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

25/05/2022 - To award a grant of £10k to Cheltenham Alliance for Race Equity ref: 2752    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Safety and Communities

Decision published: 13/06/2022

Effective from: 21/06/2022

Decision:

To award a community grant to the following organisation:  a grant of £10,000 to Cheltenham Alliance for Race Equity

 

Lead officer: Richard Gibson


18/05/2022 - Queen's Baton Relay-Commonwealth Games ref: 2750    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Community & Economic Development - Tracey Birkinshaw

Decision published: 09/06/2022

Effective from: 18/05/2022

Decision:

To enter into a Host Agreement with the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games in connection to Cheltenham’s hosting of a visit of the Queen’s Baton Relay on Tuesday 5 July 2022.


23/05/2022 - To award contract to Roberts Limbrick for feasibility study at Montpellier Gardens toilets ref: 2747    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Finance and Assets and Deputy Section 151 Officer - Gemma Bell

Decision published: 31/05/2022

Effective from: 23/05/2022

Decision:

To award a contract to Roberts Limbrick for £24,000 to undertake an initial feasibility study and agreed set of costed designs with a delivery programme that will inform the Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the works contract for the refurbishment of the public toilets at Montpellier Gardens incorporating a Changing Places facility.

Lead officer: Gemma Bell


19/05/2022 - To accept an initial donation of £5,000 and further donations up to the full value of restoration from the Friends of Pittville (FoP) to be used by CBC to restore, the Steps, Gate and Railings, identified in the FoP CBC Funding Agreement. ref: 2746    Recommendations Approved

To accept an initial donation of £5,000 and further donations up to the full value of restoration from the Friends of Pittville (FoP) to be used by CBC to restore, the Steps, Gate and Railings, identified in the FoP CBC Funding Agreement.

 

Should further donations not be received this decision and the supporting Funding Agreement places no obligation on the Council to undertake further works outside those agreed for payment by the initial donation.

Decision Maker: Director of Community & Economic Development - Tracey Birkinshaw

Decision published: 23/05/2022

Effective from: 19/05/2022

Lead officer: Tracey Birkinshaw


18/05/2022 - Ubico Shareholder Decision- Business Plan Approval ref: 2743    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Leader

Decision published: 18/05/2022

Effective from: 18/05/2022

Decision:

A decision has been taken by the Leader to approve the following written resolution, as the shareholder for Ubico Limited:

 

To approve the 2022/23 Business Plan.

 

Lead officer: Karen Watson


16/05/2022 - To authorise the contracting of RPA to the CBC Client Role for the MX programme in line with the specification and proposal received. ref: 2742    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Finance, Assets and Regeneration - Paul Jones

Decision published: 17/05/2022

Effective from: 16/05/2022

Lead officer: Paul Jones


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 Community & Economic Development - 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

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

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