Decisions

Decisions published

15/01/2020 - Fulbourn Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption ref: 11244    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this decision is to adopt the Fulbourn Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document following statutory consultation, consideration of representations, and amendments resulting.

 

The Fulbourn Village Design Guide Draft for consultation was considered at Cabinet on 3 April 2019 and approved for consultation. Statutory consultation took place from 15 April-31 May 2019.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Planning

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 23/01/2020

Decision:

Adopt the Supplementary Planning Document.

Wards affected: Fen Ditton & Fulbourn;

Lead officer: Hana Loftus


15/01/2020 - Swavesey Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption ref: 11243    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this decision is to adopt the Swavesey Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document following statutory consultation, consideration of representations, and amendments resulting.

 

The Swavesey Village Design Guide Draft for consultation was considered at Cabinet on 3 April 2019 and approved for consultation. Statutory consultation took place from 15 April-31 May 2019.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Planning

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 23/01/2020

Decision:

Adopt the Supplementary Planning Document

Wards affected: Swavesey;

Lead officer: Hana Loftus


15/01/2020 - Gamlingay Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption ref: 11245    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this decision is to adopt the Gamlingay Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document following statutory consultation, consideration of representations, and amendments resulting.

 

The Gamlingay Village Design Guide Draft for consultation was considered at Cabinet on 3 April 2019 and approved for consultation. Statutory consultation took place from 15 April-31 May 2019.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Planning

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 23/01/2020

Decision:

Adopt the Supplementary Planning Document.

Wards affected: Gamlingay;

Lead officer: Hana Loftus


15/01/2020 - Caldecote Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption ref: 11233    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this decision is to adopt the Caldecote Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document following statutory consultation, consideration of representations, and amendments resulting.

 

The Caldecote Village Design Guide Draft for consultation was considered at Cabinet on 3 April 2019 and approved for consultation. Statutory consultation took place from 15 April-31 May 2019.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Planning

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 23/01/2020

Decision:

Adopt the Supplementary Planning Document.

Wards affected: Caldecote;

Lead officer: Hana Loftus


15/01/2020 - Sawston Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption ref: 11242    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this decision is to adopt the Sawston Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document following statutory consultation, consideration of representations, and amendments resulting.

 

The Sawston Village Design Guide Draft for consultation was considered at Cabinet on 3 April 2019 and approved for consultation. Statutory consultation took place from 15 April-31 May 2019.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Planning

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 23/01/2020

Decision:

Adopt the Supplementary Planning Document

Wards affected: Sawston;

Lead officer: Hana Loftus


15/01/2020 - Papworth Everard Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption ref: 11241    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this decision is to adopt the Papworth Everard Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document following statutory consultation, consideration of representations, and amendments resulting.

 

The Papworth Everard Village Design Guide Draft for consultation was considered at Cabinet on 3 April 2019 and approved for consultation. Statutory consultation took place from 15 April-31 May 2019.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Planning

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 23/01/2020

Decision:

Adopt the Supplementary Planning Document.

Wards affected: Caxton & Papworth;

Lead officer: Hana Loftus


15/01/2020 - Over Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document - adoption ref: 11246    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this decision is to adopt the Over Village Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document following statutory consultation, consideration of representations, and amendments resulting.

 

The Over Village Design Guide Draft for consultation was considered at Cabinet on 3 April 2019 and approved for consultation. Statutory consultation took place from 15 April-31 May 2019.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Planning

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 23/01/2020

Decision:

Adopt the Supplementary Planning Document.

Wards affected: Over & Willingham;

Lead officer: Hana Loftus


14/01/2020 - Appointment of Substitute on Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee ref: 11240    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Leader of Council

Decision published: 14/01/2020

Effective from: 22/01/2020

Decision:

That Councillor Heather Williams be appointed as substitute on the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee (replacing former Councillor Peter Topping).

Lead officer: Kathrin John


08/01/2020 - Date of next meeting ref: 11239    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/01/2020

Effective from: 08/01/2020

Decision:

Cabinet noted that its next scheduled meeting would be on Wednesday 5 February 2020 starting at 9.30am.


09/01/2020 - Increase funding to Zero Carbon Communities (ZCC) Grants by £30,000 ref: 11232    Recommendations Approved

Increase the funding available for the Zero Carbon Communities (ZCC) Grant Scheme by £30,000 from £91,229 to £121,229.  This resulted from a discussion at Grants Advisory Committee (with CEAC members and the Lead Member for finance present).  It was felt that with the number and quality of applications to the scheme far exceeding the funding available, the Committee (in consultation with the Lead Member for finance) would like to increase the amount of grant funding available.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 17/01/2020

Decision:

To increase the funding available for the Zero Carbon Communities Grant Scheme by £30,000 from £91,229 to £121,229. 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Emma Dyer


09/01/2020 - Zero Carbon Communities (ZCC) Grant Scheme ref: 11231    Recommendations Approved

On 20th December 2019 the Grants Advisory Committee and Climate and Environment Advisory Committee reviewed all Zero Carbon Communities (ZCC) applications that were received between 5th August and 31st October 2019. 

