Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 10 June 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 11 June to Friday 26 June 2020

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 11 Jun

Fri 12 Jun

10:30am

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee

Virtual meeting – Online

Victoria Wallace

Mon 15 Jun

Tue 16 Jun

Wed 17 Jun

Thu 18 Jun

Fri 19 Jun

 

Mon 22 Jun

Tue 23 Jun

Wed 24 Jun

Thu 25 Jun

10am

Planning Committee

Virtual Meeting – Online

Ian Senior

Fri 26 Jun

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Virtual Meeting – Online

Aaron Clarke

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

June's Housing Newsletter

The Resident Involvement Team produces a monthly e-newsletter for our housing tenants and leaseholders. This month we are focusing on our Covid19 Kindness campaign encouraging people to thank neighbours, volunteer and staff for their support during the pandemic. We will share the comments on our In South Cambs housing Facebook page. https://sway.office.com/HOEZWlPCffFCp1Sp?ref=Link&loc=mysways

3.

Planned Road Closures this week - A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Please find attachedroad closures information for the week ending 8 June, in relation to the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

 

The main carriageway closures are mapped along with the diversion routes here: https://highwaysengland.co.uk/a14-cambridge-to-huntingdon-improvement-scheme-roadworks/

 

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

 

For all queries in relation to the main scheme Section 1 & 2: Alconbury to the East Coast Main Line, Section 3: East Coast Main Line to Swavesey & Section 4 & 5: Swavesey to Milton, please email A14CambridgeHuntingdon@highwaysengland.co.uk

 

Please note, John Akester leaves the project Friday 12 June.

 

Section 4 & 5: Swavesey to Milton

John Akester - John.Akester@thea14.com

 

Section 6: Huntingdon town centre

Samantha Kediesamantha.kedie@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.

4.

Assets of Community Value

The following asset has entered the six week interim moratorium period ending on 10 July 2020:

In Great Chishill – The Pheasant Public House, 24 Heydon Road, Great Chishill

 

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-development/community-rights/assets-of-community-value/

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

5.

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

03/06/2020

Cambridge News

Plan for new busway route is 'undemocratic' say villagers

P9

GCP article

03/06/2020

Cambridge News

Mayor urged to avoid delay

P14

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

03/06/2020

UK News Group

Councils unveil plans for new low-carbon, residential and business district in north east Cambridge

Link

 

03/06/2020

Ely Standard online

Cambs market towns can bid for share of £13 million as part of Combined Authority's investment strategy

Link

CA article. Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

03/06/2020

Hunts Post online

Cambs market towns can bid for share of £13 million as part of Combined Authority's investment strategy

Link

CA article. Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

03/06/2020

Cambridge Independent

Village will be obliterated by huge housing development'

P4

 

03/06/2020

Cambridge Independent

Row between mayor and GCP over £160m busway escalates

P8

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

03/06/2020

Cambridge Independent

£200,000 to add mobile warden areas

P10

 

03/06/2020

Cambridge Independent

£10k boost for Milton Country Park

P18

 

03/06/2020

Cambridge Independent

Cllr Bridget Smith column: Cracking on with the eco transport opportunities

P29

 

03/06/2020

Cambridge Independent

£1.25m extra in SME grants

P43

 

04/06/2020

Cambridge News

New park and ride at Trumpington to be open by 2023

P5

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

04/06/2020

Cambridge News online

Council's warning after littering leaves Cambs in disarray

Link

 

04/06/2020

Cambridge News online

Critics of Cambourne to Cambridge accuse Lib Dems of U-turn

Link

 

04/06/2020

The Planner online

Applications submitted for Cambridgeshire new town

Link

Behind paywall. Unable to read full article

04/06/2020

Cambridge News online

New fund to help 'left behind towns' in Cambridgeshire

Link

CA article. Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

05/06/2020

Cambridge Network online

Avoid crowded outdoor spaces and take your litter home

Link

 

05/06/2020

Cambridge Network online

Apply now for £5,000 to £20,000 to fund projects supporting children and young people

Link

 

05/06/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Cambourne to Cambridge busway: GCP hits back at Mayor James Palmer over 'misleading' statements

Link

GCP / CA article

05/06/2020

Cambridge News

Calls to pause busway scheme

P10

GCP / CA article

05/06/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Dismay at litter and large crowds at Cambridgeshire beauty spots

Link

 

06/06/2020

Cambridge News

Council to issue fines to the litter louts spoiling our countryside

P10

 

06/06/2020

Cambridge News

Lib Dems accused of U-turn on busway

P13

 

06/06/2020

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Breakfast show: Mobile Warden scheme interview

1'09

Cllr John Williams and Jeannie Seers from Melbourn Mobile Warden scheme

07/06/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Cambridgeshire Lib Dems announce candidates to take on 'aggressive' Mayor

Link

 

08/06/2020

Cambridge Network online

Chairman's innovative fundraising helps charities at 'challenging' time

Link

 

08/06/2020

Cambridge News online

Partnership should 'crack ahead' with busway scheme

P5

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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.

