Agenda and decisions

Planning & Economic Devt - Regulate the Cleveleys Plaza Street Market, Resources - Profiling of Local Business Rates, Portfolio Holder Decisions
Thursday, 24th January, 2019 12.00 pm

Contact: Duncan Jowitt  Democratic Services and Councillor Development Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Regulate the Cleveleys Plaza Street Market pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Decision:

The Service Director Performance and Innovation submitted a report asking the Planning and Economic Development Portfolio Holder to approve the regulation of a weekly seasonal market on Cleveleys Plaza to operate as a statutory market under the provisions of the Food Act 1984 Part III.

 

Decision

 

The portfolio holder gave his approval to regulate the Cleveleys Wednesday market situated on The Plaza, as a statutory market under Section 50(1) of the Food Act 1984.

2.

Profiling of local Business Rates pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Decision:

The Service Director People and Places submitted a report requesting approval of the purchase of specialised business rate forecasting and analysing software, which would enable the council to maximise the income available from the businesses currently operating in the borough.

 

Decision

 

The Resources Portfolio Holder agreed

 

·         to the purchase of the Inform CPI Ltd Analyse Local Forecasting (Analyse Local) and Retention Maximisation software, initially for one year, at a cost of £7,500 together with an additional one-off cost of 10% of the value of any new or increased Rateable Value identified by Analyse Local through their RV Finder product.

 

·         that approval be given to deal with the acquisition under the exemptions to Contract Procedures contained within the Financial Regulations and Financial Procedures Rules on the grounds ‘that the goods, works or services are of a specialised nature carried out by only one or a limited number of firms with no reasonably satisfactory alternatives available’.