Decisions

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Decisions published

24/11/2022 - Procurement of Replacement Leachate Tanks for Closed Landfills ref: 610    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to procure four landfill leachate storage tanks for the closed landfills at Crich and Glapwell 2.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Environment

Decision published: 24/11/2022

Effective from: 02/12/2022

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member:

 

Approves the procurement of four new landfill leachate storage tanks for the closed landfill sites at Crich and Glapwell 2 as detailed in the report.

 

Divisions affected: Alport and Derwent; Tibshelf;

Lead officer: Daniel Ayrton, Joanna Jackson


22/11/2022 - Thomas Williams Educational Foundation ref: 609    Recommendations Approved

The nomination of a new member to the Thomas Williams Educational body of Trustees

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 30/11/2022

Decision:

 

That the Cabinet Member approves the appointment of Mrs Jayne Anders as the Derbyshire County Council representative to the Thomas Williams Foundation for a further period of 3 years

 

Divisions affected: Ashbourne;

Lead officer: Sue Pegg


18/11/2022 - Approval of Green Entrepreneurs Programme (GEP) - Small Grants Fund Amendment for Decarbonation Support ref: 608    Recommendations Approved

To request Cabinet Member approval for the inclusion within the small grant fund to broaden grants for decarbonisation, supporting small business to work towards a zero-carbon future.

An appended report sets out the purpose of the small grants programme and the decarbonation measures the fund will support, approved by the Green Entrepreneurs Fund Programme Board in October 2022, now seeking Cabinet Member approval.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Clean Growth & Regeneration

Decision published: 18/11/2022

Effective from: 26/11/2022

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member:

 

a)   notes the outputs of the review and agrees to amend the small grants criteria to include eligibility for mainstream technologies;

 

b)   agrees to include the requirement to assess wider community benefits as part of the grant process, include monitoring of impacts; and

 

c)    agrees to setting a nominal funding ceiling of £350,000 within the small grants strand of £500,000 for ‘mainstream technologies’ supported by regular monitoring information to the Programme Board to allow assessment of demand and impacts on the wider fund.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Joanna Jackson, Paul Patterson


18/11/2022 - PROVISION OF SPECIALIST PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ref: 607    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval under Protocol 2a of the Council’s Financial Regulations to utilise the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) Framework for specialist professional services to commission a specialist independent analysis of the Derbyshire Integrated Health and Social Care System. The proposed contract will be for a period up to 6 months.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Care

Decision published: 18/11/2022

Effective from: 26/11/2022

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member:

 

     approves, under Protocol 2a of the Council’s Financial Regulations, the

     use of the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) Framework for

     the provision of specialist professional services.

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Colin Selbie


17/11/2022 - Mosaic Social Care Management System migration of system to supplier hosted service ref: 605    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 17/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to

 

Approve the first-year costs of £0.504m for a hosted Social Care Management Solution, which include implementation costs of £0.140m, to be met from a combination of the General Reserve/additional borrowing where appropriate. Further years costs will be met from the General Reserve if necessary, as outlined at Appendix One to the report.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);


17/11/2022 - Executive Health and Safety Policy Statement and Responsibilities ref: 606    Recommendations Approved

Revised Council Health and Safety Policy Statement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

Approve the revised Executive Health and Safety Policy Statement and Responsibilities.

Lead officer: Jerry Sanderson


17/11/2022 - Revised Wellbeing Strategy ref: 604    Recommendations Approved

Revision of Council's existing Wellbeing Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

Approve the revised Wellbeing Strategy and its timeline for implementation.

