Forthcoming decisions

Forthcoming decisions

27/05/2020 - Orleton CE Primary School: new permanent build accommodation

To authorise the replacement of a double mobile with permanent accommodation at Orleton CE Primary school.
Orleton CE Primary School is rated as good by Ofsted and has been consistently admitting children up to its planned admission number.
Funding has been identified within the council's capital programme to enable the replacement of mobile accommodation with permanent build. The scheme will provide replacement accommodation for two classrooms with associated support spaces.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Decision due date: 31/07/2020

Wards affected: Bircher;

Lead officer: Karen Knight, Quentin Mee

Notice of decision: 27/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/05/2020 - John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form: new permanent accommodation

To approve a new permanent building at John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre to accommodate additional pupils admitted from September 2021 in response to rising numbers in Ross on Wye and to meet parental preference, and to agree the procurement approach to deliver the required works.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Decision due date: 31/07/2020

Wards affected: Ross North;

Lead officer: Karen Knight, Quentin Mee

Notice of decision: 26/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/05/2020 - Progress report on 2019/20 internal audit plan

To update members on the progress of internal audit work and to bring to their attention any key internal control issues arising from work recently completed. To enable the committee to monitor performance of the internal audit team against the approved plan.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 16/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Lovegrove

Notice of decision: 26/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/05/2020 - Confidential reporting code (Whistleblowing)

To review and agree changes to the council’s whistleblowing policy

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 16/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Ward

Notice of decision: 19/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/05/2020 - Climate Emergency Review

To consider the Task and Finish Group’s report on aspects of the climate emergency

Decision Maker: General scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 28/09/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Vaughan

Notice of decision: 18/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/05/2020 - Better Care Fund Quarter 4 report 2019/2020

To review the better care fund 2019/2020 quarter four national performance and end of year feedback, as per the requirements of the programme.

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 06/07/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Smith

Notice of decision: 15/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/05/2020 - End of 2019/20 corporate budget and performance report

To review performance for 2019/20 and the budget outturn for the year.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Harris

Notice of decision: 12/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/05/2020 - Tracking of audit recommendations

To review the progress of audit recommendations implementation.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 16/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Harris

Notice of decision: 12/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/05/2020 - Corporate risk register

To consider the status of the council’s corporate risk register in order to monitor the effectiveness
of risk management within the Performance, Risk and Opportunity Management framework.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 16/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Harris

Notice of decision: 12/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/05/2020 - Review of peer on peer abuse cases

To provide the outcome of the review (including lessons learned) into cases of peer on peer abuse referred to the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 02/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ceri Morgan

Notice of decision: 12/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/05/2020 - Review of performance and progress against the Safeguarding and Family Support improvement plan 2019/2020

To review progress against the Safeguarding and Family Support improvement plan 2019/2020 produced in response to Ofsted Inspection of Local Authority Children's Services (ILACS) inspection judgement of June 2018 and subsequent focused visits carried out in 2019.

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 02/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Liz Elgar

Notice of decision: 11/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/05/2020 - Heritage Action Zone - Leominster

To approve expenditure and deliver activities as detailed in the Leominster Heritage Action Zone Delivery Plan.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/07/2020

Wards affected: Leominster East; Leominster North & Rural; Leominster South; Leominster West;

Lead officer: Nadine Kinsey

Notice of decision: 07/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/04/2020 - To approve a decision to spend £5.432m of LEP funding that was allocated to further develop the Hereford Enterprise Zone

The council have secured £5.432m of LEP funding to further develop the Herefordshire Enterprise Zone. The funding will be allocated in addition to the £16m of capital funding already in the approved capital programme and shown as a separate project on the capital programme. The funding will enable the council to further develop infrastructure work to prepare plots for development/sale in the North Magazine of Skylon Park. Included in this will be funds for Active Travel Measures, which will look at developing alternative ways of accessing the area via cycling and walking, and the purchase of an electric bus to enhance the bus service to the wider Rotherwas industrial estate.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/06/2020

Wards affected: Dinedor Hill;

Lead officer: Neil Batt

Notice of decision: 23/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/04/2020 - Integrated Wetlands

To approve the design, procurement and management arrangements for the development of up to 6 new integrated wetland sites.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 01/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ben Boswell

Notice of decision: 23/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/04/2020 - Flood Damage Repair Work

To request capital funding to enable flood damage repair works.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/07/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mairead Lane

Notice of decision: 16/04/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
As government has not confirmed that Bellwin funds will be available to deliver this important flood damage repair work this decision is needed to enable works to continue.

