support Fund 2023-24 be used to increase the limit of support for existing Local Council Tax Support claimants, from £25, up to a maximum of £50.

 

b.      To use any remaining funds to support new claimants, during the financial year 2023-24, on a first come, first served basis, with a limit of up to £50 support.

 

c.       That officers monitor and review the expenditure of the financial year 2023-24 discretionary fund in September 2023 and the Cabinet authorise the s151 Officer, in consultation with the Cabinet Lead for Finance, to distribute the remaining funds to Local Council Tax Support claimants as appropriate.

10 Warnford Park Estate Nutrient Mitigation Scheme 170523 Warnford Park Estate Legal Agreement - FINAL (002)
Appendix A - Location Plan
Appendix B Letter to Havant BC from NE
Appendix C Mitigation Schemes in the Solent

The Planning Policy Committee’s decision, made at its meeting on 30 May 2023 was to defer consideration of this item, therefore there were no recommendations to be considered at this meeting.

11 Cabinet Lead Delegated Decisions, Minutes from Meetings etc. 106200323m

RESOLVED that the minutes as set out in the agenda be noted.

Meeting Attendees

Councillor Alex Rennie photo
Chairman
Leader of the Council
Councillor Alex Rennie

Conservative

Present, as expected

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Councillor Elizabeth Lloyd  (formerly known as Dianne) photo
Committee Member
Cabinet Lead for Planning, Environment and Water Quality
Councillor Elizabeth Lloyd (formerly known as Dianne)

Conservative

Present, as expected

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Councillor Gwen Robinson photo
Vice-Chairman
Deputy Leader of the Council, Cabinet Lead for Communities and Housing
Councillor Gwen Robinson

Conservative

Present, as expected

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Councillor Liz Fairhurst photo
Committee Member
Cabinet Lead for Coastal
Councillor Liz Fairhurst

Conservative

Present, as expected

Profile
Councillor Lulu Bowerman photo
Committee Member
Cabinet Lead for Commercial
Councillor Lulu Bowerman

Conservative

Present, as expected

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Councillor Neil Bowdell photo
Committee Member
Cabinet Lead for Finance
Councillor Neil Bowdell

Conservative

Present, as expected

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Secretary
Democratic Services Officer
Emma Carlyle

None

Expected

Secretary
Lauren Maidens

None

Expected

Public
Spare Copies

None

Expected

Secretary
Democratic & Electoral Services Manager
Jenni Harding

None

Expected

Source

This meeting detail is from Havant Borough Council website