Decisions

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Decisions published

15/09/2021 - Lichfield District Start Up Grant Scheme ref: 460    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To approve the allocation of funding to the applicants from the Lichfield District Start Up Grant Scheme’s second round to the projects detailed in Appendix 2 to the report.

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Local Plan, Parks & Leisure

Decision published: 15/09/2021

Effective from: 15/09/2021

Lead officer: Jonathan Percival


07/09/2021 - Introduction of Dual Stream Recycling in 2022 and Associated Financial Matters ref: 455    For Determination

To consider the offer made by Staffordshire County Council in connection with the move to a dual-stream collection methodology.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet

 

1.1.        Determined that the level of financial support from Staffordshire County Council as set out in Section 4 of the Cabinet report, to support the introduction of dual stream recycling, is acceptable.

 

1.2.        Approved the Joint Waste Service implement Dual Stream Recycling in Lichfield from April 2022.

 

1.3.        Delegated responsibility to the Head of Operational Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Recycling, and Tamworth Borough Council, for the implementation of dual stream recycling across both authorities in by April 2022.

 

1.4.        Recommended that Council update the Medium Term Financial Strategy based on the additional financial implications of the selected option:

 

·         Dual Stream Recycling:

 

o   To increase the revenue budget by an annual net cost of £73,000 (Full Cost £252,000 offset by SCC of £126,000 and Tamworth BC of £53,000) in 2022/23 increasing to £82,000 (Full Cost £267,000 offset by SCC of £126,000 and Tamworth BC of £59,000) in 2025/26 as detailed in the financial implications section of the Cabinet report.

o   To increase the revenue budget for a one off cost for transition of £68,000. The full cost offset by SCC of £34,000 (capped at £94,000) and Tamworth BC of £34,000 in 2022/23.

o   To include a project in the Capital Programme for Bins/Bags acquisition in 2021/22 of £229,000. This project will be funded by a contribution of £95,000 from Tamworth BC and the Council’s share of £134,000 from the waste property growth earmarked reserve.

 

·         Comingled Recycling:

 

o   To increase the revenue budget by an annual net cost of £51,000 from 2022/23 onwards as detailed in the financial implications section.

Lead officer: Ben Percival


07/09/2021 - Review of the Development Management Service Structure ref: 458    For Determination

To approve the revised structure and budget.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet

 

1.1.         Approved the proposed Development Management Service revised structure and agrees to the principle of the addition of market supplements for the senior/team leaders’ posts.

 

1.2.         Approved an increase in the Revenue Base Budget (totalling £1.13m for the period 2021/22 to 2025/26) detailed in the financial implications section.

Lead officer: Claire Billings, Craig Jordan


07/09/2021 - New Lichfield Leisure Centre Facility Mix ref: 454    For Determination

To agree the target mix of facilities to be used in the development of proposals for the new Lichfield Leisure Centre.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet

 

1.1.         Approved the proposed outline configuration of the new Lichfield Leisure Centre.

 

1.2.         Approved further development of the project, including site feasibility exploration, undertaking broad community engagement and consultation, obtaining planning permission and developing further external funding applications where opportunity permits.

 

1.3.         Delegated authority to make further amendments to the configuration and layout of the centre design to the Cabinet Member for Major Projects and the Head of Operational Services if these are essential to ensure deliverability.

Lead officer: Ben Percival


07/09/2021 - Procurement Matters Update ref: 457    For Determination

To note the report and the issues raised and approve any necessary updates to the Strategy and Action Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet

 

1.1.         Approved the updated Action Plan at Appendix A of the Cabinet report and noted the contents of this report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Clair Johnson


07/09/2021 - Declarations of Interest ref: 459    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021


07/09/2021 - Extension to the Contract for the Treatment of Garden Waste ref: 456    For Determination

Approve the proposal to extend the existing contract for the treatment of green waste for a further 3 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet

 

1.1.         Approved an extension to the existing contract for the treatment of garden waste with Greener Composting Ltd for a period of three years from 13th October 2021.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nigel Harris


07/09/2021 - Money Matters 2021/22 : Review of Financial Performance Against the Financial Strategy ref: 453    For Determination

To note the report and the issues raised on this

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 07/09/2021

Decision:

The Cabinet

 

1.1.        Noted the report and issues raised within and agreed that Leadership Team with Cabinet Members will continue to closely monitor and manage the Medium Term Financial Strategy.

 

1.2.        Recommended that Council update the Medium Term Financial Strategy to repurpose the earmarked reserves identified in the Cabinet report at paragraphs 3.10 and 3.11 of £775,923 to new earmarked reserves identified at paragraph 3.12.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Anthony Thomas


03/09/2021 - Contract for Income Management Card Handling Service ref: 451    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Memberfor Innovation & Corporate Services

Decision published: 03/09/2021

Effective from: 03/09/2021

Decision:

That a contract is entered into with GlobalPay for the delivery of the card handling services for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for 1 year.

Lead officer: Kevin Sleeman


03/09/2021 - Contract for Income Management Service ref: 452    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

The Council has an on-going requirement for income management services which it uses for payments made over the internet, by telephone and through other channels such as the Post Office and directly to our bank accounts. The current agreement with Capita via Staffordshire County Council comes to an end on 7th September 2021. Following a procurement process undertaken by Staffordshire County Council a new agreement has been offered with Capita for 5 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Memberfor Innovation & Corporate Services

Decision published: 03/09/2021

Effective from: 03/09/2021

Decision:

That a contract is entered into with Staffordshire County Council for the delivery of income management services by Capita for a period of 5 years.

Lead officer: Kevin Sleeman