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/04/2020 - Child Exploitation Task and Finish Group - Outcomes and Recommendations

To report the outcomes and recommendations of the child exploitation task and finish group to the children and young people scrutiny committee. The committee will consider and approve the outcomes from the task and finish group and decide if the recommendations should be reported to cabinet

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 02/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 14/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/04/2020 - Revised capital budget for Ross Enterprise Park - Phase 1 Development Project

To request a revised capital budget for Ross Enterprise Park – Phase 1 Development Project, increasing the approved capital budget allocation from £7.07m to £11.57m.

The project has completed the detailed design stage and a detailed cost plan based on sub-contractors' tenders has been produced by the principal contractor confirming that scheme costs exceed the budget approved by Full Council in February 2018. The decision paper requests a revised capital programme budget allocation, and approval of development arrangements of the first phase of employment land at Ross Enterprise Park. This is to reflect the increase in scheme costs from £7.07m to £11.57m and to reflect the offer of a £4.5m LEP grant towards the scheme. The scheme aims to release 8.5 acres of serviced employment land and create up to 250 jobs.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/06/2020

Wards affected: Ross East;

Lead officer: Joni Hughes, Gavin Stephens

Notice of decision: 06/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/04/2020 - Hoople Service Level Agreement 2020/21

To approve the Hoople service level agreement with Hoople for 2020/2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance and corporate services

Decision due date: 18/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Clive Hall

Notice of decision: 06/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/04/2020 - Building maintenance and cleaning contract

To consider and approve an extension to the term of the existing service provision carried out by Balfour Beatty Living Places for building maintenance and cleaning of council property for a period of 12 months through a direct award of contract tender.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Decision due date: 02/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Husband, James.Hughes, GianCarlo Paganuzzi

Notice of decision: 03/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/03/2020 - Appointments to Council committees and outside bodies

To make appointments to the committees of the Council and outside bodies in line with the rules of political proportionality.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 11/09/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 30/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/03/2020 - West Midlands Combined Authority

To seek approval to withdraw as an observer from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and to stop paying the £25k membership fee starting this financial year 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member corporate strategy and budget

Decision due date: 12/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Vinia Abesamis

Notice of decision: 25/03/2020

Reason for urgency:
A decision is required in advance of the next annual payment becoming due.

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/03/2020 - Estate Asset Strategy 2020-2024

To approve the Estate Asset Strategy 2020-2024 and the Corporate Asset Management Plan which support and enables the implementation of the council’s County Plan and strategic objectives. The Estate Asset Strategy 2020-24 will guide the management of the council’s estate over the next four years and sets the parameters and processes to be followed in respect of all aspects of estate asset management including the acquisition, disposal, community asset transfer, maintenance, tenure, performance measurement and the review of estate assets.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Husband

Notice of decision: 13/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/03/2020 - Capital Investment in Infrastructure 2020/21 Public Realm Annual Plan

To approve a capital investment of £4 million in the highways infrastructure for 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 03/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bruce Evans

Notice of decision: 12/03/2020


11/03/2020 - Herefordshire Market Position Statement 2020-2025 for Adults and Communities

To approve the Herefordshire Market Position Statement 2020-2025 for Adults and Communities.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/10/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Laura Tyler

Notice of decision: 11/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/03/2020 - Adoption of the Bredenbury and District Group neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Bredenbury and District Group 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 Bredenbury and District Group 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: 06/05/2021

Wards affected: Hampton;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 10/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/03/2020 - Adoption of the Titley and District Group neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Titley and District Group 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 Titley and District Group 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: 06/05/2021

Wards affected: Arrow;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 10/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/03/2020 - NMiTE progress report

To update members on the progress of internal audit work and to bring to their attention any key internal control issues arising from work recently completed. To enable the committee to monitor performance of the internal audit team against the approved plan.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 05/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Lovegrove

