Decisions

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Decisions published

10/09/2020 - Exempt Minutes of Meeting held on 9 July 2020 ref: 304    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020


10/09/2020 - Revenue Investment Funds 2020/21 Quarter 1 Report ref: 296    Recommendations Approved

A report concerning the Investment Fund

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet:

 

1)       Approves a £0.150m allocation from the Place Shaping and Capital Feasibility Fund to the Art Challenge for Economic Recovery project.

 

2)       Supports the progress made on the Economic Recovery Strategy with four projects approved by Corporate Board under the under the authorisation delegated to Chief Executive at a total cost of £0.458m.

 

3)       Authorises the Strategic Director for Communities to procure and enter any agreements to give effect to the proposals in 1 and 2 on terms and conditions acceptable to the Strategic Director for Resources.

Lead officer: Andrew Healey


10/09/2020 - Council Plan 2020-2025 Quarter 1 Performance Progress Report Period under review: April 2020 to June 2020 ref: 291    Recommendations Approved

Quarter 1 Performance Progress Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet:

 

a)       Notes the progress of the delivery of the Council Plan 2020 - 2025 for the period as contained in the report.

 

b)       Agree the proposed changes to the Commissioning Intentions Framework.

Lead officer: Vanessa Belton


10/09/2020 - Local Digital Declaration ref: 298    Recommendations Approved

Cabinet is asked to endorse a proposal that Warwickshire County Council signs the Local Digital Declaration.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet:

 

1.       Agrees that Warwickshire County Council signs up to the Local Digital Declaration.

 

2.       Endorses the proposed next steps in benefiting from being signatories to the Declaration.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Spencer Payne


10/09/2020 - (Exempt) Insurance Service Tender 2021-2028 ref: 305    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks approval to proceed with a process to tender for a new insurance service contract from April 2021.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Lead officer: Chris Norton


10/09/2020 - 2020/21 Quarter 1 Budget Monitoring Report ref: 292    Recommendations Approved

A report that updates Cabinet on the current position regarding the budget

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

a)       Notes the forecast overspend of £3.364m for the 2020/21 financial year on the Council’s revenue budget.

 

b)       Notes there is a forecast under-delivery of the 2020/21 savings requirement to the value of £2.995m.

 

c)       Approves the transfer of £8.000m revenue underspend in Corporate Services to reserves to provide some capacity to phase the need to deliver additional savings to balance the Medium Term Financial Strategy.

 

d)       Notes the increases to the approved 2020/21 capital programme of £37.370m since the programme was last reported in March 2020, as part of approved changes totalling £53.900m to the cost and funding of schemes across the length of the programme.

 

e)       Approves the carry forward of the reprofiled spend on the capital programme of £23.710m in 2020/21 into future years.

Lead officer: Purnima Sherwood, Andrew Healey


10/09/2020 - Council's COVID-19 Recovery Plan ref: 293    Recommendations Approved

A report that seeks Cabinet approval for the Council's Covid-19 Recovery programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet:

 

1.       approves the Council’s Recovery Plan included as Appendix A, subject to actions being costed and affordability assessed against the available investment funds, with any on-going implications being considered in the Medium Term Financial Strategy refresh for 2021/22 onwards; and

 

2.       approves the next steps for development of the Council Plan for 2021/22.

Lead officer: Gereint Stoneman, Paul Williams


10/09/2020 - Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman - Annual Review and Summary of Upheld Complaints ref: 303    Recommendations Approved

A report asking Cabinet to receive and comment on the annual review and summary of upheld complaints against WCC issued by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman in the financial year 2019/20.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet notes the annual review and summary of upheld complaints issued by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman for the financial year 2019/20.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Sioned Harper, Isabelle Moorhouse


10/09/2020 - Capital Investment Fund 2020/21 Q2 ref: 295    Recommendations Approved

Cabinet to approve allocations from the Capital Investment Fund and add projects to the capital programme or to recommend to Council where projects exceed £2 million.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet approves:

 

1)       £3.615 million from the Capital Investment Fund for relocation work at Kingsway Nursery & Children’s Centre and recommend to Full Council to add to the Capital Programme at a full cost of £5.165 million.

 

2)       £0.430 million from the Capital Investment Fund for replacement bollards in Stratford, Nuneaton and Bedworth and add to the Capital Programme.

 

3)       £0.750 million from the Capital Investment Fund for the extension of the small business capital grants scheme and add to the Capital Programme at a full cost of £1.330 million.

