Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet - Tuesday, 16th April, 2024 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Moorlands House, Leek, ST13 6HQ

Contact: Linden Vernon Email:  linden.vernon@staffsmoorlands.gov.uk or Tel: 01538 395613 

Media

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Items
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44.

Minutes of the previous meeting (previously circulated) pdf icon PDF 312 KB

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Minutes:

DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 13 February 2023 be approved as a correct record.

 

45.

Declarations of Interest, if any

1.    Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

2.    Other Interests

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Minutes:

There were no declarations made.

 

45.1

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 255 KB

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Minutes:

DECISION:

 

That the Forward Plan be approved for publication.

 

46.

Climate Change and Enviornment

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46.1

Nature Recovery Declaration pdf icon PDF 235 KB

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Minutes:

The purpose of the report was to acknowledge that we are facing a nature emergency and to identify steps that the District Council could take in response.

 

Options considered:

 

Not to adopt the Nature Recovery Declaration.

 

DECISION:         

 

That the adoption of the Nature Recovery Declaration be approved.

 

47.

Finance

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47.1

Discretionary Housing Payment and War Pensioner Policy pdf icon PDF 136 KB

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Minutes:

The purpose of the report was to introduce policies for Discretionary Housing Payments and War Pensions/Armed Forces disregards.  The report content would be circulated to parish/town councils.

 

Options considered:

 

Not Applicable.

 

DECISION:         

 

That the content of the report be noted and policies be approved.

 

48.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The Chair to Move:-

 

“That, pursuant to Section 100A(2) and (4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings whereby it is likely that confidential information as defined in Section 100A (3) of the Act would be disclosed to the public in breach of the obligation of confidence or exempt information as defined in Section 100 I (1) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act would be disclosed to the public by virtue of the Paragraphs indicated.”

 

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RESOLVED:

 

That, pursuant to Section 100A(2) and (4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings whereby it is likely that confidential information as defined in Section 100A (3) of the Act would be disclosed to the public in breach of the obligation of confidence or exempt information as defined in Section 100 I (1)  of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act would be disclosed to the public by virtue of the Paragraphs indicated.

 

49.

Finance

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49.1

Procurement of Insurance Services

Minutes:

The Cabinet approved a report with regards to the the current insurance tender being undertaken.