Decisions

Decisions

25/05/2017 - Enterprise Zone capital interventions phase 3 ref: 4601    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To agree the next phase of capital interventions to make zone land ready for investment.

 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet member corporate strategy and budget

Decision published: 25/05/2017

Effective from: 02/06/2017

Decision:

THAT

(a)   funding from the EZ capital budget be invested on infrastructure at the Hereford enterprise zone as follows:

 

Deliver a ground raising solution to make plots on N4, 10, 11, 16-22, C1 and C22 meet the flood level requirements utilising spoil from the North Magazine

(£900k)

Deliver a Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS) solution for the whole of the South Magazine to replace the current inadequate provision

(£800k)

Deliver a controlled access route from the South Magazine to the relief road

(£200k)

Deliver a separate cycle and walk way down the Straight Mile

(£600k)

Road access extension to open up plot N4 and install park and choose provision

(£500k)

Utilities investment

(£500k)

Groundworks

(£300k)

General plot works

(£200k)

(b)   Economic development manager be authorised to take all necessary operational decisions to implement the above projects.

 

 

Wards affected: Dinedor Hill;


25/05/2017 - Delivery of the reablement service ref: 4609    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To approve the redesign and implementation of a community reablement service in Herefordshire.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet member health and wellbeing

Decision published: 25/05/2017

Effective from: 02/06/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)         approval is given to award a contract for a community reablement service to Hoople Limited with management support from the council from 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2019;

(b)         authority is delegated to the director for adults and wellbeing to approve the final service delivery model and its implementation from 1 August 2017 with an annual full year value of £420,000; and

(c)         authority is delegated to the assistant director for environment and place to amend the existing service level agreement with Hoople Limited to include delivery of a reablement service.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Pitt


24/05/2017 - Terms of the BT delivery close down ref: 4614    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To agree terms of close down of the fibre broadband delivery with BT (as part of phase one of Borders Broadband project - referred to as Fastershire).

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet member economy and corporate services

Decision published: 24/05/2017

Effective from: 01/06/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)          the delivery element of the Borders Broadband contract with BT be closed subject to a deed of variation being agreed with the following terms:

·     Achievement of contracted delivery for phase one is based on required premises being fully evidenced as Passed Premise with the ability to access a 30Mbps service based on the output of the wholesale line checker as of 31 May 2017;

·     That a compensation sum is calculated on the basis of £2,400 for each premise not achieving  Passed Premise status as part of the target delivery;

·     That any compensation sum is retained from any future eligible claim and if required charged to BT where the residual contract payments are less than the compensation sum due;

·     That BT’s obligation to deliver universal service commitment (USC) under the contract is removed and 50% of Herefordshire’s M1b budget is reallocated to Herefordshire’s M1a budgets subject to evidence of under 30Mbps premises being reached and costs incurred;

(b)         subject to recommendation (a) being implemented, a reinvestment fund be established under the control of the partner councils (for which Herefordshire Council will act as accountable body) to hold any excess profits generated by BT to be used to fund additional network deployment during a period of 7 years after final payment for phase 1;

(c)          in the event that the deed of variation referenced in recommendation (a) is not accepted by BT, BT be issued with a termination notice based on the contracted delivery as of 31 December 2016 based on evidence provided; and

the assistant director communities be authorised to take all operational decisions necessary to effect the above recommendations.

Lead officer: Natalia Silver


23/05/2017 - YOUTH JUSTICE PLAN 2017-18

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/09/2017

Notice of decision: 23/05/2017


23/05/2017 - CORPORATE PARENTING STRATEGY 2017-2020

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 20/07/2017

Notice of decision: 23/05/2017


22/05/2017 - Carers Hub and carers health and wellbeing services ref: 4595    Recommendations Approved

To ensure the sustainability of services for carers during 2017/18, in the context of significant funding reductions, prior to the implementation of a new carers strategy, by making a reduction in funding to the carers health and wellbeing service via a contract variation, and awarding a direct contract for the delivery of the carers hub service.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member health and wellbeing

Decision published: 22/05/2017

Effective from: 22/05/2017

Decision:

THAT:

           

(a)        a contract is awarded to Herefordshire Carers Support (HCS) to provide a hub based support service to carers for a 12 month period from 1 April 2017, with a maximum value of £160k;

(b)        a variation in the current contract with Crossroads Care is approved so as to terminate the contract early on 31 March 2018, and to reduce the contract value for 2017/18 to £223k. This variation has been agreed by Crossroads Care;

(c)        an exemption to paragraph 4.6.13.2 of the council’s contract procedure rules shall be granted to enable the direct award of the hub based support service.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Laura Ferguson


22/05/2017 - Test purposes only 2_22-May-17 ref: 4616    Recommendations Approved

Test (purpose)

Decision Maker: Officer decision - economy, communities and corporate

Decision published: 22/05/2017

Effective from: 22/05/2017

Decision:

Test (decision)

Wards affected: Arrow;

Lead officer: Ben Baugh


18/05/2017 - MERGER OF HEREFORDSHIRE HOUSING LTD AND SHROPSHIRE HOUSING GROUP

Decision Maker: Cabinet member health and wellbeing

Decision due date: 30/06/2017

Notice of decision: 18/05/2017


17/05/2017 - Model Farm planning application and feasibility work ref: 4611    Recommendations Approved

Seek approval to commission external support to submit a new planning application for the Model Farm Enterprise Park and work to identify the key constraints to development in the council’s land holdings that surround Model Farm.

