Agenda

(Special), Cabinet
Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 12.00 pm

Venue: Executive Meeting Room - The Guildhall

Contact: Joanne Wildsmith, Democratic Services Tel 9283 4057  Email: joanne.wildsmith@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interests

3.

Record of a Previous Decision Meeting - 25 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 148 KB

A copy of the record of previous decisions taken at Cabinet on 25 June 2019 are attached.

 

RECOMMENDED that the record of decisions of the Cabinet meeting held on 25 June 2019 are approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

4.

Appointments to outside bodies

 

 

Portchester Crematorium Joint Committee - to appoint a Cabinet Member to replace Councillor Jeanette Smith as one of Portsmouth's 2 representatives (who have to be members of the Council's Executive).

 

5.

Local Plan and Tipner Consultation Response and Way Forward pdf icon PDF 198 KB

The purpose of the report of the Assistant Director of Planning & Economic Growth is to update Members on the outcomes of the consultation carried out in February and March on work to support the emerging Local Plan and specifically on work to promote a development option for Tipner.  Key responses are highlighted and a way forward on the technical work is set

out. In addition, progress on discussions with neighbouring authorities under the Duty to Cooperate is set out and a first stage Statement of Common Ground with Havant Borough Council is proposed.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet:

 

(1)  Note the issues raised in this report, and endorse the proposed approach the Local Plan set out in the Way Forward section of this report, including the work to address sustainability and ecological considerations and climate change; and

 

(2) Delegate to the Director of Regeneration, in consultation with the Leader and Cabinet Member for Culture and City Development, and the Director of Housing, Neighbourhoods and Buildings Services and Cabinet Member for Housing, authority to sign and keep updated a Statement of Common Ground with Havant Borough Council in line with this report.

 

 

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6.

Houses in Multiple Occupation Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) pdf icon PDF 136 KB

The report by the Assistant Director Planning & Economic Development seeks permission to proceed with publishing, for public consultation, proposed changes to the Council's adopted Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

 

RECOMMENDED that

 

(1)  That the proposed changes to the HMO SPD are published for a period of 6 weeks of public consultation.

 

(2) The Assistant Director of Planning and Economic Development

be authorised to make editorial amendments to the wording of the

amended SPD prior to publication, in consultation with the Cabinet

Member for Culture and City Development. These amendments shall

not alter the meaning of the document.

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7.

Greening the City Update pdf icon PDF 243 KB

The purpose of the report by the Assistant Director of Planning and Economic Growth is to update Members on the progress that has been made on the 2018-19 Green Infrastructure delivery plan project. Six months on from the approval of the plan, it is a good time to provide an update on the progress that has been made with this project, and set out the further planned

work that is in place to be taken forward over the remainder of the year. A

number of proposals are also made with respect to how the project should

progress in relation to several new opportunities that have been identified.

 

RECOMMENDED that Cabinet:

 

(1) Note the progress and ongoing work as set out in this report.

(2) Endorse the proposals set out in the appendix project update summary table.

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8.

Responding to Climate Change pdf icon PDF 238 KB

The update report by the Chief Executive sets out how Portsmouth City Council will respond to the Notice of Motion adopted at Council on 19th March 2019, to declare a climate emergency in Portsmouth.

 

RECOMMENDED that Cabinet approve the proposals in section 4 (and specifically 4.1) to respond to the Notice of Motion adopted on 19th March 2019, to declare a climate change emergency in Portsmouth.

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