Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Wednesday, 7th February 2018 7.25 p.m.

Venue: Morecambe Town Hall

Contact: Liz Bateson, Democratic Services - telephone (01524) 582047 or email  ebateson@lancaster.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

67.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda. 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary 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). 

Whilst not a legal requirement, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9 and in the interests of clarity and transparency, Members should declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, at this point in the meeting. 

In accordance with Part B Section 2 of the Code Of Conduct, Members are required to declare the existence and nature of any other interests as defined in paragraphs 8(1) or 9(2) of the Code of Conduct. 

 

Minutes:

No declarations were made at this point. 

68.

Appointment of Constructor Team for Lancaster Lower Lune (Phase 3) Flood Risk Management Scheme Officer Delegated Decision pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To consider any such call-in referral from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on Wednesday 7th February 2018.

 

A copy of the Officer Delegated Decision notice is attached.

 

 

Minutes:

A referral from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee was considered by Cabinet following the Overview and Scrutiny call-in meeting held prior to Cabinet in relation to the Appointment of Constructor Team for Lancaster Lower Lune (Phase 3) Flood Risk Management Scheme Officer Delegated Decision. 

 

The recommendations were: -

 

(1)       That the parent company guarantee be written into the contract. 

 

(2)       That future reports on major contracts (over £100,000) include brief consideration of the governance and financial strength of contracting companies. 

 

(3)       That the constitutional review pay specific attention to updating the contract procedure rules. 

 

The recommendations were moved by Councillor Brendan Hughes and seconded by Councillor Janice Hanson.  

 

Members then voted as follows. 

 

Resolved unanimously: -

 

(1)       That the parent company guarantee be written into the contract. 

 

(2)       That future reports on major contracts (over £100,000) include brief consideration of the governance and financial strength of contracting companies. 

 

(3)       That the constitutional review pay specific attention to updating the contract procedure rules. 

 

Officers responsible for effecting the decision:

 

Chief Executive. 

Chief Officer (Legal and Governance). 

Chief Officer (Regeneration and Planning). 

Chief Officer (Resources). 

Regeneration Manager. 

 

Reasons for making the decision:

 

The decision meets the requirements of the City Council’s Constitutional requirements with regard to the Call-in process.  It also enables the issues raised to be dealt with by officers and the Constitution to be updated as required.