Agenda and decisions

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No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To approve as correct the minutes of the meetings held on the 23rd and 30th January 2020

(Note: If any Member wishes to propose an amendment to the minutes they should submit this in writing to at least 24 hours before the meeting.  Where applicable, the audio recording of the meeting will be checked to ensure the accuracy of the proposed amendment.)

Additional documents:


Declarations of Members' Interests

To receive any declarations of interest from Members of the Cabinet



To receive any announcements from the Leader, Cabinet Members or the Chief Executive


Public Questions

To receive questions from and provide answers to the public in relation to matters which in the opinion of the person presiding at the meeting are relevant to the business of the meeting


External Print Tender pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To receive a report from the Leader & Cabinet Member for Finance and Assets.






i)          The use of the Print Framework Agreement set up on behalf of the Council by its Shared Procurement Service be approved; and.


ii)         The use of the Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) be established on behalf of the Council by its Shared Procurement Service.


Reasons for Recommendations


i)          Following a competitive tender exercise and evaluation undertaken by Crawley Borough Council as the lead authority, the providers on the framework agreement have submitted the most economically advantageous tenders in the four lots.


·         General print work – low volumes (lot 1a) – 4 suppliers

·         General print work – high volumes (lot 1b) – 4 suppliers

·         General signage (lot 2) – 3 suppliers

·         Envelopes (lot 3) – 2 suppliers


ii)         The creation and use of the DPS will invite the councils to invite quotes on the more complex printing jobs and will therefore obtain best value


Draft Electric Vehicle Charge Point Strategy pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet Member for Local Economy and Parking.






i)          The draft Electric Vehicle Charge Point Strategy 2020 – 2030 be approved; and


ii)         The principle of the Council joining a collaboration with West Sussex County Council to install a County wide network of charge points be approved.


Reasons for Recommendations


i)          To provide a framework for installing Electric Vehicle charge points across the District to support the take up of Electric Vehicles which in turn will contribute to reduction in carbon emissions, improvement in air quality and support the local economy.


ii)         Collaboration with West Sussex County Council would give access to a contract to install electric vehicle charge points on District Council owned land.


BT Car Park Pricing - introduction of commuter parking options pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet Member for Local Economy and Parking



The Cabinet is recommended:

     I)        a new commuter tariff for the BT Car Park be introduced; and


    II)        The charging hours be changed to start earlier in the morning from the current 10am-5pm to 6am-5pm.


Reasons for Recommendations


The reasons for recommending these changes are:


     I)        Required to meet the agreed Medium Term Financial Strategy;


    II)        To maximise the use of this car park;


   III)        Address shortfalls in commuter parking availability within the close vicinity of the train station.


Overview & Scrutiny Committee

To consider any matters referred to Cabinet by the Overview & Scrutiny Committee


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To note the Forward Plan


To consider matters of special urgency