Decisions

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Decisions published

09/11/2020 - MID-YEAR PERFORMANCE REPORT ref: 3873    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 09/11/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 10/11/2020

Effective from: 09/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved

 

That the contents of the report be noted.

 

ACTION: No Action

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Corporate

 

(Phil Witcherley - 07970 684889)

 

 


09/11/2020 - PROTECTING CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS AT RISK OF EXPLOITATION ref: 3877    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 09/11/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 10/11/2020

Effective from: 09/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the contents of the report be noted

 

(2)       That the Executive shall receive a further update on the progress of the response to exploitation in 12 months’ time.

 

(3)       That subsequent reports be provided to Area Committees

 

(4)       That all councillors undertake training and refresher updates on Child Exploitation as part of their induction and ongoing training with regular refreshers.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Children’s Services

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Children’s Services, Health and

Wellbeing

(Lawrence Bone - 01274 434361)

 

 

 


09/11/2020 - PERSONAL TRAVEL ASSISTANCE BUDGET RATE: AUTHORITY TO CONSULT ref: 3876    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 09/11/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 10/11/2020

Effective from: 09/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That approval be given to commence a public consultation on both

elements of the PTAB rates (Option 9.2 to Document “CM”) as

outlined at point 1.4 to Document “CM”.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Children’s Services

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Children’s Services

 

(Michael Bunting - 07970 828949)


09/11/2020 - COVID-19: RESPONSE, RESILIENCE, RECOVERY ref: 3875    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 09/11/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 10/11/2020

Effective from: 09/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the range and scale of activity undertaken to date by Council services, working with partners to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the outstanding nature of that collective effort be noted, and that the Executive puts on record its thanks to everyone involved for their on-going  work in supporting the communities and businesses of the district during a time of unprecedented difficulty and uncertainty.

(2)       That the key areas of focus for the Council over the winter months and the pressures on services and resources be noted, and requires all services to develop business continuity and contingency plans.

(3)       That it be noted that Council capacity and resources are stretched to the limit and that the need to respond to any further emergency would inevitably reduce the resources available to minimise and prevent infection deliver key services, support our communities and economy and plan for the future.

(4)       That the recommendations to Government set out at section 7 to Document “CL” be agreed, endorses them as the basis on which to negotiate and position Bradford District with Government as a key partner in preventing and minimising the spread of infection, staying resilient over Winter, maintaining vital services, levelling up the national economy and securing public sector reform.

(5)       That the Chief Executive be requested to ensure that Government is made aware of the Council’s position and seek a meeting with Ministers to discuss how we work more effectively together through the pandemic and in building a better future.

 

ACTION: Chief Executive

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Corporate

 

(Nigel Smith - 01274 434635)

 


09/11/2020 - QUARTER 2 FINANCE POSITION STATEMENT 2020/21 ref: 3874    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 09/11/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 10/11/2020

Effective from: 09/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved -

 

(1)       That the contents of the report be noted.

 

(2)       That the £3.1m of additional support for Adult Social Care providers as detailed in section 3.7. to Document “CJ” be approved.  Funding to derive from Emergency Covid Grants.

 

(3)       That the £100k of additional support for the Social Care team in Legal Services be approved to help manage increased caseloads. Funding to derive from Emergency Covid Grants.

 

(4)       That the following capital expenditure schemes be approved:

 

·      £0.21m for new automated Bradford City Centre Bollards as part of the on-going replacement programme. This will be funded by corporate borrowing from the General Contingency Budget.

·      £0.194m for IT Core Infrastructure projects to increase the bandwidth for internet access. The scheme to be funded by using the previously agreed budget in February 2020 from the remaining £0.7m Reserve schemes for IT Capital Projects.

·      £0.22m for the purchase and implementation of a new Libraries Management System and self-service machines. The will be funded by a mixture of corporate borrowing and savings on annual maintenance costs.

·      £0.655m additional budget to enable the completion of unforeseen works at Ilkley Lido and a new scheme to replace the water filtration system. This will be funded by the additional contingency that was set aside in the 2020-21 Quarter 1 Finance Position Statement for future budget requests within the Capital Investment Plan.

·      £1.075m Affordable Housing Programme. This is to be funded by a combination of additional grant income and/or commuted sums.

 

That it be noted that the following has been approved under Section 1.7 of the Financial Regulations:

  • £0.09m for works to install a Stage Lift at the Alhambra Theatre. This will be funded by corporate borrowing from the General Contingency.

 

ACTION: Director of Finance

 

Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Corporate

 

(Andrew Cross - 07870 386523)

                                                                                  

 


09/11/2020 - MINUTES OF THE WEST YORKSHIRE COMBINED AUTHORITY ref: 3878    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 09/11/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 10/11/2020

Effective from: 09/11/2020

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the minutes of the meeting(s) of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority held on 6 February 2020; 16 April 2020; 21 May 2020; 25 June 2020 and 27 July 2020 be received.

 

ACTION: No Action