21/08/2017 - Release of developer contributions for the appointment of consultants to assist in the obtaining of planning consent for 3 allocated sports sites

The report seeks approval for the release of development contributions in order take forward planning applications for change of use on 3 sports sites at Hawkenbury, Rusthall and Pembury which have been formally allocated through the adoption of the Allocations Local Plan 2016. Obtaining planning consent is the next step in the process of delivering the sites and as a prelude to acquisition of the sites.

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Tourism, Leisure and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 30/08/2017

Wards affected: Park; Pembury; Rusthall; Speldhurst & Bidborough;

Lead officer: Alan Legg

Notice of decision: 21/08/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/08/2017 - Public Space Protection Orders

To approve implementation subject to consultation, with effect from June/July 2018.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/04/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Terry Hughes

Notice of decision: 09/08/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/08/2017 - Public Space Protection Orders Consultation

To approve a six-week consultation on options.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/10/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Terry Hughes

Notice of decision: 09/08/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/08/2017 - Lamberhurst Neighbourhood Development Plan Designation of Area

Decision on application by Parish Council for designation of a Neighbourhood Development Plan Area.

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Planning and Transportation

Decision due date: Not before 17/08/2017

Wards affected: Goudhurst & Lamberhurst;

Lead officer: Kelvin Hinton

Notice of decision: 09/08/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/07/2017 - Public Consultation of draft Madeira Park and Warwick Park Conservation Area Appraisal

To seek approval to go out to public consultation with a draft Madeira Park and Warwick Park Conservation Area Appraisal, which proposes the designation of a new conservation area in Tunbridge Wells.  The intention would be to eventually adopt the document as a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Planning and Transportation

Decision due date: Not before 24/07/2017

Wards affected: Pantiles & St Mark's;

Lead officer: Debbie Maltby

Notice of decision: 14/07/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/07/2017 - * Crescent Road Car Park Extension

Proposed extension to the Crescent Road Car Park, authority to proceed, planning application, agree tender and approve budget.

 

Part of this meeting may be held in private by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: Park;

Lead officer: David Candlin

Notice of decision: 14/07/2017

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


29/06/2017 - West Kent Joint Housing and Homelessness Strategy

To receive the consultation results and adopt the strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Lang

Notice of decision: 29/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/06/2017 - Business Rates Discretionary Rate Relief

Introduction of a new Discretionary Rate Relief policy following Government changes to Business Rates discounts available. Whilst there will be award of reliefs, this will be fully funded from the government.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sheila Coburn

Notice of decision: 29/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/06/2017 - * Royal Victoria Place Expansion

The Council owns the freehold title of the majority of Royal Victoria Place (RVP) and grants a lease to Hermes. Under the terms of that lease, the Council is required to invest in the refurbishment of the RVP. This report analyses the options available to the Council and seeks Full Council to delegate authority to and enter into an investment agreement with Hermes that best secures the future of the RVP for Tunbridge Wells and secures a continued revenue for the Council.

 

Part of this meeting may be held in private by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/10/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Diane Brady

Notice of decision: 14/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


17/05/2017 - * Civic Complex Planning Development Framework Supplementary Planning Document

To report on the outcome of public consultation on the draft SPD and recommend to Full Council for adoption.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/02/2018

Wards affected: Broadwater; Culverden; Park;

Lead officer: Kelvin Hinton

Notice of decision: 17/05/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - * West Kent Community Safety Partnership

To recommend to Full Council the approval of a new Community Safety Partnership for West Kent.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Chalmers

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Calculation of Council Tax Base

To consider proposals for setting the Council Tax and Business Rate Tax Base for 2018/19.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - * Community Safety Partnership Plan 2018/19

To recommend to Full Council the annual Community Safety Partnership Plan for approval. The Plan presents data on crime and anti-social behaviour within Tunbridge Wells Borough and provides an update on solutions provided to ensure the safety of residents.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/03/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Terry Hughes

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - * Treasury Management Policy and Strategy

To recommend to Full Council the Treasury Management Policy and Strategy to set the parameters and key information regarding the Council’s treasury activity, with specific regards to investments and cash flow.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/02/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Annual Audit Letter 2016/17

To receive the key findings arising from the work undertaken by the Council’s independent auditors, Grant Thornton, for the financial year ended 31 March 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/02/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - * Medium Term Financial Strategy 2018/19 - 2022/23

To recommend to Full Council the revised Medium Term Financial Strategy following public consultation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/02/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Draft Medium Term Financial Strategy 2018/19 - 2022/23

To consult on proposed changes to the Medium Term Financial Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - * Budget 2018/19

To recommend to Full Council the Council’s budget for 2018/19 following public consultation. (Stage 4 of 4 in setting the forthcoming year’s budget.)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/02/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Draft Budget 2018/19

To consult on proposals for the Budget 2018/19. (Stage 3 of 4 in setting the forthcoming year’s budget.)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Fees and Charges Setting 2018/19

To consider and agree the fees and charges set by the Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 16/11/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Budget Update Report

To consider an update on the Budget and the current financial position of the Council. (Stage 2 of 4 in setting the forthcoming year’s budget.)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/10/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Treasury and Prudential Indicator Management Report: Quarter 3

