Decisions

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Decisions published

12/07/2024 - Petition – Request for the Installation of a Zebra Crossing, Station Road, Pilsley ref: 1065    Recommendations Approved

To ask the Cabinet Member to consider a petition requesting the installation of a zebra crossing on Station Road, between Prospect Road and Church Street.
Following consideration of this report, the Cabinet Member is asked to decline the request to install a zebra crossing on Station Road in Pilsley.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways, Assets and Transport

Decision published: 12/07/2024

Effective from: 20/07/2024

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member:

 

1)   Notes the petition requesting the installation of a zebra crossing on Station Road, Pilsley;

2)   Does not accept the request for the installation of a zebra crossing on Station Road, Pilsley given the other road safety measures in place in the area and the ongoing work to recruit a new school crossing warden; and

3)   Notes that the lead petitioner be informed accordingly.

Divisions affected: Clay Cross South;

Lead officer: Steven Dungworth, Joanna Jackson


11/07/2024 - Report for Delegated Approvals for Acquisition and Disposals not Exceeding 500,000 March 2024-May 202 ref: 1063    For Determination

The purpose of the report was to inform the Council Member for Corporate Services and Budget of reports receiving Delegated Authority Approval for the period 1 March 2024 to 31 May 2024. The reports concern acquisition and disposal of interests in land or property subject to the value of the interest not exceeding £500,000.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Corporate Services and Budget

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 19/07/2024

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Corporate Services and Budget took note of the appended transactions listed in the report which were approved under the Scheme of Delegation.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Allen Shepherd


09/07/2024 - Section 8 Agreement for the Realignment of Snelsmoor Lane and Construction of an Additional Roundabout ref: 1061    Recommendations Approved

To seek the Cabinet Member’s approval for Derbyshire County Council to enter a Section 8 Agreement with Derby City Council, under the Highways Act 1980, pertaining to the realignment, construction, and future maintenance of Snelsmoor Lane and proposed additional roundabout.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways, Assets and Transport

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 19/07/2024

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member approves for Derbyshire County Council to enter an agreement with Derby City Council under Section 8 Agreement of  the Highways Act 1980, pertaining to the realignment, construction, and future maintenance of Snelsmoor Lane, Derby and proposed additional roundabout.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Adam Fenlon, Joanna Jackson


11/07/2024 - Report for Delegated Approvals of Property Transactions Not Exceeding 100,000 March 2024- May 2024 ref: 1064    For Determination

The purpose of this report is to inform the Council Member for Corporate Services and Budget of reports receiving Delegated Authority Approval for the period 1 March 2024 to 31 May 2024. The reports concerned relate to property transactions which vary interest and rights of the Council’s existing land and built assets where the interest does not exceed £100,000

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Corporate Services and Budget

Decision published: 11/07/2024

Effective from: 19/07/2024

Decision:

The purpose of this report is to inform the Council Member for Corporate Services and Budget of reports receiving Delegated Authority Approval for the period 1 March 2024 to 31 May 2024. The reports concerned relate to property transactions which vary interest and rights of the Council’s existing land and built assets where the interest does not exceed £100,000.  

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Allen Shepherd


10/07/2024 - Performance Monitoring and Revenue Outturn 2023-24 ref: 1055    Recommendations Approved

To provide Cabinet with a report on Council Plan performance and to set out the Council’s final revenue outturn position for 2023-24.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 18/07/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note and agree the Council Plan performance and the Revenue outturn position for 2023-24;

 

2)    Note the cumulative deficit on the Dedicated Schools Grant at 31 March 2024 as set out in paragraph 4.54 of the report;

 

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 4.59 of the report;

 

5)    Approve the contribution of £0.678m from the Public Transport budget to an Earmarked reserve to fund additional capacity within the SEND Passenger Transport service as detailed in paragraph 4.63 of the report;

 

6)    Approve the contributions to Earmarked reserves of £0.218m Virtual School grant and £0.324m Early Years grant funding as detailed in paragraph 4.64 of the report; and

 

7)    Approve that any underspends arising in future financial years on the Virtual School and Early Years grants may be contributed to an Earmarked reserve to fund future expenditure consistent with the purpose of the respective grants.

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Eleanor Scriven


10/07/2024 - Children's Services Section 106 Allocations ref: 1058    Recommendations Approved

To inform cabinet of the receipt of 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: 10/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 18/07/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note the receipt/availability of Section 106 funding and approve allocations to the projects outlined in Appendix 2 to the report; and

 

2)    Acknowledge the expiry of spend date of Section 106 funding and approve the return of funds to the developer.

 

 

Lead officer: Nicola Ward


10/07/2024 - Children's Services SEND Capital Budget (High Needs Provision Capital) Allocations ref: 1057    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for allocations from the Children’s Services SEND Capital allocation for projects at Swanwick School and Sports College and Stubbin Wood Nursery Block.


