Decisions

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Decisions published

10/03/2021 - Land and Property Transactions - IEDN 54 ref: 6086    Recommendations Approved

A report seeking approval to proceed with transactions listed there in

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision published: 06/04/2021

Effective from: 10/03/2021

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing in consultation with the Deputy Chief Executive approved the completion of the transactions listed below:

 

 

1.     Variation of restrictive covenant – Former garage site at Rudge Avenue

2.     Deed of Easement – Penk Rise, Tettenhall

3.     Release of charge and restriction - Littles Lane (Carvers), Wolverhampton

4.     Land adjacent to 17 Grange Road – Tettenhall

5.     Land adjacent to 62 Holloway Street, Stow heath.

 

Wards affected: East Park; Heath Town; Tettenhall Regis;

Lead officer: Nav Sahota


31/03/2021 - Pay Policy Statement 2021-2022 ref: 6080    For Determination

To approve the Pay Policy Statement 2021-2022

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 31/03/2021 - Council

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 31/03/2021

Decision:

1.     That the Pay Policy Statement for 2021-2022 as set out in Appendix 1 of the Cabinet report be approved.

2.     That the publication of the Pay Policy Statement as set out in Appendix 1 of the Cabinet report be approved, in line with the requirements of the Localism Act 2021.

3.     That it be noted, that the national pay award for National Joint Council (NJC) and Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) Chief Officers and Chief Executives had not yet been agreed.

Wards affected: Not applicable;

Lead officer: Dereck Francis, Amanda Porter


31/03/2021 - Wolverhampton Homes Delivery Plan 2021-2022 ref: 6081    For Determination

To approve the Wolverhampton Homes Delivery Plan 2021-2022

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 31/03/2021 - Council

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 31/03/2021

Decision:

 

1.     That the Wolverhampton Homes Business Plan Delivery Plan 2021-2022 as set out in Appendix 1 of the Cabinet report be approved.

2.     That the new arrangements for monitoring the delivery of the Wolverhampton Homes Business Plan Delivery Plan to Council scrutiny be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lynda Eyton, Dereck Francis


31/03/2021 - Council Submission to Local Government Boundary Review ref: 6082    For Determination

Submitting proposals to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE).

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 31/03/2021 - Council

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 31/03/2021

Decision:

That the Council’s Submission to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England as detailed in Appendix 1 to this report be approved.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kirsty Tuffin


31/03/2021 - Calendar of Meetings 2021-2022 ref: 6085    For Determination

The proposed timetable for Council and committee meetings for the next Council Year 2021-2022.

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 31/03/2021 - Council

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 31/03/2021

Decision:

That the City of Wolverhampton Council Calendar of Meetings for 2021-2022

attached at appendix 1 to this report be approved.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kirsty Tuffin


31/03/2021 - Written Questions by Councillors ref: 6084    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 31/03/2021 - Council

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 31/03/2021

Decision:

That the responses to written questions be noted.


31/03/2021 - Decisions Made Under Urgent Action Powers ref: 6083    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 31/03/2021 - Council

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 31/03/2021

Decision:

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

 


19/03/2021 - Transportation Network – Traffic Regulation Orders Prouds Lane, Harper Road, Carnaby Street, Abbey Road ref: 6057    Recommendations Approved

Transportation Network – Traffic Regulation Orders Prouds Lane, Harper Road, Carnaby Street, Abbey Road

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Environment

Decision published: 30/03/2021

Effective from: 19/03/2021

Decision:

1.    Approved the recommended action to implement waiting restrictions to parts of Prouds Lane, Harper Road, Carnaby Street, Abbey Road (Plan T4/4391).

2.    Approved the recommended action to implement a mandatory left turn restriction to part of Prouds Lane (Plan T4/4392).

3.    Approved the proposed revocation (in part) of existing Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) in Prouds Lane where necessary to allow the implementation of the new TROs.

