Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 12.00 p.m.

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 24 January to Friday 8 February

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 24 Jan

Fri 25 Jan

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Monkfield Room

Ian Senior

Mon 28 Jan

Tue 29 Jan

Wed 30 Jan

Thu 31 Jan

Fri 1 Feb

 

Mon 4 Feb

3pm

Climate and Environment Advisory Committee

Monkfield Room

Patrick Adams

Tue 5 Feb

Wed 6 Feb

9:30am

Cabinet

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 7 Feb

Fri 8 Feb

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

Planned Road Closures A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme pdf icon PDF 352 KB

Please find attached road closures information for w/c 21 January, in relation to the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme, which has been revised (see below).

 

Corrections

Monday 21st to Friday 25th (five nights)

A1 northbound Buckden to Brampton Hut – not Alconbury as previously stated

 

Friday 25th 9pm to Monday 28th 5am

A1 northbound Brampton village exit and entry slips

A1 southbound Brampton village exit and entry slips

 

Contact information

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

John Birchall - John.Birchall@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.

Community Right to Bid - Assets of Community Value - White Horse in Foxton

The Council has received the following nomination:

 

In Foxton - The White Horse Public House

The Council will make its decision by 13 March 2019

 

Further information about the Community Right to Bid and Assets of Community Value can be found on our webpage:

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/community-right-bid

4.

Community Resilience Event - Sat 9 March (all day) pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Date: Saturday 9th March 2019

Time: Part 1: 9am to 12pm. Part 2: 12pm to 3pm (lunch at 12pm to 12:30pm)

Venue: The Chamber, South Cambs Hall, Cambourne, CB23 6EA

 

A two-part event for Parish, District and County Councillors

 

Part 1: What can you and your community do to improve community safety and resilience?

Part 2: Unauthorised Encampments

Please see Agenda attached to find out all details including how to register for the event.

UPCOMING DISTRICT COUNCILLOR TRAINING

Unless otherwise specified, please confirm your availability to attend any of the following briefing or training events by contacting Patrick Adams on 01954 713408. This will ensure your training records are kept up to date and suitable venue and catering booking can be made. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

5.

LGA Workshop Thu 31 January - All Day

Date: Thursday 31 January

Time: 9:15am to 3:30pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Event: LGA Health & Wellbeing Workshop

GENERAL INFORMATION

6.

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

16/01/2019

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Cllr Hazel Smith and Ellen Bridges interviewed about fitness MOT sessions

Scroll to 22m in

 

16/01/2019

Cambridge Independent

Ice rink to open later this year

P3

 

16/01/2019

Cambridge Independent

Done deal' concerns as plan revealed for parkway station

P15

GCP article. Cllr Peter Topping quoted

16/01/2019

Cambridge Independent

Council aims for £5million a year income

P16

 

16/01/2019

Cambridge Independent

Letter: Waste move will kick up a huge stink

P30

Letter re Milton sewage works

17/01/2019

Cambridge News

£5 annual council tax rise to fund investment

P10 & P11

Cllr Bridget Smith, Cllr John Williams and Cllr Peter Topping quoted

17/01/2019

Cambridge News online

The plans for industry in Cambridge's new 5,000-home neighbourhood

Link

Cambridge Northern Fringe

17/01/2019

Cambridge Independent online

Done deal' concerns as plan revealed for Whittlesford Parkway station

Link

GCP article. Cllr Peter Topping quoted

19/01/2019

Haverhill Echo online

Anger after The Three Hills in Bartlow near Haverhill has its business rates increased by 249 per cent

Link

 

20/01/2019

Cambridge Independent online

Focus on creative industries' in Cambridge Northern Fringe East, says Councillor

Link

 

21/01/2019

Cambridge News

It's time for combined authority to come of age

P8 & P9

Review of local politics in 2018

 

7.

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 19 January, Times: £1,000 to park at work as councils tackle pollution

A workplace levy is under consideration by at least 10 councils in England and Scotland to reduce pollution and traffic to raise money for public transport.

 

Monday 21 January, Guardian: Proposals to change funding formula for councils

Leaders of urban councils have written to ministers to complain about proposals to redraw the funding formulas for councils, which they say will redirect money from inner cities to shires.

 

Tuesday 22 January, Guardian: Council urges ban on housing benefit being paid to rogue landlords

Brent Council has called on the Government to legislate to prevent local authorities from making housing benefits payments to rogue landlords.

8.

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 WEDNESDAY 16 JANUARY 2019

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’

9.

Sale of Land to rear of 11 Coploe Road, Ickleton CB10 1ST

The Lead Cabinet Member

 

AGREED        to approve the sale of HRA owned land to the rear of 11 Coploe Road, Ickleton.

 

This decision was first published on Monday 21 January and so the deadline for call-in is Monday 28 January at 5pm.

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/the-council/access-to-information/access-to-information-summary/

OTHER INFORMATION

10.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

 

 

Agendas

·                      Grants Advisory Committee 25 January

 

Decisions

·                      Planning Committee 16 January

·                      Sale of Land, 11 Coploe Rd, Ickleton

 

Minutes

·                      Employment & Staffing Committee 17 January

 

11.

SCDC Starters and Leavers

New Employees at the Council

 

Name: Victoria Christley

Job title: Executive Assistant (Planning)

Date started: 17 December 2018