Agenda

Cabinet
Wednesday 29 March 2017 10.00 am

Venue: Cabinet Suite - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Contact: Joanne Moore 01452 324196 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To note any apologies for absence.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 206 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 1 February 2017 (minutes attached).

3.

Declarations of Interest

Cabinet members are invited to declare any pecuniary or personal interests relating to specific matters on the agenda.

 

Please see note (a) at the end of the agenda

 

4.

Questions at Cabinet Meetings

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item.

 

Written questions

 

To answer any written questions from a County Councillor, (or any person living or working in the county, or is affected by the work of the County Council), about any matter which relates to any item on the agenda for this meeting.

 

The closing date for the receipt of written questions is 4.00 pm on Thursday 23 March 2017.

 

Oral questions

 

To answer any oral questions from members of the public. An oral question may be asked by a member of the public about any item on the agenda for this meeting, provided notice of the question is given by the questioner to the Chief Executive’s representative, at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

 

Depending on the nature of the questions, it may not be possible to provide a comprehensive answer at the meeting, in which case a written answer will be provided as soon as reasonably possible after the meeting. Questions received and proposed responses do not accompany this agenda but will be circulated prior to the meeting.

 

Key Decisions

5.

Skills Funding Agency Agreement 2017-2018 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To seek approval to enter into a funding agreement with the Skills Funding Agency for the delivery of Community Learning and Adult Skills Programmes for the 2017-2018 academic year and to engage in a commissioning process for the delivery of adult learning.

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6.

Adoption West - Agreement to become part of a Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) pdf icon PDF 317 KB

To seek approval for Gloucestershire County Council to join Adoption West; the proposed new Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) made up of the Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire Councils.

 

The Cabinet Member to seek approval to authorise nominated officers the authority to complete the work required to bring the Adoption West RAA into place by the start of the next financial year.

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7.

Stroudwater Navigation and Thames and Severn Canal Restoration pdf icon PDF 492 KB

Cabinet to consider the allocation of funding through the Local Transport Capital Settlement in support of Stroud District Council’s project to link the restored section of the Stroud Water Canal to the National Canal Network. The decision is subject to a successful Heritage Lottery Fund bid.

 

Cabinet to confirm the arrangements for Gloucestershire County Council’s continued representation on the Stroud Valley Canal Company (SVCC) Board.

 

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8.

Financial Monitoring Report 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To receive an update on the year-end forecast for the 2016/17 County Council’s Revenue and Capital Budgets.

Other Decisions

9.

Strategic Performance Monitoring Report 2016/17 - Quarter 3 pdf icon PDF 179 KB

To provide Cabinet with strategic oversight of the Council’s performance during 2016/17.

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