4.    Authorised the Director of Governance to implement the relevant traffic regulation orders.

Wards affected: Bilston North;

Lead officer: Amanda Millard


12/03/2021 - Secondary School Expansion Programme ref: 6056    Recommendations Approved

To secure funding for the expansion of Moreton School.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Decision published: 30/03/2021

Effective from: 12/03/2021

Decision:

1.    Approved the Council entering into a Grant Agreement with Amethyst Academy Trust in respect of Moreton School.

2.    Approved the capital allocation from existing funds within the Secondary School Expansion Programme budget to permanently expand Moreton School so to cater for 210 places per year group.

3.    Approved that capital funding be released in order that the expansion project is progressed in a timely manner.

4.    Approved the awarding of a grant to Moreton School to fund the school expansion.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Hayley Kelly, Laura King, David Kirby, Dawn Long


19/03/2021 - Fees and Charges 2021-2022 – City Environment ref: 6058    For Determination

To seek approval of proposed changes to the fees and charges framework, outlined in the report

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Environment

Decision published: 30/03/2021

Effective from: 19/03/2021

Decision:

1.    Approved the introduction of a phased approach to implement changes in the fees and charges framework - Price increases will only be implemented when business and market intelligence indicate it is viable to do so.

2.    Approved to change the concession eligibility criteria by removing 60+ / full-time students and providing a specific membership for these two groups - However, members in these groups,  that meet the concession criteria on economic/financial grounds will still be eligible for a concession rate membership

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Louise Sketchley


11/03/2021 - New Build Local Lettings Plan ref: 6059    Recommendations Approved

Amendment to the New Build LLP

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision published: 30/03/2021

Effective from: 11/03/2021

Decision:

1.    Approved the revised New Build Local Lettings Plan expanding the additional priority afforded to transferring social housing tenants for new build homes to include tenants of Registered Providers as well as Council tenants.

2.    Approved the change of terminology from Emergency Band to Highest Priority Need to take account of the addition of an Emergency+ Band that will be introduced into Allocations Policy Summer 2021.

3.    Approved the increase from 10 percent to 20 percent of homes on a new build development being allocated to those in the highest priority need to assist with alleviating homelessness and the pressures on temporary accommodation.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michelle Garbett, Mila Simpson


10/03/2021 - New Park Village Re-development programme - Private property purchase (2) ref: 6054    Recommendations Approved

Approval to purchase a freehold property to assist with the re-development of the New Park Village regeneration programme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision published: 26/03/2021

Effective from: 10/03/2021

Decision:

1.    Approved the completion of the purchase of the former council property listed in Appendix 1 at the agreed price of £100,000 plus Home Loss compensation.

2.    Authorised the Chief Legal Officer or other authorised officers to execute legal documentation to put the purchases into effect.

Wards affected: Heath Town;

Lead officer: Karen Beasley


11/03/2021 - Land and Property Transactions – Easement between Sutherland Avenue and Bilston Road ref: 6055    Recommendations Approved

To see approval to agree easement to City Fibre telecoms site on disused railway between Sutherland Avenue and Bilston Road

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision published: 26/03/2021

Effective from: 11/03/2021

Decision:

Approved the completion of the transaction listed below:

      Easement to City Fibre telecoms site on disused railway between Sutherland Avenue and Bilston Road.

Wards affected: East Park;

Lead officer: Heather Clark, Luke Dove


10/03/2021 - Market to Affordable Housing Conversion Programme - Property Purchases ref: 6053    Recommendations Approved

To approve the purchase of former council properties to increase the housing stock.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision published: 26/03/2021

Effective from: 10/03/2021

Decision:

1.     Approved the completion of the purchase of the former council property listed in Appendix 1 at the agreed price of £68,000.

2.     Authorised the Chief Legal Officer or other authorised officers to execute  legal documentation to put the purchases into effect.

Wards affected: Heath Town;

Lead officer: Karen Beasley


02/02/2021 - Instrument Of Government for Colton Hills Community secondary SChool ref: 6052    Recommendations Approved

Reconstitution of the School's Governing Body

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Decision published: 26/03/2021

Effective from: 02/02/2021

Decision:

Approved the proposed Instrument of Government for Colton Hills Community SecondarySchool.

Wards affected: Blakenhall;

Lead officer: Sarah McElduff