Decisions

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Decisions published

28/07/2022 - Performance and Revenue Outturn 2021 22 (CS) ref: 507    Recommendations Approved

To provide the Cabinet Members with an update of the Council Plan performance position and the revenue outturn position of the Children's Services and Safeguarding and Education portfolios for 2021 22.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education

Decision published: 29/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member notes the report

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Shelley Kerslake


28/07/2022 - Modern Slavery Transparency Statement 2021-22 ref: 494    Recommendations Approved

Seeking Cabinet Member approval for the publication of the Councils Modern Slavery Transparency Statement 2021-22. This statement reports on the work that the Council is doing to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place within its supply chains.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Communities

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Health and Communities approves the Council’s Modern Slavery Statement for 2021-22 as set out in the report.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Michelle Collins


28/07/2022 - Voluntary and Community Sector Review ref: 500    Recommendations Approved

To inform Cabinet of the response to the consultation on proposals for the Council’s review of voluntary and community sector (VCS) recurring grants, the outcome of the Equality Impact Assessment and make recommendations on taking the review forward.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Note the results of the public consultation which took place between 23 December 2021 and 24 March 2022;

 

2)   Note the impact of the proposals as set out in the Equalities Impact Assessment attached at Appendix 4 to the report;

 

3)   Approve the proposal outlined in section 4.5 of the report that agrees that the Council adopts the principle of no longer supporting the award of grant funding to any organisation in the future without a fixed or scheduled end date except for in exceptional circumstances;

 

4)   Approve the proposal outlined in section 4.5 of the report and agrees that the Council will no longer provide grant funding for the activities to which the recurring grants currently relate, but instead commission identified activity where appropriate;

 

5)   Approve the criteria for grant reviews outlined in section 4.5 of the report, to be used in assessments which will determine whether funding should be secured in the future through commissioning; and

 

6)    Approve plans outlined in section 4.7 of the report to take forward the review and allow a minimum period of four weeks for recurring grant recipients to submit a written representation outlining their position in relation to confirmed pathway, before a final decision is made.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Simon Pape


28/07/2022 - Corporate Property Procurement Strategy ref: 496    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Approve the Corporate Property Procurement Strategy; and

 

2)   Approve the use of the following Frameworks to deliver construction projects for the next twelve months;

 

a)   Crown Commercial Services (Modular Buildings and Construction);

 

b)   Department for Education (Construction);

 

c)    ESPO (Modular Buildings);

 

d)   NHS Shared Business Services (Modular Buildings and Construction); and

 

e)   Scape (Construction).                                

Lead officer: Stuart Knight


28/07/2022 - Corporate Property Asset Management Strategy ref: 495    Recommendations Approved

To consider and approve the Corporate Property Asset Management Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

Councillor S Spencer introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, presenting the new Corporate Property Asset Management Strategy for approval.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note and approve the Corporate Property Asset Management Strategy.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Janet Scholes, Helen Forster


28/07/2022 - Performance and Revenue Outturn 2021 22 ref: 505    Recommendations Approved

To provide the Cabinet Member with an update of the Council Plan performance position and the revenue outturn position of the Corporate Services and Budget portfolio for 2021 22.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

Councillor S Spencer introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, providing an update on the Council Plan performance, and setting out the Council’s final revenue outturn position for 2021-22.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Note the Council Plan performance and the revenue outturn position for 2021-22;

 

2)   Consider whether there are any further actions that should be undertaken to improve performance where it has not met the desired level;

 

3)   Note the position on General and Earmarked Reserves;

 

4)   Approve the allocation of underspend amounts and commitments to Portfolios as set out in paragraph 4.41 of the report;

 

5)   Approve the release of all the sum of £14.000m held in the earmarked reserve as a contingency against potential funding losses during the Covid-19 recovery period as set out in paragraph 4.42 of the report;

 

6)   Approve the allocation from the release of earmarked reserves and from underspends, of £10.000m to the Budget Management Earmarked Reserve, £10.000m to a reserve for inflation risks, £5.251m to a reserve for business rates risks and £4.000m to a reserve for cyber security as set out in paragraphs 4.42 to 4.45 in the report; and

 

7)   Approve contributions from the Finance and ICT budget of £0.010m to an earmarked reserve to support the modernisation of the ICT Traded Services team and £0.200m to provide temporary agency resources for the Operations team as detailed in paragraph 4.32 of the report.

