Decisions

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Decisions

28/11/2022 - S&ELCP Crowd Funding Scheme

To seek approval to set up a S&ELCP Crowd Funding Scheme, maximising funds raised for community based initiatives

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/01/2023

Lead officer: Andrea Tait

Notice of decision: 24/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
n/a


17/11/2022 - To award a contract for the completion of a Housing Tenant census and Tenant Satisfaction Measures survey ref: 949    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Housing

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 17/11/2022

Decision:

To award a contract to ARP Research Ltd to conduct a Housing Tenant census and Tenant Satisfaction Measures survey for 2023/24. The contract covers both elements of work with an indicative value of £29,020 plus VAT with a project contingency of £5,000 to cover supplementary research.

Lead officer: Vikki Cherry


15/11/2022 - UK Shared Prosperity Funding and Rural England Prosperity Funding ref: 942    Recommendations Approved

To seek agreement to recommendations necessary to progress the delivery of South Holland District Council’s UKSPF programme, and progress decisions required to secure the council’s Rural England Prosperity Funding.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Decision:

1)    That subject to Government approval of the Investment Plan, the Investment Plan be supported and the Council acts as the accountable body for UK Shared Prosperity Funding and Rural Prosperity Funding.

2)    That subject to receiving formal approval from government of the anticipated funding allocation of £326,822, it be agreed to recommend to a future meeting of Council the receipt of the grant monies and the creation of a budget for 2022/23, for use in accordance with the UKSPF investment plan.

3)    That the Deputy Chief Executive (Growth) be authorised in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder to submit an addendum to the UKSPF Investment Plan for Rural England Prosperity Funding.

4)    That the Deputy Chief Executive (Growth)be authorised in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder to establish the Local Partnership Group for South Holland.

5)    That the Deputy Chief Executive (Growth) be authorised in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder(s) to work collaboratively as the South and East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership on the development of bidding prospectuses, and where appropriate enter into grant funding agreements with delivery partners.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Forrest White


15/11/2022 - South Holland Centre Action Plan ref: 945    Recommendations Approved

For Cabinet to consider the draft South Holland Centre action plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Decision:

1)    That Cabinet consider and approve the South Holland Centre Action Plan

2)    That the Assistant Director – Leisure and Culture, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Facilities be authorised to implement, update and monitor the actions within the plan.

Lead officer: Emily Holmes


15/11/2022 - Q1 Performance Report 22-23 ref: 946    Recommendations Approved

To provide an update on how the Council is performing for the period 1 April 22 to 30 June 2022.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Decision:

That the contents of the report be noted.

Lead officer: Corey Gooch


15/11/2022 - Representative Group set up to address public space use of Spalding Town Centre ref: 944    Recommendations Approved

To consider a motion from Spalding Town Forum to establish a sub-group to explore options and put forward recommendations concerning the future strategy for access to public space in Spalding Town Centre

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Decision:

1)    That authority be granted from SHDC’s Cabinet to the Spalding Town Forum to create a sub-group with a remit to explore options and put forward recommendations to key decision-making bodies in respect of the matter of access to public space within Spalding town centre.

2)    That the approach to progress the work of the subgroup, as detailed within this report, is considered and agreed.

Wards affected: Spalding Castle; Spalding Monkshouse; Spalding St John's; Spalding St Mary's; Spalding St Paul's; Spalding Wygate;

Lead officer: Matthew Hogan


15/11/2022 - South and East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership Strategy ref: 943    Recommendations Approved

To consider the South and East Lincolnshire Community Safety Strategy 2022-25 prior to adoption

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Decision:

1)    Note the contents of the report and the work of partners in addressing crime and disorder in South and East Lincolnshire and Lincolnshire as a whole.

2)    Recommend that Council agree to adopt the Community Safety Strategy and identified priorities for the SELCSP for the period 2022-25.

3)    Recommend that Council agrees to provide delegated authority for the Deputy Chief Executive (Communities) to finalise with the relevant Portfolio Holders a programme for the development of a Community Safety Action Plan.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


15/11/2022 - Local Council Tax Support Scheme (Consultation) 23/24 ref: 948    Recommendations Approved

To consider options for the local Council Tax Support scheme for 2023/24

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Decision:

1)    That the following be approved for consultation:

  • Continuation of the current core principles of the Council Tax Support scheme, including uprating in line with DWP’s annual update of allowances and premiums for 2023/24, and

 

2)    That the consultation process be used to seek views on increasing the maximum amount of Council Tax Support.

Lead officer: Sharon Hammond, Bob Wagstaff


15/11/2022 - 2022/23 Quarter Two Finance update ref: 947    Recommendations Approved

To provide a summary of the current financial position for the Council at the end of the second quarter of 2022/23

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Decision:

That the report and Appendix A be noted.


15/11/2022 - Sustainable Products Policy ref: 941    Recommendations Approved

To adopt the Sustainable Products Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Decision:

That the Sustainable Products Policy be adopted, in line with the Council’s commitments to resource and waste management, and mitigation and adaption to Climate Change.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Forrest White


11/11/2022 - Proposed Purchase of Strategic land asset ref: 940    Recommendations Approved

To purchase a biodiversity site in the area and enable it to create or support the creation of wider value for the South Holland area for the local economy.

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Assets & Planning

Decision published: 11/11/2022

Effective from: 19/11/2022

Decision:

To secure Portfolio Holder approval for the acquisition of a strategic site in South Holland district. The acquisition is to be funded from the Council’s approved budget for strategic land acquisitions. Revenue funding for the post acquisition technical studies, design and associated matters to determine layout and future operation of to be funded from the Council’s Growth and Investment Reserve details of which are set out in the report.

 

Recommendations 1 and 2 below require approval by the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Planning in order to proceed with the acquisition.

 

1.    To agree to the acquisition of this strategic site at the purchase price set out in the exempt report including costs associated with purchase all funded from the Council’s approved capital strategic acquisitions budget and associated costs of up to £3,000 in legal fees

 

2.    To authorise the Assistant Director – General Fund Assets in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Planning to work with the Strategic & Operational Property Manager to negotiate and conclude terms for the acquisition, appoint solicitors and enter into contracts and deal with any other matters that may arise during the acquisition process.

Lead officer: Marc Whelan


11/10/2022 - Debt Write Off

Approval to write off uncollectable debt

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sharon Hammond

Notice of decision: 15/06/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
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