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

14/09/2021 - Christmas Ice Rink ref: 2599    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2021

Effective from: 14/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The Authority’s contract rules be waived pursuant to contract rule 6.1.1 for the appointment of 11th Hour Events Limited to supply and deliver the Christmas ice rink in 2021 on Imperial Gardens;

2.    The Authority appoint 11th Hour Events Limited to supply and deliver the ice rink on behalf of the Authority, in advance of planning permission being considered by the Planning Committee on 14th October 2021, and that the costs and risks set out in this report be noted;

3.    A total potential financial commitment of £335,575 plus VAT be approved;

4.    Authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, Place & Growth to agree the terms of the contract and the entrance fees;

5.    £80,302.50 plus VAT be paid as a non-refundable deposit to secure the contractor before planning permission is determined and the contract entered into.


14/09/2021 - Exempt minutes ref: 2600    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2021

Effective from: 14/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The exempt minutes of the 13th July meeting be approved.


14/09/2021 - Local Government Act 1972 - Exempt Business ref: 2602    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2021

Effective from: 14/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

“In accordance with Section 100A(4) Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded from the meeting for the remaining agenda items as it is likely that, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, if members of the public are present there will be disclosed to them exempt information as defined in paragraph 3, Part (1) Schedule (12A) Local Government Act 1972, namely:

Paragraph 3; Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).”


14/09/2021 - Minutes of the last meeting ref: 2601    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2021

Effective from: 14/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The minutes of the 13th July meeting be approved.

 


14/09/2021 - Common licensing standards for licensing hackney carriage and private hire drivers in Gloucestershire ref: 2597    For Determination

To consider the recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2021

Effective from: 24/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The consultation feedback be noted;

2.    The Common Licensing Standards for Taxi and Private Hire Licensing attached at Appendix 2 of this report be adopted;

3.    Authority be delegated to the Licensing Team Leader to put in place the practical measures to implement the common licensing standards policy.

Lead officer: Louis Krog


14/09/2021 - Food Safety Service Plan ref: 2598    For Determination

To approve the Food Safety Service Plan 2021-22.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/09/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2021

Effective from: 24/09/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The appended service plan for 2021-22 be approved.

Lead officer: Bernadette Reed


15/09/2021 - Completion of the BID Baseline Agreement in line with Recommendation 2 of Cabinet decision (27th April 2021) on Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) Renewal Ballot ref: 2604    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Planning-Tracey Crews

Decision published: 16/09/2021

Effective from: 15/09/2021

Lead officer: Tracey Crews


13/09/2021 - To appoint a consultant into the role of interim Head of Planning during gap in service as permanent recruitment is underway (anticipated period until end of the year) ref: 2603    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Planning-Tracey Crews

Decision published: 15/09/2021

Effective from: 13/09/2021

Lead officer: Tracey Crews


31/08/2021 - Continuation of specialist services from Omnigenix to support the Cyber Central Programme Golden Valley Project ref: 2596    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Cyber and Strategic Transport

Decision published: 14/09/2021

Effective from: 22/09/2021

Decision:

To employ Nick Sturge (Omnigenix) on a short-term contract to support the Cyber Central Project of the Golden Valley Programme in leading the Cyber Eco-System work stream and engagement with academia and talent development.

Lead officer: Tim Atkins


09/09/2021 - To remove a s156A restriction from the title relating to the Right of First Refusal at 76 Pennine Road (restrictive covenant, ex-Council property). ref: 2595    Recommendations Approved

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

Decision published: 09/09/2021

Effective from: 09/09/2021

Decision:

To remove a s156A restriction from the title relating to the Right of First Refusal at 76 Pennine Road (restrictive covenant, ex-Council property).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Bell


08/09/2021 - Award of contract to STERLING SECURITY SOLUTIONS (GL1) LIMITED for the provision of taxi marshals ref: 2594    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Environment - Mike Redman

Decision published: 08/09/2021

Effective from: 08/09/2021

Decision:

To award a contract to Sterling Security Solutions (GL1) Limited for the provision of taxi marshals

 


03/09/2021 - Leader Allocation of Executive Functions ref: 2593    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Leader

Decision published: 03/09/2021

Effective from: 03/09/2021

Decision:

To authorise the Head of Property, Finance & Assets or in their absence the Executive Director – Finance and Assets to:

a) take decisions (including key decisions)in respect of the acquisition of properties which are considered to be suitable for use as affordable housing (in accordance with the parameters set out in Section 4 below), and subject to budget allocation, and in consultation with the Cabinet Member Housing;

b) take all necessary steps and undertake all necessary procedures including entering into any legal arrangements or other documentation as may be required to implement or facilitate the acquisitions, in consultation with the Borough Solicitor.


25/08/2021 - Cyclical Redecoration Works to residential properties belonging to Cheltenham Borough Homes. ref: 2592    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Finance and Assets

Decision published: 03/09/2021

Effective from: 11/09/2021

Decision:

To appoint Ian Williams Ltd under a JCT Measured Term Contract to carry out Cyclical Redecoration Works to residential properties belonging to Cheltenham Borough Homes.

Lead officer: Gemma Bell