Notice of decision: 06/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/03/2020 - Adoption of the Ross on Wye neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Ross on Wye 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 Ross on Wye 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: 06/05/2021

Wards affected: Ross East; Ross North; Ross West;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 06/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/03/2020 - Health and wellbeing board review and suggested amendments to the constitution

To consider the suggested amendments to the council’s constitution proposed by the health and wellbeing board for recommendation to Council.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 16/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ben Baugh

Notice of decision: 05/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/03/2020 - Internal Audit Plan 2020-21 and Internal Audit Charter

To be assured that the level and range of activity within the proposed annual internal audit plan is sufficient to provide assurance over the council’s corporate governance arrangements and provides appropriate coverage of key business objectives, associated risks, and risk management processes.

To approve the internal audit charter for the period 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 05/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Lovegrove

Notice of decision: 04/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/03/2020 - External audit progress update

To provide the committee with a progress update of the work being undertaken by the external auditor, Grant Thornton.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 05/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 04/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/03/2020 - Progress report on 2019/20 internal audit plan

To update members on the progress of internal audit work and to bring to their attention any key internal control issues arising from work recently completed. To enable the committee to monitor performance of the internal audit team against the approved plan

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 16/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Lovegrove

Notice of decision: 03/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/02/2020 - Recommendation of the agreed syllabus

To recommend to the local authority an agreed Religious Education syllabus for Herefordshire.

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

Decision due date: 13/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 28/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/02/2020 - SACRE Budget 2020/21

To note the budget for SACRE for 2020/21.

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

Decision due date: 13/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans, Alison Naylor

Notice of decision: 28/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/02/2020 - Remuneration of Independent Persons for Standards

To consider whether the independent persons for standards should be paid an allowance for undertaking this work.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 05/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Ward

Notice of decision: 26/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/02/2020 - Re-thinking Governance Working Group - Progress update

To update the committee on the work of the re-thinking governance working group.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 25/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Ward

Notice of decision: 26/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/02/2020 - Carbon Management Plan 2020/21 - 2025/26

To approve the Carbon Management Plan 2020/21 - 2025/26.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 28/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ben Boswell, Geoff Perrott

Notice of decision: 12/03/2020

Reason for urgency:
In response to the climate emergency declaration - a new carbon management plan would be published in April 2020.

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/02/2020 - Sustainable food county

To approve an implementation plan to become a sustainable food county.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 24/09/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kristan Pritchard

Notice of decision: 19/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/02/2020 - Review of performance and progress against the Safeguarding and Family Support improvement plan 2019/20

To review progress against the Safeguarding and Family Support division improvement plan 2019 / 2020 produced in response to the Ofsted Inspection of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS) inspection judgement of June 2018 and the subsequent focused visits carried out in 2019.

To include an update on work with West Mercia Police regarding referrals to the Multi-agency safeguarding hub.

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 16/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Liz Elgar

Notice of decision: 11/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/02/2020 - Draft Annual Governance Statement 2019/20

To seek the views of the committee as to whether the draft annual governance statement 2019/20 properly reflects the risk environment the council is operating in and the appropriateness of any actions required to improve it.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 22/09/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Lovegrove

Notice of decision: 04/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/02/2020 - Herefordshire and Worcestershire Integrated Care System (ICS) outcomes framework

To consider the proposed approach and the draft ICS system level outcomes framework for Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 20/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ben Baugh

Notice of decision: 03/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/01/2020 - Health Protection Annual Report (2018)

To be informed of local health protection activity and performance

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 20/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sophie Hay

Notice of decision: 30/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/01/2020 - Electric Vehicle Charge Point Concession Contract

To approve the development and procurement of a concession contract to secure a delivery partner to operate and expand the countywide electric vehicle charging network.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 16/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Laura Blackwell

Notice of decision: 30/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/01/2020 - Procedure for dealing with questions at Scrutiny Committees and Cabinet

To approve the recommendation of the audit and governance committee to amend the procedure in connection with questions to scrutiny committees and cabinet contained within the Constitution.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 14/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Ward

Notice of decision: 30/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/01/2020 - Peterchurch primary school rebuild

