Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin
Wednesday, 5 December 2018 12.00 p.m.

Contact: Patrick Adams  01954 713408 Email: democratic.services@scambs.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 6 December to Friday 21 December

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 6 Dec

4pm

Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board

Guildhall, Cambridge

Democratic Services

Fri 7 Dec

10am

Employment & Staffing Committee

Jeavons Room

Patrick Adams

Mon 10 Dec

10:30am

Licensing Committee – POSTPONED

Tue 11 Dec

Wed 12 Dec

9:30am

Planning Committee

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 13 Dec

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Monkfield Room

Ian Senior

Fri 14 Dec

 

Mon 17 Dec

10am

Extraordinary Planning Committee (Waterbeach) - POSTPONED

Tue 18 Dec

6pm

Scrutiny & Overview Committee

Swansley Room

Victoria Wallace

Wed 19 Dec

Thu 20 Dec

9:30am

Audit & Corporate Governance Committee

Mezzanine

Patrick Adams

Fri 21 Dec

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS

2.

Planned Road Closures on A14 for Week Commencing 3 December pdf icon PDF 333 KB

Please find attached road closures information for w/c 3 December, in relation to the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

 

To contact your A14 sections stakeholder manager, please use the email addresses below or the A14 helpline.

 

Section 1 & 2:Alconbury to the East Coast Main Line

Jon Lewell - jon.lewell@thea14.com

 

Section 3: East Coast Main Line to Swavesey

John Birchall - John.Birchall@theA14.com

 

Section 4 & 5: Swavesey to Milton

Bob Pettipher - bob.pettipher@thea14.com

 

A14 helpline 0800 270 0114 - This will be answered by a team member during site hours 8am - 5pm and messages can be left at other times. Further updates as the scheme progresses can be found on the website

3.

Cambridgeshire Free Practitioner Event 27 February 2019

Date: 27 February 2019

Time: 12 noon to 2:30pm

Location: Over Community Centre, The Doles, Over CB24 5NW

Description: This event is free to any community individual or organisation that operates in the voluntary sector within Cambridgeshire. It will provide an overview on how to make a successful funding application and how to use the Cambridgeshire Insights data source to extract useful evidence to support a funding application.

 

More information is available from the Support Cambridgeshire website:

http://www.supportcambridgeshire.org.uk/event/support-cambridgeshire-practitioner-event/

 

If you wish to book a space, please e-mail: russell@huntsforum.org.uk

 

 

4.

Cambridge City Council Consultation on Car Parking Pricing Changes from April 2019 pdf icon PDF 637 KB

Please find attached a consultation letter from Cambridge City Council car park pricing.

GENERAL INFORMATION

5.

Media Monitoring

Arising from the results of the Member Communication Needs Survey, many members highlighted the fact that residents found out about SCDC matters through the media.

 

The Council’s Communications Team will produce a weekly summary of recent news items to be published in the Bulletin to help keep members informed of recent coverage of SCDC.

 

Contact the Communications Team for further information.

 

 

Date

Publication

Details

28/11/2018

Built Environment Networking

Addressing the challenges and maximising the opportunities within South Cambridgeshire - exclusive Q&A

Link

Interview with Cllr Bridget Smith

28/11/2018

Cambridge Independent

Mayor: I was wrong to oppose West Fields route for busway…

P4

Cllr Philip Allen quoted

28/11/2018

Cambridge Independent

Bar Hill man admits fraud

P12

 

28/11/2018

Cambridge Independent

Don't get dazzled by the money in health devolution'

P17

CA article

28/11/2018

Cambridge Independent

Letter: Why use green belt for new hall

P28

 

28/11/2018

Cambridge Independent

Letter: Bus hope rests with Liberal Democrats

P28

 

29/11/2018

Cambridge News

Salaries of authority's senior roles are revealed

P6 & P7

CA article

29/11/2018

Cambridge News

Letter: CA overspend details should be a red light

P43

Letter from Cllr Deborah Roberts

29/11/2018

Ely Standard online

Loan for new homes on Ely RAF base get go ahead

Link

Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer quoted

30/11/2018

Cambridge News

Loan to buy RAF homes gets go-ahead (Combined Authority - Cllr Van de Weyer quoted)

