Decisions

Use the below search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the council’s decision making bodies.

Alternatively you can visit the officer decisions page for information on officer delegated decisions that have been taken by council officers.

Decisions published

02/01/2019 - Discretionary Retail Discount Policy ref: 290    Recommendations Approved

The Government recognises the challenges retailers face and is taking action to help the high street evolve. It will therefore provide a retail discount scheme for occupied retail properties with a rateable value of less than 51,000 for each of the years 2019/20 and 2020/21. This discount will be administered by the Council and funding by a Section 31 grant.

Retail discount guidance has been published by the Government here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/business-rates-retail-discount-guidance The Council must have a robust policy in place n order to administer and award retail discounts.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director for Resources

Decision published: 07/01/2019

Effective from: 02/01/2019

Decision:

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.

Lead officer: Mr Saverio Della Rocca


18/12/2018 - Determination of the terms of land transfers (based on model 125 year leases) for Empingham, Great Casterton and Uppingham C of E primary schools and the completion of two outstanding statutory transfers of land at Great Casterton and Uppingham C of ref: 289    Recommendations Approved

To enable the academy conversions of Empingham, Great Casterton and Uppingham C of E Primary Schools to be completed.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director for Places

Decision published: 31/12/2018

Effective from: 18/12/2018

Decision:

Determination of the terms of land transfers (based on model 125 year leases) for Empingham, Great Casterton and Uppingham C of E primary schools and the completion of two outstanding statutory transfers of land at Great Casterton and Uppingham C of E Primary Schools

Lead officer: Mr Steve Ingram


23/10/2018 - Prioritised Programme for Spending of Commuted Sums for Affordable Housing- 9 Buckingham Road extension-Design Services ref: 288    Recommendations Approved

Authority to procure Design Services for considered Option 2.

Design needs to progress from RIBA stages 0-1 to stages 2-6

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 31/12/2018

Effective from: 23/10/2018

Decision:

Authority to procure Design Services for considered Option 2.

Lead officer: Mrs Helen Briggs


18/12/2018 - 17-05-02 Wireless Hill Roundabout, South Luffenham ref: 287    Recommendations Approved

To implement recommendations of feasibility reports following scheme identification in accordance with Cabinet Report 55/2017 and/or 141/2018

To provide greater warning of the Wireless Hill Roundabout from the eastbound and northbound approaches through the use of high friction surfacing and road markings

Decision Maker: Strategic Director for Places

Decision published: 31/12/2018

Effective from: 18/12/2018

Decision:

To implement recommendations of feasibility reports following scheme identification in accordance with Cabinet Report 55/2017 and/or 141/2018

Lead officer: Mr Steve Ingram


17/12/2018 - ITCP-2017-12 Langham ref: 286    Recommendations Approved

To implement recommendations of feasibility reports following scheme identification in accordance with Cabinet Report 55/2017 and/or 141/2018

to slow vehicles on the approach to Langham from Melton by creating a 40mph buffer zone
To reduce vehicle speeds through the village by refreshing all the white lining and HFS
To provide safer ways for pedestrians to walk through Langham by clearing overgrown vegetation and creating a dropped crossing

Decision Maker: Strategic Director for Places

Decision published: 31/12/2018

Effective from: 17/12/2018

Decision:

To implement recommendations of feasibility reports following scheme identification in accordance with Cabinet Report 55/2017 and/or 141/2018

Lead officer: Mr Steve Ingram


17/12/2018 - ITCP - 2017-02 Greetham ref: 285    Recommendations Approved

To implement recommendations of feasibility reports following scheme identification in accordance with cabinet report 55/2017 and/or 141/2018

The build out will provide improved visibility for motorists exiting Pond Lane and offer additional protection to Oak House.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director for Places

Decision published: 31/12/2018

Effective from: 17/12/2018

Decision:

To implement recommendations of feasibility reports following scheme identification in accordance with Cabinet Report 55/2017 and/or 141/2018

Lead officer: Mr Steve Ingram


17/12/2018 - 17-05-10P A6121 Ryhall ref: 284    Recommendations Approved

To implement recommendations of feasibility reports following scheme identification in accordance with Cabinet Report 55/2017 and/or 141/2018

Decision Maker: Strategic Director for Places

Decision published: 31/12/2018

Effective from: 17/12/2018

Decision:

To implement recommendations of feasibility reports following scheme identification in accordance with Cabinet Report 55/2017 and/or 141/2018

Lead officer: Mr Steve Ingram


12/12/2018 - Purchase of IT Laptop hardware ref: 282    Recommendations Approved

The IT service is responsible for ensuring we provide adequate equipment to service areas and staff.
It is proposed to invest in hardware to improve the provision for laptops
This requires approximately £25,000 of funding from the IT Capital Program.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director for Resources

Decision published: 31/12/2018

Effective from: 12/12/2018

Decision:

Cabinet authorised the Director for Resources to allocate the IT capital allocation of £150,000 this decision seek to draw down from this capital fund.

Lead officer: Andy Nix