Decisions

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Decisions recommendations approved (subject to call-in)

12/12/2018 - Sustainable energy investment feasibility ref: 450    For Determination

To agree to fund the commissioning of Clear Sustainable Futures to investigate if there is an investable business case for sustainable, low carbon energy generation on 3 projects currently in the pipeline– Avis Way Depot, Seaford Health Hub and Sovereign Leisure Centre.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/12/2018 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 13/12/2018

Effective from: 21/12/2018

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To delegate authority to the Chief Finance Officer and Director of Planning and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Place Services to fund up to £25,000 for the commissioning of Clear Sustainable Futures to undertake the feasibility study of deploying sustainable energy generation at the Sovereign Leisure Centre

 

(2) To delegate authority to the Chief Finance Officer in consultation with CMT and the Cabinet Member for Place Services, to proceed with the recommended sustainable energy solution for the Sovereign Leisure Centre if this is demonstrated to be a viable investment up to a value of £1.45m.

 

(3) To note that a similar request is being made to Lewes District Council to progress viability analysis on their projects at Avis Way depot and Sutton Road and that the work is being conducted concurrently with knowledge being shared.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Goodall, Kate Tradewell


12/12/2018 - Sustainability policy ref: 449    For Determination

The policy is intended to provide a high level framework to inform the work of the council through future projects activities and plans.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/12/2018 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 13/12/2018

Effective from: 21/12/2018

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

To approve the Sustainability Policy for adoption.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Goodall


12/12/2018 - Council tax base and non-domestic rates income for 2019/20 ref: 447    For Determination

The Council is required to set its council tax base and the expected business rate income for the forthcoming year. These calculations are used as the basis for the amount of income the Council will precept from the collection fund.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/12/2018 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 13/12/2018

Effective from: 21/12/2018

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To agree the provisional Council Tax Base of 34,765.3 for 2019/20.

 

(2) To agree that the Chief Finance Officer, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, determine the final amounts for the Council Tax Base for 2019/20.

 

(3) To agree that the Chief Finance Officer, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, determine net yield from Business Rate income for 2019/20.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Pauline Adams


12/12/2018 - Draft budget proposals 2019/20 ref: 446    For Determination

Preparation of the 2019/20 council budget.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/12/2018 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 13/12/2018

Effective from: 21/12/2018

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To agree the draft budget proposals for consultation.

 

(2) To agree that subject to there being no material change in the government settlement that Cabinet is minded to propose a council tax rise of 2.99% for 2019/20 to make a Band D charge £246.84, in line with the current cap.

 

(3) To note the updated medium term financial strategy.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Pauline Adams


12/12/2018 - Corporate performance - quarter 2 2018/19 ref: 445    Recommendations Approved

To update Members on the Council’s performance against Corporate Plan priority actions, performance indicators and targets over Q2 2018/19 period.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/12/2018 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 13/12/2018

Effective from: 21/12/2018

Decision:

(Non-key decision):

 

(1)  To note the achievements and progress against Corporate Plan priorities for 2018/19, as set out in part A of the report.

 

(2) To agree the General Fund, HRA and Collection Fund financial performance for the quarter ended September 2018 as set out in part B of the report.

 

(3) To agree the amended capital programme as set out at appendix 4 to the report.

 

(4) To agree the Treasury Management performance as set out in section 5 in part B of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Pauline Adams, Jo Harper, Millie McDevitt


12/12/2018 - Community and housing grants - Major grants ref: 451    For Determination

To allocate Major and Housing Grants budget.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/12/2018 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 13/12/2018

Effective from: 21/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Pat Taylor