Decisions

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Decisions published

12/11/2020 - Education Sufficiency Annual Update 2020 ref: 336    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

That Cabinet endorses the Annual Education sufficiency Update 2020 and the

proposed schemes to ensure sufficiency of school places in Warwickshire.


12/11/2020 - Exempt Minutes of the Meeting of Cabinet held on 8 October 2020 ref: 340    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 21/11/2020


12/11/2020 - Exclusion of the Press and Members of the Public ref: 339    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 12/11/2020

Decision:

Agreed


12/11/2020 - Warwickshire Safeguarding Annual Report 2019-2020 ref: 335    Recommendations Approved

To present Cabinet with the annual report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 12/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

That Cabinet:

 

1.  Welcomes the Warwickshire Safeguarding Annual Report for 2019-2020 (Appendix) and notes the progress that Warwickshire Safeguarding has made in its transition to its new partnership arrangements and the progress that has been made to strengthen assurance activities and learning and development opportunities,

 

2.  Notes the progress made against the strategic priorities and how partner agencies have collaborated to support vulnerable members of our communities to be supported to be independent and safe,

 

3.  Asks the Strategic Director for People to implement arrangements for continuing to raise awareness, understanding and ownership of the

safeguarding agenda across the Council.

 

Lead officer: Amrita Sharma, Paul Williams


12/11/2020 - 2020/21 Quarter 2 Budget Monitoring Report ref: 331    Recommendations Approved

This report outlines the forecast financial position of the organisation at the end of 2020/21 based on the information known at the end of the second quarter.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

That Cabinet:

 

a)       Notes the forecast underspend of £4.784m 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 £2.694m.

 

c)        Notes the increases to the approved 2020/21 capital programme of £0.363m since the programme was last reported in Quarter 1.

 

d)       Approves the carry forward of the reprofiled spend on the capital programme of £7.847m in 2020/21 into future years.

 

e)       Acknowledges that at the date of writing this report, the National Lockdown commencing on 5 November had not been announced.  As such, it is important to note that the inevitability of potentially significant changes to the forecast position. This will be driven by changes to Covid related income and expenditure pressures and also Covid funding changes.

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Chris Norton, Emily Reaney


12/11/2020 - Capital Investment Fund 2020/21 Quarter 3 ref: 333    Recommendations Approved

To seek Cabinet approval to allocate funding from the Capital Investment Fund and add projects to the capital programme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

That Cabinet:  

 

1)  Approves £0.238 million from the Capital Investment Fund for the purchase of Waste Containers at the Household Waste Recycling Centres and add to the Capital Programme;

 

2)  Approves £0.810 million from the Capital Investment Fund for the replacement of 15 Bus Fleet vehicles (Home to School Transport) and add to the Capital Programme at a cost of £0.885 million, with the remainder funded from capital receipts generated from the disposal of existing vehicles;

 

3)  Approves £0.660 million from the Capital Investment Fund to redevelop and upgrade three WCC owned Gypsy and Traveller sites at Griff Hollows, Pathlow and Alvecote, and add to the Capital Programme;

 

4)  Approves £0.512 million from the Capital Investment Fund to create office space at Holly Walk, Leamington at a cost of £1.012 million, with £0.500 million funded from CWLEP grant and add to the Capital Programme; and

 

5)  Authorises 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


12/11/2020 - (Exempt) Update on Commercial Renewable Energy Initiatives ref: 341    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Claire Brewster


12/11/2020 - Minutes of the Previous Meeting ref: 344    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 12/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes of the previous meeting were agreed as an accurate record.


12/11/2020 - Treasury Management Monitoring Report ref: 332    Recommendations Approved

Treasury Management activity and performance in respect of the first six months of 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

That the Cabinet notes the Treasury Management activity and

performance in respect of the first six months of 2020/21.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Chris Norton, Emily Reaney


12/11/2020 - Emscote Road Corridor Improvements ref: 334    Recommendations Approved

A summary of the proposed improvements to the Emscote Road Corridor recently part of a Capital Investment Fund application for £6.645.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

That Cabinet:

 

1)  Recommends that Council:

 

    Approves the allocation of £6.645m from the Capital Investment Fund to the Emscote Road Corridor Improvements Scheme;

 

    Adds the scheme to the capital programme at a total cost of £10.239m; and

 

    Agrees that the allocation from the Capital Investment Fund is reduced by the amount of any alternative external funding secured in the future.

 

2)  Subject to Council approving recommendation 1), authorises the Strategic Director for Communities to invite tenders and award all necessary contracts, on terms acceptable to the Strategic Director for Resources, and secure all necessary consents and take all such other steps as the Strategic Director for Communities considers necessary to deliver the scheme.

 

Lead officer: Paul Kinsella


12/11/2020 - 5G and Digital Connectivity ref: 338    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of the report is to provide context and background on the existing digital infrastructure across Warwickshire for both full fibre and mobile connectivity. The report will then outline the need to improve mobile network connectivity, especially the acceleration of the deployment of 5G across the county.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Decision:

 

Resolved

 

That Cabinet:

 

1)        Agrees that there is a need to extend and improve gigabit digital connectivity across Warwickshire and approves and adopts the Digital Infrastructure Strategy (at Appendix C) to support the Council Plan 2020 – 2025, the Council’s Covid–19 Recovery Plan and the Warwickshire Place

Shaping Programme.

 

2)         Agrees to establish a Digital Connectivity Board supported by a Digital Infrastructure Team (as set out at paragraph 5.2 and subject to funding being available) to develop and promote a Digital Infrastructure Programme for and to coordinate and manage the deployment of full fibre connectivity and 5G mobile networks across Warwickshire.

 

3)       Authorises the Strategic Director for Resources to develop the governance and project management arrangements for the Digital Infrastructure Programme in line with the objectives of the Digital Infrastructure Strategy and the Council Plan 2020 – 2025 and the requirements of the constitution.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: David Ayton-Hill, Craig Cusack


12/11/2020 - Council Plan 2020-2025, Quarter 2 Performance Progress Report, Period under review: April 2020 to September 2020 ref: 330    Recommendations Approved

Mid Year Performance Progress Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet notes  the progress of the delivery of the Council Plan 2020

- 2025 for the period as contained in the report.

Lead officer: Vanessa Belton


12/11/2020 - Warwickshire Youth Justice Service Report 2020/21 ref: 337    Recommendations Approved

This report is presented to cabinet on an annual basis.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

That the Warwickshire COVID 19 Recovery Plan, which for this year only replaces the more regular Youth Justice Plan, is approved by Cabinet.

Lead officer: Sally Nash


12/11/2020 - (Exempt) Property Service Review ref: 343    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Chris Kaye, Janice Ogden, Sarah Tregaskis


12/11/2020 - (Exempt) Property Sales - Warwickshire ref: 342    Recommendations Approved

Property Sales

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 12/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Chris Kaye, Janice Ogden, Sarah Tregaskis