P12 and 13

 

30/11/2018

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Bulletins: Additional ice rink loan

N/A

 

30/11/2018

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Cllr John Williams interviewed about additional ice rink loan

Scroll to 1'11' in

 

30/11/2018

The MJ

South Cambs bankrolls ice rink following explosive discovery

Link

Behind a paywall - unable to read full article

30/11/2018

Cambridge News online

Huge task facing police and RSPCA to re-home 100 puppies

Link

Blog on police raid - mentions SCDC planning enforcement role

30/11/2018

Cambridge News online

Council will evict Travellers at illegal site where puppies were found

Link

 

30/11/2018

Cambs Times Online

Councillors left 'gobsmacked' and 'disturbed' after chief finance officer at CA dismissed for misleading statements

Link

Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

01/12/2018

Cambridge News online

The derelict pub that's set to be transformed into roadside restaurants

Link

Flags consultation into plans for three new restaurants on A505

01/12/2018

Royston Crow online

South Cambs councillors support loan funding to keep ice rink on track

Link

 

03/12/2018

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Cllr Pippa Heylings interviewed about zero carbon target

Scroll to 1'17'' in

 

04/12/2018

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

AM bulletins: Clips of Cllr Pippa Heylings on zero carbon target

N/A

 

04/12/2018

Cambridge News

Council's zero carbon emissions pledge

P2

 

04/12/2018

Cambridge News

Call for probe into the governance of CA

P14

CA article: Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

04/12/2018

Cambridge News

Letter: Get to the bottom of what is going on a the CA

P21

Letter from Cllr Deborah Roberts

04/12/2018

Cambridge Network Online

Climate emergency' as Council aims to make South Cambridgeshire zero carbon

Link

 

04/12/2018

BBC News Online

South Cambridgeshire Council aims to reduce carbon emissions to zero

Link

 

04/12/2018

Cambridge Independent  ...  view the full agenda text for item 5.

6.

Items of Interest from the Local Government Association (LGA)

Items of Interest from the Local Government Association (LGA)

 

The Local Government Association provides a list of news headlines relevant to its members. Please click the headlines below for more details.

 

Saturday 1 December: BBC Online: Northamptonshire Council: May’s elections for Northamptonshire have been postponed while a consultation on the future of the county’s local government structure is carried out.

 

Tuesday 4 December: Guardian: Disabled candidates grant scheme to return for 2019 local elections

People with disabilities are to be offered financial support to help them run for elected office in next year’s council elections, as part of an effort

 

Wednesday 5 December: BBC Online: How cuts changed council spending

A BBC analysis uses charts to illustrate how councils have allocated their spending since 2010.

 

7.

View Planning Applications

To view the list of planning applications that have recently been submitted to the Council, please visit the authority’s on-line Planning Application Search.  Once the page has loaded, you can use the Search option to set your own criteria of parish, area and date range.

 

The system will provide a range of information on current and decided applications since 1948, including a brief description of the development, reference number, decision and the date of decision.  More recent applications show the name and telephone number of the council officer who is dealing with the application.

 

Search results are presented in a collection of pages, the number of which depends on the number of results your search produces.  There are navigation tools to allow you to browse your results.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE 28 NOVEMBER 2018

In accordance with the Access to Information Procedure Rules in Part 4 of the Council’s Constitution, any executive decision shall be published normally within five days of being made.  That record will bear the date on which it is published and will specify that the decision will come into force, and may then be implemented, on the expiry of 5 working days after the publication of the decision, unless called in for review by the Chairman of the Scrutiny and Overview Committee or by any five other councillors.

 

A list of decisions currently within the call-in period is available on the Council’s website.

 

The call in procedure is set out in full in Part 4 of the Council’s Constitution, ‘Scrutiny and Overview Committee Procedure Rules’

8.

Sale of land adjoining 14 Horseshoes Lane, Weston Colville for Self Build

The Lead Cabinet member for Housing approved sale of HRA owned land adjoining 14 Horseshoes Lane, Weston Colville.

 

This decision was first published on the afternoon of Wednesday 28 November, so the deadline for call-in is Wednesday 5 December at 5pm.

9.

