Decisions

Forthcoming decisions

05/05/2021 - West Midlands Rail Executive and DfT Collaboration Agreement

To set out the changes to the Collaboration Agreement between West Midlands Rail Ltd and the Department for Transport and seek cabinet member approval to support these changes.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 30/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Victoria Hammond

Notice of decision: 05/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/05/2021 - 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: 21/05/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Evans

Notice of decision: 04/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/05/2021 - Section 117 Aftercare;joint policy implementation

To approve the revised joint Section 117 (Aftercare) policy and Standard Operating Procedure between Herefordshire Council and Herefordshire and Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Burgess

Notice of decision: 04/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/05/2021 - Herefordshire Community Renewal Fund submission

To approve the shortlist of bid proposals to be submitted to government from Herefordshire for consideration in the UK Community Renewal Fund (UK SRF). As the nominated Lead Authority for the UK CRF in Herefordshire, the council is required to issue an open invitation for eligible organisations to bid, to receive returned bids, and to select the bids, up to a combined maximum amount of £3m, that will be returned to government for consideration.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member environment, economy and skills

Decision due date: 11/06/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nick Webster

Notice of decision: 04/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/05/2021 - Decision to make a direct award of a contract for domestic abuse services

To approve the direct award of a contract for domestic abuse services to West Mercia Women's Aid.

Decision Maker: Assistant Director All Ages Commissioning

Decision due date: 24/06/2021

Lead officer: Danielle Mussell

Notice of decision: 04/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/05/2021 - To accept and approve the gateway delivery of additional Kickstart scheme placements, providing work experience placements to 16 to 24 year olds

To gain approval to accept and deliver additional grant funding offered by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP).

The council has successfully applied to DWP to be a gateway organisation for the delivery of the Kickstart scheme across Herefordshire. As part of the Covid 19 recovery programme, the Kickstart scheme funds 6 monthly work experience placements for 16 to 24 year olds receiving universal credit.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member environment, economy and skills

Decision due date: 19/05/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Roger Allonby

Notice of decision: 04/05/2021

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The council are required to sign and return the grant funding offer by the 21st May (one calendar month of offer made).

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/04/2021 - Recovery and Investment Fund

For Cabinet to approve the establishment of a COVID 19 recovery and investment fund to support Herefordshire businesses.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 27/05/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 29/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/04/2021 - Acceptance and implementation of Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery (GHG LAD) Phase 2 funding project

The report seeks approval for the Council to accept Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Phase 2 (GHG LAD 2) capital funding of up to £1,460,600 via the signing of a Grant Letter agreement with the Midlands Energy Hub.

 

This funding will be used to enable an estimated 134 fuel poor households across Herefordshire to be supported with home energy efficiency and renewable heating measures.

 


Decision Maker: Cabinet member environment, economy and skills

Decision due date: 26/05/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Locking

Notice of decision: 27/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/04/2021 - Appointment of Acting Director, Adults and Communities

To agree the appointment arrangements for an acting or interim director, adults and communities.

Decision Maker: Employment panel

Decision due date: 12/05/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tracey Sampson

Notice of decision: 22/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/04/2021 - Capital Investment in infrastructure and Assets: Extra Ordinary Highways Maintenance, Bio Diversity Net Gain and Winter Fleet

To authorise spend and investment in the highway asset and infrastructure following resolution at the council meeting 12th February 2021 to allocate £2.299m in the 2021/22 councils Public Realm Investment programme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 21/05/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bruce Evans

Notice of decision: 22/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/04/2021 - Freehold Transfer of Hinton Community Centre to a third party community organisation

To approve the freehold transfer of Hinton Community centre to a third party community organisation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Decision due date: 01/06/2021

Wards affected: Hinton & Hunderton;

Lead officer: Helen Beale

Notice of decision: 22/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/04/2021 - Adoption of the Allensmore neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Allensmore neighbourhood 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 Allensmore neighbourhood plan as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 04/06/2021

Wards affected: Wormside;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 19/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/04/2021 - BT consultation on phone box removal Spring 2021

To approve the retaining of at risk public phone boxes, where there is community need, in response to a formal consultation by British Telecom (BT). As set out by Ofcom, BT has an obligation to consult with Herefordshire Council with regard to proposed removals.

Decision Maker: Director of adults and communities

Decision due date: 18/06/2021

Wards affected: Aylestone Hill; College; Hope End; Leominster East; Mortimer; Newton Farm; Ross North;

Lead officer: Philippa Lydford

Notice of decision: 19/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/04/2021 - 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 plan and update the countywide policies map.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 04/06/2021

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

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 16/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/04/2021 - Update on Internal Audit Recommendations

To provide an update to the committee on progress against internal audit recommendations activities.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 04/05/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Harris

Notice of decision: 07/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open