Decisions

Forthcoming decisions

22/07/2021 - Executive response to General Scrutiny Recommendations regarding Herefordshire Council’s response to the Covid pandemic

To approve the executive response to recommendations made by General Scrutiny Committee regarding Herefordshire Council’s response to the Covid pandemic. On 11 June 2021 the General Scrutiny Committee put forward 16 recommendations to the executive with respect to the discharge of Council functions in its dealing with the Covid response

Decision Maker: Cabinet member corporate strategy and budget

Decision due date: 13/08/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Ward

Notice of decision: 22/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/07/2021 - Acceptance and implementation of Sustainable Warmth funding project

The report seeks approval for the Council to accept Sustainable warmth funding of up to £2,442,000 via the signing of a Grant agreement with the Midlands Energy Hub.

This funding will be used to enable an estimated 150 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: 01/09/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Locking

Notice of decision: 22/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/07/2021 - Executive Response to the General Scrutiny Committee recommendations following the Fownhope Flood Repair Work Review

 

To approve the executive response to the general scrutiny committee recommendations in respect of the Fownhope Flood Repair Work.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 31/08/2021

Wards affected: Backbury;

Lead officer: Clive Hall

Notice of decision: 19/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/07/2021 - Appointment of Corporate Directors

To agree the appointment process for the council's corporate director posts.

Decision Maker: Employment panel

Decision due date: 09/08/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tracey Sampson

Notice of decision: 19/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/07/2021 - Recommendation for affordable housing and care facility scheme

To approve the project progressing to the detailed design stage up to and including planning submission

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/09/2021

Wards affected: Widemarsh;

Lead officer: Robert Barton

Notice of decision: 16/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/07/2021 - National Bus Strategy - Bus Service Improvement Plan

To progress the next stage of Bus Back Better: national bus strategy for England by agreeing the publication of a Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) for Herefordshire.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: 15/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Houchen

Notice of decision: 16/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/07/2021 - Approval for submission of Minerals and Waste Local Plan (MWLP)

To recommend that full council approve the MWLP for submission to the secretary of state for public examination by an independent planning inspector.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/09/2021

Lead officer: Victoria Eaton

Notice of decision: 15/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/07/2021 - Approval for submission of Minerals and Waste Local Plan (MWLP)

To recommend that full council approve the MWLP for submission to the secretary of state for public examination by an independent planning inspector.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 08/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Victoria Eaton

Notice of decision: 15/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/07/2021 - Herefordshire Council Tenancy Strategy 2021

To approve the councils tenancy strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member housing, regulatory services, and community safety

Decision due date: Before 30/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Hannah McSherry

Notice of decision: 15/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/07/2021 - Commissioning of TELS reactive call monitoring service, adult social care out of hours service and lone worker services

To approve the future commissioning arrangements for TELS reactive call monitoring service, adult social care out of hours service and lone worker services

Decision Maker: Cabinet member health and adult wellbeing

Decision due date: 17/09/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lisa Bedford

Notice of decision: 15/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/07/2021 - Temporary Accommodation Policy

To approve the temporary accommodation policy for 2022/2023

Decision Maker: Cabinet member housing, regulatory services, and community safety

Decision due date: Before 28/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Hannah McSherry

Notice of decision: 15/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/07/2021 - Acquisition of a strategic site in Hereford to deliver affordable housing

To approve the purchase of a strategic site in Hereford to deliver affordable housing

Decision Maker: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Decision due date: 13/08/2021

Wards affected: Whitecross;

Lead officer: Robert Barton

Notice of decision: 14/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/07/2021 - External auditors annual plan 2020/21

To review and agree the external auditor’s audit plan for 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 30/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 14/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/07/2021 - Annual external audit letter 2019/20

For the committee to receive the external auditor’s annual audit letter for 2019/20 following completion of the annual external audit process.

Decision Maker: Audit and governance committee

Decision due date: 30/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 14/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/07/2021 - Freehold Disposal of the Town Hall, St. Owen Street.

To approve the freehold disposal of Hereford Town Hall, St Owen Street.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Decision due date: 18/08/2021

Wards affected: Central;

Lead officer: Helen Beale

Notice of decision: 05/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/07/2021 - Property Capital Programme: Realignment

To realign underspent capital programme funds to new projects in order to deliver respond to changing priorities

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 08/10/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Husband

Notice of decision: 05/07/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/06/2021 - Welcome Back Fund

To gain approval to accept and spend the Welcome Back Fund (WBF) amounting to £172,188 from the Ministry of Home, Communities, and Local Government (MHCLG). WBF builds from the Reopening of the High Street Safely Fund (RHSSF). HC's allocation is £172,188.
The fund will allow Herefordshire Council to put in place additional measures to create and promote a safe environment for local trade and tourism, particularly in five market town centres and Hereford city centre as their economies reopen.
As per the Action Plan included in the grant funding agreement (Appendix A), the funds will be utilised for communications campaigns to encourage people to buy locally whilst following government guidance. It will also support and promote the safe and successful reopening of the public environment for local trade and tourism by
investing in activities to make high streets welcoming and promote the visitor economy. Herefordshire Council will work with town councils to deliver these activities.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member environment, economy and skills

Decision due date: 15/07/2021

Wards affected: Bromyard Bringsty; Bromyard West; Central; Kington; Ledbury North; Ledbury South; Ledbury West; Leominster East; Leominster South; Leominster West; Ross East; Ross West;

Lead officer: Vinia Abesamis

Notice of decision: 25/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/06/2021 - 2022/23 budget setting and consultation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Josie Rushgrove

Notice of decision: 25/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open