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Cabinet – 3rd April

12:11 pm, Friday, 5th April 2024 - 2 months ago

Present: Councillor Jackson (in the Chair)
Councillors Cracknell, Dawkins, Harness, Shepherd and S Swinburn.

Officers in attendance:

• Katie Brown (Director of Adult Services)
• Helen Isaacs (Assistant Chief Executive)
• Simon Jones (Assistant Director of Law and Governance)
• Michelle Lalor (Head of Communications and Customer)
• Paul Windley (Democratic and Scrutiny Team Manager)
• Sharon Wroot (Executive Director of Place and Resources)

There were no members of the public or press present.

CB.112 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apology for absence for this meeting was received from Councillor Shreeve.
CB.113 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interests made from Members with regard to items on the agenda for this meeting.

CB.114 MINUTES

RESOLVED – That the Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 13th March 2024 be agreed as a correct record.

CB.115 NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE BUS SERVICE IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Cabinet considered a report from the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Transport seeking to approve submission of the NELC Bus Service Improvement Plan to the Department for Transport.

RESOLVED – That authority be delegated to the Director for Economy, Environment and Infrastructure, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Transport, to:

a. Approve the submission of the North East Lincolnshire Council Bus Service Improvement Plan by 12 June 2024.
b. Approve any future variations or changes to the Bus Service Improvement Plan.

c. Procure measures identified in the Bus Service Improvement Plan.

d. Award contract(s) for the measures within the allocated budget to the project and to carry out all activity to mobilise and fully implement.

e. Present a progress report on the operation of the Bus Service Improvement Plan to the Economy Scrutiny Panel by 31 March 2025.

CB.116 DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY AT LESS THAN BEST CONSIDERATION – LEASEHOLD DISPOSAL OF LAND AT BRADLEY ROAD, GRIMSBY

Cabinet considered a report from for the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Resources and Assets seeking approval to grant a lease to Green Futures Greater Grimsby Limited of the subject site for a term of 99-years at a peppercorn rent. RESOLVED –

  1. That the granting of a lease to Green Futures Greater Grimsby Limited of the subject site for a term of 99-years at a peppercorn rent (£1 per annum if demanded) be approved.
  2. That the Executive Director Place and Resources, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Resources and Assets, be delegated authority to settle heads of terms and to complete the disposal and further, to deal with any ancillary issues reasonably arising.
  3. The Assistant Director Law and Governance (Monitoring Officer) be delegated authority to complete all requisite legal documentation in relation to the matters outlined above.

CB.117 APPROVAL AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AND FOOD GRANT
Cabinet considered a report from the Portfolio Holder for Children and Education seeking acceptance of the Department for Education Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) grant of £775,790.

RESOLVED –

  1. That the Department for Education Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) grant of £775,790 be accepted.
  2. That the Director of Children’s Services, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Children and Education, be authorised to ensure that all necessary actions are carried out in order to co-ordinate and implement the HAF programme.
  3. That the Assistant Director Law and Governance (Monitoring Officer) be delegated authority to complete all requisite legal documentation arising.

There being no further business, the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 5.10 p.m.