Decisions

Forthcoming decisions

05/11/2019 - Housing-Related Support for Vulnerable Young People

To seek approval to commission, by means of a competitive tender process, housing-related support for vulnerable young people.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 27/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Christa Jackson

Notice of decision: 05/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - Building maintenance, small works and cleaning services for Herefordshire Council

To procure the councils building maintenance and cleaning contract through an open market tender exercise. The contract period is for a two year term from 1 September 2020 to 31 August 2022 to enable sufficient time for a service review to be completed and implemented.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Husband

Notice of decision: 05/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


01/11/2019 - Hereford City Centre Transport Package - Transport Hub & Public Realm Consultation

To approve engagement with stakeholders and public consultation on the proposed transport hub at Hereford Railway station & public realm improvements on Commercial Road, Blueschool Street and New Market Street.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 28/11/2019

Wards affected: Aylestone Hill; Central; College; Eign Hill; Widemarsh;

Lead officer: Mairead Lane

Notice of decision: 01/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/10/2019 - Children's independent visitors service

To approve a procurement exercise to identify an external provider to deliver an independent visitor service for Herefordshire’s Looked After Children.

The existing contract for the Independent Visitor service is due to end on 31st March 2020. Without a decision to re-tender these services, the Council would not be meeting its statutory duties as a corporate parent of looked after children.

 

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision due date: 25/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sandra Griffiths

Notice of decision: 30/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/10/2019 - Budget allocation of additional rural services delivery grant

To agree the approach to allocating additional budget of £275k (resulting from a one-off increased rural services delivery grant) towards additional support for local community transport initiatives and local solutions to maintain access in rural communities.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 26/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Burgess

Notice of decision: 30/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/10/2019 - Passenger Service Vehicle Accessibility Regulations (PSVAR) and implications for vacant seats scheme and supported college transport

To seek approval to cease charging for the spring academic term for home to school transport and post 16 transport on specific council provided services that are not be compliant with PSVAR from 1 January 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 12/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Houchen

Notice of decision: 30/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/10/2019 - Improvement of Children's social work practice

To agree use of earmarked reserves to fund additional staff resource and improve social work practice supporting children in need

Decision Maker: Cabinet member children and families

Decision due date: 22/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Baird

Notice of decision: 29/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/10/2019 - Approval to spend allocated funding on feasibility works on understanding housing models

Approval to spend grant allocated monies on consultancy works to gain advice on legal, tax issues, housing models and high level need.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member housing, regulatory services, and community safety

Decision due date: 31/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Hayley Crane

Notice of decision: 29/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/10/2019 - Adoption of the Lyonshall neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Lyonshall neighbourhood development plan as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire and approve the consequential updates to the countywide policies maps.

To fulfil the legal duty to make /adopt the Lyonshall neighbourhood development plan and update the countywide policies map as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member housing, regulatory services, and community safety

Decision due date: 13/01/2020

Wards affected: Arrow;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 28/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/10/2019 - Approval of continuation of annual rolling maintenance contract for Business World system

To approve the continuation of the Business World maintenance contract required for the running of the Business World system on an annual rolling basis.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance and corporate services

Decision due date: 10/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 23/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/10/2019 - Update on reducing the number of looked after children (LAC)

To provide an update concerning efforts to reduce the number of looked after children (LAC).

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 25/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Liz Elgar

Notice of decision: 23/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/10/2019 - Director of Public Health Annual Report

To inform the Health and Wellbeing Board of the publication of the independent report of the Director of Public Health.
To recommend that the Health and Wellbeing Board supports the implementation of the recommendations of the report.

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 09/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rebecca Howell-Jones

Notice of decision: 21/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/10/2019 - Draft SACRE Annual Report for the Academic Year September 2018 – July 2019

To approve the draft SACRE Annual Report for the academic year September 2018 to July 2019.

Decision Maker: Standing advisory council for religious education (SACRE)

Decision due date: 29/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 21/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/10/2019 - Guidance for the agreed syllabus conference

To consider the results of the consultation conducted with teacher in respect of the religions education syllabus optiosn and agree which option to progress.

Decision Maker: Standing advisory council for religious education (SACRE)

Decision due date: 29/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 21/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/10/2019 - Review of governance models

To agree arrangements and the timetable for undertaking review of governance models in compliance with a resolution passed by Council on 11 October 2019.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 19/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Annie Brookes

Notice of decision: 17/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/10/2019 - Procurement of Occupational Health Services for Herefordshire Council employees

To approve a procurement exercise to award a contract, for up to five years, to deliver employee Occupational Health Services on behalf of Herefordshire Council. The total contract value is estimated to be £125,000 over five years.

 

To authorise the Assistant Director for People to take all operational decisions necessary to implement the above.

Decision Maker: Chief executive

Decision due date: 19/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lorna Simpson

Notice of decision: 15/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/10/2019 - Adoption of the Whitchurch and Ganerew neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Whitchurch and Ganerew neighbourhood development plan as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire and approve the consequential updates to the countywide policies maps.

To fulfil the legal duty to make /adopt the Whitchurch and Ganerew neighbourhood development plan and update the countywide policies map as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 13/12/2019

Wards affected: Kerne Bridge;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 15/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/10/2019 - Street naming and numbering charges

To approve the introduction of an optional scheme of charges for additional street naming and numbering services.

Decision Maker: Acting Assistant Director for Technical Services

Decision due date: 13/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Natalia Thomas-Alvarez

Notice of decision: 15/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open