Decisions

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Decisions published

14/10/2020 - Urgent Decisions Taken Due to COVID-19 Pandemic ref: 709    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That the report be noted.

Lead officer: Darren Cranshaw


14/10/2020 - Corporate Performance Framework Review ref: 712    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet approves the Corporate Performance Framework as a shared policy document.

 

Lead officer: Victoria Willett


14/10/2020 - Shared Services Phase 1 Service Reviews ref: 719    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

 

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet approves recommendations 3 and 4 of the confidential report.

 

Lead officer: Victoria Willett


14/10/2020 - Options for council rebrand ref: 711    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

An update on progress with options for a new logo and brand for the authority.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

1.    That Cabinet agrees the logo options for consultationas set out in appendix A of the report; and

 

2.    That the feedback and any amendments to the logo options be brought back to Cabinet for final approval.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Daniels


14/10/2020 - Parks Capital Projects ref: 717    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Report seeking permission to spend allocated capital funds on various projects at Worden Park, Leyland and Hurst Grange Park, Penwortham.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet agrees to:

 

1.    Grant permission to spend the allocated capital budget of £10,000 for building conservation works to the icehouse front facade. 

2.    Thank the Trustees of the Worden Estate for their kind offer of funding towards the cost of a new icehouse door and their continuing interest in the park

3.    Grant permission to spend the allocated capital budget of £30,000 for the completion of the new Arboretum

4.    Grant permission to spend the allocated capital budget of £25,000 for the replacement of a drainage culvert at Hurst Grange Park, Penwortham

Wards affected: Broad Oak; Buckshaw and Worden;

Lead officer: Greg Clark


14/10/2020 - Extension of Public Space Protection Orders ref: 718    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Report to seek the extension of the existing Public Space Protection Orders relating to the control of dogs on public open space.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet delegates authority to the Director of Neighbourhoods & Development in consultation with the portfolio holder for the Environment to decide whether to renew the PSPOs listed below for a further three years, subject to consideration of the consultation responses received:

 

·         The Dog Exclusion in the Borough Council of South Ribble Public Space Protection Order 2020.

 

·         The Fouling of Land by Dogs in the Borough Council of South Ribble Public Space Protection Order 2020.

 

·         The Dogs on Leads by Direction in the Borough Council of South Ribble Public Space Protection Order 2020.

 

·         The Dogs on Leads in the Borough Council of South Ribble Public Space Protection Order 2020.

 

·         The Means to Pick Up Foul by Dogs in the Borough Council of South Ribble Public Space Protection Order 20

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


14/10/2020 - Refurbishment of Hurst Grange Park Coach House, Penwortham ref: 715    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Report seeking permission to spend the allocated capital budget and to award the building works contract for the refurbishment of Hurst Grange Park Coach House, Penwortham

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet agrees to:

 

1.    Grant permission to spend the allocated capital budget of £732,732 for the Refurbishment of Hurst Grange Coach House and the associated project activities; and

2.    To award the contract for the building works to Bidder 8 in Table 1, Appendix 1 of the report.

Wards affected: Broad Oak;

Lead officer: Greg Clark


14/10/2020 - Refurbishment of Playgrounds at Hurst Grange Park, Penwortham & Bellis Way, Walton-Le-Dale ref: 708    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Report seeking permission to spend the capital budget for Hurst Grange Park and Bellis Way Playgrounds and permission to award the contract for Hurst Grange Park Playground

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet grants permission for the following:

 

1.    To spend the allocated £225,000 capital budget for the Refurbishment of Hurst Grange Park Playground

2.    To award the contract for the refurbishment of Hurst Grange Park Playground to Bidder 1 in Table 1

3.    To spend the allocated £30,000 capital budget for the refurbishment of Bellis Way Playground, increased to a maximum of £60,000 subject to a successful external funding bid by the Friends of Bellis Way Playground. 

 

Wards affected: Broad Oak; Walton-le-Dale West;

Lead officer: Greg Clark


14/10/2020 - South Ribble Prevention Zone Framework ref: 710    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To update Cabinet on changes to the South Ribble Local Prevention Zone Framework.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet approves the South Ribble updated Local Prevention Zone Framework and notes that this is a dynamic document that will be amended on a frequent basis in line with the dynamic risk-based response.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jennifer Mullin


14/10/2020 - Volunteering Policy and Framework ref: 716    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Report on the proposed volunteer policy for South Ribble Borough Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

That Cabinet agrees:

 

1.    To approve and implement the policy for ‘Volunteering with the Council’.

2.    To approve and implement the policy for ‘Employee Volunteering’.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Howard Anthony


14/10/2020 - Proposed Leisure Facilities Strategy for South Ribble ref: 713    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To bring forward to Cabinet a draft South Ribble Leisure Facilities Strategy and future Management options for the Leisure Centres going forward

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

1.    That Cabinet welcomes and adopts the new South Ribble Leisure Facilities Strategy as set out in Appendix A to the report as a key document that will help deliver a sustainable future for public Leisure Facilities in the Borough.

 

2.    That Officers be requested to bring back to Cabinet and Council further reports outlining in detail how the new Leisure Facilities Strategy will be delivered including future management arrangements for the Leisure Centres.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Anderson, Catherine Southworth


14/10/2020 - South Ribble Playing pitch Hub ref: 714    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To bring forward the South Ribble Playing Pitch Hub to be located at Bamber Bridge Leisure Centre

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/10/2020

Effective from: 14/10/2020

Decision:

Decision made (unanimously):

 

1.    That Cabinet approves the development of the Playing Pitch Hub project to be located at Bamber Bridge Leisure Centre in line with the budget allocated within the Council’s Capital programme.

 

2.    That Cabinet approves the submission of a Football Foundation bid for the Playing Pitch Hub project in January or April 2021 with the objective of obtaining partnership funding for the project.

 

3.    That Cabinet authorises Officers to carry out an appropriate procurement exercise to seek a suitable Contractor to carry out the work of building the new Playing Pitch Hub.

 

4.    That Officers will bring back to Cabinet the final business plan for the Playing Pitch Hub project along with final costings and site plan of the proposed Playing Pitch Hub pitches.

 

5.    That Cabinet requests that Officers bring back the Sports Playing Pitch Hub project to a further Cabinet to award the construction contract in line with the procurement rules of the Authority.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Anderson, Catherine Southworth