Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 22 January 2020 12.00 p.m.

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 23 January to Friday 7 February

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 23 Jan

10am

Employment & Staffing Committee

Swansley Room A

Patrick Adams

Fri 24 Jan

Mon 27 Jan

Tue 28 Jan

2pm

Climate & Environment Advisory Committee

Monkfield Room

Patrick Adams

Wed 29 Jan

Thu 30 Jan

Fri 31 Jan

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Monkfield Room

Aaron Clarke

 

Mon 3 Feb

Tue 4 Feb

Wed 5 Feb

9:30am

Cabinet

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 6 Feb

Fri 7 Feb

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

Planned Road Closures for the Week Commencing 20 January - A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Please find attachedroad closures information for w/c 20 January, 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.

 

John Birchall has now left the project. For all queries in relation to Section 1 & 2: Alconbury to the East Coast Main Line & Section 3: East Coast Main Line to Swavesey, please email A14CambridgeHuntingdon@highwaysengland.co.uk

 

Section 4 & 5: Swavesey to Milton

John Akester - John.Akester@thea14.com

 

Section 6: Huntingdon town centre

Liam Heath liam.heath@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 Constabulary Consultation pdf icon PDF 661 KB

Please find attached a flyer advertising the Cambridgeshire Constabulary consultation on the proposed replacement of Parkside Police Station with both a new city centre police station and a police hub on the outskirts of Cambridge.

 

More details are available on their webpage: www.cambspoliceconsultation.co.uk

GENERAL INFORMATION

4.

Media Monitoring

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

Please contact the Communications Team for further information.

 

Date

Publication

Details

15/01/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Countryside’s revised application for Bourn Airfield expands country park and adjusts entrance

Link

 

15/01/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Queen Edith's residents in Cambridge asked to complete innovative online survey

Link

References Greater Cambridge Local Plan

15/01/2020

Cambridge News

New MP joins the opponents of £200 million busway plan

P3

GCP article

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

Funding services from investments

P4

 

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

Cambridge South location options to be announced

P5

GCP article. Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer quoted in GCP role

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

GCP urged to ditch off-road busway

P7

GCP article

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

Survey focuses on Queen Edith's

P7

 

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

Greater Cambridge could get 66,700 homes by 2040

P8 & P9

Analysis of start of Local Plan consultation

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

Sewage plant meeting fails to reveal its new location

P9

 

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

Homes for the homeless and a project giving hope

P10

 

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

Plans revealed for school dedicated to children with autism

P22

Planning application submitted

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

Opinion: Future developments: Make your voice heard now

P27

Opinion from Chief Exec of Cambridge Past, Present and Future on Local Plan

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent

New Business Support Service established for South Cambs

P45

 

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent online

New Business Support Service approved for South Cambridgeshire

Link

 

16/01/2020

Cambridge News online

Quality of life in South Cambs will be ruined by developing green belt land'

Link

 

16/01/2020

Cambridge News

Local plan 'will turn rural district into an urban area'

P11

 

16/01/2020

Cambridge News

Letter from Cllr Bridget Smith: Council action to decarbonise South Cambs

P25

 

16/01/2020

Cambridge News online

The Cambridge planning service causing 'real harm to residents'

Link

 

16/01/2020

Planning Resource online

How we did it: Securing permission for a new town

Link

About new town north of Waterbeach. Behind paywall so unable to read article

16/01/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Cambridge homes for homeless team comprised of unsung heroes

Link

 

17/01/2020

Cambridge News

Cycleways plan revealed for Madingley Road area

P6

GCP article. Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer quoted in GCP role

17/01/2020

Cambridge News

Shared planning service is 'causing harm' to residents

P11

 

17/01/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Free Brexit advice workshops for businesses to be held in Cambourne

Link

 

17/01/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Mayor James Palmer weighs in over off-road Cambourne to Cambridge busway

Link

GCP article

20/01/2020

Cambridge News

Letter: Councillors comforts come before elderly

P19

Letter from Impington resident

20/01/2020

Cambridge News online

Cambourne to Cambridge off-road busway route is revealed through flyover video

Link

GCP article

21/01/2020

Cambridge News online

Cambridge and South Cambs are set to get electric bin lorries worth £750k

Link

 

21/01/2020

Cambridge Network online

Council awards £120,959 to projects supporting South Cambridgeshire to become zero carbon

Link

 

21/01/2020

Cambridge News

Busway  ...  view the full agenda text for item 4.

