Decisions

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Decisions published

09/09/2019 - Application of Right to Buy receipts for additional social housing - property purchase 13 ref: 3182    Recommendations Approved

Approval to purchase a former council property.

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 19/09/2019

Effective from: 09/09/2019

Decision:

1.       Approved the completion of the purchase of the former council home at the agreed negotiated price totalling £70,000.

2.     Authorised the Chief Legal Officer or other authorised officer to execute and complete all necessary documentation to affect the purchase.

Wards affected: Spring Vale;

Lead officer: Karen Beasley, Lesley Eagle


06/09/2019 - Transportation Network – Miscellaneous Traffic Regulation Orders ref: 3172    Recommendations Approved

Transportation Network – Miscellaneous Traffic Regulation Orders (Batch 2)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Environment

Decision published: 18/09/2019

Effective from: 06/09/2019

Decision:

1.        Approved the recommended action to implement waiting restrictions to parts of Dovedale Road, as shown on plan T4/3854C appended to the report.

2.        Approved the recommended action to implement waiting and loading restrictions to parts of Ettingshall Road, as shown on plan T4/4125 appended to the report.

3.        Approved the recommended action to implement waiting restrictions to parts of Newbolt Road, Etruria Way, Mount Pleasant, as shown on plan T4/3972A appended to the report.

4.       Approved the recommended action to implement waiting and loading restrictions to parts of Caledonia Road, Derry Street, Vicarage Road, Pond Lane, as shown on plan T4/3906 appended to the report.

5.       Approved the recommended action to implement waiting restrictions to parts of Mayfield Road, Woodstock Road, Selbourne Crescent, East Park Way, Hurstbourne Crescent, Willenhall Road, as shown on plan T4/3974 appended to the report.

6.       Approved the recommended action to implement waiting restrictions to parts of Lapper Avenue, Ward Grove, as shown on plan T4/3976 appended to the report.

7.       Approved the recommended action to implement waiting and loading restrictions to parts of Talbot Place, Albany Crescent, as shown on plan T4/4037A appended to the report.

8.       Approved the recommended action to implement waiting restrictions to parts of Dale Street (Bilston), as shown on plan T4/4132 appended to the report.

9.     Approved the recommended action to implement waiting and loading restrictions to parts of Wilkinson Avenue, Bank Street, Lord Street, Jordan Place, as shown on plan T4/4094A appended to the report

10.   Authorised the Solicitor of the Council to implement the relevant traffic regulation orders.

Lead officer: Philip Carlin


11/09/2019 - i54 / Western Extension - Phases 4 and 5 Budget Approval ref: 3145    Recommmend Forward to Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:

Council is recommended to:

1. Approve the capital budget for the remaining phases of the i54 Western Extension programme of £22.75 million and the associated funding strategy outlined in the report.

2. Delegate authority to the Cabinet Members for City Economy and Resources, in consultation with the Director of Regeneration and Director of Finance, to approve any variations to the i54 Western Extension supplementary budgets in the event of any changes to external funding sources.

 

Cabinet resolved:

1. That it be noted that, in January 2019, Cabinet approved the delivery of Phases 1 3 of the i54 Western Extension.

2. That it be noted that this report is a follow up report from the January 2019 Cabinet report from which approval was obtained to progress with the first phases of the i54 Western Extension project with the recommendation that a further report would be presented to Cabinet seeking approval to progress phases 4, 5a, 5b and 5c.

3. That the progress made in delivering the i54 project to date be noted.

4. That the progress made on the i54 Western Extension project including the Access Road contract, progression of design and preparations for the next phases of work and, key outputs and delivery programme, be noted.

5. That the status of the funding strategy, key delivery agreements and governance arrangements including, the Joint Venture Agreement and Business Rate Retention Agreement with Staffordshire County Council and South Staffordshire Council, be noted.

6. That it be noted that delegated authority was approved in the previous Cabinet Report of January 2019 to the Cabinet Members for City Economy and Resources, in consultation with the Director of Regeneration and Director of Finance, to approve a series of key agreements required to progress the works in accordance with the agreed funding and delivery strategy.

7. That it be noted that a key constituent of the funding strategy is that any borrowing costs, including interest are paid back from rates generated by the Western Extension site.


11/09/2019 - Exclusion of press and public ref: 3148    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

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).


