07/11/2019 - Annual Pay Policy Statement

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 20/02/2020

Lead officer: Liz Watts

Notice of decision: 07/11/2019


07/11/2019 - Greening of South Cambridgeshire Hall

The project seeks to undertake work to ensure that the South Cambs Hall site becomes an example of best practice in energy efficiency and green energy generation/storage/sharing. It aims to minimise emissions through low carbon energy generation and energy efficiency measures, increase energy self-sufficiency and generate income and savings for the Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 08/01/2020

Lead officer: Philip Bird

Notice of decision: 07/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Part or all of the report may be exempt by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972


07/11/2019 - Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme Update

To provide an update on the HRA Capital Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/12/2019

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 07/11/2019


07/11/2019 - Adoption of the Greater Cambridge Sustainable Design and Construction Supplementary Planning Document

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

Decision due date: 08/01/2020

Lead officer: Emma Davies

Notice of decision: 07/11/2019


05/11/2019 - Senior Management Restructure

To consider the review of the senior management structure.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/11/2019

Lead officer: Chief Executive

Notice of decision: 07/11/2019

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The review of the senior management structure was paused pending the appointment of the Chief Executive. It is now necessary to proceed with the review as expeditiously as possible in order to provide greater certainty in relation to the future shape of the Authority's senior management structure.

The Chairman of the Scrutiny and Overview Committee has been informed as required by Rule 15 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules.

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Part or all of the report may be exempt by virtue of paragraphs 1,2 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972


31/10/2019 - Street lighting Policy and LED upgrade program

To consider a policy for the Council’s street lighting service, including LED upgrades.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Trevor Nicoll

Notice of decision: 31/10/2019


03/10/2019 - Health and Wellbeing Strategy

To approve a district wide Health and Wellbeing Strategy for public consultation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 08/01/2020

Lead officer: Lesley McFarlane

Notice of decision: 03/10/2019


03/10/2019 - Communal Room Review - Future use of The Limes/Limes Close Sheltered Communal Room

Part of a review of communal rooms. Consultation has taken place with sheltered residents of The Limes/Limes Close, Bassingbourn, who no longer wish to use the building as their communal room. The Parish Council is keen to take on the long lease on the building and to invest in the interior to make it a useable village hall.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/12/2019

Lead officer: Kate Swan

Notice of decision: 03/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Part or all of the report may be exempt by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.


03/10/2019 - Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Licensing Policy

To approve a new Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Environmental Services and Licensing, Licensing Committee, Council

Decision due date: 28/11/2019

Lead officer: Mike Hill

Notice of decision: 03/10/2019


03/09/2019 - Potential property acquisition decision

Provisional decision item relating to acquisition of property.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/04/2020

Lead officer: Kirstin Donaldson

Notice of decision: 03/09/2019


03/09/2019 - Shared Payroll Service Performance

To provide an update on the performance of the shared Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council payroll service.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/12/2019

Lead officer: Susan Gardner Craig

Notice of decision: 03/09/2019


03/09/2019 - Consultation on draft Biodiversity Supplementary Planning Document

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/04/2020

Lead officer: Caroline Hunt

Notice of decision: 03/09/2019


03/09/2019 - North East Cambridge Area Action Plan

To approve the draft Plan report for public consultation. This is a joint AAP with Cambridge City Council for North East Cambridge. The issues and options consultation took place in Spring 2019. The draft plan report will outline the Councils’ proposed planning policy framework for the development of the area.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 08/01/2020

Lead officer: Julian Sykes

Notice of decision: 03/09/2019


03/09/2019 - New Business Support Service

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

Decision due date: 08/01/2020

Lead officer: Stephen Kelly, Johanna Davies

Notice of decision: 03/09/2019


29/07/2019 - Potential Property Investment Decision

Potential decision on potential Investment Strategy acquisition.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 05/02/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 29/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Part or all of the report may be exempt by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972


29/07/2019 - Investment Strategy

To consider amendments to the Investment Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 28/11/2019

Lead officer: David Ousby, Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 29/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Revenue Budget Monitoring

To consider the latest trends in respect of the 2019/2020 revenue budget (Q3) and emerging budget issues.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/03/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Budget 2020/2021

To consider the Housing Revenue Account Budget for 2020/2021 and to recommend the Budget to Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/02/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - General Fund Budget 2020/2021

To consider the General Fund Budget for 2020/2021 and to recommend the Budget to Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/02/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Capital Investment Programme

To determine, for recommendation to Council, the Council’s Capital Programme for 2020/2021, 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 together with the Council’s proposed Prudential Indicators.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/02/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Capital Strategy

To undertake the annual review of the Council’s Capital Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 08/01/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Collection Fund - Estimated Council Tax Surplus

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

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 08/01/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Council Tax Arrangements 2020/2021: Localised Council Tax Reduction Scheme

To consider revisions to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 20/02/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Treasury Management Arrangements and Annual Report

To review Treasury Management operations, strategy and practices and to receive the 2019/20 Treasury Management Annual Report.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/02/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Reserves and Provisions

To review the level of Reserves and Provisions.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/02/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Medium Term Financial Strategy

To consider the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 05/02/2020

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Shared Services: Update

To consider an extension of the original Shared Services Agreement for Legal, Building Control and ICT services beyond the expiry date of 30 September 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/03/2020

Lead officer: Liz Watts

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


03/07/2019 - Investment Partnerships - Members agreements

To consider membership agreements with framework suppliers.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 08/01/2020

Lead officer: David Ousby

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Part of all of the report may be exempt by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.


03/07/2019 - Service Transformation: Savings proposals

To consider savings proposals for the next four year period for consultation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/12/2019

Lead officer: Trevor Roff

Notice of decision: 03/07/2019


02/05/2019 - Review of barriers to procurement from SMEs

To review the outcomes of the work undertaken as a result of Cabinet’s approval of recommendations from the Scrutiny task and finish group which reviewed the barriers to procurement from SMEs.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/03/2020

Lead officer: Johanna Davies

Notice of decision: 02/05/2019


02/05/2019 - Quarterly Performance Report (Quarter 3)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/03/2020

Lead officer: Peter Maddock

Notice of decision: 02/05/2019


02/05/2019 - Quarterly Performance Report (Quarter 2)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/12/2019

Notice of decision: 02/05/2019


05/02/2019 - Refreshed New Build Strategy

To approve a refreshed New Build Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 08/2020

Lead officer: Liz Irvine

Notice of decision: 05/02/2019


01/08/2018 - Resident Involvement Strategy

To approve the final Resident Involvement Strategy.

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Housing

Decision due date: 04/03/2020

Lead officer: Jennifer Perry

Notice of decision: 01/08/2018


02/06/2011 - Service Plans 2012/13

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Environmental Services and Licensing, Finance and Staffing Portfolio Holder, Lead Cabinet member for Housing, Leader of Council, , Northstowe and New Communities Portfolio Holder's Meeting, Northstowe and New Communities Portfolio Holder, Policy and Performance Portfolio Holder

Decision due date: 17/04/2012

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mike Hill