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No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

None

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.

Minutes:

None declared

3.

Minutes of the Meeting held on 11 June 2020 pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the meeting held on 11 June 2020 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

4.

The County Council's Financial Position - 2019/20 Outturn pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out details of the county council's 2019/20 revenue and capital outturn position.

 

Resolved: That:

 

(i)  The council's final revenue and capital outturn position for 2019/20 be noted.

(ii)  The transfer of the 2019/20 underspend to the transitional reserve be approved.

 

5.

Microsoft Office 365 pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out a proposal for investment in Microsoft Office 365 and the replacement of Skype for Business with Microsoft Office Teams.

 

Resolved: That approval be given to release funding and agree to the Capital Investment in Microsoft Office 365 and the replacement of Skype for Business with Microsoft Teams. The implementation will require a one off capital investment of £1.661m and ongoing revenue expenditure of £1.438m which includes the annual revenue cost of capital financing of circa £200,000.

6.

Allocation of Funding Received from the Transport Infrastructure Investment Fund pdf icon PDF 330 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals for the allocation of funding received from the Department for Transport's Transport Infrastructure Investment Fund.

 

Resolved: That:

 

(i)  The allocation of additional Transport Infrastructure Investment Fund money of £15,891,000 to the 2020/21 Capital Programme as described in the report, be approved.

(ii)  The funding of the A601(M) bridge and highway maintenance scheme be approved.

(iii)The funding of the storm damage schemes detailed in Appendix 'A' be approved.

(iv)The apportionment of funding to preventative maintenance schemes detailed in Appendix 'B' be approved.

(v)  The Moss Roads programme for 2020/21, detailed in Appendix 'C', which included the schemes funded from the approved Capital Programme agreed by Cabinet in March 2020 and those funded from the Transport Infrastructure Investment Fund, be approved.

7.

Footway Widening and Prohibition of Waiting, Main Street, Hornby pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals for footway widening and prohibition of waiting at Main Street, Hornby.

 

Resolved: That:

 

(i)  Widening of the eastern footway along a length of Main Street, Hornby be approved.

(ii)  Provision of a No Waiting At Any Time restriction on the east side of Main Street, Hornby, from 97 metres north of its junction with Station Road for a distance of 125 metres in a northerly direction be approved.

8.

Lancashire County Council (Bye-Pass Road, Bolton-Le-Sands, Lancaster City) (Prohibition of Waiting) Order 202* pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out a proposal to introduce a Traffic Regulation Order for a Prohibition of Waiting which is required for the safe and effective operation of a new access to a retail unit off the A6 Bye-Pass Road, Bolton-le-Sands.

 

Resolved: That the making of a Traffic Regulation Order introducing a Prohibition of Waiting on Bye-Pass Road, Bolton-le-Sands as detailed within the report and as set out in the Schedule and Plan attached at Appendices 'A' to 'C', be approved.

9.

Lancashire County Council (Horrobin Lane, Rivington, Cocker Bar Road, Marl Cop, and North Road, Bretherton, Chorley Borough) (Revocation, 30mph, 40mph and 50mph Speed Limits, August 2019) Order 201* pdf icon PDF 31 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals to make a Speed Limit Order to reduce speed limits on North Road, Marl Cop, and Cocker Bar Road, Bretherton along with the introduction of 30mph limit on Horrobin Lane, Rivington in order to improve road safety and to allow effective enforcement by Lancashire Constabulary.

 

Resolved: That the proposals for speed restrictions on various lengths of road within the Chorley District as detailed within this report and as set out in the proposed order (Appendix 'A') the Plans (Appendices 'B' and 'C') in line with the statement of reasons (Appendix 'D'), be approved.

10.

Lancashire County Council (Pitt Street, Preston, Preston City) (Revocation, Amendment to Parking Provisions, Prohibition of Waiting and Prohibition of Loading) Order 202* pdf icon PDF 37 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals to make an Order to increase the pay and display parking provision within the City of Preston.

 

Resolved: That the making of an Order introducing Pay and Display Parking in Pitt Street, Preston along with associated Prohibition of Waiting and Prohibition of Loading restrictions as detailed within the report and as set out in the Notice of Proposal, plan, and statement of reason attached at Appendices 'A' to 'C', be approved.

11.

Lancashire County Council (Various Locations, Burnley, Chorley, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Wyre) (Revocation, Amendment to Permit Parking Provisions, Various Parking Restrictions and Electric Charging Point Parking Places (No1)) Experimental Order 2019 pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals for the continuation of the Experimental Traffic Regulation Order introducing time limited parking places for electric vehicles on various roads across a number of districts, along with any necessary associated regulations.

