Decisions

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Decisions published

16/06/2020 - Agreeing additional grant funding for works to create satellite provision at Magna Academy ref: 280    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Children's Services

Decision published: 30/06/2020

Effective from: 16/06/2020

Decision:

Allocating additional grant funding to create additional special school places in BCP’s administrative area through a satellite provision [subject to the outcome of a consultation and subsequent consent to the satellite provision].

To grant fund the cost of works of up to £250k from ring fenced DfE basic need capital to carry out the necessary works to create an appropriate provision.

Lead officer: Neil Goddard


24/06/2020 - Bournemouth Development Company (BDC) - Changes to Members Agreement ref: 279    Recommendations Approved

To outline the recommended changes to the BDC members agreement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that:-

(a)          The variation of the Bournemouth Development Company (BDC) Members’ Agreement to allow the Council representatives to act by a majority rather than by a unanimous vote when they are exercising the Council’s vote as a member of BDC; that

(b)          The variation of the Members’ Agreement to require the appointment of three Council representatives and to provide that one of these Council representative is nominated by an opposition group; and that

(c)          Cabinet delegates authority to agree the detailed wording of these changes and to enter into the legal agreement to effect those changes (subject to approval of the other parties to the Members’ Agreement as may be required) to the Chief Executive in liaison with the Council’s Monitoring Officer.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Regeneration and Culture

Reason

The proposed changes are in the best interests of BCP Council and its residents and ensures that the BDC can continue to progress schemes in an efficient manner.

The Members Agreement requires Cabinet approval before any changes are considered by the BDC Board.

Wards affected: Bournemouth Central;

Lead officer: Chris Shephard


24/06/2020 - Convert Bournemouth Learning Centre building into a school ref: 275    Recommendations Approved

To enable the creation of additional capacity to meet the assessed educational needs of children and young people and reduce pressure on the High Needs Budget.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that:-

(a)         the proposal to convert the Bournemouth Learning Centre building into a school in order to create additional capacity to meet the assessed educational needs of children and young people in BCP be approved;

(b)         the allocation of £0.5m Basic Need Grant funding to support the delivery of this proposal be approved; and

(c)         the Corporate Property Officer (in consultation with the Corporate Director, Chief Finance Officer and Monitoring Officer) be delegated authority to take the necessary steps to recover possession of the BLC from third parties currently occupying part of the Bournemouth Learning Centre.

RECOMMENDED that Council:-

(d)          approve the disposal of the Bournemouth Learning Centre [through a lease to an external provider] at an undervalue of up to £700k, subject to the education provider’s significant change process and site acquisition being agreed, and delegate authority to the Corporate Property Officer to agree the terms and enter into the lease, subject to education provider’s significant change process being agreed.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Children and Families

Reason

To enable the creation of additional capacity to meet the assessed educational needs of children and young people and reduce pressure on the High Needs Budget.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Goddard


24/06/2020 - Recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny Board ref: 270    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Cabinet suspend their support for this process until it comes back in September following some work being done with the local residents and a review on the financial arrangements.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Tourism, Leisure and Culture

Reason

In order to enable work to be carried out with local residents and for a review to be carried out on the financial arrangements.

 


24/06/2020 - Traffic Regulation Orders – Advertisement of Changes to On-Street Disabled Bays (Ref P3 2020) ref: 278    Recommendations Approved

To approve the advertisement of changes to the Traffic Regulations Order (TRO) implementing changes to on-street disabled bays.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that the changes outlined in the appendix to the report are to be advertised and implemented if no objections are received

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Transport and Infrastructure

Reason

To advertise new proposed restrictions to amend existing and implement new disabled bays. All the requests meet the criteria for the provision or removal of disabled bays within the Bournemouth and Christchurch areas.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sally Swaine


24/06/2020 - Traffic Regulation Orders and Traffic Calming – Advertisement of Traffic Regulation Orders and Traffic Calming Measures for the Local Transport Plan Programme ref: 276    Recommendations Approved

To approve the advertisement of changes to the Traffic Regulations Order (TRO) and to approve the advertisement of vertical traffic calming as requested by council officers.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that the changes outlined the appendix to the report be advertised and implemented if no objections are received.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Transport and Infrastructure

Reason

To implement new restrictions for the delivery of the council’s Local Transport Plans Active Travel & Travel Safety Measures projects, and to improve road safety.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sally Swaine


24/06/2020 - Traffic Regulation Orders – Sealing of Traffic Regulation Order Ref P19 2019 ref: 277    Recommendations Approved

To consider representations following the advertisement of the Traffic Regulation Order for P19 2019 Disabled Bay Proposals

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that the order is confirmed and sealed as detailed in Appendix 1 of the report.

Voting: Unanimous

Reason

To approve the making and sealing of the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) so that new on-street disabled bays and changes to existing on-street disabled bays can be implemented.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Pincroft


24/06/2020 - Covid-19 - 2020/21 Budget Monitoring Report – June 2020 ref: 272    Recommendations Approved

To provide recommendations for a revised annual budget for 2020/21 to recognise the financial impact of Covid-19

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

(a)          Note the progress in the development of the budget mitigation strategy as a result of Covid-19 pressures; and

(b)          Continue to lobby Government for additional funding to reduce the projected budget gap caused by the outbreak. 

