26/04/2017 - Release of S106 Funding for 21st Century Way Further Design Work

This report seeks approval for the release of Section 106 funding linked to the planning consent for the Former Goods Station Yard development, Goods Station Road (ref:06/01969). The funds will be used by Kent County Council to undertake final design work and initial improvements to the 21st Century Way cycle route (between Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Centre and the North Farm Estate) which was identified as a priority route in the Borough Cycling Strategy 2016. The works will be procured from Amey who are contracted by KCC to provide Highways maintenance and other related works.

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

Decision due date: Not before 05/05/2017

Wards affected: Sherwood; St James';

Lead officer: Hilary Smith

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

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: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Chalmers

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Kent Empty Property Initiative - Top up Loan Agreement with Tunbridge Wells

The Report requests a recommendation to set up a supplementary agreement adjunct to the existing agreement between  Kent County Council No Use Empty and Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.  The agreement would confirm the transfer of £100,000 funding from the Housing Assistance reserve fund to KCC No Use Empty to be used to match fund finance from KCC to bring long term empty homes back into use in the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council district. With limited funding available, this additional agreement gives Tunbridge Wells district first call on the KCC No Use Empty funding.

Decision maker: Portfolio Holder for Communities and Wellbeing

Decision due date: Not before 05/05/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Janice Greenwood

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 - Strategic Risk Register

To approve the annual review of the Council’s Strategic Risk Register.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Annual Report on the Use of RIPA

To consider and note details on the use of covert surveillance under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Keith Trowell

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 - Budget Projection and Strategy

To consider proposals for the draft budget. (Stage 1 of 4 in setting the forthcoming year’s budget.)

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/08/2017

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 - Treasury and Prudential Indicator Management Report: Quarter 4

To receive the financial position as at the end of March 2018.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lee Colyer

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Capital Management Report: Quarter 4

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

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2017 - Revenue Management Report: Quarter 4

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

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

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: Ian Gifford

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: Ian Gifford

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: Ian Gifford

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


26/04/2017 - Property Transaction Report: January - June 2017

This report informs Cabinet of the property transactions completed under delegated authority between 1 January 2017 and 30 June 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: 03/08/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Gifford

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


26/04/2017 - Complains Summary: Quarter 3 and 4

A review of the complaints received under the Council’s complaints procedure between 1 October 2016 and 31 March 2017.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 26/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


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 - Performance Summary: Quarter 4

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 March 2017.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

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: 03/08/2017

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


25/04/2017 - Release of Developer Contributions to Trinity Theatre and Arts Centre for Heritage Development Project

Seeks approval for the release of £32,160 of developer contributions held under ‘local community infrastructure sum’ to assist with Trinity Theatre & Arts Centre’s heritage development project.  £20,000 of the original developer contribution of £52,160 was released in May 2015 towards the costs of professional fees related to initial design and planning considerations for the proposed development project.  The remaining £32,160 will now be released to help enable the next phase of the project - developing existing attic space into usable studio space for community and educational use.

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

Decision due date: Not before 04/05/2017

Wards affected: Culverden;

Lead officer: Nick Green

Notice of decision: 25/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/04/2017 - Discretionary Housing Payment Policy

To seek approval of a policy for the award of Discretionary Housing Payments, a scheme funded by Department for Work and Pensions to assist households experiencing financial difficulties within their rental costs.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Liz Norris

Notice of decision: 05/04/2017

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


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

To seek permission to consult on potential changes to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2018/19.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stephen McGinnes

Notice of decision: 05/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/04/2017 - LGA Peer Challenge - Council Response

This report details the Council's formal response to the LGA Peer Challenge report.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Clarke

Notice of decision: 05/04/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/01/2017 - Appointments to Working Groups of the Cabinet

To appoint Borough Councillors to the following working group of the Cabinet:

- Community Grants Assessment Panel;

- Development Advisory Panel;

- Joint Transportation Board;

- Planning Policy Working Group; and

- Public Transport Forum.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 24/05/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark O'Callaghan

Notice of decision: 31/01/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/01/2017 - Appointments to Outside Bodies

To appoint representatives to the Council’s Outside Bodies.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 24/05/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark O'Callaghan

Notice of decision: 31/01/2017

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/11/2016 - Invitation to Tender Documents: Insurance Project

Report to invite tender for provision of insurance and risk management services in relation to property, casualty, motor, engineering and miscellaneous accident classes for TWBC.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jane Fineman

Notice of decision: 16/11/2016

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: 03/08/2017

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: 22/06/2017

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: 22/06/2017

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: 03/08/2017

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: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rosemarie Bennett

Notice of decision: 07/10/2016

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


01/08/2016 - Draft Hawkhurst Neighbourhood Plan

To report on progress in the preparation of draft Hawkhurst Neighbourhood Plan and outcome of independent examination stage.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Wards affected: Hawkhurst & Sandhurst;

Lead officer: Kelvin Hinton

Notice of decision: 01/08/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/06/2016 - * Civic Complex Planning Development Framework

To recommend to Full Council agreement of Civic Complex Planning Development Framework document for the purposes of development management.

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 03/08/2017

Wards affected: Broadwater; Culverden; Park;

Lead officer: Kelvin Hinton

Notice of decision: 14/06/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open


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: 22/06/2017

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: 03/08/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kelvin Hinton

Notice of decision: 20/03/2013

Anticipated restriction: Open


 

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