Decisions

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Decisions

22/02/2021 - Fire door and Compliance contract

Fire door replacement and associated fire compliance works to sheltered schemes

Decision Maker: Housing Landlord Manager

Decision due date: Before 31/03/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Tyrie

Notice of decision: 06/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/02/2021 - Kitchen and Bathroom upgrade programme

To procure a contractor for the installation of kitchens and bathrooms to the Councils housing stock

Decision Maker: Housing Landlord Manager

Decision due date: Before 28/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Tyrie

Notice of decision: 03/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/02/2021 - Energy efficiency works to council properties

Funding has been made available to improve the energy efficiency to homes within South Holland.

Decision Maker: Housing Landlord Manager

Decision due date: Before 31/03/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Tyrie

Notice of decision: 16/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/02/2021 - 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


22/02/2021 - Approval of Welland Homes dividend or charitable donation payment

To approve a dividend or charitable donation by Welland Homes in accordance with the Company’s Dividend and Charitable Donation policy, and where a charitable donation is preferred, to approve the beneficiary(ies) of the Charitable Donation.

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Assets & Planning

Decision due date: Before 31/03/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Vikki Cherry, Caroline Hannon

Notice of decision: 11/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/02/2021 - Daffodil Walk

Improvements to the Daffodil Route between Pinchbeck Road and Johnson Hospital utilising section 106 funding to improve health and well being opportunities

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Communities & Facilities

Decision due date: Before 31/03/2021

Wards affected: Pinchbeck and Surfleet; Spalding Castle;

Lead officer: Karen Lockwood, Darren Tyrie

Notice of decision: 22/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/02/2021 - Painting and Repairs

To procure a contractor to undertake painting and repairs to the Councils housing stock

Decision Maker: Housing Landlord Manager

Decision due date: Before 31/03/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Tyrie

Notice of decision: 03/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/02/2021 - Property acquisition to support Housing Options service delivery... ref: 788    Recommendations Approved

To consider whether to acquire a property to be occupied by rough sleepers and those threatened with rough sleeping, utilising the MHCLG grant allocation and the General Fund Capital program budget ‘Capital acquisitions re Growth and Commercialisation’.

 

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Assets & Planning

Decision published: 22/02/2021

Effective from: 22/02/2021

Decision:

1)    That the funding identified in the report is utilised from the approved General Fund capital program budget ‘capital acquisitions re Growth and Commercialisation’ and a similar amount from the MHCLG capital grant allocation, to enable the purchase and adaptation of the identified property in Spalding Monkshouse ward.

 

2)    That authority be delegated to the Executive Director – Commercialisation (S.151 Officer) to agree a purchase price, oversee due diligence, sign any necessary contract and complete the transfer, and undertake any other actions necessary to secure the purchase of this property within the agreed budget.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Caroline Hannon


16/02/2021 - 2020/21 Finance Report Quarter 3 ref: 780    Recommmend Forward to Council

To provide information on the Quarter 3 (to 31 December 2020) financial position of the Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

1)    That the report and Appendix A be noted.

 

2)    That the estimated position with regard to the approved contributions to and use of reserves be noted.

 

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:

 

3)    That the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account Capital programme be approved as set out in table 5 and 7 of Appendix A.

 

4)    The NNDR S31 grant for expanded retail relief and the nursery reliefs in 2020/21 is carried forward in reserves to cover the NNDR deficits recognised in 2021/22 (as detailed in section 5.3.1)

 

5)    That the income received from the NNDR & Council Tax income compensation scheme be carried forward in a reserve to cover the deficits recognised in future years (As detailed in section 5.3.2)

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


16/02/2021 - Discretionary Council Tax Discount - Police Special Constabulary ref: 782    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

For Cabinet to consider whether to introduce a Council Tax discount for members of the Police Special Constabulary.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

That the introduction of a 25% Council Tax Discount as a ‘class of case’ for members of the Police Special Constabulary, administered under the discretionary provisions of Section 13A (1) (c) Local Government Finance Act 1992, be approved.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sharon Hammond


16/02/2021 - 2020/21 Final Budget, Medium Term Plan and Capital Strategy ref: 781    Recommmend Forward to Council

To consider the Final General Fund and Housing Revenue Account 2020/21 revenue and capital estimates and the Final Financial Medium Term Plan (for Recommendation to Council)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

That delegated authority be given to the Executive Director Commercialisation (S151), in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Strategy & Partnerships, to make any necessary amendments to the budget prior to Council due to late notifications.

