Decisions

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Decisions published

23/05/2019 - Local Lettings Plan, Maynard Terrace, Clutton ref: 1260    For Determination


The Homesearch allocation scheme, enables the use of Local Lettings Plans for larger developments of new affordable housing. These can be used to create balanced and sustainable communities. For allocating homes in the Maynards Terrace development a Local Lettings plan will be used as part of the allocation process, this incorporates additional lettings criteria.

Decision Maker: Director of Economy & Growth

Decision published: 13/06/2019

Effective from: 23/05/2019

Decision:

To use a Local Lettings Plan when allocating new affordable housing on a new housing development known as Maynards Terrace in Clutton.


Lead officer: Michael Chedzoy


11/06/2019 - Customer Payments & Security - approval of capital spending ref: 1259    Approved

To ensure compliance with security standards to make sure the Council can continue to receive debit and credit card payments, and to upgrade feeder systems in order to manage payments by electronic means and associated security requirements.

There was consultation with the Deputy Council Leader and Cabinet Member for Resources.

Decision Maker: Director Finance - Section 151 Officer

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 11/06/2019

Decision:

To fully approve capital amounting to £204k from the provisional capital programme item Customer Payments & Security of £204k.

Lead officer: John Hewlett


04/06/2019 - Cleveland Pools Trust - Grant Funding ref: 1258    Approved

This expenditure will be linked to the future development of the Pools by the Trust, supported by a substantial grant award from the National Heritage Lottery Fund (NHLF).

We have reviewed the NHLF submission and business case for Cleveland Pools, including review of risks and governance. We are satisfied that due diligence was carried out by NHLF who have made a grant offer of £4,693,300 which is 83% of the total eligible cost of £5.685m. The submission request includes secured funds from other sources of which B&NES is listed at £175k (£200k agreed less £25k already drawn). Of the £175k, £50k was approved previously (decision E2892) and the balance remaining to be fully approved is £125k.

The buildings are Grade ll* listed, meaning they have very high heritage significance.

Decision Maker: Director of Economy & Growth

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 04/06/2019

Decision:

To fully approve capital amounting to £125k from the provisional capital programme item: Cleveland Pools Trust.

For information, the Cabinet Member for Community Services was consulted.





Lead officer: Tony Crouch


04/06/2019 - Proposed new governance arrangements for community safety and safeguarding in B&NES ref: 1257    Approved

To agree new local governance arrangements for children and adult safeguarding and community safety, following recent legislative changes.

Decision Maker: Health and Care Board

Made at meeting: 04/06/2019 - Health and Care Board

Decision published: 04/06/2019

Effective from: 12/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED (unanimously) that the Health and Care Board:

 

1)  Noted the feedback from Avon and Somerset Constabulary Management Board;

2)  Approved the proposals in principle; and   

3)  Delegates the final approval of the detail of the new arrangements, including funding contributions, to the Corporate Director for the Council and Director of Nursing and Quality for the CCG in consultation with the relevant Cabinet portfolio holders and Board Members as well as in partnership with the police.

Lead officer: Lisa Harvey, Lesley Hutchinson


04/06/2019 - Overview of Pooled Budget Arrangements and 2019/20 Better Care Fund Financial plan ref: 1256    Approved

An update of BCF pooled arrangement performance, and review of pooled budget arrangements going forward.

Decision Maker: Health and Care Board

Made at meeting: 04/06/2019 - Health and Care Board

Decision published: 04/06/2019

Effective from: 12/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED (unanimously) that the Health and Care Board noted the contents of the report in particular the funding contributions, management and monitoring arrangements.

Lead officer: Sarah James, Andy Rothery


04/06/2019 - Recommissioning of Homecare (Independence at Home) services ref: 1255    Approved

A proposal for a framework approach to transform the care sector in B&NES, including the opportunity to take an integrated approach to homecare that supports people to live independently at home.

Decision Maker: Health and Care Board

Made at meeting: 04/06/2019 - Health and Care Board

Decision published: 04/06/2019

Effective from: 12/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED (unanimously) that the Health and Care Board agreed to:

 

1)  Ratify the proposals which were agreed by the Joint Commissioning Committee at its meeting of 25th April, 2019, and are detailed in section 2 of this report relating to:

a.  Endorsing the framework and ‘innovation contract’ approach to homecare and actions identified to progress this

b.  Interim contractual arrangements to promote continuity of service while the framework is developed

2)  Note related funding recommendations agreed to come from the integrated Better Care Fund by the Joint Commissioning Committee on 25th April 2019:

a.  An independent fair price of care analysis for homecare

b.  Specialist support to develop innovation pilots and transformation to outcomes based commissioning in homecare.

Lead officer: Vincent Edwards, Alison Enever


03/06/2019 - West of England Waste Treatment procurement outcomes - approval to award contract ref: 1254    Approved

Following a competitive procurement process under EU regulations, the West of England Waste Partnership is now in a position to award the waste treatment contract which is to come into effect 1st April 2020 when the current contract expires. Approval is now required for the contract to be awarded.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency and Neighbourhood Services

Decision published: 04/06/2019

Effective from: 03/06/2019

Decision:

The Cabinet Member agrees that:

 

The Council enter into three contracts as a party to the West of England Waste Partnership (the Partnership), for the provision of residual waste treatment from April 2020.

 

Lot 1 – Residual waste

a) A Contract with Viridor Waste Management Limited for treatment of up to 120,000 tonnes of residual waste across the partnership;

b) A Contract with SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK Limited for treatment of up to 50,000 tonnes of residual waste across the partnership; and

 

Lot 2 – Bulky Waste, a Contract with ETM Recycling Limited for treatment of up to 45,500 tonnes of bulky residual waste across the partnership.

 

Delegates Authority to the Director of Environment to negotiate and enter into all necessary legal agreement relating to the operation of the Contracts including an Inter-Authority Agreement to deal with tonnages, extensions and termination.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Alder