Agenda and decisions

Cabinet (Resources) Panel
Wednesday, 20th January, 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: Online

Contact: Dereck Francis, Democratic Services  01902 555835 or Email: dereck.francis@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Note: Please note this meeting will be conducted in line with the The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020. 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of interest

3.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 330 KB

[To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.]

4.

Matters arising

[To consider any matters arising from the minutes.]

5.

Art Gallery Improvement Scheme Works pdf icon PDF 424 KB

[To approve the recommendation to restart the Art Gallery Improvement Scheme project from June 2021]

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.      That the restart of the Art Galley Improvement Scheme Project - Phase Two from June 2021 be approved.

 

2.      That the acceptance of the grant funding of £159,758 from Arts Council England Cultural Capital Kickstart funding be approved and that the supplementary capital budget be created from this grant.

 

3.      That a virement of £290,000 from the Corporate capital contingency budget to create the required capital project budget to complete the Art Galley Improvement Scheme Project - Phase Two, as detailed in the report be approved.

 

4.      That it be noted that the additional cost required to restart the project would bring the total budget of the Art Galley Improvement Scheme Project - Phase Two to £1,526,000 and that this total includes £132,000 that was approved through an Individual Executive Decision Notice in February 2020. Total project costs for Phase one and Two are now £1,829,000.

 

6.

Leasing of Former Compton Youth Centre pdf icon PDF 146 KB

[To consider a proposal for the leasing of the former Compton Youth Centre]

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.      That the letting of the former Compton Youth Centre to Windmill Community Church on a 99-year peppercorn lease, subject to terms be approved.

 

2.      That authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing in consultation with the Deputy Chief Executive to approve the terms of the lease.

 

7.

Local Government Association (LGA) Behavioural Insights Programme pdf icon PDF 142 KB

[To approve the receipt of an LGA grant to deliver the Behavioural Insights Programme]

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.      That the Council delivers a physical activity intervention in line with the Local Government Association’s (LGA’s) Behavioural Insights Programme using the awarded grant of £20,000.

 

2.      That the creation of the necessary supplementary budget to deliver this project in line with the Council’s Financial Procedure Rules be approved.

 

3.      That it be noted that an external commissioned provider would be appointed to deliver of this project as per the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules. 


 

 

8.

Schedule of Individual Executive Decision Notices pdf icon PDF 269 KB

[To note the summary of open and exempt decision notices approved by cabinet members in consultation with employees]

Decision:

That the summary of open and exempt individual executive decisions approved by the appropriate Cabinet Members following consultation with the relevant employees be noted.

 

9.

Exclusion of press and public

[To pass the following resolution:

 

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 on the grounds shown below.]

Decision:

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  the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

10.

Procurement Award of Contracts for Works, Goods, and Services

[To approve the award of contracts works, goods and services]

Decision:

1.      That authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for City Environment, in consultation with the Director of Public Health, to approve the award of a contract for Leisure Management Software when the evaluation process is complete.

 

2.      That the award of a contract for Fixed Phone Lines to Virgin Media Business 500 Brook Drive, Reading, RG2 6UU for a duration of one year from 20 January 2021 to 19 January 2022 for a total contract value of £539,000 be approved.

 

3.      That the exemptions to the Contract Procedure Rules approved by the Head of Procurement and Director of Finance from 1 to 30 November 2020 as set out in Appendix 1 to the report be noted.