Decisions

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Decisions published

21/07/2021 - Protocol for Awarding Freedom of the City ref: 6318    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

That the protocol for awarding Freedom of the City be approved.

 


21/07/2021 - Changes to the Constitution ref: 6317    Recommendations Approved

To approve changes to the Constitution.

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

1.    That the amendments to the Constitution as detailed in Appendix 1 to this report be approved.

2.    That the Monitoring Officer be authorised to implement the changes.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Donna Cope


21/07/2021 - Wolverhampton’s Youth Justice Plan 2021-2022 ref: 6316    For Determination

To endorse the Wolverhampton’s Youth Justice Plan 2021-2022.

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

That the adoption of the Youth Justice Plan 2021-2022 be approved.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dereck Francis


21/07/2021 - Decisions Made Under Urgent Action Powers ref: 6319    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

That the decision made under the Council’s Urgent Action Powers be noted. 

 


21/07/2021 - Our Future Senior Leadership (Phase 1) ref: 6313    For Determination

To approve the Senior Management Structure and Pay Policy.

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

1.    That the establishment of an Executive Director of Families post be approved subject to appointment by a Special Appointments Committee.

2.    That the establishment of a Chief Operating Officer post be approved subject to appointment by a Special Appointments Committee.

3.    That a Special Appointments Committee for the appointment of an Executive Director of Families be approved.

4.    That a Special Appointments Committee for the appointment of a Chief Operating Officer be approved.

5.    That the Special Appointment Committees approved within this report have delegated authority to endorse both appointments on behalf of Council.

6.    That a nominated chair of an employee equality forum also be included on the Special Appointment Committee panels as an observer to further embed our absolute commitment to equalities and diversity.

7.    That a revision to the Senior Management Pay structure to support the introduction of new senior management posts; Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Families be approved.

8.    That the financial implications of delivering our future senior leadership would be considered as a whole, taking account of both phases one and two. By the end of phase two there would have been a reduction in headcount, and as a minimum the revised structure would be cost neutral.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dereck Francis, Laura Phillips


21/07/2021 - Written Questions by Councillors ref: 6320    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

That the responses to written questions be noted.


21/07/2021 - Motions on Notice ref: 6321    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

1.    That the substantive motion on new planning proposal be agreed.

2.    That the substantive motion on brownfield only policy be agreed.  


21/07/2021 - Treasury Management - Annual Report 2020-2021 and Activity Monitoring Quarter One 2021-2022 ref: 6315    Recommendations Approved

To approve the Treasury Management - Annual Report 2020-2021 and Activity Monitoring Quarter One 2021-2022.

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

1.    That it be noted, the Council operated within the overall approved Prudential and Treasury Management Indicators, and also within the requirements set out in the Council’s approved Treasury Management Policy Statement during 2020-2021, however due to the reprofiling of some capital programmes the operational boundary for commercial activities was slightly in excess of the best estimate included in the Treasury Management Strategy presented to Council on 3 March 2021.

2.    That it be noted, a revenue underspend of £2.3 million for the General Revenue Account and £805,000 for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) were generated from treasury management activities in 2020-2021.

3.    That it be noted, the revenue underspend of £1.4 million for the General Revenue Account and £11,000 for the HRA were forecast from treasury management activities in 2021-2022 be noted.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Hassell, Michelle Howell, Lee Johnson, Rasa Jurkeviciene, Alison Shannon


21/07/2021 - Capital Budget Outturn 2020-2021 including Quarter One Capital Budget Monitoring 2021-2022 ref: 6314    Recommendations Approved

To approve capital budget outturn 2020-2021 including quarter one capital monitoring 2021-2022.

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Council

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

1.     That the revised, medium term General Revenue Account capital programme of £340.2 million, an increase of £3.0 million from the previously approved programme, and the change in associated resources be approved.

2.     That the revised, medium term Housing Revenue Account (HRA) capital programme of £450.3 million, a reduction of £222,000 from the previously approved programme, and the change in associated resources be approved.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Hassell, Michelle Howell, Lee Johnson, Rasa Jurkeviciene, Claire Nye, Alison Shannon


29/06/2021 - Accessing Growth Springfield Interchange Project Change Request ref: 6309    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Environment and Climate Change

Decision published: 22/07/2021

Effective from: 29/06/2021

Decision:

1.   Approved the change to documented delivery outputs relating to the Accessing Growth, Springfield Interchange Public Realm Scheme completed in 2017, to enable sealing of the “Deed of Execution” contained within the “Deed of Variation".

 

Lead officer: Nick Broomhall, Suzanne Birchall


14/07/2021 - Land and Property Transactions - IEDN 061 ref: 6312    Recommendations Approved

A report seeking approval to proceed with transactions listed there in

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision published: 22/07/2021

Effective from: 14/07/2021

Decision:

1.   Former garage site at Marchant Road – Disposal of freehold interest.

 

Wards affected: Bilston North;

Lead officer: Nav Sahota


14/07/2021 - Land and Property Transactions 060 ref: 6311    Recommendations Approved

A report seeking approval to proceed with transactions listed there in

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision published: 22/07/2021

Effective from: 14/07/2021

Decision:

 

1.     Land at the rear of 45 Rookery Road – Variation of restrictive covenant,

2.     Land adjacent to 182 Castlecroft Road – Disposal.

 

Wards affected: Spring Vale; Tettenhall Wightwick;

Lead officer: Nav Sahota


19/07/2021 - Dispensation for Councillor Rupinderjit Kaur ref: 6301    Recommendations Approved

To approve Dispensation for Councillor Rupinderjit Kaur.

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 19/07/2021

Decision:

That the absence of Councillor Rupinderjit Kaur until 16 January 2022 pursuant to section 85 of the Local Government Act 1972 be approved.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tim Johnson, Chief Executive