Agenda

Council
Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Karen Tompkins  Email: karen.tompkins@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Councillors.

2.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

3.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 423 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on 9 June 2020.

4.

Announcements and Introductions from the Chairman

To receive any announcements from the Chairman.

5.

Public Issues pdf icon PDF 862 KB

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution. Further information on the requirements for submitting these is available to view at the following link:-

https://democracy.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/ieListMeetings.aspx?CommitteeID=151&Info=1&bcr=1

 

The deadline for the submission of:

 

Public questions is Tuesday 30 June 2020.

 

A statement is midday, 6 July 2020.

 

A petition was 22 June 2020

 

6.

Recommendations from Cabinet and Other Committees

Please refer to the recommendations detailed below

 

6a

Cabinet 27 May 2020 - Minute No 173 - Bournemouth Town Centre Vision (TCV): Winter Gardens Site - Regeneration Opportunities pdf icon PDF 540 KB

The following recommendations were deferred by the Council at its meeting on 9 June to enable consideration of the risk assessment.

Supplementary Report

Cabinet on 27 May 2020 approved the recommendations detailed in the Bournemouth Town Centre Vision (TCV) Winter Gardens site Report and referred the matter for decision by the Council on 9 June 2020.

Whilst a summary of the key project risks was outlined in the Cabinet report a further BCP Council project risk register was sent by email to Council members by Cllr Mark Howell during the meeting of Council on 9 June 2020.

After the receipt of the risk register the Council decided to defer the decision on this item, for further consideration at a future meeting.

The Council’s project risk register is appended to the supplementary report, for consideration by Council when considering the ratification of the Cabinet decision dated 27 May 2020.

RECOMMENDED that Council:-

(a)          amend the Capital Programme to include Additional Council Finance up to £7.6M less the Site Lease Value anticipated to be drawdown in 2021/22. [It would be prudent to assume the Additional Council Finance will be £7.6M];

(b)          amend the Capital Programme to include provision for these acquisitions to be funded by prudential borrowing, which is subject to RPI as detailed in the confidential part of this report; and

(c)          authorise the Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance to determine the detailed funding arrangements for both the forward purchase of the PRS and Public Car Park and the Additional Council Finance.

 

 

Additional documents:

6b

Cabinet 24 June 2020 - Minute No 182 - Organisational Design - Implementation & Budget pdf icon PDF 198 KB

RECOMMENDED that Council:-

(g)      Approve the budget set out in Appendix 1b of the report; and

(h)      Approve the funding proposals as set out in section 38 a to c of the report.

 

Additional documents:

6c

Cabinet 24 June 2020 - Minute No 183 - Bistro on the Beach Redevelopment pdf icon PDF 750 KB

RECOMMENDED that Full Council are asked to approve full redevelopment scheme option 1, to be funded via prudential borrowing.

 

Additional documents:

6d

Cabinet 24 June 2020 - Minute No 187 - Convert Bournemouth Learning Centre building into a School pdf icon PDF 286 KB

RECOMMENDED that Council approve the disposal of the Bournemouth Learning Centre [through a lease to an external provider] at an undervalue of up to £700k, subject to the education provider’s significant change process and site acquisition being agreed, and delegate authority to the Corporate Property Officer to agree the terms and enter into the lease, subject to education provider’s significant change process being agreed.

 

Additional documents:

6e

Cabinet 24 June 2020 - Minute No 188 - Housing Scheme at Templeman House, Leedham Road, Bournemouth pdf icon PDF 452 KB

RECOMMENDED that the proposed £6.467m housing scheme be approved for progression to Council for subsequent approval request to:

(a)            Approve to tender, commencement and completion of build subject to the conditions set out in the Financial Strategy and authorises the Corporate Director for Environment and Community to approve necessary appropriations and contractual and legal agreements in consultation with the Monitoring Officer and Chief Finance Officer;

(b)           Approve the financial strategy for the scheme as set out in paragraphs 30 to 45 with specific approval for:

                                                i.    The appropriation of land from the General Fund to the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) to enable the development of the Council housing valued at £900k.

                                               ii.    £1.330m of prudential borrowing to be repaid over 25 years used to finance the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) social rented homes.

                                             iii.    The capping of rental income to Social Rent levels.

(c)            Authorise the Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance to determine the detailed funding arrangements.

(d)            Authorise the Corporate Property Officer in consultation with the Monitoring Officer to agree the detailed contract provisions.

 

 

Additional documents:

6f

Cabinet 24 June 2020 - Minute No 189 - Housing Scheme at Moorside Road, Bournemouth pdf icon PDF 282 KB

RECOMMENDED that the proposed £4.452m housing scheme be approved for progression to Council for subsequent approval request:

(a)          Approval to commence and completion of build subject to the conditions set out in the Financial Strategy and authorises the Corporate Director for Environment and Community to approve necessary contractual and legal agreements in consultation with the Monitoring Officer and Chief Finance Officer;

(b)          Approve the financial strategy for the scheme as set out in paragraphs 23 to 33 of the report with specific approval for;

                    i.       £2,322,300 of prudential borrowing to be repaid over 25 years used to finance the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Affordable rented homes.

(c)           Authorise the Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance to determine the detailed funding arrangements.

 

 

 

Additional documents:

6g

Exclusion of Press and Public

In relation to the items of business appearing below, the Council is asked to consider the following resolution: -

 

‘That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act and that the public interest in withholding the information outweighs such interest in disclosing the information.’

6h

Cabinet 24 June 2020 - Minute No 195 - Disposal of land at Southbourne Crossroads

Exempt information – category 3 (information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information))

Please refer to the recommendations contained on a separate sheet with the agenda.

Additional documents:

7.

Appointment of Director of Law and Governance and Monitoring Officer for BCP Council pdf icon PDF 290 KB

This report invites the Council to appoint a Monitoring Officer in accordance with statutory requirements. The recommendation is subject to the agreement of Council as this is a statutory post.

Additional documents:

8.

Notice of Motions in accordance with Procedure Rule 13 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The following motion has been proposed by Councillor Drew Mellor and will be seconded by Councillor Mohan Iyengar:­

“As an opportunity for BCP Council to display a cross party consensus in leading the conurbation out of Covid-19 on behalf of all residents, Council requires Cabinet to consider the proposals set out in the Conservative Group’s budget reset paper at the next Cabinet meeting.”

9.

Questions from Councillors

The deadline for questions to be submitted to the Monitoring Officer is 29 June 2020.