Decisions

Decision records have been maintained since October 2010 when the system was implemented. For details of specific decisions taken before this time please contact Democratic Services.

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Decisions published

13/05/2022 - To contract Natasha Russell Events Ltd to deliver event management services on behalf of Cheltenham Borough Council. ref: 2739    For Determination

Decision Maker: Director of Planning-Tracey Birkinshaw

Decision published: 13/05/2022

Effective from: 13/05/2022

Decision:

To contract Natasha Russell Events Ltd to deliver event management services on behalf of Cheltenham Borough Council.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tracey Birkinshaw


13/05/2022 - To publish a discretionary Disabled Facilities Grant policy, introduced countywide on a pilot scheme basis. ref: 2738    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Enforcement Manager-Mark Nelson

Decision published: 13/05/2022

Effective from: 13/05/2022

Decision:

To publish a discretionary Disabled Facilities Grant policy, introduced countywide on a pilot scheme basis.

 

This policy will assist disabled facility grant applicants who require adaptations that will be above the mandatory grant limit of £30,000 to a maximum discretionary grant of £20,000 and/ or applicants who are unable to meet the assessed contribution following a means test, where there assessed contribution is £10,000 or below.

 

The Council’s existing Disabled Facilities Grant policy remains unchanged and in conjunction with the other Gloucestershire district authorities, this newly introduced discretionary grant policy is to be reviewed on a quarterly basis and fully reviewed in March 2023.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Nelson


13/05/2022 - To approve the award of a 3 year contract (with the option of a 2 year extension) to Yotta by Ubico Ltd, and funding be given to Ubico to facilitate implementation costs ref: 2741    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To approve the award of a 3 year contract (with the option of a 2 year extension) to Votta by Ubico Ltd, on behalf of Cheltenham Borough Council, for the supply of an Environmental Services "Connected Working" Digital Transformation Solution at a total cost of £316,720 plus VAT for 3 years

 

(5 year total contract cost if the 2 year optional extension is taken up of £453,402 plus VAT)

 

AND funding be given to Ubico to facilitate the programme/project implementation costs of the system at an estimated cost of £93,926 for the 3 year period and £133,496 for 5 year period if the 2 year optional contract extension is taken up.

 

Total cost of programme/project implementation for Votta and Ubico is:

·         3 years: £410,646 plus VAT

·         5 years: £586,898 plus VAT (if the 2 year optional extension is taken up)

 

Please note: costs exclude inflation and extra module at approx. £12k­ £16k that may be required.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Waste, Recycling and Street Services

Decision published: 13/05/2022

Effective from: 21/05/2022

Lead officer: Karen Watson


13/05/2022 - To dispose of the council’s freehold interest in the Horse & Groom, 30 St. George’s Place. ref: 2740    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Finance and Assets

Decision published: 13/05/2022

Effective from: 21/05/2022

Decision:

To dispose of the council’s freehold interest in the Horse & Groom, 30 St. George’s Place.

Lead officer: Simon Hodges


10/05/2022 - To appoint Willans LLP to provide legal services for Kidnappers Lane development ref: 2737    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Property, Finance and Assets and Deputy Section 151 Officer - Gemma Bell

Decision published: 10/05/2022

Effective from: 10/05/2022

Decision:

To approve the appointment of Willans LLP solicitors to provide legal services for the proposed development at Kidnappers Lane, Leckhampton, Cheltenham (S106 developer led design and build package deal) to provide 9 net zero carbon homes comprising 7 x social rent homes and 2 x shared ownership homes. The scope of services will include legal advice with respect to the land and golden brick agreement, JCT Design and Build contract clause amendments, review of the S106 Agreement and Deed of Variation if applicable, preparation of shared ownership leases and ongoing plot sales, plus any other issue that arises where advice and input is required.   

Lead officer: Gemma Bell


05/05/2022 - To engage additional consultancy input and Principal Designer services from WSP UK Ltd ref: 2736    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Property, Finance and Assets and Deputy Section 151 Officer - Gemma Bell

Decision published: 05/05/2022

Effective from: 05/05/2022

Decision:

1. To engage additional services from WSP UK Limited by way of further

consultancy input (up to RIBA Stage 3+) and Principal Designer (PD)

services which are required to deliver the project at 320 Swindon

Road. The redevelopment of this site will deliver 24 new affordable

homes.

 

2. That the engagement can be either by varying the existing agreement

with WSP UK Limited or entering into a new call-off agreement from a

Homes England Framework, whichever route is required by Homes

England.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Bell