Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, Northants NN12 6AD

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Items
No. Item

71.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

72.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held on 11 February 2019.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held on 11 February 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

73.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

Minutes:

There were no Chairman’s announcements.

74.

Minor Amendments to the Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Report of Executive Director: Operations

 

Purpose of report

 

The purpose of this report is to seek approval for minor administrative amendments to the Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Licensing Policy

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1       To note all proposed amendments and approve their inclusion in the policy. The amendments do not concern expenditure in excess of £50K and will have no financial impact on those bound by the policy.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)       That, subject to the production of a South Northamptonshire Council only policy, the proposed amendments be approved for inclusion in the policy

 

(2)       That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director – Environment and Regulatory Services in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services, to draft a Code of Conduct for Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Drivers

Minutes:

The Executive Director: Operations submitted a report to seek approval for minor administrative amendments to the Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Licensing Policy.

 

In response to a request from the Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services, it was agreed that a standalone South Northamptonshire policy would be produced.

 

The Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services also requested that a Code of Conduct be drafted for Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Drivers.

 

Resolved

 

(1)       That, subject to the production of a South Northamptonshire Council only policy, the proposed amendments be approved for inclusion in the policy

 

(2)       That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director – Environment and Regulatory Services in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services, to draft a Code of Conduct for Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Drivers.

 

Reasons

 

The amendments do not concern expenditure in excess of £50K and will have no financial impact on those bound by the policy.

 

Alternative options

 

The following options have been identified. Option 1 is recommended as the amendments are minor changes to make the policy clearer:

 

Option 1: Approve all the amendments.

 

Option 2: Approve some of the amendments

 

Option 3: Reject all amendments. Not 

75.

Monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report - January 2019 pdf icon PDF 965 KB

Report of Assistant Director: Customers and Corporate Services and Assistant Director: Finance, Procurement and Property

 

Purpose of report

 

This report summarises the Council’s Performance, Risk and Finance monitoring position as at the end of each month.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

 1.1        To note the monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)       That the monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report for January 2019 be noted.

Minutes:

The Assistant Director: Finance, Procurement and Property (Section 151 Officer) and Assistant Director: Customers and Corporate Services submitted a report which summarised the Council’s Performance, Risk and Finance monitoring position as at the end of each month.

 

Resolved

 

(1)          That the monthly Performance, Risk and Finance Monitoring Report for January 2019 be noted.

 

Reasons

 

The Council is committed to performance, risk and budget management and reviews progress against its corporate priorities on a monthly basis.

 

This report provides an update on progress made so far in 2018-19 to deliver the Council’s priorities through reporting on performance, the Leadership Risk Register and providing an update on the financial position.

 

Alternative options

 

Option 1: This report illustrates the Council’s performance against the 2018-19 business plan. As this is a monitoring report, no further options have been considered. However, members may wish to request that officers provide additional information.

76.

Urgent Business (previously agreed with the Chairman)

To consider any items of urgent business.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.