Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Minutes of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Draft minutes of 14th September meeting.

4.

Public and Member Questions and Petitions pdf icon PDF 206 KB

These must be received no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 5 October 2021

5.

Advice and Inclusion Contract pdf icon PDF 261 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member Housing

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The Advice and Inclusion Contract be retendered for a term of 3 years from April 1st 2022, with the option of extending the term for a further 2 years, subject to satisfactory performance and available finance;

2.    The Lead Commissioner – Housing Services be authorised, in consultation with Cabinet Member Housing, to award the contract to the successful tenderer, following evaluation of bids;

3.    The Lead Commissioner – Housing Services be authorised, in consultation with Cabinet Member Housing, to extend the contract for a further 2 years following the end of the first 3 years of the service contract, subject to satisfactory performance and available finance.

6.

Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund – grant application pdf icon PDF 376 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member Housing and Cabinet Member Climate Emergency

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The inclusion of CBC in the consortium bid to be submitted by Stroud District Council for grant funding under the SHDF Wave 1 be agreed;

2.    Authority be delegated to the Lead Commissioner – Housing Services, in consultation with Cabinet Members for Housing and for Climate Emergency, to accept the said grant funding offer, if the bid is successful, and to enter into any agreements or documentation as necessary;

3.    Authority be delegated to the Lead Commissioner – Housing Services to enter into a partnership agreement with Stroud District Council, if the bid is successful.

7.

Grant to Cheltenham Business Improvement District - Christmas Lights pdf icon PDF 247 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member Culture, Wellbeing and Business

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.            An annual grant of £47,000 be provided to the Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) until January 2026 to contribute to the cost of the BID providing Christmas lights in Cheltenham town centre and a switch on event/activation;

2.            The cost of the electricity consumption reasonably and properly incurred by the Lights be met by the Council, and that this is sourced from a renewable supply;

3.            Authority be delegated to the Director of Planning to agree the terms of the grant agreement.

8.

Agreement for Services between Cheltenham Borough Council and Publica Group (Support) Ltd: Extension of Term pdf icon PDF 339 KB

Report of the Leader

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The extension of the existing Agreement for Services with Publica Group (Support) Ltd for a period of four years be approved;

2.    Authority be delegated to the Executive Director People & Change, in consultation with the Leader, to formally write to Publica Group (Support) Ltd to notify Publica Group (Support) Ltd of the contract extension by 29 October 2021 as outlined within this report.

9.

Budget Monitoring 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 413 KB

Report of the Cabinet Member Finance and Assets-TO FOLLOW

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The contents of the report be noted, including the key projected variances to the 2021/22 budget approved by Council on 22 February 2021 and the actions to ensure delivery of services within budget.

10.

Briefing from Cabinet Members

11.

Cheltenham Trust grant award

Report of the Cabinet Member Culture, Wellbeing and Business

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The recommendations be approved.