Decisions

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Decisions published

04/09/2017 - Outcome of Initial Consultation on the Proposed Primary School Expansion Programme 2018-2020 ref: 832    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education

Decision published: 27/09/2017

Effective from: 04/09/2017

Decision:

Considered the outcomes from the initial consultation on the proposed expansion of Loxdale Primary School, Spring Vale Primary School and Stowlawn Primary School and approved progression to the statutory consultation process.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bill Hague


13/09/2017 - City North Gateway - Phase 1, M54 Junction 2 to Springfield Traffic Regulation Orders ref: 831    Recommendations Approved

City North Gateway - Phase 1, M54 Junction 2 to Springfield Traffic Regulation Orders

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Environment

Decision published: 27/09/2017

Effective from: 13/09/2017

Decision:

1.       Approved the recommended action to implement a one-way order, no u turns order, mandatory left turns order, prohibited right turns order, 20 mph speed limit order and waiting and loading restrictions as shown on plans T4/3861, T4/3862, T4/3863, T4/3864, T4/3866 and T1/672 appended to the report.

 

2.       Approved the recommended action to revoke existing TRO’s as shown on plan T4/3865 appended to the report.

 

3.       Authorised the Director of Governance to advertise the above orders under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Wards affected: Bushbury North;

Lead officer: Amanda Millard


06/09/2017 - 0-19 Healthy Child Programme ref: 835    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Public Health and Wellbeing

Decision published: 27/09/2017

Effective from: 06/09/2017

Decision:

Agreed to an extension of the two current contracts (for health visiting/family nurse partnership and school nursing) of 12 months with a potential further extension of 12 months with The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust for a duration of up to 24 months from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2019 for a total contract value of £11.8 million.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neeraj Malhotra


13/09/2017 - Land and Property Transactions ref: 834    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision published: 27/09/2017

Effective from: 13/09/2017

Decision:

Approved the completion of the land sales, lease and other agreement transactions on the terms in respect of the following:

 

Disposals

1.          Land adjacent to Woodcote, Angela Place, Bilston

2.          Land adjacent to 133 Dunstall Hill, Whitmore Reans

3.          Land adjoining 15 Vernon Close, Portobello

4.          Land at Merridale Road

 

Leases, Easements, Notices, Surrenders and other Deeds

1.          Unit 13 New Enterprise Centre, Monmore Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 2TZ.

2.          29 Market Street, Wolverhampton WV1 3AG — CWC to act as guarantor to a lease.

3.          95A Victoria Street, Wolverhampton WV1 3NP.

4.          Unit 7 Loxdale Industrial Estate, Wolverhampton, WV14 OTP.

5.          10/12 The Broadway, Bushbury, WV10 8EB.

6.          1 First Avenue, Low Hill, WV10 9SA.

7.          7 New Street, Ettingshall, WV2 2LR.

8.          64/66 Griffiths Drive, Wednesfield, WV11 2JY.

9.          2 Showell Circus. Low Hill, WV10 9BA.

10.      Land on the north east side of Hordern Road, Whitmore Reans, WV6 OUD.

11.     Deed of easement to Regency Homes at Merridale Road, WV3 9RJ.

12.       33 North Road, Boscobel WV1 1QL.

Wards affected: Bilston East; Bilston North; Bushbury North; Bushbury South and Low Hill; East Park; Ettingshall; Graiseley; St Peter's; Wednesfield North;

Lead officer: Julia Nock


14/09/2017 - Bilston Urban Village - Signing of European Regional Development Fund Funding Agreement ref: 833    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Economy

Decision published: 27/09/2017

Effective from: 14/09/2017

Decision:

Approved the signing of the ERDF Funding Agreement for the Bilston Urban Village Strategic Environmental Infrastructure Project.

Wards affected: Bilston East;

Lead officer: Simon Lucas


13/09/2017 - Wolverhampton Interchange Programme ref: 801    Recommendations Approved

To approve a project update to enable partnership processes to proceed and

delivery of the project to progress to the next stage.]

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Decision:

1.    That Council be recommended to approve the utilisation of the existing borrowing provision to support the Interchange Programme.

2.    That the submission of funding applications to the West Midlands Combined Authority and the Black Country LEP to support the Interchange Programme be approved

3.    That authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for Resources and the Director of Finance to accept any grants awarded.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Nye


13/09/2017 - Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Scheme ref: 804    Recommendations Approved

To approve the acceptance of a grant from the Office of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles to install 24 electric vehicle charge points.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Decision:

1.    That Council be recommended to approve the receipt of grant for £478,000 awarded by the Office for Ultra Low Emissions to the Council to install 24 electric vehicle charge points in the City.

