Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

07/01/2020 - Transportation Capital Programme 2020-2021 and Future Years

To approve the Transport Capital Programme 2020-2021 and future years

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 31/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Harvir Khaira

Notice of decision: 07/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/01/2020 - Proposed changes to charges for non-residential services

To amend the 'individual assessment' contributions scheme implemented in April 2018 with particular regard to the transitional protection element due to end on 31 March 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Helen Winfield

Notice of decision: 07/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/01/2020 - Accepting Black Country LEP Development Funding to Support the Black Country Ultra Low Emission Vehicle Programme

To seek necessary approvals relating to the acceptance of £130,000 grant from the Black Country Local Growth Fund, to support the development and the delivery of the Black Country Ultra Low Emission Vehicle Strategy and Implementation Plan, and wider programme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Oliver Thomas, Steve Randall

Notice of decision: 07/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/12/2019 - NHS Digital Social Care Programme

To approve grant and the set up of an accountable body

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Gibbs

Notice of decision: 23/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/12/2019 - Black Country Collaboration Agreement

To approve changes to the Collaboration Agreement between the four Black Country Local Authorities

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart Everton, Marianne Page

Notice of decision: 23/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/12/2019 - Future Use of Former Old Heath Area Office

Future use of Former Old Heath Area Office for the House Project with appropriation from the HRA fund to the General Fund.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: East Park;

Lead officer: Luke Dove, Hayley Kelly, Jenny Lewington

Notice of decision: 17/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/12/2019 - External Funding Update Quarter 4 2019/20

To seek necessary approvals relating to external funding bids.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Heather Clark

Notice of decision: 17/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/12/2019 - West Midlands Enhanced Bus Partnership

To outline the proposed Enhanced Bus Partnership for the West Midlands Combined Authority and seek authorisation for City of Wolverhampton Council to commit to the Partnership.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tim Philpot

Notice of decision: 17/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/12/2019 - Land and Property Transactions - Corporate Landlord (CRP 036)

Land and Property transaction report declaring multiple assets surplus to requirements and to approve disposal of the same.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Luke Dove, Julia Nock, Mitchell Spencer

Notice of decision: 17/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


17/12/2019 - High Needs Provision

To review the draft High Needs Provision annex to the Vision for School Organisation and determine whether or not to proceed to consultation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Children and Young People Leadership Team

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bill Hague, Tom Knott, Adrian Leach

Notice of decision: 17/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/12/2019 - Town Deal Capacity Funding

To establish a supplementary revenue budget

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Laura Collings

Notice of decision: 17/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/12/2019 - Land and Property Disposals Strategy

Proposed disposal strategy governing land and property sales of surplus Council owned assets

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matthew Lazar, Julia Nock, Mitchell Spencer

Notice of decision: 17/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/11/2019 - Towers Outdoor Education Centre - Options Appraisal

To determine the future direction for the operation of the Towers Outdoor Education Facility.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Welch

Notice of decision: 19/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


19/11/2019 - City East Gateway - A454 Willenhall Road Phase 3 Consultation Feedback

To receive the outcome of the public consultation into the options for Willenhall Road Phase 3 improvement.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: Bilston North; East Park; Wednesfield South;

Lead officer: Steve Randall

Notice of decision: 19/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


05/11/2019 - Wolverhampton Homes Business Plan 2020 - 2021

To approve the Wolverhampton Homes Business Plan for 2020 - 2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lynda Eyton

Notice of decision: 05/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - All Age Travel Assistance Policy

To approve the All Age Travel Assistance Policy based on the outcome of formal consultation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Maria Smith, Nicola Harris, Adrian Leach

Notice of decision: 05/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - Community Safety and Harm Reduction Strategy 2020-2023

To approve the Safer Wolverhampton Partnership refreshed Community Safety Strategy for 2020-2023.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lynsey Kelly

Notice of decision: 04/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - Draft Budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020-2021 to 2023-2024 – Update