To agree a strategy and procurement approach for the rebuilding of Peterchurch primary school

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/07/2020

Wards affected: Golden Valley North;

Lead officer: Quentin Mee

Notice of decision: 28/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/01/2020 - Future refugee resettlement

To approve an approach to the future resettlement of refugees in Herefordshire.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 28/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Whiles

Notice of decision: 27/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/01/2020 - Council tax setting

To set the council tax and precepts for 2020/21.
As the billing authority this report will seek approval for the council tax amounts for each category of
dwelling in Herefordshire including precepts from West Mercia Police, Hereford and Worcester
Fire Authority and Herefordshire parish councils for the financial year 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 06/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 27/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/01/2020 - Health and Wellbeing Board Review and Future Working

To approve the outcomes of the health and wellbeing board review and to consider future working arrangements including membership, the vision, priorities and cross-cutting themes.  Any consequential changes to the council’s constitution will be reported to the audit and governance committee for it to consider prior to any recommendations being made to Council.

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Pitt

Notice of decision: 23/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/01/2020 - Updates to the Herefordshire Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE) constitution

To consider and approve changes to the SACRE constitution.

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

Decision due date: 13/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 23/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/01/2020 - Performance Management Framework

To agree the councils approach to performance management; this includes the approaches for monitoring performance, risk management and business planning.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 24/09/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Harris

Notice of decision: 20/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/01/2020 - Delivery Plan 2020/21

To approve the delivery plan for 2020/21, setting out how outcomes identified in the corporate plan will be delivered

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 24/09/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Harris

Notice of decision: 20/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/01/2020 - Councillors’ allowance scheme and link to the National Joint Council (NJC) index

To approve the extension of the link to the National Joint Council (NJC) pay award until May 2021 in relation to the basic allowance and special responsibility allowances received by councillors. Details of the current allowances are set out in the Councillors’ Allowance Scheme.


Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 14/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Ward

Notice of decision: 08/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/01/2020 - Talk Community Strategic Approach

To approve the Talk Community strategic approach and its implementation, including the development and delivery of a comprehensive Talk Community programme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/07/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ewen Archibald

Notice of decision: 07/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/01/2020 - School Examination Performance 2019

To consider school performance for summer 2019 and the effectiveness of the Herefordshire school improvement strategy and framework in improving outcomes for Herefordshire's children and young people.

To enable the committee to scrutinise pupil and school performance in Herefordshire as assessed in 2019.

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 16/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alison Naylor

Notice of decision: 06/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/12/2019 - Corporate plan 2020-24

To agree proposals for the council's corporate plan 2020-24 for recommendation to council.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 14/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Harris

Notice of decision: 19/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/12/2019 - Pay Policy Statement

To approve the 2020 pay policy statement for publication.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 14/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tracey Sampson

Notice of decision: 18/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/12/2019 - Better Care Fund Quarter 2 and Quarter 3 report 2019/20

To review the better care fund 2019/20 quarter two and quarter three national performance reports, as per the requirements of the programme.

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 10/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Pitt

Notice of decision: 17/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/12/2019 - Housing Supplementary Planning Document

To agree that the document can go out for consultation with a view to final adoption.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 05/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tina Wood

Notice of decision: 13/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/12/2019 - Review of budget and corporate plan proposals for 2020/21 relating to the remit of the adults and wellbeing scrutiny committee

To seek the views of the committee on the draft medium term financial strategy (MTFS) 2017-21, the budget proposals for 2020-21 relating to Adults and Communities and the corporate plan.

Decision Maker: Adults and wellbeing scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 13/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 09/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/12/2019 - Review of budget and corporate plan proposals for 2020/21 relating to the remit of the Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee

To seek the views of the committee on the draft medium term financial strategy (MTFS) 2017-21, the budget proposals for 2020-21 relating to Children and Families and the corporate plan.

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 14/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 09/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/12/2019 - Introduction of leave trading

To approve the introduction of an annual leave trading scheme for Herefordshire Council employees. The scheme would be piloted during the 2020 annual leave year and would initially allow employees to request to purchase up to 3 days’ additional leave (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to their line manager’s approval.