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 18/07/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Note the allocation and receipt of further funding from the Department for Education as detailed in 4.1 of the report;

 

2)    Approve the allocation of £1,600,000 from the SEND capital budget 2018-21 & 2021-22 for the project at Swanwick School and Sports College;

 

3)    Approve the allocation of £270,000 from the SEND capital budget 2021-22 for a project at Stubbin Wood School and Nursery;

 

4)    Approve the allocation of £200,000 from the SEND capital budget 2021-22 for a project at Brackenfield SEND School;

 

5)    Approve the allocation of £848,000 from the SEND capital budget 2021-22 & 2022-23 for a project at Ashgate Croft School;

 

6)    Approve the allocation of £1,600,000 from the SEND capital budget 2022-23 for a project at Alfreton Park School; and

 

7)    Approve the allocation of £320,000 from the SEND capital budget 2022-23 for a project at Stanton Vale School.

Lead officer: Nicola Ward


10/07/2024 - Proposed Relocation of Clay Cross Library to New Premises ref: 1060    Recommendations Approved

To seek Cabinet approval for the relocation of Clay Cross Library to new premises in Clay Cross Town Centre facilitated through the Clay Cross Town Deal programme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 18/07/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the recommendations as detailed in the not for publication report.

Divisions affected: Clay Cross North; Clay Cross South;

Lead officer: Robert Clayton, Joanna Jackson


10/07/2024 - Provision of support under the Homes for Ukraine Scheme ref: 1056    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval of funding for the on-going support of Ukrainian Refugees and their hosts.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 18/07/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED to approve:

 

1)    The allocation of £3.715m of the Homes for Ukraine core funding for the provision of thank-you payments to host households; and

 

2)    The extension of the free bus pass scheme to Ukrainian Guests until the end of March 2025, at an estimated cost of £67,000.

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Christine Flinton


10/07/2024 - Disposal of Hurst House, Chesterfield ref: 1059    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to offer Hurst House, Chesterfield for sale by auction. In making this decision, Cabinet will be acting on behalf of the Council as a trustee of Chesterfield School Foundation charity.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/07/2024 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/07/2024

Effective from: 18/07/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the recommendations as detailed in the not for publication report.

Divisions affected: Spire;

Lead officer: Kathryn Zasada


08/07/2024 - Adoption of the Trans Pennine Trail Bridge ref: 1054    Recommendations Approved

To seek the Cabinet Member’s approval, subject to consultation with the Director of Legal and Democratic Services, to enter into an agreement to adopt a new bridge to carry the Trans Pennine Trail, to maintain the bridge and accept a commuted sum.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways, Assets and Transport

Decision published: 08/07/2024

Effective from: 16/07/2024

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member approves, subject to consultation with the Director of Legal and Democratic Services, to enter into an agreement to adopt a new bridge to carry the Trans Pennine Trail, to maintain the bridge and accept a commuted sum.

Divisions affected: Staveley North and Whittington;

Lead officer: Joanna Jackson, Jonathan Tilley


01/07/2024 - Extension of Five Adult Social Care and Health Transport Contracts ref: 1052    Recommendations Approved

To seek the Cabinet Member’s approval to extend five Adult Care Transport contracts up to 12 months to ensure continuity of provision for vulnerable service users whilst Adult Social Care & Health department undergoes public consultation on proposals for the future of day service provision.
To further allow sufficient time for ASCH to review and understand the outcome of the consultation in order to reach decisions about future commissioning requirements for provision of transport to Council run day services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways, Assets and Transport

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member:

 

1)    Approves the extension of five Adult Care Transport contracts, under Protocol 10 of the Council’s Financial Regulations, up to 12 months to ensure continuity of provision whilst Adult Social Care & Health Department undergoes public consultation on proposals for the future of day service provision, at a maximum cost of £346,210; and

2)    Notes the requirement to allow sufficient time for ASCH to review and understand the outcome of the consultation in order to reach and implement decisions about future commissioning requirements for provision of transport to Council run day services.

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Joanna Jackson, Deborah Oddy


01/07/2024 - Localities Social Connection Project Extension ref: 1053    Recommendations Approved

Extension to current Social Connection project for 1 year across all 8 localities (2024-2025)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Communities

Decision published: 01/07/2024

Effective from: 09/07/2024

Decision:

That the  Cabinet Member for Health and Communities approves

 

a)    the continuation of the Social Connectedness work across the County for a further year from 01 October 2024 to 30 September 2025.

 

b)    the allocation of £0.200m from Public Health grant reserves to strengthen Social Connectedness work in Derbyshire Localities from 1 October 2024 to 30 September 2025 in accordance with the breakdown of allocations in section 4.13 of the report.

 

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Lead officer: Luan Wilde