 

Resolved: That the permanent continuation of the Experimental Traffic Regulation Order introducing time limited parking places for electric vehicles (such vehicles needing to be on charge in order to use the parking place) on the various roads within the Burnley, Chorley, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Wyre districts along with any associated regulations necessary to ensure the introduction of the parking places as detailed in the Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (Appendix 'A'), site plans (Appendices 'B' to 'T') and statement of reason (Appendix 'U'), be approved.

 

12.

Lancashire County Council (Various Roads, Burnley, Hyndburn, Ribble Valley and Wyre Boroughs and Preston City) (Revocations and Various Moving Restrictions (May 2019 No1)) Order 201* pdf icon PDF 33 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals for a Traffic Regulation Order across a number of districts that removes a number of redundant regulations that are either duplicated on the system, redundant due to a change in the road layout, or are no longer necessary.

 

Resolved: That the proposals included in the draft order (Appendix 'A') and indicated on the plans attached (Appendices 'B' to 'H') that will be introduced for the reasons set out in the Statement of Reasons (Appendix I), be approved.

13.

Lancashire County Council (Various Roads, Various Locations, Chorley, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, West Lancashire and Wyre Boroughs and Preston City) (Various Parking Restrictions June - August 2019 (No 1)) Order 201* pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals to make a Traffic Regulation Order to address anomalies in parking restrictions, and to clarify, simplify and tidy up a number of discrepancies that have been identified, together with new restrictions, across a number of Districts.

 

Resolved: That the proposals for parking restrictions on the various lengths of road within the Chorley, Fylde, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, West Lancashire and Wyre Districts, as detailed within the report and as set out in the Draft Order (Appendix 'A'), Plans (Appendices 'B' to 'H') and Statement of Reason (Appendix 'I'), be approved.

14.

Market Street and Hoyle Street, Whitworth, Parking Restrictions pdf icon PDF 199 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals for parking restrictions on Market Street and Hoyle Street, Whitworth.

 

Resolved: That the installation of parking restrictions shown at Appendix 'A', be approved.

15.

Proposed Parking Restrictions, Railway Street, Nelson pdf icon PDF 39 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals for parking restrictions on Railway Street, Nelson.

 

Resolved: That the revocation and reintroduction with extensions of the existing double yellow lines and the introduction of new double yellow lines as set out in Appendices 'A' and 'B', be approved.

16.

Recommendation of the Edward Stocks Massey Bequest Fund Joint Advisory Committee pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out the recommendations of the Edward Stocks Massey Bequest Fund Joint Advisory Committee.

 

Resolved: That:

 

(i)  The allocation of funds as recommended by the Joint Advisory Committee at its meeting on 12 June 2020 as set out at Appendix 'A', be approved;

(ii)  In respect of the Higher Education Student Scholarship Awards, the interview panel of the Joint Advisory Committee be authorised to award the scholarships at its meeting on 18 December 2020.

17.

Bid Development: Lancashire 2025 - UK City of Culture pdf icon PDF 430 KB

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Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals for funding towards the development of a bid for Lancashire 2025 – UK City of Culture.

 

Resolved: That a total contribution of £620,000 towards bid, team and programme development costs across both 2020/21 and 2021/22, be approved.

18.

Maximising Occupancy in Supported Housing - Consultation Outcome pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Cabinet considered a report setting out proposals, following public consultation, for a revised policy and procedures for maximising occupancy in supported housing.

 

Resolved: That:

 

(i)  The consultation findings, as set out at Appendix 'A', be noted.

(ii)  The revised policy and procedures governing reviews of vacancies in Supported Housing as set out at Appendix 'B', be approved.

19.

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 C16(1) since the last meeting of Cabinet, and can be viewed by clicking on the relevant link(s):

 

Distribution of the Infection Control Fund

 

Minutes:

Resolved: That the urgent decision, 'Distribution of the Infection Control Fund', taken by the Leader of the County Council since the last meeting of Cabinet, be noted.

20.

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.

Minutes:

There was no urgent business to be considered.

21.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of Cabinet will be held virtually on Thursday 6 August 2020 at 2.00 pm.

Minutes:

It was noted that the next meeting of Cabinet would be held at 2pm on Thursday 6 August 2020 as a virtual meeting.

22.

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.

Minutes:

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

23.

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.

 

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 item 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.

24.

Purchase of a Software Solution for Parking Enforcement

Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972. The report contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information). 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:

Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972. The report contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information). 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 purchase of a software solution for parking enforcement.

 

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