Decisions

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    Decisions published

    02/06/2020 - Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy ref: 278    For Determination

    Approval of the Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2019-2024.

    Decision Maker: Cabinet

    Made at meeting: 02/06/2020 - Cabinet

    Decision published: 03/06/2020

    Effective from: 02/06/2020

    Decision:

    The Cabinet

     

    1.1       Approved and recommended to Council the approval of the Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2019-2024 as attached at Appendix 1 of the Cabinet Report and the accompanying Annexes.

     

    1.2       Delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing in conjunction with the Head of Regulatory Services, Housing and Wellbeing to amend the strategy and action plan after the year one review to assess the implications of the Covid 19 pandemic and any emerging challenges.

     

    1.3       Approved and recommended to Council the approval of the new policy of earmarking future Right to Buy receipts towards capital investment to support delivery of the Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy.

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Gareth Davies, Lucy Robinson


    02/06/2020 - Money Matters 2019/20 : Review of Financial Performance against the Financial Strategy ref: 277    For Determination

    To note the report and the issues raised on this.

    To approve the proposed interim and long term procurement support arrangements.

    Decision Maker: Cabinet

    Made at meeting: 02/06/2020 - Cabinet

    Decision published: 03/06/2020

    Effective from: 02/06/2020

    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       Noted the transfers to earmarked reserves and general and earmarked reserves at 31 March 2020.

     

    1.3       Noted that in terms of the financial impact of COVID-19, there was a relatively limited impact in 2019/20 with a projected higher financial impact in 2020/21 and potentially beyond.

     

    1.4       Approved £13,454,000 of Capital Programme slippage related to 2019/20 being added to the Approved Budget in 2020/21 as outlined at Appendix E of the Cabinet report.

     

    1.5       Noted the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) financial year report which is in accordance with Regulation 62 of The Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended).

     

    1.6       Approved a delegation to the Cabinet Member for Finance and Procurement to agree the preferred option and the legal arrangements for the Financial Information System in line with the approved budget.

     

    1.7       Endorsed the 3 month extension of the arrangement for the Interim Procurement Manager at a cost of £29,000 (a total cost £102,000) and noted the outcome from the options appraisal in relation to future procurement support.

     

    1.8       Recommended that Council approve the actual 2019/20 Prudential Indicators contained within the report.

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Anthony Thomas


    08/06/2020 - Discretionary Grant Fund ref: 279    For Determination

    1.1       The government is providing financial support for small and micro businesses that were not eligible for assistance in the Small Business Grant Fund or the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Grant Fund.  The businesses that were eligible for support from these funds were those that paid business rates.

     

    1.2       This additional support will be made via a Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund.

     

    1.3       Local Authorities (LA) have been given a fixed grant to distribute to eligible businesses under a local scheme. 

     

    1.4       Local Authorities must set out clear criteria for determining the appropriate level of grant, to give businesses clarity and support businesses that are unable to access other grant funding.

     

    Full details are set out in the Cabinet Member report below

     

    Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Decisions

    Decision published: 02/06/2020

    Effective from: 08/06/2020

    Decision:

    1.1       That the Discretionary Grant Fund policy be approved.

     

    1.2       That the Cabinet Members for Investment, Economic Growth & Tourism and Customer Services and Innovation, and the Head of Customer Services, Revenues and Benefits review and broaden the scope of the policy if appropriate.

     

    Wards affected: (All Wards);


    29/05/2020 - Decision Statement regarding Burntwood Neighbourhood Plan proceeding to Referendum ref: 276    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

    To progress the Burntwood Neighbourhood Plan to referendum stage and agree to proposed modifications where appropriate as set out within the Decision Statement.

    Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Visitor Economy & Local Plan

    Decision published: 01/06/2020

    Effective from:

    Decision:

    The Cabinet Member for Investment, Economic Growth and Tourism:

     

    1.1       Agreed to the making of modifications as set out in the ‘Decision Statement regarding Burntwood Neighbourhood Plan proceeding to referendum’ hereby referred to as the Decision Statement. This will enable the Plan to proceed to the referendum stage.

     

    1.2       Approved the publication of the Decision Statement for the Burntwood Neighbourhood Plan.

     

    Lead officer: Patrick Jervis


     

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