 

The annual leave trading scheme would positively contribute to the council’s employee wellbeing offer and help to support employee recruitment and retention, through enhancing the council’s employer brand and position within the current job market.

Decision Maker: Chief executive

Decision due date: 30/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lorna Simpson

Notice of decision: 09/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/12/2019 - 2020/21 children and families budget proposals

To review the 2020/21 children and families budget proposals

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 25/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 06/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/12/2019 - Spotlight Review – Peer on peer abuse in schools – background and programme

To provide background to the spotlight review and a programme containing details of the order of business and the presentations to be delivered on the day.

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 14/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 06/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/11/2019 - Equality Policy 2020-2023

To approve the draft equality policy 2020-2023, including the proposed equality objectives.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance and corporate services

Decision due date: 30/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Harriet Yellin

Notice of decision: 28/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/11/2019 - Extension of ERDF Sustainable Energy in Public Buildings programme

To authorise acceptance of the offer of further funding from the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) capital and revenue to the council, in order to administer the sustainable energy in public buildings project covering the Marches local enterprise partnership (LEP) area on behalf of Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin councils.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member environment, economy and skills

Decision due date: 12/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Locking

Notice of decision: 28/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/11/2019 - Supported Accommodation for Care Leavers - development of a local framework

To approve the development of a local framework for supported accommodation for care leavers

Decision Maker: Cabinet member children and families

Decision due date: 01/07/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ewen Archibald

Notice of decision: 27/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/11/2019 - Herefordshire Multi- Agency Protocol for Children and Young People with Disabilities and Complex Needs - Preparing for Adulthood

To approve the Herefordshire Multi-Agency Protocol for Children and Young People with Disabilities and Complex Needs.  

 

The protocol is designed with young people at the centre and has been developed to support and improve the preparing for adulthood transition process by ensuring we are all working together for the benefit of young people, their parents and carers.

The protocol aims to outline the preparing for adulthood pathway and ensure everyone involved understands the specific roles and responsibilities of all the key agencies, so that they can work together effectively to support the young person.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alexia Heath

Notice of decision: 27/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/11/2019 - 2020/21 Council Tax Reduction Scheme

To approve the continuation of the 2019/20 local council tax reduction scheme (CTR) for 2020/21. The current scheme was initially approved by Council on 18 December 2015.

It is a legal requirement to annually review the council’s council tax reduction scheme and the decision is reserved to full Council. The current scheme has been reviewed and there is no evidence to support a change at this time.


Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 14/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 14/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/11/2019 - Setting the 2020/21 budget and updating the medium term financial strategy and treasury management strategy

To agree the draft 2020/21 budget and associated medium term financial strategy and treasury management strategy.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 14/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 14/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/11/2019 - Capital Programme 2020/21 onwards and Capital Strategy

To approve the capital investment budget and capital strategy for 2020/21 onwards, as recommended by Cabinet.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 14/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Karen Morris

Notice of decision: 13/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


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: 28/05/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Christa Jackson

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: 09/06/2020

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

Lead officer: Mairead Lane

Notice of decision: 01/11/2019

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


07/10/2019 - One Hereford and Integration Briefing

To provide an updated overview of the Sustainability and Transformation Programme (STP), One Herefordshire and Integration agenda for health and social care. The report and presentation seeks the views of the scrutiny committee on the programmes and the role of the committee on the future of these programmes.

Decision Maker: Adults and wellbeing scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 18/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Pitt

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/09/2019 - Young Carers Support Service

To provide an overview of the young carers support service for Herefordshire following its implementation in April 2018.

To allow scrutiny to consider and make any recommendations to the executive to drive any improvements forward.

The service is currently delivered based upon the delivery of the young carers specification that has derived from the Joint Carers Strategy 2017- 2021

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 14/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nicola Turvey

Notice of decision: 23/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/09/2019 - Appointments to Council Committees and Outside Bodies

To make appointments to the committees of the Council and outside bodies in line with the rules of political proportionality.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 11/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 11/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/08/2019 - Work programme 2019 - 2020

To review the committee’s work programme 2019/20, note the executive responses to task and finish groups undertaken in 2018/19 and agree terms of reference for proposed task and finish groups.