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Finance

Reason

The council has embedded sound financial and risk management protocols as well as a culture of scenario and options appraisal. This culture is needed now more than ever with the greater level of uncertainty arising from the pandemic.

The scale of income loss in 2020/21 is projected to be so significant as to threaten the financial viability of the council and concerted action must be taken to reduce expenditure to rebalance the budget.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nicola Webb


24/06/2020 - Bournemouth Town Centre Vision (TCV): Durley Road Development – Approval of Additional Council Finance and Site Lease Value ref: 274    Recommendations Approved

To be added to Cabinet Forward Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that:-

(a)         the request for up to a further £950,000 by way of a subordinated secured loan (“Additional Council Finance”) for the Durley Road Scheme be approved;

(b)         the grant of the Lease of Durley Road to the relevant development subsidiary of BDC for a Site Lease Value of a minimum of £250,000 in return for a loan note issued in a sum equal to the Site Lease Value be approved;

(c)         the change to the “Option Execute Date” to be within 3 years after the date of planning consent be agreed;

(d)         an update to the MTFP in 2021/22 to include £48,000 per annum (plus interest) for the Minimum Revenue Provision (MRP) associated with recommendations a and b be approved;

(e)         BDC be approved to enter into the required contracts for the development;

(f)          the Corporate Property Officer be authorised in consultation with the Council’s Section 151 and Monitoring Officer to agree the detailed provisions of the legal documentation, including and not limited to the lease and the loan agreements;

(g)         the Section 151 Officer be authorised in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance to determine and agree with BDC the terms of the Additional Council Finance;

(h)         an update to the MTFP be approved in 2021/22 for the net loss £42,800 of car park income arising out of the redevelopment of Durley Road; and

(i)           an amendment to the Capital Programme be approved to include the provision of Additional Council Finance in a sum of up to £950,000.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Regeneration and Culture

Reason

To enable this residential-led regeneration scheme to go ahead, helping to deliver high quality homes, and increased footfall in Bournemouth Town Centre.

To contribute to the Council’s Corporate vision, specifically helping to create dynamic places, investing in the homes our communities need and revitalising and re-inventing our high streets and local centres.

The proposals take note of the HM Treasury consultation document; Public Works Loan Board: future lending terms dated March 2020.

Lead officer: Caroline McKay


24/06/2020 - Organisational Design - Implementation & Budget ref: 271    Recommendations Approved

To review and approve the implementation plan, procurement strategy and budget required to implement the transformation strategy for BCP Council. This strategy is based on the Organisational Design adopted by Cabinet in November 2019.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

(a)          Note the feedback from the Pre-Engagement process with potential partners/suppliers;

(b)          Approve the Procurement approach and contract structure, including the capped Framework Limit;

(c)          Authorise the commencement of the procurement process and delegate authority to the Chief Executive to award the contract in consultation with the Leader and appropriate senior officers;

(d)          Approve the proposed governance including the establishment of a Cabinet Working Group to provide oversight of the programme;

(e)          Approve the funding proposals as set out in section 39 a to b of the report; and

(f)           Approve the acceleration of the adoption of Bournemouth Town Hall Campus as the BCP Council Civic Centre and administrative hub.

RECOMMENDED that Council:-

(g)          Approve the budget set out in Appendix 1b of the report; and

(h)          Approve the funding proposals as set out in section 38 a to c of the report.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Leader

Reasons

To approve the budget and procurement approach required to successfully deliver the BCP Council Transformation Strategy adopted by Cabinet in November 2019 and to approve a short term shift in the Estates & Accommodation Strategy in light of the impact on ways of working by the Coronavirus/ Covid-19 crisis.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Julian Osgathorpe


24/06/2020 - Towns Fund ref: 273    Recommendations Approved

Approval of the Town Investment Plan for Boscombe to MHCLG

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 26/06/2020

Effective from: 04/07/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that the approach outlined in the report be approved enabling the Towns Fund Board to prepare a robust Town Investment Plan for Boscombe in a timely manner.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Tourism, Leisure and Communities

Reason

The Towns Fund represents a considerable funding stream which can be used to unlock ambitious regeneration plans for this disadvantaged neighbourhood with considerable investment potential. The work will be funded by a grant already received by the MHCLG and enable a close working relationship to be

continued between the public and private sector.

 

Wards affected: Boscombe East & Pokesdown; Boscombe West; East Cliff & Springbourne;

Lead officer: Cat McMilan, Kelly Ansell


16/06/2020 - Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) – Poole Quay and Poole High Street ref: 269    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 19/06/2020

Effective from: 16/06/2020

Decision:

To approve the making of Experimental Traffic Order(s) for Poole Quay and Poole High Street as set out in the documents appended to this Decision Record.

Wards affected: Poole Town;

Lead officer: Richard Pearson