Decisions

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Decisions published

01/06/2020 - Local Authority Discretionary Business Grants Fund ref: 627    Recommendations Approved

Cabinet authorised (report number 97/2017) that the Assistant Director (Finance), in consultation with the Cabinet member with portfolio for Growth, Trading Services and Resources (except Finance) to determine, finalise and review the Discretionary Revaluation Rate Relief Policy and other rate relief schemes in line with guidance issued by the Government and further local schemes relating to Non-Domestic Rate Relief as advised.

The Government had provided for a one-off Local Authority Discretionary Business Grants Fund in response to the coronavirus.

A policy has been devised under delegation to ensure the prompt award of the grants.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director for Resources

Decision published: 09/06/2020

Effective from: 01/06/2020

Decision:

The Government had provided for a one-off Local Authority Discretionary Business Grants Fund in response to the coronavirus.

A policy has been devised under delegation to ensure the prompt award of the grants.

Lead officer: Mr Saverio Della Rocca


19/05/2020 - ST GEORGE'S BARRACKS - UPDATE ref: 616    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

Cabinet noted the progress update in respect of the St George’s Project.


19/05/2020 - OAKHAM ENTERPRISE PARK - SECURITY UPGRADE ref: 621    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

Cabinet approved the allocation of capital receipts of £81,000 to pay for the provision of replacement CCTV and security lighting equipment at Oakham Enterprise Park.


19/05/2020 - CARE ACT EASEMENT ref: 620    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

1) Cabinet noted the implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Care Act Easements.

 

2) Cabinet delegated authority to activate the Easements to the Strategic Director for People, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Safeguarding Adults, in line with the process proposed in this Report.


19/05/2020 - PRIORITISED PROGRAMME FOR SPENDING OF COMMUTED SUMS- AFFORDABLE HOUSING ref: 619    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

1.     Cabinet approved the priorities of single persons or childless couple’s accommodation and five and six-bedroomed properties in section 3 of this report

 

2.     Cabinet approved an affordable housing commuted sum allocation of £932,400

 

3.     Cabinet authorised the Strategic Director of Places to undertake a bidding process for grant applications from housing associations and from within the Council, setting out in a separate document for bidders the priorities in section 3, other lower priority bids that may be accepted and the details of the scoring matrix to be used by the Council

 

4.     Cabinet authorised the Strategic Director of Places to hold informal discussions with the bidders if appropriate

 

5.     Cabinet requested that the Strategic Director of Places bring a further report to Cabinet on the outcome of the bidding process and recommending a way forward, including proposed budget recommendations for the capital programme.


19/05/2020 - REVIEW OF COMPLAINTS ref: 618    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

Cabinet approved the following revised draft Policies and Procedures:

a) Compliments Comments and Complaints Policy and Procedure (Appendix A of the report).

b) Adults Social Care Complaints Policy and Procedure (Appendix B of the report).

c) Children’s Social Care Complaints Policy and Procedure (Appendix C of the report).


19/05/2020 - WHISTLE-BLOWING POLICY ref: 617    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

Cabinet approved the Whistleblowing Policy appended to the report.


19/05/2020 - RISK BASED VERIFICATION ref: 622    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 19/05/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 19/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

Cabinet noted that the Risk Based Verification Policy has been reviewed and no changes were required.