Decision Maker: Officer decision - economy, communities and corporate

Decision published: 18/05/2017

Effective from: 17/05/2017

Decision:

THAT:

A planning application for the Model Farm Enterprise Park is commissioned along with feasibility work to identify the best use of the council’s assets east of Ross on Wye, at a cost of no more than £120k

 

 

 

Wards affected: Penyard; Ross East;


17/05/2017 - Appointment of property consultants from Crown Commercial Services Estates Professional Services framework contract ref: 4610    Recommendations Approved

To approve the direct award of consultants Montagu Evans from the Crown Commercial Services Estates Professional Services framework contract to provide advice to the council in relation to strategic property asset. 

 

Decision Maker: Officer decision - economy, communities and corporate

Decision published: 18/05/2017

Effective from: 17/05/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)       Montagu Evans be appointed from the Crown Commercial Services Estates Professional Services framework to provide advice on a potential strategic property asset at a cost of not more than £20k.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


17/05/2017 - 163658 - LAND ADJACENT TO CUCKHORN FARM, STOKE LACY, HEREFORD ref: 4608    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning and regulatory committee

Made at meeting: 17/05/2017 - Planning and regulatory committee

Decision published: 17/05/2017

Effective from: 17/05/2017

Decision:

The application was approved contrary to the case officer’s recommendation.

Wards affected: Three Crosses;


17/05/2017 - 162900 - TOGPEN, WILLEY LANE, LOWER WILLEY, PRESTEIGNE, LD8 2LU ref: 4607    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning and regulatory committee

Made at meeting: 17/05/2017 - Planning and regulatory committee

Decision published: 17/05/2017

Effective from: 17/05/2017

Decision:

The application was refused contrary to the case officer’s recommendation.

Wards affected: Mortimer;


17/05/2017 - 163707 - LAND OPPOSITE MILL HOUSE FARM, FOWNHOPE, HEREFORDSHIRE ref: 4606    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning and regulatory committee

Made at meeting: 17/05/2017 - Planning and regulatory committee

Decision published: 17/05/2017

Effective from: 17/05/2017

Decision:

The application was approved in accordance with the Case Officer’s recommendation, with an additional condition.

Wards affected: Backbury;


17/05/2017 - 16-19 LOCAL AUTHORITY COMMISSIONED SPECIAL SCHOOL

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/06/2017

Notice of decision: 17/05/2017


17/05/2017 - Herefordshire intensive placement support service (HIPSS) and therapeutic intervention support service (TISS) ref: 4603    Recommendations Approved

To determine whether to exercise the option to renew the contract for the Herefordshire Intensive Placement Support Service (HIPSS) and Therapeutic Intervention Support Service (TISS) from 1st September 2017 to 31st March 2018. 

 

Decision Maker: Officer decision - children's wellbeing

Decision published: 17/05/2017

Effective from: 17/05/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)        The contractual option is implemented to renew the existing contract for HIPSS/TISS (Herefordshire Intensive Placement Support Service and Therapeutic Intervention Support Service) for 7 months from 1st September 2017 to 31st March 2018 at a maximum cost of £303,500. 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


17/05/2017 - Digital multi-media advocacy ref: 4604    Recommendations Approved

To approve the implementation of a pilot digital multi-media advocacy solution for children and young people with disabilities and their families.

 

Decision Maker: Officer decision - children's wellbeing

Decision published: 17/05/2017

Effective from: 17/05/2017

Decision:

THAT:

a)     a contract to provide an online multi-media advocacy platform for children and young people with disabilities be awarded to Rix Wiki/Multi-Me for a period of 24 months at a cost of £26,951; and

b)   by virtue of this decision an exemption to paragraph 4.6.13.2 of the council’s contract procedure rules shall be granted to enable the direct award because there is no other provider in the market as described within the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


15/05/2017 - Adoption of the Pyons Group neighbourhood development plan

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

Decision Maker: Cabinet member infrastructure

Decision due date: 12/06/2017

Wards affected: Weobley;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 15/05/2017


15/05/2017 - Adoption of the Brilley neighbourhood development plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

Decision Maker: Cabinet member infrastructure

Decision due date: 12/06/2017

Wards affected: Castle;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 15/05/2017


15/05/2017 - Adoption of the Little Dewchurch neighbourhood development plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

Decision Maker: Cabinet member infrastructure

Decision due date: 12/06/2017

Wards affected: Dinedor Hill;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 15/05/2017


15/05/2017 - Award of independent advocacy service for adults contract ref: 4596    Recommendations Approved

To approve the award of a contract for the provision of an independent adults advocacy service in Herefordshire, once the exisiting contract expires.

 

Decision Maker: Officer decision - adults and wellbeing

Decision published: 15/05/2017

Effective from: 15/05/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)        a contract is awarded to Onside Independent Advocacy for the provision of an independent advocacy service for adults in Herefordshire for a maximum term of four years, to a total maximum value of £780,000.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


15/05/2017 - Planning Fee Increase ref: 4589    Recommendations Approved

To consider a proposal by the government regarding changes to the planning fees.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet member infrastructure

Decision published: 15/05/2017

Effective from: 20/05/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)    subject to the government implementing the option to adopt a national increase in specified planning fees, the increase will be applied in Herefordshire resulting in fees as specified at appendix 1 with effect from 1 July 2017 (or other date as specified by legislation).

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Marc Willimont