Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 7th June, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Civic Suite, Castle House, Great North Road, Newark, NG24 1BY. View directions

Contact: Nigel Hill  Email: Nigel.hill@newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest from Members and Officers

3.

Notification to those present that the meeting will be recorded and streamed online

4.

Community Plan Performance for Quarter 4 - 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the Cabinet note the Community Plan Performance Report.

5.

Disposal of Land at The Green, Rolleston to Arkwood Developments Ltd. (Key Decision) pdf icon PDF 307 KB

Decision:

AGREED:

 

1.      That the disposal of the land at Rolleston to Arkwood Developments Ltd for the sum indicated in the exempt appendix be approved;

 

2.      That he site be developed jointly by the HRA and Arkwood appointing the same development contractor to ensure development cost savings;

 

3.      That approval be given to terminate the lease to the Parish Council for the land used as car parking; and

 

4.      That the demolition of the 2 existing bungalows to facilitate the development of 5 HRA dwellings and decanting the existing tenant be approved.

6.

Local Development Framework Update (Key Decision) pdf icon PDF 418 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED:

 

1.      That the proposed approach to the Allocations and Development Management Policies and meeting future Gypsy and Traveller need, subject to presentation of a Draft Allocations and Development Management Policies DPD to the July Cabinet in order to allow presentation to Full Council in July and public consultation throughout the summer be supported;

 

2.      That the funding submissions to Government which seeks to secure the costs of land purchase and any necessary works to physically implement a Gypsy & Traveller site or sites be endorsed, including noting the need for General Fund match contribution based on costs received to date detailed in the exempt update report, which shall comprise at least 10% match (£100,000) of any maximum grant award; and

 

3.      That the continued progress on possible land purchase and Gypsy & Traveller development proposals, as detailed in the exempt report, with a view to further updates presented to the July Cabinet alongside the Final Consultation Draft of the Allocations and Development Management DPD be noted and supported.

7.

Levelling Up Submission and UK Shared Prosperity Fund (Key Decision) pdf icon PDF 456 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED:

 

1.      That the Director - Planning & Growth, in consultation with the Council’s s151 Officer, the Sherwood Steering Board and Portfolio Holders for Strategy, Performance & Finance and Economic Development & Visitors, be authorised to submit to Government a Sherwood Constituency Levelling Up Fund Round 2 bid for up to 3 projects for a total grant of up to £20m;

 

2.      That the Director - Planning & Growth, in consultation with the Portfolio holders for Strategy, Performance & Finance and Economic Development & Visitors, be authorised to prepare and submit an Investment Plan to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, including the development of a Newark & Sherwood Leaders Board through which the proposals will be presented for approval;

 

3.      That the Business Manager - Corporate Property be authorised to submit a Maximum Offer and terms as detailed in the exempt Appendix to the report, for the freehold purchase of the Clipstone Holdings site, and add the relevant budget into the Capital Programme funded by borrowing;

 

4.      That subject to a successful Levelling Up Fund round 2, to amend the Council’s Capital Programme to include a capital development match contribution as detailed in the exempt Appendix;

 

5.      That the Business Manager - Corporate Property, in consultation with the Portfolio holders for Strategy, Performance & Finance and Economic Development & Visitors, be authorised to confirm acceptance to renting space in the proposed Ollerton Hub, subject to confirmation of a successful Levelling Up Fund Round 2 bid; and

 

6.      That £30,000 be released from the Change Management Reserve in order to fund the commission to create the Investment Plan for the Shared Prosperity Fund. Where the £20,000 capacity funding is then received, this to be replaced into the Change Management Reserve.

8.

Newark Town Fund Update and Lorry Park Options for Relocation (Key Decision) pdf icon PDF 374 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED:

 

1.      That the progress on the Newark Town Fund Programme and associated projects being delivered be noted;

 

2.      That the Business Manager, Corporate Property, be authorised to enter into a lease with the Lincoln College Group for the Air & Space Institute; and

 

3.      That the Director - Planning & Growth and Business Manager - Corporate Property be authorised to continue to negotiate draft Heads of Terms with Newark Showground and the owners of Overfield Park with a view to presenting costed options for the relocation and redevelopment of Newark Lorry Park and the Newark Gateway site to a future Cabinet meeting.

9.

Additional Resources for Housing Options Services pdf icon PDF 342 KB

Decision:

AGREED:

 

1.      That approval be given for the additional staffing resource of a permanent Housing Options Officer noting this will increase the establishment by 1 x Full Time Employee (FTE);

 

2.      That approval be given for the additional fixed term 12 month contract for the Housing Assistant role; and

 

3.      That approval be given to use the homeless prevention grant to allocate £64,921 to fund these roles.

 

10.

To Note Two Urgency Items taken under the Council's previous Governance Arrangements: pdf icon PDF 255 KB

(i)         Football Stadium Improvement at the YMCA to enable Step 5 football in Newark

(ii)        Application to the Arts Council – National Portfolio Organisation Funding

Additional documents:

Decision:

AGREED that the two urgency item decisions, taken under the previous governance arrangements, be noted.

 

Arts Council - National Portfolio Organisation Funding

 

To approve the submission of the NPO application for a total of £927,000 over a three year funding period starting in 2023/24.

 

Football Stadium Improvement at the YMCA Newark to enable Step 5 Football in Newark

 

1.      That the Director – Planning & Growth be granted delegated approval to progress the proposal to contribute up to £45K towards the installation of spectator accommodation at the stadium pitch at the YMCA (minus any grant funding secured jointly by the District Council and the YMCA) to enable Newark United to play Step 5 football in Newark for the 2022-2023 season.

 

2.      That up to £45k be added to the capital programme 22/23 to be funded from Change Management reserve.