Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 19th September, 2023 6.00 pm

Venue: Civic Suite, Castle House, Great North Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1BY

Contact: Nigel Hill  Email:


No. Item


Declarations of Interest from Members and Officers


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


Plans to Decarbonise the Council's Estate (Key Decision) pdf icon PDF 556 KB


That Cabinet approve a budget of £150,780 from the Change Management Reserve to fund the work identified in the report.


Update on Kerbside Glass Recycling Scheme pdf icon PDF 603 KB


That Cabinet:


a)       note the current status of the project and note the challenges which may impact the project launch date;


b)       note that there is currently an additional forecast budget requirement of £30k from 2024/25;


c)        note that the garden recycling subscription fee is increased from £35 to £37 from 2024/25, in line with the rationale set out in paragraphs 2.6.8 and 2.6.10 of the report;


d)       note that the one-off funding of circa £8k for glass recycling boxes be provided to Recycling Ollerton and Boughton (ROB);


e)       approve the transition of apprentice mechanic to a permanent FTE at NS9; and


f)         further updates be provided where required.


Amended Allocations and Development Management Development Plan Document (Key Decision) pdf icon PDF 652 KB

Additional documents:


That Cabinet:


a)        endorse the proposed amendments to the previous version of the Amended Allocations & Development Management DPD as set out in Appendix B;


b)        recommends to Full Council that the Amended Allocations & Development Management DPD as set out in Appendix B is published for a period of public representation;


c)         approves, subject to planning, a Maximum Contribution (as set out in the Exempt Appendix) towards the delivery of former Belvoir Iron Works Site, with delegated Authority being given to the Deputy Chief Executive & Director of Resources, in consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Strategy, Performance & Finance and Sustainable Economic Development, to conclude the terms of a land purchase in accordance with the Council’s Acquisitions and Disposals Policy, subject to planning and the outcome of the grant funding submission to the Homes England Affordable Homes Programme; and


d)        to add the maximum contribution (as set out in the Exempt Appendix) into the Capital Programme financed by the Change Management Reserve.


Newark Towns Fund Projects Update and Project Adjustment Request (Key Decision) pdf icon PDF 2 MB


That Cabinet:


a)        note and welcome the progress made in the delivery, assurance and monitoring of the Town Deal (NTD) and proposals within the Town Investment Plan (TIP); and


b)        approve the Project Adjustment Request (PAR) relating to the Towns Fund area, as detailed at paragraph 3 to the report.


Decant Policy 2023 - 2026 (Key Decision) pdf icon PDF 540 KB

Additional documents:


That Cabinet approve and adopt the Decant Policy for 2023-2026 as set out in the Appendix to the report.


Housing Services Resources pdf icon PDF 625 KB


That Cabinet approve:


a)        the use of £45,115 from the Housing Revenue Account Service Improvement Reserve to cover the costs of the additional posts for 2023-24; and


b)       that the budget for the 5 FTE tenancy officers is included in the baseline budget from 2024 onwards.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider resolving that, under section 100A (4) of the Local Government

Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items

of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt

information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.




Amended Allocations and Development Management DPP - Exempt Appendix


Housing Services Structure Proposal