Decisions

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Decisions published

13/11/2020 - Durley Road Car Park Development – Lease to a Development Subsidiary of Bournemouth Development Company LLP (BDC) ref: 321    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 17/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

To approve the final terms and the grant of a lease of the Durley Road Car Park site to Durley Road Development LLP (the Subsidiary) at less than the best consideration reasonably obtainable and otherwise on terms in accordance with the Option Agreement dated 17th February 2011.

To approve the final terms and the entry into of the Council Loan Note and Additional Council Finance Loan Note, together with the associated security agreement between the Council and BDC LLP (BDC).

Wards affected: Westbourne & West Cliff;

Lead officer: Sam Munnings


11/11/2020 - Executive Pay Levels for Tricuro ref: 316    For Determination

For Cabinet to agree the Salary Cap for the Managing Director of Tricuro as this is a Reserved Matter under the Company's Shareholder Agreement.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 21/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that:-

a)    Cabinet delegates authority to the ESG members from time to time to:

i)   agree that Tricuro is permitted to set the remuneration package for the Managing Director of Tricuro to a sum of up to £120,000 per annum;

ii)  determine and approve such further details of this remuneration package as may be required; and

iii)ratify the approval of interim remuneration arrangements.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Adults

Reasons

The Board of Tricuro is progressing with the process of permanent recruitment of Managing Director for the company. Having obtained Human Resources advice and information on rates paid nationally for similar posts, the Board has requested that the remuneration package for the Managing Director role is raised to up to £120,000 per annum. The Executive Shareholder Group discussed this proposal at its meeting on 14th September 2020 and agreed with the Board’s proposal in principle. This recommendation is presented to Cabinet for consideration and approval. The Tricuro Board has also approved interim remuneration arrangements and Cabinet is requested to ratify this approval.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jan Thurgood


11/11/2020 - Adult Skills & Learning relocation ref: 318    For Determination

Adult Skills & Learning relocation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 21/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

(a)          Considers the options set out in the Oakdale Learning Centre Options Report (Appendix 1), to build a new learning centre on Site 2 (or alternative site), and releasing Site 1 for residential housing, to be unaffordable at this time;

(b)          Approves the relocation of Skills & Learning to premises in the Dolphin Centre on a 10 year lease with no break clause;

(c)          Approves a £920k increase in capital investment programme for adaptation work at the new Skills and Learning premises, on the basis that prudential borrowing repayments will be charged to the Skills and Learning service;

(d)          Accepts a contribution of £400k from Legal and General towards the cost of £920k adaptation works;

(e)          Notes the resulting £123k revenue pressure on the Council’s Medium Term Financial Plan for loss of annual Service Charge income from the Skills & Learning service;

(f)           Delegates authority to the Corporate Property Officer to agree the detailed terms of the lease and all associated documents in liaison with the Section 151 Officer, Monitoring Officer and the relevant Portfolio Holder/(s); and

(g)          Notes that a further paper on housing options at the Oakdale site will be brought forward in due course.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Covid Resilience, Schools and Skills

Reasons

To improve access to employability and enterprise skills, Maths, English, vocational and digital skills, a Job Club, well-being and professional development for unemployed and underemployed people and those with the greatest barriers to learning and work.

To enhance the vibrancy of Poole Town Centre with a dynamic and modern Skills campus likely to attract more passing footfall and increasing awareness of the service among residents and business.

To relocate the service with a reduced overall space requirement having considered the impact of Covid-19.

To ensure the council deliver on the ‘Promoting Lifelong Learning’ objective of the Fulfilled Lives, Brighter Futures and Connected Communities corporate plan by maintaining the delivery of adult community education in Poole.

To resolve the council’s increasing essential maintenance and repairs costs for the Oakdale Centre and register Skills and Learning’s need for suitable alternative accommodation.

To release land for residential development in the Oakdale ward as identified in the local plan.

