Agenda and decisions

Executive - Thursday, 17th September, 2020 7.30 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 28 July 2020.

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2.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

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3.

Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

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4.

Delivering Change in Horley Town Centre pdf icon PDF 365 KB

To consider the report of the Executive Member for Place and Economic Prosperity.

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

1)    The scope of the Horley Town Centre revitalisation programme as set out in the report be approved.

2)    That the programme is progressed in accordance with the key stages as set out in the report.

3)    That a total of £600,000 already included in the Council’s approved Capital Programme 2020–2025 be allocated to undertake the High Street public realm improvement works in the town centre in accordance with the scope outlined in the report.

4)    That a total of £37,600 be approved from the Council’s Commercial Ventures (Feasibility Studies) Reserve to progress a feasibility and options study in relation to the development of the High Street Car Park to deliver a mixed-use housing led scheme in accordance with the policy and site allocation set out in the Council’s adopted Development Management Plan (funding to be capitalised should the project proceed).

5)    That a total of £53,900 is approved from the Council’s Capital Programme for the delivery of pay-on-exit car parking at the Victoria Road and Central car parks in accordance with the report.

6)    The Head of Place Delivery be authorised in consultation with the Executive Member for Place and Economic Prosperity and Head of Finance to agree provisional budget allocations to (i) progress the High Street Car Park project to planning and (ii) deliver the project within the Capital Programme.

7)    The Head of Place Delivery be authorised in consultation with the Executive Member for Place and Economic Prosperity to make the necessary consultancy and contractor appointments to complete the feasibility studies and design development for the Delivering Change in Horley Town Centre programme.

8)    The Head of Place Delivery be authorised in consultation with the Executive Member for Place and Economic Prosperity to undertake and complete the procurement, design and management of the works and to enter into any documentation required as part of the workstreams.

9)    That the Head of Place Delivery be authorised to enter into all necessary agreements with partners including Network Rail and Surrey County Council in order to undertake works to the public highway and on privately owned structures.

10)That the Head of Neighbourhood Services, in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services, be authorised to enter into a contract for the supply, installation and maintenance of pay-on-exit equipment at the Central Car Park and Victoria Road Car Park.

11)That the Head of Neighbourhood Services, in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services, be authorised to make amendments to the Reigate & Banstead Parking Order (2019) including the placing of advertisements.

12)Following the successful completion of Stage 1 of the High Street Car Park development project and a further report to Executive that the Head of Place Delivery be authorised to submit a planning application(s) for the redevelopment of the High Street site.

13)That the Head of Place Delivery be authorised to enter into any highway agreements including Section 278 agreements.

14) That the Head of Place Delivery, in consultation with the Executive Member for Place  ...  view the full decision text for item 4.

5.

Five Year Plan Performance Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 312 KB

To note the report of the Executive Member for Corporate Direction and Governance.

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Decision:

RESOLVED: To note the progress during the final year of the Council’s 2015-2020 Five Year Plan priorities, as set out in the report, and to consider any observations from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

6.

Quarter 1 2020/21 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 300 KB

To note the report of the Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Finance, and the Executive Member for Corporate Direction and Governance.

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Decision:

RESOLVED to note

 

1)     The Key Performance Indicator performance for Q1 2020/21 summarised in the report and at Annex 1.

2)     The revenue full year outturn forecast variance at the end of Q1 2020/21 of £1.68m (6.5%) lower than budget.

3)     The potential financial implications to the Council in respect of the COVID-19 pandemic, as set out in the report.

4)     The full year Capital Programme forecast at the end of Q1 of £30.48m (24%) below the approved Programme for the year.

7.

Risk Management - Quarter 1 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 165 KB

To consider the report of the Executive Member for Corporate Direction and Governance.

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

1)               That the Executive note the Q1 2020/21 update on risk management provided in annex 1.

2)              That the Executive approve the new strategic risk identified in Q1 2020/21 (COVID-19: second wave/local lockdown), for inclusion on the strategic risk register.

8.

Statements

To receive any statements from the Leader of the Council, Members of the Executive or the Chief Executive.

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Any other urgent business

To consider any item(s) which, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be considered as a matter of urgency – Local Government Act 1972, Section 100B(4)(b).

 

(Note:  Urgent business must be submitted in writing but may be supplemented by an oral report).

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Exempt business

RECOMMENDED that members of the Press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that:

(i)            it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act; and

(ii)          the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

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