Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

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

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

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jenny Lewington

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/10/2019 - Future High Street Grant

To approve spend for the preparation of Wolverhampton’s Future High Street Fund application due later in 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: St Peter's;

Lead officer: Isobel Woods

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: 22/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Isaac Vivian

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/10/2019 - Housing Revenue Account Business Plan 2020-2021 including Rents and Service Charges

To approve the Housing Revenue Account Business Plan 2020-2021 including Rents and Service Charges.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jenny Lewington, Jo McCoy

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/10/2019 - Public Health Annual Report 2019

To approve the Public Health Annual Report 2019.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Denley, Joanne Birtles, Clare Reardon

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: 03/12/2019

Wards affected: St Peter's;

Lead officer: Anita Pearce, Claire Prince

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


07/10/2019 - Council Fleet Vehicle/Plant Replacement Programme

To approve a planned programme of replacement and procurement of council fleet vehicles, plant and equipment required for delivering statutory and income generating services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Elizabeth Hartle, Steve Woodward

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


07/10/2019 - Financial Support for Foster Carers to Transport Children in Care to School

To approve proposed changes to the financial support foster carers recieve to support travel costs incurred in children transporting children to and from school.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alison Hinds

Notice of decision: 07/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/09/2019 - Senior Management Structure

To approve changes to the Senior Management Structure.

Decision Maker: Council, Cabinet

Decision due date: 06/11/2019

Wards affected: Not applicable;

Lead officer: Amanda Porter

Notice of decision: 18/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


18/09/2019 - Business Rates Discretionary Reliefs

To approve amendments to the Business Rates Discretionary Relief Policy to incorporate 2020-2021.

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 - Housing Managing Agents Performance Monitoring Report - Quarter Two July to September 2019

To approve the Housing Managing Agents Performance Monitoring Report for Quarter Two July to September 2019.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Performance Management) Panel

Decision due date: 16/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Melissa Green, Lakhwinder Sahota, Mila Simpson

Notice of decision: 18/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/09/2019 - Better Care Fund Section 75 Agreement (Pooled Budget 2019-2020)

To approve the Section 75 Agreement (Pooled Budget) with NHS Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group (WCCG) for 2019-2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jessica Timmins, James Barlow

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 (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

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: 03/12/2019

Wards affected: Wednesfield South;

Lead officer: Robert Ball

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 - 14 January 2020 - Procurement - Award of Contracts for Works, Goods and Services

To approve the award of contracts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 14/01/2020

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 - Showell Road Gypsy and Traveller Site Management

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

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

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: 03/12/2019

Wards affected: East Park; Heath Town;

Lead officer: Marianne Page, Steve Randall

Notice of decision: 14/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


14/08/2019 - Information Governance Quarter Two Performance Report 2019-2020

To receive the quarterly update on Information Governance Performance for Quarter 2 2019-2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Performance Management) Panel

Decision due date: 16/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Anna Zollino-Biscotti

Notice of decision: 14/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


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

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: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ann Beach

Notice of decision: 06/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/08/2019 - Rewriting the Narrative - Youth Violent Crime

To receive a report from the Scrutiny Review into Violent Crime.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Julia Cleary

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: 14/01/2020

Wards affected: Heath Town; Merry Hill; Oxley;

Lead officer: Karen Beasley

Notice of decision: 06/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


25/06/2019 - Introduction of Additional and Selective Licensing of privately rented properties in Wolverhampton

To approve the proposed consultation for the introduction of private rented property licensing.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ravi Phull

Notice of decision: 25/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/06/2019 - Corporate Asset Management Fund 2019 - 2024

To approve the Corporate Asset Management Fund budget request 2019 – 2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Luke Dove, Julia Nock

Notice of decision: 25/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


12/06/2019 - Positive Engagement Strategy

To approve the Positive Engagement Strategy to provide a coordinated approach to opportunities for children and young people to engage positively.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kush Patel

Notice of decision: 12/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/06/2019 - Proposals for the future commissioning of Short Breaks Services for Disabled Children and Young People

To approve the procurement of community short breaks services to be operational from 1 September 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ranjit Khullar

Notice of decision: 12/06/2019

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: 04/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jenny Lewington, Mark Lowthian

Notice of decision: 12/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/05/2019 - 3 December 2019 - Procurement - Award of Contracts for Works, Goods and Services

To approve the award of contracts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sean Hynes, Yannick Mukendi, Jessica Prince, Allison Robertson

Notice of decision: 21/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


21/05/2019 - 5 November 2019 - Procurement - Award of Contracts for Works, Goods and Services

To approve the award of contracts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sean Hynes, Yannick Mukendi, Jessica Prince, Allison Robertson

Notice of decision: 21/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


08/05/2019 - Wolverhampton Digital Infrastructure Strategy

To approve Wolverhampton's Digital Infrastructure Strategy supporting the rollout of full fibre broadband and wireless connectivity including 5G.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Heather Clark, Charlotte Johns

Notice of decision: 08/05/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/04/2019 - Private Housing Enforcement Policy 2019

To approve the Private Homes Enforcement Policy 2019.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 22/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ravi Phull

Notice of decision: 23/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/04/2019 - Tree and Woodland Strategy

To approve the Tree and Woodland Strategy for the City of Wolverhampton.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ric Bravery

Notice of decision: 23/04/2019

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


23/04/2019 - Treasury Management Activity Monitoring- Mid Year Review 2019-2020

To approve the Treasury Management Activity Monitoring- Mid Year Review 2019-2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

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 Two Review

To approve the Capital Programme 2019-2020 to 2023-2024 Quarter Two Review.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/11/2019

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


05/03/2019 - Review of Children and Young People's short breaks and carers' grant

To approve the findings of and recommendations for the review carried out between October and December 2018.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 16/10/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jan Barlow

Notice of decision: 05/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/02/2019 - Private Housing Strategy 2019-2024

To approve the Private Homes Strategy 2019-2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 04/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ravi Phull

Notice of decision: 20/02/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/02/2019 - External Funding Update 2019-2020

To provide an update on external funding bids and seek necessary approvals for externally funded bids.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Heather Clark, Robert Thorley

Notice of decision: 20/02/2019

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 - Sale of land to WV Living - Daisy Bank, Ash Street, Wolverhampton

To approve the sale of a parcel of land to WV Living for redevelopment.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: Bilston East;

Lead officer: Karen James

Notice of decision: 06/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


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: 22/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michele Ross

Notice of decision: 04/09/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/07/2018 - Southside Regeneration strategy update

To approve the update on the Southside Regeneration Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 14/10/2019

Wards affected: St Peter's;

Lead officer: Anita Pearce, Peter Taylor, Claire Prince

Notice of decision: 19/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully Exempt  - view reasons


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

To approve an updated Community Asset Transfer Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/02/2020

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 (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

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 (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

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 (Resources) Panel

Decision due date: 05/11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sukhvinder Mattu, Denise Pearce

Notice of decision: 28/03/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open