Cabinet - Wednesday, 8 February 2023 10.00 a.m.

Venue: District Council Chamber, South Lakeland House, Kendal

Contact: Adam Moffatt  Legal, Governance and Democracy Specialist

No. Item




To receive apologies for absence, if any.


Cabinet Executive Decisions pdf icon PDF 413 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the Executive Decisions made by Cabinet on 18 January 2022 (copy attached).


Delegated Executive Decisions pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To receive the Delegated Executive Decisions made by Portfolio Holders or Officers on 12 January 2023 and 26 January 2023 (copies attached).

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Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To receive declarations by Members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda and to consider any dispensations.


Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests.  (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.)


Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.


If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.


Local Government Act 1972 - Excluded Items

To consider whether the items in Part II of the Agenda should be considered in the presence of the press and public.


Public Participation

Any member of the public who wishes to ask a question, make representations or present a deputation or petition at this meeting should apply to do so by no later than 0:01am (one minute past midnight) two working days before the meeting.  Information on how to make the application can be obtained by viewing the Council’s Website or by contacting the Committee Services Team on 01539 733333.


(1)        Questions and Representations


            To receive any questions or representations which have been received from members of the public.


(2)        Deputations and Petitions


            To receive any deputations or petitions which have been received from members of the public.


Forward Plan

To note the contents of the Forward Plan which is due to be published on 7 February 2023 (copies will be circulated prior to the meeting).


Crookfield Phase 3 Affordable Housing Grant pdf icon PDF 298 KB

To consider an affordable housing grant of £300,000 sought by the Castle and Coast Housing Association to support its core objective of enhancing their new build developments to be as sustainable and as energy efficient as possible.

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Corporate Finance Update Quarter 3 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 291 KB

To note the projected year end position based on performance to the end of Quarter 3 2022/23 and officers planned actions to ensure a balanced budget by the end of the financial year.

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Council Plan Performance Monitoring Report Quarter 3 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 433 KB

To note the report setting out the Council Plan Priorities and Targets influenced by the key values, monitoring the success of the Council Plan 2021-26 ensuring Council services address the needs of residents. Following recommendation of Council in February 2022 this report highlights many issues that Members may wish to carry forward for the new Westmoreland and Furness authority.

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Urgent Items

To consider urgent items, if any.


Private Section (exempt reasons under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, specified by way of paragraph number)

Private Section (exempt reasons under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, specified by way of paragraph number)


While there are no decisions to be taken in Part II of the agenda, please note Part II Appendix 2 and 3 of the report at Agenda Item No.8 (Crookfield Phase 3 Affordable Housing Grant).