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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

Apologies were received from County Councillor Susie Charles, County Councillor Azhar Ali and 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:

None.

3.

Minutes of the Meeting held on 13 September 2018 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held on 13 September 2018 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

4.

Procurement Report - Request Approval to Commence Procurement Exercises pdf icon PDF 90 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.  Application of Surface Treatments to Carriageway and Footway

  ii.  Mechanical and Electrical Partnering Framework

  iii.  Construction Works Over £100,000

  iv.  CYP Agency Residential – Block Bed Purchases

 

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

  i.  Application of Surface Treatments to Carriageway and Footway

  ii.  Mechanical and Electrical Partnering Framework

  iii.  Construction Works Over £100,000

  iv.  CYP Agency Residential – Block Bed Purchases

 

5.

Proposed Amendments to the Highways and Transport Capital Programmes pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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Minutes:

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.

6.

Highways Management Plan pdf icon PDF 100 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet received a report proposing that the council's current Highway Maintenance Plan be updated to reflect policies already agreed by Cabinet and renamed the Highways Management Plan. The new document would also reflect new industry standards and the 'Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure: A Code of Practice'. It was agreed that publishing the new document in line with these principles would be delegated to the Director of Property Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport.

 

Resolved: That

  i.  the approach to producing a new Highways Management Plan, as set out in the report be approved.

  ii.  the Director of Property Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, be authorised to update, rename and publish the updated Highways Management Plan on the county council's Highways Asset Management Webpage.

7.

The University of Central Lancashire Masterplan and Associated Highway Project Approval of Design pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet received a report on work undertaken by the council and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) on the development of a design for the implementation of the highway proposals required to support the UCLan Masterplan development in the Adelphi Quarter area of Preston. It was noted that the works will be fully funded by UCLan and project managed by the county council on behalf of UCLan through a Section 278 agreement.

 

Resolved:  That:

  i.  the design for the Masterplan development as detailed in the report be approved

  ii.  the Head of Service, Design and Construction be authorised to make minor changes to the design.

8.

Community Transport - Results of Consultation on Proposals to Reduce Funding pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Please note that Appendix 'B' to this report is in Part II and appears as Item No. 21 on the Agenda.

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out the outcome of the consultation on proposals made by Full Council to renegotiate the contract with the Community Transport Consortium, reduce funding by a third and revise the in-house dial-a-ride provision to provide a reduced service.

 

Resolved: That:

  i.  the findings of the consultation be noted.

  ii.  the proposals as previously agreed by Full Council be approved.

9.

Consultation on Government proposals to introduce permitted development rights for shale gas exploration pdf icon PDF 126 KB

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Cabinet considered a proposed response to the Government consultation on proposals to introduce new permitted development rights for shale gas exploration development.

 

Resolved: That the Head of Service, Planning and Environment, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Environment and Planning, be authorised to submit a response to the Government consultation setting out the concerns outlined in the report.

10.

Inclusion of shale gas production projects in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project regime pdf icon PDF 129 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposed responses to a consultation by the Department for Business and Industrial Strategy regarding proposals to include shale gas production projects within the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Regime.

 

Resolved: That the Head of Service, Planning and Environment be authorised to respond to the consultation setting out the concerns outlined in the report.

11.

Awarding of Small Grants to Third Sector Groups which are Registered with the Children and Family Wellbeing Service, including Grants to Individual Young People pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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Cabinet considered a report setting out the recommendations of District Youth Councils in relation to the award of small grants to third sector groups.

 

Resolved: That the recommendations of the District Youth Councils on the applications for grants from third sector groups which are registered with the Children and Family Wellbeing Service, as set out in the report, be approved.

12.

Adult Social Care Winter Plan 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet were presented with a draft Winter Plan for Lancashire County Council Adult Social Care, reflecting and summarising the various actions and services that are in place to support the residents of Lancashire who may need our services across the winter months. The plan also included information from other services across the council which contribute towards supporting people to stay safe and well during winter, and would be shared with NHS organisations across Lancashire to contribute to the multi-agency Winter Plans in each of the 5 Lancashire Integrated Care Partnership areas.

 

Resolved: That:

  i.  the county council's Adult Social Care Winter Plan for 2018/19 as set out in the report be approved

  ii.  the financial risks beyond the current financial year 2018/19 of some of the schemes detailed in the plan, which are currently funded from the Improved Better Care Fund, be noted.

13.

Care, Support and Wellbeing of Adults in Lancashire - Our Vision pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet received a report setting out a proposed Care, Support and Wellbeing of Adults in Lancashire Vision document, providing a statement of intent to govern the design and delivery of future services to enable people to live as independently and healthily as possible, with the right level of support for themselves and their carers.

 

Cabinet noted and praised the work of the officers responsible for the report.

 

Resolved: That the Care, Support and Wellbeing of Adults in Lancashire Vision document and the accompanying 'Plan on a Page', as set out in the report, be approved

14.

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

No urgent decisions have been taken since the last meeting of Cabinet.

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Minutes:

It was noted that no Urgent Decisions had been taken by the Leader and relevant Cabinet Members since the last meeting of Cabinet.

15.

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.

16.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on Thursday 8 November 2018 at 2.00 pm at County Hall, Preston.

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Minutes:

It was noted that the next meeting of Cabinet would be held at 2pm on Thursday 8 November at County Hall, Preston.

17.

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:

Cabinet noted the Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private and that no representations had been received.

18.

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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Minutes:

Resolved: That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public 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.

19.

Community Asset Transfers

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

Minutes:

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

 

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals in relation to Penwortham and Upholland Libraries.

 

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

20.

Work to Operational Premises

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

Minutes:

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

 

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposed capital works to a number of operational premises to deliver security improvements and remedial and repair works.

 

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

 

22.

Burnley Town Centre Investments

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

Minutes:

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

 

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals to support the delivery of the £26m Pioneer Place scheme in Burnley Town Centre.

 

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

 

23.

Ribblesdale High School Expansion Project - Fire Supression System Review

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

Minutes:

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

 

Cabinet considered a report setting out a proposals in relation to Fire Suppression Systems at Ribblesdale High School.

 

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

 

24.

Lytham St. Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

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

Minutes:

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

 

Cabinet considered a report setting out a proposals in relation to capital works at Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College.

 

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