Decisions

Decisions published

22/06/2020 - Young People’s Sufficiency Strategy: Semi-Independent Accommodation and Support Services ref: 1502    Recommendations Approved

This key decision will be considered by the Cabinet Member for Children's Safeguarding and Early Years because the decision is urgent and it has not been possible to publish details about the decision in the Forward Plan. The decision wil be considered under the Council's General Exception Rules.

Please refer to the published decision report for details relating to the decision and to the written notification statement from the Chief Executive on why the decision was urgent and why it was not possible to give the required 28 days notice of the decision

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member - Children's Safeguarding and Early Years

Decision published: 22/06/2020

Effective from: 30/06/2020

Decision:

This decision was taken using the Council’s General Exception Procedure Rules. The Chair (Cllr Andrew Miller) and Vice Chair (Cllr Lesley Williams) of the Children and Families Scrutiny Committee, were notified of the need to take the decision as an urgent decision without first publishing notice of the forthcoming decision on the council website (28 days before the decision was taken).

 

In coming to this decision, Cllr Richard Boyles, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding and Early Years, gave due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itself and also the relevant Due Regard Statement, which was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

 

Having fully considered all available information, Cllr Boyles rejected the alternative options and took the recommended decision to:

 

1.   Approve an increase in the estimated maximum contract value for semi independent accommodation and support services for vulnerable young people from £10.8m to £13m.

 

2.    Confirm the previous decision taken on 24th April 2019 that, upon conclusion of the competitive tender process, delegated authority be given to the Executive Director of Children’s Services, (in consultation with Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding and Early Years), to enter into a contract with the preferred provider evaluated as offering the council best value for money.

 

For the reasons set out in the report.

Lead officer: Wendy Williams


22/06/2020 - Managed Print Contract (Canon) – Direct Award ref: 1503    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to extend the term of the council’s current “Managed Print Solution” contract with Canon UK Ltd (in respect of Lots A & B thereof) by two years to expire on 31st January 2023 (rather than on 31st January 2021 as provided currently).

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Decision published: 22/06/2020

Effective from: 30/06/2020

Decision:

In coming to this decision, Cllr Lynden Stowe, Cabinet Member: Finance and Change, gave due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itself and also the relevant Due Regard Statement, which was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

 

Having fully considered all the available information, Cllr Stowe rejected the alternative options and took the recommended decision to: -

 

i) Delegate authority to the Head of Delivery Services to undertake negotiations to extend the term of the council’s current “Managed Print Solution” contract with Canon UK Ltd (in respect of Lots A & B thereof);

 

ii) Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Corporate Resources on conclusion of such negotiations to extend the term of the council contract by two years to expire on 31st January 2023.

 

For the reasons set out in the report

Lead officer: Rob Barnes


18/06/2020 - Accessibility Strategy 2020-2022 ref: 1496    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of the report is to set out the Local Authority's duties around accessibility for disabled pupils and to ensure that the Local Authority meets its statutory duty of publishing an accessibility strategy. The Cabinet Member is asked to consider and approve the Gloucestershire County Council’s Accessibility Strategy 2020-22.

 

Any representations should be sent to:

 

Charlotte Jones, Acting Director of Education

charlotte.jones@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Tel: 01452 328689

 

By 5.00pm on Tuesday 16 June 2020

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills

Decision published: 18/06/2020

Effective from: 26/06/2020

Decision:

In coming to this decision, the Cabinet Member: Economy, Education and Skills, gave due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itself and also the relevant Due Regard Statement, which was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

 

Having fully considered all the available information, the Cabinet Member rejected the alternative options and agreed to take the recommended decision to:

 

Approve Gloucestershire County Council’s Accessibility Strategy 2020-22 for the reasons set out in the report.

Lead officer: Charlotte Jones