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

21/01/2021 - To extend the appointment of Trowers and Hamlins LLP for the provision of legal services (via the NHS framework) to support the delivery of the Golden Valley Development ref: 1470    Recommendations Approved

To extend the appointment of Trowers and Hamlins LLP for the provision of legal services (via the NHS framework) to support the delivery of the Golden Valley Development. Extension in principle to post legal agreement with a preferred development partner and potentially into 2022 for on-going legal support, but currently to a spending cap of £150k from current position (i.e. starting from 1st Feb 2021)   .

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Cyber and Safety

Decision published: 02/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Lead officer: Sandra West


22/01/2021 - Allocation of unallocated homelessness prevention funding ref: 1464    For Determination

Decision Maker: Lead Commissioner Housing-Martin Stacy

Decision published: 22/01/2021

Effective from: 22/01/2021

Decision:

To allocate a total of £241,941 currently unallocated MHCLG homelessness prevention funding as follows:

 

1.         £166,941 to Cheltenham Borough Homes’ Housing Options Service for the period 2021/22;

2.         £49,000 towards the costs of Cheltenham Borough Council’s Housing Strategy & Enabling Officer post for a further 2 years from April 2021;

3.         £26,000 to support the provision of intensive housing support services for rough sleepers with complex needs living in independent housing, for a period of 12 months from April 2021. 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


20/01/2021 - To update the CBC volunteer policy with information on one-off volunteering ref: 1463    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Healthy Lifestyles

Decision published: 20/01/2021

Effective from: 20/01/2021

Lead officer: Louise Forey


19/01/2021 - To approve changes to the Local Lettings Plan for the Veteran housing scheme at Jupiter House, Swindon Rd, Cheltenham (incorporating 6 and 8 Brunswick Street) ref: 1462    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Housing

Decision published: 20/01/2021

Effective from: 19/01/2021

Lead officer: Caroline Sutcliffe


20/01/2021 - To extend the Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme to 31 March 2021 ref: 1461    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Finance and Assets

Decision published: 20/01/2021

Effective from: 28/01/2021

Decision:

NHS Test and Trace provided funding for a national “Standard” Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme and a Discretionary scheme, both to be in place between 12 October 2020 and 31 January 2021.

 

On 13 October 2020 Cabinet approved the Discretionary Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme and authorised the Cabinet Member Finance and Assets, to extend the scheme beyond 31 January 2021, in line with Government direction and subject to funding being available.

 

Confirmation has been received from NHS Test and Trace that both schemes will be extended to 31 March 2021. Additional funding has been made available for the discretionary scheme and will be provided for the standard scheme as required.

Lead officer: Jayne Gilpin


19/01/2021 - Award of contract to design and deliver the new build housing scheme at 320 Swindon Road, Cheltenham ref: 1460    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Housing

Decision published: 19/01/2021

Effective from: 27/01/2021

Decision:

To award the contract to WSP to act as the Multi-Disciplinary consultancy team to design and deliver the new build housing scheme at 320 Swindon Road, Cheltenham, over 2 phases

Lead officer: Dominic Stead


15/01/2021 - To enter into a Conditional Local Growth capital funding agreement relating to the Growth Hub Network with Gloucestershire Country Council for funding to deliver the Minster Innovation Exchange project ref: 1459    Recommendations Approved

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

Decision published: 18/01/2021

Effective from: 15/01/2021

Wards affected: Lansdown;

Lead officer: Tim Atkins


15/01/2021 - Application for a grant from the Football Foundation ref: 1458    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Planning-Tracey Crews

Decision published: 15/01/2021

Effective from: 15/01/2021

Decision:

To apply for a grant of £435,000 to the Football Foundation. If successful, the council will be required, through One Legal, to enter into an agreement with the funding provider. If successful, further decision making will be required in line with the consultation.


02/12/2020 - Pro-active enforcement of planning controls for temporary buildings and structures ref: 1457    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Environment - Mike Redman

Decision published: 13/01/2021

Effective from: 02/12/2020

Decision:

To delegate authority  from the Director of Environment to the Head of Planning for the specific purpose of proactive enforcement of planning controls as they apply to the erection of temporary buildings and structures during Covid-19 until 21 May 2021.

 

To take a proactive approach to the enforcement of planning controls as they apply to the erection of temporary buildings and structures during Covid-19.

Lead officer: Mike Redman