Decisions

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Decisions published

03/08/2020 - Reopening High Streets Safely - Service Level Agreement with Nottinghamshire County Council ref: 891    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Director of Place and Communities

Decision published: 03/08/2020

Effective from: 03/08/2020

Lead officer: Theresa Hodgkinson


28/07/2020 - Extension of Property Health and Safety Check/Service Contract ref: 890    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Deputy Leader of the Council and Community Safety

Decision published: 30/07/2020

Effective from: 07/08/2020

Lead officer: Paul Parkinson


28/07/2020 - HR Policies - Annual Leave & Quarantine due to Covid-19 Impact ref: 889    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Director Housing and Assets

Decision published: 29/07/2020

Effective from: 28/07/2020

Lead officer: Paul Parkinson


24/07/2020 - Enforcement of Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2020 ref: 888    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Portfolio Holder for Regulatory Services

Decision published: 27/07/2020

Effective from: 24/07/2020

Lead officer: Theresa Hodgkinson


21/07/2020 - Urgent Item of Business: Towns Fund Accelerated Projects ref: 886    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    the £750k funding for both Kirkby and Sutton from the Government’s Towns Fund, to deliver a number of capital projects within this financial year, be accepted;

 

b)    delegated authority be granted to the Director of Place and Communities, in consultation with the Leader and the Portfolio Holder for Place, Planning and Regeneration, to:

 

·       select the projects for each town;

·       commission specialist advisors for the development and delivery of the projects;

·       develop and deliver the projects.

 


21/07/2020 - Community Engagement Strategy ref: 885    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    the draft Community Engagement Strategy, as appended to the report, be approved;

 

b)    further consultation (internal and external) be undertaken to finalise the Strategy with delegated authority being granted to the Director of Place and Communities, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Health and Leisure and the Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Housing, to complete the document as required;

 

c)    a toolkit for staff be developed, alongside a training module to ensure competency when implementing the Strategy across the Council.

 


21/07/2020 - Contract for Procurement Services ref: 884    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    approval be given to the costs and scope of service for the Contract for Procurement Services to be supplied by Nottingham City Council;

 

b)    delegated authority be granted to the Director of Resources and Business Transformation, to negotiate and agree a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with representatives of Nottingham City Council for the provision of procurement services to Ashfield in line with the details contained in the report;

 

c)    delegated authority be also granted to the Director of Legal and Governance to finalise the legal elements of the contract.

 


21/07/2020 - Council's Insurance Arrangements 2019/20 ref: 883    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the contents of the 2019/20 Annual Insurance Report, as presented, be received and noted.

 


21/07/2020 - Draft Out-turn 2019/20 Accounts ref: 882    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    the 2019/20 draft Revenue Outturn for the General Fund, the HRA Outturn and the Capital Programme Outturn, be noted;

 

b)    approval be given to the proposed in-year movements to and from reserves (Section 1.11);

 

c)    approval be also given for the 2020/21 revenue budgets being adjusted to reflect carry-forward of 2019/20 ‘approved but not utilised’ project funding from earmarked reserves (Section 4);

 

d)    Council be recommended to approve the carry-forward of the £10.4m underspend on the Capital Programme to 2020/21 due to slippage (delays to schemes) included within the Programme (Section 3).

 


21/07/2020 - Corporate Risk - Year End 2019/20 Position ref: 881    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    the current significant items on the Register and the actions being taken to mitigate those risks, be received and noted with the establishment of the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Panel being added to the list of mitigating actions for the Council’s response to the risk associated with the COVID-19 pandemic;

 

b)    the updated Corporate Risk Strategy, as presented, be approved.

 

 


21/07/2020 - Affordable Housing Development - Sutton in Ashfield ref: 880    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the following be approved subject to the necessary planning consent and confirmation of Homes England funding:

 

a)    to approve the demolition of two community centres, namely The Beeches and The Poplars, for the purpose of redeveloping the land for much needed adapted housing let on an affordable rent basis;

 

b)    to declare that the Stoney Street car park is no longer required for the purposes of car parking and to approve its future use as family housing let on an affordable rent basis;

 

c)    to grant delegated authority to the Director of Housing and Assets, in conjunction with the Director of Legal and Governance and the Corporate Finance Manager (and Section 151 Officer), to agree the appropriation of the Stoney Street site from the General fund to the Housing Revenue Account based upon best consideration of the land value, lost car park revenue and the parameters of the social housing viability model;

 

d)    to recommend that Council approves the use of Housing Revenue Account reserves to fund the site clearances and the development of circa 9 new Council Homes, and it approved, the project be added to the Capital Programme;

 

e)    to grant delegated authority to the Director of Housing and Assets, in conjunction with the Director of Legal and Governance and the Corporate Finance Manager (and Section 151 Officer), to negotiate and formalise fees, scheme costs, specification, delivery and any other aspects of the proposed development;

 

f)      To grant delegated authority to the Director of Housing and Assets, in conjunction with the Director of Legal and Governance and the Corporate Finance Manager (and Section 151 Officer), to procure and appoint a contractor to develop the three sites as a single package;

 

g)    to grant delegated authority 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.

 


21/07/2020 - Policy for Discharging the Homelessness Duty into the Private Rented Sector ref: 879    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the Policy on Discharging the Homelessness Duty into the Private Rented Sector (PRS), as presented, be approved.

 


21/07/2020 - Review of Street Naming and Numbering Policy ref: 878    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the revised Street Naming and Numbering Policy, as appended to the report, be approved.

 

 


21/07/2020 - LGA Peer Challenge 2020 ref: 877    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

 

RESOLVED that

a)    the actions arising and progress made in respect of the LGA Peer Challenge key recommendations to date, be received and endorsed;

 

b)    approval be given for the Overview and Scrutiny Committee to monitor the implementation of the key recommendations and supporting action plan.


21/07/2020 - Corporate Plan and Year End Decision ref: 876    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    the successful delivery of the Corporate Plan to date and the levels of performance achieved against the Corporate Scorecard as at year-end 2019/20, be noted;

 

b)    the Corporate Plan refresh, as appended to the report, be approved;

 

c)    delegated authority be granted to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader, to review and revise the Corporate Scorecard, aligned to the Corporate Plan.

 


21/07/2020 - Minutes ref: 875    Recommendations Approved

Decision maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 22/07/2020

Effective from: 21/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED

that the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 30 June 2020 be

received and approved as a correct record.