 

4)       £3.025 million from the Capital Investment Fund for improvements to the A3400 Birmingham Road Corridor (Stratford) and recommend to Full Council to increase the existing scheme in the Capital Programme to a full cost of £6.525 million.

 

5)       £2.002 million from the Capital Investment Fund for improvements to the A446 Stonebridge Junction (Coleshill) and recommend to Full Council to add to the Capital Programme at a full cost of £2.378 million.

 

6)       £4.682 million from the Capital Investment Fund for improvements to the A429 Coventry Road Corridor (Warwick) and recommend to Full Council to add to the Capital Programme at a full cost of £5.921 million, on the condition that CIL funding is secured from WDC.

 

7)       £1.968 million from the Capital Investment Fund for procurement of measuring equipment to support evidence led decision making in tackling the climate emergency and air quality and recommend to Full Council to add to the Capital Programme at a full cost of £2.058 million.

 

8)       The authorisation of the Strategic Director for Communities to procure and enter into any agreements to give effect to the proposals on terms and conditions acceptable to the Strategic Director for Resources.

 

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Andrew Harper


10/09/2020 - Customer Service Excellence Standard Reaccreditation ref: 297    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

           

That Cabinet:

 

1.       Notes the outcome of the Customer Service Excellence Standard Reaccreditation which took place during January 2020.

 

2.       Agrees the actions to address the partial compliances and the areas for improvement as outlined in Appendix 3.

 

3.       Acknowledges the Compliance Plus and Areas of Good Practice as detailed in Appendix 4.

 

 

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Maureen Oakes


10/09/2020 - Establishment of a Framework Agreement for Children’s Therapeutic Services an Interventions ref: 300    Recommendations Approved

A report on the Establishment of a Framework Agreement for Children’s Therapeutic Services an Interventions

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

1)       Cabinet approves proceeding with an appropriate procurement process for the provision of a Children’s Therapeutic Interventions Framework on behalf of Adoption Central England.

 

2)       Cabinet approves and authorises the Strategic Director for People to enter into all relevant contracts for the provision of Children’s Therapeutic Interventions Framework on terms and conditions acceptable to the Strategic Director for Resources.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: John Coleman, Brenda Vincent


10/09/2020 - Minutes of the Previous Meetings ref: 306    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

The minutes of the previous meetings of Cabinet held on 9 July and 27 August 2020 were agreed.


10/09/2020 - Home to School Transport Policy ref: 299    Recommendations Approved

Recommendation to Cabinet following public consultation on the proposed change to the definition of a pupil's qualifying school

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet endorses the following revision to the Home to School Transport   policy:

 

         The definition of a pupil’s qualifying school is altered to mean either the closest qualifying school to the pupil’s home address, with places available, that provides education appropriate to the age, ability and aptitude of the pupil and takes in account any special educational needs that pupil may have, or the priority area school in which the pupil resides.  This change would be implemented from publication of the Home to School Transport Policy.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Emma Basden-Smith


10/09/2020 - Proposal to Establish Specialist Resourced Provision at Paddox Primary School, Rugby ref: 302    Recommendations Approved

Recommendation to Cabinet following outcome of the statutory consultation on the proposal to establish specialist resourced provision at Paddox Primary School

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet approves the establishment of specialist resourced provision at   Paddox Primary School, Rugby.

Divisions affected: Eastlands;

Lead officer: Emma Basden-Smith, Steve Pendleton


10/09/2020 - Warwickshire Foster Carer Association ref: 301    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for supporting the establishment of a Warwickshire Foster Carer Association.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet:

 

1.       Supports the Warwickshire Foster Carer Association (WFCA) applying for charitable status.

 

2.       Approves and authorises the Strategic Director for People to provide the Warwickshire Foster Carer Association with £15,000 towards their set up costs for establishing the charity for the financial year 2020/21 and to make a further payment of £10,000 to the charity for the year 2021/22, subject to terms and conditions acceptable to the Strategic Director for Resources.

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: John Coleman, Brenda Vincent


10/09/2020 - Draft Annual Governance Statement 2019-20 ref: 294    Recommmend Forward to Council

Presentation of a Draft AGS for consideration and comment by the A&S Committee prior to sharing with external auditors along withthe draft financial statements.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 10/09/2020

Decision:

That Cabinet endorses the 2019/20 Annual Governance Statement prior to submission to Council for approval.

Lead officer: Lynn Todman