Wards affected: Oakdale; Poole Town;

Lead officer: Kate Conlon, Lesley Spain


11/11/2020 - Adult Social Care Charging Policy ref: 319    For Determination

To approve a new Adult Social Care Charging Policy for BCP Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 21/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

(a)          Approves the new Adult Social Care Charging Policy; and

(b)          Approves the mitigation measures as recommended by Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee which are set out in paragraphs 18 to 22 of the report.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Adults

Reason

The outcome of the consultation has been used to inform the development of this policy and demonstrates that the majority of respondents do not object to the introduction of charges which would apply equally to all BCP residents. Establishing a new single policy with clear and fair underpinning principles is necessary to introduce equitable charging for residents who receive Adult Social Care services from BCP Council.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


11/11/2020 - Lansdowne Programme ref: 315    For Determination

to seek approval to implement the scheme subject to Traffic Order approval

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 21/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

(a)         approves the preliminary design of the revised scheme, enabling the Programme Team to progress the detailed design and begin early contractor engagement;

(b)          notes that significant public and stakeholder consultation has taken place over the last 5 years, resulting in the preliminary design appended to this report;

(c)          notes the timeline for delivery; and

(d)          delegates authority to the Director of Development, as Senior Responsible Officer for the Lansdowne Programme, in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder(s), to:

- progress the detailed design

- approve the final design

- start early contractor engagement

- move to delivery phase, subject to the Traffic Regulation Order   process

Voting: Nem. Con. (2 abstentions)

Portfolio Holder: Regeneration, Economy and Strategic Planning

(Councillors M Greene and N Greene declared disclosable interests in respect of this item and refrained from participating in the discussion and voting thereon.)

Reasons

By Cabinet approving these recommendations, it will enable the Programme Team to move the scheme through the preliminary design phase to detailed design and on to delivery.

This will facilitate delivery of phase 1 of the Lansdowne Programme relating to improvements along Holdenhurst Road, the outskirts of Lansdowne Roundabout and Meyrick Road (north).

It will also ensure expenditure of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership funding in line with the required timelines.

Wards affected: Bournemouth Central; East Cliff & Springbourne;

Lead officer: Chris Shephard


11/11/2020 - 2020/21 Budget Monitoring & Medium-Term Financial Plan (MTFP) Update ref: 317    Recommmend Forward to Council

Present an update of both the 2020/21 in-year financial position and progress towards setting a balanced budget for 2021/22

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 21/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

a)           Notes the current budget position for 2020/21;

b)           Notes progress made in refreshing the MTFP and the key financial planning assumptions as set out in Appendix D2 and D3;

c)           Accepts the grant awarded for additional revenue and capital expenditure as set out in paragraph 86.  

d)           Approves the financial strategy as referenced in paragraphs 125 to 138 and as set out in Appendix D4

e)           Notes the actions of the report and the requests for future reports from both the Corporate Director for Children’s and the Chief Executive; and

f)            Requests the Corporate Director for Transformation to bring forward a report outlining how £15 million of ongoing Transformation savings will be achieved in 2021/22.

RECOMMENDED that Council:-

(a)         Requests that the Audit and Governance Committee review the financial regulations and consider whether new provisions are required for larger scale budget management actions taken by officers; and 

(b)         Approve the revenue and capital virements as set out in paragraphs 32 and 109.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Leader of the Council

Reasons

·           To comply with accounting codes of practice and best practice which requires Councils to regularly monitor the annual budget position and have a rolling multi-year MTFP.

·           To present a proposed financial strategy to support the delivery of a balanced budget for 2020/21.

·          To ensure the financial regulations remain fit for purpose

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Richens


11/11/2020 - Housing Allocations Policy ref: 314    For Determination

To provide an aligned Housing Allocations policy in accordance with statutory orders.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 11/11/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 21/11/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that the proposed Policy be approved.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Homes

Reason

This report is for approval of a new BCP Housing Allocations Policy which is required for alignment as per the Statutory Order agreed with Government.

Lead officer: Lorraine Mealings