Decisions

Decisions

21/07/2017 - Change of contractual arrangements for the Waterfield scheme from block to spot arrangements under the Home and Community Services (HACS) framework.    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director for adults and wellbeing

Decision due date: 14/07/2017

Lead officer: Donna Etherton

Notice of decision: 21/07/2017


17/07/2017 - ECO Flexible Eligibility scheme ref: 4684    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To seek approval to take part in the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) flexible eligibility scheme

Decision Maker: Director for economy, communities and corporate

Decision published: 21/07/2017

Effective from: 28/07/2017

Decision:

Recommendation(s)

(a)            Herefordshire Council take part in the ECO flexible eligibility scheme; and

(b)           The council publishes a statement of intent to reflect this (Appendix 1).

 


20/07/2017 - Fostering service annual report 2016-17 ref: 4676    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To review the fostering service performance and approve related documents.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 21/07/2017

Effective from: 27/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)  the performance of the fostering service as outlined at appendix a to this report be reviewed, any risks to achievement of objectives noted and relevant mitigating actions approved;

(b)  the guide for young people that are looked after (appendix b) be approved; and

(c)          the statement of purpose (appendix c) be approved

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


20/07/2017 - CORPORATE PARENTING STRATEGY 2017-2020 ref: 4674    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To approve and endorse the Corporate Parenting strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 21/07/2017

Effective from: 27/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

the Corporate Parenting strategy and action plan at appendix A, as amended, are approved.


20/07/2017 - Carers strategy for Herefordshire ref: 4673    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To approve a new joint carers strategy for Herefordshire and agree consequent commissioning intentions for carers and procurement arrangements for commissioned services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 21/07/2017

Effective from: 27/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)          the draft joint carers strategy for Herefordshire be approved;

(b)          the commissioning intentions at appendix 2 and the timetable for procurement of services for carers set out in paragraph 13 be approved; and 

(c)          the director for adults and wellbeing be authorised to award contracts for carers services for a period of up to five years and a maximum combined value not exceeding £1.23m.

 


20/07/2017 - Approval to conclude lot sales of smallholdings estate    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director for economy, communities and corporate

Decision due date: 20/07/2017

Lead officer: Geoff Hughes

Notice of decision: 20/07/2017


18/07/2017 - Growth Deal 3 ref: 4661    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To agree Marches Growth Deal 3 Single Local Growth Funding allocations towards five projects, agreed with government, to support economic growth across the Marches.

Decision Maker: Marches Enterprise Joint Committee

Decision published: 19/07/2017

Effective from: 27/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

 

(a) Single Local Growth Funding of a minimum of the value shown in column 3

of Table 1 be allocated to the named Growth Deal 3 projects, set out in Table

1; and

(b) Should additional funds for this purpose be forthcoming, funding of a

maximum value of that shown in column 2 of Table 1 be allocated to the

named Growth Deal 3 projects, set out in Table 1.


19/07/2017 - New lease arrangements for leisure facilities ref: 4660    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To approve the assignment of new longer term lease/s with revised conditions for 7 of the council’s leisure facilities to Halo Leisure Ltd. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet member contracts and assets

Decision published: 19/07/2017

Effective from: 27/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)           the leases Halo Leisure Services Limited (Halo) hold for Hereford Leisure Centre, Hereford Leisure Pool, Leominster Sports Hall, Leominster Leisure Pool, Ross on Wye Swimming Pool, Bromyard Leisure Centre, Ledbury Leisure Pool, and the car parks adjoining Leominster Leisure Pool and Hereford Leisure Centre be terminated by agreement and new 75 year full repairing leases be issued;

(b)           a 10 year rent free period be granted following which a minimum rent of circa £50K per annum will be charged followed by regular rent reviews: and,

(c)           authority be delegated to the Director for economy, communities and corporate to finalise lease terms and implement the recommendations above

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Penny Jones


05/07/2017 - Date of next meeting ref: 4639    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Children and young people scrutiny committee

Made at meeting: 05/07/2017 - Children and young people scrutiny committee

Decision published: 14/07/2017

Effective from: 05/07/2017

Decision:

The committee considered a proposal to hold pre-meetings ahead of formal meetings. It was agreed that the practice would be trialled and that a pre-meeting start at 9.30 a.m. with the start-time of the committee meeting scheduled for 10.15 a.m.

