Agenda, decisions and minutes

Executive - Wednesday 12th May, 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: Wigton Market Hall, Cumberland & Solway Suite

Contact: Gayle Roach  01900 702502

Items
No. Item

427.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 21 April 2021.

 

Minutes:

Councillor J Cook moved an amendment to the minutes of the previous meeting held on 21 April 2021, under minute number 407 to read;

‘Councillor J Lister moved the recommendations as per the report; this was seconded by Councillor J Cook’.

 

The minutes were agreed as a correct record subject to the above amendment.

 

428.

Declaration of Interests

Councillors/Staff to give notice of any disclosable pecuniary interest, other registrable interest or any other interest and the nature of that interest relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the adopted Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

None declared.

 

429.

Questions

To answer questions from members of the public – submitted in writing or by electronic mail no later than 5.00pm on a working day, allowing two clear working days before the day of the meeting.

Minutes:

None received.

 

430.

Members' Announcements

Minutes:

None received.

 

431.

Council Strategy Delivery Plan 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision

 

The Assistant Chief Executive (Policy, Performance and Economic Strategy) submitted a report which sought member’s approval of a draft Council Strategy Delivery Plan for 2021/22.

 

Councillor M Fitzgerald moved the recommendation; this was seconded by Councillor M Johnson. The motion was unanimously agreed.

 

Alternative options considered

 

Not to approve the Delivery Plan.

 

The reason for the decision

 

To approve the draft Delivery Plan for 2021/22. The Delivery Plan sets out specific activity to be undertaken during the next year in working towards achieving the objectives set out in the Council Strategy.

 

The decision

 

Resolved

 

That the draft Council Strategy Delivery Plan 2021/22 as presented at Appendix A of the report be approved.

 

432.

Economic Recovery and Growth Strategy pdf icon PDF 236 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision

 

The Assistant Chief Executive (Policy, Performance and Economic Strategy) submitted a report which sought member’s approval of the Economic Recovery and Growth Strategy.

 

Councillor M Johnson moved the recommendations as per the report; this was seconded by Councillor M Fitzgerald. The motion was unanimously agreed.

 

Alternative options considered

 

Not to approve the Strategy.

 

The reason for the decision

 

The Council’s strategic approach to economic growth was last refreshed in 2016 with the adoption of the Allerdale Business Growth Strategy.

 

The decision

 

Resolved

 

That –

 

1.  The work undertaken during the past 12 months to develop a new economic strategy be noted

 

2.  The Economic Growth and Recovery Strategy 2021 as attached as Appendix A to the report be approved

 

3.  Final approval of the Implementation Plan and any minor amendments to the strategy be delegated to the Assistant Chief Executive (Policy, Performance and Economic Strategy) in consultation with the Leader of the Council.