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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

Apologies were received from County Councillor John Fillis.

2.

Disclosure of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Members are asked to consider any Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests they may have to disclose to the meeting in relation to matters under consideration on the Agenda.

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Minutes:

There were no interests declared.

3.

Minutes of the Meeting held on 12 April 2018 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the meeting held on 12 April 2018 be agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

4.

Procurement Report - Request Approval to Commence Procurement Exercises pdf icon PDF 99 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report seeking approval to commence the following procurement exercises in accordance with the county council's procurement rules:

  i.  Provision of core services for Boost Business Lancashire as part of the Boost3 Programme.

  ii.  Penwortham By Pass surfacing works.

  iii.  Conservation and specialist works for historical buildings.

 

Resolved: That the commencement of the procurement exercises for the following areas be approved:

  i.  Provision of core services for Boost Business Lancashire as part of the Boost3 Programme.

  ii.  Penwortham By Pass surfacing works.

  iii.  Conservation and specialist works for historical buildings.

 

5.

Rural Superfast Broadband - Bid to Extend Coverage pdf icon PDF 99 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report providing an update on current superfast broadband coverage in the Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership area and requesting approval to bid for £3m from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and an allocation of £2m of county council resources to co-invest to maximise coverage and impact.

 

Resolved: That

  i.  The county council applies for £3m of European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development resources to extend superfast broadband coverage in Lancashire's rural areas

  ii.  The county council allocates up to £2m to co invest with the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development funds

  iii.  The county council acts as accountable body for the delivery of a £5m rural superfast broadband programme.

6.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Flood and Coastal Erosion Grant in Aid Capital Funding - Flood Risk Management Works and Studies pdf icon PDF 96 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet received a report seeking approval to add four externally funded projects into the county council's capital programme. The schemes will be funded in full from the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Grant in Aid capital funding programme. The total amount of funding which needs to be brought into the capital programme is £95,551.

 

Resolved: That the addition of four externally funded flood risk management projects identified in the report with a value of £95,551 be approved for addition into the 2018/19 drainage capital programme.

7.

Proposed Delegation Agreement and Establishment Arrangements - Re-imagining the Harris pdf icon PDF 96 KB

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Cabinet received a report on the Re-Imagining the Harris project, a partnership between Lancashire County Council and Preston City Council, aimed at transforming the Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library. The report identifies the key areas where progress is required to develop a unified service.

 

Resolved: That

  i.  officers be authorised to progress Option 4 as described in the report.

  ii.  officers be authorised to work with the city council to prepare a delegation agreement for the operation of and staffing arrangements for the Harris Library function.

8.

Determination of Home to School Transport Policy - Academic Year 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

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Cabinet considered the annual review of the Home to School Transport policy. It was noted that there were no changes in respect of parent's entitlement to receive home to school transport assistance.

 

Resolved: That the Home to School Transport Policy for the academic year 2019/2020 be approved as set out in the report.

9.

Establishing a Shadow Integrated Care Partnership Board for Central Lancashire pdf icon PDF 97 KB

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Cabinet considered a report providing an overview of the governance arrangements being developed to enable the establishment of a shadow Integrated Care Partnership Board for the area of central Lancashire (covering Chorley, South Ribble and Preston), referred to as Our Health Our Care. It was reported that a similar approach be adopted across all four health and care systems in Lancashire and further reports will be presented to Cabinet in due course.

 

Resolved: That

  i.  the County Council's involvement in the Central Lancashire Shadow Integrated Care Partnership Board be approved.

  ii.  further reports be received updating on progress and organisational implications.

10.

Lancashire County Council (Various Roads, Wyre, Chorley, Hyndburn and Rossendale) (Revocation, One Way Traffic, Prohibition of Driving except for Access, Prohibition of Left Turn except Cycles, Width Restriction and Weight Restriction) Order 201* pdf icon PDF 101 KB

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A report was presented proposing the introduction of a number of restrictions on various roads as set out in the report. Cabinet noted that, after consideration of the objections, it was proposed that the draft order be amended prior to making, to remove the proposal for one way traffic on Jenny Lane, Wheelton.