To receive the financial position as at the end of December 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/03/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Capital Management Report: Quarter 3

To receive the financial position as at the end of December 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/03/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Treasury and Prudential Indicator Management Report: Quarter 2

To receive the financial position as at the end of September 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Revenue Management Report: Quarter 3

To receive the financial position as at the end of December 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/03/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Capital Management Report: Quarter 2

To receive the financial position as at the end of September 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Revenue Management Report: Quarter 2

To receive the financial position as at the end of September 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Treasury and Prudential Indicator Management Report: Quarter 1

To receive the financial position as at the end of June 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Capital Management Report: Quarter 1

To receive the financial position as at the end of June 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Revenue Management Report: Quarter 1

To receive the financial position as at the end of June 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - * Corporate Priorities 2018/19

To recommend to Full Council the revised Corporate Priorities following public consultation. The Corporate Priorities set out the Council’s projects for the year, in line with the Budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/02/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Draft Corporate Priorities 2018/19

To consult on proposed changes to the Corporate Priorities.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - * Asset Management Plan 2018/19

To recommend to Full Council the revised Asset Management Plan following public consultation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/02/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Antoniades

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Draft Asset Management Plan 2018/19

For the Cabinet to set its recommendations for the Asset Management Plan and to consult on proposed changes.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Antoniades

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Property Transaction Report: July - December 2017

This report informs Cabinet of the property transactions completed under delegated authority between 1 July 2017 and 31 December 2017.

 

Part of this meeting may be held in private by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/02/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Antoniades

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


26/04/2017 - Complaints Summary: Quarter 1 and 2

A review of the complaints received under the Council’s complaints procedure between 1 April 2017 and 30 September 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Performance Summary: Quarter 3

To consider an outline of the Council’s performance against key strategic indicators. Measures prescribed by central government through the Single Data List (SDL) and the progress against each of the strategic projects as at end of December 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 01/03/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Performance Summary: Quarter 2

To consider an outline of the Council’s performance against key strategic indicators. Measures prescribed by central government through the Single Data List (SDL) and the progress against each of the strategic projects as at end of September 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - End of Year Performance Report 2016/17

This report gives details of the Council's performance on projects and business over the financial year 2016/17.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Performance Summary: Quarter 1

To consider an outline of the Council’s performance against key strategic indicators. Measures prescribed by central government through the Single Data List (SDL) and the progress against each of the strategic projects as at end of June 2017.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/04/2017 - * Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2018/19

To recommend to Full Council potential changes to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2018/19 following public consultation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/10/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stephen McGinnes

Notice of decision: 05/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/11/2016 - Linden Park Road Car Park Redevelopment    Item Deferred

To consider a development opportunity on Council owned property.

 

Part of this meeting may be held in private by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/10/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Gifford

Notice of decision: 18/05/2015

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


01/11/2016 - Borough Landscape Character Assessment 2017 Supplementary Planning Document

For adoption.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/10/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kelvin Hinton

Notice of decision: 01/11/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open


01/11/2016 - * Ashdown Forest Mitigation Policy

To recommend to Full Council agreement of a policy approach for dealing with development mitigation measures in regard to Ashdown Forest, and adoption of policy as a material planning considerations.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 26/10/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kelvin Hinton

Notice of decision: 01/11/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/10/2016 - * Five Year Plan 2017-22

To recommend to Full Council proposed changes to the Five Year Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 19/10/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/10/2016 - Payment by Phone Contract

This seeks Cabinet approval to award a new phone payment contract to a preferred supplier  when the existing one ends, following the required tender process.

 

Part of this meeting may be held in private by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/08/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rosemarie Bennett

Notice of decision: 07/10/2016

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


13/10/2015 - Food Service Plan 2017-18

Each local authority should write and develop a Food Service Plan that outlines the demands of the service and identifies the resource needed to deliver this.  The Food Standards Agency (FSA) requires such plans have senior management or member approval.  As the food and safety function is delivered through a shared service the plan has been developed to reflect the total resource available to deliver the service demands and review the outcomes of the service in the previous year.

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Sustainability

Decision due date: Not before 01/10/2016

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tracey Beattie

Notice of decision: 13/10/2015

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/08/2015 - Economic Development Strategy

Economic Development Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/08/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Hilary Smith

Notice of decision: 28/08/2015

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/07/2015 - Property Investment Portfolio Update

To inform cabinet of progress regarding the property investment portfolio during the proceeding six month period.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/09/2016

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Candlin

Notice of decision: 16/07/2015

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/07/2015 - Property Investment Portfolio Holder Update

To inform Cabinet of progress regarding the property investment portfolio during the proceeding six month period.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/10/2015

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Candlin

Notice of decision: 16/07/2015

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/02/2013 - Draft Community Infrastructure Levy

Update on progress towards a Community Infrastructure Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule (PDCS). The first stage in the legislative process would be a consultation on the PDCS. The Community Infrastructure Levy, if adopted, would introduce charges throughout the Borough on varying new building proposals, and on varying land uses. At this stage there is no commitment to introduce CIL.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/12/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kelvin Hinton

Notice of decision: 20/03/2013

Anticipated restriction: Open


 

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