Agenda and decisions

Agenda and decisions

Venue: by video conference

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

Decision:

There were no apologies.

 

2.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Members to declare any personal or prejudicial interests in any business identified to be considered at this meeting. 

Decision:

Councillors Bobby Feeley and Huw Hilditch-Roberts declared a personal interest in agenda item 7 – Extension of the Council’s UK Leisure Framework because they were Directors of Denbighshire Leisure Limited.

 

3.

URGENT MATTERS

Notice of items which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.  

Decision:

The Chief Executive provided an update following the Welsh Government announcement the previous day to introduce a circuit breaker across Wales to help regain control of coronavirus.

 

4.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 340 KB

To receive the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 22 September 2020 (copy enclosed). 

Decision:

Vote taken: 8 in favour, 0 against, 0 abstentions

 

RESOLVED that, subject to a point of accuracy, the minutes of the meeting held on 22 September 2020 be received and confirmed as a correct record.

5.

PROPOSED APPROACH TO TENDERING FOR PHASE 1 / ENABLING WORKS CONTRACT FOR COLOMENDY INDUSTRIAL ESTATE EXPANSION INCLUDING NEW DCC WASTE TRANSFER STATION (WTS)

To consider a confidential report by Councillor Brian Jones, Lead Member for Waste, Transport and the Environment (copy enclosed) seeking Cabinet approval to undertake the proposed tendering exercise to identify a main contractor to deliver Phase 1 / Enabling Works Contract for the expansion of the Colomendy Industrial Estate, Denbigh.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Vote taken: 8 in favour, 0 against, 0 abstentions

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       grant approval to undertake the proposed tendering exercise, and

 

(b)       note that a further report will be brought back to Cabinet (via the Strategic Investment Group) for approval of the subsequent Contract Award following the tendering exercise, which will also confirm contract management arrangements, tendered costs and contract details.

6.

ITEM FROM SCRUTINY COMMITTEE - REVIEW OF CABINET DECISION RELATING TO DISPOSAL OF LAND ADJACENT TO YSGOL PENDREF, DENBIGH pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Huw Williams, Chair of Communities Scrutiny Committee (copy enclosed) detailing the conclusions reached by the Scrutiny Committee following consideration of the call-in of the Cabinet decision taken on 22 September 2020 in respect of the disposal of land adjacent to Ysgol Pendref and recommending Cabinet revisit its decision to take into account the Scrutiny Committee’s conclusions and further recommendations.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Vote taken: 4 in favour, 4 against, 0 abstentions; Leader used his casting vote in favour to carry the resolution.

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       acknowledges Communities Scrutiny Committee’s conclusions and recommendations following its review of the Cabinet decision of 22 September 2020, and

 

(b)       having reviewed their decision and taken into account the recommendations from Communities Scrutiny Committee, reaffirm the Cabinet decision made on 22 September 2020 to –

 

(i)    “approve the disposal of land adjacent to Ysgol Pendref, Denbigh outlined in red on the plan (Appendix A to the report) which is surplus to Council requirements on the open market for residential development and delegates authority to the Lead Member for Finance, Performance and Strategic Assets to approve the final sale, and

 

(ii)  confirms it has read, understood and taken account of the Well-being Impact Assessment (Appendix B to the report) as part of its consideration”

7.

EXTENSION OF THE COUNCIL'S UK LEISURE FRAMEWORK pdf icon PDF 200 KB

To consider a joint report by Councillors Julian Thompson-Hill, Lead Member for Finance, Performance and Strategic Assets and Bobby Feeley, Lead member for Well-being and Independence (copy enclosed) seeking Cabinet approval to extend the Council’s UK Leisure Framework until January 2022.

Decision:

Vote taken: 8 in favour, 0 against, 0 abstentions

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet approve the extension of the UK Leisure Framework until January 2022 on the same terms as let, and in any event such extension period shall be limited to 50% of the value of the original framework agreement in accordance with Regulation 72 Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

8.

ASBESTOS REMOVAL CONTRACT pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Julian Thompson-Hill, Lead Member for Finance, Performance and Strategic Assets (copy enclosed) seeking Cabinet approval to commence a procurement for a works contract with a licensed Asbestos Removal Contractor.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Vote taken: 8 in favour, 0 against, 0 abstentions

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       agree to commence the procurement process for this works contract with a licensed Asbestos Removal Contractor to be advertised;

 

(b)       agree that the decision above be implemented immediately  in order to prevent any delay in awarding the contract, and

 

(c)        confirm that it has read, understood and taken account of the Well-being Impact Assessment (Appendix 1 to the report) as part of its consideration.

9.

FINANCE REPORT pdf icon PDF 450 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Julian Thompson-Hill, Lead Member for Finance, Performance and Strategic Assets (copy enclosed) detailing the latest financial position and progress against the agreed budget strategy.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Vote taken: 8 in favour, 0 against, 0 abstentions

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet note the budgets set for 2020/21 and progress against the agreed budget strategy.

10.

CABINET FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 273 KB

To receive the enclosed Cabinet Forward Work Programme and note the contents. 

Decision:

Vote taken: 8 in favour, 0 against, 0 abstentions

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet’s forward work programme be noted.