Lead officer: Louise Scholes, Eleanor Scriven


28/07/2022 - Approval of Delegated Powers to Agree Variations to the Enhanced Partnership for Bus Services in Derbyshire ref: 499    Recommendations Approved

Approval of Delegated Powers to Agree Variations to the Enhanced Partnership for Bus Services in Derbyshire

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Authorise the Executive Director – Place, in consultation with the Cabinet Member – Highways Assets and Transport, delegated powers to :

 

a)   Agree the Council’s position on the final wording of amendments to the Enhanced Partnership Scheme to align with the final Bus Service Improvement Plan funding decision of the Department for Transport and agree these (or variations thereto) with bus operators, in line with the Bespoke Variation Arrangements within the Enhanced Partnership Scheme;

 

b)   Agree the Council’s position on any future changes to the Enhanced Partnership Scheme in line with the Bespoke Variation Arrangements within the Enhanced Partnership Scheme;

 

c)    Accept the final funding allocation from the Department for Transport for the Bus Service Improvement Plan and Schemes, in line with the Grant Determination letter issued by the Department for Transport at the time of the award;

 

2)   Retain powers to Extend, Vary (under Section 138K) or Revoke (under Section 138 O) the Enhanced Partnership.

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Deborah Oddy


28/07/2022 - Director of Public Health Annual Report 2021/22 ref: 501    Recommendations Approved

To inform cabinet of the production of the DPH Annual report for 2021/22. To seek cabinet agreement to publish the DPH annual report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Note the production of the Director of Public Health Annual Report 2022 and the recommendations contained within it;

 

2)   Approve the formal publication of the Director of Public Health Annual Report 2022; and

 

3)   Note and reflect on the recommendations made within the report and to consider what further action the County Council can take to reduce and mitigate the impact of health inequalities within the county.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Annette Appleton, Ellen Langton


28/07/2022 - Proposed spend of Supplemental Substance Misuse Treatment Grant ref: 504    Recommendations Approved

Approve the proposed spend of the SSMTG

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the recommendations in the not for publicationreport.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Victoria Clarke, Jon Townshend


28/07/2022 - The Future of Wirksworth Infant School ref: 497    Recommendations Approved

For Cabinet to consider the arrangements for the future of Wirksworth Infant School

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

To note the responses to the non-statutory consultation on the proposed closure of Wirksworth Infant School and grant permission to proceed to the issue of Statutory Consultation.

Divisions affected: Wirksworth;

Lead officer: Jenny Webster


28/07/2022 - Children's Services Capital Programme ref: 498    Recommendations Approved

For Cabinet to consider and approve the Children's Services Capital Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)   Note the allocations made under delegated powers by the Executive Director for Children’s Services and the Children’s Services Head of Development;

 

2)   Note the cancellation of the £50,000 funding approved for the expansion scheme at Brailsford Primary School;

 

3)   Note the receipt of the funds received/returned to the Children’s Services Capital Budget as detailed in Appendix 4 of the report;

 

4)   Approve the allocation of the £274,148 increased insurance contribution to the budget for the replacement Harrington Junior School

 

5)   Approve the allocation of £190,738 Section 106 funding to the extension and remodelling project at Wessington Primary School as detailed in Appendix 3 of the report; and

 

6)   Approve the Capital Programme 2022-23 and allocations totalling £2,384,262 from 2023-24 Basic Need and £7,258,294 from 2022-23 School Condition Allocation to the projects as detailed in Appendix 3 to the report.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Jill Beacham


27/07/2022 - Dedicated Schools Grant Monitoring 2021-22 – Outturn ref: 508    Recommendations Approved

To provide the Cabinet Member with the final position of the Revenue Budget outturn position of the Dedicated Schools Grant for 2021-22.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education

Decision published: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member notes the report

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Shelley Kerslake