 

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:

 

  • That the Revenue Estimates for the General Fund, Housing Revenue Account and Spalding Special Expenses for 2021/22 (Appendices A, B, C and I) be approved
  • That the use of reserves (Appendix D) be approved
  • That the Council Tax for a Band A property in 2021/22 be set at £123.12 (a £3.30 per annum increase on 2020/21 levels) and band D £184.68 for 2021/22 (a £4.95 per annum increase on 2020/21 levels).
  • That the Spalding special expense for a Band A property be set at £16.12 for 2021/22, (previously £15.88 in 2020/21) and Band D £24.18 for 2021/22 (previously £23.82 in 2020/21).
  • That the Medium Term Financial Strategy (Appendix B) be approved.
  • That Housing Revenue Account weekly dwelling rents increase by 1.5% over the previous year, 2020/21, with effect from Monday 5th April 2021. This is in line with current government guidelines and legislation.
  • That the Capital Strategy and Capital Programme (Appendices E and F) be approved.
  • That the Treasury Management Strategy, including the Minimum Revenue Provision policy and Investment Strategy be approved (Appendix G and H).

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


16/02/2021 - Q3 Performance Report ref: 779    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To provide an update on how the Council is performing for the period 1st October 2020 to 31st December 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

That the contents of the report be noted.

 

 

Lead officer: Ross Bangs, Corey Gooch


16/02/2021 - Debt Write Off ref: 783    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To seek approval for the write-off of uncollectable debt.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

That the amounts identified in the report, as detailed below, be approved for write-off:

 

Council Tax                                       £9,803.88

Business Rates                                £24,872.58

Sundry Debt                                      £1,607.36

Total                                                   £36,283.82

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sharon Hammond


16/02/2021 - Welland Homes Business Plan Update ref: 784    Recommmend Forward to Council

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

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

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

 

2)    That, subject to the refreshed business plan and budget being approved by the Council in accordance with recommendation 3 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:

 

3)    That the updated Welland Homes Business Plan be approved, and included as an amendment in the SHDC Quarterly report to members for quarter 1 2021/22.

 

4)    To reaffirm the delegated authority, granted by Council on 25th 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: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Caroline Hannon, Katie Nicol


16/02/2021 - Acquisition project to purchase S106 units ref: 785    Recommmend Forward to Council

To consider the business case relating to a potential acquisition project to purchase 7 s106 units within the district.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 18/02/2021

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Decision:

DECISION:

 

1)    To approve the business case and approve the acquisition of the seven identified properties, for the HRA.

 

2)    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:

 

3)    To amend the Capital Programme to identify this project as an approved scheme in the 2020/21 Budget.

 

 

Wards affected: Whaplode and Holbeach St Johns;

Lead officer: Katie Nicol, Caroline Hannon


19/02/2021 - Drains and Sewers Clearance Contract ref: 787    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Director - Commercialisation (S151)

Decision published: 17/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

To award the new drainage and sewers contract to Dalrod after a full tender procurement process carried out alongside the central procurement team.
This contract will supersede the works that Bates Environmental have been carrying out on our behalf outside of any contract perimeters

Lead officer: Jason King


29/01/2021 - Acquisition project to purchase dwellings for the HRA

To present the business case associated with the purchase.

Decision Maker: South Holland District Council

Decision due date: 12/05/2021

Wards affected: Spalding St Paul's;

Lead officer: Katie Nicol, Caroline Hannon

Notice of decision: 13/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Sensitive Financial Information


29/01/2021 - 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, Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/05/2021

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.


29/01/2021 - 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.