 

The next meeting would be on 2 October 2017.


07/07/2017 - Holmer Road Service Road, Hereford- Proposed formalisation of existing Prohibition of Waiting restrictions ref: 4672    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant director environment and place

Decision published: 14/07/2017

Effective from: 07/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

 

(a)  As there are no objections, the existing 1981 Traffic Regulation Order be revoked and a new Traffic Regulation Order be introduced, the effect of which will be to regularise and clarify existing prohibition of waiting restrictions

 

Wards affected: Widemarsh;

Lead officer: Richard Ball


07/07/2017 - Brookend Street, Ross-on-Wye - Proposed formalisation of existing Prohibition of Waiting and parking restrictions ref: 4671    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant director environment and place

Decision published: 14/07/2017

Effective from: 07/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

 

(a)  subject to the consideration of any objections received the relevant provisions in the existing 1972 and 1996 Traffic Regulation Orders be revoked and a new Traffic Regulation Order be introduced, the effect of which will be to regularise and clarify the existing prohibition of waiting and parking restrictions as currently signed and markedon the eastern side of Brookend Street, Ross-on-Wye, between Millpond Street and StationStreet

 

Wards affected: Ross East;

Lead officer: Richard Ball


07/07/2017 - The Oval, Hereford- Proposed formalisation of existing one-way traffic system ref: 4670    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant director environment and place

Decision published: 14/07/2017

Effective from: 07/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

 

(a)  the existing 1979 Traffic Regulation Order be revoked and a new Traffic Regulation Order be introduced to regularise and clarify the already existing one-way traffic system

 

Wards affected: Newton Farm;

Lead officer: Richard Ball


07/07/2017 - St Martins Avenue, Hereford - Proposed Changes to Status and Restrictions on Parking Spaces to Facilitate Electric Vehicle Charging ref: 4669    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant director environment and place

Decision published: 14/07/2017

Effective from: 07/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

 

(a)  subject to the consideration of any objections received a new traffic regulation order be implemented the effect of which will be to change the status of two of the five existing parking spaces opposite Prospect Place in St Martins Avenue to electric vehicle charging bays and alter the duration of stay for the two parking bays to give electrically charged vehicles sufficient time to take on a full charge. The new order will comprise:

 

(b)  The alteration of two ‘standard’ parking bays to parking bays dedicated part time for electric vehicle charging.

 

(c)  Change the waiting time for the two dedicated part time electric charging bays from Monday to Saturday 8am to 6.30pm maximum stay of 30mins no return within 1hr, to Monday to Saturday 8am to 6.30pm maximum stay of 4hrs no return within 4hrs.

 

(d)   Maintain the current status and maximum waiting time of the remaining three parking bays

 

Wards affected: Hinton & Hunderton;

Lead officer: Richard Ball


14/07/2017 - Minerals & Waste Local Plan issues and options consultation ref: 4668    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Officer decision - economy, communities and corporate

Decision published: 14/07/2017

Effective from: 14/07/2017

Decision:

To approve the Minerals and Waste Local Plan DPD issues and options paper for public consultation purposes, alongside the minerals and waste needs assessment evidence reports and a second call for sites, plus any minor updates necessary. Also that the Minerals and Waste Local Plan DPD consultation material is approved with authority delegated to the Programme Director Housing and Growth to make any final modifications necessary to the consultation materials.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Gabb


14/07/2017 - Department for Education priority schools building programme grant for Colwall CE Primary School ref: 4658    Recommendations Approved

