Cabinet – 17th March 2011 Part 1

Cllr Green welcomed people to the meeting and asked for any declarations of interest. Cllr Holbrook declared an interest in item 18 by nature of his employment with the Environment Agency. Cllr Green an interest in item 22.

Cllr Green then gave an update on the judicial review (which was regarding the closure of Fernleigh Resource Centre). He said the claim had been withdrawn and there was no injunction. He thanked Bill Norman.

The Cabinet then considered the transfer of various community centres. It was agreed that Vale House in New Brighton be transferred to Vale House
Community Centre Limited. The decision regarding Delamere Community Centre was delayed to give time for the three ward councillors, Cllr Holbrook and Bill Norman to go over possible misunderstandings in the report.

The transfer of Noctorum Community Centre to Ridgeway High was agreed, extra finance was needed for the transfer of Heswall Hall/Alexander Hall which was agreed. The transfer of Overton Community Centre to Overton Community Centre Ltd was also agreed.

The budget projections for 2012-2015 were agreed. Item 4 ( the creation of a Revenues Section from merging the Council Tax and Miscellaneous Income Sections in Finance with the Personal Finance Section in Adult Social Services led to a question from Cllr Green about quality assurance. He was assured the quality of service would be the same after the merger. This item was then agreed.

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