5.

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.

 

Thursday 16 January 2020, BBC News: Empty Business Rates Relief costs “£1 billion”

Councils lose out on £1 billion of potential business rates income through a tax relief on empty properties, BBC analysis shows.

 

Friday 17 January 2020, BBC News: Citizens’ jury prepares to tackle climate change

A “citizens jury” of 110 members of the public will spend four weekends listening to evidence from experts on how climate policy and science will affect the UK.

 

Monday 20 January 2020, Times: Right to Build

Thousands of people trying to build their own home have been prevented from doing so by some councils, despite a duty to help to help them to find land, according to campaigns.

 

Monday 20 January 2020, Telegraph: Brightening up village halls helps tackle loneliness

The Government is to redecorate village halls across the country alongside a scheme aimed at tackling loneliness.

 

Tuesday 21 January 2020, Sky News Online: Cost of placing homeless people in B&Bs has risen by more than £20m

Councils in England spent almost £114 million housing people in bed and breakfasts in the year up to March 2019, up from £93 million the previous year, LGA analysis shows.

 

Wednesday 22 January 2020, BBC Radio 5 Live: Housing crisis

The LGA’s Housing spokesperson, Cllr Darren Rodwell, spoke to Nicky Campbell on BBC 5 Live about the pressures on councils to build housing despite calls from developers about funding and shortages of infrastructure.

 

Wednesday 22 January 2020, Guardian Online: Citizens’ assembly on climate crisis to hold first meeting

A group of 110 randomly-selected UK citizens will gather for the first of a four-part assembly in Birmingham on Saturday, where they will discuss possible solutions for reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

 

Wednesday 22 January 2020, Telegraph: Britain in Bloom

The Royal Horticultural Society is calling for residents to ask their local councils to plant a tree on their street to fight air pollution as it announces the finalists in its competition Britain in Bloom.

6.

View Planning Applications

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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. 

 

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 15 JANUARY 2020

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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’

7.

Gamlingay Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption

The Lead Cabinet Member for Planning AGREED the Gamlingay Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document.

 

This decision was first published on Wednesday 15 January and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on Wednesday 22 January.

8.

Fulbourn Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption

The Lead Cabinet Member for Planning AGREED the Fulbourn Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document.

 

This decision was first published on Wednesday 15 January and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on Wednesday 22 January.

9.

Over Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption

The Lead Cabinet Member for Planning AGREED the Over Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document.

 

This decision was first published on Wednesday 15 January and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on Wednesday 22 January.

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/your-council-and-democracy/access-to-information/

OTHER INFORMATION

10.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

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Agendas

·                      Employment & Staffing Committee 23 January

·                      Climate & Environmental Advisory Committee

 

Decisions

·                      Planning Committee 15 January

·                      Fulbourn Village Design Guide SPD Adoption

·                      Gamlingay Village Design Guide SPD Adoption

·                      Over Village Design Guide SPD Adoption

 

Minutes

·                      Grants Advisory Committee 16 December

 

11.

SCDC Starters and Leavers

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New Employees at the Council

 

Name: Anthony Clark-Patterson

Job title: Refuse Loader

Date started: 13/01/20

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Staff who have left/ will be leaving

 

Name: Mina Davies

Job title: Data Project & Support Officer

Date left: 05/01/2020

 

Name: John Evans

Job title: Principal Planning Officer

Date leaving: 28/01/2020

 

Name: Martin Johnson

Job title: Enforcement Officer

Date left: 06/01/2020

 

Name: Katie Miller

Job title: Custom Contact Apprentice

Date left: 19/01/2020

 

Name: Aaron Sands

Job title: Senior Planner

Date leaving: 23/02/2020