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

19/07/2021 - To amend the Discretionary Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme ref: 2578    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Finance and Assets

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 19/07/2021

Lead officer: Jayne Gilpin


19/07/2021 - Acceptance of Tender for the manufacture and installation of replacement timber fire doors within the domestic housing stock ref: 2577    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Finance and Assets

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 28/07/2021

Decision:

To accept the tender from Ventro Limited for the manufacture and installation of replacement timber fire doors within the domestic housing stock.

Lead officer: Dominic Stead


06/07/2021 - Lettings Plan 5-11 Windermere Road ref: 2562    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Managing Director - Place and Growth - Tim Atkins

Decision published: 15/07/2021

Effective from: 06/07/2021

Decision:

To agree a Local Lettings Plan to cover all lettings of 4 x two bedroom flats (odd numbers) in block 5-11 Windermere Road, Hatherley, Cheltenham, to be reviewed on an annual basis.

Lead officer: Martin Stacy


13/07/2021 - The Cheltenham Trust - Capital Grant Award to support the redevelopment of The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum ref: 2575    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021


13/07/2021 - Housing, Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy Action Plan ref: 2569    For Determination

To approve the updated action plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The Housing, Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy Action Plan Update for 2021 be approved.

Lead officer: Martin Stacy


13/07/2021 - A Property Matter (1) ref: 2573    For Determination

To consider the recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Lead officer: Tim Atkins


13/07/2021 - Financial Outturn 2020/21 ref: 2572    For Determination

To consider the recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

 

RESOLVED THAT:

 

Council be recommended to:

  1. Receive the financial outturn performance position for the General Fund, summarised at Appendix 2, and notes that in delivering services in 2020/21, there was an underspend of £394,663 against the recovery budget approved by Council in November 2020;
  2. Notes £609,345 of carry forward approved by the Section 151 Officer under delegated powers at Appendix 5;
  3. Approve the proposal for the use of the underspend after the carry forward requests outlined in Section 2.10 of this report and delegates authority to the Executive Director of Finance and Assets in consultation with the Lead Member for Finance and Assets to ensure the underspend it spent in line with this proposal;
  4. Note the annual treasury management report at Appendix 7 and note the actual 2020/21 prudential and treasury indicators;
  5. Note the capital programme outturn position as detailed in Appendix 8 and approve the carry forward of unspent budgets into 2021/22;
  6. Note the year end position in respect of Section 106 and CIL agreements and partnership funding agreements at Appendix 9;
  7. Note the outturn position in respect of collection rates for council tax and non-domestic rates for 2020/21 in Appendix 10;
  8. Note the outturn position in respect of collection rates for sundry debts for 2020/21 in Appendix 11;
  9. Receive the financial outturn performance position for the Housing Revenue Account for 2020/21 in Appendices 12 and 13 (as detailed in Section 11) and approves the carry forward of capital budgets in 2021/22 as set out in paragraph 11.9.

 

Lead officer: Gemma Bell


13/07/2021 - Local Discretionary Business Rates Relief Schemes ref: 2571    For Determination

Report on Business Rates Reliefs 2021/22

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The business rates Expanded Retail Discount scheme for 2021/22 as detailed in appendix 2 and the detailed guidance in appendix 4 be approved;

2.    The Nursery Discount scheme for 2021/22 in line with appendix 3 and the detailed guidance in appendix 4 be approved;

3.    The Head of Revenues and Benefits be authorised, in consultation with the Cabinet Member Finance and Assets, to implement any further changes in 2021/22 made by the Government to the reliefs detailed in appendix 2;

4.    Due to the volume of cases, decisions relating to the application of these reliefs be delegated to the Head of Revenues and Benefits and officers in the Business Rates team. In the case of a dispute reconsideration is to be made by the Executive Director Finance and Assets.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jayne Gilpin


13/07/2021 - Cabinet appointment to outside bodies ref: 2570    For Determination

To nominate Councillors for appointments to outside bodies.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/07/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    Nominations/appointments be made to the outside bodies as set out in Appendix 2A in accordance with the following principles:

 

·         All nominations are made on the basis that the nominee/appointee is a representative of Cheltenham Borough Council insofar as that is compatible with any overriding legal duty to the outside body;

·         Cabinet/the Leader reserves the right at any time to withdraw/terminate a nomination/appointment which it has made;

·         A nomination/appointment to an outside body is referred to Council for determination where consensus on that nomination/appointment cannot be achieved between the political Group Leaders.

 

2.    Appointments be made to joint committees as set out in Appendix 2B;

 

3.    The Cabinet Member responsibilities for the bodies/groups listed in Appendix 2C be noted;

Lead officer: Bev Thomas


12/07/2021 - To Approve Gambling Policy Statement for Consultation ref: 2576    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Customer and Regulatory Services

Decision published: 12/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

To approve the Gambling Policy Statement for Consultation.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Louis Krog