Agenda and decisions

CPH Stronger & Safer Communities Decision Session
Thursday 10th December 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Online via YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7DDSVoAIgTnwgp0Ku8iFLQ?

Contact: Joseph Bright, Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Decision:

There were no apologies.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interest from Members.

Decision:

Councillor Nash made a declaration of interested in regards to agenda item 6 – Review of Solihull’s Cemeteries and Crematoriums Policy.

3.

Questions and Declarations

To answer any questions, if any asked by any resident of the Borough pursuant to Standing Orders.

Decision:

No questions or deputations were submitted.

4.

Issues Arising from Overview & Scrutiny - Stronger Communities & Neighbourhood Services Scrutiny Board pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To consider recommendations and outcomes from the Stronger Communities & Neighbourhood Services Scrutiny Board held on 4 November 2020 in respect of:

 

  • Neighbourhood Proportion of the Community Infrastructure Levy - Summary and Assessment of Bids for Funding.

 

Decision:

RESOLVED

The Cabinet Member noted the recommendations and outcomes from the Stronger Communities & Neighbourhood Services Scrutiny Board held on 4 November 2020 in respect of:

 

  • Neighbourhood Proportion of the Community Infrastructure Levy - Summary and Assessment of Bids for Funding.

 

5.

Summary and Assessment of Bids for funding to the Neighbourhood Proportion of the Community Infrastructure Levy pdf icon PDF 226 KB

To agree the allocation of Neighbourhood CIL Funding

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED

The Cabinet Member for Stronger and Safer Communities agreed the allocation of the Neighbourhood CIL funds as set out in paragraph 5 of the report.

6.

Review of Solihull’s Cemeteries and Crematoriums Policy pdf icon PDF 431 KB

To request Cabinet Member approval for the updated policy in relation to Solihull’s Cemeteries and Crematoriums.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Stronger and Safer Communities:

(i)  Agreed to exclude the use of grave frames in Solihull’s cemeteries.

(ii)  Approved the revised policy on Solihull’s Cemeteries and Crematoriums attached as Appendix 1; and

(iii)  Approved the additional wording to paragraph 7, page 16 of the revised policy as follows: ‘Wooden,metal, plastic or other typesof grave surrounds are not permitted at any of our cemeteries and will be removed.’ (Additional wording in italics).

 

7.

REVENUE AND CAPITAL MONITORING 2020/21 AS AT 30th SEPTEMBER 2020 pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To inform the Cabinet Member of the Portfolio’s latest forecast financial position as at the 30th September 2020 against Revenue and Capital budgets as summarised below and detailed in the attached Appendix A.

To inform the Cabinet Member of the Portfolio’s progress against the latest 3 year savings targets in the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) summarised below and detailed in Appendix A.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED

The Cabinet Member for Stronger and Safer Communities:

(i)  Considered and endorsed the 2020/21 revenue and capital financial monitoring forecast as at 30th September 2020.

(ii)  Noted the Portfolio’s progress against the latest 3 year savings targets in the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) as at 30th September 2020.

(iii)  In accordance with Financial Regulations, approved a budget virement of £64,390 from the Safer and Stronger Communities portfolio to the Environment and Highways portfolio in respect of the Neighbourhoods Wards budget (paragraphs 5.1 - 5.3).