Decisions

Forthcoming decisions

23/09/2022 - Household Support Fund

To approve the Household Support Fund allocation from the DWP for October 2022 to March 2023. To also approve the local eligibility approach for the Household Support Fund in 2022/23.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance, corporate services and planning

Decision due date: 21/10/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nina Bridges, William Merriman, Amy Pitt

Notice of decision: 23/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/09/2022 - Rural England Prosperity Fund

Seek approval to submit the Rural England Prosperity Fund addendum to the UKSPF.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 24/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nadine Kinsey

Notice of decision: 21/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/09/2022 - The Public Realm Future Operating Model

To present the background and context of the Council’s public realm services and contract with Balfour Beatty Living Places, and seek views relating to any Public Realm Future Operating Model to improve delivery of those services.

Recommendations

Committee is asked to note and comment upon:

a) delivery of the Council’s public realm services through the current contract with Balfour Beatty Living Places;
b) the Council’s requirements associated with a Public Realm Services Future Operating Model;

Decision Maker: Connected Communities Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 14/10/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alex Deans

Notice of decision: 21/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/09/2022 - Establishing a Herefordshire Cost of Living Commission

For the Health and Wellbeing Board to agree to set up and oversee a Cost of Living Commission, which would bring together a range of partners to look at how to support residents of Herefordshire through the ongoing cost of living of crisis.

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 26/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Simon Cann

Notice of decision: 20/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/09/2022 - Herefordshire’s Better Care Fund (BCF) Integration plan 2022-23

To approve the content of Herefordshire's Better Care Fund (BCF) Integration Plan 2022-23

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 26/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Marie Gallagher

Notice of decision: 15/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/09/2022 - Kingstone High School Expansion

To approve the expansion of Kingstone High School to accommodate additional pupils admitted from September 2025 in response to rising numbers in the Golden Valley and to meet parental preference.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 24/11/2022

Wards affected: Stoney Street; Wormside;

Lead officer: Michael Griffin, Jennifer Hilton-Trout, Karen Knight, Quentin Mee

Notice of decision: 15/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/09/2022 - Stroke Services

The committee is asked to consider and comment on the information provided and seek assurance on the wider public engagement.

Decision Maker: Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 23/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ben Baugh

Notice of decision: 14/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/09/2022 - Tobacco Control 2022

To inform Health and Wellbeing Board on the recent publication of the ‘The Khan review: Making smoking obsolete’ (Appendix 1) and the findings from the recent smoking needs assessment (Appendix 2) and for the board to endorse the recommendations set-out within the report.

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 26/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dr Frances Howie

Notice of decision: 14/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/09/2022 - Report on Herefordshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2022

This report seeks the approval of members for the publication of the 2022 Herefordshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) on 1st October 2022 (the statutory deadline). The statutory 60-day consultation period for this PNA ends on 29th September 2022. Members are asked to note the consultation responses received to date (see appendix 1) and to delegate final approval for publication to the PNA working group. This will be subject to any amendments in relation to responses that may be received in the final days of the consultation period.

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 26/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dr Frances Howie

Notice of decision: 14/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/09/2022 - Update on the work of the Oral Health Improvement Partnership Board

This report updates the Health and Well-being Board on the work of the Oral Health Improvement Partnership Board.

Decision Maker: Health and wellbeing board

Decision due date: 26/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dr Frances Howie

Notice of decision: 14/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/09/2022 - Obesity in Herefordshire

Report for Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

Decision Maker: Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 23/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matt Pearce

Notice of decision: 13/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/09/2022 - Progress Report

This report provides a brief summary update on issues previously considered by the Environment and Sustainability Scrutiny Committee, including responses to information requests made by the committee, updates on resolutions made by the committee, including reports and recommendations to the executive and the Executive Repose and executive decision made in respect of scrutiny reports and recommendations.

Decision Maker: Environment and Sustainability Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 21/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Carr

Notice of decision: 13/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/09/2022 - Progress Report

This report provides a brief summary update on issues previously considered by the Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee, including responses to information requests made by the committee, updates on resolutions made by the committee, including reports and recommendations to the executive and the Executive Repose and executive decision made in respect of scrutiny reports and recommendations.

Decision Maker: Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 23/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Carr

Notice of decision: 13/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/09/2022 - Adoption of the Clifford neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Clifford parish 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 Clifford parish neighbourhood development plan and update the countywide policies map as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance, corporate services and planning

Decision due date: 11/11/2022

Wards affected: Golden Valley North;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 08/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/09/2022 - Adoption of the Upton Bishop neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Upton Bishop 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 Upton Bishop neighbourhood development plan and update the countywide policies map as part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance, corporate services and planning

Decision due date: 11/11/2022

Wards affected: Old Gore;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 08/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/09/2022 - Draft Annual Governance Statement 2021/22

To seek the view of the Committee as to whether the draft Annual Governance Statement (AGS) for 2021/22 properly reflects the internal control environment the Council is operating in and the appropriateness of actions identified to improve

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 19/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 07/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/09/2022 - Peterchurch Primary School Rebuild

To approve the rebuilding of Peterchurch Primary School on its existing site.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 27/10/2022

Wards affected: Golden Valley North;

Lead officer: Michael Griffin, Jennifer Hilton-Trout, Karen Knight, Quentin Mee

Notice of decision: 06/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/09/2022 - Improvement Plan – Key Measures

The purpose of this report is to present the background information for the committee to review the Improvement Plan Key Measures to enable the committee to review progress against the Key Measures against the delivery of the Children’s Services Improvement Plan.

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 27/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Phil Bullingham, Darryl Freeman, Bart Popelier

Notice of decision: 05/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/09/2022 - Improvement Plan - Transformation Funding

The purpose of this report is to present the background information for the committee to review the Children’s Improvement Plan Transformation Funding and make any
observations, reports or recommendations to the Cabinet 22 September 2022.

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 27/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lisa Arthey, Darryl Freeman, Bart Popelier

Notice of decision: 02/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/09/2022 - Corporate Parenting

The purpose of this report is to present the background information for the committee to review the Council’s Corporate Parenting Strategy, the plans for the review of the Strategy in 2023 and opportunities for policy review and development of the strategy with any recommendations to the Cabinet.

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 27/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darryl Freeman, Bart Popelier

Notice of decision: 02/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/09/2022 - Acquisition of strategic Housing site in South Herefordshire

To approve the strategic purchase of a property in the Ross East ward within a defined budget and to authorise officers, following appropriate consultation and due diligence, to proceed with the acquisition.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Decision due date: 03/11/2022

Wards affected: Ross East; Ross West;

Lead officer: Matthew Locking

Notice of decision: 02/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


31/08/2022 - General Scrutiny Committee recommendations and the executive responses - update on the planning service

To provide the executive response to the Connected Communities Scrutiny Committee following the General Scrutiny recommendations on the planning service, following the independent Planning Advisory Service Report.

Decision Maker: Connected Communities Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 09/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Coleman

Notice of decision: 31/08/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


31/08/2022 - ICT business continuity, resilience and disaster recovery

To brief the Audit and Governance Committee on progress for two Internal Audit recommendations and provide general background information on this topic

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 19/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mike Ibbitson

Notice of decision: 31/08/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open