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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

There were no apologies.

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 7 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held on 7 February 2019 be agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

4.

Procurement Report - Request Approval to Commence Procurement Exercises pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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Cabinet considered a report seeking approval to commence the procurement exercise for the Provision of Transport Services – Dynamic Purchasing System, in accordance with the county council's procurement rules:

 

Resolved: That the commencement of procurement exercise for the Provision of Transport Services – Dynamic Purchasing Systembe approved.

5.

Community Asset Transfer of Lancashire County Council Minibuses pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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Cabinet received a report on a request to gift a number of minibuses no longer required by the Public Health service to charitable organisations which had previously made use of the vehicles.

 

Resolved:  That:

  i.  the gift of surplus minibuses to those charitable organisations that have previously made use of them, be approved as a one off exercise.

  ii.  the Executive Director for Growth, Environment and Transport, in consultation with the Leader of the County Council, be authorised to approve which charities the minibuses are allocated to, following the exercise to evaluate and prioritise the requests.

6.

Proposed 2019/20 Highway Maintenance and Transport New Starts Capital Programmes pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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Cabinet received a report seeking approval of a detailed apportionment and programmes of work following the approval of Full Council on 14 February 2019 of the high level apportionment of anticipated 2019/20 highway maintenance and transport grant funding from the Department for Transport (DfT).

 

Resolved: That:

  i.  the proposed revisions to the approved apportionment of the 2019/20 New Start Highway Maintenance programme as detailed in the report be approved.

  ii.  the proposed 2019/20 New Start Highway Maintenance programmes set out as projects in the repot be approved;

  iii.  approval be given for additional schemes to be identified for funding from the ABC, Urban Unclassified, Rural Unclassified, and footways allocations up to the value of the approved allocation, subject to consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport.

  iv.  a further report be brought forward in relation to the Moss Roads programme.

  v.  the detailed apportionment of the £2.774m allocation for 'Other Transport Schemes as detailed in the report be approved.

  vi.  the proposed 2019/20 New Start Public Rights of Way programme set out in the report be approved.

  vii.  a further report be brought forward in relation to the 2019/20 New Start Road Safety and Cycling safety programmes

viii.  the thanks of Cabinet be given to officers who have developed the programme.

7.

Lune Street, Preston Link Moving and Parking Provisions Experimental Orders 2017 pdf icon PDF 95 KB

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Cabinet received a report proposing that two experimental Traffic Regulation Orders on Lune Street, Preston, be made permanent, following an assessment of their success.

 

Resolved: That the making permanent of the two Experimental Traffic Regulation Orders in Lune Street Preston, as set out in the report, be approved.

8.

Lancashire Bus Station Departure Charges pdf icon PDF 111 KB

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Cabinet considered a report setting out proposed changes to bus station usage charging schemes, including the bay rental arrangement at Preston Bus Station.

 

Resolved: That the new charging regime and charges for departures at all Lancashire owned and operated bus stations, as set out in the report, be approved from 1 July 2019.

9.

Replacement of the Local Safeguarding Children Board with the New Area Safeguarding Arrangements pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out options for the replacement of the Local Safeguarding Children's Board to comply with the new area children’s safeguarding arrangements. It was noted that the report was being presented to the three Lancashire Councils and where necessary, the Executive bodies of the Clinical Commissioning Groups and the Police. It was reported that Options 1 set out in the report had been agreed in principle with safeguarding partner agencies.

 

Resolved: That Option 1, as set out in the report, be approved as the revised area children's safeguarding arrangements in Lancashire

10.

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 100 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.

11.

Capital Strategy for Schools – Condition Led Capital Investment Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Please note that Appendix A to this report is in Part II and appears as item No. 19 on the Agenda.

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out the proposals for the allocation of schools capital funding to address a further phase of high priority building condition repairs on Community, Voluntary Controlled and Maintained Schools in Lancashire.

 

It was noted that additional information had been included in the Part II section of the papers for the meeting, and that this was exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 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 outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

Resolved: That the proposed list of maintenance schemes in Lancashire Schools set out in the report totalling £8.346m as a further phase of high priority school repairs, be approved

12.

West Lancashire Integrated Community Partnership pdf icon PDF 131 KB

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Cabinet received a report setting out the emerging proposals and priorities for integrating health and social care across West Lancashire via the establishment of an Integrated Community Partnership.

 

Resolved: That:

  i.  the county council's membership and continued active participation in developing the West Lancashire Integrated Community Partnership be approved.

  ii.  West Lancashire Integrated Community Partnership's overall approach to health and care integration in West Lancashire be endorsed on the basis that it will also take into account and ensure delivery of the emerging priorities of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System.

13.

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:

There were no urgent decisions taken since the last meeting of Cabinet.

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 11 April 2019 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 11 April 2019 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:

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

17.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Cabinet 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 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.

18.

Preston Western Distributor

(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 Paragraphs 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 on the Preston Western Distributor.

 

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

20.

Replacement of Computers and other ICT Equipment in Libraries

(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 Paragraphs 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 on the replacement of computers and other ICT equipment in Libraries.

 

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