Decisions

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Decisions published

16/01/2023 - Terms of Reference for a Corporate Establishment Review ref: 1842    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Policy and Resources Committee

Made at meeting: 16/01/2023 - Corporate Policy and Resources Committee

Decision published: 26/01/2023

Effective from: 02/02/2023

Decision:

The Committee considered a report that outlined the Terms of Reference for a Corporate Establishment Review that had been requested at a previous meeting of this Committee.

 

The Committee resolved to agree:

 

1.    The Terms of Reference for the Corporate Establishment Review’

2.    Delegation of any expenditure to the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Corporate Policy & Resources Committee; and

3.    To secure through a procurement process additional HR capacity resource to accelerate the Corporate Establishment Review.


19/01/2023 - 23/24 Budget ref: 1839    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Administrative Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2023 - Administrative Committee

Decision published: 20/01/2023

Effective from: 19/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved that the Chief Accountant requests that cost centres under the remit of the Administrative Committee look for further savings to meet the cost of the Paralegal growth bid.

 

The Committee resolved to recommend the draft 23/24 budget to the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee.

Lead officer: Paul Taylor


19/01/2023 - Appointment of Representative Trustees - Laleham Charities Village Hall and Recreation Grounds ref: 1838    Item Called In

Decision Maker: Administrative Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2023 - Administrative Committee

Decision published: 20/01/2023

Effective from: 27/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to appoint Bob Parry, Ken Williams and Kevin Rowell as representative trustees to Laleham Charities Village Hall and Recreation Grounds.

Lead officer: Karen Wyeth


19/01/2023 - Forward Plan ref: 1837    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Administrative Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2023 - Administrative Committee

Decision published: 20/01/2023

Effective from: 19/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the Forward Plan with to the additional item raised at the meeting.


19/01/2023 - Apologies and substitutes ref: 1841    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Administrative Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2023 - Administrative Committee

Decision published: 20/01/2023

Effective from: 19/01/2023

Decision:

Apologies were received from Councillor Brar, Councillor Harman, and Councillor Spoor. Councillor Beardsmore attended as Councillor Harman’s substitute, and Councillor Bateson attended as Councillor Spoor’s substitute.


19/01/2023 - New and Revised Procurement Policies and Procedures ref: 1840    Recommendations Approved

to increase the threshold from £5,000 to £10,000 for the mandatory use of local suppliers.

Decision Maker: Administrative Committee

Made at meeting: 19/01/2023 - Administrative Committee

Decision published: 20/01/2023

Effective from: 27/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to

 

1)    Note and agree the updates to the existing Procurement Policies and Procedures

2)    Review and agree the four new Procurement procedures

3)    Note that it is currently not possible to implement a requested action to increase the threshold for all local procurements to £10k and agree that this will be considered at the next review of contract standing orders.

Lead officer: Hilary Gillies


17/01/2023 - Minutes ref: 1836    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Decision published: 18/01/2023

Effective from: 17/01/2023

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 20 September 2022 were agreed as a correct record subject to agreed amendments.


16/01/2023 - Urgent Item - 2nd Floor Charter Building, Uxbridge ref: 1826    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Policy and Resources Committee

Made at meeting: 16/01/2023 - Corporate Policy and Resources Committee

Decision published: 17/01/2023

Effective from: 21/01/2023


17/01/2023 - Urgent Item- Cost of Living Crisis ref: 1832    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Decision published: 17/01/2023

Effective from: 17/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to agree distribution of grant support to households in need.


17/01/2023 - Household Support Fund Phase 3 ref: 1828    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Decision published: 17/01/2023

Effective from: 24/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to approve option 2.1 as outlined in the report and:

 

1.    Expedite the distribution of Household Support Fund Phase 3.

2.    Have the scheme open to individual applications for people who are not just in receipt of council tax support but receive an income based DWP benefit.

3.    Agree that in the event of any funds being unallocated that they are moved to the “General Allocation Pot” at the end of March 2023.

4.    Agree that this becomes, subject to any new national criteria, the ongoing approach for the HSF when it extends to phases 4 and beyond from April 2023.

5.    Accept that the amounts used here, with the exception of the total HSF Phase 3 award are based on best estimates of number of applicants in phases 1 and 2.

 

 

Lead officer: Terry Collier, Stephen Mortimer-Cleevely


17/01/2023 - 23/24 Budget ref: 1830    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Decision published: 17/01/2023

Effective from: 17/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to recommend the draft 23/24 budget to the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee.

 

Lead officer: Paul Taylor


17/01/2023 - Annual Community Grants Report ref: 1833    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Decision published: 17/01/2023

Effective from: 24/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to:

 

1.    agree the grants awards for 2023/24, subject to final determination of the annual budget by Council

2.    note all other support Spelthorne Borough Council provides to the voluntary/charity sector.

3.    consider the proposal that unallocated Councillors’ Better Neighbourhood Grant monies for 2023/24 are transferred to the Grants budget for allocation.

 

 

Lead officer: Kamal Mehmood


17/01/2023 - Review of Spelthorne Winter Warmer Project ref: 1829    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Decision published: 17/01/2023

Effective from: 17/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the verbal update from the Strategic Lead Independent Living on the Spelthorne Winter Warmer Project.

 

Lead officer: Stephen Mortimer-Cleevely


17/01/2023 - Leisure Centre Update ref: 1835    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Decision published: 17/01/2023

Effective from: 17/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the verbal update from the Strategic Lead of Leisure and Community Development on the Leisure Centre project.

 


17/01/2023 - Forward Plan ref: 1831    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Made at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee

Decision published: 17/01/2023

Effective from: 17/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the forward plan with the additional items agreed at the meeting.


16/01/2023 - Annual Commercial Property Report 2021/22 ref: 1827    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Policy and Resources Committee

Made at meeting: 16/01/2023 - Corporate Policy and Resources Committee

Decision published: 16/01/2023

Effective from: 21/01/2023

Lead officer: Katherine McIlroy


12/01/2023 - 23/24 Budget ref: 1816    For Determination

Decision Maker: Economic Development Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economic Development Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to recommend the draft 2023/24 budget to the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee.

 

 

Lead officer: Paul Taylor


12/01/2023 - Economic Prosperity Strategy / Revised Town Centres and Shopping Parades Strategy ref: 1823    Implemented

Economic Prosperity Strategy

Decision Maker: Economic Development Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economic Development Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 19/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved:

 

to agree the economic prosperity strategy 2023 – 2028, and

to agree the revised town centres and shopping parades strategy 2023.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


12/01/2023 - Forward Plan ref: 1806    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Economic Development Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economic Development Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the forward plan.

 


12/01/2023 - Ward Issues ref: 1805    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Economic Development Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economic Development Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

There were none.

 


12/01/2023 - Questions from members of the Public ref: 1804    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Economic Development Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economic Development Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

There were none.

 


12/01/2023 - Disclosures of interests ref: 1803    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Economic Development Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economic Development Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

Councillor Mooney declared that she was a councillor and a cabinet member at Surrey County Council.

 

 


12/01/2023 - Additional Restrictions Grant Update ref: 1824    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Economic Development Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economic Development Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note report on the Additional Restrictions Grant update.

 

 


12/01/2023 - Youth Hub ref: 1825    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Economic Development Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economic Development Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

The Committee resolved to note the report on the Youth Hub.

 

 

Lead officer: Tracey Carter


12/01/2023 - Minutes ref: 1802    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Economic Development Committee

Made at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Economic Development Committee

Decision published: 13/01/2023

Effective from: 12/01/2023

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 29 September 2022 were agreed as a correct record.