Decisions

Decisions published

14/10/2020 - Financial Monitoring Report ref: 1544    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

Cabinet Member for Finance and Change, Cllr Lynden Stowe, gave an update on the year-end forecasts for the County Council’s Revenue and Capital Budgets 2020/21.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and,

 

RESOLVED to: -

 

1.    Note the forecast revenue year end position based on actual expenditure as at the end of July 2020 and August 2020 (Period 5) forecasts for the 2020/21 financial year including Covid-19 forecast is an overspend of £9.948 million. The forecast excluding Covid-19 is an overspend £6.532 million.

2.    Note the forecast capital year end position as at the end of July 2020 of £136.279 million against the revised budget of £129.699 million.

3.    Approve the £1.659million increase to the capital programme as outlined in Section C of the report.

4.    Note progress on delivery of the £6.384 million of savings against a target of £10.545 million in 2020/21 or 60.54%.

 


14/10/2020 - Schedule of Proposed Disposals ref: 1549    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

Cllr Lynden Stowe sought approval for the schedule of disposals proposed to meet the three year capital receipts target of £33m up to 2020/21.  Cabinet were being asked to approve the two schedules within the exempt appendices.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and, in line with the council’s Policy for the Disposal of Property,  

 

RESOLVED to: -

 

  1. Confirm that those sites described at Appendix A (Exempt) which have previously been declared surplus by Cabinet in March 2020 and not yet disposed of, continue to be declared surplus to requirements

 

  1. Declare the sites listed on the proposed Schedule of Disposals Appendix B (Exempt) surplus to the Council’s land and property requirements

 

and in relation to both these schedules,

 

Delegate authority to the Assistant Director – Asset Management and Property Services to dispose of these sites in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Change and the Council’s Chief Financial Officer.

 

 


14/10/2020 - Extension of the adult drug and alcohol treatment service contract ref: 1548    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

Cllr Tim Harman, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities, sought approval to extend the contract for adult drug and alcohol treatment services for a further two years, as permitted in the contract.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and

 

RESOLVED to: -

 

Grant a +2 year extension to the contract with Change Grow Live for adult drug and alcohol treatment services from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2024.

 


14/10/2020 - Adoption and implementation of a countywide Housing with Care Strategy ref: 1547    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

Cllr Carole Allaway Martin, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care (Commissioning), sought approval to adopt and implement a county wide Housing with Care Strategy for Gloucestershire.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and

 

RESOLVED to: -

 

Adopt and implement the Gloucestershire Housing with Care Strategy, as set out in Appendix 1

 


14/10/2020 - Real Time Passenger Information System ref: 1546    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

Cllr Nigel Moor. Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning sought approval to procure and award a Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) contract, through standard procurement methods (an OJEU compliant competitive procedure), to allow provision of a full RTPI service to include licence for needed software and including a CMS as well as maintenance of hardware and installation services.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and

 

RESOLVED to: -

 

Delegate authority to the Executive Director: Economy, Environment and Infrastructure, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning, to procure and award a contract, and to exercise the option to extend this new contract for a further period of two years on the expiry of an initial five year term, any extension will be subject to a performance review.

 


14/10/2020 - Cabinet Response to Council Motion 848 Tree Planting ref: 1545    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and

 

RESOLVED to: -

 

Endorse the approach outlined in the report, in particular that officers continue to work with the Gloucestershire Local Nature Partnership (GLNP) and constituent partners to:

 

·         Engage landowners quickly and develop the action plan for delivering the Gloucestershire Tree Strategy and vision therein;

·         Develop a Gloucestershire Natural Capital Investment Trust and associated carbon offsetting scheme;

·         Develop the Community Tree Planting scheme; and

·         Develop funding bids to the Climate Change & Air Quality Action Fund.

 

 


14/10/2020 - Traffic enforcement camera contract ref: 1543    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 14/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

Cllr Dave Norman, Cabinet Member for Public Protection, Parking and Libraries sought approval for the procurement of two contracts in relation to traffic enforcement cameras and maintenance that were used for enforcing bus lanes, cycle lanes, moving traffic and parking contraventions.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and,

 

 

RESOLVED to: -

 

Delegate authority to the Executive Director: Economy, Environment and Infrastructure in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Public Protection, Libraries and Parking and Environment and Planning.

 

1.    To conduct a competitive procurement process in respect of a contract for the supply and maintenance of traffic enforcement cameras and associated hardware and software. The proposed contract shall continue for an initial period of 5 years and include an option to extend its term for a further period of not more than 3 years.

 

2.    To award such contract to the preferred tenderer.

 

3.    To exercise the option to extend such contract for a further period of three years on the expiry of the initial five year term.

 

4.    To enter into a 5 year contract via a direct award with the council’s existing supplier of traffic enforcement equipment for the supply of maintenance and software services in respect of the council’s current traffic enforcement cameras.