Decisions

Use the below search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the council’s decision making bodies.

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Decisions published

16/10/2020 - Enforcement of Coronavirus Regulations: Test and Trace Measures ref: 936    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision maker: Portfolio Holder for Regulatory Services

Decision published: 23/10/2020

Effective from: 30/10/2020

Lead officer: Theresa Hodgkinson


14/10/2020 - 1014 Provision of VAT Advice: Leisure Operator Contract and Kirkby Leisure Centre New Build ref: 935    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Corporate Finance Manager (and S151 Officer)

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Lead officer: Bev Bull


02/10/2020 - Administration of Nottinghamshire Rough Sleeping Initiative Funding 2020/21 - amendment ref: 934    Recommendations Approved

Amendments to EDR 0512

Decision maker: Deputy Leader of the Council and Housing

Decision published: 14/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Emma Lindley


13/10/2020 - COVID-19 Response and Recovery Scrutiny Panel - Verbal Update ref: 932    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/10/2020

Effective from: 13/10/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    the draft Economic Recovery Plan be approved with the proviso that the Plan is updated accordingly as circumstances change;

 

b)    work be undertaken to consider establishing a scheme to recognise local businesses that have excelled at adapting to guidelines and providing a COVID-secure environment for customers, in conjunction with key partners such as Discover Ashfield;

 

c)    the Council continues working toward the establishment of a Key Workers Memorial, including consultation with Ashfield residents and key partners;

 

d)    the Council’s established Business Support Hub offers support for those looking to set up new businesses or reinvent existing businesses as a result of the pandemic;

 

e)    Cabinet be commended for the decision to implement 2 hour free parking in all town centre car parks to aid the longer-term recovery of Ashfield’s local economy;

 

f)     congratulations be extended to the Planning and Economic Development Team, the Environmental Health Team, and the Discover Ashfield Board for their continued efforts to ensure that local businesses sufficiently adapt to COVID-19 measures and survive the ongoing economic difficulties brought about by the pandemic;

 

g)    that the Council looks at all options to use all of the ring-fenced ‘Reopening High Streets’ Fund innovatively.


13/10/2020 - Minutes ref: 931    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/10/2020

Effective from: 13/10/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 15 September 2020 be received and approved as a correct record.

 


13/10/2020 - Green Spaces Capital Investment Programme ref: 929    For Determination

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/10/2020

Effective from: 13/10/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    Council is recommended to duly allocate £193k General Fund Capital Receipts and £173k Section 106 Public Open Space for a number of green space improvement projects;

 

b)    delegated authority be granted to the Director Place and Communities to allocate the funding to specific projects as required;

 

c)    it be noted that the proposed improvement projects will be available for consideration by a future Council meeting when approval to add these specific projects schemes to the Capital Programme will be sought.

 

Lead officer: Theresa Hodgkinson


13/10/2020 - Affordable Housing Development - Maun View, Sutton in Ashfield ref: 930    For Determination

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/10/2020

Effective from: 13/10/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the following be approved, subject to Planning consent and confirmation of Homes England funding:

 

a)    the use of the undeveloped section of the Council-owned Maun Valley site for family housing, let on an affordable rent basis;

 

b)    delegated authority being granted to the Director of Housing and Assets, in conjunction with the Director of Legal and Governance and the Chief Finance Officer, to agree the appropriation of the Maun Valley site from the General Fund to the Housing Revenue Account based upon best consideration of the land value and the parameters of the social housing viability model;

 

c)    the use of Housing Revenue Account reserves to fund the construction of 17 new affordable homes;

 

d)    delegated authority being granted to the Director of Housing and Assets, in conjunction with the Director of Legal and Governance, and the Chief Finance Officer, to negotiate and formalise final scheme costs, specification and delivery;

 

e)    delegated authority being granted to the Director of Housing and Assets, in conjunction with the Director of Legal and Governance and the Chief Finance Officer, to procure and appoint a contractor to develop the site;

 

f)     delegated authority being granted to the Director of Housing and Assets to contract, on behalf of the Council, with Homes England for the purposes of receiving subsidy to ensure that developments are viable and fall within the Council’s 30 year business plan model.

 

Lead officer: Paul Parkinson


13/10/2020 - War Memorials Management Plan ref: 928    For Determination

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/10/2020

Effective from: 13/10/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    progress against the Scrutiny review recommendations regarding the ongoing cleaning and maintenance of Ashfield’s war memorials, be received and noted;

 

b)    a budget of £3k per year to carry out a rolling programme of maintenance to War Memorials for which Ashfield District Council is responsible, be approved;

 

c)    the proposed schedule of maintenance for War Memorials for which Ashfield District Council is responsible, as outlined in the report, be approved;

 

d)    the War Memorials Community Protocol, as appended to the report, be approved and adopted;

 

e)    delegated authority be granted to the Director of Place and Communities to approve any cleaning or restoration works to war memorials as required;

 

f)     approval be given for all 10 war monuments under the Council’s control within the Ashfield District, to be professionally cleaned by the end of October at a cost of £4,780.50 + VAT, in readiness for the 2020 remembrance events.

 


13/10/2020 - Inward conveyance of an area of public open space at Lynton Drive, Sutton in Ashfield ref: 933    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Director Resources and Business Transformation

Decision published: 13/10/2020

Effective from: 13/10/2020

Lead officer: Craig Bonar


06/10/2020 - Drainage Easement - Land at Ashland Road West, Sutton in Ashfield ref: 927    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 06/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Lead officer: Craig Bonar


30/09/2020 - Stair Lift Chassis and Seat Replacement - Council Owned Property ref: 926    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Director Housing and Assets

Decision published: 05/10/2020

Effective from: 30/09/2020

Lead officer: Richard Davis