Purchase of 12 affordable shared ownership homes at Grace Crescent, Hardwick

The Lead Cabinet member for Housing agreed to approve the Council entering into Heads of Terms followed thereafter by a contract to purchase 12 affordable homes on a site at Grace Crescent Hardwick.

 

This decision was first published on Monday 3 December and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on Monday 10 December.

10.

Provision of 4 homes at Burton End West Wickham

The Lead Cabinet Member for Housing agree to approve the Council entering into Heads of Terms followed thereafter by a contract to purchase 4 affordable homes on a site at Burton End, West Wickham.

 

This decision was first published on Monday 3 December and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on Monday 10 December.

11.

Community Chest Grants November 2018

The Lead Cabinet Member for Finance agreed the following Community Chest Grants:

Applicant

Village(s) affected

Description

Total applied for (£)

Total recomm-

ended (£)

Additional conditions/ comments

Papworth Everard Allotment Association

Papworth

Purchase a ride on mower

1000.00

1000.00

 

Grinnel Hill BMX Club

Melbourn and surrounding

Site improvement

974.95

974.95

 

Friends of Histon & Impington Rec

Histon & Impington

 

Purchase a triobike for H&I and surrounding villages

1,000.00

1,000.00

 

Active New Communities

Northstowe  Willingham
Longstanton

Marketing, hall & coaching costs for taster sport sessions

1,000.00

1,000.00

 

City of Cambs Brass Band Youth Academy & Training Band

Multiple

Production for a CD recording

1,000.00

1,000.00

Mention of SCDC in sleeve and insert of logo

Melbourn Bowls Club

Melbourn and surrounding

Replacement pushers

725.00

725.00

 

Disability Cambridgeshire

Multiple

Upgrade IT

1,020.00

Deferred

 

The Countryside Restoration Trust

Barton and Comberton

Purchase of pitchforks, hay rakes and scythes to manage hay meadows

600.00

Deferred

 

Toft Historical Society

Toft

Erect memorial for WW1, confirming status as Thankful Village

300.00

300.00

Mention of SCDC in program during launch

1st Bourn Scout Group

Bourn and surrounding

Purchase a container for storage

1,000.00

1,000.00

Conditional award once planning permission is granted

Milton Colts Under 10 Navy

Milton

To purchase indoor training facilities, specialist coaching and a portable shelter

600.00

212.99

Grant awarded for portable shelter only

1st Papworth Scout Group

Camping Equipment

Purchase camping equipment

1,000.00

1,000.00

 

 

This decision was first published on Thursday 29 November and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on Thursday 6 December.

12.

Community Chest Grants - Reallocation of underspend

The Lead Cabinet member for Finance agreed to reallocate the £4,000 underspend in the “Fit to Learn” Service Support Grant category in 2018/19 to the Community Chest.

 

This decision was first published on Thursday 29 November and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on Thursday 6 December.

13.

Demolition of 1 and 3 Pembroke Way Teversham and redevelopment of site to provide 5 new council houses

Lead Cabinet member for Housing agreed to:

·         To re-approve the decision to demolish 1 to 3 Pembroke Way Teversham and replace with 5 new modern energy efficient homes.

·         To tender the demolition and new build works and enter into a JCT 2016.

·         To switch the tenure on no more than 2 properties if tenders are above the financial appraisal.

·         To market and sell the shared ownership properties seeking best value.

 

This decision was first published on Monday 3 December and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on Monday 10 December.

DECISIONS MADE BY OFFICERS AND REPORTED FOR INFORMATION

Please click on the link below to find details of decisions made by officers under delegated authority:

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/content/access-information

14.

Business Rates - Rural Settlements pdf icon PDF 652 KB

The Executive Director has agreed the Rural Settlement List for 2019/20 as attached at Appendix A.

OTHER INFORMATION

15.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

 

 

Agendas

·                      Planning Committee 12 December

 

Decisions

·                      Council 29 November

·                      Business Rates – Rural Settlements

·                      Community Chest Grants

·                      Community Chest Grants – Reallocation of underspend

·                      Provision of 4 homes at Burton End West Wickham

·                      Demolition of 1 and 3 Pembroke Way Teversham and redevelopment

·                      Purchase of 12 affordable shared ownership at Grace Crescent, Hardwick

 

Minutes

·                      Planning Committee 14 November