Decisions

Forthcoming decisions

25/01/2023 - Allocate and Spend Supercycle Highway Funding on Delivery of Active Travel Measures

To allocate and spend supercycle highway funding on the delivery of Hereford ‘Quiet Routes’ Active Travel Measures. This work will involve improvements to a series of 'quiet routes' to create improved walking and cycling for people accessing Hereford Enterprise Zone, whilst also enabling greater connectivity around Hereford more generally.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision due date: Before 17/02/2023

Wards affected: Belmont Rural; Central; Dinedor Hill; Hinton & Hunderton; Newton Farm;

Lead officer: Neil Batt

Notice of decision: 13/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/01/2023 - Children’s Social Care Out Of Hours Emergency Duty Service

An amendment to the costings within the original decision made October 2022 for the Childrens Social Care Out of Hours Emergency Duty Service for the next three years from 01/04/2023.

Decision Maker: Corporate Director - Children & Young People

Decision due date: 24/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ellie Sheers

Notice of decision: 19/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/01/2023 - Renewal of Capita Pay360 Income Management Contract

To renew the Council's income management contract with Capita Pay360 for 5 years commencing 1 April 2023.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance, corporate services and planning

Decision due date: 27/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 19/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/01/2023 - Independent Reviewing Officers (IRO) Annual Report 2021/2022

For the committee to take note of the Independent Reviewing Officers (IRO) Annual Report 2021/2022

Decision Maker: Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 14/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bart Popelier

Notice of decision: 17/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/01/2023 - Permanent replacement of one polling station

To approve the replacement of one polling station in the county due to the future unavailability of the current venue

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 10/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Hallett

Notice of decision: 16/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/01/2023 - Temporary replacement of one polling station

To approve the temporary replacement of one polling station in the county due to the unavailability of the current venue

Decision Maker: Chief executive

Decision due date: Before 21/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Hallett

Notice of decision: 16/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/01/2023 - Adoption of the Orcop neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Orcop 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 Orcop 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: 17/02/2023

Wards affected: Birch;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 13/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/01/2023 - Adoption of the Stoke Lacy neighbourhood plan and consequential updates to the countywide policies map

To make the Stoke Lacy 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 Stoke Lacy 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: 17/02/2023

Wards affected: Three Crosses;

Lead officer: Samantha Banks

Notice of decision: 13/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/01/2023 - Progress report on internal audit activity

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.

To assure the committee that action is being taken on risk related issues identified by internal audit. This is monitored by acceptance by management of audit recommendations and progress updates in implementing the agreed action plans. In addition, audit recommendations not accepted by management are reviewed and progress to an appropriate recommendation to cabinet if it is considered that the course of action proposed by management presents a risk in terms of the effectiveness of or compliance with the council’s control environment.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 30/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 13/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/01/2023 - Update on Whistleblowing Policy

To provide members with an update on progress

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 30/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Deborah Upton

Notice of decision: 12/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/01/2023 - Property services planned and reactive maintenance programme 2023/24

To agree the property services planned and reactive maintenance programme 2023/24 to ensure the continuing upkeep, improvements and maintenance of the council’s property assets and also to allow the council to fulfil its obligations to carry out statutory compliance inspections and related remedial works.

The maintenance budget subject to approval at the council budget meeting on 10th February 2023 is to be spent on the continuing upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of the council’s 373 key property assets and also to allow the council to fulfil its obligations to carry out compliance checks and best practice inspections so as to maintain a safe environment for the users of the buildings and for the upkeep of the property.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Decision due date: 28/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Jowett

Notice of decision: 10/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/01/2023 - Herefordshire's co-ordinated admissions arrangements for 2024/2025

To approve Herefordshire Council’s proposed admissions arrangements for the academic year 2024/2025

Decision Maker: Cabinet member children and families

Decision due date: Before 28/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Louise Tanner

Notice of decision: 10/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/01/2023 - Corporate Risk Register

To consider the status of the council’s corporate risk register in order to monitor the effectiveness of risk management within the performance management framework.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 30/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Appy Reddy

Notice of decision: 10/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/01/2023 - New Herefordshire Local Transport Plan

To agree the timeline for producing the new Local Transport Plan and to note the development stages associated with its production.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 02/03/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Geoff Pickford

Notice of decision: 09/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/01/2023 - Eastern River Crossing and Link Road

To agree the objectives for the project and to note the progress to date and the outline delivery programme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 02/03/2023

Wards affected: Backbury; Dinedor Hill; Tupsley;

Lead officer: Geoff Pickford

Notice of decision: 09/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/01/2023 - Overview of signposting and accessibility to services

To present to the Committee an overview of the signposting services to the variety of wellbeing services that are available through the council to improve accessibility within Adult Social Care and Talk Community.

Decision Maker: Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 23/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Pitt

Notice of decision: 06/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/01/2023 - Property services estates capital building improvement programme 2023/25

The proposed programme of works as set out in appendix A and appendix B, incorporates a series of planned project works that enables the council to deliver on its obligations to maintain buildings fit for purpose utilising £3,707k capital budget subject to approval at council budget meeting of 10 February 2023. 

 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Decision due date: 01/03/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: GianCarlo Paganuzzi

Notice of decision: 06/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/01/2023 - Anti-Fraud, Bribery & Corruption Annual Report

To provide an annual update to the committee on counter fraud activity.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 30/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jonathan Nelson

Notice of decision: 05/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/01/2023 - Scrutiny Development 2022-2023

To consider the development of the scrutiny function at Herefordshire Council.

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Management Board

Decision due date: 09/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Carr

Notice of decision: 03/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/01/2023 - Scrutiny Report: Review of the Human Resources and Workforce Strategy

To agree a report of the scrutiny committee on its review of the Human Resources and Workforce Strategy.

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Management Board

Decision due date: 17/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Carr

Notice of decision: 03/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/12/2022 - 2023/24 Council Tax Reduction Scheme

To approve the 2023/24 local council tax reduction scheme (CTR).

Council tax charges can be reduced where the bill payer meets certain set criteria contained in the council tax reduction scheme (CTR). The 2022/23 CTR scheme was approved by Council on 11 February 2022.

It is a legal requirement to annually review the council’s council tax reduction scheme and the decision to approve the scheme is reserved to full Council.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 10/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 29/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/12/2022 - 2022-23 Quarter 2 Budget and Performance Report

An update on performance for Quarter 2 of 2022/23 and the forecast budget outturn.

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Management Board

Decision due date: 09/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 29/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/12/2022 - Treasury Management Strategy 2023/24-2026/27 and Minimum Revenue Provision Review

To note the Treasury Management Strategy for 2023/24-2026/27 and Minimum Revenue Provision (MRP) Review

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Management Board

Decision due date: 09/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 29/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open