That the draft Business Plan for Aylesbury Vale Estates (AVE) for 2019/2022 be approved. (A copy was attached to the confidential part of the agenda).
(b) Reason(s) for Decision(s)
The Council’s consent is required to the Business Plan in accordance with the agreement with AVE.
(c) Alternative Options Considered
Not to approve the Business Plan. Representatives of AVE were present at the Cabinet meeting to respond to questions from Cabinet Members.
(d) Relevant Scrutiny Committee
Economy and Business Development. That Committee had considered the draft Business Plan at its meeting on 10 December, 2018 and the Cabinet report included the Committee’s comments. The Committee Chairman could not be present at the Cabinet meeting due to another commitment. Cabinet Members pursued the comments made by the Committee with the AVE representatives and were satisfied with the response.
(e) Conflicts of Interest / Dispensation(s)
As a member of the AVE Board, Councillor Mrs Ward declared a prejudicial interest in this item and left the meeting whilst the matter was discussed.