Agenda and decisions

Executive - Thursday, 23rd June, 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: New Council Chamber - Town Hall, Reigate. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services (01737 276182)  Email: Democratic@reigate-banstead.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

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2.

Minutes

To approve the Minutes of the meeting of the Executive held on 24 March 2022.

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3.

Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

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4.

Reigate & Banstead 2025 Annual Report 2021/22

The Leader of the Council and the Executive Member for Corporate Policy and Resources.

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Executive:

1.     Agreed the Reigate & Banstead 2025 Annual Report for 2021/22 for publication, and

2.     Agreed the Equality Objectives Progress Report for 2021/22 for publication.

5.

Energy Supply Contract

The Executive Member for Finance and Governance.

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Executive:

1.      Agreed the appointment of Corona Energy as the provider of gas energy supplies for Council properties from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

6.

Response to Council Motion: Roll-Out of Recycling

The Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services.

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Executive:

1.     Noted the positive progress that has been made in relation to rolling out the full recycling service to flats such that in excess of 90% of properties in the borough have access to the service.

2.     Agreed the importance of continuing the rollout of a full kerbside recycling service to flats and properties with communal bin stores to maximise the amount of good quality recycling collected and to reduce the amount of waste sent for disposal.

3.     Noted the motion as presented to Full Council on 29 July 2021, and in response:

(a)  Agreed that the Waste & Recycling Team continues to work with landowners, landlords and occupiers to enable the introduction of full kerbside services wherever possible; and

(b)  Agreed to continue to work with Surrey Environment Partnership to deliver both local and countryside waste and recycling objectives

(c)   Rejects other elements of the motion.

7.

Response to Council Motion: Retrofitting Insulation

The Executive Member for Corporate Policy and Resources.

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Executive:

1)     Noted the motion as presented to Full Council on 7 April 2022.

2)     Agreed the importance of retrofitting insulation to domestic properties in the borough, both because of the reductions in carbon emissions that this brings and its ability to improve living conditions and reduce energy bills for residents.

3)     Noted the work that is currently underway by officers in relation to domestic retrofit (including in relation to areas of activity covered in the Council motion) and the progress that has been made to date, but also the scale of the challenge associated with domestic retrofit, and the need for Government action to help enable activity to be scale up both nationally and locally to achieve carbon reduction targets.

4)     Agreed that the Leader of the Council write to the Prime Minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer and COP26 President requested government support to address the domestic retrofit challenges faced by local government generally and in Reigate & Banstead specifically.

5)     Requested that the Head of Corporate Policy keeps the need for a local retrofit task force and local training and delivery partnerships under review and that any additional actions required are proposed via the annual Environmental Sustainability Strategy progress report.

8.

Quarter 4 performance report 2021/22

The Executive Member for Corporate Policy and Resources and the Deputy Leader & Executive Member for Finance and Governance.

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Executive:

1.     Noted the Key Performance Indicator performance for Q4 2021/22 as detailed in the report and Annex 1.

2.     Noted the Revenue Budget outturn for 2021/22 as detailed in the report and at Annex 2 and approved the recommended budget carry-forwards to 2022/23.

3.      Noted the Capital Programme outturn for 2021/22 as detailed in the report and at Annex 3.

9.

Risk management - Q4 2021/22

The Executive Member for Corporate Policy and Resources.

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Executive:

1.     Noted the Q4 2021 update on risk management provided by the report.

2.     Approved the closure of the following strategic risks in accordance with the reasoning set out in the report and in Annex 1:

·        SR6 – ‘Reliance on the welfare system’

·        SR9 – ‘Marketfield Way’

3.      Agreed that as part of Q1 reporting, officers consider the appropriateness of maintaining two separate strategic risks on challenging economic conditions, with an update brought to the Audit Committee and Executive in September.

10.

Appointment to Outside Bodies 2022/23

The Leader of the Council.

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Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Executive:

1)     Agreed to appoint representatives Councillors J. King, Kulka and Ritter to serve on the outside bodies listed within the schedule of nominations for contested vacancies set out in Annex 1 for Earlswood Common Management Steering Committee and to appoint Councillor Bray to the YMCA East Surrey Housing Advisory Group for Municipal Year 2022/23.

 

 

 

 

11.

Statements

To receive any statements from the Leader of the Council, Members of the Executive or the Head of Paid Service.

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12.

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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13.

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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