 

Friday 5 June: Guardian: Gypsies and Travellers “left without water during lockdown”

Gypsy and Traveller Families in England have no access to sanitation, refuse collection, or water for drinking, cooking, showering and washing clothes, an all-party parliamentary group has said to the LGA.

 

Saturday 6 June: BBC Online: Ban on evictions extended

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced a two-month extension to the Government’s ban on evicting renters during COVID-19.

 

Monday 8 June: Guardian: Funding cuts have left UK arts vulnerable – report

A report by the National Campaign for Arts has said that the British arts institutions have been hit with a “triple whammy” of funding cuts since 2008.

 

Wednesday 10 June: Telegraph: Jenrick: Rip up planning red tape to spur house building

The Housing Secretary has called for a rethink of the “overly bureaucratic” planning system, with reform seen as a key part of the Government’s economic recovery plan.

 

Wednesday 10 June: Guardian: Local lockdowns will require local furlough schemes

Local furlough schemes must be put in place to compensate workers and businesses in the event of any local lockdowns, regional politicians and business leaders have said.

7.

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 WEDNESDAY 3 June 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’

8.

Addendum to Greater Cambridge Statement of Community Involvement in light of Covid-19 Restrictions

The Leader and the Lead Cabinet Member for Planning AGREED to adopt the Addendum to the Greater Cambridge Statement of Community Involvement 2019.

 

This decision was first published on 5 June and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on 12 June.

9.

Provision of 3 no. affordable dwellings at Linton Road, Great Abington

The Lead Cabinet Member for Housing AGREED to enter into Heads of Terms followed thereafter by a JCT contract for the build of the 3 affordable homes and a land contract and transfer to purchase for site for the 3 affordable homes at Linton Road, Great Abington.

 

This decision was first published on 4 June and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on 11 June.

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

·                      Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee on 12 June

 

Decisions

·                      3 affordable dwellings in Great Abington

·                      Addendum to Greater Cambridge Statement of Community Involvement in light of Covid-19 Restrictions

 

Minutes

·                      Civic Affairs Committee 2 June 2020

 

Plans

·                      Notice of Key Decisions

 

Issues

·                      Establishment of additional Liaison meetings

·                      Quarter 4 Performance Report

·                      2020/21 Revenue and Capital Budget Monitoring

·                      Treasury Management Annual Report 2019/2020

·                      Capital Programme Update and Ne Bids

·                      2020/2021 Revenue Capital Budget Monitoring

 

11.

SCDC Starters and Leavers

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New Employees at the Council

 

Name: Richard Ashdown

Job title: Refuse & Recycling Operative

Date started: 8 June 2020

 

Name: Artur De Sa Barreto

Job title: Refuse Driver

Date started: 8 June 2020

 

Name: Adele Gritten

Job title: Business Development Team Leader

Date started: 1 June 2020

 

Name: Yole Medeiros

Job title: Principle Planner

Date started: 1 June 2020

 

Name: Charlotte Morgan Shelbourne

Job title: Planning Administrator

Date started: 1 June 2020

 

Name: Caleb Myers

Job title: Refuse & Recycling Operative

Date started: 8 June 2020

 

Name: Rhys Wiley

Job title: Refuse & Recycling Operative

Date started: 8 June 2020

 

Name: Guy Wilson

Job title: Principle Planner

Date started: 1 June 2020

 

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Staff who have left

 

Name: Chris Bradley

Job title: Enforcement Officer

Date left: 2 June 2020

 

Name: Richard Mann

Job title: Accountant

Date leaving: 30 June 2020

 

Name: Trudie Mann

Job title: Senior NNDR Assistant

Date leaving: 30 June 2020

 

Name: Madeleine Parish

Job title: Technical Support Officer

Date left: 2 June 2020