2.    That Council be recommended to approve the delegation of authority to the Cabinet Member for City Environment, in consultation with the Director of Finance, to transfer the full grant to the preferred private partner, once identified.

3.    That Council be recommended to reduce the Capital Programme budget for Smart and Accessible City against which this programme is assigned to £478,000 to reflect the grant allocation.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Laura Collings, Colin Parr


13/09/2017 - Memorandum of Understanding - Black Country Sustainability and Transformation Plan ref: 806    Recommendations Approved

To approve proposals to improve pedestrian safety in key areas around the city.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Decision:

1.    That the Council pursue Associate Member status of the Black Country and West Birmingham Sustainability and Transformation Partnership.

2.    That the response to the Black Country and West Birmingham Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) Draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) attached as Appendix 1 of the report be noted.

3.    That the process and content of development of the Black Country and West Birmingham STP and the MoU attached as Appendix 1 of the report be noted.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ross Cook, Neil Rogerson


13/09/2017 - City of Wolverhampton College ref: 810    Recommendations Approved

To note an update on the proposed Heads of Terms.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Nye


13/09/2017 - Procurement - award of contracts for works, goods and services ref: 813    Recommendations Approved

Procurement - award of contracts for works, goods and services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andy Moran


13/09/2017 - Safer Wolverhampton Partnership Annual Report 2016-17 ref: 807    Recommendations Approved

To endorse the SWP Annual Report 2016-17 and support the areas of development for 2017-18.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Decision:

1.    That the Safer Wolverhampton Partnership Annual Report 2016-2017 be endorsed and identified areas be supported for development.

2.    That further dialogue be sought with partners regarding how to respond to issues of concern and areas for further collaboration in light of potential regional changes to safer partnership arrangements.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Karen Samuels


13/09/2017 - Business Rates Discretionary Relief ref: 802    Recommendations Approved

To approve a proposed extension to the local discretionary relief scheme for

business rates.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Decision:

1.    That an extension to the local business rates discretionary relief policy be approved.

2.    That it be noted the scheme would need to be reviewed and revised each year in line with the funding be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sue Martin


13/09/2017 - Scrutiny Review of the City's Apprenticeship Offer ref: 803    Recommendations Approved

To present the key findings and recommendations of the scrutiny review of the work being done to increase quality and quantity of apprenticeships starts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Decision:

1.    That the recommendations detailed in Appendix 1 of the report be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Earl Piggott-Smith


13/09/2017 - School Expansion Programmes ref: 812    Recommendations Approved

To approve a required funding strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bill Hague, Tom Knott


13/09/2017 - Reorganisation of Educational Provision - Whitgreave Infant and Whitgreave Junior Schools ref: 808    Recommendations Approved

To approve the commencement of an informal consultation regarding the reorganisation of educational provision.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Decision:

1.    That the commencement of informal consultation on the proposed merger of Whitgreave Infant School with Whitgreave Junior School be approved.

2.    That authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for Education, in consultation with the Assistant Director - School Standards, to consider the outcome of informal consultation on the proposed merger of Whitgreave Infant School with Whitgreave Junior School and to determine whether or not to proceed to formal consultation.

Wards affected: Bushbury North; Bushbury South and Low Hill; Fallings Park;

Lead officer: Bill Hague, Tom Knott


13/09/2017 - Private Sector Housing Assistance Policy ref: 805    Recommendations Approved

To approve proposals to publish a revised Private Sector Housing Assistance Policy under the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance(England and Wales) Order 2002.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 21/09/2017

Decision:

1.    That the proposed amendments to the Housing Assistance Policy ve approved and published as required by the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002 for the purposes of:

i.      to amend the policy to allow a wider range of adaptations to be undertaken including:-

·      All stairlifts, modular ramps and ceiling track hoists – up to £8,000, including the provision of stairlift maintenance contracts

·      Bathroom adaptations to enable safe access to bathing and toileting facilities – up to £5,000

ii.    to provide a more comprehensive approach to assisting vulnerable households by considering “whole home” solutions rather than addressing issues on a piecemeal basis by enabling a single housing assistance proposal to be delivered under a streamlined grant/loan process.

2.    That the delivery of the Private Sector Housing Assistance Policy programmes through Wolverhampton Homes be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Christopher Hale


13/09/2017 - Exclusion of press and public ref: 809    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2017 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 13/09/2017

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business as they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information relating to any individual, information which was likely to reveal the identity of an individual and/or information relating to the business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).