Lead officer: Jerry Sanderson


17/11/2022 - Approval to Allocate Existing Section 106 Agreements to Highways Schemes and to Approve the Process to Allocate Future Section 106 Agreements ref: 603    Recommendations Approved

To approve current unallocated Section 106 funding to new or existing highway schemes, and to approve the initial process of how this will be undertaken for future Section 106 agreements.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note the content of the report;

 

2)    Approve the creation and the allocation of funds to existing or new Section 106 projects identified in Appendix 2 to the report, adding them to the highways capital programme where appropriate;

 

3)    Approve the draft process for managing Section 106 agreements as outlined in the report;

 

4)    Agree to receive an annual report detailing progress and updates aligned to the annual Infrastructure Funding Statement; and

 

5)    Delegate amendments to the Section 106 process described in the report, and future Section 106 allocations, to the Director of Highways, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways, Assets and Transport.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Neill Bennett, Joanna Jackson


17/11/2022 - Derbyshire Youth Justice Plan 2022-2023 ref: 599    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of the report is to seek approval of the Youth Justice Plan as required under Section 40 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

Approve the Youth Justice Plan and recommend it to Council for approval as part of the policy framework.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: James Hollingworth, Smruti Mehta


17/11/2022 - Procurement of a block contract for Children's residential placements ref: 600    Recommendations Approved

This report is to outline the current needs within the Children’s home residential sector and propose how block contract agreement could help towards meeting those needs.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

Approve the undertaking of a procurement exercise to procure a block contract for children’s residential placements for a period of 3 years, with the option to extend for 2 further periods of 2 years, up to a maximum contract period of 7 years and for a maximum contract value of £4.5 million per year, thus totalling a maximum contract value of £31.5 million over the 7-year term. 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Rowena Brown, Louise Frensham


17/11/2022 - Procurement of a creative mentoring programme ref: 598    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to seek approval to undertake a procurement exercise for the provision of creative mentors.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Approve a procurement solution of a block contract for a Creative Mentoring Programme which would incorporate the recruitment, training, and supervision of creative mentors;

 

2)    Approve the diversion of the current maximum spend of £200,000 per annum to a 3-year, block contract commitment of a maximum of £600,000. The funding of which to remain from unallocated Pupil Premium Plus; and

 

3)    Delegate the award of the contract to the Executive Director of Children’s Services.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Rowena Brown, Louise Frensham


17/11/2022 - S106 Capital Allocations ref: 597    Recommendations Approved

To inform Cabinet of the receipt of recent Section 106 developer
contributions and to seek approval for the allocation of those contributions to projects in line with the individual Section 106 agreements.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Note the receipt/availability of s106 funding and approve allocations to the projects outlined at Appendix 2 to the report; and

 

2)   Note the repayment of unexpended time limited funds outlined at Appendix 2 to the report.

 

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Jenny Webster


17/11/2022 - The Future of Wirksworth Infant School ref: 596    Recommendations Approved

To report on the outcome of the statutory consultation carried out by Derbyshire County Council on the proposed closure of Wirksworth Infant School.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Note the responses to the statutory consultation on the proposed closure of Wirksworth Infant School; and

 

2)   Approve the closure of Wirksworth Infant School from 31 August 2023.

Divisions affected: Wirksworth;

Lead officer: Jenny Webster


17/11/2022 - Adult Careers Service and Youth Hub ref: 601    Recommendations Approved

To request funds from the Covid Recovery Fund to extend the delivery of the Youth Hub and Adult Careers Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Approve the allocation of £743,292 to support the growth of the Adult Careers Service and, in particular, the expansion of the Youth Hub; and

 

2)   Note that a further request for funding will be made to Cabinet for the additional £175,000, should the funding from the Council’s Public Health and the Department of Work and Pensions not be secured.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Joanna Jackson, Andrew Marsh


17/11/2022 - 2023-2024 Highways Capital Delivery Programme ref: 602    Recommendations Approved

To seek Cabinet approval for the delivery of the Highways Capital Programme for the year 2023/24.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Approve the acceptance of the 2023-24 Local Transport Plan grant from the Department for Transport to the Highways Capital Programme and gives permission to procure all necessary goods/services in accordance with the Council’s procurement protocols;

 

2)   Approve the proposed scheme list and budget allocations as detailed at Appendices 3 and 4 to the report;

 

3)   Authorise spend to start in current year on 2023-24 schemes in line with budgets set out in Appendix 4 to the report to be funded from current budget allocations held by Place Department and approved by the Director of Highways.

 

4)   Delegate authority to the Director for Highways to approve any changes to the programme, (within the tolerance of the overall budget).

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Joanna Jackson, Jon Wallace