Decisions

Forthcoming decisions

09/02/2024 - The policy, prioritisation and delivery of section 106 funding

The report sets out the policy that enables the council to secure section 106 funding, the mechanisms for identifying projects to be incorporated into the legal agreements and reports on the delivery of section 106 funded schemes since Cabinet approved the delivery model on 2 March 2023.

Decision Maker: Connected Communities Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 27/02/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Yvonne Coleman

Notice of decision: 09/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/02/2024 - Public Realm Services Annual Plan 2024 - 2025

To confirm the approval of the Annual Plan 2024/25 for the Public Realm Services contract with Balfour Beatty Living Places.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member roads and regulatory services

Decision due date: 29/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dave Martin

Notice of decision: 08/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/02/2024 - Guidance on Performance & Decision Making for Cyber Quarter Ltd and Hoople Ltd

The purpose of the guidance is to bring into a single document (i) the requirements of the shareholder in relation to performance reporting and (ii) demarcation of decision making by shareholder, directors and officers of the company.

Decision Maker: Shareholder Committee

Decision due date: 19/02/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sean O'Connor

Notice of decision: 08/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/02/2024 - Recommendations of the Environment and Sustainability Scrutiny Committee: Nutrient Management Board

The purpose of this report is to notify the Cabinet of the recommendations from the Environment and Sustainability Scrutiny Committee, made at its meeting on 22 January 2024, and to request a response from the executive.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/02/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Simon Cann

Notice of decision: 06/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/02/2024 - Highway Maintenance Plan

To update the Highway Maintenance Plan, which sets out the reasonable system of inspection and repair that will
be deployed by the Council to ensure that it meets its duty to maintain all publicly maintainable highways.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member roads and regulatory services

Decision due date: 22/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ed Bradford

Notice of decision: 02/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


01/02/2024 - Resurfacing Herefordshire Highways

To approve the investment of £10m in Herefordshire's highways for 2024-26

Decision Maker: Cabinet member roads and regulatory services

Decision due date: 15/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ed Bradford

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


01/02/2024 - Additional Department for Transport Highways Maintenance Funding 2023/24 & 2024/25

To approve the investment of £3.660m in Herefordshire's highways, received as part of additional Department for Transport Highways Maintenance Funding for 2023/24 and 2024/25

Decision Maker: Cabinet member roads and regulatory services

Decision due date: 15/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ed Bradford

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


01/02/2024 - Community-based support services – recommendations from Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

To provide recommendations from the Health Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee scrutiny of community-based support services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/02/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Danial Webb

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/01/2024 - Council Tax Premiums on Second Homes & Empty Properties

o determine options for proposed changes to Council Tax premiums as included within the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 09/02/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 30/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/01/2024 - Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Transfer Agreement

For the Marches Joint Committee to consider and approve the Marches LEP transfer agreement, following government's decision to transfer all LEP functions to Local Authorities from April 2024.

Decision Maker: Marches Joint Committee

Decision due date: 07/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Roger Allonby

Notice of decision: 25/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/01/2024 - Student Accommodation in Hereford City

To review the opportunity to develop student accommodation on the College Road Campus site in the College Ward and Edgar Street Football Stadium in the Widemarsh Ward

Decision Maker: Cabinet member community services and assets

Decision due date: 12/03/2024

Wards affected: College; Widemarsh;

Lead officer: Michael Griffin, Joni Hughes, Rhys Williams

Notice of decision: 25/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/01/2024 - Q3 Budget Report

To report the forecast position for 2023/24, including explanation and analysis of the drivers for the material budget variances, and outline current and planned recovery activity to reduce the forecast overspend.

 

To provide assurance that progress has been made towards delivery of the agreed revenue budget and service delivery targets, and that the reasons for major variances or potential under-performance are understood and are being addressed to the cabinet’s satisfaction. The forecast 2023/24 outturn shows a net overspend of £10.7 million at Quarter 3.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 29/02/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/01/2024 - External Audit Progress Report and Sector Update

To update the committee on external audit's progress in delivering its responsibilities to the council.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 30/01/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/01/2024 - Children and Young People directorate budget task and finish group

To provide the committee with the final report of the children and young people directorate budget task and finish group

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 23/01/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Danial Webb

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/01/2024 - Internal Audit Update Report Quarter 3 2023-24

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: 30/01/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 18/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/01/2024 - Update to Finance and Contract Procedure Rules

To review and approve the proposed updates to the Contract Procedure Rules, the Financial
Procedure Rules and the Financial Procedure Rules Guidance Notes.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 30/01/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 18/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/01/2024 - External Auditor's Annual Report 2022/23

To present to the Audit and Governance Committee the External Auditor’s Annual Report 2022/23 for
information and discussion.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 30/01/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 18/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/01/2024 - Community Based Support Services

Community based support services - presentation on Talk Community strategic review.

Decision Maker: Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 29/01/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lesli Good

Notice of decision: 17/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/01/2024 - 2024/25 Council Tax Reduction Scheme

To recommend to Council the 2024/25 local Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 09/02/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 17/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/01/2024 - Unpaid Carers Strategy

Review and update the current Carers Strategy for Herefordshire

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/05/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Burgess

Notice of decision: 17/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open