 

Following consideration of the applications, the Grants Advisory Committee made the following recommendations for funding to the Finance Portfolio Holder:

 

Applicant

Project

Amount applied for (£)

Amount Awarded (£)

Additional conditions/ comments

Histon & Impington Trees Action Group (known as HITrees)

Restore HI Trees: the Woodland and Wildlife in the Green Gateway to Histon & Impington

6,500

6,500

Caveat that a follow-up visit will be needed to review the success of the project.

Sustainable Cottenham

Eco Eats: campaign & festival

2,520

2,520

 

Cambourne Town Council.

Cambourne Community Towards Zero Carbon

2,538

2,538

Caveat to only plant native trees or trees sourced from South Cambs.

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Net Zero Now

15,000

15,000

Caveat to include agreement to showcase their project on completion

Cambridge Cohousing

Orchard Park Shared Electric Cargo Trike Project

5,000

5,000

 

Great Abington Parish Council

E-Bikes in the Abingtons

2,055

2,055

 

Gamlingay Eco Community Group

Gamlingay Eco Community Group

2,129

2,129

 

Cambridge Sustainable Food CIC

Food Our Future

15,000

15,000

 

Orwell Benefice

Living Food Bank - Climate Cafes

4,150

4,150

 

Whittlesford Parish Council

Whittlesford Tree Planting

3,611

3,611

 

Waterbeach Cycling Campaign

Waterbeach cycle stands

1,200

1,200

Caveat to include evidence of more community engagement/ promotion of campaign

Great Wilbraham Parish Council

Wilbraham Woodlands

1,000

1,000

 

Melbourn Parish Council

Melbourn Community Young Person’s Refill Project

6,000

6,000

Caveat that the council receives assurances from the college that they will phase out the use of plastic water bottles.

Teversham Parish Council

Teversham Cycle Plan

14,477

14,477

 

Ickleton Village Hall committee

Energy Saving Lighting Project

8,387

8,387

 

Fen Ditton Parish Council

Installation of drinking water fountains and install a cycle rack

1,500

1,500

 

Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Community Rail Partnership

Meldreth Station Cycle Park & Cycle Repair Cafe

6,500

6,500

 

Papworth Trust

OWL Bikes Carbon Footprint Project

13,392

13,392

 

CycleStreets Ltd

Street Focus - enabling communities to get more out of new developments

10,000

10,000

 

Total

120,959

120,959

 

 

Following consideration of the applications, the Grants Advisory Committee has not recommended funding to the Finance Portfolio Holder:

 

Applicant

Project

Amount applied for (£)

Amount Awarded (£)

Dry Drayton parish council

Replacement Trees

1,368

0

Cambridge Cangaroos Trampoline Club

Cambridge Cangaroos Trampoline Club

3,231

0

Cambridge Sport Lakes Trust

Milton Country Park Solar Energy

15,000

0

Comberton Village Institute Trust

Replacement of fluorescent lighting

1,100

0

Fulbourn Parish Council

Solar panels for community building

12,000

0

GAMLINGAY COMMUNITY CENTRE (THE ECO HUB)

Solar Lighting for GCC Car Park

3,930

0

Hatley Parish Council

Solar powered speed cameras

5,415

0

Hauxton Parish Council

Solar panels for new village hall

4,830

0

Meldreth Village Hall Trust

Village Hall Boiler Upgrade

2,500

0

Waterbeach Community Land Trust

zero Zero Carbon Homes – Full Circle Construction Methodology

15,000

0

Willingham Parish Council

Ploughman Hall heating update

15,000

0

Camcycle (Cambridge Cycling Campaign)

Encouraging more people to cycle to work.

4,288

0

Camcycle (Cambridge Cycling Campaign)

Supporting local cycling improvements

9,102

0

Foxton Parish Council

Future Foxton - E-Bikes

9,550

0

Grantchester Parish Council

Electric Bike Scheme

10,650

0

Over Parish Council

Cycleway and Cycle Racks for the Pavilion at The Green, Over

13,093

0

Gamlingay Parish Council

Water re-filling station

7,127

0

Waterbeach Parish Council

Water Fountain and Bottle Refilling Stations

6,237

0

Cambridge and District CAB

Save the environment by saving money

12,000

0

Bar Hill Parish Council

Community recycling- project Harmony

1,792

0

Northstowe Horticultural Association

Northstowe Horticultural Association

12,548

0

 

 

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 17/01/2020

Decision:

To accept the recommendations of the Grants Advisory Committee (see above).

