Agenda and decisions

Council Housebuilding Cabinet Committee
Tuesday, 23rd June, 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting on Zoom. View directions

Contact: Jackie Leither Tel: 01992 564756  Email:  democraticservices@eppingforestdc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Webcasting Introduction

The Chairman will read the following announcement:

 

“I would like to remind everyone present that this virtual meeting will be broadcast live to the internet (or filmed) and will be capable of repeated viewing (or another use by such third parties).

 

Please also be aware that if technical difficulties interrupt the meeting, that cannot be overcome, I may need to adjourn the meeting.

 

Members are reminded of the need to unmute their microphones before speaking.”

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3.

Substitute Members

To report the appointment of any substitute members for the meeting.

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4.

Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on the agenda.

 

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5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 296 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Cabinet Committee held on 12 March 2020.

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6.

Progress Report - Phases 2-4 pdf icon PDF 408 KB

To consider the attached report (CHB-001-2020/21).

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Decision:

(1)             That the contents of the Progress Report on Phases 2 to 4 of the Council House Building Programme be noted and presented to Cabinet in line with the Terms of Reference of the Council Housebuilding Cabinet Committee.

7.

Acceptance of Tenders - Council Housebuilding Programme pdf icon PDF 307 KB

To consider the attached report (CHB-002-2020/21).

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Decision:

(1)             That, Indecon Building Limited be awarded the contract to undertake the construction of 7 properties, (contract 1) in the sum of £2,160,015 together with the proposed construction period of 52 weeks; and

 

(2)             That, Indecon Building Limited be awarded the contract to undertake the construction of 11 properties, (contract 2) in the sum of £4,234,504 together with the proposed construction period of 52 weeks.

8.

Adopting A 2-Part Register for Self-build and Custom Housebuilding pdf icon PDF 328 KB

To consider the attached report (CHB-003-2020/21).

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Decision:

(1)        That the Cabinet Committee noted the recommendation to adopt a 2-part register; and

 

(2)        That the Cabinet Committee noted the recommendation to adopt and implement local connection and financial solvency tests.

9.

Any Other Business

Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, together with paragraphs 6 and 25 of the Council Procedure Rules contained in the Constitution require that the permission of the Chairman be obtained, after prior notice to the Chief Executive, before urgent business not specified in the agenda (including a supplementary agenda of which the statutory period of notice has been given) may be transacted.

 

In accordance with Operational Standing Order 6 (non-executive bodies), any item raised by a non-member shall require the support of a member of the Committee concerned and the Chairman of that Committee. Two weeks’ notice of non-urgent items is required.

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10.

Exclusion of Public and Press

Exclusion

To consider whether, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press should be excluded from the meeting for the items of business set out below on grounds that they will involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the following paragraph(s) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act (as amended) or are confidential under Section 100(A)(2):

 

Agenda Item No

Subject

Exempt Information Paragraph Number

Nil

Nil

Nil

 

The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, which came into effect on 1 March 2006, requires the Council to consider whether maintaining the exemption listed above outweighs the potential public interest in disclosing the information. Any member who considers that this test should be applied to any currently exempted matter on this agenda should contact the proper officer at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

 

Background Papers

Article 17 - Access to Information, Procedure Rules of the Constitution define background papers as being documents relating to the subject matter of the report which in the Proper Officer's opinion:

 

(a)        disclose any facts or matters on which the report or an important part of the report is based;  and

 

(b)        have been relied on to a material extent in preparing the report and does not include published works or those which disclose exempt or confidential information and in respect of executive reports, the advice of any political advisor.

 

The Council will make available for public inspection one copy of each of the documents on the list of background papers for four years after the date of the meeting. Inspection of background papers can be arranged by contacting either the Responsible Officer or the Democratic Services Officer for the particular item.

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