Decisions

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Decisions

29/04/2021 - SHDC–Amending Agreement to the Memorandum of Agreement between Breckland District Council and South Holland District Council ref: 802    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Paid Service and Strategic Advisor

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 29/04/2021

Decision:

To implement, following consultation with the Leader of the Council, an Amending Agreement in respect of the Memorandum of Agreement between Breckland District Council and South Holland District Council relating to an integrated Shared Management Structure & agreed areas of Joint Working between the two Councils 1 April 2011 (reviewed and amended on 9 January 2015 and 19 June 2019), and to agree to continue receiving support from Breckland Council in respect of the Legal Team, the Contracts and Procurement Team, and ad-hoc support from one officer in Environmental Protection Business Support – the terms of which will be set out in writing between the councils.

Lead officer: Nathan Elvery


27/04/2021 - Review of Housing Allocations and Lettings Policy ref: 798    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To seek approval of the revised Housing Allocations and Lettings Policy and to advise Members of the consultation process required to implement a new policy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/04/2021

Effective from: 07/05/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

a)    That the revised Housing Allocations and Lettings Policy be adopted, subject to formal consultation with partner Registered Providers; and

 

b)    That amendments to the appendices of the Policy, and minor operational amendments, following consultation with partner Registered Providers, be delegated to the Housing Landlord Services Manager, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for HRA and Private Sector Housing.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Vikki Cherry


27/04/2021 - Acquisition of housing for the Housing Revenue Account ref: 800    For Determination

To set out details of the potential for the authority to acquire twelve new build homes for Affordable Rent tenure, on a development site in the district.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/04/2021

Effective from: 07/05/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

a)    To approve the business case and approve the acquisition of twelve homes for the HRA;

 

b)    To delegate to the Executive Director – Commercialisation (S151) to agree the funding and contractual matters (including any terms and conditions which may represent a minor variation to the scheme approved in the business case) such as signing the contract/transfer document, making an application for Homes England grant funding, utilising Right to Buy sales receipts for this project and other incidental actions that may be required and approving the associated due diligence and valuation required to purchase the properties;

 

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:

 

c)    To amend the Capital Programme to identify this project as an approved scheme in the 2021/22 Budget.

Wards affected: Spalding St Paul's;

Lead officer: Katie Nicol, Caroline Hannon


27/04/2021 - Acquisition of S106 affordable housing for the Housing Revenue Account ref: 799    For Determination

To set out details of the potential for the authority to acquire eight s106 affordable homes on a development site in the district.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/04/2021

Effective from: 07/05/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

a)    To approve the business case and approve the acquisition of eight homes within Surfleet for the HRA;

 

b)    To delegate to the Executive Director – Commercialisation (S151) to agree the contractual matters (including any terms and conditions which may represent a minor variation to the scheme approved in the business case) such as signing the contract/transfer document and other incidental actions that may be required and approving the associated due diligence and valuation required to purchase the properties;

 

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:

 

c)      To amend the Capital Programme to identify the project as an approved scheme in the 2021/22 Budget.

Wards affected: Pinchbeck and Surfleet;

Lead officer: Caroline Hannon, Katie Nicol


27/04/2021 - Welland Homes Business Plan Update, incorporating Holbeach Road, Spalding ref: 801    For Determination

To present a business case to Cabinet and to present to Council, as sole shareholder for Welland Homes Ltd, a proposal from the Company to purchase six houses for the purposes of market rental investment and an updated Welland Homes Business Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

a)    To approve the business case for the acquisition by Welland Homes Ltd of six houses, for the purposes of a market rental investment;

 

b)    That, subject to the refreshed business plan and budget being approved by the Council in accordance with recommendation (c) below, delegated authority be granted to the Executive Director – Commercialisation (the S151 Officer), to (i) approve the terms of any loan agreements required; (ii) approve the value and the profile of any periodic cash flow payments to be made to the Company, as required to support the Company in the acquisition of the proposed investment properties;

 

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:

 

c)    That the updated Welland Homes Business Plan be approved, and included as an amendment in the next SHDC Quarterly report to members;

 

d)    To reaffirm the delegated authority, granted by Council on 25 March 2015, to the Executive Director – Commercialisation (the S151 Officer), to approve the final mix of use of reserves and borrowing in line with the business plan and Council Treasury Management Strategy.

Wards affected: Spalding St Paul's;

Lead officer: Caroline Hannon, Katie Nicol


23/04/2021 - Debt Write Off

To seek approval for the write off of uncollectable debt.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sharon Hammond

Notice of decision: 23/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Appendices will include information that identifies individuals


23/04/2021 - Debt Write Off

To seek approval for the write off of uncollectable debt

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 07/09/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sharon Hammond

Notice of decision: 23/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Appendices include information which will identify individuals.


23/04/2021 - Options for Moulton Park

Report to update on work undertaken to identify options for Moulton Park to be open to the public from 2021 onwards.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Hodgson

Notice of decision: 09/09/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
The report will cover a range of matters including values, proposed but as yet undetermined legal structures, potentially company financial information that may not yet be in the public domain and planning options in advance of the direction being determined. The report also covers information relating to overage which may be commercially confidential.


06/04/2021 - COVID Implications on the leisure operating contract

To set out the contractual position and a range of potential options for consideration for the Leisure Management contract

Decision Maker: South Holland District Council

Decision due date: 28/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Emily Holmes

Notice of decision: 18/03/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive and ongoing contractual negotiations


06/04/2021 - Acquisition project to purchase units in Weston

To present the business case associated with the acquisition.

Decision Maker: South Holland District Council

Decision due date: 28/07/2021

Wards affected: Moulton, Weston and Cowbit;

Lead officer: Caroline Hannon, Katie Nicol

Notice of decision: 02/03/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Sensitive Financial Information


06/04/2021 - Acquisition Project to purchase s106 rented units

To set out details of the potential for the authority to acquire three s106 homes for affordable rent tenure, on a development site in the district.

Decision Maker: South Holland District Council

Decision due date: 28/07/2021

Wards affected: Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas;

Lead officer: Katie Nicol, Caroline Hannon

Notice of decision: 28/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Sensitive financial information.


06/04/2021 - HRA Development Framework

To agree a framework for future HRA housing development investment decisions.

Decision Maker: South Holland District Council

Decision due date: 28/07/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Caroline Hannon

Notice of decision: 16/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Report is open