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 16/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 19/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/08/2019 - Leader's report to Council

To provide an update on the work of the Cabinet since the meeting of Council held on 12 July 2019.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 11/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Annie Brookes

Notice of decision: 13/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/08/2019 - Review of performance and progress against the Safeguarding and Family Support improvement plan 2019 / 2020

To review progress against the improvement plan produced in response to the Ofsted Inspection of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS) inspection judgement of June 2018 and the subsequent Safeguarding and Family Support division improvement plan 2019 / 2020.

The Ofsted improvement plan 2018 / 2019 was updated to the end of March 2019 at which time the process was reviewed in order to move improvement planning into the service areas for 2019-2020; the individual service plans are being reviewed and monitored through a monthly cycle with a clear indication of progress and areas of challenge.

An overall improvement plan for Safeguarding and Family Support 2019 / 2020 has been developed incorporating the outstanding actions from the Ofsted improvement plan to ensure that the continued focus on improvement is driven forward.

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 16/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Liz Elgar

Notice of decision: 09/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/07/2019 - Development and regeneration programme Edgar Street stadium stage 1 approval

To approve the Stage 1 submission of the refurbishment of Edgar Street stadium and authorise progression to stage 2

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/07/2020

Wards affected: Widemarsh;

Lead officer: Robert Ewing

Notice of decision: 03/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/07/2019 - Housing Strategy 2020-2025

To approve the strategy which sets out objectives, targets and policies on how the authority intends to manage and deliver its strategic housing role.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 17/12/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Trea Connon

Notice of decision: 05/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


24/06/2019 - Network Management Plan 2019/2034

To update plan, review and analysis and incorporate new legislations and procedures.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 10/07/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bruce Evans

Notice of decision: 24/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


24/06/2019 - Highways Maintenance Plan 2020

To update the original plan, incorporating updates in legislation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 03/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bruce Evans

Notice of decision: 21/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/06/2019 - The future of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire NHS Clinical Commission Groups (CCG) consultation.

To consider the proposals, by Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG to merge the existing four NHS CCGs (in Herefordshire, Redditch and Bromsgrove, South Worcestershire and Wyre Forest) to form a single CCG footprint for the whole of Herefordshire and Worcestershire by April 2021, with the (preferred) option to undertake this change earlier, by April 2020

Decision Maker: Adults and wellbeing scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 24/06/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Coleman

Notice of decision: 14/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/05/2019 - One Herefordshire and Integration Briefing

To provide a an overview and briefing on the Sustainable Transformation Programme (STP), One Herefordshire and Integration agenda.

Decision Maker: Adults and wellbeing scrutiny committee

Decision due date: 24/06/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Pitt

Notice of decision: 29/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/04/2019 - 2019/20 external audit fee

To update the committee on the external audit fee for 2019/20

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 30/07/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 16/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/03/2019 - Better care fund quarter 4 report 2018/19

To review the Better care fund (BCF) 18/19 quarter 4 performance report

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 08/07/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Pitt

Notice of decision: 26/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/03/2019 - Updates to anti-fraud, bribery, corruption and anti-money laundering policies

The audit and governance committee approve updates to the anti-fraud, bribery and corruption policy and anti-money laundering policy.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 19/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 26/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/06/2018 - Workforce and OD Strategy

The workforce and organisation development strategy outlines the work we will do over the next two years to support the delivery of the corporate plan by how we recruit, manage, develop, reward and engage our employees. Cabinet are asked for their views on this strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance and corporate services

Decision due date: 01/06/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tracey Sampson

Notice of decision: 06/06/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/03/2018 - Hereford Area Plan Draft including Preferred Options

The purpose of this report is to present to the committee the draft Hereford Area Plan (HAP) including preferred options. The council is required to produce a HAP as part of the Herefordshire Local Plan, and this forms part of the council’s budget and policy framework. The budget and policy framework rules require that committee work programmes include any such plan, strategy or budget to enable scrutiny members to inform and support the programme for adoption, including providing constructive challenge to the responsible cabinet member on policy proposals and exploring options for future policy development.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 11/09/2020

Wards affected: Belmont Rural; Central; Holmer;

Lead officer: Susannah Gilson

Notice of decision: 07/03/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open