To approve the acceptance of grant funding from the Education Funding Agency’s Priority School Building Programme 2 (PSBP) for the rebuilding of Colwall CE Primary School.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member contracts and assets

Decision published: 14/07/2017

Effective from: 22/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

the Department for Education and skills grant of £3.04m for building works and £150k for feasibility  in relation to a replacement primary school in Colwall be accepted

Wards affected: Hope End;

Lead officer: Andy Hough


13/07/2017 - MERGER OF HEREFORDSHIRE HOUSING LTD AND SHROPSHIRE HOUSING GROUP ref: 4657    Recommendations Approved

To approve the approach to be adopted by the council to the proposed merger between Herefordshire Housing Limited (HHL) and Shropshire Housing Group (SHG).

Decision Maker: Cabinet member health and wellbeing

Decision published: 13/07/2017

Effective from: 20/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)       the council’s representative on the board of Herefordshire Housing Limited be guided to exercise the council’s golden share in support of the proposed merger of HHL with SHG.

 


12/07/2017 - 170940 - BARNS AT LOWER DERNDALE FARM, DERNDALE ROAD, WELLINGTON, HEREFORDSHIRE, HR4 8BG ref: 4667    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning and regulatory committee

Made at meeting: 12/07/2017 - Planning and regulatory committee

Decision published: 12/07/2017

Effective from: 12/07/2017

Decision:

The application was approved in accordance with the case officer’s recommendation.

Wards affected: Weobley;


12/07/2017 - 170638 - UNIT 1A, HOLMER TRADING ESTATE, HEREFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE, HR1 1JS ref: 4666    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning and regulatory committee

Made at meeting: 12/07/2017 - Planning and regulatory committee

Decision published: 12/07/2017

Effective from: 12/07/2017

Decision:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

Wards affected: Holmer;


12/07/2017 - 170409 - NEW INN, FOWNHOPE, HEREFORD, HR1 4PE ref: 4665    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning and regulatory committee

Made at meeting: 12/07/2017 - Planning and regulatory committee

Decision published: 12/07/2017

Effective from: 12/07/2017

Decision:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

Wards affected: Backbury;


12/07/2017 - 162753 - ROSEMORE GRANGE, LADYWOOD, WHITBOURNE, HEREFORDSHIRE, WR6 5RZ ref: 4664    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning and regulatory committee

Made at meeting: 12/07/2017 - Planning and regulatory committee

Decision published: 12/07/2017

Effective from: 12/07/2017

Decision:

The Committee agreed to grant planning permission for a 12 month period in accordance with the conditions set out in the report.

Wards affected: Bromyard Bringsty;


12/07/2017 - 164085 - BRIGHTWELLS AUCTION SITE, STONEY STREET INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, MADLEY, HEREFORD, HR2 9NH ref: 4663    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning and regulatory committee

Made at meeting: 12/07/2017 - Planning and regulatory committee

Decision published: 12/07/2017

Effective from: 12/07/2017

Decision:

The Committee approved variations to conditions 3 and 4 for a 12 month period, and further amended the wording of the two conditions set out in the report.

Wards affected: Stoney Street;


11/07/2017 - Device replacement strategy ref: 4662    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Officer decision - economy, communities and corporate

Decision published: 12/07/2017

Effective from: 20/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)    utilising the CCS Technology Products Framework Agreement to procure laptops, desktops PCs and peripheral devices, not exceeding a budget envelope of £230k;

(b)    the breakdown of purchased products will be determined based on age of existing equipment and to support agile working.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


10/07/2017 - DfT Access Fund - Destination Hereford phase 3 (DH3) ref: 4647    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to accept £1.5m from the Department for Transport to deliver a three year programme of walking and cycling promotions across the county between 2017/18 – 2019/2020.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet member transport and roads

Decision published: 10/07/2017

Effective from: 18/07/2017

Decision:

THAT:

(a)           To accept grant funding of £1.5m from the Department of Transport and;

(b)           To procure the project and implement it as set out in the report.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ben Boswell