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Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 13 July 2022.

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations from Members of the Committee on any items to be considered at the meeting

4.

Participation of the Public

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5.

Receipt of Announcements

Purpose:

To receive any announcements from the Leader of the Council or Members of the Cabinet.

 

6.

Revised Draft Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Purpose:

To agree that a revised draft Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is published for the purposes of a six-week period of public consultation.

Recommendation:

That Cabinet resolves to:

a) Note the content of the report including the consultation summary report attached at Annex A;

b) Agree that the revised draft Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) attached at Annex B is published for a six-week period of public consultation; and

c) Authorise the Planning Policy Manager to make any minor factual/typographical amendments to the revised draft SPD, in liaison with the relevant Cabinet Member, prior to the public consultation taking place. 

Additional documents:

7.

West Oxfordshire Local Plan 2041 - Initial Issues and Scoping Consultation pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Purpose:

To inform Members of the need to update the West Oxfordshire Local Plan through an initial Issues and Scoping Consultation.

 

To agree a programme of engagement to inform the revision of the West Oxfordshire Local Plan.  

 

Recommendations:

That Cabinet resolves to:

a)    note the intention to review the West Oxfordshire Local Plan commencing with an initial Issues and Scoping Consultation

b)    agree to a programme of engagement that will help to inform the scope of the West Oxfordshire Local Plan alongside the West Oxfordshire Council Plan.

8.

Domestic Abuse Contract Renewal pdf icon PDF 553 KB

Purpose:

To consider funding towards the new countywide Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse contract which will start on 1st April 2023. 

 

Recommendations:

That Cabinet resolves to:

a)     note the duty the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 places onlocal authorities in England to provide

accommodation based support to victims of domestic abuse and their children in refuges and other safe accommodation; and

b)    agree funding towards the Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse contract to start on 1st April 2023.

 

9.

New Council Initiatives Funding Allocations pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Purpose:

To approve some initial allocations of funding towards the initiatives that support the emerging Council priorities as set out at the Cabinet meeting in July 2022 and agree appropriate delegations to implement new initiatives.

 

Recommendation:

That Cabinet resolves to:

a)    confirm its approach to allocating funds from the new reserve approved by Council in July 2022 and any delegated arrangements;

b)    approve an allocation of £75,000 from the reserve for the purchase of the two electric sweepers in 2022/23;

c)    ask officers to investigate a longer term plan to decarbonise the vehicle fleet used by the Council and its partners and report back later in the year;