To provide an update of the 2019-2020 Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mohammed Hasan, Michelle Howell, Rajesh Patel, Alison Shannon

Notice of decision: 04/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - Private Homes Strategy 2020 - 2024

To approve the Private Homes Strategy 2020 – 2024, setting out the contribution of private homes and the private sector housing service to the delivery of the City Housing Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mila Simpson

Notice of decision: 04/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - Strategic Asset Plan - Action Plan Update

To approve an update to the Action Plan within the Strategic Asset Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 31/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Julia Nock

Notice of decision: 04/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - Review of Short Breaks and Carers Grant

To approve the future commissioning of services following a review of Short Breaks services and carers grant.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ranjit Khullar

Notice of decision: 04/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - Revenue Budget Monitoring Quarter Three 2019-2020

To provide a projection of the likely revenue outturn position for the General Fund and Housing Revenue Accounts, compared with the Council’s approved revenue budgets for 2019-2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mohammed Hasan, Michelle Howell, Rajesh Patel, Alison Shannon

Notice of decision: 04/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - 2020-2021 Final Budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020-2021 - 2023-2024

To approve the 2020-2021 Budget and the Medium Term Financial Strategy for the period to 2023-2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mohammed Hasan, Michelle Howell, Rajesh Patel, Alison Shannon

Notice of decision: 04/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/10/2019 - Provision of Accommodation for the House Project

To provide up to 10 units of Council housing to Children’s Services for the House Project, supplemented where possible by properties provided by partner Housing Associations.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jenny Lewington

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/10/2019 - Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan

To approve the 'Future Generations: Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy' which states the Council's vision for tackling the Climate Crisis.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Isaac Vivian

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/10/2019 - Bell Street Development Plot

To approve the demolition of the Cleveland Parade property in order to create a future development site with interim car park uses.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: St Peter's;

Lead officer: Claire Prince, Peter Taylor

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


18/09/2019 - Council Tax and Business Rates Discretionary Reliefs

To approve amendments to the Council Tax and Business Rates Discretionary Relief Policies to incorporate 2020-2021 and any new schemes as introduced by the government.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Karen Hampshire, Sue Martin

Notice of decision: 18/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/09/2019 - Interchange - land transactions

To approve an update on the commercial negotiations around the land transactions required to fulfil the Interchange scheme including budgetary implications that will be met within the overall budget for the projects.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 24/02/2020

Wards affected: St Peter's;

Lead officer: Peter Taylor

Notice of decision: 18/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


02/09/2019 - Acquisition of shared ownership and affordable rent units- The Marches

To approve the purchase of shared ownership and affordable rent properties at The Marches by the Council from WV Living. To approve any grant funding application to support the acquisition of shared ownership and affordable units as appropriate.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: Wednesfield South;

Lead officer: Robert Ball, Victor O'Brien

Notice of decision: 02/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


02/09/2019 - 31 March 2020 - Procurement - Award of Contracts for Works, Goods and Services

To approve the award of contracts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 31/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sean Hynes, Yannick Mukendi, Jessica Prince, John Thompson

Notice of decision: 02/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


02/09/2019 - 3 March 2020 - Procurement - Award of Contracts for Works, Goods and Services

To approve the award of contracts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sean Hynes, Yannick Mukendi, Jessica Prince, John Thompson

Notice of decision: 02/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


02/09/2019 - 4 February 2020 - Procurement - Award of Contracts for Works, Goods and Services

To approve the award of contracts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sean Hynes, Yannick Mukendi, Jessica Prince, John Thompson

Notice of decision: 02/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


14/08/2019 - Management Site Agreement – Showell Road

To approve new arrangements for the management of the Showell Road Gypsy and Traveller Site.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: Bushbury South and Low Hill;

Lead officer: Mila Simpson

Notice of decision: 14/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


14/08/2019 - City East Gateway - A454 Willenhall Road Phase 1 and 2 Progress Report

