Decisions

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Decisions published

17/09/2020 - COUNCIL MEETINGS CORONAVIRUS GOVERNANCE REVIEW - UPDATE ref: 3790    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/09/2020 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 17/09/2020

Effective from: 17/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved-

 

That the report be noted.

 

                                                            (Adrian Tumber – 07970 412150)


17/09/2020 - MINUTES OF THE WEST YORKSHIRE PENSION FUND (WYPF) LOCAL PENSION BOARD MEETINGS HELD ON 24 MARCH 2020 AND 23 JUNE 2020 ref: 3793    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/09/2020 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 17/09/2020

Effective from: 17/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved-

 

That the minutes of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund Board meetings held on 24 March 2020 and 23 June 2020 were considered.

 

                                                            (Caroline Blackburn – 01274 434523)


17/09/2020 - INTERNAL AUDIT ANNUAL REPORT 2019/20 ref: 3792    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/09/2020 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 17/09/2020

Effective from: 17/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved-

 

That the work undertaken by Internal Audit during 2019/20 be recognised and supported.

 

                                                                        (Mark St Romaine – 01274 432888)


17/09/2020 - CORPORATE INVESTIGATIONS UNIT - ANNUAL PERFORMANCE INFORMATION ref: 3791    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Governance and Audit Committee

Made at meeting: 17/09/2020 - Governance and Audit Committee

Decision published: 17/09/2020

Effective from: 17/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved-

 

That the performance information contained within Document “I” be noted.

 

                                                                        (Harry Singh – 01274 437256)


08/09/2020 - WEST YORKSHIRE DEVOLUTION CONSULTATION AND NEXT STEPS ref: 3782    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 09/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the Summary of Consultation Responses attached as Appendix 1 to Document “BZ” and its conclusions be endorsed.

 

(2)       That the Summary of Consultation Responses and representations set out in Appendix 1 to Document “BZ” be agreed in principle to being submitted to the Secretary of State by 11 September 2020, and to jointly delegate authority to the Managing Director of the Combined Authority, in consultation with the Leader and Chief Executive of each Constituent Council and the Chair of the Combined Authority, to finalise and submit these documents.

 

(3)       That the updated timetable set out in Appendix 2 to Document “BZ” and the next steps be noted which are subject to the consent being given by the Constituent Councils and Combined Authority, to the draft Order in November 2020 so that a mayoral combined authority model and associated changes may be adopted and implemented by May 2021, as set out in the Deal.

 

(4)       That Document “BZ” and the associated appendices be referred to Council to consider, provide any comments and endorse the Executive decisions taken.

 

(5)       That this decision is exempt from call-in on the grounds of urgency, for the reasons set out in paragraph 6.1 to Document “BZ”.

 

ACTION: Chief Executive

 

Overview & Scrutiny Committee: Corporate

 

(Phil Witcherley – 01274 431241)

 


08/09/2020 - REVIEW OF THE COUNCIL'S COMMUNITY ASSET TRANSFER POLICY AND ASSETS OF COMMUNITY VALUE PROCESS ref: 3785    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 09/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)          That the new Community Asset Transfer policy and revised process attached to Document “CC”be approved.

 

(2)          That authority be provided to the Strategic Director Corporate Resources in consultation with the Director of Finance and City Solicitor to approve disposals (including any disposals at ‘less than Best Consideration’) under the new Community Asset Transfer policy and revised process.

 

(3)          That the amendments to the Assets of Community Value process be adopted without amendment.

 

(4)          That Executive have considered Full Council’s proposals determined:

 

·         Not to offer an affordable loan product

·         To enhance the toolkit already provided

·         That the Community Infrastructure Levy cannot be used to provide funding towards Community Asset Transfer Projects or consider Community Asset Transfer requests for Community Infrastructure Levy alongside other requests

·         To improve the community’s awareness of finance options

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Corporate Resources

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Regeneration & Environment

 

(Neil Charlesworth – 01274 433622)

 


08/09/2020 - THE TFD CENTRE EARLY HELP AND PREVENTION ALL AGE HUB ref: 3784    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 09/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the Executive approves the project and incorporates the financial implications within the capital programme, subject to PAG agreeing the capital investment.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Children’s Services

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Children’s Services

 

 (Lisa Brett - 01274 431610)

 

 


08/09/2020 - MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL STRATEGY UPDATE, 2020/21 TO 2022/23.THE REPORT ALSO SEPARATELY OUTLINES THE IMMEDIATE NEED FOR THE LOCAL TEST & TRACE SERVICE EXPANSION IN 2020/21 TO HELP MANAGE A REDUCTION IN COVID-19 INFECTIONS; AND AN IMMEDIATE NEED TO DLI ref: 3783    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 09/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That having considered the Medium Term Financial Strategy as an      assessment of the Council’s financial outlook to 2023/24 , and a            framework for it to remain financially viable and deliver           sustainable public services, in line with its priorities, that             Executive notes the updated and revised Medium Term Financial            Strategy at Appendix 1 to Document “CA”.

 

(2)       That the investment of £1.6m into the expansion of the Local Test & Trace service as outlined in Appendix 2 to Document “CA” Option 2 be approved. The £1.6m of funding to derive from £300k of remaining Test & Trace Grant, £380k of Public Health Grant, with the remainder deriving from Council Financial resources in lieu of any additional Government Funding.

 

(3)       That the investment of £264k to enable the delivery of the Care Home Resilience Plan be approved, to be funded from Council Financial resources in lieu of any additional Government Funding.

 

ACTION: Director of Finance

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Corporate

 

(Andrew Cross - 07870 386523)

 


08/09/2020 - PARTNER-FUTURE PENSION ARRANGEMENTS-TREATMENT AS A SUBSUMPTION BODY IN THE WEST YORKSHIRE PENSION FUND ref: 3781    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 09/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That consideration of this matter be deferred to a future meeting.

 

ACTION: Director of Finance

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Corporate

                                                   

    (Chris Chapman – 01274 433656)

 


08/09/2020 - WEST YORKSHIRE DEVOLUTION CONSULTATION AND NEXT STEPS ref: 3789    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - Council

Decision published: 08/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the resolution of the Executive on West Yorkshire Devolution and Next Steps as set out below be endorsed:

 

(1)       That the Summary of Consultation Responses attached as Appendix 1 to Document “BZ” and its conclusions be endorsed.

 

(2)       That the Summary of Consultation Responses and representations set out in Appendix 1 to Document “BZ” be agreed in principle to being submitted to the Secretary of State by 11 September 2020, and to jointly delegate authority to the Managing Director of the Combined Authority, in consultation with the Leader and Chief Executive of each Constituent Council and the Chair of the Combined Authority, to finalise and submit these documents.

 

(3)       That the updated timetable set out in Appendix 2 to Document “BZ” and the next steps be noted which are subject to the consent being given by the Constituent Councils and Combined Authority, to the draft Order in November 2020 so that a mayoral combined authority model and associated changes may be adopted and implemented by May 2021, as set out in the Deal.

 

ACTION:        Chief Executive