Agenda and decisions

Agenda and decisions

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Ruthin and by video conference

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

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Decision:

Councillor Win Mullen-James.

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. 

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Decision:

No declarations of interest had been raised.

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.  

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Decision:

No urgent matters had been raised.

4.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 311 KB

To receive the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 7 June 2022 (copy enclosed). 

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Decision:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 7 June 2022 be received and confirmed as a correct record.

5.

UK GOVERNMENT LEVELLING UP FUND BID APPROVAL - CLWYD WEST CONSTITUENCY pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Jason McLellan, Leader and Lead Member for Economic Growth and Tackling Deprivation (copy enclosed) recommending that Cabinet reiterate its support for the proposed projects and delegate authority to named officers in consultation with the Leader to agree a standalone bid for the constituency of Clwyd West.

 

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       reiterates its support for the proposed projects that were previously supported by Cabinet and the broad indicative value of each project;

 

(b)       provides delegated authority to the Chief Executive Officer and Head of Planning, Public Protection and Countryside Services in consultation with the Section 151 Officer, Head of Legal, HR and Democratic Services and the Leader, to refine the projects and project costs as required and to agree for a standalone bid from Denbighshire County Council to be submitted for Round 2 of UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund for the constituency of Clwyd West, and

 

(c)        confirms that this decision be implemented immediately without call-in.

6.

STRATEGIC EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN DENBIGHSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Julie Matthews, Lead Member for Corporate Strategy, Policy and Equalities (copy enclosed) detailing the internal arrangements for supporting the equality and diversity agenda and seeking Cabinet approval to form a Member-led Equality and Diversity Group.

 

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet notes recent developments, and approves the formation of a Member-led Equality and Diversity Group (to be reviewed after 12 months to consider whether the Group needs to cease, alter and/or celebrate achievements).

7.

FUTURE OF THE NORTH WALES CONSTRUCTION PARTNERSHIP - MAIN CONTRACTOR FRAMEWORK pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Julie Matthews, Lead Member for Corporate Strategy, Policy and Equality (copy enclosed) seeking Cabinet approval to extend the current North Wales Construction Partnership Framework for one year.

 

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet approve extending the Framework for one year which will provide time for projects to continue to be let as per the programme and allow time for expected new UK and Welsh Government procurement legislation to be released and/or embedded into the processes, to be utilised when procuring a new Framework.

8.

FINANCE REPORT pdf icon PDF 238 KB

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

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       note the budgets set for 2022/23 and progress against the agreed budget strategy;

 

(b)       note the Budget Summary document included at Appendix 1 to the report and, as in previous years, agree to its publication on the internet, and

 

(c)        approve the write off of unrecoverable Business Rates as set out in Section 6.9 of the report.

9.

CABINET FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 293 KB

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

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet’s forward work programme be noted.