To receive a progress report on City East Gateway - A454 Willenhall Road Phase 1 and 2.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: East Park; Heath Town;

Lead officer: Marianne Page, Steve Randall

Notice of decision: 14/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


06/08/2019 - School Admission Arrangements 2021-2022

To approve the schemes for co-ordinated school admission arrangements for secondary, primary, community and voluntary controlled schools for 2021-2022

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Kirby, Justine Millard, Dawn Long

Notice of decision: 06/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/08/2019 - HeadStart Sustainability

To approve the recommendations for sustaining part or all of HeadStart Phase 3 following an evaluation process and sustainability consultation with stakeholders.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ann Beach

Notice of decision: 06/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/08/2019 - Wolverhampton Safeguarding Boards Annual Report

To receive the Wolverhampton Safeguarding Boards Annual Report.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Victoria Bowles, Wayne Palmer, Dawn Williams

Notice of decision: 06/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/08/2019 - Disposal of land at Langley Road, Whitburn Close, Vicarage Road and Warstones Drive

To approve the disposal of the land at Langley Road, Whitburn Close, Vicarage Road and Warstones Drive to WV Living for residential development.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: Heath Town; Merry Hill; Oxley;

Lead officer: Karen Beasley

Notice of decision: 06/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


12/06/2019 - Tenant Management Organisation Policy

To approve a policy outlining the Council’s commitment to enable tenants to exercise statutory right to manage stock, how the City supports and regulates Tenant Management Organisations.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jenny Lewington, Mark Lowthian

Notice of decision: 12/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/04/2019 - Treasury Management Activity Monitoring Quarter Three 2019-2020

To approve the Treasury Management Activity Monitoring Quarter Three 2019-2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

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

Notice of decision: 23/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/04/2019 - Treasury Management Strategy 2020-2021

To approve the Treasury Management Strategy 2020-2021.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

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

Notice of decision: 23/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/04/2019 - Capital Programme 2019-2020 to 2023-2024 Quarter Three Review and 2020-2021 to 2024-2025 Budget Strategy

To approve the Capital Programme 2019-2020 to 2023-2024 Quarter Three Review and 2020-2021 to 2024-2025 Budget Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

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

Notice of decision: 23/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/02/2019 - Former Sainsbury's St George's site

To approve the strategy for the future of the site including the lease with Sainsbury's, the Church Commissioners' Covenants and the disposal of land.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 31/03/2020

Wards affected: St Peter's;

Lead officer: Anita Pearce, Peter Taylor

Notice of decision: 04/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


04/02/2019 - The Future of the Council School's Catering Service

To confirm the future of school catering.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris East

Notice of decision: 04/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


13/12/2018 - Black Country Plan Draft for Consultation

To approve public consultation on the Draft Plan version of the Black Country Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michele Ross

Notice of decision: 13/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/11/2018 - Allocations Policy Review

To approve amendments to the Allocations Policy for Council housing to ensure it remains fit for purpose, making best use of stock and addressing housing need within the City.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mila Simpson, Henry Gregory

Notice of decision: 06/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/09/2018 - Consultation on Draft Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document

To approve the draft Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document for public consultation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michele Ross

Notice of decision: 04/09/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/05/2018 - Community Asset Transfer: Policy and Strategy Review

To approve a refreshed Community Asset Transfer Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Julia Nock, Luke Dove

Notice of decision: 09/05/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/03/2018 - Travel and Subsidy Policy

To approve changes to current travel and subsidy guidance.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sukhvinder Mattu, Denise Pearce

Notice of decision: 28/03/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/03/2018 - Working Hours Policy

To approve amendments to the working hours policy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sukhvinder Mattu, Denise Pearce

Notice of decision: 28/03/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/03/2018 - Smart Working Policy

To approve the introduction of a new Smart Working Policy to support employees to work from other suitable locations where possible.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sukhvinder Mattu, Denise Pearce

Notice of decision: 28/03/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open