 

Resolved: That authorisation be given to seal the order, excluding item c of schedule 1 (one way traffic on Jenny Lane (U5940), Wheelton), as set out in the report.

11.

Lancashire County Council (A583 Blackpool Road, Newton, A585 Kirkham-Wesham Bypass, Wesham, A584 Lytham Road, Warton, A583 Preston New Road, Westby-with-Plumptons, Fylde Borough) (Revocation, 40mph and 50mph Speed Limits) Order 201* pdf icon PDF 89 KB

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Cabinet considered a report seeking approval for a number of new speed limit orders in various locations to rectify various inconsistencies and anomalies in the existing Speed Limit Orders.

 

Resolved: That the Traffic Regulation Order described in this report be approved

12.

Proposed Amendments to the Highways and Transport Capital Programmes pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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Cabinet considered a report presenting amendments to the approved Highways and Transport Capital Programmes in order to meet emerging priorities and to respond to some unanticipated service demands.

 

Resolved: That the proposed amendments to the Highways and Transport Capital Programmes be approved.

13.

Urgent Decisions taken by the Leader of the County Council and the relevant Cabinet Member(s)

The following urgent decisions have been taken by the Leader of the County Council and the relevant Cabinet Member(s) in accordance with Standing Order 34(1) since the last meeting of Cabinet, and can be viewed by clicking on the relevant link(s):

 

1.  Old Vicarage Preston - Urgent Repairs

2.  Derby Road, Poulton

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Minutes:

The urgent decisions taken by the Leader of the County Council and Cabinet Members were noted.

14.

Urgent Business

An item of urgent business may only be considered under this heading where, by reason of special circumstances to be recorded in the Minutes, the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion that the item should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.  Wherever possible, the Chief Executive should be given advance warning of any Member’s intention to raise a matter under this heading.

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Minutes:

There was no urgent business.

15.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Thursday 14 June 2018 at 2.00 pm at County Hall, Preston.

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Minutes:

It was noted that the date of the next meeting would be Thursday 14 June at 2pm at County Hall, Preston.

16.

Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private

No representations have been received.

 

Click here to see the published Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private.

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Minutes:

The Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private was noted.

17.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is asked to consider whether, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, it considers that the public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 as indicated against the heading to the item.

 

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Resolved: That Cabinet considered that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 as indicated against the heading to the item.

18.

Works to Operational Premises

(Not for Publication - Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to theLocal Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of thecase the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Minutes:

(Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972. It was considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interests in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered a report on works to operational premises.

 

Resolved: That the recommendation set out in the report be approved.

19.

Community Asset Transfers - Approvals for Transfer

(Not for Publication - Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to theLocal Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of thecase the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Minutes:

(Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972. It was considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interests in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered a report on Community Asset Transfers.

 

Resolved: That the recommendation set out in the report be approved.

 

20.

Contract Extensions for Adult Mental Health Community Restart and Social Inclusion Services

(Not for Publication - Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to theLocal Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of thecase the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Minutes:

(Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972. It was considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interests in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered a report on contract extensions for Community Restart and Social Inclusion services.

 

Resolved: That

  i.  the recommendation set out in the report be approved.

  ii.  the decision be implemented immediately in accordance with Standing Order 35 as any delay could adversely affect the execution of the county council's duties, due to the impending expiry of the existing contracts and the need to maintain continuity of service provision.

21.

Lancashire Youth Offending Team Savings Options

(Not for Publication - Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to theLocal Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of thecase the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

 

Minutes:

(Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972. It was considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interests in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet considered a report on savings options for the Lancashire Youth Offending Team.

 

Resolved: That the recommendation set out in the report be approved.

 

22.

Cuerden Strategic Site Delivery Update

(Not for Publication - Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to theLocal Government Act 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of thecase the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

Minutes:

(Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972. It was considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interests in disclosing the information.)

 

Cabinet received an update on the Cuerden Strategic Site.

 

Resolved: That the report be deferred.