Agenda

Policy and Organisation Board - Wednesday, 28th September, 2022 8.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Lisa Young  Email: lisa.young@gosport.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for non-attendance

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Minutes of the meeting of the board held on 13 July 2022 pdf icon PDF 207 KB

4.

Deputations - Standing Order 3.4

(NOTE: The Board is required to receive a deputation(s) on a matter which is before the meeting of the Board provided that notice of the intended deputation and its object shall have been received by the Borough Solicitor by 12 noon on Monday 26 September 2022. The total time for deputations in favour and against a proposal shall not exceed 10 minutes).

5.

Public Questions - Standing order 3.5

NOTE: The Board is required to receive a deputation(s) on a matter which is before the meeting of the Board provided that notice of the intended deputation and its object shall have been received by the Borough Solicitor by 12 noon on Monday26 September 2022.  The total time for deputations in favour and against a proposal shall not exceed 10 minutes).

 

 

6.

Transport for the South East Consultation on their Strategic Investment Plan pdf icon PDF 526 KB

This report sets out details of Transport for the South East (TfSE) Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) consultation and the Borough Council’s formal response.

 

Additional documents:

7.

Broadband Strategy pdf icon PDF 238 KB

This report sets out the key elements of ‘Gosport – the Digital Peninsula’ the digital strategy for the borough. Currently in draft form it is intended to undertake a consultation exercise with partners on its priorities and in response develop a detailed action plan. 

 

Additional documents:

8.

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Neighbourhood Fund - Review of Arrangements pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To seek Members approval for a revised arrangement regarding the neighbourhood portion of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) which the Council is currently collecting from developers.

 

9.

Welfare Support- Housing Support Fund Tranche 2 April 22 to September 22 pdf icon PDF 473 KB

This report sets out the actions taken to award entitlements to Food Vouchers from national Government funding via a Hampshire County Council grant to Gosport residents.

 

Additional documents:

10.

Discretionary Energy Rebate Scheme pdf icon PDF 408 KB

This report sets out the requirements for the Council to approve a Discretionary Council Tax Rebate Scheme to supplement the standard “Council Tax Rebate” scheme prescribed by Government.

 

Additional documents:

11.

Changes to Business Rate Discretionary Reliefs - COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) pdf icon PDF 129 KB

The purpose of this report is to consider proposed changes to the Council’s Discretionary Rate Relief Policy to include a Covid-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) which have been approved by way of an urgent delegated decision.

 

12.

Any other items

13.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

RESOLVED: That in relation to the following item the public should be excluded from the meeting, as it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during this item there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, and further that in all circumstances of the cases, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons set out in the report.

 

 

14.

Acquisition of the Freehold Building the former Criterion Theatre, The Towers, Forton Road, Gosport PO12 3HA

This report sets out the details of the Council's proposed purchase of the former Criterion Theatre, The Towers, Forton Road, Gosport PO12 3HA (“The Criterion”)