11/09/2019 - Wolverhampton City Centre Business Improvement District (BID) ref: 3147    Recommendations Approved

To approve City of Wolverhampton Council’s vote for the next round of the BID Ballot in respect of the hereditaments in the Council’s ownership.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 19/09/2019

Wards affected: Blakenhall; Graiseley; Heath Town; Park; St Peter's;

Lead officer: Isobel Woods


11/09/2019 - i54 / Western Extension - Phases 4 and 5 Budget Approval ref: 3146    Recommmend Forward to Council

To approve budgets and legal agreements to commence Phase 2 works on the i54 / Western Extension.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/09/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Peter Taylor


10/09/2019 - Land and Property Transactions - IEDN 029 ref: 3151    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks approval to proceed with the land and property transaction upon the terms recommended therein.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 10/09/2019

Decision:

Approved the completion of the lease renewal for Tettenhall Library, Parish Centre, Upper Street, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton upon terms agreed.

Wards affected: Tettenhall Wightwick;

Lead officer: Mitchell Spencer


10/09/2019 - Appointments to Councillor Champion Roles ref: 3149    Recommendations Approved

To approve appointments to the Councillor Champion roles for: Digital Innovation, Climate Change, and Wolverhampton for Everyone.

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 10/09/2019

Decision:

Approved the appointment of the following Councillors to the Councillor Champion positions approved at Full Council on 17 July 2019:

 

Member Champion Role

Appointment

Digital Innovation

Councillor Beverley Momenabadi

Climate Change

Councillor Barbara McGarrity QN

Wolverhampton for Everyone

Councillor Clare Simm

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dereck Francis


05/09/2019 - Young Persons' Supported Accomodation and Outreach Service and Young Families Supported Accommodation and Outreach Service ref: 3150    Recommendations Approved

The Council has a statutory duty to provide accommodation to persons under 18 years to prevent homelessness. In addition to this, the Council has a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare and health of young people. To fulfil these statutory duties, the Council and following a comprehensive consultation exercise a new service model was approved to deliver: lot 1: Young Persons’ Supported Accommodation and Outreach Service; and lot 2: Young Families Supported Accommodation and Outreach Service.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 05/09/2019

Decision:

1.       Approved the awards the contract for Young Persons’ Supported Accommodation and Outreach services (Lot 1) to Accord Housing Association of 178 Birmingham Road West Bromwich West Midlands B70 6QG for a duration up to five years (three years with possible two-year extension) from 1December 2019 to 30 November 2024 for an estimated total contract value of £2,665,000.

2.       Noted an extension for the Young Families Supported Accommodation and Outreach service (Lot 2) from 01 December 2019 to 07 December 2020 for the value of approximately £53,000 to allow for a market analysis and engagement ahead of a potential retendering of the service.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Yannick Mukendi


03/09/2019 - Schedule of Executive Individual Decision Notices ref: 3125    Recommendations Approved

To receive a summary of open and exempt individual executive decisions approved by the appropriate Cabinet Members following consultation with the relevant employees.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 03/09/2019

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.


03/09/2019 - Disposal of former Housing Revenue Account (HRA) garage sites and land ref: 3123    Recommendations Approved

To approve the disposal of former garage sites and land at auction.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 10/09/2019

Wards affected: Wednesfield North;

Lead officer: Chris Elgerton, Steve North, Jane Trethewey


03/09/2019 - 3 September 2019 - Procurement - Award of Contracts for Works, Goods and Services ref: 3124    Recommendations Approved

To approve the award of contracts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Cabinet (Resources) Panel

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 10/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

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


29/08/2019 - Appointment to the Pensions Board and the Bilston Relief in Need Charity Bilston Educational Charity ref: 3127    Recommendations Approved

To approve appointments to the Pensions Board and the Bilston Relief in Need Charity Bilston Educational Charity

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 29/08/2019

Decision:

1.       Approved the appointment of Councillor Jasbir Jaspal as an employer representative on the Pensions Board for the remainder of the 2019-2020 Municipal Year.

2.       Approved the appointment of Councillor Philip Page onto Bilston Relief in Need Charity and Bilston Educational Charity for a four year term of office expiring 2023.

Lead officer: Dereck Francis


20/08/2019 - Licenced Deficiat Application - St Matthias Secondary School ref: 3126    Recommendations Approved

Request for approval of an application to hold a licensed deficit made by St Matthias Secondary School.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 20/08/2019

Decision:

Approved a request for St Matthias Secondary School to operate with a deficit budget to a specified maximum to be repaid by March 2022.

Wards affected: East Park;

Lead officer: Debra Boniface