Decisions

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Decisions published

16/09/2020 - Urgent Decisions Taken Due to COVID-19 Pandemic ref: 695    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet notes the report.

 

 

 

 

Lead officer: Darren Cranshaw


16/09/2020 - Exclusion of Press and Public ref: 696    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (Unanimously):

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting.

 

 


16/09/2020 - Budget Monitoring 2020-21 - Quarter 1 ref: 690    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

1.    Cabinet notes and accepts the recommendations of the Scrutiny Budget and Performance Panel made at its meeting on 14 September 2020.

2.    Cabinet notes the contents of this report including the forecast £29,000 underspend in 2020/21.

3.    Cabinet approves the allocation of the £150,000 staffing savings target and the £37,000 residual shared services savings target against the £499,000 forecast staffing underspend.

4.    Cabinet approves the use of general reserves for one-off increases to the revenue budget in relation to the following items:

a)    Dial-a-ride £20,000

b)    IDOX Enterprise and Capability Review £26,000

c)    Extra Care preparatory work £50,000

5.    Cabinet approves the re-profiled budgets for the capital programme, which reflects forecasted underspend against the existing budgets, as detailed in Appendix C.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: James McNulty


16/09/2020 - McKenzie Arms Development ref: 689    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

1.    Cabinet welcomes the decision taken by Planning Committee on 27 August 2020 to approve the application for the development of 15 new homes for affordable rent of the former McKenzie arms site.

2.    Cabinet approves an increase to the capital budget from £2.217m to £2.253m to deliver the scheme and agrees to commit Section 106 commuted sums funding to cover this additional £36k forecast cost.

3.    Cabinet requests that Officers undertake an open procurement route evaluated based on cost, quality and social value for the project which allows for the new affordable housing development achieving the Passivhaus standard which represents the very highest quality in terms of environmental outcomes.

 

4.    To bring back to Cabinet a further report to approve the contractor to deliver the McKenzie Arms project.

 

5.    Cabinet requests Officers to explore Homes England funding if a new round of funding becomes available.

 

6.    Cabinet notes the advice received in relation to the Right to Buy implications and agrees to resolve the issue of a potential overage claim through the purchase of indemnity insurance if required.

 

7.    Cabinet notes the outcome of the audit in to the original purchase of the McKenzie Arms site.

 

Lead officer: Neil Anderson, Suzanne Blundell, Jonathan Noad


16/09/2020 - South Ribble Extra Care Scheme ref: 687    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

1. That Cabinet approves the recommended site West Paddock for the development of an extra care scheme.

2. That Cabinet approves the procurement of a suitable consultant team to undertake a feasibility study and develop a business case into the scope and viability of an extra care team to be built on land at West Paddock, including for financial and legal advice where required.

3. That Cabinet approves a revenue budget figure of £50,000 to allow for the initial feasibility study, business case, financial and legal advice.

4. Cabinet requests that officers work with Homes England on the funding of an Extra Care Scheme in the South Ribble Borough.

5. To bring back to Cabinet a report detailing the initial feasibility study and business case to progress an extra care scheme.

 

 

 

Lead officer: Neil Anderson, Suzanne Blundell, Jonathan Noad


16/09/2020 - South Ribble Housing Strategy and Prevention of Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy ref: 686    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet agrees:

 

1.    To note the consultation that has been undertaken on the two draft strategies, the comments and feedback received during the consultation period and the improvements made to each of the strategies based on the feedback received.

 

2.    To endorse the approval and adoption of the of each of the strategies to deliver the Council’s priorities for housing in South Ribble.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Suzanne Blundell, Suzanne Ravenscroft


16/09/2020 - Worden Park Overflow Car Park ref: 688    Recommendations Approved

Permission to award the contract and spend the capital budget for works to overflow car park at Worden Park in Leyland

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet agrees:

 

1.    That tender no.2 in Table 1 is accepted for the construction works at the overflow car park in Worden Park and the contract awarded to this bidder accordingly.

2.    That permission is granted to spend the budget of £120,000 in the capital programme for these works.

Wards affected: Broad Oak;

Lead officer: Neil Anderson, Greg Clark


16/09/2020 - Vehicle Procurement ref: 691    Recommendations Approved

Report to award tenders for a number of replacement vehicles and plant.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet agrees:

 

1.    To award the tender for vehicle specification 1 (1 No Open Back Electric Twin Split Lifts Refuse Collection Vehicle) to tenderer No.3

 

2.    To award the tender for vehicle specification 2 (1 No Open Back Trade Waste Lift Refuse Collection Vehicle) to tenderer No.6

 

3.    To award the tender for vehicle specification 3 ( 3 No Standard Twin Pack Triple Electric Split Lifts Refuse Collection Vehicle) to tenderer No.2

 

4.    To award the tender for vehicle specification 4 ( 2 No Compact Sweepers) to tenderer No.4

 

5.    To award the tender for (1 No Four Wheel Drive, Five Cylinder, Ride on Mower) to tenderer No.1

 

6.    To approve capital expenditure as detailed in paragraph 7 of the confidential report in compliance with financial regulations.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Richardson


16/09/2020 - Period 1 (April - June) Quarterly Performance Monitoring Report 2020/21 ref: 694    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

1.    That Cabinet accepts the recommendations of the Scrutiny Budget and Performance Panel made at its meeting on 14 September 2020.

2.    That Cabinet welcomes the report and thanks officers for their hard work during a challenging period. 

3.    That, following detailed consideration and comments, Cabinet notes the report.

 

 

 

 

 

Lead officer: Howard Anthony, Michael Johnson


16/09/2020 - Financial support for SERCO due to Corona Virus crisis ref: 693    For Determination

To assess what financial support should be given to support SERCO leisure during the Corona virus crisis

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet approves the recommendations detailed at paragraphs 3, 4 5 and 6 of the confidential report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Anderson


16/09/2020 - Disposal of land at Four Oaks Road, Walton Summit ref: 692    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 16/09/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet agrees the disposal of approximately 1.03 acres of land at Four Oaks Road, Walton Summit and delegates responsibility for agreeing the disposal process to the Director of Planning and Property in consultation with the Leader of the Council. 

 

 

 

Wards affected: Bamber Bridge East;

Lead officer: Peter McHugh


14/09/2020 - Revocation of TPO 1993 No 19 Rear 16-19 Drakes Hollow, Walton-le-Dale Lancashire ref: 685    Recommendations Approved

Permission sought to revoke the TPO.

Decision Maker: Director of Neighbourhoods and Development

Decision published: 14/09/2020

Effective from: 22/09/2020

Decision:

Permission granted to revoke the TPO.

Wards affected: Walton-le-Dale West;

Lead officer: Jennifer Mullin


04/09/2020 - Extension of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) ref: 682    Recommendations Approved

Permission sought to approve the consultation process for the extension of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) pursuant to the powers contained in Section 59 and 65 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 relating to the control of dogs on Council owned Open Spaces.

Decision Maker: Director of Neighbourhoods and Development

Decision published: 04/09/2020

Effective from: 12/09/2020

Decision:

Permission granted for the approval of consultation process for the Extension of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) pursuant to the powers contained in section 59 to 65 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act, relating to the control of dogs on Council owned Open Spaces.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jennifer Mullin