Agenda and decisions

Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Shield Room, Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland, PR25 1DH

Contact: Dianne Scambler, Democratic and Member Services Team Leader  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Minutes of the last meeting held on Wednesday 19 June, 2019 attached to be signed as a correct record.


Decision made (Unanimously):


That subject to the amendment of minute 2. The former Chair, Councillor Margaret Smith……the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 19 June 2019 be approved as a correct record for signing by the Leader of the Council.



Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to indicate at this stage in the proceedings any items on the agenda in which they intend to declare an interest. Members are reminded that if the interest is a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest (as defined in the Members’ Code of Conduct) they must leave the room for the whole of that item. If the interest is not a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, but is such that a member of the public could reasonably regard it as being so significant that it is likely that it would prejudice their judgment of the public interest (as explained in the Code of Conduct) then they may make representations, but then must leave the meeting for the remainder of the item.


Cabinet Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Cabinet Forward Plan attached.


Enterprise Zone Business Rate Growth Agreement pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Report of the Deputy Section 151 Officer attached.


Decision made (Unanimously):


That Cabinet grants delegated authority to the Head of Paid Service and Monitoring Officer to enter into a legal agreement between South Ribble Borough Council and Lancashire County Council (as accountable body for Lancashire Enterprise Partnership Ltd) which will formalise the payment growth in business rates in relation to Samlesbury Aerospace Enterprise Zone to the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership.


Purchase of land at Croston Road pdf icon PDF 398 KB

Report of the Assistant Director of Property and Housing attached.


Decision made (Unanimously):




1.    Cabinet approves the land at Croston Road North (Site W) to be acquired for Community Leisure use value for £77,095 plus VAT.

2.    Cabinet grants delegated authority to the Director of Planning and Property in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Assets to conclude the deal for the site prior to the 1 September deadline.


Vehicle Procurement Programme pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Report of the Assistant Director of Neighbourhoods attached.


Decision made (Unanimously):



1.    Cabinet approves the capital spend budget of up to £1,450,000.

2.    Cabinet approves the evaluation criteria as follows:


Cost 80%

80% Purchase Price

Quality 20%

7% Warranty Arrangements


5% Environmental and Emissions


4% Delivery Time/Late Delivery Support


4% Breakdown and Technical Support





Council Tax Support Scheme Consultation pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Report of the Director of Customer and Digital to follow.

Additional documents:


Decision made (Unanimously):



1.    Cabinet notes the proposals detailed in the report.

2.    Cabinet notes and approves the process and timeline for consultation on Option 2.

3.    Cabinet notes and approves for further work to be undertaken in relation to the empty homes premium.

4.    Cabinet request that officers look into the detail of producing a Standard Financial Statement and consider its introduction from April 2020.