Lead officer: Emma Dyer


08/01/2020 - Response to Anglian Water ref: 11234    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2020

Effective from: 08/01/2020

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

a)    Noted the details of the proposed statement of community consultation

b)    Delegated to the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development the submission of South Cambridgeshire District Council’s response to the proposed statement of community consultation as set out in Appendix 2 to the confidential report, subject to

 

                                          i.    Anglian Water undertaking additional public consultation as proposed at the meeting; and

                                        ii.    Ensuring enough flexibility in the proposals to allow for amendment should there be a change in circumstances as discussed at the meeting.


08/01/2020 - Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme Update ref: 11235    For Determination

To provide an update on the HRA Capital Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2020

Effective from: 18/01/2020

Decision:

Cabinet

 

(a)          Noted the outturn position of a £2.742 million underspend for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Capital Programme and that, of this, £1.124 million was at that time proposed for reprofiling into future years;

 

(b)          Consider the updated HRA capital programme at Appendix B which has been re-profiled in line with the expected timing of spend and amended in line with expected levels of spend where appropriate; 

 

(c)          Noted that, in order to finance the updated Capital Programme, borrowing of around £10 million was likely to be required during 2021/22;

 

(d)          noted that, following the abolition of the HRA debt cap, a local debt cap had been calculated as £250 million at 1st April 2019 rising to £300 million as at 31st March 2022;

 

(e)          Recommended to Full Council the revised HRA capital programme for the period 2019/2020 to 2024/2025, at Appendix B, to reflect amendments to, and the reprofiling of expenditure identified in the report.  

Lead officer: Trevor Roff


08/01/2020 - Adoption of the Greater Cambridge Sustainable Design and Construction Supplementary Planning Document ref: 11237    For Determination

The SPD provides guidance on the implementation of policies related to climate change and sustainable design and construction within the 2018 South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge City Local Plans. Cabinet will be asked to agree responses to representations received during public consultation and any subsequent amendments to the SPD, and to approve its adoption.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2020

Effective from: 18/01/2020

Decision:

Cabinet

 

a)     Considered the main issues raised in the public consultation; agree responses to the representations received and agreed consequential proposed changes to the Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) as set out in the Consultation Statement and the tracked changed version of the SPD for adoption (See Appendices A and B);

 

b)     Subject to a), adopted the Greater Cambridge Sustainable Design and Construction SPD; and

 

c)     Delegated to the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development, in liaison with the Lead Cabinet Member for Planning, the authority to make any editing changes to the SPD prior to publication.

Lead officer: Emma Davies


08/01/2020 - An Economic Action Plan and new Business Support Service for South Cambridgeshire ref: 11238    For Determination

To approve the Greater Cambridge Economic Action Plan which is being prepared jointly by South Cambs District Council, Cambridge City Council and the Greater Cambridge Partnership. It will capture the economic development plans for all 3 organisations, drawn together under the Government’s 5 foundations of productivity: Place, People, Ideas, Business Environment & Infrastructure.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2020

Effective from: 18/01/2020

Decision:

Cabinet

 

a)    Approved the Greater Cambridge Economic Action Plan;

 

b)    Delegated authority to the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development to make minor typographical/factual changes or changes to improve legibility/understanding prior to the publication of the Economic Action Plan;

 

c)    Agreed the proposal for a new Business Support Service for South Cambridgeshire;

Lead officer: Stephen Kelly, Johanna Davies


08/01/2020 - Collection Fund - Estimated Council Tax Surplus ref: 11236    For Determination

To determine the estimated Collection Fund surplus as at 31 March 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/01/2020

Effective from: 18/01/2020

Decision:

Cabinet

 

(a)          approved an estimated surplus at 31 March 2020 in relation to the Council Tax element of the Collection Fund of £0.774 million be declared for 2019/2020 and shared between the Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, Cambridge Police & Crime Commissioner and the Cambridgeshire Fire Authority in proportion to their 2019/2020 precepts on the Collection Fund;

 

(b)          agreed that, in future financial years, the determination of the estimated Collection Fund surplus for distribution to precepting bodies be delegated to the Lead Cabinet Member for Finance.

Lead officer: Trevor Roff


07/01/2020 - Appointment of Representative on GCP Joint Assembly ref: 11230    Recommendations Approved

The Leader of the Council has the power to appoint three councillors to the Greater Cambridge City Deal Joint Assembly. The resignation of Peter Topping as a councillor has created a vacancy on this body.

Decision Maker: Leader of Council

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 15/01/2020

Decision:

That Councillor Heather Williams be appointed onto the Greater Cambridge City Deal Joint Assembly (replacing former Councillor Peter Topping), alongside existing members Councillors Ian Sollom and Eileen Wilson.

Lead officer: Kathrin John