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:

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. 

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Decision:

No declaration 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:

The Leader allowed a question to be put with regard to Levelling Up Funding and provided an answer thereon.

4.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 323 KB

To receive the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 13 December 2022 (copy enclosed). 

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Decision:

RESOLVED that, subject to the points of accuracy raised, the minutes of the meeting held on 13 December 2022 be received and confirmed as a correct record.

5.

YEAR 1 APPLICATIONS TO THE SHARED PROSPERITY FUND, AND A GENERAL UPDATE REGARDING THE PROCESS AND TIMESCALES FOR FUTURE APPLICATION ROUNDS pdf icon PDF 496 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Jason McLellan, Leader and Lead Member for Economic Growth and Tackling Deprivation (copy enclosed) seeking Cabinet approval of the applications to the Shared Prosperity Fund as recommended, and consideration of the information on processes and timescales for future applications and next steps.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       approves the applications as detailed in Appendix A  to the report, based on the recommendations from the Core Partnership Group, and

 

(b)       notes the information on processes and timescales for future applications as detailed in Appendix B to the report and next steps.

6.

DENBIGHSHIRE LEARNING DISABILITY SUPPORTED LIVING SCHEMES pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To consider a report (which includes a confidential appendix) by Councillor Elen Heaton, Lead Member for Health and Social Care (copy enclosed) seeking Cabinet approval to the temporary extension of contracts and process for retendering of contracts in relation to Denbighshire Learning Disability Supported Living Schemes.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet approve the issuing of temporary extensions to 41 learning Disability Supported Living contracts for a maximum period to 30 September 2026.  The contract details and the proposed revised timetable for the retendering of the contracts had been attached as Appendix 1 to the report

7.

BUDGET 2023/24 - FINAL PROPOSALS pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To consider a report by Councillor Gwyneth Ellis, Lead Member for Finance, Performance and Strategic Assets (copy enclosed) setting out the implications of the Local Government Settlement 2023/24 and proposals to finalise the budget for 2023/24.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

 

(a)       notes the impact of the Draft Local Government Settlement 2023/24;

 

(b)       supports the proposals outlined in Appendix 1 to the report, and detailed in Section 4 of the report, and recommends them to the full Council in order to finalise the budget for 2023/24;

 

(c)        recommends to Council the average Council Tax rise of 3.8% proposed;

 

(d)       recommends to Council that authority is delegated to the Head of Finance and Property in consultation with the Lead Member for Finance to adjust the use of cash included in the budget proposals by up to £500k if there is movement between the draft and final settlement figures in order to allow the setting of Council Tax in a timely manner, and

 

(e)       confirms that it has read, understood and taken account of the Well-being Impact Assessment (Appendix 5 to the report)

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, and

 

(b)       approve the plans to spend a capital grant (£1.107m) to implement a homelessness leasing scheme to achieve additional private rented sector properties as detailed in Section 6.9 of the report and Appendix 5 to the report.

9.

CABINET FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 302 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.